Seasonal Work

Know a great opportunity? – Please comment with suggestions!

Non-stop travel can quickly become expensive and exhausting.  The obvious way to eliminate both problems is to spend more time in one place.  Working/volunteering not only makes it possible to deflect the pressures of travel from your bank account but also facilitates a deeper connection with the local culture.

Here is a collection of sites I’ve found useful when looking for work opportunities abroad:

General

  • Transitions Abroad – A wealth of information with personal stories from people who’ve worked abroad.
  • Jobs  Abroad – Lots of posts, especially on TEFL.
  • Go Global! – From UW-M’s Global Studies.
  • Great Adventures – Adventure travel jobs, work and volunteer abroad.
  • Independent Volunteer – Worldwide, clear distinction between free programs and those with a cost.
  • Help X-Change – Variety of work exchanges – individual opportunities listed by host.

Latin America

Boat Crew

Eco-Lodges

Housesitting

Farming

  • WWOOF – Great reputation for connecting people to farms.  Be sure to contact your farm and ask lots of questions before starting.
  • Picking Jobs

Guiding

Teaching

Work in the States

2 responses to this post.

  1. In the professional hunting guide business there are many individuals who have seasonal employment. Between there monthly pay and the substantial gratuities they can make a very decent income as they follow the work through the hunting seasons. Some follow the white water rafters in the spring, the fly fishermen in the summer and the big game hunters in the fall.

    If you have ever dreamed of becoming a Big Game Hunting Guide Western Montana School for Guides might be just the place that can help you turn your dreams into reality.

    In 1990 Scott Boulanger Made one of the biggest decisions of his life. Just 26, Boulanger was already a master electrician who owned a 10-man electrical contracting shop in Vernon, Conn. A lifelong hunter and angler, he had always dreamed of making his passion for the outdoors pay.
    So Boulanger enrolled in a hunting-guide school, the Russ Willis School for Guides in Noxon, Mont. During four weeks of instruction, Boulanger learned the fundamentals of working with horses and mules (including how to pack and shoe them), how to set up a wilderness camp and what it takes to guide hunters on successful elk hunts. “It was awesome,” Boulanger says of the experience. “I went as a vacation and to learn about Western big game. I fell in love with it, went home, sold everything and came back to Montana to live and work as a guide.”
    In 1997 Scott bought his own outfit and also started Western Montana School for Guides. In operation for more than 12 years the school draws upon the many years of experience of its director and staff, to introduce the student to the skills required to be a Backcountry Hunting Guide. The school’s staff will have the students riding horses and packing mules in no time. From Knots to Map and Compass the students will spend 28 fun filled days learning the ropes to prepare them for a lifetime of adventure.

    If you think you might have an interest in gaining the skills necessary to become an outdoor adventure or big game hunting guide check out:

    http://www.guidetraining.com
    or
    http://www.guidetraining.com/jobs

    Reply

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    i hope that i will earn my first cash online

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