money by renting out your spare bedroom or couch
or floor space to independent travelers.
Set your own rates, post your availability
online and once you get an interested party, you
can decide whether or not to accept. No
fees to sign up.
|Biomat USA / Grifols
donation, rates vary, but generally $25 for
first donation and $40 for 2nd donation.
Located at 8033 S.E. Holgate Boulevard.
Please call (503) 777-5320 for more info.
||Located inside the Lloyd
Center, this company specializes in focus
groups. In the past, we've taken food
taste tests, evaluated public health campaigns
and more. Register by phone or online.
||Check here for
anything and everything part-time gigs and
jobs--pet sitter, errand runner, consumer
opinion panels, baby sitter, laborer, newspaper
delivery and a whole lot more.
||Web-based opinion surveys a
few cents at a time. The earnings add up
and you can redeem your 'earnings' on magazine
subscriptions, airline miles, or vouchers for
retailers such as Blockbuster and FTD.com.
You won't get rich but you may find the rewards
to be worth your time.
agency for films, commercials, events and
corporations. See web site for complete
||The Food Innovation Center
(FIC) regularly holds consumer taste tests on a
variety of products. Volunteers provide
opinions and feedback on a questionnaire.
Compensation is usually $20 for 30 minutes of
'work.' We have participated in the past
and have sampled ice cream sandwiches, apples,
microwave bowls, soup and chips. Get on
the email list and the FIC will email upcoming
|Rent out your car to people in
the area. If it's just sitting in the
garage, its not making you any money, so take a
look at this web site and decide if you'd like
to share your car with others and get paid for
offers opportunities to join a focus group, mock
jury or research panel. If you have had
experience with this company, please email
feedback to us so that we may post your review
Health Sciences University Fertility Program
||Provides information on
becoming a sperm
donator or an egg
donator. Please see web site for
complete program details and requirements.
Check Mystery Shopping
||There's a bunch
out there on the web, and you'll find a lot of
resources on Mystery
Shopping Providers Association.
Years ago we worked with Seattle-based Reality
Check Mystery Shoppers, and our assignments
included McMenamins, Burgerville, Fred Meyer and
Mike's Drive-In. Please note that you will
be considered an independent contractor, which
means you'll have to pay some self-employment
taxes on the amount earned. See web site
for further details and to apply online.
Plasma (formerly ZLB Plasma)
|Located in Gresham and
Hillsboro, donate your plasma and receive up to
$300 per month. Please see web site FAQ
for requirements and for plasma center address
and phone number.
|Use your own recent-model vehicle
and earn money as an independent contractor
driving with Uber. Please see web site for