COVID-19 Effect on Workamping Community Survey
We created a 1-question survey to Workampers and to Workamper Employers to get an idea how this pandemic has affected the Workamping & RVing community. The survey was started on 3/27/20 and distributed via social media, email, and our website to Workamper News members and non-members.
Here are the results as of 5/27/20:
Survey to Workampers
Please select the description that most closely matches what's going on with you/your family as of today:
30% - Nothing has changed about my summer job. It's still on as originally set and I plan to go.
16% - My Employer has postponed my summer job for now. They have asked me to arrive later than planned.
13% - I wasn't planning to work this summer, but I have postponed or canceled my RV travel plans.
8% - My Employer has postponed my summer job for now, but is allowing me to still arrive on the originally determined date.
6% - I wasn't planning to work this summer, and nothing has changed about my RV travel plans.
5% - My Employer canceled my summer season job.
5% - I canceled on my summer season position.
3% - I work remotely/from my RV, so my work-life hasn't changed too much.
3% - I was let go from my current Workamping job that was supposed to last through the summer or longer.
11% - None of these apply.
Survey to Employers
Which option below most closely describes your operation and Workamper program at this time?
51% - We are still open or plan to open as usual.
13% - We have postponed our opening date, but our Workamper(s) are already here or we are allowing them to arrive at the originally agreed-upon date.
11% - We have decided to close our operation or not open our operation, but we are allowing our Workampers to stay for now.
9% - We have postponed our opening date, and we have told our Workamper(s) to wait to come.
2% - We offer an opportunity outside of the normal summer/winter Workamping seasons. Currently we are unaffected.
2% - We were already open when the pandemic escalated, but we have had to let some of our Workampers go.
0% - We have decided to close our operation or not open our operation. We had to tell our Workamper(s) to leave or not to come.
13% - None of these apply.
Note: With any of the options that indicate the operation is open or will be opening, it should be assumed that the operation has altered their standard operating procedures and/or revised the services/activities that are normally offered based on recommendations and guidelines set forth by the CDC, federal and state gov't, etc. to best protect the owners, staff, and customers.
Take the Survey (for the first time or because your situation changed)