Employment Opportunities

Employers, if you would like your job opening posted on this site, email Vickie Ward Career Development Coordinator at vward@wcpss.net


Students, if you need assistance writing a resume, set up an appointment with Mrs. Ward at vward@wcpss.net

The YMCA is now hiring summer camp  counselors! Click HERE to apply

The Y is also looking for high school students to work with before and after school programs at local elementary schools. Duties include leading games, activities, homework help, and crafts for students in the program. Before school runs from 7-9 and after school runs 3:30-6:00.  Click HERE to apply

Come join our team of Awesome Educators at  Bright Horizons. Are you passionate about early childhood? Apply today! Click Here for the QR code that will take you to our website.

Raleigh Parks & Recreation is now hiring! Seeking to fill 500 summer positions, $12-$15/hr. 

Click HERE for the flyer with a link or QR code to apply.

Join the Chick-Fil-A Team at Crossroads Cary!

Benefits Include: Flexible Schedule, Sundays Off, Leadership Opportunities. Scholarship Opportunities, 

Meal Benefits, and 401(k) Program/

Click HERE for  the flyer and this Link to apply.

Shake Shack is hiring front of house, cashiers and line cooks.  Must be 16 years old. No experience needed. See the hiring flyer HERE. To apply, click this LINK and follow the directions on the hiring flyer.

At MOD we’ve created an atmosphere of acceptance, opportunity, inclusivity, and belonging. You feel the difference when you walk in. MOD is always looking for sharp, hard-working people to join the MOD Squad and be part of a growing and fun team. 

 Join the MOD Squad and be a part of something incredible. Now hiring Team Members for the Waverly Place location in Cary, NC  see flyer HERE

To Apply, follow the QR code on the flyer. For a full job description and application, go to jobs.modpizza.com 

SCRATCH IS HIRING!  #BetterFromScratch

We are filling positions for hosts, food runners and bussers. Must be 16 years old to apply. No experience necessary.   APPLY in person from 3pm-6pm Tuesday-Sunday
160 E Cedar St in Downtown Cary

Andia's Ice Cream is now hiring students who enjoy working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment.

Located in Cary Village Square (near Mac's Tavern and Ollies Outlet) 

Click HERE and follow the QR code to apply. 

Panera Bread is accepting applications for Salad and Sandwich Maker/Cashiers. Student schedules as unique as you! Panera offers great pay, flexible schedules and free shift meals!

This opportunity is for you if:

  • You enjoy working with food.

  • You work well in a fast-paced environment.

  • You want to be part of a fun, energized team that works hard and laughs often.

  • You can understand and practice food safety procedures.

  • You’re at least 16 years of age

  • Click Here and Here to see the flyers. Here for full job description.  HERE to Apply

Dave & Busters is now hiring Bussers and Food Runners for Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 

Must be 18 to apply. To apply click HERE or visit our new location, 1111 Walnut Street (near Starbucks across from Cary High)

Taco Bell believes in helping the team members in our restaurants get more out of life.

Start your career with us and get education assistance, competitive pay and flexible hours.


Taco Bell at 1120 Kildaire Farm Rd in Cary, NC is now hiring team members and shift managers.

Click HERE to apply.

BIBIBOP Asian Grill is not hiring team members at the Cary location on Walnut Street at Crossroads. (Near Target) 

To apply, click HERE to see the flyer and follow the QR code. 

Sonic is hiring! 

Skating Carhops-Day or Night shifts.  

We are hiring for Customer Service Attendants as well as Cooks. Rates of pay are very competitive and also negotiable with experience and availability. Starting pay is $7.25/hour plus tips. The average $14-$20/hour. You also get to enjoy a free meal every shift you work!!

Click here to open the flyer for the Buck Jones Rd, Cary NC location and apply.

Sugar Koi Ice Cream is looking to hire  polite, responsible, energetic students for part time, after school and weekend positions. Click HERE to see the job flyer. 

Apply in person at the Sugar Koi (in the Big Lots shopping center at the corner of  Kildaire Rd and Kilmayne Dr)

Harris Teeter is hiring!  Positions include: Baggers, Cashiers, Personal Shoppers, Grocery Stocker, and Dairy/Frozen Stocker. Competitive salary and discount on groceries. See the hiring flyer HERE for more information on benefits.

To apply at the Lake Pine Plaza location on US 64-Apex, follow the QR code on the flyer linked above.

Click HERE to apply at the Village Square location across from Cary High School

Food Lion located at 980 Kildaire Farm Rd. Cary, NC is now hiring associates! 

TO APPLY: Online at Foodlion.com

OR Call to set up an interview at 919-467-4168 or 919-467-4169 ask for Marisol or April

OR Email resume to: s0040@delhaize.com

Goels Plaza Banquet & Conference Center is seeking Cary High School students to join our crew!

Part-time opportunities located only minutes away at 117 International Dr, Morrisville, NC 27560

                  See the hiring flyer HERE. 

If you are interested in applying, call 919-469-8777 or email  www.goelsplaza.com

Waltonwood Senior Living on Cary Parkway is hiring part-time Servers, Hosts, and Dishwashers. The Waltonwood Culinary Department provides nourishing and delicious meals that are served in a warm and inviting environment. Delivering a memorable dining experience for residents is a top priority.

Click HERE and follow the links for full job descriptions and to apply. HERE is the hiring flyer.

Woodland Terrace Senior Living - Now hiring students to serve meals in their dining room.

  • $14.00 Per Hour/Dining Server Positions

  • $500 Sign on Bonus

  • Flexible Hours

TO APPLY: Contact Heather Thomas at  919-465-0356 or email  Heather.thomas@kiscosl.com

Click Here to see the hiring flyer.

Jordan Oaks Senior Living Community is currently looking for food servers to join our team. Previous experience is not required, however candidates must be 14 years or older to apply. Depending upon experience, this position pays up to $9.00 an hour.

The hours for the dinner shift on weeknights are from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, and we also have opening for weekend positions. This is a great part-time job for students with busy schedules looking to gain some work experience. Click HERE for the hiring flyer with information to apply. 


StoneRidge Retirement Community is hiring!! .  

Openings:   Part-time server positions.

We are currently offering a bonus of $100 after 90 days of continued employment.*

5:15pm to 7:45pm M-F shifts available + several weekend shifts available 8am-9:45am, 12:15pm-2:30pm, 5:15pm-7:45pm.

We find that these short shifts allow students to gain valuable work experience while still keeping up their schoolwork. 

We also invite parents to call with questions. 

StoneRidge is located near Cary High, across from Adams Elementary on Cary Town Blvd.

If interested, click HERE to apply

StoneRidge Senior Living

105 Convention Dr.

Cary, NC  27511

Searstone Retirement Community is hiring waitstaff. Perfect for students; no late nights and predictable hours.  We are looking for dependable and hardworking individuals who are looking for after school employment. Evening and Weekend hours are available. 

$500 signing bonus! $15 per hour  Must be 16. years old.

Click HERE to see the hiring flyer.  To find available openings and to apply, click HERE and follow the link highlighted under EMPLOYMENT with A PURPOSE.

Treasure Quest Mining - Apex

Work like a Rockstar at Treasure Quest!  Treasure Quest Mining, the area's only indoor gem mine, and crystal, fossil & home décor gift shop is now hiring! We are seeking applicants for multiple part-time positions within our team including the following job areas: 1) retail and customer service, 2) birthday party hosting, 3) behind the scenes restocking, and warehouse duties. We are looking for someone who enjoys creating a joy-filled, engaging, and playful experience with kids and their families in a fast-paced, interactive environment. We are located in Apex at 414 Upchurch Street. Our hours of operation are Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. We are seeking candidates who are available to work during our peak hours which are primarily weekends and throughout the summer.  Learn more about Treasure Quest Mining a family-owned, independent business by visiting our website: http://treasurequestmining.com.  Email  info@treasurequestmining.com  to apply or stop by in person

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Lions Eye Promotions is hiring for summer employment to oversee promotional tables setup outside different restaurants. Click HERE to see the hiring flyer.

To apply, email Steven Lipscomb at stevenlipscomb97@gmail follow the information on the flyer

2Americas Law practice in the Cary area that caters to the Hispanic community is looking for an Administrative/Legal Assistant. Fluent written and spoken Spanish and English required. Click here for a full job description. Great after school position for the right student!

To Apply: Send resume & cover letter, stating income expectations, in English and Spanish to Marina Crosby  mcrosby@2Americas.com   

Garden Supply Company Job Opportunity 

We have openings for 6-8 high school students. Weekday shifts are whenever you can get here after school until 6:30. We are open Saturday's from 8-6 and you can work full days or 1/2 days. Sunday shifts are 11-5.

The main task is providing customer service by helping load customers' cars. You will also help stock plants or store items and assist with opening or closing duties. This is a fun and flexible place to work! We have had many kids return to tell us about their good experience here after they had gone off to college. Starting pay is $9/hr and maybe more depending on experience etc. 

NOW HIRING for Summer see all openings HERE

If interested, please print and fill out this application then send me, Stephen, an email, or call me to set up a date for an interview.




Southern Solutions Landscaping & Grading is now hiring for summer and permanent full time positions. Must be 16 to apply.

Click HERE for a detailed job description. 

To apply online click HERE

ECOTEK - Local small business is hiring two part-time Field Crew to provide various Native Landscape Services. Starting pay $10/hr. Click HERE to see the hiring flyer. Call the phone number on the flyer if you are interested in applying. 

Scottish Hills Recreation Club in Cary, NC  is now hiring for the 2022 season!

  • Gate/Concession, Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Jr. Swim Coach 

       Must be 15 years old on May 1 to apply

  • Assistant Manager.  Want to spend your summer at the pool? Must be lifeguard, CPR and CPO certified.  Training may be available.  Job description is >> HERE

The job application is on the Scottish Hills website http://www.scottishhills.org/jobs/ and needs to be completed and emailed to shrcsealions@gmail.com by March 28, 2022. Interviews for all junior coaching opportunities will take place during the first week of April.

Aquatech is now hiring lifeguards, and managers (ages 15 and up). Click HERE for the flyer with more information and a QR code.

Are you looking for a great gig where the work is actually fun? Check out Goldfish Swim School! We are currently hiring Swim Instructors and Members Services Representatives. Click HERE to see the details. Apply online HERE 

  • Pool Professionals is now hiring for the upcoming Summer 2022 season in Downtown Raleigh and surrounding areas!!! We are looking for motivated employees who are interested in spending the working part of their summer in the sunshine. Currently, there are openings for Pool Managers, Assistant Managers, Lifeguards, and Pool Attendants.

  • Currently, we have a pay scale at the top of the industry and offer an environment that will provide you a job for years to come!

  • If you are interested working for Pool Professionals of the Carolinas this summer please contact: Frank DeRonja (Regional Staffing Supervisor) at (919) 625-5578 or fderonja@poolprofessionals.com

Pool Professionals

Triangle Aquatic Center is looking for Lifeguards to work this fall. Lifeguard Certification preferred but not required to apply. Flexible Scheduling. Pay $10.50 - $12.00 based on experience. Easily apply online HERE or contact Trey Gay at tgay@triangleaquatics.org

Express Inspection and Service located at 802 SE Maynard Road (across from Cary High School) is now hiring for part time and full-time positions. We do state inspections, oil changes and repairs.  

Part time is for someone who might want Saturdays and after school hours. It is a convenient walk from Cary High School and great opportunity for someone interested in learning more about cars.  There is a manager in place who does most of the repairs and he is an excellent mentor for someone looking to go into the field.  

Potential candidates can either apply in person or call (919)395-0027, ask for either Rikki or Enrique.  

What we’re looking for:                                          What we offer: 

   - Must be 18 years old to apply.                                - Flexible part time schedules      

   - Available to work weekends.                                  - Tuition reimbursement ($2500 per year after 90 days)

   - Friendly, courteous, and responsible.                     - Track to the Trades (Free skilled trades school after 6 months)


    Click Here for the flyer with QR code to apply.  For a list of jobs in the Cary area click HERE.

Join the Discount Tire Family! Now hiring service technicians.


Click HERE for a full job description, Here to view the flyer.  Click HERE to apply.

Sam's Xpress Car Wash is now hiring in Cary, NC. The Crew Member position is an entry level, multi tasking, customer focused position with above average pay and bonus incentives.  See the job description HERE.  To apply online HERE

Big Lots is now hiring Store Associates/Stockers in Cary,NC at the Kilmayne/Kildaire Farm Rd location. Must be 16 to apply.  Click HERE for full job description... type "Cary NC" in the location section for available positions in Cary and to access the online application. 

Tuesday Morning on Buck Jones Rd is hiring Part Time Associates. Click Here to see the job details and online application.

Peterson's Consigning Design

 E. Chatham Street near downtown Cary

 If you are looking for a part-time job, we have a position available here! We are looking for someone to work after school and/or on Saturdays. See the flyer here for information on how to apply.

City Barbeque is hiring!. Check the hiring flyer HERE to see the great Perks and Benefits for Team Members. Scan the QR code or follow the other options on the flyer to apply

 We also offer seasonal employment, If an employee works with us over the summer and then goes back to school, they can work during school holidays.

Pro's Epicurean Market & Cafe-211 E Chatham St, Cary is looking to hire dependable, honest, hard-working, team players

with a great attitude!  Punctuality a must as well as showing up to all scheduled shifts. Must be 16 years old.

•    Runs food to Tables; Clears and Sets Tables; Assists Servers in all areas of Duties
•    Keeps Dining Room, Patio and Restaurant Immaculate; Assists Dish person at end of shift
•    Prepares takeout food for pick-up; Rings in customer Orders; Other duties as needed.
•    Work weekends,  weekdays/weeknights are also available; 

Zaxby's of NC State - Hillsborough Street Location

 Click here for information on how to apply.

Our Zaxby's group pride ourselves with bringing on high schoolers and helping them to develop workplace skills that will benefit them in their adult working life.

Red Lobster Crossroads     

Do you want to have fun at work?  If you have:
• A Positive Attitude
• The ability to multi-task and stay organized
• Great listening and communication skills
• A passion for customer service
• The ability work well under pressure
• And the desire to work hard, with great people while having fun.

If you're looking for a place that's got a great team and awesome food, then we invite you to Join Our Team...

For formal application go to www.redlobster.com, choose Cary as your location and apply for the position that you believe you’d enjoy. Or you can come in Monday through Thursday between 2pm & 4pm for an in-person interview

Jason's Deli in Cary is hiring!!  Click here to see the hiring flyer or go to jasonsdeli.com/careers


The Cary area McDonalds are hiring!! The below Cary McDonald's locations are hiring for all shifts and positions.  Starting pay is $9 - $15 per hour. If interested click here or stop by any of these Cary locations.: 869 SE Maynard Rd., Cary, 

1299 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, 1805 N. Harrison Ave., Cary, 4801 SW Cary Parkway, Cary, 1830 Walnut Street, Cary

3494 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, 4980 Cary Glen Blvd., Cary


Work for Starbucks and get 100%  of your college tuition coveraged! As you earn your bachelor’s degree online from ASU you will receive reimbursement for full tuition coverage. Students have to maintain an average of 20 hrs/week at Starbucks.


We are hiring now, and all of locations are looking for students interested in ASU. Our college achievement plan is available at all Starbucks locations. Click here to see the flyer with more information


Contact:  Store manager 9840|coffee master 919-468-9908 1107 Walnut Street Cary, NC 27511



Lucky 32 Restaurant is hiring!!  Become a member of this fine dining establishment and and work for a quality service oriented company.  Click on the logo to see open positions.


PrestonWood Country Club is Hiring!!  Pay range for current openings is $11- $18 per hour.

  Click the HERE for a list of openings and to apply!

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Rock Top Catering is Hiring!  We are a locally owned and operated catering company and are in need of servers mostly on Saturdays.  We don’t require a huge commitment so it’s really ideal for busy students who need/want to work and make some money.  No experience necessary and we’ll be hiring year-round!  Click here to see the digital flyer for more information. Use the link below to apply: www.rockytopcateringjobs.com

Sam Osterwald is our hiring manager and can be contacted directly at sam@rockytopcatering.com


The Town of Morrisville is Hiring!!
Click HERE to see all current openings.  Be sure to scroll through all the positions as there are multiple openings


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