Summer Timeline

You will spend your time marketing, recruiting, doing estimates and supervising production.

Summer Timeline

You will spend your time marketing, recruiting, doing estimates and supervising production.

Summer Timeline

You will spend your time marketing, recruiting, doing estimates and supervising production. The Owner / Operator role is not to paint but to manage the success of the overall business. In fact, an Operator painting is detrimental to his or her business.

Busy Day

A day at the busiest time of the summer:

7:00 wake up
7:30 paint store visit for daily supplies
8:30 visit crew #1, drop off supplies, set goals
9:30 visit crew #2, help painting technique
10:30 commercial market
11:30 paperwork, return calls, call DM
12:00 lunch
12:30 commercial estimate
2:00 collect cheque at Smith job, referrals
2:30 interview potential painter
3:30 visit crew #1, evaluate progress
4:30 visit crew 2, clean up, pickup cheque, referrals, reference letter
5:30 job site area market with crew
6:30 residential estimate
8:00 call clients, setup appointments
9:00 call crew chiefs, plan crew moves, determine supplies needed, plan tomorrow

Payroll and Services

Every two weeks you meet with your DM, hand in your payroll and have a Business Planning Meeting.

  • depositing client cheques into account
  • detailing your painters payments
  • planning the next two weeks on-line

A week later you receive your painters’ cheques, a financial statement and your profit cheque (the average person cashes their first profit cheque after four weeks of production or about $10,000 level of production).

All employee payrolls, taxes and book keeping services are contracted out. Student Works provides a phone answering service, arranges liability insurance coverage and workers’ compensation coverage.

Student Works provides a Three Year Guarantee to all of your clients once the job is completed

Training Timeline

Our training is a compilation of years of experience and begins in January.

PreSeason Timeline

The effort you put into your weekends now lays the foundation for your summer success.

Summer Timeline

You will spend your time marketing, recruiting, doing estimates and supervising production.

Starting Your Own Business is a Stroke of Genius

Be A Business Leader

Student Works is in the business of creating leaders by recruiting, training and coaching the best students across Canada

Studentworks Painting has created many successful Canadian business leaders while providing summer employment for students

Previous Operators Speak

Most Influential, Learning Opportunities in MY Lifetime

Student Works taught me curiosity and to always look for the positive. I learned how to overcome doubt, build self confidence, and manage my time.

Alec, Victoria

Follow The Systems

I learned to follow the systems. I wish I would have followed more. Being organized is a HUGE bonus. Your painters can make you, or break you. DMs have a super weird amount of knowledge that you wouldn’t even think they’d know.

Katlin, Kamloops

Better Leader, Friend, Boss

This experience has taught me how to be a better leader, friend, boss, and human being