Catskill Center Seeking Live-In Caretaker for Thorn Preserve in Woodstock, NY

Catskill Center Seeking Live-In Caretaker for the Catskill Center’s Thorn Preserve in Woodstock

The Catskill Center owns and operates the 60-acre Thorn Preserve located at 55 John Joy Road in Woodstock. We are seeking to rent the 660 Square Foot, one-bedroom cottage that was newly renovated, at a reduced rate in return for:

  • Monitoring public use of the preserve
  • Reporting disallowed activities
  • Acting as an emergency contact point
  • Maintaining the area immediately around the cottage
  • Maintaining and keeping the cottage clean and in good working order

The Cottage has well water, propane gas stove and oil heat.

Accepted applicant will be responsible for all utilities and services. Rent is $1,000 per month, and may be negotiable based on caretaker hours and duties. Applicant must be prepared to sign a 1 year lease and put down first month rent, last month rent and a refundable security deposit.

No pets please
No smoking

The position with the cottage becomes available the beginning of October. 

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and 3 references to:

Catskill Center | Attn: Michael Drillinger, Land Trust Manager | PO Box 504 | Arkville, NY 12406

The Catskill Center conducts business in accordance with all federal, state, and local fair housing laws. It is our policy to provide housing opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, handicap, national origin or sexual orientation.