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Workers On Wheels Work For RVers and Campers

Email the Editor/Publisher ~ Coleen Sykora

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RVers Workers On Wheels Newsletter #669 ~ April 29, 2011

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Update from Your RV Workers On Wheels Newsletter Editor

I think we unintentionally gravitate to places where wildlife shares our RV site. This morning we awoke to a Tom turkey's gobbling. He was strutting around within about eight feet of our motorhome. Earlier in the week we had deer, an antelope, rabbits, blue birds, wood peckers, and the rest of the flock of turkeys close by.

We are still in Rapid City, SD. We're busy doing spring cleaning, maintenance, and some repairs. Doesn't seem to matter where a person lives, or whether his home is on wheels or not, these things still need to be done.

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


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Current Job Openings for RVers

Here are some of the most recently listed job openings. These are just a few of them. Go to the website to see all of them.

~ TX: Seeking RVers for Oilfield Well Site Locations
~ WY: Help Wanted - Paying Wages and Campsite Various Jobs
~ WA: Pay Plus for Seasonal Work Camping Position
~ AR: Work Camping House Sitter Wanted, Year Round
~ USA: Campground Site Map Ad Rep Needed Immediately

The freshest ads are on the April Job Listings page. Go to the page listed below to see them all, including details and contact information.

~ April Job Listings

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

~ Job Listing Index

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Watkins Summit Group Bus. Info

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

~ Buy or Sell Watkins Products

~ Use and Tell Team Building Method

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Working RVer Tip

Be open to the ideas of those around you. But, at the same time, be true to yourself. Listening and taking someone else's opinion into consideration does not mean that you must adopt that opinion or act upon it.

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New Pages On

Use the Local Newspaper to Find Who is Hiring and for What Positions

The local newspaper is still an excellent place for job information. The paper I picked up this morning has an article about a new resort opening this summer. That follows an article on tourism jobs.

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

~ Local Newspaper

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Subscribe to our RV Life and Travel E-zine. There's no cost.

~ RV Life And Travel

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Your Working While RVing Questions Answered

Work Camper Guidelines

~~ A future RVer asks: Are there any rules or guidelines for work campers to follow while working? While not working?

~~ I answered in part: Could you expand on your question? I'm not sure that my answer really tells you what you want to know. What comes to mind are the basics, but I think you are asking for something else.

~ Honesty
~ Respect for self
~ Respect for others

~~ Read the longer version of my answer -- and add your comments -- on the website.

~ Work Camper Guidelines

Have a question about doing volunteer work or working for pay while RVing? Ask.

~ Ask a question about working while RVing.

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Workers On Wheels Blog

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

~ Workers On Wheels Work for RVers and Campers Blog

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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.

~ Highway construction flagger
~ Ticket taker at sporting events
~ Make and sell picture frames from barn wood
~ Campground canoe rental clerk
~ Seasonal reservation agent

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New Pages On

Flea Market Supplies and a Bit on the Lifestyle of Vending While Full-time RVing

Flea market sale days require supplies. It is necessary to have coins and small bills to use in making change. Have a cash box, money apron, fanny bag, or some secure place to put sale proceeds.

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

~ Flea Market

This is the third part of a three part article I wrote when we were working at flea markets most every weekend. The first and second parts of the article are also posted on our website.

~ Go to part one of this article.

~ Go to part two of this article.

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Working RVer Tip

Persistence pays. (Some of these old cliche's have been around for a long time for good reason -- they are still true.) Keep trying to get the job that you want.

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Featured Website Section

Questions and Answers

We've posted hundreds of questions from RVers and perspective RVers -- along with our answers. Many of them also have comments by other RVers, which expanded on my answer or added a completely different perspective.

~~ Go to the website and scroll through the list to see which ones interest you.

~ Questions and Answers

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Words of Wisdom from Workers

Oil Field Gate Guards

~- Jim B. writes: If people just need to make fast bucks with their RV, there are several companies in Texas who are constantly recruiting for gate guards at a boxcar number of oilfield sites blossoming here. This will go on for years. Forget recreation, pretty much no time off when you want it, and exotic locations; often, marginal air quality, weather, etc. Finally, you must cover the gate 24/7, so it must be two adults to allow shift sleeping. Most sites will allow your dog/pets. Your RV 30 or 50 amp will be connected to a generator running on diesel fuel. There will be a large, potable, good water tank, and a honey pot for sewage. Outdoor lights are furnished by the contractor. Perhaps this is best for you if the contractor can guarantee a long term assignment or several shorter ones in the same area. Example: We met a couple who live near Homer, AK (Paul and Jenny) who do this every year in the Cuero, Texas, area; they return home in April and come back in the fall (Sept/Oct). If interested you may email me for more info. Jim Baird ( This is not for anyone.

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Earning a Living with a Website

If you've thought about making some extra money with a blog or website, or if you want to get serious and build an e-commerce business, I suggest you look at SBI. It is a suite of tools, all in one place. It's a great how-to guide -- and, they do a lot of the behind the scenes work for you.

~~ Read more on the SBI website.


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Reader Feedback

~ Sandra Y. writes: My husband and I just retired and are joining the work camper team. We have been reading your Workers On Wheels for the last year and decided we would like to try it. We used your site to find a position as a work camper at Longhorn Ranch RV Resort in Dubois, WY. We are leaving tomorrow on our way to be there by May 1st. I'm a little nervous about it since it is a new experience for us, but am looking forward to it. Thank you for the inspiration to begin a new experience with work camper.

~ Shorewood RV Park Management, Rockaway Beach, OR. writes: We would like to have our ad looking for year-round Asst. Mgrs. at Rockaway Beach, OR. that was posted in March deleted from your postings. We have found a wonderful couple and filled the position. Thank you.

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Workers On Wheels Back Issues

If you've missed some of our newsletters, you can still find many them on the website.

~ Previous WOW Newsletters

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Positive RVing Attitudes

Most people rust out due to lack of challenge. Few people rust out due to overuse. ~ Author Unknown

Take a lesson from the grass. No matter how many times it is cut down, it rises again and continues to grow. ~ Author Unknown

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

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We started this site after corresponding with thousands of RVers, sharing what we’ve learned from our personal experience as full-time RVers, as well as what we've gleaned from employers and managers who hire and work with work campers and other RV workers.

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