New Year’s at Ashokan Work Exchange Positions

  • Classes and workshops will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am-1pm and 2pm-6pm. Evening dances begin at 8pm. Some of the shifts below overlap with these times.
  • Kitchen workers must wear close-toed shoes and have hair tied back. Please report to the kitchen on arrival.
  • If you don’t get a job, you’re entitled to a full refund, if requested, right away.



Option 1: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch Preparation ($215 discount)

Breakfast, brunch and lunch prep. Shift may include dining hall set up & kitchen cleanup.

  • Saturday & Sunday from 7:30-8:30am
  • Saturday & Sunday from 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Monday from 8:30-10:00am


Option 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch Cleanup ($165 discount)
Breakfast, lunch, and brunch cleanup.

  • Saturday & Sunday from 9:30-10:30am
  • Saturday & Sunday from 1:30-2:30pm
  • Monday from 11am-12pm


Option 3: Dinner Preparation and Clean Up ($195 discount)
Dinner preparation and clean up.

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 5-6pm
  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 7-8pm


Option 4: Dining Hall Cleanup ($250 discount)
Breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner cleanup.

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 7-8pm
  • Saturday & Sunday from 9:30-10:30am
  • Saturday & Sunday from 1:30-2:30pm
  • Monday from 11am-12pm


Option 5: Snack Every Night ($195 discount)
Set out snack by 11pm. Replenish as needed. Clean up snack and dining hall when folks are finished: Fri & Sat at about 12:30pm; Sunday (New Year’s Eve) at about. 1am.


Option 6: Snack on New Years Eve ($75 discount)
Sunday only (New Year’s Eve)
Assist with setting out snack by 11pm, replenishing as needed and cleaning up snack and dining hall when folks are finished, at about 1am.



Option 7: General Clean Up Crew ($225 discount)
Meet with Crew Chief after dinner on first night
Sweep, mop, pick up trash, move tables and chairs as needed; set up and clean up for New Year’s Eve party;
final clean up 2-5pm on last day. Duties do not conflict with classes.


Option 8: Sauna ($175 discount)
Light fire and tend sauna, help with final clean up.

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday evening
  • Monday from 2-5pm