RVers Workers On Wheels Newsletter #599 ~ December 19, 2009

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RVers Workers On Wheels Newsletter #599 ~ December 19, 2009

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Update from Your RV Workers On Wheels Newsletter Editor

Bob and I wish you a very Merry Christmas!

I'm not sure if it is because of the Christmas season or what, but it seems much of my work on the website this past week focused on charitable organizations and volunteer positions. Eco retreats, Christian builders, animal rescue, government run campgrounds, museums … there's a huge variety of possibilities out there.

However you celebrate this holiday season, and 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.

~ Traveling FL Mystery Shoppers Needed
~ Campground Manager Needed
~ Work Campers Needed for Campground Grounds and Building Maintenance
~ Animal Refuge in New Mexico Seeking Volunteers
~ Volunteer Wildlife Area Host in AZ

The freshest ads are on the December Job Listings page.

~ December Job Listings

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

~ Job Listing Index

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Workers On Wheels Blog

Be sure to check our blog frequently for website updates and between newsletter announcements. Add it to your list of favorites.

~ Workers On Wheels Work for RVers and Campers Blog

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Working RVer Tip

A sense of purpose is worth a lot. You can't measure it with a mathematical formula.

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Christian Volunteer Organization Profile

Mobile Missionary Assistance Program (MMAP)

~ by Jeff Humiston

Mobile Missionary Assistance Program (MMAP) is comprised of Christians who are retired and travel via some type of self-contained recreational vehicle on the North American Continent. A membership includes BOTH husband and wife (couples only are accepted as members). Along with traveling, our members enjoy serving God and His people in a special way, working on selected projects at Christian churches, camps, missions, orphanages, and other Christ centered activities.

Primarily, our work involves construction, renovation, or remodeling, but many other areas are touched as well. Every kind of worker is utilized as the needs are varied in God’s vineyard; therefore, we can accommodate everyone who is willing to apply himself or herself to the task at hand. (A project lasts 3 weeks, working 4 days a week, 7 hours a day). Many of our people bring with them construction skills and soon pass these skills on to others. Of course, the most valuable contribution is a life dedicated to serving Jesus, and the skill of applying the teaching of the word of God to every situation.

We attempt to locate our projects to take advantage of the best climatic conditions possible; normally moving south in the winter months, (southern U.S.) and north during the summer months, (northern U.S., Canada, and Alaska).

Our project hosts provide parking and utilities for us and supply all materiel for the work.

~~ Read more about this on the website.

~ Mobile Missionary Assistance Program

If you are a charitable organization needing working RVers, tell us about your group.

~ Submit a Volunteer Organization Profile

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Working RVer Tip

Keep in mind why you are looking for a job. The perfect job for you may be the one the RVer in the neighboring campsite hated. The RVer who just wants to work enough to cover the cost of his RV site sees those 40 hour work weeks differently than the one who needs to earn his living.

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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.

~ Sell advertising for campground directories
~ Factory line workers (fill-in, via temp staffing agency)
~ Draw caricatures at fairs and festivals
~ Ski resorts lift operator
~ Teach wood carving

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Watkins Bus. Info

Part of our income comes from my being an Independent Watkins Associate (ID #362289). You could be one, too.

~ Buy or Sell Watkins Products

~ Use and Tell Team Building Method

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Working RVer Tip

Unless the jobs you held way-back-when are relevant to the position you are applying for, you can leave them off your resume.

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Eco-friendly Volunteer Organization Profile

Cascada Verde Retreat Center, Vegan Eco-Lodge, Raw Living Foods Restaurant

~ from Patrick Schindler

Imagine the opportunity to be able to create and offer focused retreats, nature and spiritual workshops, eco/natural-school, and permaculture seminars.

This is an opportunity to live, work, and play in harmony with the earth, all the while sharing with others. The opportunities are endless for someone with the right initiative, belief, and enthusiasm.

There are no limitations, all you have to do is dream and put them in action. Take your fresh ideas, collaborate with us, and watch Cascada Verde bloom. No requirements that the focus or uses be limited to one specific area. Let’s work together to make the most out of our ideas. We may try many things until we find the right fit, but if your heart and soul are behind this endeavor, the sky is the limit.

In exchange, here is what we at Cascada Verde Retreat Center can offer you:

• living and working in a beautiful and healthy environment
• lots of free and healthy food from the gardens
• the opportunity to assist in expansion to take Cascada Verde to new levels and emerging markets
• you will get to know a great multicultural crowd of local people
• the opportunity to meet interesting people from around the globe that share your beliefs
• the priceless experience of living in a tropical paradise between the untouched mountain rainforest and lonely beaches

In addition we will work out a compensation plan to share the majority of the rental income/profits based on performance, rentals etc.

~~ Read more about this on the website.

~ Cascada Verde Retreat Center

If you are a charitable organization needing working RVers, tell us about your group.

~ Submit a Volunteer Organization Profile

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Working RVer Tip

If you apply for a job and don't hear back from the employer, follow-up with a polite email or phone call.

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

How We Build Our Websites

Our readers keep asking how we build our websites and how we make money from them. So, here's an overview of how it works, not only for website building, but creating a web business.

SBI! is as an all-inclusive suite of tools, so I don't need to piecemeal things together. And, I really don't need to know what I am doing website, wise. I'm not technologically inclined and, truthfully, I don't want to learn. I love answering your questions. I love writing about our travels. But, when it comes to HTML, SEO, FTP, and the other techi stuff, well, I don't love that. SBI! makes it so that I can concentrate on doing the fun parts.

How it's done….

SBI! goes on the model of C → T → P → M.

Content → Traffic → Pre-sell → Monetize. What that means is that you build your website based on content. Pick a topic and post articles, pictures, stories, reviews, and such about that topic. The content draws traffic. Your website visitors (the traffic) learn about your topic and get to know you. They realize you know what you are talking about and they value your opinions and recommendations, and that is the just of pre-selling. Monetizing is the last step, where the money actually comes in through referral fees, selling your services, advertising, selling products, affiliate marketing, etc.

SBI! is a set of tools that makes it easy to do the whole C→T→P→M thing.

What theme or topic do you pick for your website? Well, the Action Guide leads you through some exercises to find out. The Brainstorm It! and Niche Choose It! tools help you narrow it down. Part of it is based on your interests and knowledge. But, those tools also help show what topics are more likely to be profitable than others.

~~ Read the rest of this article on the website.

~ Website Building

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Working RVer Tip

If you really want a job, apply for it.

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Positive RVing Attitudes

The only thing stopping you is you, the rest can be overcome. Realize this and everything becomes possible. ~ Unknown

Three hops get you as far as one leap. ~ Cynthia Copeland Lewis

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35555 Spur Hwy #281
Soldotna, AK 99669

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