Whether you’re a mom wanting to rejoin the workforce after a pregnancy, or someone looking for a second job to earn boost your income, or a student who wants to earn some extra money while still having time for studies, a part-time job is for you. It doesn’t require too much effort, time, or commitment and there are many options available. We’ve previously covered part-time jobs with benefits, but let’s now look closely in part-time jobs available located in Baltimore.
1. Uber Part-Time Driver
Driving is an easy way to earn extra cash and the best thing about Uber is that you can fix your hours around your schedule. You decide when and how much you drive. If you want to earn money anytime it works for you, day or night, consider being an Uber driver. They can get paid up to $25 per hour.
Babysitting is also a great idea for a part-time job if you get along with kids. To get started with this side hustle, begin by telling your friends and neighbors that you’d be happy to help them with babysitting duties. How much a babysitter earns depends on location and duties, but you could earn $12 to $16 per hour.
3. Brand Ambassador
What a brand ambassador does is work at public events like concerts, festivals or sporting events and serve as the face of the company. They explain the latest products and interact with the public giving them free coupons on occasion. They typically make between $17 to $25 per hour.
4. Online Teacher
There are so many ways that you can use the internet to educate others. Either a foreign language or another skill you have perfected throughout the years (or have education on) teaching online is easy-peasy. And, often, you get to teach online from the comfort of your own home. How much you can earn depends on how much time you devote to it.
5. Freelance Writer
Whether you like writing copy, blog posts, or even social media picture description, there’s work for you on the freelance writing world. For starters, choose a niche. Then, look for jobs, apply, and get writing. Doing this part-time job, you can earn between $20 to $60 per hour, depending on the length and type of content.
If you’re a college student or teacher and you’re good in a subject, why not tutor your knowledge to others and get paid for it. You’ll need patience for this job, however, and excellent communication skills. Tutors generally charge according to their level of education and experience. It starts at $30 per hour for a high school student, but for a certified teacher, it can up to $85 per hour or more.
If you’re a passionate swimmer, being a lifeguard is something you should definitely try. Here in Baltimore, we have lots of lakes, splash pads, water parks, and swimming pools to swim in, which means plenty of need for lifeguards. A lifeguard needs to be mature in judgment, friendly, and able to pass a water screening, which tests swimming ability. No college degree is needed. Afterward, you’re free to be a part-time hero saving kids from drowning! The hourly rate is $12 to $16.
Proofreading is also done online from the comfort of your couch. You can find projects for correcting people’s writing. Finding grammatical errors, fixing readability and style inconsistencies or shaping the overall structure of an author’s manuscript, you know the drill. Proofreaders need to have a keen eye of finding spelling and punctuation errors, typos and incorrect use of grammar. They get paid with about $20 per hour.
9. House Sitter/Caretaker
Being a house sitter is another fun, easy thing you can do part-time in Baltimore. It’s easy because you just have to make sure the house you are watching is secure. Occasionally you might need to arrange repairs if there’s a problem or do some cleaning. Usually, they get paid $25 to $45 per day.
10. Hotel Concierge
If you’ve been living in your city for a long time and know the best places to dine, history of the place, and things to do in your community, then there’s a job for you. You can be a part-time hotel concierge at a hotel or resort and share your knowledge with guests. If also you have good communication skills, this is definitely a good way to make $11 - $17 per hour on weekends.
If you like flowers and take care of your own floral garden at home, being a part-time florist might work for you. We know florists deal with flowers, but in addition to making floral arrangements, they are also responsible for maintaining a friendly atmosphere by providing courteous and prompt service. In Baltimore, they’re paid around $20 - $30 per hour.