City : Provincetown, MA
Position : Front Counter
Hours per week : 32-40
Pay Rate :
+ tips per hour
Housing : Housing assisted by GTCE - $150 per week.
Start Date : 07.09.2019
End Date : 07.09.2019
Provincetown is located at the extreme tip of Cape Cod, MA. A small coastal resort town with a year-round population of just under 3,000, Provincetown has a summer population of as high as 60,000. Often called "P-town",14Ithe town is known for its beaches, harbor, artists, tourist industry, and its status as a vacation destination for the LGBT community. Provincetown's tourist season has expanded, and the town has scheduled created festivals and week-long events throughout the year. The most established are in the summer: the Portuguese Festival, Bear Week and PBG's Carnival Week. The Atlantic House in Provincetown is considered the oldest gay bar in the US and Frommer's calls it "the nation's premier gay bar". The Art House provides a venue for numerous entertainers and shows during the summer season, in particular Varla Jean Merman, Miss Richfield 1981, Ms. CoCo Peru, and other town favorites. In off season, the Art House remains open providing nightly entertainment that includes a Wii Bowling League, Trivia Night, and similar events. The water surrounding Provincetown has the effect of moderating temperatures. The water also has the effect of delaying the onset of the seasons, by keeping spring temperatures cooler and fall temperatures warmer than the rest of the state.
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