8 Ways To Make More Money Right Now

If you splurged over the Christmas and New Year celebrations, you are not alone. Not by a longshot. From buying gifts for just about every family member to splashing out on shots of Sambuca for the entire table, it’s the time of the year where we just can’t help ourselves.

January has arrived meaning its back to reality, and we could all use a few extra euros in our back pocket. For that reason alone, the JobAlert.ie team have scampered the interwebs in search of finding you more money! Here are 8 ways that you can create extra income for yourself right now!

1. NO-H2O

No-H2O  have developed the worlds 1st On Demand Car Wash App. Recently described by Newstalk as “The Uber of Car Washing” the company is taking the age old industry of washing cars with water and soap and flipping it on its head! They use no water and bring the car wash to their customers.

If you are looking to earn additional income or want a flexible position and to work for an exciting new company that’s rapidly expanding then this role could be for you.

The Role:

No-H2O are currently recruiting for car wash operators to join their expanding team. You will travel between locations as their App provides car wash and valet jobs all over the city and delivers these jobs directly from the customer to their operators’ phones.


– You need to be self-motivated

– Have a full driving license.

– Visa to work in Ireland

– Have your own transport/car. This is a “must have” for this role.

– Have a desire to work for yourself and to work where you want and when you want

Salary: €250.00 to €750.00 /week

Required licence or certification:

Full drivers licence and have your own car.

Get set up herehttp://www.noh2o.ie/franchise.

2. Airbnb

If you have a spare room in your home or perhaps you are planning a trip away, it’s time to cash in with Airbnb.

What’s required? Log on to their website, create your listing and provide details of your space, the number of guests you can accommodate along with adding photos. Airbnb have a pricing tool that will recommend you competitive rates; however, you will have the final say on what to charge.

Guests staying at your home are charged before arrival and you are paid automatically after check-in, minus a 3% service fee. You can be paid via PayPal, direct deposit, or international money wire, amongst other ways.

Peace of mind

If there is an accident, your property is covered up to 1 million dollars. The same goes for liability claims. If a guest is hurt while staying at your property, you will be covered up to a million dollars. If that doesn’t give your peace of mind, Airbnb travellers must submit a profile photo and verify their phone & email. Hosts can also require a government ID. Guests and hosts each publish reviews after check out keeping everyone accountable and respectful. For more information and to sign up, visit here: https://www.airbnb.ie/host/homes.


3. ‘On-Demand’ Cleaning

If you fancy cleaning in your spare time to earn some extra cash, there are two companies currently in Ireland who are looking for ‘On-Demand’ cleaners.

The first company is Helpling. Helpling is an online platform connecting customers with independent domestic cleaners. They are currently hiring cleaners in Ireland and are offering up to €11 per hour to all registered cleaners!

What’s required to get started? It’s a straightforward process – visit Helpling’s website to register online and detail the region you wish to work. Once you have completed the registration, you just wait for the call to work and off you go. Helpling also offers complete flexibility with regards to working hours. You decide when you want to work.

Please note – Currently there are only opportunities available in Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare, Meath and Cork.  Apply through this link – https://www.helpling.ie/apply.

An alternative to Helpling is Cleanless.ie which offers similar cleaning opportunities and offer payments starting from €11 per hour depending on type of cleaning and your experience

. Check them out here https://cleanless.ie/WorkWithUs.

4. Work as a Freelancer

With the power of the internet, there are really no limits to making money as a freelancer – even if you are just a beginner. The freelance marketplace online offers you the opportunity to earn extra cash in a number of ways such as:

  • Content writing/blog writing/essay writing/research writing
  • Design – logo, websites, graphic design, photoshop, CSS
  • Data entry – Excel, virtual assistant, data processing

The above are just to name a few. There are thousands of freelance opportunities available to you. Check out the top 20 freelance websites here https://skillcrush.com/2015/11/19/25-top-sites-for-finding-freelance-jobs/.

For more assistance check out this nifty article on how to earn money freelancing as a beginner – https://skillcrush.com/2016/02/02/earn-more-money-freelancing-for-beginners/.

5. Pet Sitting

Are you an animal lover? Then pet sitting might just be your true calling. Pet Sitters Ireland are currently hiring for part-time pet sitters nationwide.  In addition to keeping the home/premises safe and secure of the client, the role of a pet sitter is to manage the usual care routine of an animal while the pet owner is away from home for one day/night or more.

The expected salary per week is between €100 – €250. What’s better than working with humans? Working with dogs of course! So stop wasting time and get your application in here – https://petsittersireland.com/contact-us/vacancies/.

6. Teach English Online

If you want to work from home then teaching English online could be a great way to make some money!

The requirements vary from company to company as does the pay. Some want a college degree, others don’t mind if you don’t have one. Also, sometimes the work will be done online while other times it’s via phone and/or webcam. Here is a list of companies that are looking for English teachers right now – https://theworkathomewife.com/teach-english-online/. We would also recommend browsing around on Google to find the most attractive package for teaching English online.

7. Self-employed Taxi Driver

Mytaxi and Lynk are currently hiring self-employed taxi drivers

Work part-time, or do shift work. Work it your way and start earning extra cash whenever it suits you. The great thing is – all you need to begin the process is a valid driver’s licence.

Register with both companies online now –

Mytaxi: https://ie.mytaxi.com/spsvtest

Lynk: http://www.lynk.ie/lynk-pro/

8. Deliveroo

Checklist – Do you have the following?

  • A motor vehicle/Scooter/Motorbike/ Bicycle with the necessary safety equipment
  • A smartphone – iPhone – 4S and above or Android – 4.3 and above (Unfortunately for us old school folk, the Nokia 3210 won’t cut it this time)
  • Proof of your right to work in Ireland

If you answered yes to all of the above then Deliveroo wants to hear from you.

Deliveroo is one of Ireland’s most popular food delivery options and they are hiring across the entire country. Once you have been signed up, provided them with the region you wish to work, it’s show time. Deliveroo will contact you with delivery orders in your designated area. It will be your job to collect food deliveries from takeaway restaurants in your area and deliver them to customers.

The Perks

  • You will be self-employed, meaning you choose the hours you want to work
  • Deliveroo state on their website that you can earn up to €120
  • You get to keep 100% percent of your tips
  • For referring a friend you will receive €250

Get started now! It only takes five minutes – https://deliveroo.ie/apply

Now it’s time for you to pull old Betsy out of the garden shed, dust her off and away you go!


So there you have it folks. The only thing left to do now is to go out there and start earning. We are all in this together so if you know of any other on-demand opportunities to earn some extra money please share them in the comments section.

Now if you don’t mind, I have a cold pizza to deliver…

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