Glossary

$

Stipend or expense allowance available (government agencies and/or non-profits)

$$

Salary or hourly wage paid for some positions

$$$

Wages paid for all hours worked

$$$+

Wages/salary + career-type benefits (i.e. health insurance, 401k, paid vacation)

$$?

Salary or hourly wage possible

$$C

Commissions/Profit Sharing

5/W

5th-wheel trailer

5’r

5th-wheel trailer

AA

Awesome Applicants Resumé Service

AD

Activities Director

ARVC

National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds

ASAP

As soon as possible

BB#

Blind Box Ad

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

CATV

Cable television

CDL

Commercial or Chauffeur's Drivers License

CG

Campground

COE/Corps

US Army Corps of Engineers

DOE

Depending On Experience

DOT

Department of Transportation

EOE

Equal Opportunity Employer

Escapees

Texas-based club for serious RVers

ET

Eastern Time

FAR

Find-A-Reader

FHU

Full hookups (water, electric, sewer)

Fiver

5th-wheel trailer

FT

Full time

Fulltimer

Someone who lives in their RV full time

Interpreter

Person who explains an area’s cultural & natural history via guided tours, trail walks, campfire programs, etc.

LOA

Lot Owners Association

LTR

Long Term Relationship

MH

Motorhome or mobile home

MT

Mountain Time

ND

Non-drinker

NE

Northeast

NLT

No Later Than

NP

No Pets or National Park

NPS

National Park Service

NS

Non-smoker

NW

Northwest

NWR

National Wildlife Refuge

OHV

Off Highway Vehicle

PT

Part-time or Pacific Time

RV

Travel trailer, motorhome or 5th-wheel

RVIA

Recreation Vehicle Industry Association

SASE

Self-addressed, stamped envelope

SAT TV

Satellite Television

SE

Southeast

SKP

Escapees Club Member

Snowbirds

RVers who go South each winter

Stipend

Fixed amount of money for expenses (i.e. food, fuel, etc.) paid to volunteers at government agencies or non-profits

SW

Southwest

TT

Travel Trailer

USACE

US Army Corps of Engineers

USFS

U.S. Forest Service

USFWS

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Volunteer

An individual who performs hours of service for a public agency or non-profit organization, for civic, charitable, or humanitarian reasons

W/E/S/C

Water/Electric/Sewer/Cable RV hookups

Wi-Fi

(Wireless Fidelity) - Wireless Internet Access

WIS

Workamper Interview Session

Workamper / Workcamper

Adventuresome individuals, couples and families who have chosen a wonderful lifestyle that combines ANY kind of part-time or full-time work with RV camping. If you work as an employee, operate a business, or donate your time as a volunteer, AND you sleep in an RV, you are a Workamper!