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Old 06-22-2020, 03:17 PM   #1
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Just wondering what people do for jobs?
The DW and I are getting on the road in Nov-Dec and are trying to figure out remote jobs or something to bring in income till we eventually settle down.
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Some work at Camp Grounds, State Parks and National Parks. I believe there is a Work Fair group you can contact for info.
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Just wondering what people do for jobs?
The DW and I are getting on the road in Nov-Dec and are trying to figure out remote jobs or something to bring in income till we eventually settle down.
Are you talking about becoming a full-time RVer?

This publication has ads for jobs. https://workamper.com/article-catego...kamper-journal

https://www.coolworks.com/jobs-with-rv-spaces

https://www.escapees.com/seasonal-jo...working-rvers/

If you're a younger full-timer this subgroup of the Escapees RV Club has a lot of workers. Many have jobs using their computer skills from their RV. https://www.escapees.com/community/xscapers/

Corp of Engineer Campgrounds have paid jobs.

National parks have some paid jobs along with volunteering for a site.

State Parks are usually volunteering for the site.

Do a Google for 'jobs for RVers'. This site has a full-timers section so you may get some ideas by reading past posts.
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Old 06-23-2020, 07:25 AM   #5
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Are you talking about becoming a full-time RVer?

This publication has ads for jobs. https://workamper.com/article-catego...kamper-journal

https://www.coolworks.com/jobs-with-rv-spaces

https://www.escapees.com/seasonal-jo...working-rvers/

If you're a younger full-timer this subgroup of the Escapees RV Club has a lot of workers. Many have jobs using their computer skills from their RV. https://www.escapees.com/community/xscapers/

Corp of Engineer Campgrounds have paid jobs.

National parks have some paid jobs along with volunteering for a site.

State Parks are usually volunteering for the site.

Do a Google for 'jobs for RVers'. This site has a full-timers section so you may get some ideas by reading past posts.



Well technically me and the dw have been living in our tt for over a year. I'm a Mason by trade and she does customer service.
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Old 06-23-2020, 07:35 AM   #6
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There are alot of jobs available across the country. For the last 6 years, we both have worked for a ND farmer during harvest time and also manage a christmas tree lot in TX. Last winter, I even got trained/certified and drove school bus as a spare driver during our winter stay in S. Texas.
With construction skills, you should have many job opportunities available.
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It will depend upon your skills, training and abilities. If you plan to travel extensively, that will generally limit your options compared to traveling to a location and take on a temporary position. If you are not nearing retirement, such a plan could have long term negative effects. Future employers are likely to view an unstable work history as unfavorable. If you are performing jobs that do not relate to your long term careers that will put you behind those that are. In some professions, missing a couple of years would mean you are no longer relevant.
If you have strong, desirable skills your options become better. Someone has already mentioned nursing, which is a skill in short supply in many parts of the country. But you don't just proclaim yourself a nurse, you need years of education and training. If you are mechanically inclined, you can find employment many places, but you will be at the bottom of the seniority list and likely get the tasks others don't want to perform. Everyday there are more and more people working from home, and those positions can sometimes be done from the road. But often working from home have requirements that limit traveling. Sometimes the employee needs to go to the office on a weekly basis. Sometimes the internet security, broadband speed and general need for connectivity precludes anything but a static residence. There is no one size fits all job out there.
The workamping type jobs many people advocate are great for stretching a budget and allowing you to travel to amazing places, but they don't put much money in the bank and seldom have even basic benefits. It is almost assuredly not a career path. Our workampers were people at or near retirement who wanted to stretch their finances and/or keep busy while still enjoying traveling. If they had a financial goal it was leaving with as much money as they had when they came using their earnings to pay for necessities and entertainment.
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Here are a couple more workamper wanted sites:

https://www.work-for-rvers-and-campe...lp-wanted.html

https://www.rvparkstore.com/rv-park-help-wanted

We used Workamper News. It was worth the subscription price.
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