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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Summer Job





Just got the call, I will be working at KOA.  I will move over there on Monday, but probably will not start working until May.


2 days a week at the front desk

2 days a week as the Children's Activity Director
Friday evenings, Saturday afternoon
 and Saturday Movie Night
(plus Sundays on holiday weekends) 

This should be interesting, I like working with kids.  I was a Girl Scout leader a long time ago, for about 8 years, and we had at least 30 girls in our group.







I get to decide what types of activities to add 
to the standard, planned events.

I get paid for all hours worked and my rent is very cheap,
just enough to cover the utilities.

The uniforms are yellow shirts, I don't think I have ever owned any yellow clothes.  Oh well, its only during work hours.



I will still be volunteering with the Sea Turtle Patrol. I am on the the patrol schedule on Thursday, April  11th and April 18th.  I hope I find a turtle nesting.
We will get an updated schedule every two weeks.





17 comments:

  1. I guess it's congrats on the job. Working with kids would probably rank about the bottom of the barrel for me. But I think you will be really good at it. You have such a creative mind.

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  2. Hope you have a good air conditioner! Congrats having the added bonus of being near family.

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  3. Congratulations on the summer job. Yellow isn't my color either but sounds like the price is right. Enjoy.

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  4. You know when you see yellow shirts that it's a KOA. :) Congratulations on the summer job!

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  5. Congratulations, that will require a change of gears, going from slow moving turtles to jet propelled kids. Enjoy.

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  6. That sounds like a great job! Love doing fun activities with kids!

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  7. Great plans and that KOA is a huge one and what a location! looking forward to reading all about it... especially the sea turtles... what fun

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  8. That sounds like a great summer job. I personally like KOAs and the fun activities they have for kids. Good luck and enjoy your time.

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  9. Great job for you. I hope you enjoy all the activities with the kids,
    And then the added bonus of the turtle watch.

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  10. Sounds like a sweet gig. You'll be a KOA Ranger.

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  11. Glad you've found something that you enjoy doing. Hope the kids are a fun part of it. The sea turtle work sounds wonderful!!

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  12. I'm glad you found a good place! Working at the front desk part of the time and with the kids the rest will give you a varied work experience. I'd like that, I think. I'd also like the pay! Good deal! I'm looking forward to hearing how it goes. :)

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  13. You're getting busy!! Not one, but two different jobs to do. We hope that you enjoy your time out on the island.

    Mark & Teri

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  14. Glad you found a summer job. Believe it or not I didn't even know that KOA was still around....lol

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  15. Yay, sounds like a good gig to me! I have a few yellow shirts, I like yellow. Hope you get to see some little sea turtles head out to the sea when they hatch! That would be cool.

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