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Location:  Apison, TN

Hours:  Flexible

Pay Rate:  $12/hr

Description:  Caregiver prefer experience

Contact Name:  Gayle Balaban

Contact Phone:  423.785.7768

Child Care Assistant 

Location:  Hamilton County Department of Education School Age Child Care 

Hours: 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM Monday-Friday

Pay Rate: $9.83

Description: Provides supervised care, monitors children's activities, and provides a safe, nurturing environment for children enrolled in the School Age Child Care Program before school, after school, during summer vacation, or at other scheduled times. 

  • Follows safety procedures. 
  • Prepares, serves, or provides nutritional snacks; escorts children to/from restroom and monitors restroom activities; assists children in washing hands; assists students with homework or reviewing for tests; assists in monitoring belongings of children and other tasks concerning care for children. 
  • Plan, coordinates, conducts, and/or participates in various activities for children appropriate to each age group, which may include indoor/outdoor activities, quiet time, homework, story reading, educational activities, creative activities, arts and crafts, play time, games, structured physical activities, exploration activities, field trips, or other activities as appropriate. 
  • Provides care and activities for handicapped children with appropriate adaptations. 
  • Coordinates disciplinary issues as required in a fair, equal and respectful manner. 
  • Processes various documentation associated with child care activities. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  High School Diploma

Contact Name:  Josh Miller

Contact Phone:  423.893.3530


Child Care 

Location:  Spring Creek Road Baptist Church

Hours:  Sunday (9:30-12:30), (6:00-7:00) Wednesday (5:30 - 8:30)

Pay Rate: Negotiable

Description: Part-time child care work for Sundays and Wednesday evenings.

Qualifications:  Able to minister to children from birth - 4 years of age

Contact Name:  James Julian

Contact Email:

Contact Phone:  423.894.0700

Megabook Canvassing  

Department: LEAD / SALT

Description:  Door to door distribution of christian literature. Working in teams under leaders supervision. Weekly training is provided. You do not need your own vehicle.

Qualifications:  New and experienced canvassers are welcomed. Teachable spirit is necessary.

(Not for students with F1 visa)

Hours: Su. 2-6pm, Mo. - Th. 3.30 - 7.30pm, Chose 1-2 shifts per week.

Pay Rate: Donation based. Call me for details

Contact Name:  Vlastimil Hybl 

Marketing and Sales Intern  

Location:  McKee Bakery, Collegedale, TN 

Hours:  Monday - Friday, hours varies between 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (20 hours or more per week) 

Job Summary: 

Learn the world of retail from inside a manufacturer’s perspective. As a Retail Support Intern, you will be an active part of the team that works with the Account Executives to set up promotions and new products, communicate opportunities and analyze the effectiveness of events. This includes working within retailer systems on promotion opportunities and new items, working with different sales reporting tools and communicating key information to internal and external customers. Make McKee Foods a part of your education plan and develop the technical, business and customer-service skills needed to become a well-rounded and highly-marketable professional. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Currently pursuing a four-year college degree in Business, Communications, or related field
  • Junior, Senior or Masters student
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Interest in and/or aptitude for working with Sales and Marketing departments
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Willing and able to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Willing to accept responsibility
  • High level of initiative and drive
  • Ability to perform with minimal supervision
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse customer base
  • Willingness and ability to work during school breaks 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 3.0 or higher overall grade point average
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to create and use charts, graphs, pivot tables, advanced formulas, etc.
  • Ability to extract information from databases 


  • Competitive pay scale
  • Flexible hours around school schedule
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Direct deposit payroll
  • Credit Union
  • Exercise and recreation facility 

Please note: Spare and limited employees (*including interns) are not eligible for some company benefits. 

To Apply: 

Please visit our website at http://www.mckeefoods.comunder the careers link to apply or you may click the link below.

All applications must be submitted by October 16, 2017. 

Please upload your current resume to be fully considered for this position. 

**Equal Opportunity Employer**


Location:  Collegedale, TN

Hours: Thursday and Friday

Pay Rate:  TBD

Description:  General housekeeping duties, experience preferred.

Contact Name:  Dot Longely

Contact Phone:  423.298.6020

Fall Break Homeschool Assistant  

Location: 1 mile from SAU

Hours: W 9-2, Th 9-2, F 9-12 (if you can only work part of the time still contact me.)

Pay Rate: $8/ hour

Description: I need someone to assist me with homeschooling and babysitting during SAU's fall break from Wednesday-Friday. Help may include grading papers, rocking a baby, helping 3 well-behaved middle school students, helping with PE, etc.

Qualifications: None required but experience with kids and/ or babies a plus. Also, I'm open to someone leading out in something, like a craft or other fun activity but not necessary.

Contact Name:  Kami Harris

Office Phone: 931-252-2795

Other: I may be able to hire you for more dates in the future as well, if interested. 


Location:  Off-Campus

Hours:  Monday and Tuesday - hours to be determined

Pay Rate: $9.90 p/hr

Description:  Companion for a special needs adult.

Qualifications:  CPR certified

Contact Name:  Wendy Dietsche