Summer is a great time to work outdoors, earn a little money and have fun while doing so! Consider these picks:
If you’re comfortable with dogs and like your work to take you outdoors, dog walking might be just the job for you! One thing you might want to consider is: you’ll probably be walking more than one dog, so determine whether you have the strength to keep the dogs under control. Dog walker’s perform other duties besides walking the dogs. Such as:
- Feeding and providing water for the dog
- Managing different client schedules
- Manage keys of various clients homes
Below I’ve provided a website where you can check out the typical duties of a dog walker in more detail.
Delivering newspapers is another ideal job that allows you to work outdoors, and to have a sense of independence. You get to ride your bike; in addition to making money you can build strong leg muscle and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine!
Typical duties for a newspaper deliverer are:
- Picking up the papers from a distribution center
- Learning your route
- Placing papers on the doors steps of homes
Sound like something you might like? Check out the link below for more details to get started!
Grass Cutter/Yard Work
There’s plenty of green grass to be cut during the summer. Again – if you like being outdoors, cutting grass might be the way to go; and, you definitely will get plenty of exercise and sunshine!
The typical duties of a grass cutter/ performing yard work are:
- Mowing the lawn
- Trimming trees and hedges
- Watering flowers and plants
- Raking leaves and debris
- Bagging leaves and grass
If you don’t mind getting your hands a little dirty while making money, you might want to consider mowing lawns and doing extra work around yards. To find out more details check out the links below!
Some people prefer indoor work during the summer as oppose to outdoor work; if that’s you, bussing tables might appeal to you. It’s normally cool inside a restaurant and if you’re the sociable type, there are lots of people to work with and be around. Typical duties of a table busser are:
- Keeping tables clean
- Being courteous and polite
- Taking customer orders
- Caring food trays
Sound like your cup of tea? Find out more by clicking the link below!
Whether you’re the sociable type or independent type – like indoor or outdoor work – I hope you will find a summer job on the websites below that will suite your fancy! Happy job hunting!
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