Property Caretakers, Christian Volunteers, and Happy Camp Workers

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RVers Workers On Wheels Newsletter #572
~ June 14, 2009

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Update from Your RV Workers On Wheels Newsletter Editor

Thanks in part to an interview we did for MSN Money, we have many new readers this issue. We welcome you!

It's Sunday afternoon. Bob's building a car hauling trailer. I'm doing this newsletter and website updates, and answering emails. This evening, we'll head out to a nearby cafe for dinner. Pretty much ordinary -- and enjoyable -- stuff for a welder who likes to make things and a writer who likes to write. It almost doesn't seem right to call it work.

I have a neat little booklet called "Have the Life You Deserve." It shows how you can have more money, more free time, and more security. If you'd like a copy, email me your name and mailing address. I'll be glad to send you one.

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.

~ Customer Service Evaluator Needed in Devils Lake, ND
~ Paid Positions at Dollywood and Dollywood's Splash Country for 2010
~ Weekend RV Park Manager Position in Texas
~ Tattoo Artist and Body Piercer Positions in CA
~ Slow Season Workamper Position, With Pay for Cabin Remodeling

The freshest ads are on the June Job Listings page.

~ June 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

A Good Deal? Only You Can Decide

If you are enjoying what you are doing so much that is doesn't feel like work, it doesn't matter whether or not someone else thinks the position is a good deal.

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New Pages On

Property Caretakers Are As Varied As Their Caretaking Jobs

Good property caretakers are honest and dependable. Those may be the only characteristics they share. Their skills, education, personal preference, background, and outlook on life vary greatly.

Do you describe yourself as "people person?" Some like to be in the hustle and bustle of things. They like camp hosting because they get to meet each camper that comes to the park. They may work as nannies and thrive on being involved with the children's social activities.

Are you a loner? Some property caretakers are. They enjoy solitude. They find working by themselves peaceful. These caregivers work in remote places. They may tend to herds of sheep or other livestock. They enjoy campgrounds, resorts, and hunting and fishing lodges -- in the off season, when others have left.

Read the rest of this article on the website.

~ Property Caretakers

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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.

~ Treasure hunting and metal detecting
~ Caretaker for gun club or shooting range
~ Blacksmith demonstrator at old-fashion-days festivals
~ Sell horse tack at horse shows and rodeos
~ Teach doll making
~ Conduct business seminars
~ Medical claims processor

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Your Working While RVing Questions Answered

Christians Wanting to Volunteer

~~ An RVer asks: I know a couple, in their late 50s, who want to volunteer their services somewhere. They asked me to find out if there were any opportunities for them to serve. They are committed Christians. They have already served as RV park managers in North Carolina with a Christian ministry.

Do you have a list of Christian ministries in the Southeast who are looking for RVers to volunteer with them?

~~ I answered: We do have a list of Christian volunteer organizations, though they are not specific to the southeast.

~ Christian Volunteer Organizations

Our list is far from complete. Readers, what other Christian organizations are looking for volunteers? Help out your fellow RVers by letting us know about them. If we have the information, we can post a full page on the organization.

~~ Send up information on volunteer organizations.

~ Use this form to send us info.

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New Favorite Work Camper Campground Nominee

Florida Atlantic University Camp

From Frank P. Sr.

We have worked two winter seasons as volunteers at the FAU camp in the Everglades. Although the camp is very secluded, it is a great place to be.

You are allowed to set your own schedule and do whatever work you can and like to do to keep the camp looking good. The bosses are great and the guests are pleasant to meet.

Workampers are required to work 20 hours per week for site. However some weeks, since we enjoyed the camp and making it an oasis in the jungle, I worked 40-45 hours. It was fun to do with the locals in the area, as well as finding some good, off the trail eating places.

Read more about this on the website.

~ FAU Camp

Nominate your favorite campground/RV park employer.

~ Add Your Favorite Work Camper Park

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Working RVer Tip

Temporary Workers Replace Permanent Workers

As companies are laying off permanent workers they may need more temporary and seasonal workers. An RVer's desire to work short term is an asset.

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Positive RVing Attitudes

The key to going forward is knowing where you are today. ~ Unknown

I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities. ~ Whoopi Goldberg

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

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