Are you looking for seasonal jobs to help fund your RV adventure?
Do you need to make money to maintain your RV life?
If you answered “Yes!”, then you’re not alone! Thousands of RVers are choosing to hit the road early and work seasonal jobs in great locations across the map.
Working RVers have the unique ability to pack up and go as they please. They can take a quick 1-3 month position or stay longer for a full season, racking up on cash and experiences before heading out to find more new and exciting adventures!
Working a seasonal job is nothing new… It’s just more exciting now that there are so many options for travelers to choose from!
Seasonal Jobs for RVers
Spend a summer at Yellowstone National Park or a season living in Alaska. How about working at an amusement park or helping out with the Sugar Beet Harvest? Try being a tour guide, selling Christmas trees or hanging out with fellow RVers at a great campground or RV park of your choice!
A Seasonal job can help you fund your travels with both full-time or part-time schedules. Depending on how much you want to work, who you want to work for and where you want to spend each season your options will vary quite a bit. Whatever you choose for a seasonal job, the adventures and new experiences you’ll have will create memories you can cherish for a lifetime.
For those looking for ideas on great jobs for RVers check out my recommendations below on ways you can make money and RV at any age with seasonal jobs along the way!
If you’re looking for a great job in a cool place that’s packed with excitement- Alaska Excursions or AlaskaX: a dog sledding, ziplining, horseback and glacier tour company, could be the perfect choice for you!
Providing jobs for RVers is a relatively new game plan for AlaskaX, but their jobs offer incredible experiences like being a dog musher, dog handler, adventure tour guide, photographer and more, making them a sure winner in the world of adventure seeking RVers and those looking for outside the box positions.
As part of the AlaskaX team, you’re not only paid for every hour worked, but you also have the added benefit to experience all of their public tours for free! They provide a private RV park located in town with W/S/E, as well as employee housing and an employee shuttle.
A typical season runs from the end of April to the end of September, when the weather is at its best. They give priority to applicants who can commit for the whole season, hire both couples and singles and they offer a $2 per hour completion bonus.
Join their team in Skagway Alaska for the summer and enjoy mild temperatures in prime tourist season while you check this destination off your bucket list! Use your down time to enjoy gorgeous scenery, incredible hiking, and wild life watching in the great outdoors!
Working at a National Park is an amazing experience that not every traveler gets to have. Being immersed into one of our Nation’s most sought-after geographical areas with the added benefit of living onsite is not your ordinary summer job. It’s an incredible summer job. One that attracts RVers by the thousands to apply season after season! National Parks with RV job programs include Mount Rainier National Park, Yellowstone National Park as well as many others.
Mount Ranier National Park RV Jobs
Rainier Guest Services operates several properties for National Park Service including the Jackson Visitor Center, National Park Inn and the Paradise Inn at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state. They offer a variety of jobs available in food service, gift shops, lodging, and customer service departments!
The park is open year-round, but the main season, which offers the most jobs for RVers, runs from April – October. Joining their team of over 240 employees each season, means helping to provide visitors with exceptional experiences and create wonderful memories. It’s home to the tallest volcano as well as the most glaciated peak in the continental US, making Mt. Rainier a favorite destination for families, hikers, photographers, and nature lovers from around the world.
Yellowstone National Park Jobs for RVers
RVers looking for an adventurous summer working and living in the nation’s oldest and probably the most iconic National Park are spending their time working for Delaware North at Yellowstone! Delaware North operates multiple properties inside several National Parks, but the most well known in the Live Camp Work community is working at one of 12 General Stores & 3 Hotels inside Yellowstone National Park!
A Summer spent exploring natural wonders like Old Faithful Geyser, would be the perfect backdrop for millions of photos and campfire stories to remember great times had long after your seasonal job is over! The opportunity to spend months inside this national gem, is more attainable than ever for RVers who are willing to accept a retail position inside the park!
As a seasonal employee at Yellowstone, you’ll have a chance to live like a local and go beyond what millions of tourists are able to see in short visits! They offer onsite RV camping in an employee only campground as well as dormitory housing and an employee dining room- which are all payroll deductible!
From young travelers and college students, to retirees, working RVers and everyone in-between, Delaware North does an incredible job at hiring a diverse group of people to help bring great experiences to visitors from all around the world!
Sugar Beet Harvest
The Sugar Beet Harvest, by Express Employment Professionals, hires RVers for the nation’s two largest sugar producers, American Crystal Sugars and Sidney Sugars. Typically they seek to hire over 1500 seasonal employees each year at over 40 receiving stations and 6 factories. With a local unemployment rate that is pretty much non-existent, working RVers are a reliable flow of seasonal help for the 5-billion-dollar beet industry.
RVers are usually recruited to help in their Helper/Sample Taker positions. In these 12-hour positions, you can expect to collect beet samples, assist piler operators with cleaning and maintaining the area as well as communicating with the drivers to ensure safe and accurate unloading of delivery trucks.
While not a fun or glamorous job, its huge incentive is to make $2500 in just 2 weeks. The Sugar Beet Harvest is known as the Unbeetable Experience, since it ranks as one of the highest paying jobs for RVers each season.
Many amusement parks across the US hire seasonal employees to help out during their busy summer season. New RVers find these jobs to be a great resource for establishing some experience on their resume and building connections with fellow RVers- based on the large number of fellow working RVers that are hired by individual parks each season.
Places like Dollywood, Silver Dollar City, Adventureland, and Six Flags all offer jobs for RVers during the summer and some throughout the spring and fall!
Working at theme parks can be a lot of fun for RVers who enjoy working with the public and those who can provide excellent customer service. Since you are the face of the company and in the field with the millions of park visitors, you’ll be expected to be approachable, friendly and genuinely helpful each and every day!
Popular positions available at theme parks might include things like ride operations, retail, food service, games, among many others. Working in the rides department will include operating the park’s rides for guests and assisting during the loading and unloading process. Food service will include taking orders, operating a cash register for sales and preparing some food items. Inside the games department you can expect to work in many arcade/game areas throughout the park encouraging play from guests and facilitating the games as needed. Retail employees might enjoy working at a high traffic kiosks or souvenir shop.
Regardless of your assigned area- working at a theme park during the summer will require excellent people skills and is a great option for RVers looking for jobs with lots of personal interaction.
How to Make Money and RV
These are just a few seasonal jobs for RVers looking for ways to make money and travel. The truth is, your options are limitless! Just about every business has a need to fill short-term roles to help out with their busy peak seasons- you just have to search for opportunities and apply!
This information is for educational purposes. VIARV shall not be responsible nor retain liability for RVer’s use of the provided information. Prior to making any RV service decision, you are advised to consult with an RV professional.