Living & Working in Great Places
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HI everyone, ,
Just wondering if anyone has had success in giving up their "homebase" and doing seasonal work only. I would like to rent out my home for one year, or longer and focus on working only seasonal jobs with room and board. Just wondering how feasible it is, I worry if there ended up being a large gap between gigs/seasons I would have no where to land. I could visit family, but that would really only work for a few weeks.
My main goal is to save money and to do some travel. I have a summer/fall job in Vermont that will begin May 8th and ends Oct 26. Looks like most winter gigs begin December/January, which would not be to bad.
Any feedback advice or experience you are will to share is welcome!!
I gave up my apartment at the beginning of May 2006 and kept going place to place until October 2016.
The longest periods I had were a 5-week and 6-week. But they were planned so I could do a month-long workaway during those times. Average time was 6-14 days. Shortest time, twice: Finished one gig in the afternoon, went to airport, flew overnight and was picked up in the morning for the next gig.
I did do the Arizona ranch season several times...that starts end of Sep/early Oct. And while Dec/Jan is an average winter gig, many have slots that open in November.
When you mix all the variables: in park, outside of park, short social seasons, catching late season openings, long seasons.... There will be a season starting somewhere at any time of the year.