RVers Workers On Wheels Newsletter #564 ~ April 18, 2009

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Email the Editor/Publisher ~ Coleen Sykora

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Update From Your RV Workers On Wheels Newsletter Editor

We're in the midst of spring break-up. Snow is melting, yards and parking lots are filled with water, and RVs are making an ever increasing presence. Alaskan RVers who worked in southern states during the winter are returning home. Caretakers and house-sitters are leaving their winter jobs tending to vacationers homes and moving back into their RVs. And, some folks are digging out the travel trailers, campers, and motorhomes just for spring fun.

Wherever you are in your work and travels, we wish you joy and prosperity,


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Current Job Openings for RVers

Here's a sampling of the most recently listed job openings.

~ 10-12 Hours Per Week Work Camper Position ASAP In Pennsylvania
~ Paid Seasonal Help Wanted On the Mogollon Rim In North East Arizona
~ Workamper Job Working for RV Site, Some Meals, and Weekly Incidentals
~ Immediate Work Camper Opening in FL
~ 15 Hours For Site - Immediate Need For Workamper Caretaker

The freshest ads are on the April Job Listings page.

~ April Job Listings

For the archives of previously posted job listings, see the monthly job index page.

~ Job Listing Index

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Working RVer Tip

Match Your Skills to the Job

Show prospective employers that you have the skills for the job.

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New Pages On Work-For-RVers-And-Campers.com

Campground Owners Want Workers Who Will Follow Directions and Work With Them

Campground owners are bound to see things differently than their employees do. As the business owner or campground manager, their perspective may be quite different from that of the RVer.

Let's hear first hand from a campground owner about what she looks for in hiring work campers. This interview is with Lori J. Crawford owner of Loranger Pines RV Park in West Branch, Michigan.

Q. What would you like RVers to know about campground work?

A. That for the most part, and in general, campground work is fun! Living and working in the outdoors is a blessing and gives a person the opportunity to connect with all aspects of nature from weather to wildlife.

Q. What is it about your best work campers that makes them stand out above the rest?

A. What is probably most important to me is that the workamper not try to run the campground the way they see fit. They should be able to follow instructions and directions, and carry out all work as instructed or asked to.

Read the rest of this interview on the website.

~ Campground Owner's Views

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Ways RVers Make Money

Here’s a sampling of work RVers can do to cut their expenses, earn a living and pay for their travels.

~ Supervisor of youth work program
~ Theme park attendant
~ Sell aluminum welder and rod at farm shows
~ Buyer for second hand stores
~ Seasonal income tax return preparer
~ Groom for horses
~ Seasonal or substitute pre-school teacher

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New Favorite Work Camper Campground Nominee

Lost Alaskan RV Park

The Lost Alaskan RV Park is in beautiful Alpine, Texas. It is located near Big Bend National Park and Davis Mountains State Park. We liked the area and park so much we decided to stay and work camp.

It is a friendly, clean, and relaxing place to stay.

Winters are very mild and summers are a lot cooler than most of Texas due to the elevation.

Work camping here at Lost Alaskan RV Park is a pleasure. The work schedule is two days on and six days off. The managers and owner go out of their way to make everyone feel welcome.

Read more about this on the website.

~ Lost Alaskan RV Park

Nominate your favorite campground/RV park employer.

~ Add Your Favorite Work Camper Park

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Working RVer Tip

Dish Washer

For a seasonal job, there's always restaurant dish washing. I heard an owner and manager discussing dishwashers and this was the quote concerning the hiring requirement. "If he can stand up straight and breath." It may not be glamorous, but the positions are readily available, in most every community. Since high school kids often work these jobs during the weekends, you may be able to work weekdays and have your weekends for fun. You may also be able to choose your hours, from very early to very late, depending on when you want time off.

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Working RVer Tidbit

Camp Hosting Jobs Strong

Camp hosting is one of the fastest growing trends in the American job market. This is according to Recreation Resource Management, a private company that runs campgrounds for the government in National Forests and state parks.

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Positive RVing Attitudes

Your state of mind is your state of life. ~ Unknown

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. ~ Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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Coleen Sykora, Editor/Publisher
35555 Spur Hwy #281
Soldotna, AK 99669

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