Working RVers and campers are sometimes known as work campers or workers on wheels. Many younger full time RVers combine earning a living with RVing. Older RVers supplement their pensions and retirement incomes. Campers often barter a few hours work for a campsite. Many RVers do volunteer work.
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Construction workers have long lived in RVs and traveled from job to job. It is not a new lifestyle for flea market or fair vendors, either. These workers live in RVs because it is a convenient way to live while working their regular jobs.
Others choose RVing first and then find compatible work. There are books, magazines, and websites devoted to helping RVers find work.
Working RVers and campers do all sorts of work. You may automatically think of camp jobs and some do work in campgrounds. But, most of the jobs for RVers are not at RV parks.
Many RVers work at tourist attractions or in the hospitality industry. Others have high tech jobs. Many use the skills, training, and job experiences they gained prior to RVing.
Working RVers often do temporary jobs, sometimes working for temp staffing agencies. They frequently work seasonal jobs, such as in agriculture or construction. Many take a series of short term assignments.
Because full-time RVing can be a very economical way to live, many working RVers can afford flexible work times. They work part-time jobs. Or, they work full-time, but for only part of the year.
Some RV workers are self-employed business people. They sell something or provide a service to others as they travel.
RVers who do not need the income often do volunteer work. They contribute their time, talents, and efforts to non-profit organizations.
Working is an important part of the life and travel of all of these RVers.
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