Workamping Jobs & Where To Find Them for FREE
You can find listings for workamping jobs all over the internet on job board sites ranging from free to paid. It’s easy to just pull up a job board with listings for seasonal jobs for RVers that offers posts featuring on-site RV sites, employee housing and other accommodations for those enjoying full time RV living.
But before you start applying for every workamping job that sounds like a great summer opportunity, you should consider the source of the information. And once you do, you’ll quickly understand these job posts are ads. Ads inviting you to come work and live on-site in your RV.
They are designed to capture your attention and draw you in… and while not a totally bad thing, you do need to always approach job ads with a bit of caution and open eyes.
Before we dig into the top sites for finding workamping jobs, I want to offer my best words of advice and 2 tips to keep in mind.
Looking for Workamping Jobs?
First, I want to caution you against believing everything you see advertised on RV job boards and paid newsletter publications! Workamping jobs are like fish in the sea. They are plentiful and come in several varieties.
Keep these two things in mind:
- Don’t Pay to Access Workamping Jobs
- Research Each Workamping Job
Let’s talk about this.
Don’t Pay to Access Workamping Jobs
You should never have to pay to see any type of job ad.
Why on earth should job seekers have to pay to see advertisements that are already paid for by employers?
Employers need RVers to help run and staff their businesses. They expect their ads to be shown to eager job seekers who want if not need a job that matches what they have available.
For a company to actively make employers buy job posts and then only show limited or even old job posts to people who refuse or cannot afford to pay for access to the fresh leads- shines a bright light on the focus of that business to fully maximize their profits at the expense of eager job seekers.
Working RVers eagerly accept their positions for less pay than traditional jobs/employees, sometimes no pay at all, and most of the time we do an amazing job!
So whether you looking to go workamping at the Grand Canyon, searching for Warehouse jobs for RVers, or just interested in the many different types of campground jobs that are available, viewing workamping job ads should be 100% free. PERIOD.
Research Each Workamping Job
You should know that these ads are hardly ever researched and verified.
If fact, almost all of the sites that list jobs for RVers which offer ways to make money traveling, do not verify the employer information or the accuracy of the actual listings. This of course does not apply to sites specifically setup by states and national park agencies like Delaware North who also offer workamping jobs and camp hosting jobs for RVers. That information is coming straight from the source and can be considered verified and accurate.
Ads come in through an automated system, and as long as there is a basic website, email address or a phone number- you’ll see they are posted immediately. Ads may not be verified for legitimacy, so just keep some level of skepticism and make sure to do your own research.
The RVer Job Exchange goes a few steps farther and requires a logo, business address, description and some social links. But doing your own research is the only way to cover yourself and make sure the employer and the job is legit!
If an offer seems too good to be true… it probably is.
But this doesn’t mean most of the information you are viewing for workamping jobs can’t be trusted! The internet is full of resources for RVers who want to make money and travel.
If you are looking for RV jobs that are part-time, full-time, or seasonal view these job sites to get started for $0.
13 FREE Websites for Workamping Jobs
I’ll repeat this sentence, since I think it’s pretty important…
You can find FREE job postings for RVers all over the web! So make sure you don’t get caught paying for a sneak peek, outdated ads, or any other ‘upgraded perks’ like resume builders for RVers. All these things are free on other job board sites- so just use those!
You can find it all free on the sites listed below. And to be honest, you probably won’t even need them.
Thankfully, you won’t have to invest a dime to see ALL the job ads for the sites I’ve listed in this below.
This information is straight out of my book, Live Camp Work! which also details the world of workamping for beginners and those looking to do more and go farther! Check it out when you have time!
These companies focus on helping the RV community find the information they need to make money as the travel with seasonal jobs! That’s why we’ve highlighted them here for your reference!
ESCAPEES: RVer Job Exchange
You probably already know that Escapees RV Club is one of the oldest, biggest and quite possibly the most loved RV membership organization out there. Their mission is to provide a total support network for all RVers, which I think is pretty special and quite amazing!
As part of this total support network, Escapees created the RVer Job Exchange to help connect RVers to those companies that have RV jobs available! From workamping jobs to remote careers, there is a variety of job listings to choose from. Currently it includes free ads, a free resume builder and a resume listing service, where employers can easily search.
If you’re an RVer who’s looking for seasonal, part-time of full-time campground jobs- this site is the place for you!
Completely FREE for both employers and RVers to use, this site is the perfect resource for workamping jobs.
Employers can submit listings for volunteer work, workamping jobs, paid positions or a combination. RV workers can also submit a detailed online resume to let employers know they are available and what they are looking for. You’ll find everything from Theme Park Jobs for RVers to Harvest Jobs!
Since 1995, CoolWorks has been one of the leaders in connecting people to seasonal jobs in awesome locations. They believe that you should love your job, and they are on a mission to make that happen!
On this site you’ll find FREE job opportunities for everywhere from national parks to ski resorts to retreat centers, and everything in between. They also host an online journal which profiles the exciting stories from CoolWorkers who’ve been there and done that, along with a blog, shop and FREE members area with more personal interaction.
So whether you’re still researching, need a seasonal job, or just feel the call to go explore, CoolWorks has got you covered.
WORKERS ON WHEELS
Created by a husband and wife, who full-time travel and work along the way, Workers on Wheels is a mix of job listings and information. They host a mix of blogs and detailed listings about ways to earn on the go, as well as the actual job post listings, featured employers and a newsletter.
PeakSeason is a relatively new resource offering access to seasonal jobs. They do not focus primarily on RV jobs, although they do have a few, but offer many short-term solutions to those willing to put a bit more work into lining up camping in nearby areas.
The website is easy and FREE to search and offers an online account for job seekers. In your account you’ll not only be able to setup job alerts to notify you of new job postings you might find interesting, but you’ll also be able to create an online profile with social media links, add multiple resumes for different job types and create cover letters to send as well.
MORE FREE WORKAMPNG JOB SITES
This free website is brilliant mix of workamping jobs, free campsites, RV resort options, and camper classifieds. It even acts as a resource for RVers wanting to list jobs and is great for workampers looking to stay employed both seasonally and full time. Founded by two Happy Vagabonds, Will and Alicia, this website is managed by travelers for traverlers!
Cradle of Forestry
Dedicated to “forest-inspired discovery” this collection of natural spaces is always seeking enthusiatic outdoor lovers. Based in the South and Midwest, the Cradle of Forestry offers educational programs, campgrounds, and visitor centers. Check out their website for more information about this 50 year old program or to apply as a Campground Host at one of their many sites.
This online resource focuses on hiring Camp Hosts, Area Managers, and Maintanence Personnel. From Arizona to Alabama, New Miexico to New Hampshire, Vista Recreation is ready for your next workamping adventure.With over 700 parks in over 16 states, this free workamping job website is a perfect resource for those looking to stay employed while traveling across the U.S.
RV Park Store
Not only is the RV Park Store a resource for buying and selling RV Parks and Campgrounds, it’s also a free workamping job website for those looking to stay employed on the road. Because campgrounds post the jobs themselves, the listings offer a multitude of positions ranging from all across America. You can apply to be a maintance worker in Oregon or a Camp Host in California, regardless of what workamping experience you are seeking, the RV Park Store is worth checking out.
American Land & Leisure
Focused mainly in the Western and Southern portions of the country, American Land and Leisure is another great free workamping job website. They offer interpretive programs and even provide a blog on the local areas. While Camp Hosting is the most popular postion listed on the workamping job board, they offer employment in Payroll Revenue and District management.
You can also check out larger job board sites and search for keywords like ‘campground’ and ‘park host’
National Park Workamping Jobs
USA jobs is a well-known website for finding jobs in the Federal Government but it’s also a great resource for those looking to camp in the National Parks. Some jobs are more indepth an include becoming a Ranger or Park Interpreter, but parks with campground often seek caretakers and camp hosts.
Another website that’s often known for helping jobseekers find local jobs that fit their everyday needs. But they are also a place to consider when seeking a new workamping job. You may need to take the extra step and make sure the campground that is hiring offers the compensation you are looking for as some employers may not offer a free campsite. But this is an essential website for broadening your workamping search.
Like the url states, this website is dedicated to helping government run facililites find extra help. With partners in the National Parks, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife, and Bureau of Land Management, its a great resource if you are seeking a volunteer position.
13 Free Websites for workamping jobs
13 Free Websites for workamping jobs and my best tips for those getting started.
When you’re looking for jobs it can get stressful. I know! I’ve been there.
But you don’t have to make matters worse by being tricked into paying to see the ads, that everyone else is running for free.
Be smart. Just use the free site to begin with and take one hurdle out the way!