25 Summer Casual Jobs

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Looking for some extra cash this summer? We’ve got you covered!

Summer is a great time to get a casual job and make some extra cash! Last month we did a post about christmas casual jobs and it went viral! So we decided to make your life a little easier and follow it up with a new list of casual jobs that are hiring right now for summer!
We’ve found 25 casual jobs that are great for students. Some of the jobs included in the first article and are still looking for applicants and others have been more recently listed.

1. Academy Brand

Academy Brand is a locally owned and operated men’s fashion brand with multiple stores spread across NSW and VIC. A few stores are currently looking for casual retail sales assistants to join their team. If this sounds interesting to you check out this link for opportunities listed by location.

2. Bonds

Pacific Brands Underwear Group, known as Bonds, is an Australian manufacturer and importer of men's, women's and children's underwear and clothing. You can find all the Bonds Christmas casual jobs listed by store, suburb and position.

3. Boost Juice

Boost Juice is an Australian company that specializes in selling fresh, healthy fruit juices and smoothies. They currently have a few openings for entry level positions. If you are looking for a good first job to learn invaluable customer service skills, have a look through their Seek profile to see all the jobs available now.

4. Burberry

Founded in 1856, Burberry is a luxury British fashion clothing brand, with outerwear at its core. Burberry believes that to be a great brand it must also be a great company. The Burberry website has all the casual jobs listed by department and city.

5. Coles

Coles is a large Australian supermarket chain owned by parent company Wesfarmers. Working at Coles is a great first job that offers young people plenty of opportunities to gain valuable experience for the future. The Coles Group website has all the casual jobs available now listed by position, work type, location and availability date.

6. Dusk

Dusk is an Australian retailer of candles, home decor, home fragrance and gift solutions. Do a keyword search for “casuals” on the Dusk jobs website and a complete list of all the available positions will come up based on location and job description.

7. Event Cinemas

Event cinemas is an Australian cinema chain with 80 locations nationwide. You can find the expressions of interest form on their parent company, Event Group’s, ‘totally into it!’ site. This site also outlines the reality and sets expectations for becoming a cinema worker at Event, so you can get an idea of what working at the movies would be like.

8. Forty Winks

Forty Winks is one of Australia’s leading bedroom and furniture specialists. At the moment they’re hiring for casual positions within the Gold Coast area. The Seek website has all the casual jobs listed by suburb and position.

9. French Connection

French Connection was founded in 1972 and is a stylish clothing brand with a bold approach to fashion. They are looking for casual workers with a passion for style, commitment to work and a love for customer service. If this sounds like you, follow this link for all the casual positions at French Connection available now.

10. Gazman

Gazman is a fashion forward menswear clothing brand with 78 stores nationwide. They are currently looking for passionate and energetic casual staff at various locations to join the Gazman team. The Seek website has a list of available opportunities by location and job description.

11. Hoyts

Hoyts is a large entertainment company with 50 cinemas across Australia and New Zealand. They employ hundreds of staff every year with more than 2,300 employees at any one time. They offer great opportunities for first time workers to gain experience and valuable skills. Have a look at their careers site to see all the available entry level crew positions near you.

12. Hungry Jacks

Hungry Jacks is a well known fast food chain with over 400 stores nationwide employing more than 18,000 people. They’re always looking for new crew members to join their team. See all the job openings available now on their seek profile listed by location.

13. Jurlique

Jurlique was founded in 1985 and is an Australian natural skincare and beauty brand. Multiple locations are currently still looking for casual workers for the summer season. Have a look at the Jurlique profile on seek to find out more.

14. Kmart

Kmart is one of Australia’s largest department store retailers with over 200 store locations. They offer casual entry-level positions across a range of areas such as fashion, home, kids or entertainment. If you go to their careers site you can lodge an expression of interest application for any store across Australia.

15. Lindt

Lindt & Sprüngli commonly known as Lindt is a Swiss chocolatier and confectionery company founded in 1845. Lindt won 2017 employer of the year and offers ongoing professional development for all staff. Follow this link for all the casual positions at Lindt cafes that are available now.

16. McDonalds

McDonalds can be the perfect place for a first job. They are well versed in hiring young new-to-work employees and offer opportunities for employees to grow personally and within the company. McDonalds hires very regularly so jump on to their careers page to have a look at what working at McDonalds would be like and the positions available near you.


MECCA is an Australian beauty cosmetics company looking for positive and energetic beauty lovers to join their team. With opportunities nationwide, check out the MECCA jobs website to see what working at a MECCA store is like and to put in your expression of interest.

18. Napoleon Perdis

Founded in 1992, Napoleon Perdis is an iconic Australian cosmetics company. If you have a love for makeup and previous experience this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Have a look through their job website to see if there is a position open near you.

19. Optus

Optus is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia with stores across the country. They currently have a few openings for casual staff to join their team of retail assistants. Their seek profile lists all the current positions by location and outlines what to expect from working at Optus.

20. Petbarn

Petbarn is one of Australia’s leading pet specialty stores with almost 150 locations nationwide. They sell everything from dog food to veterinary products. If you love animals you should check out the available casual positions - they’re all listed on the seek website.

21. PET Stock

PET Stock is an Australian owned and operated pet store that operates across Australia. They sell everything you could need for a pet as well as having some instore services such as grooming and doggy daycare. You can search for casual jobs openings on the PET Stock Job Search website to register your interest.

22. Sportscraft

Sportscraft is an Australian women’s and men’s wear retail chain. It is part of APG & Co whose portfolio includes SABA and JAG. Have a look at the Sportscraft jobs page and do a keyword search for “Casual” to see what is available near you. Most of the casual positions still available are in the Sydney Region

23. Strandbags

Strandbags is an Australian bag company with over 300 stores in Australia and New Zealand. Applications for casual jobs are open for a lot of their stores around Australia. You’ll find all the listings on their website - search by state and a complete list of all locations will pop up.

24. Windsor Smith

Established in 1946, Windsor Smith is a men’s and women’s footwear store with various locations scattered nation wide. The Windsor Smith profile on Seek has all the casual jobs, just scroll down the list to find the different locations that are still looking for casual workers this summer.

25. Woolworths

Woolworths is a large supermarket chain always looking for more employees nationwide. Depending on your preference they have job openings in their Big W, Woolworths and BWS stores. When looking at their careers site do a keyword search for “team member” positions and “casual” work type to find a list of entry level job opportunities by location and store.
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