Sightseeing in Skagway, Alaska by Kari Quaas
Sightseeing in Skagway, Alaska by Kari Quaas

Jobs for the Older and Bolder

If you consider yourself "Older & Bolder," you are retired or planning on retiring, and are looking for a seasonal or temporary job in a great place, the following employers are interested in you. Keep in mind, each has varied accommodations; some have RV spaces, some offer private rooms, and others have rentals nearby. Are you ready for your encore career?

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Eastern National Logo

Eastern National

Retail That Connects People to Parks!

Virginia and North Carolina

Employer Profiles

Detailed profile of each employer and their jobs, application process, location, and much more!

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A Broader View Volunteers Corp Logo

A Broader View Volunteers Corp

Volunteer Abroad Year Round Customized Programs

Pennsylvania, BZ, KH, CM, CL, CN, CO, CR, EC, GH, GT, HN, IN, KE, NP, and more!

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A Christian Ministry in the National Parks Logo

A Christian Ministry in the National Parks

Encountering God in the Wonders of Creation since 1951

Colorado

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Alaska Excursions Logo

Alaska Excursions

Want an adventure? Join us in 2015!

Alaska

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Alaska Galore Tours Logo

Alaska Galore Tours

Alaska like you've never seen it before!

Alaska

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Allen Marine Tours Logo

Allen Marine Tours

Wilderness and Wildlife Await You This Summer in Southeast Alaska!

Alaska

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Altogether Outdoors Summer Camps Logo

Altogether Outdoors Summer Camps

Spend the summer at camp! Fun activities, and authentic relationships in the beautiful Colorado Rockies. 

Colorado

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Aramark - Glacier Bay Lodge Logo

Aramark Glacier Bay Lodge

Now hiring for Summer Jobs in Glacier Bay - Alaska

Alaska

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Aramark Mesa Verde Logo

Aramark Mesa Verde - Summer Jobs in Colorado!

Now Hiring for Summer Jobs at Mesa Verde National Park RV Spaces

Colorado

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Badlands Lodge LLC Logo

Badlands/Cedar Pass Lodge

Summer Paradise located in the Badlands National Park RV Spaces

South Dakota

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CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation - Seward Windsong Lodge Logo

Seward Windsong Lodge

Join the Team at the Finest Glacier Valley Getaway

Alaska

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Coldfoot Camp Logo

Coldfoot Camp

Experience Alaska's Arctic in the Brooks Mountain Range!

Alaska

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Crater Lake Lodge - Xanterra Logo

Crater Lake Lodge - Xanterra

Jobs With A View From The Cool Crater Rim RV Spaces

Oregon

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Custer State Park Regency CSP Ventures LP Logo

Custer State Park Regency CSP Ventures LP

Spend a summer working in the heart of the Black Hills RV Spaces

South Dakota

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Delaware North at Sequoia and Kings Canyon Logo

Delaware North at Sequoia and Kings Canyon

Working here will expand your perspective, renew your spirit and challenge your sense of wonder.

California

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Delaware North at Shenandoah National Park Logo

DNC - Shenandoah National Park

Great Jobs in Shenandoah. Apply today - and start in May!

Virginia

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Delaware North at Yellowstone Logo

Yellowstone General Stores

Your Summer In Yellowstone Will Be Incredible! RV Spaces

Montana and Wyoming

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Delaware North at Yosemite Logo

Delaware North at Yosemite

Seasonal and Year-round Jobs in Yosemite!

California

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Denali Park Hotel Logo

Denali Park Hotel

Looking for an opportunity to experience “Real Alaska?

Alaska

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Eagle's Store Logo

Eagle's Store

Spend your summer one block from Yellowstone National Park! RV Spaces

Montana

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Glacier National Park Lodges (Xanterra) Logo

Glacier National Park Lodges (Xanterra)

Great Adventures in the heart of Glacier National Park RV Spaces

Montana

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Glacier Park, Inc. Logo

Glacier Park, Inc.

Where The Ordinary Stops and the Journey Begins! RV Spaces

Montana

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Global Vision International Logo

Global Vision International

Volunteer & Intern Abroad!

Massachusetts, Florida, California, KE, NP, AU, CR, ES, and MX

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Grand Canyon North Rim Logo

Grand Canyon North Rim

Live Life On The Edge And Experience the Majestic Grand Canyon! RV Spaces

Arizona

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Grand Teton Lodge Company Logo

Grand Teton Lodge Company and Headwaters Lodge/Cabins at Flagg Ranch

Experience of a lifetime in the majesty of the Tetons RV Spaces

Wyoming

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Green Creek Inn Logo

Green Creek Inn

Green Creek Inn & RV Park Welcomes You for a Summer of Work & Fun! RV Spaces

Wyoming

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Isle Royale Resorts, LLC Logo

Isle Royale Resorts, LLC

Summer Jobs on Isle Royale - one of America's most unique National Parks!

Michigan

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Kalani Oceanside Retreat Logo

Kalani | Yoga Retreats | Hawaii Retreats

Kalani - The Promise of a New Direction

Hawaii

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Klondike Gold Fields Logo

Klondike Gold Fields - Summer jobs in Skagway, Alaska!

Work for the Ultimate Adventure in Skagway, Alaska!

Alaska

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial Logo

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Live in the shadow of a tribute to democracy! RV Spaces

South Dakota

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Palmer Gulch Resort/Mt. Rushmore KOA Logo

Palmer Gulch Resort/Mt. Rushmore KOA

Summer Jobs in the Black Hills of South Dakota

South Dakota

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Premier Alaska Tours Logo

Premier Alaska Tours

We have Alaska down P.A.T.

Alaska

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Princess Cruises and Holland America Line - Alaska Hotels and Lodges Logo

Princess Cruises and Holland America Line - Alaska Hotels and Lodges

Work in some of Alaska’s most pristine and untouched wilderness RV Spaces

Alaska

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Projects Abroad - Volunteer or Intern

Volunteer and Intern Abroad

New York, GH, TH, BO, KH, CN, CR, RO, EC, ET, IN, JM, KE, AR, MX, and more!

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Rainier Guest Services Logo

Rainier Guest Services

Spend Your Summer in Paradise! RV Spaces

Washington

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Ratna Ling Retreat Center Logo

Ratna Ling Retreat Center

Benefitting Yourself and the World

California

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Signal Mountain Lodge Logo

Signal Mountain Lodge

Come work and play in the heart of the Tetons!

Wyoming

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Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort Logo

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

Live your life, love your job!

Utah

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Soaring Treetop Adventures Logo

Soaring Treetop Adventures

Summer positions available at Remote Colorado Zipline!

Colorado

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Stillpoint Lodge in Halibut Cove, Alaska Logo

Stillpoint Lodge in Halibut Cove, Alaska

Rekindle Your Spark this Summer!

Alaska

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Taos Ski Valley Logo

Taos Ski Valley

DO YOU KNOW TAOS?  

New Mexico

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Tara Mandala Retreat Center Logo

Tara Mandala Retreat Center

Kitchen Manager / Lead Cooks needed for Buddhist retreat center in the beautiful SW Colorado Mountains!

Colorado

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Taylor Park Trading Post Inc. Logo

Colorado Dream Ranch

Spend the summer with us and see why families have been visiting this Mountain Oasis for generations! RV Spaces

Colorado

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The Acadia Corporation Logo

Acadia Corporation

Acadia Shops of Bar Harbor - near Acadia National Park

Maine

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The Goldpanner Logo

The Goldpanner

Spend the Summer in Wild Alaska Gold Mining Country RV Spaces

Alaska

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The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, LLC Logo

The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, LLC

Discover the magic of the Hoodoos!

Utah

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Wall Drug Store Logo

Wall Drug

America's Favorite Roadside Attraction! RV Spaces

South Dakota

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West Glacier Village Logo

Glacier Park, Inc - West Glacier Village

Summer with us at West Glacier Village RV Spaces

Montana

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Xanterra - South Rim, LLC Logo

Grand Canyon South Rim

Grand Canyon Jobs - you're not just close, you're there! RV Spaces

Arizona

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Yellowstone Association Logo

Yellowstone Association

Yellowstone National Park - Inspire. Educate. Preserve. RV Spaces

Wyoming and Montana

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Yellowstone National Park Lodges Logo

Yellowstone National Park Lodges

Yellowstone National Park Summer Jobs RV Spaces

Wyoming

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Yellowstone Park KOA Logo

Yellowstone Park & Yellowstone Mountainside KOA Campgrounds

Wonderful Job Opportunities Just West of Yellowstone! RV Spaces

Montana

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Yellowstone Park Service Stations Inc. Logo

Yellowstone Park Service Stations Inc. - Summer Jobs

Work and Play in Yellowstone National Park This Summer RV Spaces

Wyoming and Montana

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Job Postings

Check out these job opportunities.

BenefittingYourself and the World

Ratna Ling Retreat Center - In the beautiful coastal redwoods of northern California

Help Wanted Now - Volunteer Work at Buddhist Retreat Center,...

Line Cook Needed

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Death Valley National Park

Year-Round Professional - Line Cook

Kitchen Manager for long summer season at Colorado Buddhist Retreat Center

Tara Mandala Retreat Center - located rurally, a 30 minute drive from Pagosa Springs, CO

Seasonal Professional - Culinary

Gain RESPECT as you INSPECT! Housekeeping Supervisors with an eye for detail- BONUS ELIGIBLE!

Grand Teton Lodge Company - Smack in the middle of adventure- In Jackson Hole, WY

Seasonal Professional - Housekeeping Supervisor, Summer Seasonal, Grand...

A-MAYZE-ING guest services and culinary leadership opportunities in the heart of the TETONS

Signal Mountain Lodge - Grand Teton National Park

Help Wanted Now - Front Desk Supervisor, EDR Cook/Assistant Manager

Cooks Wanted at Glacier National Park For The 2015 Summer!

Glacier Park, Inc. - The breathtaking Rocky Mountains of Northwest Montana

Seasonal Entry Level - Line Cooks Wanted in West Glacier!

Accounting/Night Audit Position Now Available!

Glacier Park, Inc. - Join us at beautiful Glacier Park Lodge in East Glacier, MT.

Help Wanted Now - Night Audit

The Kitchen Is Calling...Join Our Culinary Team in 2015!

The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, LLC - Explore our natural amphitheater and discover the beauty of hoodoos!

Help Wanted Now - Line Cook, Pantry Cook, EDR Help & Kitchen...

Cooks! Turn up the heat in your career while you prep for a great summer in the Tetons

Grand Teton Lodge Company - Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole WY

Seasonal Professional - Line Cook/Cook Assistant

Join Our Staff for the 2015 Season and Explore the Remote North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon North Rim - Grand Canyon National Park

Help Wanted Now - Accounting, Dorm Coord, Housekeeping and...

Immediately hiring Exceptional Outdoor & Adventure Education Instructors

YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch - High Rockies, located between Winter Park Resort and Rocky Mountain National Park

Seasonal Entry Level - Outdoor & Adventure Education Instructor

Lifeguards! Save the day at Snow Mountain Ranch in Colorado!

YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch - YMCA of the Rockies-Snow Mountain Ranch-Winter Park, CO-30 mins from Rocky Mountain National Park

Seasonal Entry Level - Lifeguards

Year Round Manager Position Available!

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Come experience the beauty of the American Desert!!

Year-Round Professional - Front Desk Manager

Help Wanted Immediately!!

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Awesome views and star-lit skies!

Year-Round Professional - Servers and Bartenders

Spend your Summer on the Olympic Peninsula

Delaware North at Kalaloch Lodge - A Beautiful Pacific Northwest Lodge Overlooking the Pacific!

Help Wanted Now - Prep Cook

Retail That Connects People to Parks

Eastern National - Cone Manor, Linn Cove and Linville Falls - On the Blue Ridge Parkway

Seasonal Entry Level - Sales Associate - Summer and Fall

Retail That Connects People To Parks

Eastern National - Blue Ridge Music Center - On the Blue Ridge Parkway

Seasonal Entry Level - Store Associate

Help Wanted at Flaming Gorge Resort

Flaming Gorge Resort, Inc. - Located in the beautiful Ashley National Forest in Utah and surrounded by mountains and wildlife

Help Wanted Now - Dishwashers, Store Clerks, Raft Shaggers, Front...

Vehicle Mechanic Opportunity in West Yellowstone!

Delaware North at Yellowstone - Beautiful West Yellowstone, MT

Help Wanted Now - Vehicle Shop Mechanic

Looking for energetic people to work and live in Seward Alaska

Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel - On the water at Resurrection Bay in Seward Alaska

Help Wanted Now - Front Desk, Night Auditor, Porter and Houseman

Seeking Dining Room Managers for Summer in Glacier National Park!

Glacier National Park Lodges (Xanterra) - Glacier National Park

Help Wanted Now - Dining Room Manager

Come be an integral part of our kitchen staff this summer, and have fun doing it!

Crater Lake Lodge - Xanterra - Beautiful Views, Teamwork, Friends, Fun, Fishing, Hiking

Seasonal Professional - Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Line Cook

Off Road Activity Positions

KMG - KMG Hospitality - Crazy Mountain Ranch

Seasonal Professional - Off Road Driver and Instructor

Year Round Position Available!

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Come experience the beauty of the American Desert!!

Year-Round Professional - Front Desk Lead

Exciting opportunity to join a growing organization!

UNITED CAMPS, CONFERENCES AND RETREATS - California Foothills - nestled in the Gold Country. Minutes from Auburn off Hwy 80.

Year-Round Professional - Site Director in Training

Sales Manager - Shenandoah National Park

Delaware North - 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C.

Year-Round Professional - Sales Manager

Hiring for Red Bus Drivers in Glacier National Park!

Glacier National Park Lodges (Xanterra) - Stunning Northwest Montana

Seasonal Entry Level - Red Bus Driver

Keep our cottages and grounds looking good and running smoothly!

Oakland House Cottages by the Side of the Sea - On the beautiful coast of Maine

Seasonal Professional - General Maintenance

RVer's Dream: Retail Associate at historic Camp Store in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park Lodges (Xanterra) - Historic Camp Store in Glacier National Park

Seasonal Entry Level - Retail Sales Associate

Guide, Explore and Educate at Grand Canyon!

Pink Jeep Tours, Inc. - Experience the lifestyle of living and working at one of the "Grandest" natural wonders!

Year-Round Entry Level - Interpretive Tour Guide

Interested in working at a great lodge in beautiful Seward Alaska this summer

CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation - Seward Windsong Lodge - Nestled in a spectacular glacier river valley and surrounded by spruce trees and wildflowers!

Seasonal Professional - Shuttle Bus Driver

Summer & Fall Cook/Wrangler for outfitters in Wonderful Wyoming.

Bear Basin Adventures - The Wind River Range and Absaroka Mountains in beautiful Dubois, Wyoming.

Seasonal Professional - Camp Cook/Wrangler

Visitors from around the world come to see Yellowstone - you should too!

Ventures West Inc. - At the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park!

Seasonal Professional - Retail Sales Associate/Warehouse

Cooks Wanted at Glacier National Park!

Glacier Park, Inc. - Fun jobs ~ Amazing Location!

Seasonal Entry Level - Line Cooks Wanted!

Do you love Yellowstone National Park?

The Yellowstone Park Foundation - Position is located in the interior of Yellowstone National Park along the Old Faithful "crescent"

Year-Round Professional - Old Faithful Haynes Photo Shop and Gateway...

Live your dream managing the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch campus in Yellowstone!

Yellowstone Association - Yellowstone National Park

Year-Round Professional - Lamar Campus Manager

Sous Chef at the Awe-Inspiring Grand Canyon

Delaware North - The Grand Canyon - South Rim, Arizona

Year-Round Professional - Sous Chef

Love being involved in fun activities? Grand Canyon is looking for a Recreation Aide!

Xanterra - South Rim, LLC - Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim

Year-Round Entry Level - Recreation Aide

Visit Yellowstone National Park!!!

Delaware North at West Yellowstone Hotels - Yellowstone National Park

Seasonal Entry Level - Housekeepers

Seasonal Sales Associate in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park Conservancy - West Glacier, Montana

Seasonal Entry Level - Retail Sales Associate

Come Be a Part of Our Team!!!!!

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Beautiful Death Valley National Park

Year-Round Entry Level - Guest Room Attendant

F&B Management Openings

Xanterra - South Rim, LLC - Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim

Year-Round Professional - Assistant Restaurant Manager

Use your Facilities Manager skills in a spiritual community

Forest of Peace Retreat Center - Interspiritual retreat center on 40 beautiful wooded acres

Year-Round Professional - Facilities Manager/Groundskeeper

Bartender with adventure in mind. Have own bike or canoe a must!

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa - Remote and amazing ranch 17 miles from Moab, Utah

Seasonal Professional - Bartender with a Flair for the West and the Best!

Adventure seeking professionals with their own bikes or canoes wanted!

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa - Remote Scenic Solitude near Moab, Utah

Seasonal Professional - Front Desk and Guest Service Agents

Adventurist Breakfast Cook

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa - 17 miles from Moab Utah. Remote and amazing! Bring your bike.

Seasonal Professional - Cook

Bell Staff and Guest Service Agents

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa - Remote and amazing ranch 17 miles from Moab, Utah

Seasonal Professional - Bell Staff/Guest Services/Activity Guides

Housekeeper wanted for a Summer of Fun and Adventure in Cooper's Landing Alaska!

Alaska Troutfitters - Kenai Peninsula

Seasonal Entry Level - Housekeeper

Work at a Four Diamond Mountain Property!

Shore Lodge - Whitetail - Be a part of the quintessential Idaho experience!

Year-Round Professional - Catering Sales Manager

Now Hiring Whale Watching Tour Representatives! Join Us in Alaska This Summer!

Allen Marine Tours - In Juneau, next to the nutrient-rich and whale filled waters of the Inside Passage

Seasonal Entry Level - Tour Representative

Year Round Lead Position Available!

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Come experience the beauty of the American Desert!!

Year-Round Professional - Front Desk Lead

A SAFE bet for job SECURITY- Public Safety Officer!

Grand Teton Lodge Company - Best mountains in the country! Grand Teton National Park, WY

Seasonal Entry Level - Public Safety Officer, Summer Seasonal, Grand...

Check out our Retail Clerk positions- it might be the job you are shopping for!

Grand Teton Lodge Company - Best mountains in the US - Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole WY

Seasonal Entry Level - Retail Clerk

NOW HIRING Exceptional staff for Summer or Autumn jobs in the CO Rockies!

YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch - In the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

Seasonal Entry Level - Climbing/Rocks & Ropes Instructor (Aka Rec...

Make your next adventure a working vacation in Talkeetna, Alaska!

CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation - Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Work and play in beautiful Talkeetna, AK at the base of Mt. McKinley and the Alaska Range!

Seasonal Professional - Employee Housing & Activity Coordinator

Take Your Food Service Career to New Heights - Curry Village

Delaware North - Yosemite National Park, California

Seasonal Professional - Assistant Food Service Manager

Serving creative cuisine inspired by the City of Saratoga

Delaware North - Gideon Putnam Resort - Historic character with exceptional service

Year-Round Professional - Executive Chef

Manage the Dining Room of our Historic Landmark Hotel

Delaware North - Yosemite National Park - The Wawona

Seasonal Professional - Dining Room Manager

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More Info

Retired Brains is a job and information source for boomers, retirees and people planning their retirement. This site connects older job seekers with employers seeking to hire them. They also provide important senior-focused material including information on senior discounts, work at home jobs, senior travel, starting your own business, funding your retirement, continue your education and much more.

Join our Older and Bolder group on My CoolWorks to discuss your thoughts, plans and dreams about working in a National Park or as a Camp Host, or Whatever!  Get out and see the world and meet others doing the same thing.

If you're under 66, you can get travel insurance for your seasonal work adventures through World Nomads . Their policies cover emergency medical and dental care as well as emergency medical transportation. Endorsed by the Lonely Planet.

"Our seasonal career for the last twenty two years have given us a lifetime's adventures ... at Mt. Rushmore, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and other western parks in the U.S.  We've widened our home base from SC to yonder.  Knowledge, experience and the desire to learn have no 'expiration dates'! "

Five Ways Seasonal Work Can Put the WOW In Retirement  A sense of adventure and a little flexibility can open up a world of opportunity for retirees through seasonal work. Currently, there are thousands of seasonal jobs available in top outdoor destinations around the country. Employers such as national parks and guest ranches are actively recruiting seniors to fill positions suited to every skill level and all physical abilities.  

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For a Fun Job In Retirement, Think Out of the Box - Article by Chris Farrell on PBS' Next Avenue

Lifetime Planning Guide
Resources for Boomers & Seniors by Art Koff of RetiredBrains.com