Volunteer Lighthouse Keeper Opportunity!


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Mon May 29, 2017 10:00 AM - Thu Sep 21, 2017 06:00 PM


287 N Lighthouse Dr.Mears, MI 49436


Volunteer Lighthouse Keeper Opportunities!!

All along beautiful Lake Michigan

The purposes of our volunteer keeper program are:

  1. to preserve and restore the lighthouses under our care
  2. to give people an opportunity to visit the lights and climb the towers
  3. to educate our guests aboutMichigan’s maritime history
Day keeper oppertuniies at Little Sable on Mondays and Thursdays from 10 am to 5pm. Dates are availble May 29th through Sept21st 2017. Work with the local group of Seekers who operate this lighthouse and keep it open to the public.

Enjoy working with

Little Sable Point: Located in the Silver Lake State Park in Mears,we are looking for day keepers of Little Sable. tasks that the volunteers may work on include but are not limited to sharing historical information with visitors, keeping the grounds clean and lighthouse clean, handle money from tours, and have fun!

To be a volunteer one must be a member of Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association. Along with member application, the volunteer application and expectations/regulations will need to be filled out, which can be found on our website, www.splka.org. A letter stating why you are interested in becoming a volunteer keeper, a brief resume outlining previous work and volunteer experience and two letters of reference will also be needed.


  • History
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • May commit for one day or several days
  • SPLKA Membership

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