Who's Hiring Part-Time: Universal Protection Service, John Deere and The New Teacher Project

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

Universal Protection Service

What They Do: Provider of security staffing services.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Security guards.

Desired Hours Per Week: Flexible; generally from 15 to 30 hours per week.

Starting Pay: About $10 to $12 per hour.

Benefits: Medical/dental, holiday pay, bonus opportunities.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED, plus security experience. In some areas, candidates must have (or quickly obtain) a security guard license. Must pass background check and drug test.

The Inside Scoop: Some positions require typing ability of 25 to 30 words per minute. Many jobs involve working outside in the elements.

Apply here.

Next Page: John Deere

John Deere (Stock Quote: DE)

What They Do: Manufacturer of farming and forestry equipment.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: A wide variety, including inventory analysts and general warehouse/production, plus opportunities at retail locations for authorized dealers.

Desired Hours Per Week: Flexible.

Starting Pay: Varies by position, but generally starts around $12 an hour.

Benefits: Paid time off, tuition assistance.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED, good communication and computer skills.

The Inside Scoop: They have a special program for college students, allowing for a reduced work schedule during the school year and a full-time schedule during the summer.

Apply here.

The New Teacher Project

What They Do: National nonprofit organization focused on providing quality teachers to high-risk students.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Advisers, program associates, instructional specialists.

Desired Hours Per Week: Varies, but generally around 20 to 25 hours per week. Some positions are seasonal, and are designed for teachers with full-time jobs who want to earn extra money after school or during the summer.

Starting Pay: For some positions, workers are paid a flat fee (ranging from $2,000 to $4,000) for a season of work. There are also opportunities to earn bonuses of up to $1,000. For other positions, pay depends on experience and qualifications.

Benefits: Bonus opportunities.

Requirements: Two years of teaching experience required for most positions. Other requirements vary by specific situation/location.

The Inside Scoop: Many positions involve working with high-risk students and/or adult learners.

Apply here.

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