How to Handle Taxes When Workamping in Multiple States

Many RVers, and those who Workamp in particular, work in multiple states during the year. How does that impact filing your taxes? The biggest factors to consider when you travel and work are the following: Domicile Physically working in a state Length of time spent in each state Domicile Domicile is important because it’s where […]

Workamping and Weather!

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs?! When job hunting, there are many questions we need to ask a Workamper employer about the job. These include duties, wages, hours etc. However, do you also consider the weather? This over-the-top movie (where it rains food), reminds us that we can accept a position and only later realize […]

Workamper Scams – Beware, Be Cautious, Be Sure, Be Safe

Scammers, pirates, identity thieves, spoofers, fraudsters…they go by many names, and they are targeting Workampers. Are you practicing good internet hygiene? Are you doing your best to keep your sensitive data secure and protect it from theft or attacks? As a Workamper, you may be tempted by the allure of “free” websites, but have you […]

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The Most Powerful Job Search for Workampers is Here!

Workampers can now search through the largest quantity of help wanted ads with more options than ever before! The Hotline Jobs page at Workamper.com displays new Workamper job listings submitted in the last 14 days. Not only do we (Workamper News) have the most Workamper job listings anywhere, but now our members will experience even […]

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Workampers & Workers Compensation

Do Employers have to cover Workampers under their Workers Compensation? Should I asked if I’ll be covered? Well, the answers are “maybe” and “yes” — in that order. Except as noted below, Workers Compensation is the law, and there’s no way around it: Employers must provide workers compensation for their employees. Workers compensation pays for […]

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What is Workamping?

Let’s start at the very beginning. A very good place to start. Some readers of this blog may have just been introduced to the term Workamping. So today, let’s cover what this term (that we created back in 1987 when we started this industry) truly means! There are a few misconceptions about who Workampers are […]

New Featured Employer: Express Employment Professionals

Jobs Fill Your Pockets. Adventure Fills Your Soul. We Can Do Both! Introducing a new Workamper News Featured Employer – Express Employment Professionals From their page: Our team of professionals has been serving the Workamping community since 2006, so you know you can rely on us!  We offer three unique, income opportunities for Workampers: Harvest […]

How to Open Yourself Up to the Most Workamping Opportunities

Workampers who put effort into staying connected year-round with the world of Workamping open themselves up to the most possibilities. You never know when that “perfect position” is going to be posted to our Hotline or published in our jobs magazine.  Plus, we have many Employer members who find all their Workampers by looking through […]

Are There Jobs For Solo Workampers?

Occasionally on social media, a Workamper will ask something like, “Why are there no jobs for solo Workampers?!” Based on the opportunities that we see coming in to our Hotline system and Jobs Magazine, we feel this is a misconception. But, if a Workamper is solely using social media groups to find Workamping jobs, then […]

Figuring the True Cost of Workamping

Our first year out Workamping, we talked to a co-worker in the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. Bruce was back for his third season. He had spent the previous winter in Big Bend National Park in Texas working for the concessionaire. Though he worked full-time and only paid about $25/month for his RV site, his comment […]