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RVers Workers On Wheels Newsletter #673 ~ May 30, 2011

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Update from Your RV Workers On Wheels Newsletter Editor

We hope that you had a safe and fun-filled Memorial Day weekend. And, we hope that you took time to thank both retired veterans and active members of our armed forces for serving our country.

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. There are many more. Go to the website to see all of them. Once on the website, you will find an enhanced listing with a full page devoted to each Help Wanted ad.

~ AZ: Camp Host Wanted in Quartzite
~ SD: Help Wanted June-September in the Black Hills
~ TX: Work Campers Wanted To Help In Activities Dept
~ CA: Volunteer Camp Hosts Needed
~ AZ: Year Round On the Colorado River
~ AL: Mixed Site and Wages, Close to FL

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

~ May 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. Bookmark it, or add it to your list of favorites.

~ Workers On Wheels Work for RVers and Campers Blog

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Working RVer Tip

Start your resume with a couple sentences that let employers know what your strong points are and why they should pick you for the job.

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New Article On

Ask Work Camping Questions Prior to Accepting the Job

Work camping, camp host, full hook-up RV site, FHU, utilities, maintenance, light duties, free … what do those words mean to you? Chances are they mean something else to the person hiring you.

When contacting an employer about a work camping position you see advertised, be sure to ask for clarification. I'm seeing a disturbing trend.

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

~ Ask Work Camping Questions

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Working RVer Tip

If a campground or RV park Help Wanted ad does not specify, "No bathroom cleaning," or "No restroom cleaning," it probably means that cleaning the toilets is part of the job.

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~ RV Life And Travel

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Featured Job Opening

MI: Attention Golfers

Enjoy unlimited golf, with cart, on our beautiful 18-hole par 73 golf course in Hillman, Michigan for the summer. Additional workampers needed June

~~ See the entire page about this job, including pictures, on the website.

~ MI: Attention Golfers

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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.

~ Hickory farms holiday kiosk
~ Design websites for other RVers
~ Sell snow cones at markets and special events
~ Personalized weight loss consulting
~ Restoring historical and old military airplanes

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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

Start a list of questions that you want to ask your prospective employers. In the excitement of being offered a position, it is awfully easy to forget to ask even basic things. And, if you realize you did forget to ask something, calling or emailing to find out is better than just hoping your assumptions are correct.

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Tell Us About Your Dream Job

What is your dream working while RVing job? Share with us about a job you've had that you really liked.

Or, tell us what would make the ideal job -- your dream job.

~ My Dream Job Is …

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Featured Job Pages

USA: RVer's Wanted - Gas Leak Survey Techs

USA: Southern Cross has been a service provider to the natural gas industry for over 60 years, as a leader in gas line inspection. Our technicians travel throughout the country, walking over gas lines, and survey for leaks.

~~ See the entire page about working for Southern Cross on the website.

~ USA: RVer's Wanted - Gas Leak Survey Techs

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Working RVer Tip

If an ad or job description where you are working for something other than an hourly wage (such as where you work for an RV site and utilities) lists the amount of work in a range of hours or days, expect that you will be asked (or required) to work the longest amount listed. For example, if the ad has, "Work 20 - 25 hours a week for a full hookup RV site," expect that you will be required to work the full 25 hours each and every week. That way, you won't be upset when that's what is expected and you'll be pleasantly surprised if you are asked to work less.

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Featured Website Section

Volunteering Saves Money and Yields Many Rewards

Volunteering can be a fun way to spend your time while you save your money. RVing volunteers frequently receive an RV site and other benefits while helping out their favorite causes. They also get to see some beautiful parts of the country and have some great experiences. It's a win-win situation, for both the non-profit organization and the workamper.

~~ Find more articles about volunteering on the website.

~ Volunteering

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Working RVer Tip

You may be much better off getting paid an hourly wage for each hour you work and then paying the regular monthly or seasonal campground rate than what you are doing a work-for-site exchange.

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New Article On

Kids In the RVing Family - How Having Children Along Affects Work Camping Jobs

Prior to hitting the road, I had heard a lot of horror stories about families being turned away from jobs because they had kids and never disclosed it during the phone interviews. So, before I ever got my first work camping job, I made the decision that I was going to be upfront and honest about the fact that I had kids

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

~ Kids in the RVing Family

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Working RVer Tip

A written agreement can alert you to concerns so that you can address them prior to starting the job.

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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

~ Rosa B. writes: I just wanted to let you know I really enjoy your newsletter. I'm always telling my husband,"Did you know...?" after I receive it! Great job! We're workampers at a KOA in MI at this time and love it! Great people to work with here!

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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

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. ~ Mark Twain

Without the management of time, you will soon have nothing left to manage. ~ William D Reiff

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

(c) 2011 All Rights Reserved

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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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