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Anyone willing to help me find a job?
Posted August 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm by from San Francisco, United States (Permalink)
I need to spend a couple (2-4) months making as much money as possible. I have a HS diploma and will do anything nonsexual, I just need to work, preferably looong hours. Nothing too fancy because I'll probably still be homeless, I really can't be spending all this money on a place.

Anyway I'm a superenergetic traveler who's seen the USA and had several weird quirky jobs in the past. I'm quite skilled at everything, but there's nothing I'm particular specialized in...

I love working on farms. The more physically demanding the better!

Posted August 3rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm by from Minot, United States (Permalink)
It depends how much an hour you want to make. There are the oil fields, but if you don't want to do that you can basiclly walk into any fast business in Minot or Williston and make anywhere from 13-20 an hour. If you don't want to rent then living out of a car may be your best bet.

I'd host/hire you on the farm but we have plenty of help right now and we can't compete with the pay that the fast food places will give you.

Posted August 3rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm by from Washington, United States (Permalink)
Dickinson is a great place to look for work -- restaurants there are ALWAYS looking, so you get decent minimum wage and tips. Also, I know Wal-Mart in Dickinson is in desperate need of more staff. Dickinson has really cracked down on people sleeping in tents and in cars around town - so it might be tough to be "homeless" while working. You'll also need an address to fill out tax forms.

In Bismarck, housing will be more affordable and it'll be just as easy to find a job. Or, someplace like Fargo - housing will be really easy to find, but short term work might be harder to pin down.

Of course, in Western North Dakota there are the oil fields and all summer (anywhere in ND) there are construction jobs.

Good luck!