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Old 12-20-2019, 03:32 PM   #1
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We are looking forward to reporting to duty in the beautiful Black Hills of SD in the Custer area on May 6 and will remain there until Oct 6....
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We had a few CG hosts offers but not a fan of cleaning bathrooms.... plus - those jobs can tend to be 24/7....
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We are looking forward to reporting to duty in the beautiful Black Hills of SD in the Custer area on May 6 and will remain there until Oct 6....
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Old 12-22-2019, 05:54 AM   #6
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Plenty of Volunteer opportunities here:

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Custer is a really nice recreation area for the summer. Nice climate, great bike trail between towns on the old RR right of way, the caves, history etc. Good choice!
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I agree..... We boondocked all last July around Custer and loved it.....
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There are some poor reviews for workampers at that CG. By all means try it out, but have a backup plan if needed. There is no glamour in toughing it out if you don't enjoy it.
Last week we met some campers that had worked at Heartland CG near Rapid City, they loved it there and are going back next summer. (Note - reviews aren't great there also)
We volunteered in Custer State Park as cabin cleaners 4 years ago and we liked that experience.

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Unless the job is significantly different than advertised, if you commit, you should finish it out. Just my opinion.
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Unless the job is significantly different than advertised, if you commit, you should finish it out. Just my opinion.

I used to think that way, but have heard of some parks that will take advantage of that "old fashion work ethics". My thought is if I am not happy in a job situation then it would show through, and that would not be fair to the cg, customers, and anyone close to me.
We have never left a job early, but I would not have a problem doing so if I did not like the job. You only live once, why spend 1 day doing something that makes you miserable for someone else's benefit or their profit?
This is why we prefer to volunteer vs work for pay. As volunteer's I have some control of when and what we work on. For example, I refuse to sit at a desk, BTDT for 30+ years.
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Nobody said we were working at Crazy Horse CG.....

We will be working for The Crazy Horse MEMORIAL.....

Totally different......
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Nobody said we were working at Crazy Horse CG.....

We will be working for The Crazy Horse MEMORIAL.....

Totally different......

So you will be working in the store or parking? Not much detail was provided so pardon the mistaken advice, but keep us posted.
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No offense taken......

Iíll be a VIP/Special group tour guide and my wife will work in gift shop....
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