Location: 6090 Alden Nash Ave SE
Job Description: Full-Time & Seasonal: Stedfast Construction, Inc is looking for additional full-time members of our hard working and skilled construction team. We are a General Contractor that self performs work on a variety of projects that include; post frame buildings, pre-engineered metal buildings, concrete, carpentry, and metal siding/roofing. Experience is a plus but not a requirement. Competitive pay and excellent benefits. Start your career in the skilled trades! 
Contact: E-mail for an application.

CENSUS *3/4*
Job Description:
Part-Time: Census takers will interview household residents between the months of may and July, and update address lists. Applicants who are hired will attend paid training between March and mid-May before beginning work. Schedules are flexible and dependent on the area. Many of the positions require availability to work in the evenings and on weekends. 
Contact: Apply online at

Location: 4185 Pro Line Court, Dorr, MI 49323
Job Description: Full-time & Seasonal: Learn the concrete construction industry by joining our team as a laborer. Opportunity to learn many aspects of the commercial concrete industry. Currently accepting applications for seasonal and full time individuals. Offers a $500 sign on bonus for full time individuals. 
Join Our Team - Learn a Skilled Trade - Start a Career!  Must be 18+
Contact: Rex Risner at or call 616-723-1836

Location: 6299 Wing SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Job Description: Looking for enthusiastic, hard-working high school and college students for the following positions. 
Field Service Crew Member (full=time and seasonal) - mowing, edging, spring and fall clean-up, shop work, mulch installation, snow removal
Gardening and Bed Maintenance Crew Members (seasonal) - weeding and deadheading, pruning, planting flowers and mulch installation
Shop Equipment Crew Member (part-time, evenings and/or possibly Saturdays) - wash and detail vehicles, service mowers and sharpen blades, miscellaneous jobs as assigned around the shop and grounds. 
Contact: Paul Osborn at or call 616-541-4445

Location: 4646 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 
Job Description: Home Depot offers several different job opportunities with a flexible schedule and competitive pay, starting at no less than $13/hour, with freight at $14/hour. We have availability as an on the floor sales associate, lot associate, and freight team associate. Be a part of a great company that rewards its associates and is willing to be flexible. We have hours from 6am to overnight. We offer part time associates dental, vision, 401k, stock purchase, cell phone discounts and many other discounts through our associate discount website. Seasonal leave of absence allows you to leave for school and come back during holidays and breaks without missing a beat! Freight team associates can work from 7p-11p, 9p-1a, or overnight. We want you on our summer team! 
Contact: Text “JOBS” to 5227, visit at, or contact Terry Claus at 616-975-4440 x077 | 

Location: 850 - 76th St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315
Job Description: Part-time Warehouse Order Selector - Work hard, stay in shape and get paid. Choose your own hours! Must be 18+
Contact: Apply online at

Location: 8980 N Rodgers Ct SE Suite L, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Part-time Data Entry - Our office is looking for data entry from one computer system to another. Hours are flexible and between 4-10 hours per week.  Our office is open from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Friday.  Must be a fast typer, computer literate, and learn quickly. Must be 16+
Contact: Adam Porczynski at 616-805-8000 or 

Location: 2845 Thornhills Ave SE, Suite S, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Job Description: We offer paid swim lesson instructor and lifeguard training, evening and weekend hours for employees who are in school, and shifts as short as 3.5 hours. Our employees have a job that looks great on a resume, allows for growth and is a great experience for students interested in education, business and communications. 
Contact: Apply online at

Location: 3435 Broadmoor S.E. Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Job Description: Summer help, Part-Time, Full-Time, Seasonal - Skilled and General Laborers: Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. provides industry leading wage and benefit packages to motivated and reliable employees. We demand safety, quality and efficiency in all aspects of our business. Skilled and general laborers will shovel, rake topsoil, check grade, lay pipe, and many other general tasks. Must be 18+
Contact: Jake Klapmust at 616-949-0800 x123 or

McDONALD’S *11/13*
Location: 1215 W. State Street, Hastings, MI 
Job Description: Join our team! Fun working environment, free meals for all employees and competitive wages, plus flexible schedules that work around your busy lives, classes and activities. Bonus - $2500 in college tuition is provided to every employee! 
Contact: Text “apply04488” to 36453

Location: 350 84th Street SW, Byron Center, MI 49315
Job Description: Calling all originals - we are looking for seasonal sales associates! Employees receive a 40% discount! 
Contact: Apply at your store, or at, by clicking “Search Jobs” and entering in R-53226

Location: 6741 Whitneyville Ave SE, Alto, MI 49302
Job Description: Help Wanted. Just duties include answering phones, taking food orders, ringing up customers, clean up and prep work. Must be personable, a fast learner, someone who pays attention to details, a team player. Must also be available most Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Other days may be scheduled. 
Contact: Fill out an application at and bring it to the shop. Ask for Mike or Jesse.

Location: 6450 - 100th Street SE, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Now hiring Servers (must be 18+), Cooks (must be 16+) and dishwashers (must be 16+). 
Contact: Call 616-891-6055 or drop off an application, available at

Location: 7884 Eastern Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49508
Job Description: Snow Shovelers Needed!!!  Earn extra money - $18 per hour.  Typical hours – Early morning/before school for approximately 4 hours. Join the Everett’s Team! 
Contact: Apply online at or in person

Location: 5150 68th Street SE
Job Description: Part-Time Snow Shovelers - Looking for snow shovelers for this upcoming winter season. We have available work in the Caledonia area shoveling condos, commercial buildings, and residential. Must have reliable transportation, show up on time, and good work ethic. We provide the equipment needed to get the job done. Pay from $20-$22/hr.
Contact: Seth at 616-698-7263, or visit their website at

Location: 7892 Cherry Valley, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Part-Time Snow Shovelers - Looking for individuals willing to shovel snow off sidewalks in 2 condo developments and other various locations in the Caledonia nd Crystal Springs area. Shoveling will take place primarily before school and on weekends for approximately 3-4 hours, each time it snows more than 2 inches. Occasionally daytime snowfall would require shoveling after school. Pay rate is $22-$23/hour. 
Contact: Ben at 616-891-9380

TACO BELL *09/24*
Location: 6445 Cherry Meadow Drive, Caledonia, MI 49316 *OPENING 12/2019*
Job Description: Now hiring at $11-$13/hour for team members, $12.50-$14/hour for managers! On-the-spot hiring at Holiday Inn GR on 9/30 from 11AM-7PM. Must be 16+ by December to apply. 
Contact: Apply at

​PANERA *09/19*
Location: Various Locations
Job Description: Now hiring Customer Associates (must be 16+) and Delivery Drivers (must be 18+). Day and evening shifts available. Flexible hours. Fun environment.  
Contact: Open interviews take place every Wednesday from 3:00-5:00 PM OR apply online at 

Location: 5730 Clyde Park Southwest, Wyoming, MI 49509
Job Description: Craig’s Cruisers is looking for local high school students, with night and weekend availability, to fill some open positions!  
Contact: Apply online at, or pick up an application in their Guest Services Office. 

Location: 6191 Kraft Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Job Description: As a general dining worker with Davenport University Dining Services, you will be trained to assist in producing high quality, properly seasoned, nutritious food by following recipes and working as a valued member of the dining services team, assisting with any aspect of the dining services program necessary. Benefits include: 20% tuition discount at Davenport University, free meals, learn to cook! 
Contact: Kathy Bommarito at

Location: 3858 28th St SE, Kentwood, MI 49512
Job Description: Part-Time: Kentwood Pizza Ranch is hiring high school students for up to 24 hours per week.  Typically, 3 shifts per week including weekends. 
Contact: Apply at

Location: 6101 Kalamazoo Avenue Southeast, #B1, Kentwood MI 49508
Job Description: Math Tutor, Part-Time: Do you have strong math skills?  Do you have a passion for working with kids? Are you looking for part-time, after-school work with flexible hours?  If you answered yes to those three questions, we have the perfect position for you at Mathnasium of Kentwood! 
Contact: Matt at 616-541-5150 or email your resume to

Location: 8270 Broadmoor Ave SE, Caledonia, MI 49316
Job Description: Before and After School Care Program Employees: We are looking to hire several people to work in our Before and After School Care Program! Before school care position is M-F 6am-8:15 am; after school position is M-F 3:15pm-6:30 pm. These are great hours for anyone in school looking to work a few hours a week! More hours available throughout the week if wanted! Must be 18+. 
Contact: Becky at

Location: 9038 92nd St, Alto, MI 49302
Job Descriptions: 

  • Banquet Servers: Responsibilities include setting up for banquet events, serving meals and clearing tables.
  • Cart Staff: Job responsibilities include setting up carts for golf leagues, cleaning and storing carts, and restocking the range ball machine. Applicants must be 16 years old and have a valid driver's license or learner's permit.

Contact: Apply in person or online at

Location: 4720 52nd Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 
Job Descriptions: Snow Help (Mechanics, Plow Drivers, Shovelers, Subcontractors, CDL Salt Truck Drivers, Heavy Equipment Operators): Full and Part-Time positions; flexible with your schedule; weekend work available; seasonal help. $18-22 per hour starting pay. Must be 18+. 
Contact: Apply online at or email

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