Barbara Weinberg

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Englishtown Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia, Canada
Minimum Stay:
November - April: 1+ weeks, May-October: 1+ month
English, French, German, Swiss German, a bit of Spanish


Co-Owner- Vegetarian Chef Healing Artist Master Gardener

"Meditation and a flexible mind, home-grown/prepared vegetarian food, creating something and working with others"

This is the Deal

November-April - Assist in the following:
Maintain 3 winter yurts, keep wood stoves going/move & split firewood, snow removal, maintain snow shoe trails, serve guests (food prep, food service, assist housekeeper), marketing, website renewal, bloging

May-October - Assist in the following:
Gardening, landscaping, trail & campgroup maintenance, erect & maintain yurts & tipis, cooking, assist housekeeper, serve guests, outdoor guiding, cultural guiding, marketing, bloging, events management,

Welcome Skills: Interpersonal skills, sense of humor, Gardening, Cooking


Located on the Cabot Trail on the Atlantic ocean, Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort is a destination for guests and staff from the world over who wish to interact with each other, and generate a sense of adventure to connect with the natural and cultural environment of Cape Breton Island.

What Else

In addition to guided outdoor adventures, we also offer healing arts such as meditation, Qi Gong, and acupuncture; we grow a lot of our own food and keep chickens for eggs; we produce 1/3 of our electricity through solar panels, and use mostly solar hot air, solar hot water as well as wood heat.

+ Smokers allowed

+ Internet Access

+ Have animals/pets