Student Job Opportunities

The following job opportunities are listed for students who are interested in part-time employment in the Olathe area.

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Etsy Shop Assistant in Production, Shipping and Marketing

  • Location: Premium HomeWorks, 1564 E. Spruce Street, Olathe
  • Contact: email
  • Description: We are looking for high school seniors interested in a part-time position ranging from helping with production (sanding, staining and painting) to shipping, to marketing (website, social media, partnering with other businesses to cross promote). Must be able to lift 50 pounds, willing to learn to/use power tools, stand for extended periods, get hands dirty, perform several varied tasks throughout the day, prompt, reliable, have excellent written communication skills, and willing to work independently and together on a small team. Customer service experience is a plus. Provide a resume if possible and include in your email any skills and experience that would potentially fit our growing team. Include your ideal schedule for working 20 hours per week and when you would be available to begin work.
  • Hours: approximately 20 hours per week
  • Salary: negotiable based on experience
  • Date posted: July 17, 2017

Swim Instructor

  • Location: City of Olathe, 100 E. Santa Fe, Olathe
  • Contact: apply at
  • Description: Provide an encouraging, fun, safe learning environment. Ability to adapt teaching methods to work with all age groups. Use the Red Cross Learn to Swim program to plan and teach lessons. Communicate with participants and parents to ensure they are aware of progress. Complete records and reports. Enforce all aquatic facility policies and procedures. Current Water Safety certificate preferred, or be an instructor aide if you have teaching experience or knowledge of all swimming strokes. Starting pay for a Red Cross Water Safety instructor is $10/hour and up depending on qualifications, and instructor aide is $8.50/hour and up.
  • Hours: various shifts available
  • Salary: $8.50-$10/hour
  • Date posted: July 12, 2017

Party Room Hosts

  • Location: City of Olathe, 1205 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: Help put the fun in our birthday parties. Enthusiastically lead groups through their scheduled party experience. Your friendly, enthusiastic professionalism will help create a memorable birthday party for our guests. Provide a safe, fun, clean environment for party guests so that parents can relax and enjoy the party. Responsible for setting up, cleaning up and maintaining party rooms and poolside party area. Greet and assist customers upon arrival. Assist customers with waiver completion. Assist parents throughout the party with serving food and beverages, transporting personal items and transitioning guests. Ensure each party gets everything included in their package. Adhere to strict party timing schedule. Process payment transactions. Perform other duties as assigned and work with other team members as needed. Communicate center policies in a friendly, positive manner. Must be 16 years of age; able to work with kids and communicate with adults; able to problem solve, resolve conflict and work in a fast-paced environment; able to go above and beyond to exceed customer expectations; able to control large groups of kids; available to work evenings and weekends; possess a positive, outgoing attitude with high energy and a team mentality.
  • Hours: flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Salary: $8-$9/hour
  • Date posted: July 12, 2017

After-School Caregiver

  • Location: West 136th Street, Overland Park
  • Contact: Pam at or (816) 244-8485
  • Description: After-school care needed for a very special and fun 9-year-old boy near 135th and Pflumm. Pick him up from school or meet the bus at our house. Entertain and keep him busy with outside or inside activities. Feed an already prepared snack. Need to monitor his restricted diet and he does need some assistance with the restroom. Transport him weekly to physical therapy at the Jewish Community Center. Need your own transportation and must be 16 years old. Would love if someone could also stay with him when school is out over breaks and teacher in-service days for the Olathe School District.
  • Hours: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Saturday hours are also available
  • Salary: $13/hour
  • Date posted: July 10, 2017

eCommerce Order Fulfillment

  • Location: Marbeck Appliance, 9940 Widmer Road, Lenexa
  • Contact: email Steve Hosterman at, call or text (816) 616-3058 to apply
  • Description: Pick and pack small packages in heated and air-conditioned work area. Close to Johnson County Community College. Good advancement possible. Priority is given to applicants who follow up with a phone call. specializes in appliance parts and accessories.
  • Hours: flexible hours between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Date posted: July 6, 2017

Before- and After-School Youth Development Leader

  • Location: YMCA of Greater Kansas City, 8205 W. 108th Terrace, Suite 120, Overland Park
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: Supervise a group of children. Plan and implement program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values. Adhere to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards. Attend staff meetings and trainings. Follow YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies. Maintain positive relations with parents and other staff. Model relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  • Hours: 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. and 3-6 p.m.
  • Salary: $8.50/hour to $10.50/hour
  • Date posted: July 5, 2017

Before- and After-School Child Care Site Supervisor

  • Location: YMCA of Greater Kansas City, 3100 Broadway, Suite 1020, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: Prepare weekly/monthly activity plans for an assigned program according to established educational and environmental standards set by state licensing, the YMCA and direct supervisor. Collect and help site supervisor to maintain accurate family accounts. Be prompt and dependable to work scheduled hours. Assist in monitoring hours and adjustment forms of staff under his/her supervision in a timely manner. Manage staff-to-child ratios within licensing standards and according to YMCA policies for site coverage. Communicate supply and equipment requests accurately and in a timely manner. Ensure the program operates in a safe and purposeful manner; that all licensing and YMCA guidelines are met or exceeded. Assist in maintaining accurate attendance, financial and sign-in / sign-out records and follow up on absent children. Monitor equipment and facilities for safety and security purposes and follow through on concerns in a timely manner. Assist in maintaining all aspects of paperwork required at the site, required by licensing and the YMCA. Assist in ensuring adequate staff coverage at all times. Communicate important program issues and information to supervisor(s) as well as site staff. Perform duties of site supervisor during site supervisor's absence, if called upon.
  • Hours: varies, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Salary: $12.50/hour to $16.25/hour
  • Date posted: July 5, 2017

Front of House Positions

  • Location: Jose Peppers Olathe, 13770 S. Black Bob Road, Olathe
  • Contact: walk in to apply and have interview
  • Description: Front of house positions include servers, host, food runner, or busser. Must be 16 years of age or older to apply. No experience necessary.
  • Hours: part-time
  • Salary: varies in position
  • Date posted: June 27, 2017

Assistant Teachers

  • Location: Agape Montessori School, 16550 W. 129th St., Olathe
  • Contact: apply at either of the two Olathe locations
  • Description: Currently hiring for after-school assistant teachers and work release students at two Olathe locations. 14435 S. Black Bob Road, (913) 764-3456. 16550 W. 129th St., (913) 768-0812.
  • Hours: 3:30 p.m. start
  • Salary: Starting at $7.75/hour
  • Date posted: June 19, 2017

Sheridan's Custard Job Opportunities

  • Location: Sheridan's Custard, 2055 E. Santa Fe, Olathe
  • Contact: apply in person
  • Description: Looking for energetic, positive people to join us. Positions include custard, front-drive cashier, and kitchen. Starting pay is $8/hour depending on experience. Hiring immediately.
  • Hours: 20-25 hours per week
  • Salary: $8-$10/hour
  • Date posted: June 19, 2017


  • Location: Salty Iguana, 10478 S. Ridgeview Rd., Olathe
  • Contact: apply in person with Rebecca McCune
  • Description: Greet customers as they arrive and say good-bye when they leave the restaurant. Take customers to their table. Side work includes folding kids' menus; wiping windows; sanitizing menus, high chairs and boosters; sweeping; and keeping the host area clean.
  • Hours: evenings and some weekend mornings
  • Salary: $8/hour
  • Date posted: June 12, 2017

Bus Person

  • Location: Salty Iguana, 10478 S. Ridgeview Rd., Olathe
  • Contact: apply in person with Rebecca McCune
  • Description: Ensure the restaurant is set up for service. Bring chips and salsa to tables. Clean the tables when customers leave. Restock during the shift. Clean and mop at the end of the shift.
  • Hours: evenings and weekends
  • Salary: $7.25/hour plus tips
  • Date posted: June 12, 2017


  • Location: Pride Cleaners, 22042 W. 66th Street, Shawnee
  • Contact: apply at
  • Description: Customer service, cash transactions, inspecting, putting tags on incoming garments, entering orders into the computer, putting away orders, keeping lobby clean and orderly. Must have excellent customer service skills, good math and numerical skills, be able to work in all weather conditions, be responsible and able to work unsupervised, be flexible to cover extra shifts.
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, after school until 8 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday in some locations, noon-5 p.m. Shifts would vary from three to six hours, approximately 15-20 hours per week.
  • Salary: $8/hour
  • Date posted: June 8, 2017

Cashier / Greeter

  • Location: Buffalo Wild Wings, 12110 Strang Line Rd., Olathe
  • Contact: Apply online at
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-1 a.m.
  • Salary: $9/hour and up
  • Date posted: June 7, 2017

Swim Instructor

  • Location: YMCA, 21400 W. 153rd St., Olathe
  • Contact: apply at
  • Description: Under the supervision of the aquatics director and in accordance with the mission, character development and values of the YMCA, the swim instructor will teach quality lessons to participants concentrating on the YMCA's five areas of growth: personal safety, stroke development, water safety and rescue, personal growth, and water sports and games.
  • Hours: flexible
  • Salary: $7.75-$10/hour
  • Date posted: June, 2017

Afternoon Childcare in Licensed Center

  • Location: Shining Stars Day Care, 16310 W. 159th Terr., Olathe
  • Contact: apply in person by calling Bob Mora at (913) 829-5000
  • Description: Seeking reliable/dependable caregivers who are available Monday through Friday. Not conducive to individuals with loaded, after-school schedules. Duties will include child safety, written and oral communication with parents, possible diapering and assisting with potty training, planning classroom activities, cleaning, and straightening the room at the end of the day. Schedule an interview today.
  • Hours: 3:20-6 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Salary: $7.50-$8/hour
  • Date posted: June 6, 2017

Sales Associates

  • Location: Marshalls, 119th Street and Black Bob, Olathe
  • Contact: Manager David Opella, (913) 764-6336
  • Hours: 15-20 hours per week
  • Salary: $9/hour
  • Date posted: May 15, 2017

All Positions Available

  • Location: Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, 16300 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa
  • Contact: apply in person or online
  • Description: We are looking for hands-on learners with positive, outgoing and happy personalities. We are a fast-paced environment. Guest service is a plus. We need someone available to close during the week, as late as 11:30 p.m. (later on weekends). If you're looking for summer employment, give us a call.
  • Hours: varies, need someone to close
  • Salary: pay rate is negotiable at interview
  • Date posted: May 15, 2017

Temporary Warehouse Worker

  • Location: TVH Parts Co., 16355 S. Lone Elm Road, Olathe
  • Contact: call Michael Gilboe at (913) 768-3633
  • Description: We supply quality replacement parts, safety equipment and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industry. We're seeking an energetic, results-oriented warehouse worker. This will be a full-time (40-hour week) temporary position that will not extend past August. Essential job functions: read a pick ticket, distinguish location and part number; pick parts according to quantities listed on pick ticket; review batch tickets for proper labeling instructions; pack items into proper boxes for shipping and/or storage; replenish product according to established standards and in accordance with current procedures; clean area at the end of each workday; and assist with other duties as directed by warehouse management. Must be 18 years old. EEO / AA  / Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans
  • Hours: varies
  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Date posted: May 11, 2017

Pizza Cooks, Pizza Preps and Cashiers

  • Location: MOD Pizza, 20152 W. 153rd Street, Olathe
  • Contact: apply at
  • Description: MOD Pizza Southgate is hiring pizza fanatics who are energetic, passionate and ambitious to join our opening team. Must be 18 to apply. Fast-casual restaurant experience is a plus. Competitive wages starting at $10/hour plus tips. Free meal provided every shift. Flexible scheduling. Inspiring workplace. Fun environment.
  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Date posted: May 11, 2017

Camp Counselor

  • Location: YMCA of Greater Kansas City, 8205 W. 108th Terrace, Overland Park
  • Contact: apply at
  • Description: Y summer day camps are full of learning, adventure, active play and friendship. Camp counselors actively supervise and engage in activities with the campers to provide a safe and positive camp experience.
  • Hours: various
  • Salary: $8-$10.13/hour
  • Date posted: May 11, 2017

Teacher Aide / Closer / Floater

  • Location: All Around Child, 9205 W. 133rd St., Overland Park
  • Contact: Jill Serrano, (913) 239-9798,
  • Description: Assisting teachers in classrooms with children, some nightly cleaning duties required. Must have a completed health form and TB test on file within first 30 days of hire.
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 3:30-6 p.m.
  • Salary: $7.50/hour or more, depending on experience
  • Date posted: May 11, 2017

Assistant Early Education Teacher/Daycare

  • Location: Kids R Kids Olathe, 15210 Mahaffie, Olathe
  • Contact: Hanna Flaming
  • Description: If you love kids and want to work after school this is a great opportunity. Kids R Kids of Olathe is seeking part-time assistant teachers to work from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. No nights and no weekends. Must be at least 16 years old, per state regulations. We will train you and help you get the state-required certifications. Visit our website at or come by and talk to us.
  • Hours: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Salary: $7.25 to $8/hour
  • Date posted: May 11, 2017

Evening Cooks and Cashiers

  • Location: Popeyes, 15204 W. 119th Street, Olathe
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: Cashier provides prompt and friendly service to customers in a way that will exceed customer expectations and ensure customer satisfaction. Cooks prepare, cook and present food to order following all established company brand standards, guidelines and recipes. All this is done while maintaining the highest level of product quality and cleanliness. Crew members are rewarded with competitive wages, free meal program, fun environment, growth opportunities, and flexible schedules. Apply in person from 2-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, or apply online. Must be 16 years or older to apply.
  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Date posted: May 9, 2017


  • Location: Five Star Moving LLC, 2444 S. 42nd Street, Kansas City, Kan.
  • Contact: email
  • Description: Part-time, summer only (from the time school gets out until school starts again) moving furniture. We have the best professional moving equipment possible to make the job as easy as possible. $13/hour to start. Once we see you can handle it safely and efficiently within a couple of days, then $15/hour. If you can safely and efficiently load trucks or PODS (storage containers) you'll make $20/hour. We give out daily bonuses for 5-star reviews and we sometimes earn tips and free furniture from customers. We supply ice water and Gatorade to keep the crew cool. You need dependable, on-time transportation to get to our site at I-35 and I-635 every morning; must not abuse chemicals; and pass a simple background check. After school resumes in the fall, we can use your services on weekends if you choose.
  • Hours: vary, business operates from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. six days a week
  • Salary: $13/hour to start, then $15-$20/hour
  • Date posted: May 9, 2017

Crew Member

  • Location: PepperJax Grill, 1855 N. Ridgeview Road, Olathe
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: No previous experience required. Maintain regular attendance and punctuality. Be available to work flexible hours. Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality food and beverage products, cash handling and restaurant safety and security. Engage with and understand our customers. Comply with a dress code. Prepare food and beverages to standard recipes or customized for customers, including recipe changes such as quantity of ingredients or substituted ingredients. Available to perform many different tasks within the restaurant during each shift.
  • Salary: $8/hour
  • Date posted: April 27, 2017

Sandwich Artist

  • Location: Subway Restaurant, 200801 W. 151st St., Olathe
  • Contact: Alexa Graham,
  • Description: A Subway sandwich artist greets and serves guests, prepares food, maintains food safety and sanitation standards, and handles or processes light paperwork. Exceptional customer service is a major component of this position. Our location is within Olathe Medical Center with the hours of 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tasks and responsibilities include: complete understanding of menu items; use point of sale system / cash register to record the order and compute the bill, collect payment and make change; perform "cash-in procedure" accounting for money, bread, etc.; check products and restock items; maintain professional appearance and grooming standards; complete University of Subway courses as directed.
  • Salary: $9/hour
  • Date posted: April 17, 2017

Crew Members

  • Location: Chipotle, 20080 W. 153rd St., Olathe
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: You can start on grill, cashier or line. It is a fast-paced environment with great benefits that include free Chipotle, college tuition reimbursement, and 50 percent meals when you don't work. You have to have a great attitude and great care for food safety and customer service. No experience required. When you come in for an interview, tell the manager you were referred by Kali Clingerman and this will speed up your employment process.
  • Hours: any hours
  • Salary: $9.50/hour
  • Date posted: April 17, 2017