13 Summer Jobs You Can Apply For In Ottawa That Pay Way Over Minimum Wage
These positions are open to students between 15 and 35 years old.
It’s not too late to get paid this summer! If your bank account has been looking a little worse for wear recently, why not consider these? The Canada Summer Jobs program is helping local students to find work ASAP, and there’s so many positions available. Even better, some require no experience and pay way above the minimum wage.
Looking for work can be a pretty stressful experience, particularly if you’re new to the job market or are unsure what your particular skills are.
Fortunately,has been specifically designed to help young people find work during the summer months, and there’s so many positions available across many different sectors.
For students aged between 15 and 35 years old, there’s everything from teacher's aides and bricklaying roles, to customer service agents and even gymnastics coach positions. The best part is, all of these jobs are located right here in the City.
If you thought a student job program might be stingy with their salaries, think again! Theis currently $14 per hour, and many of these positions pay so much more than that.
Some positions in the student job bank actually pay up to $20 per hour, and they require no experience or specific education.
It’s time to get paid!
Sports Programs Co-ordinator
Company: Nepean Nighthawks Field Hockey Club
Why You Should Apply: While the original start date for these two vacancies has passed, the company continues to post the role, so it's still up for grabs. It's based in Nepean and offers 35 hours per week. You need to speak English, but there's no specific skills or education required.
Company: Children on the Hill
Why You Should Apply: While you do need to be bilingual, no specific experience or education is needed for this teaching assistant role. It's based in Ottawa and offers 35 hours per week. It's a great opportunity for anyone who wants experience in this field.
Company: Green Wave Soccer
Why You Should Apply: Located in Nepean, this position is perfect for any sports-lovers. The salary is great, but there's only 14 hours per week up for grabs. That said, it's a great role for somebody who's only looking for a part-time role. No education is needed.
Why You Should Apply: If you can speak English or French, this data entry job could be for you. There's 35 hours per week on the table, and the office is located in Nepean. No particular education is needed.
Company: Hippo in the Bathtub
Why You Should Apply: If you're a natural in the water, look no further. There's three vacancies here, all paying an incredible $25 per hour for 35 hours per week. You'll need to speak English, but no other educational requirements are listed.
Assistant Brand Manager
Why You Should Apply: If you're interested in a career in advertising, this is a great place to start. There's 35 hours per week on offer, and there's two vacancies available. You don't need any related experience or education to apply for this position.
Customer Service Agent
Company: United Voices for Autism
Why You Should Apply: This company has three roles up for grabs, all of which offer 35 hours per week. It's located in Nepean and requires you to be bilingual. Post-secondary education is also necessary for this job.
Company: Ottawa Riverkeeper
Why You Should Apply: While there's not too many details given about this position, they're offering a good salary for an English or French speaker. It's a full time summer role, and post-secondary education is preferred.
Company: Barrhaven Rhythmic Gymnastics Club
Why You Should Apply: This Ottawa gymnastics club is looking for two would-be coaches who speak English and who have a post-secondary education. There's 30 hours per week on offer, and it's based in Nepean.
Retail Sales Associate
Company: Mermaid Pools and Hot Tubs
Why You Should Apply: While this retail role doesn't pay the mega bucks, it's a great starting point for anybody who's new to the world of work. There's no specific experience or education required, but a 35-hour per week contract is up for grabs.
Company: Greely Sand & Gravel Inc
Why You Should Apply: Do you want to learn a skill and earn cash? This role is located in Greely and the company is offering an impressive $16.50 per hour, 35 hours per week. High school level education is required, and there are two vacancies available.
Company: Carpathian Masonry
Why You Should Apply: If you enjoy working outdoors, this one's for you. Located in Dunrobin, you can earn a whopping $20 per hour, 35 hours per week. English is the preferred language and a high school education is required.
Assistant Store Manager
Company: Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals
Why You Should Apply: If you're bilingual, have a post-secondary education, and like bicycles, here you are. This role offers 40 hours per week, and would be great experience for anybody interested in a managerial position. Good luck!