Many people often ask me how I earn an income living on the road.
Well, there are a number of ways to do so. You can become a workamper… which usually means you are working in a campground.
Depending on your experience, you can work in the campgrounds store/office. Which means you will answer phones, take reservations, share with guests all the fun attractions of the local area, plus mind the store by stocking shelves, counting inventory, and the like…
However, you could also work outside and escort the guests and their RVs to the sites they’ve reserved, take out the trash, fill their propane tanks, maintain the pool, and trim the trees among other things!
However, the true definition of being a workamper is this: If you have chosen to be adventurous and hit the open road and combine your travels with ANY kind of part time (or full time) work while RV camping, you, my friend, are a workamper!
The possibilities of workamping depends on what you would like to do!
Do you think you would enjoy working in a campground doing those things I’ve already mentioned? If so, you will find that most campground jobs usually last about 4-6 months at a time. However, if you do your research, you can find jobs that last longer or shorter if that’s what you prefer. Many employers are willing to work with you on the time frame!
The biggest perk to working in a campground is that while you’re there, you can use your free time to explore, and at the end of job, you are off to your next destination!
But where should you begin? Two of my favorite resources for employment at campgrounds are: workatkoa.com and workamper.com.
Or perhaps you would you like to donate your time as a volunteer? Mind you, this would only be a good fit if you already have another source of income coming in… if not, you will still need to earn a paycheck to provide for your daily needs such as food, fuel and the like.
Another option is to run and operate your own business from the comforts of home… your RV!
But where to begin?!?
For me, I started with direct sales companies. I also work with my photography, and in my spare time, I create jewelry!
For example: since the last campground where I was working closed for the season… instead of working at another campground, I decided to relocate to a place near family so we can spend the coming holidays together!
However, although I am “officially unemployed,” this does not mean I am not working!
One of my business ventures is as an independent consultant, sharing cooking tips and offering my favorite kitchen products that you can find here.,
Another way I earn my keep is with my favorite freeze-dried food business, which you can find here. I actually got into this business because I wanted access to REAL food, but needed to be cautious about weight limits while traveling!
So, as you can see, their are a number of ways to earn while on the road! The possibilities depend on what you want to do!
And just what do I enjoy most about this lifestyle?
It’s the chance to meet so many interesting people who have the same desire as I do… the desire to travel!
Until next time,
Peace, love and safe travels,