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Campground Chaplains 
Do you ever get requests for campground chaplains? I am planning on retiring from my position as a DoD contractor (after 37 years in the Army) and becoming …

Updating Resume 
I would like to update and improve our resume that is posted on the work-for-RVers-and-campers.com website, but have not been able to find an edit tab. …

Job Ended Before It Started 
We arrived as agreed for our summer position. After we had been here four days, the owner met with us. His office manager had been training us. He said …

Best Products to Sell on the Road? 
We are so interested in becoming "workampreneuers," but we don't know which products would be best to sell on the road from our motorhome. We are looking …

Work Camping Pastors 
Do campgrounds ever want a retired pastor to hold services during the summer months? Coleen, the working while RVing editor comments: Hi Patti, …

New to Work Camping 
We are very interested in work camping about six months of the year. Where can we find a list of campgrounds looking for help and the normal arrangements? …

Work Camp Musicians 
Do any work camps ever look for musicians? My husband and I would love to start work camping in June of 2012. He plays music. I can do just about anything. …

Internet Service 
Since you rely on the internet, I need to know what you use to continually get coverage where ever you are. We are going to be working at a federal park …

KOA Registration Program 
It looks like we will be working for a KOA this summer. Is there a way to learn the KOA registration program before we begin (so we won't feel so lost …

Bartering and Unemployment 
I have an RV park that I have used the barter system. The person that came to me requested to barter two days a week in the office working behind the counter …

Barter vs Employee 
I want to volunteer part time as I travel around the country. I specifically do not want to be paid and I specifically do want free campsite and hookups. …

Form for Work Camper Employers 
Wouldn't it be a good idea to develop a form for work camper employers to fill out that would spell out the exact requirements for each workamper? The …

Dollywood W-2 Forms 
Does Dollywood have a site to get your W-2 forms online? Coleen, the working while RVing editor replies: Dollywood, Dolly Parton's Great Smoky …

Amazon Jobs Feedback 
I was wondering if you have gotten any feed back from people who worked for Amazon. I'm in Florida and I'm interested in working for Amazon thru the summer. …

Lack of Ad Response 
Not one response and this is the easiest position one could ever hope for. Maybe up to 30 hours a week scares someone. I had someone contact me and the …

Cell Tower Sitter 
I came across an old article from Workers on Wheels (vintage 1997) that talked about working for a company that supplies monitors for a major cell phone …

Dog Stitting Jobs 
Any dog sitting or dog walking jobs available in campgrounds or RV parks? My husband and I are considering the full time RV life. I would like to do this …

Are Only Couples Hired? 
Are only couples hired? I am a young (62) widow who has returned to full-time RVing after selling my house. Do employers hire individuals or only couples? …

Disappearing Work Campers 
As an employer, I would like to see more info on how RV parks can protect themselves from that 1% of work campers who are less than honest/courteous. …

Family Style Full Timing 
Family style full timing.... We've got kids. Um, let's see... home schooling, friends, sports scene, etc. We are a very close family of four. Just your …

When to Advertise for Workcampers 
How far in advance are workcampers looking ahead for positions? The workcamp position RV space has been filled thru April 15th (it is now December). Would …

Bait and Switch Ads 
I have had several jobs with camp sites but it has come to my attention that of late there are many camp owners that aren't being quite true to their ads. …

Oil Field Security 
Oil field security jobs are on the minds of several RVers this week. Cathy and Gary write: Coleen, we are looking for a job at on oil rig 24/7. Got any …

Knife and Scissor Sharpening 
I'm looking at starting my own knife and scissor sharpening business. I've read that an RVer who sharpened knives, scissors, etc. for other RVers at big …

Receiving Checks and Mail 
My question is about how to work and draw a check? We bought an RV. We live in Ohio. My son is going to be staying at our house. We are going to Virginia …

RVers with Horses 
We are RV'ers with horses looking for work. Coleen, how do we specifically look for horse related jobs with your site? We are experienced horse people. …

Excited to Get Started Work Camping 
We are excited about getting started. But, we are having problems getting started. I'm not sure if it's because I'm a disabled veteran and am limited as …

Australians Work Camping? 
Hi! We are a mature (in age), friendly couple from Australia. We have worked as camphosts here and would like to know if we would be allowed to do it for …

Farmer's and Crafter's Market 
I sell at the local Farmer's and Crafter's Market. I make crafts and was thinking of selling them on the road at various fairs and markets. Does anyone …

Info On Mystery Shopping 
Do you happen to have any info on legitimate mystery shopping contacts and opportunities? (And, the editor thinks you are also wondering how to avoid those …

Avoiding EMFs: WiFi & Laptops 
I'm about to begin full-time RVing, and will be writing while on the road. I wish to avoid staying at parks with WiFi, and likewise, I don't want to use …

Campground Discrimination 
I have noticed on more than one occasion the listing of jobs in this news bulletin to be discriminative in nature. I hope this is not a trend among the …

Sell Hobby Work 
Do RV campgrounds care if a person sells his hobby work, such as liquor bottle lights, or woodwork items such as plant pots or such? Or would you think …

Depreciation On RV 
Can I claim depreciation on a recreational vehicle if the employer requires one for me to work for him? Would there also be other income tax deductions …

Survive on Campground Work 
Can one survive on just campground work? I am worried about finding jobs on the road. Is it safe to be a full timer? I will be traveling in a recreational …

Better Work Wanted Ad 
Were you able to get our Work Wanted ad up and posted so that we can start getting some replies to it? We really want to start camphosting as soon as possible …

Hourly Wages Are Not for Everyone 
A campground owner emailed this week reminding me that not all business owners are required to pay their employees at least the minimum wage. She also …

RV Park Reviews for Work Campers 
I would like to see someone start an honest RV park review type page about their experiences work camping at the RV parks and resorts. Kind of like a YELP …

Mobile RV Cleaning Business 
The main reason for contacting you is to ask your opinion about the potential of starting a mobile RV cleaning service. I'm just beginning to explore this …

Cell Phone Internet Service 
I need a good cell phone Internet service provider. I will be travelling the US and most probably will be in remote areas. Whom do you suggest using for …

Boy Jobs, Girl Jobs 
I am finding more and more that some campgrounds are displaying a sexist attitude. When we got our recent job we were told the girls work the office and …

Campground Job with Kids 
I have a question or need advice on volunteering at a campground for a free site for duration of three to 12 months. I'm having a problem with places telling …

Working Campers Advise Campground Owners 
When working campers advise campground owners as to what's the best way to run their business, is there bound to be friction? Is it possible for the workers …

Working Camper Barter Rates 
Working camper barter rates come up again. This time, my answer favors the campground, even though I personally believe 20-some hours a week to work for …

Winter Work  
Douglas B. writes: This will be my first time applying for work camping work. I am living, but not working in, a campground in NH until it closes down …

Work Camping with No Experience 
How does a person get started work camping with no experience? Who will give us the break needed to start learning? Coleen, the working while RVing …

Work Camping 
Work camping ... just what is it all about to you? "It should be a chance to meet people across the country and travel to enjoy life," says KC, one of …

Work by State 
Question: Would it be possible to list the want ads by state and also if pay per hour is offered? I am on a fixed income like most, and look for paying …

Why Don't Employers Answer 
Question: If someone goes to the trouble of putting something in your letter about a position and will not provide you with additional information about …

Workers Without Campers 
Can you be a workamper without a camper? Can you start before you have your recreational vehicle? Are there jobs where the employer furnishes housing, …

Survive as Full-time RVers 
Can we survive as full-time RVers? I am a 48 year old painter and carpenter. I am tired of struggling to makes ends meet because of mortgage and the rest …

Workamper No Shows 
Workamper no shows leave campgrounds in a bad pickle. Here's a letter I recently received: Hello Colleen, I was perusing your website looking for …

Fair and Balanced  
My question is a general one. I ask Work for RVers simply because I know I will receive an honest answer. There are many of us out here that travel …

Short Term Camp Hosting 
Short term camp hosting questions.... What is the minimum time you need to spend on average at one campsite? My husband and I are wanting more to do camp …

Worcamping Taxes 
How do you keep up with the state taxes for the state you are worcamping in? What address do you use for the W2 forms and such?

Newsletter Job Postings 
Are the newsletter job postings by e-mail only, or do you also send them by mail?

Alaska Questions 
We are full time RVers and are tinkering with the idea of working in Alaska for Princess or some other company during the summer season. However, we know …

Work for Disabled RVers 
How can a single man with a physical disability make enough money to pay his bills and recreational vehicle travel expenses? Being disabled, how do I make …

Wanna Work at RV Park in Alaska  
Is there any place I can find out about working at an RV park in Alaska to earn my campsite fee and maybe a bit of cash while we would be up there for …

Workkamping? Is It Really Worth It? 
I have been looking through a lot of postings lately for workkampers here and on other sites as well. It seems that many of them expect 40 hours or more …

Rating Campgrounds 
We have heard that camping clubs have inspector / rating people that travel all over Canada and the US to their different club resorts. We would love …

Pay for Ministry Work 
My wife and I are going into the full time ministry and we want to work along the way. We want to know if we work, do we get pay? How much would we earn? …

Writing for Pay 
I'm interested in writing for a magazine or newsletter to supplement our income while traveling. I need some suggestions on where to start looking for …

Canceling My Ad 
I ran an ad with you, it worked, so now I would like to cancel it. Can you help?

Bus Transportation Driver  
Are there bus driving positions for retired tour bus drivers in RV areas?

Any Job Opportunities? 
I am considering full-timing in the future, but what job opportunities are there for me? I have a degree in elementary education and a master's degree …

New Worker Info 
I am a Graphic Artist and am interested in the work camping. I have never heard of it till today from a radio station. I have always wanted to do something …

Work in This Economy 
What is the availability of work for RVers in this economy? I have been out of the workamper scene for six years and am getting ready to return within …

Monthly Workamping 
We're planning our next winter's trip from NE to TX/NM/CA/OR and wondering if any RV campgrounds need workers on a monthly basis. We're both retired educators, …

Mobile In Motion Satellite 
Where is the best place to look for a mobile in motion satellite unit?

Florida Residency 
My husband and I are getting ready to hit the road full-time and we are torn between South Dakota and Florida for residency. It looks like Florida requires …

What Makes an RVer an RVer 
What makes a person an RVer? I thought anyone who traveled by an RV was an RVer. But on another forum, someone asked about RVers who sang for their supper …

Canadian Work Campers 
Can Canadians be workcampers legally?

Rocky Mountain Recreation Co. 
Has anyone worked for Rocky Mountain Recreation Company? We have an offer to be a campground host at House Creek Campground near Dolores, Co. with this …

Delaware North Companies 
Has anyone worked for DNC (Delaware North Companies) in Yellowstone? We have been hired as seasonal workers for the above company. We have signed agreements, …

Professional Counselor 
I am a professional counselor and want to hit the road as a full time RVer. Do you know if there are any work camper jobs that would need an on-site counselor? …

Hunting Clubs 
Do you know if any hunting clubs, like the ones that offer guided hunts, offer workamp jobs? Or campgrounds that offer guided hunts that have jobs for …

National Park Jobs 
We would like to investigate working in a national park but can't seem to find listings or applications. Can you help?

State Park Concessions 
I was wondering if there are any publications that show state campgrounds, state concession stands etc. that could be bid on or leased.

Editing Ads and Resumes 
Hello, I have an old ad posted from two caretaker jobs ago in February ads for work wanted. How do I either edit that ad to get current, since I am …

Problem Changing Subscription Email Address 
I am unable to change my subscription email address. I filled out the form and here's the message I get: S O R R Y Sorry, we either have a temporary …

Campground and RV Park Reservation Software 
I have a question about campground reservation system software. Is there someplace I can get training? Many work camper jobs I'd like to apply for require …

Advertising On RVs 
Do you know of any businesses or companies that would be interested and willing to pay for posting their advertising signs on our 5th wheel? I've seen …

Site 
No question, just appreciate your site very much !!!!!

RV Snowbirding Winter Positions 
Have question pertaining to all those good snowbirds out there. Most RV workcamping jobs listed are from May to October. There should be listings that …

RVing Full Time and Making Money 
My husband will be retiring in a couple of months. We have been thinking about RVing full time but also working while we travel. I have office skills …

IRS and State Taxes in Work Camping 
I am a New Mexico resident, in my fifties and would like to apply for one of your job listings that pays RV site and hook ups via their RV park, no wages. …

Christian Based Workamper Position 
It seems that many of the "Christian" employers who claim to be doing "God's work", discriminate against non-Christian workampers. Discrimination to me …

Unsubscribe 
How do I unsubscribe to this newsletter? Thank you Editor's reply: Look at the bottom of the newsletter you received. You should find where it has, …

Want to Fulltime and Work with Dogs 
I'd like to do something in the dog related field as I've been a groomer for over thirty years. One possibility is working as a vendor at dog shows but …

Your Christmas Jobs 
What jobs are YOU doing that are related to Christmas and the surrounding winter holidays? Are you working as Santa or Mrs. Claus? Working retail? Manning …

Hours for Site 
Many RV jobs in your listings require 20 hours per week for an RV site. That is equal to 86 hours per month. At 10 dollars an hour, this amounts to 860 …

Value of Working RVers 
"We bring great skills and talents to ALL industries and at a very nominal cost," writes working RVer Frank P. Frank was looking at job listings and …

Work Dates in Ads 
I really enjoy your news letters and I clearly understand your need to print on as-submitted basis. But when do you remove an ad? I was reading the classified …

Hotdogs 
Can I travel from flea market to flea market and state to state selling hot dogs from a hot dog cart? Do I need a license in every state or is there a …

Tent Camper Workamper 
Are there any websites dedicated to the workamper who chooses to live in his tent?

Certified Teacher 
I am a certified teacher (middle school) and am ready to hit the road as a working camper! Will being a teacher help me find jobs while traveling? Jobs …

Finding Work Camper Spot 
I am 46 and my wife will be going into travel nursing sometime next summer or fall. We have a few things we need to get done before then. I have worked …

Advertising MLM Business 
How do I submit an ad on your site to promote my multilevel marketing business? My wife and I are full time RVers ourselves. How do I submit an ad …

Long Distance Access Code 
How does a person acquire an access code for long distance calls concerning employment with some of your help wanted advertisers?

Jobs on Plants 
What type of job could I find if I was interested in plants?

Ad Response 
We posted a Help Wanted, but the ad response wasn't as good as we had hoped. We'd like to post another one. Can you help us write one that will get a better …

Agriculture Jobs  
Where can I find agriculture jobs while traveling in the US and Canada? I am a retired agriculture science teacher and would like to find work to help …

Looking for a Warm Climate 
We're out of work work campers looking for a warm climate, to hang out for the winter. We're especially happy when we can ride our bikes to the beach and …

Lacking Resume References 
What does a nice guy do about references for his resume when all he has done in his life are terrible production line jobs? It has been either quitting …

Listings of Open Jobs? 
Where do I go to find the ads for employment for work?

Volunteering for Rose Bowl Parade Floats 
We are wondering if you have any information about volunteering to help with a float for the Rose Bowl Parade. If so, any information would be appreciated. …

Prospective RVer with Questions 
What is the best RV to buy for full timing on a budget? I want to hit the road and be a full time RVer and be able to give massages, be a life and relationship …

Hours Per Week 
We are aware that working 40 hours total per week per couple exceeds any value for the campground where you are staying. Most of the ads ask for this commitment. …

Why Google Ads 
Why do you have Google ads on your site? I don't like them. I go to your website to find out about jobs. I don't go there to see ads for stuff I don't …

Agreement Form 
I was wondering if you knew of a website that I could find an agreement form to send to a couple that I would like to hire. They have accepted the job …

The Value of Old Ads 
Another problem is that some positions that are filled are not then removed. There is nothing more annoying than getting excited reading an ad and then …

Million Dollar Motorhome Owners 
Some RV park owners practice total snobbery. They only want someone who is driving a million dollar motorhome. Why someone who has that kind of money …

How Up to Date are Help Wanted Ads? 
How up to date are your listings? Do you ask that employers notify you when the position is filled? We have called many jobs listed here and all are …

Work Wanted Ads Have Question Marks 
I submitted my ad yesterday but for some reason the dashes appeared as question marks and I didn't notice it until I had already hit submit. Will it print …

Very Little Job Experience 
My husband and I have been married 28 years and I have very little job experience except for homemaking. Would like some suggestions on basic skills I …

Tent Work Camping 
Since I don't have a camper, can I stay in a tent and work for you?

Pets 
My pets are part of my family and I don't intend to leave them behind. I have three extra large pet dogs that will be with me. Will this be a problem getting …

Worker Inspiration 
What inspires you to do your best? What can your supervisor do or say that will make you want to work a little harder or do a better job? What motivates …

Work Camping Single Men 
Are there positions out there for work camping single men? Is there a way to filter these listings for easier searching? Most listings seem to be for couples. …

Fair Pay Value 
I am a single, retired lady, who would like to find a work-camping exchange situation that is fair and reasonable for the employer and employee. I'm having …

Permanent Jobs 
Do you have permanent jobs that pay wages where a husband and wife can both work and make enough money to pay bills, etc?

Expense Reimbursement 
If I use my personal RV on a overnight stay, what is a fair price to charge the company I work for, which would normally be responsible for my hotel or …

Current Openings  
I was looking for current openings, but they all seem to be from 2008 or 09. Do you have to pay a fee to join in order to look at current openings? Thank …

Help Placing Ad 
Why can't I send an ad? I have been trying to place an ad for one hour now. It rejects the word at the bottom of the page.

Minnesota Workampers 
We are hopeful Minnesota workampers, with children. We're not quite retired. We're seeking opinions of those knowledgeable to recommend a position or campground …

Cutting Christmas Trees 
Can you please tell us how you find work cutting Christmas trees? Would anyone recommend the job? RVers who have worked at tree lots, as lot managers or …

Warnings Page 
I so enjoy your website and I got my first workcamp job from an ad that was on it last March. Unfortunately, the experience was absolutely terrible, as …

Winter Jobs in Florida 
My wife and I are full-timers and are interested in finding job opportunities in Florida this winter. We read your news letter regularly but are not sure …

Working at a Driving Job 
I'm a retired commercial driver and hold a CDL Class A license. I always thought the CDL allowed you to get a job driving in any state. I found I was wrong. …

What Are You Doing? 
There are so many kinds of work that RVers can do. What have you found that is right for you? Hit the Comment button below and share with your fellow RVers. …

Employers Don't Reply 
I emailed a resort about a job and haven't had any response. Can you find out why?

Psychic 
I have a keen psychic ability and want to use it to do clairvoyant psychic readings while we are RVing. My supernatural powers are a gift and I want to …

Book Reviewer 
You listed book reviewer as one way people make money on the road. I would love that kind of a job. Do you know where I would go to find openings for a …

Finding Employment I Enjoy 
What would be the best way to apply for employment that I would enjoy? I am looking for a workkamping position in Texas for each winter from October to …

Prescriptions and Medical Issues 
My husband and I both take several prescriptions for diabetes and COPD. How do you get your prescriptions refilled while on the road? Do you tell the employer …

Christians Wanting to Volunteer 
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 …

National Sales Tax 
Is there a national sales tax number? We will be selling at farmers market and flea markets. We have a state tax number, but is there a nat'l that I don't …

Trouble with Link 
Hi, you sent me a link to verify that I did ask a question. When I try to go to the site, I receive a fatal error. Please know I am who I say I am. Thanks. …

RVing Editor's Photos 
In the past, many years ago you used to post pictures of where you have been. Do you still do that?

Single Workkamper 
Is it possible to be a single workkamper? I am contemplating workkamping as a single person and don't seem to see much for one person. Any hints or ideas? …

Contract Changes 
We signed a contract to do a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday breakfast program. We understood that there would be an occasional Monday and special events …

Caretaking Jobs 
Where are the caretaking jobs on the website? I do not see where caretaker jobs are posted. Please advise.

Publishing Recipes 
As a chef, I would also like to submit simple recipes to have published. I would like to have these articles help pay for my future travels. Any help would …

Registered Nurse, RVing, or Cruising 
I am so interested in becoming a working RVer. I am very interested in different jobs, but will be retiring from being a registered nurse. I am wondering …

Which Campgrounds Hire 
Could you tell me the camp grounds in Louisiana and Mississippi that hire part-time workers on weekends?

Ghost Town Hunter 
Who do I contact to submit photographs and stories of the old West, (towns and history) which I have visited throughout the United States in the past five …

Michigan Campground Jobs 
I would like to find some information on campgrounds and RV Park jobs in Michigan. We lived in Gladwin, MI, until 2006. We are looking for a Michigan …

Cost To Work 
What does it cost to work through this organization?

Non American  
If I am not an American citizen, can I just work for free facilities? Coleen, the working while RVing editor replies: Donna, you may be able to …

Typing 
I enjoy typing. I live in North Dakota and want to find work during the summer months that I can do as I travel. I am an elementary teacher. I am planning …

Moving Frequently and Work Camping 
Are there work camper jobs for short time commitments? If so, where can I find them? There are so many work camper jobs, but all I have seen go against …

SD Drivers License 
I just read your editorial about using S. Dakota as your domicile; sounds very attractive. I have one question. Did you have to go take a physical driving …

Permanent Address 
What does an RVer use as a permanent address? In my current state (Maryland), it is not permissible to use a PO box or other non-permanent form of address …

Tax Consequences of Volunteering 
My husband and I will be retiring next year. We've been looking into volunteering or working 20-25 hours per week. However, we've heard that many places …

Business Licenses 
In regard to business licenses, I've heard... (a) you don't need one if you are selling small items in small amounts. (b) you need one in each …

Business License Requirements 
My husband and I are thinking about starting a small business that we can operate out of our RV. He makes small wooden items & I dabble in beading. …

Making Money On The Road 
My partner and I travel from May to October in our 5th wheel and I have racked my brain trying to think up ways to make some extra cash on the road. …

Editing Resume 
I've added my resume. How can I edit it? Do I need to submit another one or can I edit the original?

Income Taxes 
Do camp workers have to pay any tax?

Working Tent Camper 
I am interested in your thoughts of a "young" 57 year old tent camper working for the camping experience on the east coast.

Massage Therapist 
Anyone with experience as an RV'ing massage therapist? I would love to travel in an RV and work as a massage therapist along the way. Has anyone seen anyone …

Master Electrician 
Is there work for a Master Electrician in the RVing world? I will be traveling with my wife, 2 dogs, 1 McCaw parrot and 2 HD bikes. My wife has a number …

Match Making Column 
I was wondering why none of the RV info readings anywhere have a personals column, such as if you are looking for someone who might be looking for a traveling …

Favorite Working RVer Jobs for 2008 
What was your favorite job/work/money making activity during 2008? What made it special for you? How did the people you worked for (or with) make a difference? …

Niche Product Vendors 
Our company is exploring the possibility of being a vendor at some county fairs across the US. I'm exploring how to staff the booths. This is not MLM - …

Do RV Parks Pay Cash? 
I would like to know if some RV parks and campgrounds will pay some cash money, so I don`t mess up my SSI. Do you know? Some of the fellow RVers say they …

Is an RV Required? 
Do you have to own an RV to be a part of this?

Therapeutic Massage and RVing 
Does your back ache from all that traveling? I want to be able to travel and go see my family who are spread all over the U.S and be able to do my job …

Tax Issues with Camper Workers 
I have heard that all work campers must be treated as employees and I have a very small, underscore small, RV park in Texas and do not have any employees. …

Vehicle Registration 
Working seasonal, but DMVs still require you to change over your registration.... I've seen the comments here about residency and taxes, but how do …

Deleting My Ad 
How do I take an ad off? I have filled the position. Great place to find help. We have been using Workamper News with no results. All they seem to …

Looking for a Job that was Listed 
I am trying to find a job that I think I saw on your web site. It was for a handyman position rebuilding an 1880s town. I can't locate it, and was wondering …

Who Is Eligible for Camp Work? 
We are former RVers. We now own a park model in an RV park in AZ. Are we eligible to apply for jobs as camp workers?

Coverage of Work Campers on Equipment 
We manage a beautiful 130 site RV Park in Cherokee NC. We are beginning to bring in work campers for some help. What is the legal way that we can be …

Travel Nursing From Your RV 
I was wondering, Colleen, if there are any people out there who are traveling nurses out of their RV? I am wanting to get the RV park that I manage …

Location for Work 
Is there a way to search for work in a location where we plan to stay for a couple of months?

Finding Paying Jobs 
I know I can subscribe to workampers magazine, etc., or go on line and subscribe to these organizations. We have paid for all these things and no jobs. …

Why Work In a Campground? 
Why would I want to work in a campground instead of getting a job somewhere else? Campground owners want too many hours each week just for a site. What's …

Looking For the Right Working Couple 
Looking for an on-line way to search for the right couple for our summer season at an Inland Northwest Nudist Resort.

Survey Takers 
Survey takers, are the web site survey companies for real? By paying them, can you really take surveys for money or does it just make them money by paying …

To Delete a Resume 
How can we delete an old resume? We were living in Georgia and now have moved to Texas. Let me know what I can do. Thanks, Debby

Swap Meet and Festival Work 
Swap meet and festival booth owners must need help. Is there anywhere that has listings for vendors who need people to manage their displays at swap meets, …

Park Manager Jobs 
Do they hire singles? Do they pay a fair rate of pay?

You Guys Are Great!!!! 
Just wanted to say thank you for this site. You guys are great to take the time to do what you do.

Work Camping In Georgia 
I am looking to relocate to GA in the next week or two. I need to find a location that needs workers that live in the campground. Any suggestions?

Edit Work Wanted Or Help Wanted Ad 
Is there any way to edit your ad? Coleen, the RVing editor, replies: There are two ways you can get your ad updated. One is to email me and let me …

StoresOnline 
StoresOnline.com - Anyone have experience with them? Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with that organization. What they have to offer …

Motorhome Travel For Pay And Stay 
Can you travel by motorhome any time of the year, work where you stay, and get paid, also?

Mail While Full-time RVing 
How do we receive mail while RVing?

20 Questions 
Somewhere in your newsletter I read one time of 20 questions you should ask the prospective employer and I can't find it again. Can you help me out? I …

RVs For RV Parks Or Private Property 
I wonder if there is someone who owns a camp property that would want to rent/buy our RV for that property - to live in or rent out? Like at the Feather …

Health Insurance 
Does anyone have any ideas regarding getting health insurance for RV workampers? I am 57 and my husband is 53?

Dates On Job Listing Pages 
I looked through the monthly job postings and it goes through Dec. and since there is no year listed, I want to know how old these listings are before …

Updating Help Wanted Classified Ads 
When do you update the job listings? There are a few that appear to be out of date.

RV Workcamping With Animal Shelters 
Does anyone know of locations for work campers at no kill animal shelters?

Positions for 2009 
When will the positions for 2009, April thru September, be posted?

RV Fuel Economy 
Working RVers Switch To RVs With Worse Fuel Economy When working RVers replace their recreational vehicles, they tend to buy an RV that gets the same …

Workcamping With Children 
Are there work camp positions that allow children? I have two children -- a 3 year old and 5 year old. I will be full timing with them and will need to …

Getting Started RVing 
My husband and I are planning on getting into the RV life style next spring. Are there any good books we can be reading now to help us prepare? Is there …

Compensation 
I was asked to become a "Camp Hostess" at a private park, and was told that I would be paid a minimum of $10 an hour for my work in the park, which entails …

Pumpkin and Tree Lots? 
Where are all the pumpkin and Christmas tree lot jobs? If you have info, let me know. I'm searching.

Good Temp Agencies 
I would love to start working seasonal and/or temp. jobs. Can you give me contact information for any temp. agencies you feel are good ones?

Why Aren't Applicants Courteous? 
I have contacted several of your applicants offering them an opportunity to talk about an opening I have at my campground. I never hear from them. No contact …

Swapping Camping Sites for Workampers 
Is there a forum (or would it be of interest here) to have a billboard or heading for workampers that are looking for free camping by swapping owned campsites? …

Hard Finding Workkamping Jobs? 
I just retired from thirty five years of teaching special education. We want to travel extensively but not be fulltimers. I read of the workkamping all …

Including City and State 
Is it possible to have the folks who post work ads to include what city and state they are in? For some of us who are not the sharpest tool in the shed, …

Job Dates 
I was wondering if the job listings in all the months are from the past and not present. If so then it should be noted.

Housesitting Or Other Options 
I can't find links to housesitting jobs and the like. My daughters and I will be on the east coast for 6 weeks, as tourists and working a fall festival, …

Health Insurance 
Health and auto insurance. What's the trick?

Fuel Prices 
Is the high cost of fuel affecting your choice of RVing or work camping?

Working In Florida 
We live in Florida and would like to stay in the state of Florida. Are there any RV parks looking for help in the state of Florida? If so, we might be …

Finding Work Camping 
I'm very interested in finding us possible work camping situations. How do you find parks that offer this type of work? I would love to find even something …

Wife Needs Oxygen 
My wife needs to monitor her oxygen level and use oxygen it if it gets low. Are there jobs that she can do? She worked as customer service for 5 years. …

Best Part of Working While RVing 
What's the best part of being a working RVer or volunteer workamper? If you are still in the planning stages, what do you think is going to be the best …

Campground Reservation Software 
Is there an online program or course that teaches people how to use a campground reservation system? My husband and I are hoping to start our full-time …

Home Of Record 
For the full time RV'ers, what do you do about a drivers license and income tax return if you don't own any property and are a full time RV'er? What address …

Problem Placing Ads 
What is a wrong word? Why am I continually told that I am entering the wrong word at the bottom of the work wanted ad?

Need Work Camper 
I am new at this and have a work camper job opening in Oct. It will be for 24 hours for free site and electric. One week the couple would work three days …

Removing Ads 
Thank you for listing the position we have, but it was filled. I am not sure how to remove our ad.

Reliable Internet Access  
How can I keep my computer job that requires Internet access while full time RVing? My husband and I will be selling our home and "gulp" going full …

Working RVer Without RV 
Is there any way to become a "working RVer" before getting the RV? Sounds a bit silly, I know. Not being able to purchase a recreational vehicle until …

How About Listing Volunteer Opportunities? 
How about listing volunteer work camper positions maybe in categories, like Human, and Animal, ie: Habitat for Humanity, Troubled Teen Camp, Animal Rescue, …

Work Camping Without an RV 
Where is there employment in this work camping environment where lodging is provided to the employee?

Employers Requiring Photos 
What about the people that are now requiring a photo of you, your rig, and animals? Isn't there something wrong with hiring according to a person's physical …

Notice of New Job Listings? 
Hello, I was just wondering when the new listings are going to come out and will I receive an email on them. Thank you and please respond.

Newbie Work Camping Questions 
We're new to this work camping, so have lots of questions... 1. How do YOU find your next position? Do you just post to ad sites and view help wanted …

Reply to: Those of us looking for legitimate Work Camping  
With all due respect, the person posting the above might want to take the "us" out of his/her posting. The "us" who workamp are as varied as is the …

Working Single 
Is it possible to do work camping as a single person and subsidize your income?

Work Campers Are Not Looking For Jobs 
"Those of us looking for legitimate Work Camping assignments are not looking for Jobs...." That's a partial quote from one of our site visitors who signed …

Motor Sports 
How can we volunteer at the NASCAR races in Texas, California, Arizona, and Nevada?

Change of Address 
Where do I find how to just change addresses instead of unsubscribe?

Internet Access 
What type of internet service is best if you are trying to work with a laptop on the road?

When To Apply For Camp Host? 
First time camp host position wanted. How soon do we need to start looking for a position in Texas for the fall 2008 - winter 2009 season?

Camping and Working 
We would like more information about working in your park. My husband is very good at working odd jobs. We would like to go to Fort Lauderdale and the …

Gate Sitting in Texas 
We have heard that you can gate sit in Texas. We would love to know more about it and how do you find these jobs. Is the pay great? We are from New …

RV Newbie 
If I am traveling by RV for my first time, what type of part time help is there and what benefits, as far as pay or staying at campground free while working? …

Real Job Ads 
When my husband retires early next year we want to RV full time and work some time. How do we find out which want ads are for real? Some sound great, but …

Not So Happy RV Volunteer 
What if the so called ideal volunteer RV'r position you committed to isn't a very good match and you feel the need to make a change?

How Does Work Camping Work? 
How does this work ... RVer's working and getting free space? I am a NEW camp owner and am interested in more information on the work camper program. …

Work(k)camping Resume 
Is there a sample of a resume from a workkamper that can be found on the internet? We are new to this and are not sure how to put one together correctly. …

Resume for Work Campers? 
My husband & I recently retired & live full time in our 40' MH. We are interested in volunteering or working part time as hosts, light maintenance, etc. …

Home Employment For RVers 
Who in their right mind would pay to get a job? I'm looking for a job (employment) that one doesn't have to pay someone else to give them the job/employment …

State Income Taxes 
How do I handle state income taxes? I may end up working in more than one state in any given year. How is this handled?

Minimum Wage Now Balloon Payment Later 
I have a hot springs is SW Montana, which we are in the process of trying to sell. I am looking for three retired or semi-retired couples looking for part …

Jobs For Slight Disabled 
Retired, with slight disability - total knee replacements. Job for couple in their early 60's.

Alaska Schools Camphost Program 
Do the Alaska schools have a camphost program? In 2006 we drove to Alaska from ND and met a couple who were on their way to park their RV on a school site …

Make Money RVing Yahoo Group 
It dawned on me that I had not heard from the "Make Money While RVing" group for a few weeks. So I decided to go to the home page. There I discovered your …

RV Working Part-time In GA 
I would like to work as a campground host only during the summer months. Are these jobs available & who should I contact? I would like something in GA …

Earn a Living While RVing? 
I'm getting tired of my 33 year job. I want to see if it is possible for my wife and me and to see the country in our 40 ft 5th wheel and make a living …

Car Rental from Campgrounds 
Is a car rental feasible for getting from the campground to a job site? I do not tow a car so if I am working while I am traveling I'm not sure if I will …

Working vs Residency 
We are full-time RVers and use a great South Dakota mailing service. Can I work as a computer consultant in California for a few months, paying California …

Deductible Taxes 
If you travel in your RV to various volunteer work positions, are your travel expenses tax deductible?

How Do We Add Info? 
How do I add information to this site?

Cheating the Camp Worker 
What can be done about the campground owners changing the hours and pay when you arrive for the job? Also, not paying you for the work done. We showed …

Insurance, Domicile, and Mail Forwarding 
I plan to make South Dakota my state of residence and domicile using an RV mail forwarding service. I don't have an RV, which SD doesn't seem to care about, …

Credit Checks 
Q. Our credit isn't so good. We filed for bankruptcy. When a campground owner does a credit check, it is going to show up on our credit report. Does that …

RV Motorhome Salesperson 
How much money does someone who sells RVs for a living make annually? Coleen, the RVing editor replies: Hi Trish, According to simplyhired.com, …

Graphic Arts Finishing Business 
I need to work in the field of work I am presently working in now, the graphic arts finishing business, which is die cutting, cutting, gluing, folding, …

Campground Job Advice 
I believe the advice (about going to a campground first, before accepting a job there) is good, but wouldn't that require two trips to the campground? …

Home (RV) Based Business 
Does anyone know how the Summit Group network operates and is this perhaps a "work at home scam? Coleen, the RVing editor comments: Hi Meg, …

Flea Marketing - Parking at My Booth 
I'm interested in selling at flea markets to bring in extra money. However, I don't know how to find flea markets that will allow a person to bring her …

Work Camper Guidelines 
Are there any rules or guidelines for work campers to follow while working? While not working? Thank you. Coleen, the working while RVing editor comments: …

Out Dated Adds 
Why are you still showing 2010 jobs? I tried on two and was told the jobs were filled last year. Then they laughed. Coleen, the working while RVing …

How Do We Start Workcamping 
How do we start workcamping? How do we get our first workamper job? Coleen, the RVing editor comments: First of all, "workcamping" and "workamper …

Finding job Details 
How can I find out more information on the job in Alabama? Coleen, the working while RVing editor replies: Are you referring to job postings in …

Work Outline of Questions 
Hi Colleen, It seems to me that a while back you posted an outline of questions to ask a perspective employer. It may not have been on your site, but …

Magnetic Car Signs 
Would magnetic car signs for services or products that could be sold in campgrounds be a problem with management? Like Watkins products or small appliance …

Job Lists 
How do we get a list of places that are hiring? My husband and I are getting ready to get moving in our 32 foot 5th wheel. We want to visit Fla., like …

Question Marks on Resumes 
What do you mean when you put question marks between dates in your resume? Coleen, the working while RVing editor replies: It means the resume …

Editing A Resume or Work Wanted Ad 
Is it possible to edit either of these once they have been submitted? Coleen, the working while RVing editor replies: Yes. If you only need to …

Jobs Listed by Which Season 
I would like to see the seasons of job listings separated into two seasons, winter and summer jobs. Being from the north, I would like winter jobs if I …

Campground Management School 
Do you know if the National School of RV Park & Campground Management is the best school campground management school? Have you heard reviews from people …

Looking for Work 
We are looking for work. How do my spouse and I get hooked up with a job? You can contact me at my email address xxxxxxxxxxxxx@zzzzzzzz.com. Thanks, Angie …

Work Camper Contact Information 
How do we contact Joe and Jane Work Camper? There is no contact information in their resume. (I, the editor, changed the names of the work campers because …

Historic Mining Town 
On Sept. 13th, a help wanted ad was posted for a New Mexico historic mining town that was to be restored. I am very interested to learn more, however …

Canadian Newsletter 
Do you have the same type of newsletter for RVers in Canada? What types of jobs there are for summer in Canada? I live in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and …

Summer Parking in Alaska 
My husband and I have been talking about coming to Alaska next year for the summer. Do you know of a place that we could park our rig for the summer for …

Fly Fishing 
I would like to write about fly fishing spots in the different states. Is there a place for these kind of articles, somewhere to get my stories about fly …

Membership Fee 
A Workers On Wheels Newsletter subscriber and visitor to our work-for-RVers-and-campers.com writes asking about our subscription fees, "Can you remind …

Updating Resume 
How do I update my resume? I have posted my resume on your site, however, I have since moved from one side of the country to the other, so now need to …

Dog Act 
How would I go about finding campgrounds who would be interested in booking a dog act with my three poodles, either for a price or campsite trade? They …

Fair Booth Availability 
If you are interested in applying for space at any county or state fair, will need to contact each event manager. There is a Western Fair Association that …

problems with submitting a work wanted ad 
I have tried 2 times now to submit a work wanted ad and each time it will not take the word typed. I retry at least 4 times every time I have tried to …

New at Work Camping, but Experienced 
I've got a huge amount of experience cleaning, some electrical, plumbing, mowing grass, and weeding. My wife has a lot experience computers. We are thinking …

Application Not Going Through 
Why is my job application not going through? I'm having problems submitting a job wanted ad because of the word at the bottom not being accepted. I have …

Booking Agent for Band 
The manager of a family band has contacted me regarding getting them bookings for their time in the Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana area this winter. …

Wages for Activity Director 
Do you have any information regarding wages paid to activities directors in south Texas RV parks? We have been offered a position and concerned that we …

Fitness Work 
I am a certified yoga, Pilates, and ZUMBA instructor. Is there work out there for fulltime RVers teaching fitness, workout, dance, or exercise classes? …

Family Work Camping with a Child 
We will be a family work camping with a child. My husband and I are planning to fulltime in three years. Our daughter will be twelve. Will we be able to …

Online Auctions Like eBay 
Online auctions like eBay seem like they'd be perfect for working RVers. Pick up items anywhere as you travel. Post them on eBay or another auction site. …

Pay per Day to Meet My Budget 
Rather than asking what is the norm or average pay for a particular job, why not turn it around and ask what positions are most likely to pay a total amount …

UK RVing Jobs? 
What about UK RVing jobs? Lately I have received several emails from campgrounds, hotels, and others saying they have read my post regarding working and …

Fish Lover 
Question: Were any of the volunteers senior females and what type of work did they do? Coleen's answer: We visited the Maritime & Seafood Industry …

Customize Job Lists 
Question: Could you send me only work camp jobs in Canada in the summer (April to October) and the rest of the year include all? Thanks. Coleen, …

How to Contact Resume Listers? 
There was no tel./address/email listed in the resume section? What is up with that? Hi Roger, When there's no contact listed in a resume that gets …

Wanted: Work Campers Working in a State Park for a Documentary 
A producer who would like to do a documentary on retired work campers who are currently work in a state park contacted me. If you are working in a state …

How do I cacel my help wanted posting? 
I have had a tremendous number of responses to my posting, which is great. I have agreed to hire a couple for a Camp Host position. How do I cancel the …

Hairstyling 
I have a Texas cosmetology license. Would it be possible to perform hair services - cuts, washes, styles, perms, coloring, etc. - as we travel? Would I …

Need Workers 
Need info about placing an ad for work all over the US. Need persons to prep paper documents for scanning. Some jobs may take from two weeks to three months. …

How do I make changes to my help wanted ad? 
I ran an ad, but now I want to make some changes to the ad. How do I do that? Editor's note: If you want to make a simple change, email me and let me …

No Response to Applications 
I have been emailing job applications and most of these people never respond. That is just rude. Coleen, the RVing editor replies: Are you saying …

Second Opinion 
Always get a second opinion. Have a question and you feel you are not getting a straight answer? Well just ask me! I am the man who knows just enough to …

Maintenance Worker Wages 
What would be the average hourly wage for a person who has 35 years of residential and commercial maintenance experience, mainly refrigeration and electrical …

Research Jobs 
You mention "Researcher" in the Workers On Wheels Newsletter. I'm a librarian at a research university and would love to do research. Since you mentioned …

Editing My Resume? 
Is there an easy way to access the current resume to add the contact information? I thought the contact information would be added when I filled out the …

Vehicle Age Restrictions 
What's wrong with older RV's? I recently acquired a 1977, 26-foot Class A motorhome. The previous owner took very good care of this vehicle. Outside of …

What Makes A Great Employer, Manager, or Volunteer Coordinator? 
Working RVers, both paid and volunteers.... Looking back over your past jobs, what is it that made the great ones the best? What traits did your best …

What Makes a Great Working RVer? 
Employers, managers, and volunteer coordinators.... What makes a working RVer valuable to you? What traits do your best work campers share? What sets …

AirCard for Internet Connection 
We also rely on our AirCard for internet connectivity while we are lighthouse keepers on Thacher Island off the coast of Rockport, Massachusetts. Our …

Diesel Mechanic 
Would I be able to support myself doing diesel repair, or would it be better to stay at a diesel shop? I grew up going on family vacations. As a kid, …



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