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Job Opportunities
At Buffalo Gap

We are seeking employees for our 2023 season (April - November) to help run various aspects of our business


Buffalo Gap Retreat is a three-season, rustic retreat located in the West Virginia mountains two hours west of Washington, DC. We offer the following to our guests:  26 rustic cabins, camping, a 1.2 acre lake, 1/2 acre dog park, sand beach, wood-fired sauna, hiking trails, a beautiful outdoor event pavilion and bar/restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating.


Full Time Cook

Seeking detailed, efficient, clean, and dependable candidates. This employee will be involved in all aspects of food preparation and cooking in our commercial kitchen. This role collaborates on creating menus for our weekend cafe and catering events, taking into consideration factors such as costs and dietary needs. This person will also assist with planning, inventory tracking, and purchasing. Must observe all policies and procedures of safety and sanitation, acording to OSHA and health code standards.

Salary is $15-17/hour based on experience.

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Camp Staff (Housekeeping, Kitchen Staff, Groundskeeping, Maintenance...)


We are looking for assistance with: housekeeping, meal preparation & service, groundskeeping, maintenance, laundry, office & store assistance, guest relations, and event preparation. Scope of duties and responsibilities will depend upon the candidate’s skills, capability, and interest. Prior experience is a plus, but not a requirement. Ideal candidates are looking to learn and gain experience within the hospitality industry. Planned summer events for which we will need help include: weddings, yoga retreats, dance weekends, etc.

Weekly hours are variable, depending on retreat occupancy and event scheduling. 20-40 hour weeks are typical. Salary is $9-12/hour, based on experience and scope of duties.


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Volunteer Camp Host


Seeking Volunteer Camp Host for our 2023 season. Part time effort of 20 hours per week in exchange for an RV or camper site with access to full bathroom, kitchen, washer/dryer, and internet. Recreational access to property and amenities as schedule and retreat occupancy allows. Typical duties include campground oversight, guest relations, housekeeping, groundskeeping, and light maintenance.

Up to 20 additional paid hours per week may be available at our Camp Staff rate of $9-12/hour, based on experience and scope of duties.

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Massage Therapist

WV Licensed Massage Therapist to work at the Spa as an independent contractor.  Compensation commensurate with experience.

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General Info:

Our ideal candidate is someone who:

  • is dependable and hardworking

  • has a cheerful, outgoing, and customer service oriented personality

  • is in good physical condition with the ability to lift 30 lbs

  • has reliable transportation

  • is local, or able and willing to live on-site

  • has relevant skills/prior experience, but above all a willingness to learn and contribute to a successful season

  • is able to spend all, or most of, the season with us


What we offer:

  • a great opportunity to gain experience in the hospitality industry;

  • a season full of meeting new, interesting people, exploring, campfires, and communing with the great outdoors

  • recreational access to property and amenities as scheduling and retreat occupancy allows

  • end of season bonus, plus letter of recommendation for employees in good standing, based on accumulated months of service

  • rustic accommodations, or camper/RV space (dry camping with access to kitchen, bathroom, showers, laundry, and internet), is available for interested candidates applying from outside the Capon Bridge, WV commuting area in exchange for an agreed upon number of hours per week.


We reserve the right to conduct a background check on any candidates as a condition for employment.

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