50 Summer Job Ideas

Summer is a great time to earn extra cash. Whether you work as a teacher during the school year, you are a college or high school student, or you are just looking for a second job, there are plenty of options available.

When searching, think of the patterns that most people take during the summer. The weather is typically warmer. People are traveling or taking day trips. Kids are home from school. These trends create a need for additional help in a number of areas.

I have listed 50 summer job ideas to get you started on your search. A number of these jobs and services you can start on your own by advertising locally and spreading the word amongst friends and family. Others can be found through a web search, browsing the classified section of your newspaper, asking friends or family for referrals, or stopping by the location and seeing if they are hiring.

Summer Job Ideas…

1. Lifeguard

2. Pool Cleaner

3. Water Park Attendant

4. Surf Instructor

5. Beach Tag Sales

6. Beach Concessions

7. Arcade/Boardwalk Employee

8. Sailing Instructor

9. Cruise Ship Worker

10. Deckhand

11. River Guide- canoeing/kayaking

12. Amusement Park Attendant

13. Vacation Rental Office Staff

14. Tour Guide

15. Tourist/Gift Shop Cashier

16. Hotel Employee

17. Retail Employee

18. Airport Employee

19. Photography Assistant

20. Disc Jockey

21. Party Planner

22. Catering Help

23. Waiter/Waitress

24. Bartender

25. Dishwasher

26. Movie Theater Attendant

27. Farm Worker

28. Landscaper

29. Gardener

30. Construction Worker

31. Road Work

32. Roofer

33. Painter

34. Mover

35. Car Wash Attendant

36. Housekeeper/Cleaner

37. Pet Care- Walker/Sitter

38. Elder Care/Errand Runner

39. Babysitter/Childcare

40. Track Out Camp Counselor

41. Paper Route/Messenger

42. Sports Referee

43. Little League Umpire

44. Golf Caddy

45. Ice Cream Truck Driver

46. Freelance Writer

47. Career Internship- Office work

48. Recycling Organizer

49. Fitness Trainer

50. Junk Remover/De-cluttering Help