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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Cashiers, Cooks, Prep Cooks

  • Location: Popeyes, 15204 W. 119th St., Olathe
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: Our crew members are rewarded with competitive wages ($10/hour starting pay), free meal program, Friendly environment, growth opportunities, and flexible schedules. Apply in person at 15204 W. 119th Street or online. Must be 16 years or older to apply.
  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Date posted: Oct. 6, 2016

Child Watch Attendant

  • Location: City of Olathe, 1205 E. Kansas City Rd., Olathe
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: Provide a clean, safe and fun child care environment. Check infants and children in and out of designated child care room, while providing basic care. Ensure safe play conditions and follow established security procedures. Advise parents in regard to policies and procedures of child watch room and maintain positive rapport with all parents and patrons. Actively supervise children by providing a safe, fun, clean and nurturing environment as well as provide a positive partnership with parents/guardians of the children. Complete accident reports to supervisor and center director. Report complaints and comments and refer comments to proper management staff. Perform duties and responsibilities in compliance with established center policy for staff/child ratio, age limits, and adhere to all check-in and check-out procedures. Attend required training each year. Maintain clean environment; perform janitorial duties as required or assigned to include body fluid clean up, sanitizing area, and light housekeeping. Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Hours: various
  • Salary: $8-$9/hour
  • Date posted: Oct. 6, 2016

Package Handler / Parcel Assistant

  • Location: FedEx Ground, 22161 W. 167th St., Olathe
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: The primary responsibility of the parcel assistant is to move packages throughout the facility. Incumbent will be required to safely perform assigned tasks while meeting predetermined standards. In this flexible position, the incumbent will rotate into several areas to perform tasks including loading, unloading, palletizing, scanning, quality assurance assessment, moving items with a forklift and operating a switcher as assigned by dock manager or lead parcel sorter. This is a part-time position. Available hours are based on business needs, but typically range from 15-20 hours per week. Must be at least 18 years of age and pass background check. FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (minorities, females, disability, veterans) committed to a diverse workforce.
  • Hours: multiple schedules available
  • Salary: $11.10/hour
  • Date posted: Oct. 5, 2016

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: Sept. 27, 2016

Rental Assistant

  • Location: City of Olathe, 1205 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe
  • Contact: Apply online at
  • Description: This position is responsible for monitoring a variety of rental activities at the Community Center. Will also be responsible for the cleanliness of rooms, equipment, safety of the participants and maintaining a positive and healthy environment. Serve as a representative and liaison of the Community Center for rental clients, demonstrate a positive attitude, display professionalism and courtesy, and assist customers, other employees and the general public. Communicate room use and rental policies and procedures to users. Attend or monitor, as appropriate, room use functions to provide active support. Assist supervisor as needed to ensure events meet the highest standards. Monitor various activities in the gym and/or classes. Issue and monitor the return of athletic equipment. Compile simple written records related to assigned programs or facilities. Follow and enforce applicable safety rules and regulations related to the use of equipment and/or facilities. Empty trash cans and mop floors when necessary. Work cooperatively with all center staff. Pass out brochures, flyers and program information to patrons upon request. Assist clients with use of A/V equipment, trouble-shoot as needed. Perform other related duties as required.
  • Hours: Varies, nights and weekends
  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Date posted: Sept. 27, 2016

Part-time Retail Store Associates and Production Associates

  • Location: Goodwill, 16630 W. 135th St., Olathe
  • Contact: apply online at
  • Description: We are currently hiring part-time retail store associates and production associates.
  • Salary: $8/hour
  • Date posted: Sept. 23, 2016

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: Sept. 16, 2016

Part-time Teller

  • Location: Bank of the Prairie, 23600 College Blvd. and 18675 W. 151st, Olathe
  • Contact: email resume to
  • Description: We are looking for a part-time teller at each locations to work from 3:30-6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. We are looking for a student who has a great personality and works easily with customers. Students interested in finance and/or banking would be helpful but not mandatory.
  • Hours: 3:30-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday
  • Salary: $8-$9/hour depending on experience
  • Date posted: Sept. 12, 2016

Shipping/Receiving Positions

  • Location: Roar Postal Supplies, 10600 W. 108th Terr., Overland Park
  • Contact: email
  • Description: We are looking for two individuals to help with shipping and receiving for our business in Overland Park. This position will help with shipping and receiving orders, and help with inventory. Shipping and receiving experience a plus. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Basic reading and math skills. Effective communication skills. Technologically savvy with at least intermediate computer skills.
  • Hours: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (can work around school schedule)
  • Salary: hourly
  • Date posted: Sept. 12, 2016

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 three 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 $7.50/hour
  • Date posted: Sept. 12, 2016

Pizza Makers and Hosts

  • Location: Dewey's Pizza, 3615 W. 95th St., Overland Park (Ranch Mart Shopping Center)
  • Contact: apply online at or walk-in interviews are available Monday-Friday, 2-4 p.m.
  • Description: Dewey's Pizza is coming to the Kansas City metro area. We are an upscale pizzeria offering gourmet pizzas and salads, with a commitment to providing exceptional hospitality. We are looking for hardworking, team oriented, passionate and fun people to join our team. We believe that taking care of our employees is the No. 1 priority. Visit our website, to download an application or apply online.
  • Salary: hourly
  • Date posted: Sept. 7, 2016

Freddy's Team Members

  • Locations: Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, 11775 Black Bob Road or 19020 W. 151st Terrace, Olathe
  • Contact: Apply in person or online at
  • Description: Seeking hourly team members with a desire to work in a fun environment built on quality and teamwork. If you are seeking a great hourly role, have a dynamic personality and attention to detail while working in a fast-paced environment, please apply today. Positions include hot line (grill and food prep) and cold line (cashier and custard prep). Rewards and perks include working with friends and great people, competitive wages, meal discount, opportunities to advance and grow, flexible schedules for outside activities and school. Jeans, company-supplied T-shirt, hat and a smile is the uniform.
  • Date posted: Sept. 7, 2016

Bakery Cafe Associates

  • Location: Panera Bread, 20120 W. 153rd St., Olathe
  • Contact: Apply in person or at
  • Description: Panera Bread is seeking great associates for the Olathe location. Will be responsible for preparing food, serving guests, and cleaning as required. Schedules are flexible and offer opportunities for advancement as well as a generous discount. Seeking part-time and full-time associates for days, nights and weekends.
  • Hours: Varies
  • Salary: $8.25/hour and above
  • Date posted: Sept. 6, 2016


  • 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: Aug. 25, 2016

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: Aug. 25, 2016

Dishwasher, Busser, Wait Staff, Host/Hostess

  • Location: Jumpin' Catfish, 1861 S. Ridgeview, Olathe
  • Contact: apply in person and see David Hampton
  • Description: We are looking for individuals who are willing to learn and be responsible for their positions as well as being team players. Dishwashers must keep all dishes and pots and pans cleaned, including disposing of trash properly. Bus staff will clean the tables as customers leave, clean and stock all work stations, and help their wait staff as needed. Wait staff will take customers' orders, deliver our product, and make sure that customers have received a positive dining experience with us. Hosts/hostesses greet guests, escort them to the table, pull out a seat for the ladies, and present menus. They also make sure the server is aware guests have been seated, say good-bye to all guests, and check to see that everything was wonderful. The host/hostess is not only the first impression guests have when they arrive, they are also the last. All positions require maintaining a clean work area and doing side work before leaving their shifts.
  • Hours: part-time evenings and weekends
  • Salary: Hourly, negotiable for dishwasher, busser and wait staff; $8/hour for host/hostess positions
  • Date posted: Aug. 25, 2016

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: Aug. 25, 2016

Assistant Teacher

  • Location: Kids at Heart, 7401 W. 97th St., Overland Park
  • Contact: stop by in person or email resume to
  • Description: We are looking for someone to work 3:30-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are a center at 97th and Metcalf. We care for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. This person would float to all classrooms as needed and interact with the children. This person would also do some cleaning duties at the end of the day. This person would help full-time teachers ensure the children are happy and safe. This person must be at least 16 years old.
  • Hours: 3:30-6 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Salary: $7.25-$8/hour
  • Date posted: Aug. 25, 2016

Assistant Teacher

  • Location: BUGS Early Learning Center, 1330 W. Dennis Ave., Olathe
  • Contact: apply in person or email resume to
  • Description: BUGS Early Learning Center is looking for a part-time employee to help out in the afternoon in our classrooms. The hours are 2-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Essential functions: assist and supervise children during all activities; counsel children when social, academic or adjustment problems arise; develop plans and prepare instructional aids and materials for classroom activities; ensure that appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of classroom are appropriately maintained; assist children with meal times and clean up; assist with all center and classroom paperwork (daily notes, accident reports, attendance reports); attend and participate in staff meetings and parent events as needed; assist with preparation and implementation of classroom lesson plans, programs and schedule; ensure that all classroom and outdoor equipment are in good working condition and are used and maintained properly. Please email your resume or stop by in person to fill out an application.
  • Hours: 2-6 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Salary: $7.75-$8/hour
  • Date posted: Aug. 15, 2016

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: Aug. 10, 2016


  • Location: Brookdale Leawood, 4400 W. 115th St., Leawood
  • Contact: email resume to or visit in person
  • Description: Server for our in-house restaurant. Will train. Looking for servers with a passion for taking care of our 200 residents. Breakfast is a buffet. Dinner service is plated service.
  • Hours: breakfast is 7 a.m.-1 p.m., dinner is 3:30-7 p.m.
  • Salary: $8/hour
  • Date posted: Aug. 9, 2016

Crew Members

  • Location: Chipotle Mexican Grill, 20080 W. 153rd St., Olathe
  • Contact: apply at
  • Description: No previous skills needed. Need to be comfortable working with customers ranging in age, a fast-paced environment, and taking phone orders.
  • Hours: any
  • Salary: $9/hour with raises every six months
  • Date posted: Aug. 9, 2016


  • Location: Sheridan's Unforked, 7337 W. 119th St., Overland Park
  • Contact: email resume to
  • Description: Greeting and guiding guests through our menu.
  • Hours: 4-11 p.m.
  • Salary: $10-$11/hour depending on experience
  • Date posted: Aug. 8, 2016

Childcare Assistant Teachers

  • Location: Kid Company South, 16600 W. 139th St., Olathe
  • Contact: email or call (913) 839-9974
  • Description: This is a great position for you if you love being around kids and want to make a difference in their lives. Must be at least 16 years old to apply.
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 3:30-6 p.m.
  • Salary: $7.25-$8.25/hour
  • Date posted: Aug. 8, 2016

Part-time Sales

  • Location: Buckle, 11225 W. 95th Street, Overland Park
  • Contact: apply on company website,
  • Description: Looking for three part-time energetic, positive, fun and fashionable people. Apply online.
  • Hours: 20 hours a week
  • Salary: $8-$11/hour
  • Date posted: Aug. 1, 2016

Auto Detailer

  • Location: Tumminia Mazda, 1551 Hamilton Circle, Olathe
  • Contact: Call (913) 238-2686, email, or in person
  • Description: Clean trade-in cars for resale.
  • Hours: flexible
  • Salary: $90/day
  • Date posted: Aug. 1, 2016

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: July 26, 2016

Outside Sales

  • Location: Alenco Home Improvements, 16201 W. 110th St., Lenexa
  • Contact: Call or email Michael Rosenthal, (913) 438-1902, ext. 110 or
  • Description: Enjoys working in the field and talking with homeowners. Set appointments for free estimates and energy consultations. Guaranteed base wage. Flexible hours. Perfect for students. The job is sales oriented with a fun, energetic spirit. Must have strong verbal skills and be willing to meet and greet new potential customers. Work in teams to offer energy consultation and free estimates. Have professional appearance. Duties include neighborhood cold-calling, consultative sales, and scheduling expert energy consultations of windows and siding and bath remodels.  Student tuition reimbursement is available. Paid training and special bonuses.
  • Hours: 3-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • Salary: $10/hour plus commissions
  • Date posted: July 25, 2016

Assistant Early Education Teacher/Daycare

  • Location: Kids R Kids Olathe, 15210 Mahaffie, Olathe
  • Contact: Hanna Graham
  • 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: July 25, 2016

Sales Associates

  • Location: Marshalls, 119th Street and Black Bob, Olathe
  • Contact: Manager Erin Gomez, (913) 764-6336
  • Hours: 15-20 hours per week
  • Salary: $9/hour
  • Date posted: July 25, 2016


  • Location: Joe's Crab Shack, 11965 S. Strang Line Road, Olathe
  • Contact: apply at
  • Description: As one of the most important members of our team, the host helps to deliver the perfect Joe's Crab Shack experience to our guests by creating a great first and last impression. The host is responsible for welcoming all guests as they enter the restaurant, seating guests, and helping to ensure the high quality of products and services by adhering to timing standards.
  • Hours: flexible
  • Salary: hourly plus tip share
  • Date posted: July 7, 2016