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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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: Dec. 5, 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: Dec. 1, 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: Dec. 1, 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: Nov. 28, 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. Brunch is a buffet. Dinner service is plated service.
  • Hours: Sunday brunch is 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner is 3:30-7 p.m.
  • Salary: $8.25/hour
  • Date posted: Nov. 28, 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: Nov. 22, 2016

Patient Food Services Staff

  • Location: Sodexo, 20333 W. 151st Street, Olathe
  • Contact: email resume to
  • Description: You may work anywhere on property where food is prepared, and assist in setup and serving of food from counters and steam tables. Duties will include cleaning and sanitizing equipment and work stations. General responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of hot and/or cold foods, inspecting workstations for compliance with service standards, keeping records and requisition for supplies/equipment as needed, may taste test products, providing general stocking duties in service area, breaking down stations at the end of meal periods, brewing beverages, interacting with customers, attending all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training, complying with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures, reporting all accidents and injuries in a timely manner, participating in regular safety meetings, may work on a tray line to distribute food, may perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Job qualifications include highly professional manner, positive attitude, communicate with professionalism and respect, use a computer, provide clear directions and respond to employees, basic food-handling skills, significant walking or other means of mobility, ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time, ability to reach/ bend/ stoop/ push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds. Working conditions: generally indoors, may supervise outside activities and events, varying schedule, primarily in a controlled, temperate environment but may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities, noise level is usually moderate to loud.
  • Hours: full-time, part-time or casual positions available
  • Salary: starting at $10.50/hour
  • Date posted: Nov. 22, 2016


  • 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: Nov. 22, 2016

Ice Cream Maker

  • Location: Cold Stone Creamery, 14941 W. 119th St. (119th and Black Bob)
  • Contact: Apply online at or visit the store
  • Description: Wash dishes, sing for tips, mop, sweep, make ice cream, build cakes, frost cakes, make waffles. Fast-paced team environment. Keep the store sparkling clean. Crew members must be bright, outgoing, personable, able to connect with a wide range of customers and show a willingness to go the extra mile to provide the ultimate ice cream experience for each customer. We have a smooth-running team behind the counter, so you have to work well with other people, always communicating in a positive manner with managers and coworkers. We have several positions open, but you must be flexible from Monday-Sunday.
  • Date posted: Nov. 15, 2016

Crew and Hourly Shift Supervisors

  • Location: Boston Market, 12120 College Blvd., Overland Park
  • Contact: apply at
  • Description: We are searching for outgoing and friendly individuals who love interacting with customers to join our team. Previous experience in a restaurant is helpful but not necessary. We'll train you to prepare, serve or deliver home-style meals the Boston Market way. We have jobs available for all hourly positions including: servers, cashiers, carvers, drive thru and more. No late shifts, no early morning shifts! Required personal qualities: reliable and honest, productive, friendly and enthusiastic, service minded, and a team player. Responsibilities: Greet guests as they arrive; distribute menus to guests; offer samples to guests; assist guests in selecting purchases; recognize and maintain product quality; maintain organized work area to avoid accidents and maintain standards; keep beverage machines full; restock dining area as needed; maintain dining room cleanliness; organize and maintain cleaning supplies; complete opening and closing procedures; demonstrate all safety, production, and sanitation standards; perform other duties as required; work additional hours as needed. Boston Market Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or veteran status.
  • Salary: $7.50-$10/hour
  • Date posted: Nov. 14, 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 or attend open interviews from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 10 in the store.
  • Hours: 20 hours a week
  • Salary: $8-$11/hour
  • Date posted: Nov. 3, 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. Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Hours: flexible
  • Salary: $90/day
  • Date posted: Nov. 3, 2016

Day Care Teacher

  • Location: Shining Stars Day Care Center, 16310 W. 159th Terr., Olathe
  • Contact: apply in person
  • Description: Hiring an afternoon teacher for the 3-year-old room. Position runs from 1:15-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, perfect for a student with early release. Duties include monitoring naps, supervising snacks, recess, cleaning, arts/crafts, story time, circle time, and strong written and verbal communication with parents, co-workers and management.
  • Hours: 1:15-6 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Salary: $8-$8.50/hour
  • Date posted: Nov. 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: Oct. 27, 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: Oct. 26, 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: Oct. 26, 2016

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