Mahoosuc Guide Service in Newry, Maine is looking for 1 or 2 winter apprentices. We run overnight guided dog sled, ski and snowshoe trips in the western mountains of Maine. The position begins in December and lasts until mid April. Excellent opportunities to learn/improve winter skills and learn how to train, care for and travel by dog team.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding


Camping experience, keen to learn and be open to new experiences, loves being outdoors

Required Skills:

Physically strong and fit, hard working, dependable, trustworthy, must love dogs, must like meeting new people

Preferred Skills:

Winter camping experience, experience with dogs as working dogs or pets, good work ethic, likes to cook, clean, help with logistics of food and gear, driver license, first aid training

About Mahoosuc Guide Service, Inc.

Outdoor guide service in western mountains of Maine offering year round fully outfitted canoeing and dog sledding trips since 1991. Owners are both Master Maine guides with over 40 years of experience guiding in the outdoors. We breed and raise our own Yukon husky sled dogs and keep a kennel of about 21 dogs.

Application Instructions

Send cover letter and resume with references to: [email protected]