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  • Young06
    Young06:
    Hopefully, someone out there can help us out and point us in the right direction. We would love to volunteer at a pet (dog) rescue where they offer FHU. Has anyone heard of a place? We currently volunteer with government agencies, but would love to help o...  more
    • Wed at 3:59 PM
    • · via iPad
    • Bowlinglarry and 2 others like this.
    • Young06
      Debbie & Jeff Miller http://www.safeharborfarm.org/Workampers.php
    • Young06
      Young06 Thanks!!!!!
      • Thu at 5:09 AM
    • Young06
      Leonard Check out Desert Haven Animal Refuge in Williamsburg, NM at http://www.deserthavenanimalrefuge.com/become_a_volunteer
      • Thu at 12:08 PM
  • VRCampers
    VRCampers:
    Okay, here is our invitation to campgrounds that need work campers. We are full timing with a fifth wheel. Please responds to this post or send an inquiry in private message so we can discuss the options. Thank you and God bless you.
    • Tue at 5:15 PM
    • · via iPad
    • Dick & Kathy Doherty and 1 other like this.
    • VRCampers
      WJ& Peter Thank you. I am a retired Home Inspector with a background in home renovation, auto parts management and several years class AZ driver. Recently full time RVer.
      • Tue at 6:00 PM
    • VRCampers
      Robin Kirkendall Deeter Looking for workamp position in Colorado. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
      Robin
      • Tue at 6:44 PM
    • VRCampers
      WJ& Peter Thank you Robin but our plans do not include Colorado for the next 8 months
      • Tue at 6:57 PM
    • VRCampers
      Thistle Dew We had a nice time work camping at the Meadville KOA in NW PA. They are looking for couples for the 2018 summer season.
      • Thu at 2:41 PM
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    • VRCampers
      WJ& Peter Thank you for reaching out. Being new at snow birding as well as full time RVing I am also dealing with retirement. Looking for something to accomplish daily .
      • Fri at 12:45 AM
  • Kepouros
    Kepouros:
    We would like to spend summer 2018 workamping. To give me an edge, I'd like to learn Campground Manager, since a lot of the jobs require that or at least mention it in their ads.
    Any ideas on how I could learn it without buying the program? I'm a quick ...  more
    • Tue at 4:46 PM
    • · via mobile
    • Tracie and Roy Smith and 2 others like this.
    • Kepouros
      George and Sally You can find tutorial on line search campground manager
    • Kepouros
      Bob and Debi Be sure to include your experience with various computer programs in your resume, Campground Master isn’t all that hard.
    • Kepouros
      Deacon Dale CM is not that hard.  I've got the trial version and you are only limited in quantity or customizing some areas of the program.
    • Kepouros
      WKNStaff We have a tutorial on our Website.  You can search Campground Manager and it will bring you to a page with several software programs to learn.
    • Kepouros
      Lesliec3939 I used the tutorial on the WKN website before my first workamping job.  Although it can ever match exactly how your campground has set it up, my supervisor was surprised how much I knew the first day.  I even knew how to do a few things she did ...  more Hide 1 Reply
      • Kepouros
        Kepouros Thanks everyone! Your advice is really helpful!
        • Wed at 8:59 PM
  • Howie and Laurie
    Howie and Laurie:
    My husband and I will be starting our full time workamping journey as early as May 31, 2018. We are so excited and a little nervous as we still need to finish cleaning out our house and selling the house of course.
    We are very interested in working the...  more
    • December 7
    • Larry & Darlene and 4 others like this.
    • Howie and Laurie
      MsFreebird On Workampers there is a section where you can pull up the place you are looking at to see if any other work campers left comments about the people that own the place or any situations about working there.
    • Howie and Laurie
      Jim & Bonnie You can also look at   snowbirdrvtrails.com. There are several links under the workamping tab.
    • Howie and Laurie
      Must have fun Mike & Pam You can also check volunteer.gov for working with a free site and hook ups if you’re not looking for a paid position Cause on the paid positions there’s always a hook with those jobs Check out state parks, national parks, national forest etc for volunteer...  more
    • Howie and Laurie
      Thistle Dew Congratulations on taking the plunge. We're two years into it and loving every minute. We haven't been to the NW yet, so I can't help with specifics. Good advice is to be careful about job offers. Cover your butt with written contracts, and solid job desc...  more
    • Howie and Laurie
      Debbie & Jeff Miller We also go to the state's website we are interested in visiting.  They often have a link for volunteering/camphosting.  We got positions for WI, FL, and DE that way.  
  • Mike Hendrix
    Mike Hendrix:
    This is a good read for those of us that have worked at Amazon.com or are contemplating working for Amazon.com: <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/dec/02/nomadland-living-in-cars-working-amazon" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https:/...  more
    Living in cars, working for Amazon: meet America's new nomads | Jessica Bruder | Opinion | The Guardian
    • December 7
    • Mike Hendrix
      Keith & Ilene Hi Mike, while I have heard & read some horror stories about working for Amazon, I’ve probably heard just as many people tell me they are going back. A couple have said it depends a lot on the management on site. Has that been your experience? Hide 1 Reply
      • Mike Hendrix
        Mike Hendrix Personally, I doubt that it has anything to do with the "management"...rather I suspect it is the Amazon-philosophy and that would be that they want "assholes and elbows" from the moment you step inside the building.  There are no chairs in the build...  more
        • December 8
    • Mike Hendrix
      SouthParkSteve The major glaring omission from this article--how many of these "nomads" have actually CHOSEN that lifestyle?  They present this bleak picture of how workamping is a lifestyle of last resort, but I am one of probably MANY--especially in RVillage--who...  more Hide 2 Replies
      • Mike Hendrix
        Ulla & Josh I agree with you Steve,  when I read THE GUARDIAN I already knew what was coming. Painting a bad picture about the US it is always the same .....and then .... it is winter so they are lacking vitamin D, soon they will become even more negative over t...  more
      • Mike Hendrix
        Thistle Dew We chose to do it. No kids or other anchors. Just broke out of the dull routine, and I never have to shovel snow again.
  • WKNStaff
    WKNStaff:
    Don't forget about the Volunteer Opportunities listed online!

    If you're looking for a way to help out, donate your time or just bank some volunteer hours- check out the great Workamping opportunities we have listed online at Workamper.com!

    We try to ge...  more
    Volunteer | Workamper News
    • December 6
  • WKNStaff
    WKNStaff:
    Are you going to be in the Houston area? Check out this Jobinar by Lyft that we hosted yesterday. Learn about Workamping in Houston, Texas with Lyft. A big first step in the process of learning if this opportunity is right for your future! <a href="http...  more
    Lyft Jobinar December | Workamper News
    • December 6
  • Rich and Gail
    Rich and Gail:
    San Diego County Parks has openings for Camp Hosts. We just left Guajome regional park and another camp host is planning on leaving in January.

    Volunteer
    • December 1
    • · via mobile
    • Kepouros and 2 others like this.
    • Rich and Gail
      David & Carol McIlrath Is this a volunteer or paid position
      • December 1
    • Rich and Gail
      Rich and Gail Volunteer
      • December 1
    • Rich and Gail
      David & Carol McIlrath Thanks
      • December 1
  • Airstream Rob
    Airstream Rob:
    The property we were caretaking sold we had to leave with less than a full days notice. Currently in Mesa Arizona. Urgently need a workamper job locally. Previously we managed a motel with trailer park in Tempe AZ that was closed for a big condo proje...  more
    • November 30
    • · via mobile
    • Airstream Rob
      LadyDiane50 Just saw this post. I checked Workers On Wheels and there are AZ jobs available.
    • Airstream Rob
      Benny and Marsha Been 4 days, anyone heard from Airstream Rob? Hmmm... 
      • December 4
    • Airstream Rob
      Joyce M Hi, airstream Rob, if you want to try Wisconsin in the Spring, Stand Rock Campground is a great place
      I found them on rvparkstore.com
      • December 6
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      • Airstream Rob
        Airstream Rob We have been hiding in bushes and throwing my military camo mesh to boondock ....of course we walked to McDonalds. Saturday night and returned to all 3 of our batteries gone. Praying for a miracle at this moment. Of course the fact that we havent been ...  more
        • December 6
    • Airstream Rob
      Joyce M If you are near an RV park, walk and talk to a manager. I found an awesome job that way. In Tx. Praying for you guys. P.S. Ask a church also.
    • Airstream Rob
      Benny and Marsha Sunrise RV Resort needs couple for 24 hours a week. Need to be happy campers that like to have fun and can show up on time. Start date asap. Use of all amenities as well as meals during events. Call Linda Miller at: 208-818-1390 or email your resume with ...  more
      • December 6
  • Mary and Rollie
    Mary and Rollie :
    Thanks to a tip from this group, we will be working this summer at:
    http://www.barharborcampingresorts.com/maine/patten-pond-camping-resort/
    • November 29
    • · via iPad
    • MsFreebird and 9 others like this.
    • Mary and Rollie
      Thistle Dew That is a wonderful area. Gotta love a place where Lobster is cheaper than hamburger!
    • Mary and Rollie
      Gary & Susan Congratulations, an absolutely BEAUTIFUL area!  Be sure and spend some time in Booth Bay Harbor, just an amazing place.  Acadia can get very crowded but there is nothing like the fresh air and beauty in Maine!  Safe travels.
    • Mary and Rollie
      SACnFrau We are scheduled to workamp in Maine this summer as well, but on western side in Bethel. Same place as last year for us, really like the area. Hope you get to enjoy all that Maine has to offer!
    • Mary and Rollie
      Kepouros We left Maine last year after 30 years for new and warmer climes. We lived in Bucksport, just south of Patton Pond. Have camped there and it's very nice. For THE BEST LOBSTER visit Carriers in Orland, corner of Rte 1 and 46. Enjoy the summer, but avoid th...  more
      • November 30
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      • Mary and Rollie
        Mary and Rollie We're from MN! But thanks for the advice, especially the lobster tip!
        • November 30
      • Mary and Rollie
        AllisonR Thanks for your the info!
        • November 30
    • Mary and Rollie
      ken kleinschmidt wow thats awesome. we stayed at patton pond last summer. they had no wifi but the campground was great