3 Easy Side Gigs to Start

People have become more and more pressed for time as they are stretched thinner and thinner with increasing job and family obligations. As a result, many of the tasks that people used to do themselves, they now outsource. If you’re a teen looking for a part-time job or an adult looking to bring in a little side income, these part-time jobs may be perfect for you.

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3 Great Side Jobs

1. Dog walker. If you live in a large city and love animals, you could make a good side income walking dogs. Your income can grow if you walk several dogs at once. Yes, this job has some ewww factors such as having to clean up after the dog, but you’ll likely find that the money you earn more than makes up for that.

2. After school care provider. Parents often have to work until 5 or 6 p.m., but they have children who get out of school at 3 p.m. and then need to be taken to extracurricular activities and sports practice. If you like kids, are responsible, and have a good driving record, you could do this job several days a week and make at least $10 an hour, depending on the number of kids and the job requirements.

3. House cleaner. The busier parents get, the less time they have to clean. If you have a flexible schedule, you could spend 3 to 4 hours per week, per house, cleaning. House cleaner’s can make $25 an hour or more, so you don’t need to have many houses booked to make a good side income.

How to Find the Jobs

You could find jobs by looking at websites where you can register as a service provider.

You can also check Craigslist and the local newspaper ads.

Another great idea is to set up your own website. Get hosting through a company like, set up your site, and wait for the clients to come calling. Don’t forget to include customer testimonials.

If you’re looking to make a bit of side income, one of these jobs may be a good fit. Best of all, these jobs are plentiful and fairly easy to find.

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