If you are seeking a weekend job then before writing your covering letter, take a look at your skills and what you can offer to a company. What you are hoping to do at a weekend will depend on your skills. You may be looking for a position in retail or maybe some restaurant or bar work. Whatever work you are seeking, please ensure that when writing your letter to a potential new employer that you focus on the skills that you can offer to them.
Remember that a cover letter is your chance to sell your skills to an employer so have a good think about what they are looking for an use this during your letter.
To see an example which you can use as a guide, please see the below example. You should amend this example before using it for your job applications.
See also: Speculative Cover Letter Examples
Cover Letter Example for Weekend Job
222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
Application for the role of Weekend job
I would like to apply for the role of Weekend Job (name of role from the advert) which was advertised in the (which publication) and (when).
I have previously worked for (eg: what retail company) as a Sales Assistant and thoroughly enjoy working in a fast retail environment. I feel that I have good customer service skills and that I deal with my customers well, ensuring they have a pleasant shopping experience.
I am available for all hours over the weekend as you would require and would be very pleased to work for your company.
I am organised and thorough, I work well with other people and I am seeking a new challenge whilst I am studying at college.
Please find enclosed my CV which details my experiences and educational qualifications. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.