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?

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

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

Encountering God in the Wonders of Creation since 1951

Colorado, Texas, Virginia, Utah, Oregon, South Dakota, California, Alaska, Montana, Arizona, Wyoming, Washington, and VI

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Alaska Excursions

Want an adventure? Join us in 2015!

Alaska

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Amazon

AMAZON - Work hard. Have fun. Make history. RV Spaces

Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, and Indiana

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Aramark Glacier Bay Lodge

Now hiring for Summer Jobs in Glacier Bay - Alaska

Alaska

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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/Cedar Pass Lodge

Summer Paradise located in the Badlands National Park RV Spaces

South Dakota

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Seward Windsong Lodge

Join the Team at the Finest Glacier Valley Getaway

Alaska

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Crater Lake Lodge - Xanterra

Fall Jobs With A View From The Cool Crater Rim RV Spaces

Oregon

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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

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

California

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DNC - Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah in all its glory - Join Us for Fall Colors!

Virginia

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Yellowstone General Stores

Your Summer In Yellowstone Will Be Incredible! RV Spaces

Montana and Wyoming

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Delaware North at Yosemite

Seasonal and Year-round Jobs in Yosemite!

California

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Dornan's in the Tetons

Work with a view of the Tetons

Wyoming

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Global Vision International

Volunteer & Intern Abroad!

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

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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 and Headwaters Lodge/Cabins at Flagg Ranch

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

Wyoming

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Isle Royale Resorts, LLC

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

Michigan

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Kalani | Yoga Retreats | Hawaii Retreats

Kalani - The Promise of a New Direction

Hawaii

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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

South Dakota

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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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Rainier Guest Services

Spend Your Summer in Paradise! RV Spaces

Washington

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Ratna Ling Retreat Center

Benefitting Yourself and the World

California

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Signal Mountain Lodge

Come work and play in the heart of the Tetons!

Wyoming

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Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

Live your life, love your job!

Utah

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Taos Ski Valley

DO YOU KNOW TAOS?  

New Mexico

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The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, LLC

Discover the magic of the Hoodoos!

Utah

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Grand Canyon South Rim

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

Arizona

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Yellowstone Association

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

Wyoming and Montana

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Yellowstone National Park Lodges

Yellowstone National Park Summer Jobs RV Spaces

Wyoming

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Yellowstone Park Service Stations Inc. - Summer Jobs

Work and Play in Yellowstone National Park This Summer RV Spaces

Wyoming and Montana

36 employer profiles

Job Postings

Check out these job opportunities.

Food & Beverage Professionals: Front and Back of House for a Mammoth Mountain Experience!

Mammoth Mountain - Mammoth Mountain in the Sierra Nevadas of California

Help Wanted Now - Chefs, Cooks, Servers and More!

Nordic Skiers wanted! Work for a world class Nordic Resort in the Colorado Rocky Mountains!

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

Seasonal Entry Level - Nordic Center Assistant Director,...

Cook in the Colorado Rocky Mountains; pay DOE, full benefits!

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

Help Wanted Now - PM Cook

Wrap yourself in Shenandoah's Fall Colors!

Delaware North at Shenandoah National Park - Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains

Help Wanted Now - Guest Services

Heat Up Your Retail Career - in awe-inspiring Death Valley!

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

Help Wanted Now - Retail Manager

Need a job JUST for October? $320+ BONUS: Jobs w/ lodging, all meals, & pay in the CO Rockies!

YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center - Nestled in 860 acres on the edge of Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park

Help Wanted Now - Housekeepers and Food Service Staff

Travel the world by bike, and get paid!

Trek Travel - Lead bicycle trips all over the world, from North America to Europe!

Seasonal Entry Level - Bicycle Tour Guide

Wake Up to a Lake View Every Day - Experience Fall Colors on the East Coast!

Bosebuck Mountain Camps - Live and Love The Wilderness - Northern Maine, near the Canadian Border

Help Wanted Now - Server/Housekeeper

Looking for short term work? Finish the season at the Grand Canyon North Rim thru 10/16/15.

Grand Canyon North Rim - Grand Canyon National Park

Help Wanted Now - Hospitality and Food and Beverage Positions

'Hunting for Help'! Temporary workers needed to finish season into October

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

Seasonal Entry Level - Dishwashers, Retail Clerks & More!

$640+* Season Bonus for Autumn 2015 staff in Estes Park, CO

YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center - 5000 guest Resort on the edge Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park

Seasonal Entry Level - We'Re Hiring for Housekeeping, Food Service,...

Connect, Inspire and Empower - Licensed Counselor

Turning Winds Academic Institute - Turning Winds Academic Institute is a relational-based, premier therapeutic boarding school for t...

Year-Round Professional - Licensed Counselor

Teach at a Preschool with a Mountain View!

YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center - On the eastern entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park: home of great climbing, hiking, & wildlife!

Year-Round Professional - Preschool Teacher (Reggio Emilia Approach)

Experienced Housekeeping Manager Needed - Relocation Assistance Being Offered

Sheraton Steamboat Resort and Villas - A Great Place To Work And An Even Better Place To Play

Year-Round Professional - Housekeeping Manager

Work for us in the fall prior to Ski Season starting!

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

Seasonal Entry Level - Hospitality, Housekeeping, Food Service

Culinarians Wanted for High End Guest Services

KMG - Crazy Mountain Ranch- South Central Montana

Seasonal Professional - Pastry Chef

Cooks and Chefs - High End Hospitality Services

KMG - Crazy Mountain Ranch - South Central Montana

Seasonal Professional - Lead/Line Cook

Assist Our Culinary Team !

KMG - Crazy Mountain Ranch - South Central Montana

Seasonal Entry Level - Dishwasher

Join us in our mission - Room Attendants Wanted

KMG - Crazy Mountain Ranch - South Central Montana

Seasonal Entry Level - Room Attendant

Xanterra South Rim Seeking a Front Office Manager!

Xanterra - South Rim, LLC - Live and work at one of the world's 7 Natural Wonders!

Year-Round Professional - Front Office Manager

Hiring NOW! Amazon needs TN campers! PAID campsite + wage for every hour!

Amazon.com - LOVE Country Music? A very short drive to Nashville's entertainment!

Seasonal Entry Level - Seasonal Warehouse Associate

Hiring NOW! Amazon offers PAID campsite + wage for every hour + completion bonus!

Amazon.com - Our facility is just over the Ohio River from Louisville - enjoy all that Louisville has to offer!

Seasonal Entry Level - Seasonal Warehouse Associate

Hiring NOW! Amazon needs KY campers! PAID campsite + wage for every hour!

Amazon.com - Beautiful rural setting! Friendly people! NICE campground locations!

Seasonal Entry Level - Seasonal Warehouse Associate

Start your F&B career at DEATH VALLEY!

Furnace Creek Resort / Xanterra Parks & Resorts - Death Valley - Two hours from Las Vegas and four hours from Los Angeles

Seasonal Entry Level - DISHWASHER

Work the COOLEST shift at DEATH VALLEY!

Furnace Creek Resort / Xanterra Parks & Resorts - Death Valley - Two hours from Las Vegas and four hours from Los Angeles

Year-Round Entry Level - NIGHT PORTER

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

Turn up the HEAT on your F&B career with a job at DEATH VALLEY!

Furnace Creek Resort / Xanterra Parks & Resorts - Death Valley - Two hours from Las Vegas and four hours from Los Angeles

Year-Round Professional - COOKS

Turn up the HEAT on your Career with a job at DEATH VALLEY!

Furnace Creek Resort / Xanterra Parks & Resorts - Death Valley - Two hours from Las Vegas and four hours from Los Angeles

Year-Round Entry Level - GUEST ROOM ATTENDANT

Get hot and steamy with rewarding culinary experiences and FREE HOUSING

Grand Teton Lodge Company - Beautiful Grand Teton National Park - Jackson Hole WY, just South of Yellowstone

Seasonal Entry Level - Line Cook and Dishwashers

Chase the sun and Winter in the Chihuahuan Desert! (Big Bend)

Chisos Mountain Lodge - Big Bend NP, Texas

Seasonal Entry Level - Dishwasher

Great people and great service are what make Shore Lodge truly special!

Shore Lodge - Whitetail - Shore of Payette Lake, McCall, Idaho

Year-Round Professional - Executive Chef

Sous Chef - Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa

Delaware North - Historic Saratoga Spa State Park, NY

Year-Round Professional - Sous Chef

32 job postings

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

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