Who's Hiring Part-Time: Comfort Keepers, Nestle Waters and General Healthcare


Looking for part-time work? You’re in luck. Here are three companies with part-time openings available right now.

Comfort Keepers

What They Do: Provider of in-home care for disabled adults and senior citizens.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Companions and personal care aides; some locations may also have office positions available.

Desired Hours Per Week: Varies by location/position. The company prefers candidates who can work flexible schedules.

Starting Pay: Generally about $9 or $10 an hour, but since each location is an independent franchise, rates can vary.

Benefits: Paid time off, mileage compensation.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Previous related experience preferred. Must pass a background check, including a criminal records check, and have good references. Some positions require owning a reliable automobile, a valid driver's license and current insurance. Must be comfortable working with the elderly, including those with medical challenges (possibly including dementia).

The Inside Scoop: Companions provide non-medical care, which may include helping with light housework or preparing meals.

Apply here.

Next Page: Nestle Waters

Nestle Waters

What They Do: Group of bottled water brands that include Deer Park, Poland Spring and Perrier.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: They have a variety of part-time opportunities, including openings for forklift drivers and customer service reps.

Desired Hours Per Week: Varies, but shifts are generally four to eight hours and may involve evening or weekend work.

Starting Pay: About $12 an hour, plus bonus potential, for customer service reps; $10-$12 an hour for forklift drivers.

Benefits: Paid time off, medical/dental coverage.

Requirements: Related experience, plus ability to pass background check and drug test. Good communications skills required. Forklift drivers must be able to lift up to 45 pounds.

The Inside Scoop: The company has a thorough hiring process, and it's not unusual for candidates to go through two or three interviews, one of which may be a group interview. Candidates are also encouraged to participate in an on-site visit to observe the workplace environment.

Apply here.

Next Page: General Healthcare

General Healthcare

What They Do: Provider of health care professionals.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists and speech pathologists.

Desired Hours Per Week: Varies, with many positions offering a flexible schedule.

Starting Pay: Pay can vary depending on location/facility and whether employee receives a per diem rate or regular hourly rate, but physical therapists get an average rate of between $35 and $50 an hour.

Benefits: Health benefits, retirement plan.

Requirements: Must have all required licenses and certifications. Must have solid work history including previous related experience.

The Inside Scoop: Some of their jobs are temporary/fill-in, but they also have a division that handles direct placement for permanent positions.

Apply here.

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