Circuit Breaker Employment Woes: Where Can I Find Work?

Part time workHow many times have we seen the same banana bread and Dalgona coffee popping up on our Facebook and Instagram feeds? How many times have you tried to do workout-from-home Youtube routines –– but have only felt simultaneously stressed, bored, and frustrated at the same time? If you’re with me, then there’s one thing we want in common: COVID-19 out of our lives, ASAP!

There’s no doubt that the impact of COVID-19 has severely permeated through all fabrics of society: leaving us with a tattered job market, a disrupted global economy, and an unshakeable worry of all health risks. With retrenchments, lay-offs, and no-pay leaves looming around every corner, it seems as if woe has fallen upon both employers and employees alike –– especially for those in the entertainment, travel, retail and F&B industry, who have undoubtedly been hit the hardest.

In recent heartbreaking news, online marketplace Airbnb has laid-off at least 38 Singaporean staff, as an attempt to retrench a quarter of their global workforce. If you have been affected by the recent lay-offs, there are temporary jobs singapore that you can take up before looking for a new permanent job.

Providing Hope Amidst COVID-19

In a time where everything seems uncertain, it’s important to hold on to hope that we will eventually return to a pre-COVID world; hence, we’re recommending that every family take up an insurance plan that’s able to offer extensive coverage and protection.

We know that the news currently surrounding us can be depressingly pessimistic, so we promise we’re not here to give you all doom and gloom. Did you know that there’s a multitude of governmental initiatives –– such as the Jobs Support Scheme, SG United Jobs, and the Resilience and Solidarity Budget –– all aiming to create 10,000 jobs by 2021?

This creation of new job openings means that it is possible to find employment amidst this pandemic; you just need to have faith and keep your options open. If you’ve recently lost your job, or simply looking to make a side income, we’ve got just the thing for you! Here is a compilation of a list of part-time jobs for your consideration.

Part-Time Jobs to Tide You Over COVID-19

Food Delivery Rider

Even though Circuit Breaker measures have left the streets barren, they’ve certainly moved the traffic online. As a Food Delivery Rider, you’re able to enjoy the best of both worlds –– a flexible working schedule coupled with the freedom to choose the mode of transport –– whilst being able to receive a daily salary of $6-$12~!

Join Foodpanda, Grab and Deliveroo and be part of the rewarding community of Food Delivery Riders: our very own local superheroes who never fail to bring a smile to our faces. Fill up the online application now!

Grab Driver

As Food Delivery Orders continue to skyrocket, so does the demand for available Drivers! Grab Singapore is currently opening applications on a first-come-first-serve basis, where riders will be placed and activated depending on their position on the waiting list.

♦ Positions 1-100: approx waiting time of 5 weeks
♦ Positions 101-200: approx waiting time of 10 weeks

What’s good will be worth the wait! Join Grab now to enjoy flexible working schedules and salaries of $20-$28~ hourly. Do note that this is only applicable for Singaporeans with a minimum of 2 years driving experience, and those who hold a valid PDVL/TDVL.

Redmart Warehouse Assistant

Can’t stand the afternoon heat any longer? Want to make a decent wage to pay off your online shopping? If so, look no further than Redmart! Earn up to $1,600-$2,000 monthly as a warehouse assistant, where you assist in packing, handling, and labeling all incoming warehouse stocks. Do be prepared for physical work under 15-degree temperatures, and bring a jacket while you’re at it!

SBS Transit Technician, Traffic Controller, Bus Captain [Limited]

In unprecedented times such as this, it’s best to seek out stable jobs that can provide you with a steady income. At SBS Transit, you’re able to enjoy a plethora of job opportunities, ranging from bus captains to working in cybersecurity –– the possibilities are endless. Do note that no specific skill set is required for this job, and the pay varies from role to role. The positions are limited, so don’t hesitate to sign up now!

Temperature Screening Staff [Temporary]

If there’s one thing I’m sure of amidst this COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that there will never be a scarcity for this role! As a Temperature Screener, your job scope is relatively straightforward: earn up to $8-$16~ hourly, whilst ensuring that the temperatures of the public are taken at public malls, clinics, hospitals, office buildings, etc. However, do bear in mind that this job does require long working hours and being in close proximity to others, so only apply for it if you’ve weighed all the pros and cons.

Admin Coordinator [Temporary]

They say that learning is a life-long journey, and with SkillsFuture, your dream of becoming a lifelong learner is one step closer. As an Admin Coordinator, you’ll be stationed at MOH to handle COVID-19 outbreak operations, which includes managing stakeholders, healthcare operations, and handling external vendors on ambulances, border-health, and quarantine matters.

For this role, you’ll need to be diligent, sharp, and analytical to produce quality reports and reliable statistics –– all characteristics that will help to improve your leadership abilities in the long run! However, do note that this is open to candidates with 1-2 years of admin coordination and project management only. Do apply now and earn up to $2,000-$2,200 a month today!

Part-Time Relief Teacher

There’s nothing quite as rewarding as being a teacher; the feeling of creating and touching young lives is something that can never be recreated. If you have a heart for children, do consider looking out for part-time relief teaching roles that allow you to earn that extra $12-$14 hourly! However, do note that this job is open for candidates who hold a Diploma in Early Childhood or an Early Childhood Educational Certificate only.

For example, the Orange Tree Preschool is currently hiring experienced teachers at their schools, where you’ll engage in singing, storytelling, games, and other fun activities with the children. They’re currently hiring for their Alexandra, Choa Chu Kang, Kaki Bukit, Tiong Bahru, and Yishun outlets.


With that being said, we wish you the best of luck in finding an appropriate job to tide you over COVID-19. We know that life can be overwhelming (especially of late), so do remember to take regular breaks and check on your loved ones once in a while.

Hang in there, and we’ll see the light at the end of the tunnel, soon.

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