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How To Get a Part Time Weekend Jobs At Restaurants

Published at 01/21/2012 08:22:57


Part time weekend jobs come in very handy for those who want to earn a little extra but cannot for one reason or another devout all their time to that one job. Part-time weekend jobs are available for teens, college students, moms, retirees and anyone with a little extra time on their hands who’s willing to make money. Employers prefer to employ part time workers because they do not have to pay the benefits that come with a full time employee. Restaurants are the best place to start looking for such part time weekend jobs. This article directs on how to get such part time weekend jobs.

Step 1

Local newspapers
Restrict yourself to visiting the jobs section of your local tabloids and newsletters as most will list available small time opportunities available at your local restaurants. Go through the neighborhood tabloids regularly and identify restaurants listed and try having a meal there me before applying for a part time weekend job.

Walk in
This approach is probably the best, when looking for part time weekend jobs. Walk into a restaurant that you have identified and ask the person in charge if they offer any part time weekend jobs. Do not visit during lunch hour, as this is usually a very busy time of the day for most restaurants and no one might have enough time to give you a proper hearing. Morning hours are the best. Always carry your resume and be ready to start as soon as possible.

Step 2

Make your desire known to friends and family. This way, if they hear or see an opening , they are able to notify you early enough. Make a rapport with other employees who work at restaurants and request them to notify you in case of any part time weekend jobs.

Online sites
There are plenty of sites on the internet today that allow you to find part time weekend jobs without having to leave the comfort of your home. Register on such sites and you will get regular notification of part time jobs that are available. Some sites also allow you to upload your resume such that any potential employer is able to view and get in touch with you.

Step 3

Identify the most favorite restaurant where most people like to hang out on weekends. This means that they always have customers and that there is always work to be done especially on weekends. Approach the restaurant’s management and request if they can give you a part time weekend job even if for a few hours. Chances are that they will often need an extra hand.
Walk around the neighborhood and look to see if you will spot any opening for a part time weekend job. Sometimes people put up signs that read ‘help wanted’. New restaurants or those that are under construction will need employees and the wise thing to do is approach them early enough and make your interest for a part time weekend job known.


Part time weekend jobs are a great way to earn a little extra money with the freedom to do other things the rest of the time be it going to school to taking care of your kids. However, part time weekend jobs require that you are ready to sacrifice time that could have been spent resting and preparing for the approaching week. It is very possible to have more than one part time job.