Off-Campus Positions

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Southern Adventist University is not responsible for the safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of off-campus (non-university) employment listing.  The university does not guarantee positions nor products or services of employers who post job opportunites through the Student Job Board.  The Human Resource Department strives to update and maintain the student job board, as information is made available. 

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Location:  Apison, TN

Hours:  Every Sunday 8:30am to 3:30pm

Pay Rate:  $9 or $10p/hr. depending on experience. 

Description:  Clean kitchen, bathrooms, floors and do laundry.

Qualifications:  Detail-oriented and thorough.  Previous experience in housekeeping a plus.  Must be dependable and have own transportation.  References required. 

Contact Name:  Bilda Small

Office Phone:  423.598.0486



Location:  East Brainerd 

Hours: Mostly evenings. Help during Christmas break would be great for both of us.

Pay Rate:  $7.25/hour non-negotiable. I have lots of work we need done and the hours add up fast.

Description:  All things housecleaning. I am injured and not able to do much work in the house.

Qualifications: Honest, hard working, trustworthy. Would like 3 work or personal references.

Contact Name:  Tina Payne

Office Phone:  423.894.6577 (Email is best)


Child Worker 

Location:  Ooltewah Baptist Church

Hours:  Wednesdays 6pm - 7:45 pm

Pay Rate:  $10 p/hr.

Description:  Working with kids for AWANAS and other activities

Qualifications: 18 years or older + non smoker 

Office Phone:  423.238.4831

Child After School - Pick-up 

Location:  Collegedale, TN

Hours:  Minimal 2 hours a day Monday - Friday every other week

Pay Rate:  $10 cash hourly = $100 cash weekly

Description:  Looking for someone to pick up children ages 11 and 13 from CAMS and OAKS, help with homework if needed, actively interacting and possibly playing  activities with children such as ball, jumping on trampoline etc. 

Qualifications:  Looking for someone who has experience with children, who is kind and caring, willing to be interactive socially and physically with children.   

Contact Name:  Shera Orquia


Light House Cleaning 

Location:  Hamilton Place area  

Hours:  Once a week

Pay Rate:  $10 p/hr. 

Description: Couple needing someone to do light house cleaning for split level home that includes dusting, vacuuming, rearranging, and assisting with making the beds at times. Near Hamilton Place mall.

Qualifications: SAU college student preferred; need own transportation.

Contact Name:  Rose Keilany

Contact Name:  423.894.9387

Full-time Cook  

Location:  Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove 

Primary Purpose:

This position is part of the Morning Pointe Operations Team, a resident-focused, high performance, high commitment work team that supports the Morning Pointe purpose of “partnering with families in meeting the challenges of life”. The food service staff is responsible for making sure that quality food and beverages are served in accordance with Morning Pointe Policies and Procedures and local food service regulations.

Qualifications/Skills Needed:

The successful candidate must meet educational requirements by having a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience in food preparation work in a service environment is preferred. Strong verbal and written communications skills are essential. Demonstrated support and understanding of the philosophy of Morning Pointe and the five domains of health (physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and social) is required. A flexible work schedule is also a necessity.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with the entire Morning Pointe team to build relationships and strong communication with residents and families to ensure adjustment to the community, identification of needs and problems, and the development of an appropriate plan of service for each individual resident.
  • Responsible for the preparation and cooking of balanced, nutritious meals for all residents and employees, including those served at special events.
  • Preparation and cooking of all resident and employee meals, including special events.
  • Check menus daily for any required advance preparation.
  • Responsible for portion control, following the menus, and plate presentation for each meal.
  • Prepare nourishment as requested.
  • Assist in serving meals and tray preparation for residents as required.
  • Participate in food and equipment inventory as assigned.
  • Assist in removing dishes and trays from dining room.
  • Clean dining room, tables, chairs, floors, etc.
  • Clean food preparation area, including utensils used and equipment; wash dishes, take out trash, mop floors.
  • Responsible for key to kitchen.
  • Ensure that all electrical and gas appliances are turned off before leaving kitchen area and at end of a shift.
  • Responsible for locking and securing the kitchen area before leaving that area and at the end of a shift.
  • Responsible for the daily cleaning and weekly deep cleaning of the kitchen dish room, pantry and dining room.
  • Cook to follow recipes according to Morning Pointe standards.
  • Carry out special duties or projects as assigned.

Physical Demands:

This position is classified as HEAVY, requiring exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift/move objects. Functional requirements including constant standing and walking. Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, turning and stretching. Finger and hand dexterity required. Visual and hearing acuity along with the ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions are essential. The ability to perform basic mathematical computations is required.

Contact Name:  Greg Cook

Contact Phone:  423.396.6999



Location:  Ooltewah Adventist Kindergarten and School

Hours:3 hours per evening- Sunday through Friday. Start time is flexible with school holidays off.

Pay Rate: $10 to start

Description: General janitorial- dusting, disinfecting bathrooms, sweeping, vacuuming and mopping.

Qualifications: Must be hard working, detail oriented, and totally reliable.

Contact Name:  Chadd Reese


Office Phone:  423.505.2163

Companion/Personal Companion  

Location: Deer Ridge Drive (about 1.5 miles from campus)

Hours:  Need person there during the day, but hours are flexible and negotiable.  May work up to 40 hours per week

Pay Rate:  $15.00 p/hr.

Description: Looking for Personal Care Assistant for a very low maintenance Down Syndrome man. Need only fix breakfast or lunch; help him wash his clothes, and occasionally transport him to appointments in community. May study, read, watch movies in large home with cable and access to streaming movies while ensuring client is safe.

Qualifications:  Must be able to pass a drug test, background check and be willing to go through short first aid course paid for by employer.

Contact Person:  Tricia Dennis


Office Phone:  423.892.5533 or 423.413.2332

Childcare Worker 

Location: Vineyard Chattanooga Church

Hours:  Sundays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pay Rate:  $8.00/hour

Description: Duties Care for children ages 0-5 years old during church service. Workers will use a curriculum to guide the classes.

Qualifications: Experience with young children required.

Contact Name:  Melody Winderweedle


Office Phone:  423.584.2574

Water Aerobics Instructor  

Location: McKee;s Employee REcreation Center (MERC)

Hours:  Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30p.m.

Pay Rate:  $9/hour

Description:  Looking for a water aerobics instructor to teach classes on Mondays and Wednesday around 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm.

Contact Name:  Tony Myers

Other:  Please email Tony Myers at 

Spanish Teacher 

Location:  Collegedale/Ooltewah

Hours:  4 hrs/wk

Pay Rate:  $15/hr

Job Description:  Teach children Spanish in a practical and playful way.

Qualifications:  Experience leading out in Cradle Roll class or teaching children.  Gifted at teaching. Great at playing with children.  Looking for a individual who will put a lot of effort in helping children learn Spanish.

Contact Name: Liudmila Loktionova


Other:   Will need transportation. 


Location:  Off - Campus

Hours:  Mondays and Tuesdays a must! Other hours negotiable

Pay Rate:  $9.90 p/hr

Job Description:  Companion for a 19yr old on the autism spectrum.  Assist with daily activities to include meal prep, housecleanng and companion services.  Will need to be affirmative, encouraging, positive, self engaging and understanding. 


  • CPR and first aid certified. 
  • Own transportation 
  • Prompt and consistent  

Contact Person:  Wendy Dietsche

Phone:  423.314.4734


Seamstress Needed 

Location:  Off Campus

Hours:  As needed

Pay Rate:  TBD

Job Description:  Looking for someone to do some sewing alterations.

Qualifications:  Experience in sewing all types of materials especially denim material. 

Contact Name:  Ruth Benjamin



Location:  Ooltewah/Collegedale, TN

Hours:  Occassional afternoons, evenings and weekends.

Job Description: 

  • Duties Provide safe, loving care and intentionally promote learning through play.


  • CPR, First Aid and experience preferred.
  • Must have a clean driving record and reliable transportation.
  • Knowledge of ASL, French and/or Spanish is a plus.

Contact Name:  Cassia Nothnagel