Find Hourly, Flexible Work in Akron/Canton

Become an Upshifter

Find Hourly, Flexible Work in Akron/Canton, Ohio

Are you looking for hourly jobs in Akron/Canton that fit your schedule? We find the work, and you pick the shifts – with the click of a button. You can choose from a variety of roles, learn new skills, network and you even get paid weekly! Our Upshifters include those already in the workforce, Students, Moms, Entrepreneurs -anyone looking to supplement their income or also find their next full-time or part-time job!

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Becoming an Upshifter

It’s easy to be an Upshifter once you are on but we have a rigorous selection process consisting of an online personality assessment and an in-person meeting before you get started

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1. Apply online

The first step is to complete our personality assessment. Fewer than 12% of those who apply to Upshift are approved to become Upshifters- so congrats to you if you pass! If you pass the assessment, we’ll invite you to come to an in-person onboarding/orientation at our office in Akron. After you complete this session, you will get access to our mobile app and be able to see all the available shifts in Akron/Canton.

2. Pick your Shift

You can choose shifts based on your schedule, skills, and interests. Whether you are looking to work a flexible part-time job a few times a month or find a full-time “Upshift to Hire” job, we are here to help. Once accepted, confirm the shift, and it’s yours. Use the mobile app to clock in and out. Review the company and the company reviews you. Having good reviews gives you more opportunities with better pay.

3. Build your Profile

After you work shifts, you will gain experience in the app and reviews from the businesses that you work for. As you gain experience, reviews, and skills, better opportunities will be available for you!

4. Get Paid

You’ll get paid directly to your bank account or cash card each Friday for the prior week. You can also get paid everyday after you have worked on Upshift for at least two week through our partnership with Earnin!

Explore Flexible, Work Opportunities in Akron and Canton

You can apply for shifts in a variety of industries and find opportunities for flexible work as well as part-time and full-time jobs through Upshift.

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Hotels/Food Service

Banquet Servers, Kitchen Staff, Cook, Bartender, Dishwasher, Crew

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Banquet Servers, Kitchen Staff, Bartender, Dishwasher,Crew, Housekeepers

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Pickers, Packers, Equipment Operators, Janitorial, Customer Service

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Customer Service, Data Entry,Clerical

Frequently Asked Questions

You can complete the personality assessment in under 10 minutes online. We should let you know within 72 hours if you passed the assessment. There can be delays in getting an invitation to onboarding after passing the assessment because we have a waitlist in many cities.

Onboarding takes 30-45 minutes to complete. During onboarding you will fill out all of your tax and employment documents and complete a short orientation before becoming an Upshifter. We also e-verify all Upshifters, so you will need to bring a valid ID with you for this process. You can find a list of valid ID here:

All Upshifters are eligible to enroll in health, dental, and vision benefits after their first payday. You can also apply to receive early/same-day pay from our partner Earnin after receiving two paychecks from Upshift.

Many of the businesses that utilize Upshift require Upshifters to be background checked in order to work for them so we do conduct background checks on Upshifters.

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Areas Served In Akron and Canton

  • Akron
  • Barberton
  • Cuyahoga Falls
  • Green
  • Kent
  • Stow
  • Aurora
  • Brimfield Township
  • Copley Township
  • Coventry Township
  • Hudson
  • Macedonia
  • New Franklin
  • Norton
  • Portage Lakes
  • Springfield Township
  • Streetsboro
  • Tallmadge
  • Twinsburg
  • Bath Township
  • Fairlawn
  • Franklin Township
  • Munroe Falls
  • Northfield Center Township
  • Randolph Township
  • Ravenna Township
  • Richfield Township
  • Rootstown Township
  • Shalersville Township
  • Suffield Township
  • Lakemore
  • Mantua
  • Mogadore
  • Richfield
  • Twinsburg Township
  • Canton
  • Massillon
  • Jackson Township
  • Perry Township
  • Plain Township
  • Alliance
  • North Canton
  • Canton Township
  • Lake Township
  • Lawrence Township
  • Ravenna
  • Sagamore Hills Township
  • Nimishillen Township
  • Beach City
  • Brewster
  • Canal Fulton
  • Carrollton
  • East Canton
  • Greentown
  • Hartville
  • Louisville
  • Malvern
  • Minerva
  • Navarre
  • Perry Heights
  • Uniontown
  • Waynesburg
  • Hiram

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