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  • Bird
    Bird:
    April 13If you get a workamper job at one of the National Parks, do you get unlimited access to that park for the length of your contract?
    • Bird
      Sam & Edye April 13 You live there. How much more could you expect? Generally, you receive a Full Hook up Site, orientation & instruction, T-Shirts, a Hat, and sometimes an Official Name Tag. You also have access to loaner Special Uniform Items (Jackets, Raingear) which you ...  more
    • Bird
      Betsy&Wayne April 14 Each Park will offer different incentives. $$ for work. Reduced site rent. A pass to go in and out of park conveniently. Your pass might get you to places the public is not allowed with vehicles.
    • Bird
      Bird April 14 Great info - thanks so much!
    • Bird
      Steve and Dea Wed at 5:59 PM From a reliable source, yes if you are work camping at a National Park you would have unlimited access to the park during the contract.
    • Bird
      Bird Wed at 8:53 PM Thank you!!
  • David and Kelly
    David and Kelly :
    April 7Ok, my wife and I are SOO interested in Workamping. We are not full time but want to begin learning how to get started. Where do we start? :)
      · via Android App
    • Barry & Millie-Ambassadors and 2 others like this.
    • David and Kelly
      Jill and John April 7 We started @ workampers.com and it will progress from there. Best thing we have done! Good luck and enjoy the journey. :)
    • David and Kelly
      Carl and Brenda April 7 Workers on Wheels is a great resource, along with all the other suggestions. Amazon Camperforce was our first WK job, and I learned about that in an AARP article! Learn, learn, learn 😉
    • David and Kelly
      Mike and Betty Gill April 7 Join Workampernews. Attend their Rendezvous October 21 in Heber Springs Arkansas. We’ve been on the road 5 years and couldn’t do it without what that showed us.
    • David and Kelly
      Lola N Rush Songer April 14 Volunteer.gov, then scroll down and find the map of the US then place cursor over state you want to see application for volunteer work. In only three years we have volunteered at US or State parks. Private CG's like you to work longer hours.We did find a ...  more
    • David and Kelly
      Packratphyls April 14 Now that’s a great workkamp!
  • Minton Reunion
    Minton Reunion:
    April 3On site, on the payroll and schedule, start Monday, maintaniance! KOA Orlando!
      · via iPhone App
    • Steve and Jane and 18 others like this.
    • Minton Reunion
      Packratphyls April 3 Awesome news! Congrats!
    • Minton Reunion
      Lola N Rush Songer April 3 Have fun.
    • Minton Reunion
      GMartinez April 3 Awesome I just started at KOA Journey Ely, NV 4/1 Hoping you have a great season...
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      • Minton Reunion
        Stalker April 7 We just started at the North Little Rock KOA. Great campground and super staff. Much different than hosting for the COE
    • Minton Reunion
      Minton Reunion April 6 Thanks and good workamping journey 👀 👨🏻‍🦰
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        GMartinez April 6 Thank you it's been great so far......... Safe travels to you........  :)
  • Babe & JC
    Babe & JC:
    April 3FYI, we are looking for a seasonal RV park manager position. The areas that we are most interested in are the Smokey Mountains, Black Hills, Montana and all the areas that we have not thought of, hehe. We both have years of property management experienc...  more
    • Andy & Maureen T and 1 other like this.
    • Babe & JC
      Andy & Maureen T April 3 https://www.coolworks.com/jobs-by/nationalparks

      https://www.nps.gov/aboutus/how-to-apply.htm
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      • Babe & JC
        Andy & Maureen T April 14 Add to the list:
        https://www.work-for-rvers-and-campers.com/help-wanted.html
    • Babe & JC
      Minton Reunion April 3 Check Sun property they got some
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    • Babe & JC
      Mike and Betty Gill April 3 Will do. We stay at Claboughs. They are always looking. Love it there.
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      • Babe & JC
        Babe & JC April 3 Where is Claboughs?
      • Babe & JC
        Minton Reunion April 4 Us too, got old work buddy whom sings at Dollywood. We visit often Chad at the country stage across from bread store yumyum
    • Babe & JC
      Mike and Betty Gill April 4 Pigeon Forge Tennessee
    • Babe & JC
      Minton Reunion April 14 Love that Peigon Forge, On top of Ole Smokie.
  • Life is Short
    Life is Short:
    April 1New to the Workhamper lifestyle. I have a Motorhome and a dog, willing to travel.
    I have a Full commercial “B”, Brakes, Tank, Passenger, Manual endorcement.
    Im retired from Public Safety.
    Looking for a position where I could meet new people.. Any ideas?
      · via iPad
    • Andy & Maureen T and 1 other like this.
    • Life is Short
      SouthParkSteve April 2 Where would you like to be?  With a CDL you would be in pretty high demand in a lot of places.  You could drive a shuttle at Yosemite or Bryce or Zion.  You could work for a whitewater rafting company driving their guests to the river. &nbs...  more
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        SouthParkSteve April 2 Right after I got out of college (MANY years ago....), I worked as a tour guide at Sequoia National Park.  I didn't make a ton of money, but I had a FANTASTIC summer!......
    • Life is Short
      Andy & Maureen T April 2 Driving at NP sites. 
    • Life is Short
      Lysa April 4 On my way Tom my second work camp job in Oregon after 6 months in Arizona. I use Workamper.com to find positions
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    • Life is Short
      Sam & Edye April 13 Golden Ticket! Where would you like to Start? As others have mentioned, most places that have large number of tourists need drivers with Cred & endorsements. Dartboard Girl!
  • Minton Reunion
    Minton Reunion:
    April 1Down town Mariana’s Florida, looking for workamper. Old Arrow head site, new manger/owner...850-559-5409
      · via iPhone App
  • J&L
    J&L:
    April 1MALLARD CREEK GOLF AND RV IN LEBANON OREGON ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO RUN THEIR RV OFFICE. WE MANAGED IT THE LAST 3 SUMMERS, BUT NOW WE WANT TO TRAVE THIS SUMMER.
      · via mobile
    • J&L
      Babe & JC April 3 Hi we would like more information regarding the position at Mallard Creek Golf and RV.  Who would we contact?   We are looking for a seasonal management position, is that what this is?
  • Mike and Nancy - Canadian RVillage Ambassador
    Mike and Nancy - Canadian RVillage Ambassador :
    April 1We would like to thank the KOA's in Chattanooga TN and Lebanon Ohio for being such great hosts for us Work Kampers travelling from Florida back to our KOA park in Niagara Falls Ontario.
    • Andy & Maureen T and 4 others like this.
    • Mike and Nancy - Canadian RVillage Ambassador
      murray j ferguson April 1 hello - I live in Fonthill - heading north, next week.
  • Travelingshaman
    Travelingshaman:
    March 23Hello all. I am looking for my summer location. I have a CDL with passenger and air brake endorsements. I thought I had it all figured out, but then the traveling companion, service dog of almost 11 is working on passing on without me. :(
    I am currently ...  more
    • Travelingshaman
      Mike McCray March 23 I worked at Ruby's General Store (just outside of Bryce entrance) for 3 summers.  I don't have a CDL otherwise I would have jumped at the chance to drive the park's shuttle bus. 
      Try https://www.nps.gov/brca/planyourvisit/shuttle.htm
    • Travelingshaman
      SouthParkSteve March 23 I don't have contact info, but a lot of the rafting companies in Buena Vista and Canon City hire bus drivers for their summer shuttles, and many have areas where the drivers/guides/etc. live in RVs on property.  I don't think they have hookups, but t...  more
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    • Travelingshaman
      Dennis & Patti March 23 Glacier NP or Acadia NP
    • Travelingshaman
      Chuck & Bernadette March 23 I saw an add on workampersnews.com ( I think ) for a truck driver for a sand and gravel firm in Montana
    • Travelingshaman
      KarenCharlesLilTaji March 30 I'm planning on getting my CDL so I can drive the shuttles around the Grand Canyon. Heard they pay rather well.
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      • Travelingshaman
        SouthParkSteve March 30 KarenCharlesLilTaji--unless you already have something set up, you might look at applying for a job at one of the ski resort towns up here in the mountains.  I know here in Summit County (CO), they will actually pay you while training you for your CD...  more
  • Karen Montgomery
    Karen Montgomery:
    March 22I've seen several replies about the sugar beet harvest. What type of jobs are offered, where is it held and what months?
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    • Karen Montgomery
      Solo Joe March 22 Go to sugarbeetharvest.com
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    • Karen Montgomery
      Carl and Brenda March 24 Month of October and ready for orientation 3rd week of September.