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Five Ways to Soak Up the Summer and Make Money Through Gig Work

With the official start of summer last Thursday, many people want to get out and enjoy it as much as possible. Through gig work you can experience everything summer has to offer -- and get paid doing it. Below are five ways you can enjoy the summer and make money by finding a side hustle with Shiftgig.

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TAKE IN A BASEBALL GAME

Going to a baseball game is a traditional summer activity everyone enjoys. Shiftgig has worked with baseball stadiums all over the country providing gigs for cashiers and food prep. When you’re not working you can check out the game or get there a little early to scope out the venue.

GO SIGHTSEEING

Whether or not you’re a city native, going sightseeing in the summer can be a fun way to explore. By picking up gigs such as guest relations at Navy Pier, you can check out the what
your city has to offer and get paid while doing it.

CATCH AN OUTDOOR CONCERT OR FESTIVAL

Concerts and festivals are particularly popular in the summer. Shiftgig regularly staffs workers in
experiential marketing who often work in positions such as brand ambassador, event registration or ticket taker.

VISIT THE ZOO

The zoo is a popular location for gig work due to the abundance of concessions stands and retail stores. Pick up a shift and get there early or stay late to visit the animals and grab a snack.

ENJOY THE WEATHER OR SPEND TIME NEAR THE WATER

Sometimes getting outside and enjoying the sun or hanging out near the water is enough for a great day. Shiftgig offers a variety of outdoor gig work such as serving at a wedding or working at a country club. Even if your gig isn’t outside, use your commute as an opportunity to take a walk or sit outdoors for some rest and relaxation.


Regardless if you’re a fan of the summer or not, picking up gig work is a great way to make extra cash while still being in control of your schedule and free time. Check out Shiftgig and download our app (for Android or iPhone) to find your perfect side gig in minutes. Are you a company or organization interested in ramping up your staff for the summer? Check out our summer hiring guide so you can get started.
June 26, 2018 | Catarina Duguay