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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  • Location: 121st Lane, Olathe
  • Contact: Sharon, (913) 522-6337
  • Description: I need a part-time caregiver for my adult daughter who suffered a spinal cord injury. Applicants must be 18 or over, female, with reliable transportation and not fearful of dogs. Hours are flexible but generally it will be evenings (7-10 p.m.) and perhaps Saturday or Sunday afternoons. I am happy to accommodate your scheduling needs. Duties include meal preparation, feeding, clean-up, laundry, light housekeeping and general companionship. CNA certification is not required. We will train you to her needs. This is a great job for someone wanting to go into the medical field.
  • Hours: flexible
  • Salary: $9.75/hour
  • Date posted: May 19, 2014

Banquet Server

  • Location: Ritz Charles event and conference facility, 9000 W. 137th St., Overland Park
  • Contact: Sal, (913) 685-2600
  • Description: Serve guests at plated and buffet meals, bus tables, provide beverage service, attend food and beverage stations for meetings, break down rooms, occasionally set up rooms.
  • Hours: varies
  • Salary: $9/hour
  • Date posted: May 19, 2014

Part-time Child Care

  • Location: Prairie Center Christian Childcare, 105 S. Montclaire Dr., Olathe
  • Contact: Christie Seeley, (913) 390-0230
  • Description: Part-time teacher with subbing available. Training is available to those who require it. Working closely with toddlers and preschool children.
  • Hours: 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, but hours are flexible
  • Salary: Start at $8/hour, negotiable
  • Date posted: May 19, 2014

Lowe's Seasonal Employment

  • Location: 13750 Black Bob Rd., Olathe
  • Contact: or Willow Woodall, (913) 397-7070
  • Description: Want to work in a fun, employee-focused atmosphere? Apply for a job at Lowe's! Lowe's is now hiring seasonal, part-time and full-time employees. Apply at (must be 18 or older). Positions include cashiers, customer service associates, loaders, managers, receiving, stocking and delivery.
  • Hours: 10-40 hours per week, flexible
  • Salary: $8-$12/hour
  • Date posted: May 19, 2014

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/hour and above
  • Date posted: May 19, 2014


  • Location: City of Olathe, 100 E. Santa Fe, Olathe
  • Contact: Konni Kanber, (913) 971-8601 or apply online at
  • Description: Lifeguard to monitor pool area and provide assistance and protection to participants. Provide safe and fun swimming environment. Rescue distressed persons, using rescue techniques and equipment. Apply first aid to those in need and contact emergency medical personnel in serious situations. Provide a safe, fun recreational experience by enforcement of rules. Inspect equipment and maintain the facility to ensure safety. Maintain cleanliness of facility. Represent the City of Olathe and demonstrate positive public relations. Maintain fitness level and skills to perform job. Applicant must be at least 15 years of age and up. Requires a current Red Cross Lifeguard Training certificate or in the process of obtaining it prior to opening day.
  • Hours: Full time is five days a week, hours approximately 12:15-8 p.m. Part-time and sub positions are available for fewer days a week, however the hours are the same.
  • Salary: $8.50 per hour and up, depending on qualifications
  • Date posted: May 19, 2014

Lifeguard for Jeff Kelly, Inc.

  • Location: Homes associations in south Johnson County
  • Contact: Apply online at or call (816) 942-7946
  • Description: We are seeking responsible and focused individuals 15 years of age and older to serve as lifeguards at beautiful homes associations in south Johnson County, Kan. Part-time and full-time positions are available from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. To secure a position as a lifeguard, you must obtain a lifeguard certification. Jeff Kelly Inc. is also offering Red Cross certification courses for our employees May 19-23 and May 27-31. See for details.
  • Hours: Flexible part-time or full-time hours beginning May 23
  • Salary: $7.25/hour, plus hourly performance bonuses
  • Date posted: May 19, 2014

Warehouse Fulfillment Specialist

  • Location:, 11011 Lackman Road, Lenexa
  • Contact: Apply online at
  • Description: Amazon offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive hourly pay structure with opportunities for monthly bonuses, employee stock, earned personal time off and holiday pay. Tuition reimbursement is 95 percent after one year of employment. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer - minority/ female/ disability/ veteran.
  • Hours: 5:30 a.m.-4 p.m. or 4:30 p.m.-3 a.m. four days a week
  • Salary: $12-$12.25/hour
  • Date posted: May 15, 2014


  • Location: Mark Billups Painting, 209 S. Montclaire Drive, Olathe
  • Contact: (913) 208-9035
  • Description: Painting newly constructed homes, primarily in Johnson County. You will be required to be willing to learn the necessary skills in order to prepare and paint a variety of surfaces. This is an entry-level position and we are looking for people who are willing to work and who have a good attitude and work ethic. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma.
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Salary: $8-$12/hour
  • Date posted: May 6, 2014

Entry Level Sales and Customer Service

  • Location: Vector Marketing, 8234 Marshall Drive, Lenexa
  • Contact: Call (913) 906-8022 or visit to apply online
  • Description: We offer more than 100 corporate scholarships and students can also earn college internship credits while working with us. Students will gain skills in time management, communication, goal setting, and sales. We work on a professional appointment-only basis, so there's no door-to-door or cold calling. We have a $15 base rate of pay per appointment that is not based on sales or results.
  • Hours: Work your own schedule
  • Salary: $15 base rate per appointment
  • Date posted: May 6, 2014

Retail Sales Associate

  • Location: T-Mobile, 151 N. Parker St., Olathe
  • Contact: Apply at
  • Description: Responsibility for providing an outstanding customer experience in the retail location by assisting new and existing customers with their unique technology needs and problem solving issues. This position engages in service and fitting the customer with the appropriate total technology solution as well as maintaining the store location to maximize profitability and attain goals and budget objectives. Also need to know Spanish and American Sign Language.
  • Hours: Full and part-time positions available
  • Salary: $9 or more/hour
  • Date posted: May 1, 2014

Reading Assistant

  • Location: Adecco, 2427 Burlington St., #203, North Kansas City, Mo.
  • Contact: Apply at
  • Description: Looking for ways to earn some extra cash this summer? Are you looking to advance your skills in education and meet new people from all over the country? If you answered yes, Adecco wants to hear from you. Educational Testing Services is a nationwide company that organizes the grading of Advanced Placement tests each summer. Hundreds of professors come to Kansas City to grade tests and ETS hires Adecco to supply reading assistants to help with the process. The ETS Advanced Placement Project will run from May 28 through June 17. Adecco is recruiting for 300 reading assistant positions to work one or two sessions. The first session is June 2-8 and the second session is June 11-17. This will be an intense yet fun two and a half weeks with lunch and snacks provided each day. Must have high school diploma or GED, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, able to stand all day and lift 40-pound boxes. Must be available to work a minimum of seven consecutive days including weekends, June 2-8 or June 11-17. Apply online and select the North Kansas City office branch 896. Adecco offers associates a competitive benefit package that includes paid holidays, service bonus, health insurance, 401(K) plan, training, career development, and tuition reimbursement.
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. every day, including weekends
  • Salary: $8.50/hour with overtime opportunities
  • Date posted: April 14, 2014


  • Location: Party City, 8400 W. 135th St., Overland Park
  • Contact: Pick up application in the store
  • Description: We are looking for hardworking and reliable individuals. Duties include stocking merchandise, cashiering, inflating balloons, greeting and assisting customers. Must be 16 or older.
  • Salary: $7.50/hour
  • Date posted: April 9, 2014

Hatch Staffing

  • Location: 22161 W. 167th St., Olathe
  • Contact: Soroosh, (913) 515-1823
  • Description: High school students and recent graduates wanted. Are you looking for a new job or career? (Must be 18 or older to apply.) Do you love physical work? If so, come join our elite team and get your foot in the door of a Fortune 500 company possessing outstanding room for advancement. We are currently hiring for our busy season and these opportunities will not last. Call today for an interview!
  • Hours: Part-time - mornings, day, evenings/night, and weekends
  • Salary: $9.45/hour
  • Date posted: April 9, 2014

Babysitter for the Summer

  • Location: Near 151st Street and Ridgeview, Olathe
  • Contact: Kris Kyes, (913) 669-9292
  • Description: We are in need of a sitter beginning Tuesday, May 27. We have two kids. Our daughter is 11 and our son is 9. Work hours are flexible as both my husband and I have control over our schedules and will be able to work with your schedule as well. You must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Our children are active in camps this summer, so you'll need to get them to and from their activities from time to time. You will be compensated for your gas and all camps are within a 7-10-mile radius or less. We'll ask for references. We need a sitter who likes to have fun while playing and interacting with our children. They like to go to the park, go for bike rides, jump on the trampoline, play with their friends and swim. Spending time on your electronic devices during our kids' time will not be tolerated. Texting and driving will result in an automatic dismissal. We'd love to visit with you and have you meet our kids.
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, flexible
  • Salary: $200/week plus gas while taking kids to events
  • Date posted: April 9, 2014

Royal Metal Industries

  • Location: 1000 W. Ironwood St., Olathe
  • Contact: Mike Jacobs, email resume to
  • Description: Data entry worker needed to enter data into Excel and create reports.
  • Hours: 2 hours per day minimum
  • Salary: $8-10/hour
  • Date posted: March 31, 2014

AES Lawnparts

  • Location: 1651 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe
  • Contact: Jeff May, (913) 254-2674
  • Description: We need a packer to pack customer and dealer orders for UPS shipping.
  • Hours: noon-6 p.m.
  • Salary: $8/hour
  • Date posted: March 31, 2014

Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark

  • Location: 9400 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan
  • Contact: visit and look in seasonal category, or call Claudia, (913) 312-3095
  • Description: We are hiring for a variety of seasonal positions for this summer. Applicants must be at least 16 years old, and some positions may require 18-year-olds. Positions include food and beverage, catering/server, cook/food prep, cart attendants, food and beverage cashier, food and beverage general labor, food and beverage warehouse, lifeguard, cashiers, greeters, retail, retail floor, airbrush tattoo artist, water quality - pool cleaners, and security.
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Sunday
  • Salary: $7.25/hour and more
  • Date posted: March 13, 2014


  • Location: East Northview Street, Olathe
  • Contact: Barbie, (913) 593-4636
  • Description: Looking for someone to assist with children on weekends and only a couple of evenings. If an event day, I need a commitment of 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Would like someone 18 and older if possible. Must allow me to run a background check. Please call for details or if you have questions.
  • Hours: weekends and a couple of weekdays per month
  • Salary: $10/hour, sometimes a little more
  • Date posted: March 13, 2014

Servers, Cooks, Food Runners, Dishwashers

  • Location: Jefferson's Restaurant, 10540 S. Ridgeview Rd., Olathe
  • Contact: in person, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 15 or send resume to
  • Description: We have a great job for you if you are a great conversationalist with a winning personality. Jefferson's, a restaurant/bar new to the area, is looking for servers, cooks and food runners/dishwashers. Our management team is dynamic and friendly, and has a passion to provide a great experience for our customers. We are looking for team players who demonstrate a great service attitude. These jobs are both challenging and rewarding.
  • Hours:  flexible
  • Salary: $2.13-$7.50/hour plus tips
  • Date posted: March 12, 2014

Helpers, Inc.

  • Location: 15540 S. Pflumm, Olathe
  • Contact:, Meghan at or at (913) 322-7212
  • Description: Our mission is to provide in-home supportive care to families whose loved ones are challenged by intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are looking for energetic, compassionate and responsible individuals who have a desire to spend time one-on-one with this exceptional population. Applicant must be 16 years old and have valid driver's license, car insurance and reliable transportation. Responsibilities include providing assistance with academics, life and social skills; taking consumer into the community for events; ensuring the safety of the consumer; being a friend and mentor.
  • Hours: Part-time weekdays and any time on weekends
  • Salary: $9.25 to $11.50/hour
  • Date posted: Jan. 3, 2014