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Old 07-17-2018, 07:05 AM
 
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I need to work at least part time. Live in Leander, will go as far as North Austin. Lifelong profession is childcare; would love to try something new. Not Uber, etc. Ideas or offers? Thanks!
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Old 07-23-2018, 03:39 AM
 
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Hospital? Walmart? Did you check the job boards such as indeed.com?
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Old 07-23-2018, 08:30 AM
 
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How about Food & Beverage? When I was in undergrad, I use to enjoy working as a banquet server for a temp agency. You work when you want to and the work is fun, in my opinion. We would work banquet events for mostly luxury hotels, convention centers, schools, and catering companies. Most times there is free food involved, sometimes you can get an hour plus break depending on the event, but what I really like is the fun atmosphere you get with a lot of the events, especially weddings!

Or you can work at a restaurant as a server or hostess. Or how about take some bartending classes to become a bartender. And of course, you can work retail. I would go with a position like cashier because it's never boring. Retail was one of my jobs in undergrad, I will tell you "zoning" will bore you to death. Imagine 8 hours constantly folding clothes, organizing clothes by size, and putting back returns. But mostly, the first two! Spending most of your work day folding and organizing the same clothes over, over, and over again. I would rather stick to cashiering.

But like the previous poster stated, check out indeed. Get inspired to transcend into something new! Good Luck!
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:55 AM
 
Location: Talmadge, San Diego, CA
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Use www.indeed.com.
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Old 07-24-2018, 09:07 AM
 
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If you have any sports teams/venues near you, I often see the elderly working part time there during games and events.
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Old 07-25-2018, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Talmadge, San Diego, CA
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If you have any sports teams/venues near you, I often see the elderly working part time there during games and events.
They're working event security, which is what I do.
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Old 07-25-2018, 02:19 PM
 
Location: Denver CO
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If you have any sports teams/venues near you, I often see the elderly working part time there during games and events.
good suggestion. For a few years, I had a (very small) share in season tickets for the local baseball team. It was fun to see the same usher each time we went, and she got to know everyone in her section, even those of us who only came to a handful of games each year.
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Old 07-25-2018, 02:26 PM
 
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Try substitute teaching. It is an easy, mostly sit down job with low pressure. You can work full time or part time. You get 3 months off in the summer, a week off for Thanksgiving, two weeks off for Christmas and New Year's, and a week off in March for Spring Break.

Becoming a certified substitute teacher is fast and easy. It would be best to have a Bachelor's degree but if you don't then you could still work for a region such as Region One, Two, Three, etc. in Texas where you don't need to have a degree. These regions train teachers and substitute teachers and provide them to school districts.
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Old 07-25-2018, 03:00 PM
 
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Try substitute teaching. It is an easy, mostly sit down job with low pressure. You can work full time or part time. You get 3 months off in the summer, a week off for Thanksgiving, two weeks off for Christmas and New Year's, and a week off in March for Spring Break.

Becoming a certified substitute teacher is fast and easy. It would be best to have a Bachelor's degree but if you don't then you could still work for a region such as Region One, Two, Three, etc. in Texas where you don't need to have a degree. These regions train teachers and substitute teachers and provide them to school districts.
I agree! You can pick and choose the schools and grades you would like to work with. In addition, you work when you want. With some companies like Source4Teacher, you only need to work 4 days out of the month to continue employment with them. Also OP, you can do substitute clerical if you don't want to work with kids.
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Old 07-31-2018, 03:53 AM
 
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If you have any sports teams/venues near you, I often see the elderly working part time there during games and events.
And live theater performances! Usher
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