From stay at home mom to part time work - what about school breaks?

Looking to start part-time job while daughter is in school durning the daytime. I have been at home mom 4 years now and have NEVER used babysitter or daycare & would like to keep it that way. WHAT DO I DO ABOUT SUMMER BREAKS, SPRING BREAKS & OTHER VARIOUS BREAKS W/OUT QUITING the job every summer and starting a new one? I dont see how this is going to work! #1) What *part-time* job (NOT CAREER) would allow you to simply not work durning most of your childs school vacations & breaks? Im thinking NONE! except teaching....and well that is a career. Im only looking into casual part-time jobs for extra cash and definatly want it to be OUTSIDE the home for socialization issues I desperately need. #2) If i crack and decide to do the daycare thing (I simply refuse to put her in personal nanny/sitter care due to security issues i have) but could consider a large daycare building/setting....Will they even be OPEN durning a holiday break and school breaks? Or is most large centers closed for those of you with jobs at the schools...what is your position? How shall I apply? My daughter is not in the public school system...she is in private religious based school which does follow the public school system shedule somewhat for days off. I know her school has nothing open for work. :(

Asked By: peaceful - 12/8/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
look for something in the school system, lunch aid, teachers ade or even in the front office. you could also try being a crossing guard.
Answered By: Mary S - 12/8/2007
Additional Answers (9)
why not be a teachers aid in the school district?
Answered By: babysisterchrissy - 12/8/2007
here are a couple legit work at home companies... More
Answered By: Reese V - 12/8/2007
When my youngest goes off to school I plan on working for the school district to get extra $$. Maybe in the lunchroom or the office? Anywhere they can use part time help. This way I'll be home with the kids when school is closed... More
Answered By: preggo again - 12/8/2007
What about working at a school as a receptionist or teacher assistant? That would be a great job to have to be off summers.
Answered By: aprilmommy06 - 12/8/2007
Substitute teachers?
Answered By: Stephanie W - 12/8/2007
Working w/in the school district is a good idea, but in my area, those jobs are hard to come buy. I too am a part time worker, my daughter is in 1st grade, and I work retail. My manager when she hired me knew my availability, and agreed to it, and so far, it has not been a problem.
Answered By: gogirl - 12/8/2007
I believe it is possible from home and make a great income! I work from home and enjoy it. There is a new company that is so legitimate that Macy's, Target, JC Penney, Apple, Home Depot, and over 1,000 other popular stores are participating in it and backing it up. Many people don't know about it yet because it's only... More
Answered By: Change Your Life - 12/8/2007
If teaching is the only career that works for your schedule then hire a teacher to watch Baby! I am a teacher and there are always teachers looking for summer jobs! Visit your local elementary schools and ask the office to post a message on the teacher boards or just talk to the secretaries themselves (they know... More
Answered By: Alaina G - 12/9/2007
I just started this but I didn't have to pay anything. Good Luck!
Answered By: Yo mama - 12/10/2007
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