The snow may only just be melting, but we’re already looking ahead to summertime. If you’re a student who will have a little extra time or just someone on the hunt for a side hustle, these unique summer jobs are perfect for you. Who said you had to spend your precious time on the regular stuff like waiting tables or working retail? These opportunities are one-of-a-kind.

Here are 8 unique summer jobs you can find in Canada.


This amazing website offers employment opportunities across Canada all about giving back to the planet. No matter what your specialty or experience level is, there’s sure to be a position for you. Plus, you can rest assured that your work is making the world a better place.

Where: Check out the platform online


Okay, so this next pick depends on what the COVID-19 situation is like in the summer, but we’re crossing our fingers it’s cleared up enough by then that you can work at an amusement park. Absorb all the vibes of the buzzing summer excitement while working at a spot that’s tailor-made for fun.

Where: See Canada’s Wonderland job listings here.


Do good feel good, right? These unique summer jobs are all about giving back. All across Canada, folks are working for incredible non-profits to make the world a better place. You can check out this platform for tons of job listings and volunteer opportunities.

Where: Check it out online

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unique summer jobsDOG WALKING

Who wouldn’t want to spend their summer with a pup or two? When you sign up to be a dog walker, that’s just what you’ll do. There are tons of opportunities available with your name on it. Plus, you’re sure to make a furry friend.

Where: Find loads of jobs listings here


Want to work for the environment but with a creative twist? This is the platform for you. You can help out with environmental videos, technology, and more when you sign up for one of these amazing jobs. There are loads of environmental opportunities all across Canada.

Where: Learn more online


If you were a fan of The Suite Life of Zach and Cody as a kid, you may be interested in this out-of-the-box opportunity. You can work in the hospitality industry at some of the country’s top hotels! There are tons of places hiring all over, just pick a spot and peruse their site for more info.


This amazing job is one you can do without ever leaving your home. Work for incredible companies, learn more about whichever industry you choose and get in some great networking. It seems too good to be true, right? But when you sign up to be a virtual assistant, that’s just what you’ll get.

Where: Check out a platform of job listings here.


If you’re good with kids and have a passion for the English language, then this side hustle is right up your alley. You can log in from home to teach little ones English from across the globe. It’s easy to sign up, looks great on a resume, and definitely beats your typical summer job.

Happy employment hunting, folks! Let us know if you try out any of these unique summer jobs.