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

Click to read details about all their jobs, application process 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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The Acadia Corporation Logo

Acadia Corporation

Acadia Shops of Bar Harbor - near Acadia National Park

Maine

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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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Coldfoot Camp Logo

Coldfoot Camp

Experience Alaska's Arctic in the Brooks Mountain Range!

Alaska

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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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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 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 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 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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Dornan's Logo

Dornan's in the Tetons

Work with a view of the Tetons

Wyoming

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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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West Glacier Village Logo

Glacier Park, Inc - West Glacier Village

Summer with us at West Glacier Village 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 Lodge 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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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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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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The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, LLC Logo

The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, LLC

Discover the magic of the Hoodoos!

Utah

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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 Logo

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

Northern California Buddhist Community

California

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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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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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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 staff needed for Buddhist retreat center in the beautiful SW Colorado Mountains!

Colorado

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Wall Drug Store Logo

Wall Drug

America's Favorite Roadside Attraction! RV Spaces

South Dakota

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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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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

Montana and Wyoming

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Job Postings

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Chisos Mountains Lodge is the Perfect Place for Adventure or to Get Away From it All!

Chisos Mountain Lodge - Where countries and cultures meet along the Rio Grande

Help Wanted Now - Front Desk Clerk

Seeking a Camp Nurse Who Wants to Spend Time in the Outdoors with Kids

Birch Trail Camp for Girls - Minong, Wisconsin - Come visit the beautiful northwoods!

Seasonal Professional - Camp Nurse

We have ROOM for Front Desk agents! CHECK IN to these jobs!

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

Seasonal Entry Level - Front Desk Agent - Jackson Lake Lodge, Jenny...

Food and Beverage Management Jobs at 4-Diamond Mountain Property

Shore Lodge - Whitetail - Mountain Lake Property in Beautiful McCall, ID

Help Wanted Now - Restaurant and Bar Manager and Banquet Manager

Finish out the winter season with the Resort enjoying the #1 snow-pack in the nation!

Grand Targhee Resort (Summer) - Grand Targhee Resort is nestled in the Grand Teton Mountain Range.

Help Wanted Now - Cooks and Housekeeping Staff

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

Live and Work in Texas' Last Great Frontier - Big Bend National Park

Chisos Mountain Lodge - Where countries and cultures meet along the Rio Grande

Help Wanted Now - Seasonal Cook

Whoo Whoo is a night owl? NIGHT AUDITORS wanted in beautiful Grand Teton National Park!

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

Seasonal Entry Level - Night Auditor

Join Our Kitchen Staff for the 2015 Season and Build Your Culinary Career

Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim - Grand Canyon National Park

Help Wanted Now - Culinary / Kitchen

We need a chief!!

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Death Valley, CA

Year-Round Professional - Chief Engineer

Seasonal Chef Wanted at Glacier National Park!

Glacier Park, Inc. - Spend your summer at America's most breathtaking National Park.

Seasonal Professional - Location Chef

Can you do it all?

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Put your skills to the test and gain real experience in a beautiful Death Valley.

Year-Round Professional - General Maintenance

Your new home!

Death Valley Lodging Company (Stovepipe Wells) - Put your skills to the test and gain real experience in a beautiful Death Valley.

Year-Round Professional - Housekeeping Supervisor

Help Wanted Immediately!!

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

Year-Round Professional - Servers and Bartenders

Summer Job Openings!

Shore Lodge - Whitetail - Shore Lodge - Whitetail - Mountain Lake Property in Beautiful McCall, ID!

Seasonal Entry Level - Seasonal Service Staff Wanted!

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

Summer in Southeast Alaska - Retail Sales Associates Needed

Russian American Company - Sitka, Alaska - harbor town with a friendly atmosphere and wilderness close by

Seasonal Entry Level - Retail Sales Associates

Join the management team at the Grand Ganyon North Rim

Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim - Grand Canyon National Park

Seasonal Professional - Front Desk Manager

Great people and great service make Shore Lodge truly special

Shore Lodge - Whitetail - Mountain Lake Property in Beautiful McCall, ID

Year-Round Professional - Housekeeping Manager

Spectacular vistas and incredible work/life opportunity!

Delaware North - The Grand Canyon - South Rim, Arizona

Year-Round Professional - Human Resources Generalist

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

Front Desk Associate

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

Year-Round Professional - Front Desk Attendant

Pack up your Food Service Skills and bring them to Yosemite

Delaware North - Waterfalls, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient Giant Sequoias and more!

Seasonal Professional - Assistant Food Service Manager - Tuolumne...

Help Manage High Sierra Camp Lodge Operations in Yosemite

Delaware North - Waterfalls, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient Giant Sequoias and more!

Seasonal Professional - Assistant Camp Manager - Tuolumne Meadows Lodge

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

Assistant Manager/Housekeeper for beautiful Montana bed and breakfast.

Bad Rock B&B Inc - Glacier National Park west entrance

Seasonal Entry Level - Housekeeper

Connect People to Place - Human Resources in Sequoia NP

Delaware North - Wuksachi Village and Lodge - Sequoia National Park

Year-Round Professional - Human Resources Generalist

Help others PLAN their DREAM VACATIONS in Grand Teton National Park!

Grand Teton Lodge Company - Jackson Lake Lodge, Grand Teton National Park, WY

Seasonal Entry Level - Reservation Agent for Grand Teton Lodge...

Summer Jobs in Yellowstone

Yellowstone Park Service Stations Inc. - Yellowstone National Park

Seasonal Entry Level - Retail Associate

Help Campers Feel Proud to Play Like A Girl at a Multi-Sport Summer Camp outside Cleveland, Ohio

Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls - Recreation facility that is gorgeous beyond belief!

Seasonal Professional - Sports Director

Help Campers Feel Proud to Play Like A Girl at a Multi-Sport Summer Camp in Boulder, Colorado!

Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls - Can't beat the landscape and experience!

Seasonal Professional - Sports Directors

Executive Chef - Gideon Putman Resort

Delaware North - Saratoga Spa State Park

Year-Round Professional - Executive Chef

Sous Chef - Kalaloch Lodge

Delaware North - Sweeping oceanfront views of the Olympic Peninsula

Year-Round Professional - Sous Chef

Bring your Culinary Career to Life in Shenandoah National Park

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

Seasonal Professional - Sous Chef

Wanted: COOK for working cattle & guest ranch in northeast Wyoming

New Haven Ranch - near Devils Tower in the beautiful Black Hills

Seasonal Professional - Ranch Cook for Lunch and Supper

Seasonal F&B Managers Wanted!

Glacier Park, Inc. - Mountains and Vistas and Glaciers, oh my!

Seasonal Professional - Assistant F&B Managers Wanted for Glacier...

Take Your Food Service Career to New Heights - Curry Village

Delaware North - Yosemite National Park, California

Seasonal Professional - Assistant Food Service 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