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Christmas Casual Jobs
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Is your teenager or uni student looking for Christmas casual jobs in Brisbane?

From Australia Post jobs to Santa’s helpers, we’ve rounded up all the job opportunities in and around Brisbane to help you earn some cool cash in time for Christmas. We know that getting out and earning your own money is good for kids as well as young adults, so with that in mind, check out these casual jobs for teenagers Brisbane has to offer.

How to find a Christmas Casual Job

There are three key ways to find a Christmas casual job in Brisbane.

  1. The first is to ask around friends and family. The best reference you can have is from someone who already knows how awesome you are, so ask them to put in a good word for you with their workplace and their friends’ businesses;
  2. The second place to look for a junior Christmas casual job is on the internet after reading this article (haha) and clicking on the links of all the ones that appeal to you;
  3. The third is to go door knocking with your resume at all the places that you would like to work that are local to where you live! Keep an eye on store windows as they often start posting jobs around August & September each year!

The earlier you start applying, the better chance you have at scoring a great casual Christmas job in Brisbane.

It is so important the kids learn how to earn. Casual jobs for high school students Brisbane and surrounds are a fantastic way to develop your young teen into a young adult!

Here are 10 Christmas casual jobs in Brisbane that may be interested in hiring responsible, reliable teenagers or uni students.

10. David Jones Christmas Casuals

David Jones is currently seeking Christmas Casuals in many different parts of their business at the following shopping centres: Carindale, Chermside, Garden City QLD, Indooroopilly, James Street, Pacific Fair, QueensPlaza, Robina Town Centre, Toowong Village. Find out more including the closing date here.

9. Pizza Shops are hiring

Dominos are looking for junior pizza makers, as well as insotre team members and delivery staff. You gotta start somewhere, right? See the list of jobs here.

Pizza Hut will take a job application here.

8. Coffee shops across Brisbane

Coffee shops are fantastic ‘starting’ jobs for teenagers.

Find Gloria Jeans vacancies here.

Find Starbucks vacancies here.

We found a selection of other cafes hiring now for Christmas here.

7. Ralph Lauren want you!

Ralph Lauren are looking for Christmas casuals to join their Brisbane teams (David Jones and Myer CBD concession, and Myer Carindale, Myer Chermside) over the Christmas trade period. This Christmas casual job may possibly be better suited for a University students, check out the details here.

Related post: How to Make Extra Money!

6. Office Works is hiring!

Love stationery and office products? Office Works are looking for team members right now! They suggest they are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce. That suggests they are keen on responsible teens to join their team. This job was first posted on 15th September, so its fresh! What have you got to lose… get your teen to apply for this job now – click here.

5. Be A Pet Sitter


With so many people going away in the December/January period, now might be a great time to offer to look after your neighbours/friends/relatives pet for some extra cash. Or if you are an expert in the pet department, perhaps put up a sign in your local shops and post on Facebook to let people know you are available.

If you would like to work for an established pet sitting company just Google Pet Sitters and hit them up with your expertise! Lastly look at local catteries and kennels – perhaps they are hiring staff over this busy time? This is a great local casual job for high school students in Brisbane! Puss, puss, puss…..

4. Be a House Sitter

Just like pet sitters, people will sometimes be looking for people to look after their house while they are away on holidays. Those gardens don’t water themselves! Try Gumtree for suggestions or Facebook Buy/Sell/Swap groups in your local area to post that you are available!

3. Food & Beverage Jobs for Christmas!

Over 18? There are a number of Brisbane venues recruiting for bar and wait staff as the busy festive period heats up. And they are paying $19 – $33 per hour. Find out more here.

Over 14? What about a job at McDonalds? You can work at Maccas after your 14th birthday! Find out more a out jobs at McDonald here.

2. Australia Post want YOU for their Christmas Casual Jobs

Christmas Casual Jobs

Australia Post is hiring an extra 2000 workers nationally and are seeking fit, friendly and motivated staff to work casually in their mail and parcel facilities across Australia between August 2019 and January 2020. They need letter and parcel sorters, forklift drivers, and truck and van drivers. You can get the details of their Christmas casual jobs here.

1. Grocery Store Christmas Casual Jobs

It is no secret that grocery stores put on more staff over the busy Christmas period. If you are flexible and prepared to work while others are having fun, you can earn a pretty penny taking hours at the largest of our grocery stores!

Coles are hiring! Register your interest here.

Aldi might like the look of you.. find out here.

Woolworths are well worth a look too … (did you see what I did there!?)

Whatever you or your teenager decides to do this holiday season, doing it with a few extra bucks in the bank can only be a good thing!


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