The 12 Best Odd Job Apps to Earn Extra Cash

When people think of gig economy apps, a few big names typically come to mind: Uber for driving, DoorDash for delivery and Upwork for creative and admin services, just to name a few. 

But these aren’t the only ways to leverage the gig economy. There are short-term, freelance and on-demand work opportunities available for handymen, movers, cooks, caretakers, painters and those with many other skill sets. 

Here’s a rundown of some of the best gig economy apps for odd jobs. 

TaskRabbit

1

TaskRabbit is one of the largest platforms on the web for finding and getting paid for handyperson and chore-type gigs. Some common jobs on the platform include: 1. Cleaning 2. Furniture assembly 3. Moving heavy objects

Fiverr

2

Fiverr is a freelance marketplace where you can offer a variety of productized services. The platform caters to freelancers doing odd jobs in creative fields such as graphics and audio.

Pared

3

Pared is an app that connects chefs, dishwashers, line cooks, waiters and other food service professionals with short-term work at restaurants, bars and cafes that are short-staffed.

Thumbtack

4

Thumbtack has odd jobs that don’t require many qualifications, such as helping people move. However, much of the work available is professional services — everything from plumbing to tax preparation to wedding photography and more.

Jobble

5

Jobble helps you find all sorts of odd jobs, as well as part-time and full-time jobs if you’re ever interested. That said, most of the opportunities on Jobble are temporary gigs, such as seasonal and event-based jobs.

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