There’s some real wisdom in that old saying, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” A lot like an easter egg hunt, there are many colorful and exciting job opportunities on CoolWorks – and you should take a shot a those that strike your fancy.
Employers need staff to cover their entire season, so many will hire a combination of full season staff, early season staff and late season staff. In our experience, preference is given to those who can work the entire season – but there are plenty of short season opportunities out there as well.
Returning service personnel may find that a seasonal Job In A Great Place might be just the ticket to explore a new part of the country, or to put a newly acquired job skill to work. With employee housing and meal plans on-site with many of the employers on CoolWorks, the transition to seasonal life may be simple.
Seeking that 100+ day season? Short of not working at all, to maximize your on-snow days, working at a ski resort is the gig for you. Some resorts also have relationships with nearby ski areas to offer reciprocal lift ticket benefits to their employees, allowing opportunities to visit multiple resorts over the season.
While some view volunteerism as an opportunity to “give back” to society, my experience as a volunteer changed the way in which I viewed the world and the way in which I wanted to interact. Volunteerism was a true gift, and an experience I would recommend again and again.