Welcome to Swarthmore College Classifieds

Welcome to the Swarthmore College Classifieds, a campus-based source of information about jobs, housing, and miscellaneous items for sale. This site is routinely updated and new advertisements are posted on weekdays.

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Room for rent for 2nd semester next year

I have a room for rent for the 2nd semester next year. This would be perfect for someone going abroad in the fall and returning to Swarthmore for the spring. Room is in a pleasant home very close to campus and the ville. Kitchen, bathroom, laundry, FIOS, air conditioning, street parking all available. Please e-mail to discuss.

Landscaping Service

My new son-in-law has just started a business in Lawn Services. He has several years of experience in the field. His name is Joaquin Tinoco and his company name is Tinoco Landscaping. His services include mulching, leaf removal, gutter cleaning, snow removal, power washing, sodding, mulching, fertilization, weed control, and tree trimming. Because he has a fledgling business, his prices will be most competitive. He can be reached at 610-764-8436. I personally guarantee his workmanship. He is a great person, and I guarantee is workmanship.

Gardener-Landscaper wanted

Gardener-Landscaper needed for property located very close to Swarthmore College. Landscaping, planting, pruning, weeding, mulching and general garden duties for vegetable, fruit and flower gardens. The work schedule is flexible. Pay is based upon experience.

1 BR-1BA 1st floor apt for rent

(1) Apt rent includes heat and water; tenant must pay electricity, gas & phone/internet/cable TV or FIOS.
(2) Apt is within walking distance to SEPTA train station [R2/Wilmington/Newark line] and SEPTA bus stop, is off of Chester Pike and is just minutes from I-95, I-476, PHL Airport and all local bridges to NJ and DEL.
(3) Apt is on 1st floor, has its own private patio with slider doors.
(4) Apt is clean, freshly painted and spacious with ample closet space and breakfast nook.
(5) Apt has laundry on-site in same building.
(6) Apt has dishwasher, range/oven and brand new refrigerator/freezer.
(7) Apt overlooks the swimming pool and has rear views of woods and stream from bedroom.
(8) Apt has individually controlled heat and has air conditioning.
(9) Apt is close to restaurants, schools, grocery stores, retail stores, mall YMCA and library.
(10) Apt is located in Contemporary Village Condominium complex, which effectively combines city living with a suburban setting in Delaware County, PA.

Contemporary Village community amenities include:
• Two (2) outdoor swimming pools
• Tennis court
• Off-street parking
• Cable ready/High speed Internet and FIOS access available
• Professional on-site management
• Interboro School District
• Convenient to public transportation and SEPTA bus and SEPTA Regional Rail Station (Glenolden/R2/Wilmington/Newark)

NO smoking and NO pets.

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Furnished Room & Private Bath

Room for rent : short term visits, summer or semesters in Wallingford home 2 miles from Swarthmore College. Private bathroom for furnished large queen bedroom with computer desk, lots of drawer and closet space. Kitchen & laundry privileges, FIOS, air conditioning, parking. https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2593288?s=D99s

Hall Tree

Hall Tree for sale – 23 in x 8 ‘ with a marble top. Asking $75
Please call 610-304-8397 or email jmcswigg@verizon.net if interested.

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Seeking Babysitter

The Rogers family in Wallingford is seeking an occasional weekend and weekday babysitter for our three children, ages 4 1/2, 2 and 5 months. Hours are flexible and pay is $15-18 an hour (dependent on how many kids would be home).

New Fitbit Flex for Sale

New Fitbit Flex for sale in original packaging – never used. Tracks your activity and sleep. Cost: $85.00 (normally sells for $99.95).

One bedroom carriage house

living room, dining room, kitchen, one bedroom, full bath, private off-street parking, one person, no pets or smokers
$785 includes water

Room(s) for rent for summer and/or academic year

Room(s) for rent in pleasant home very close to campus and the ville for both summer and the academic year. Kitchen, bathroom, laundry, FIOS, air conditioning, street parking all available. Please e-mail or call to discuss.

Center city apartment


I’m moving out of a beautiful 2-bedroom apartment in center city Philadelphia, and the entire apartment will be available for rent starting on May 1.

It’s in a very beautiful area of town, facing Fitler Square. It’s 15 minutes walk to Penn, right by a University bus stop. Perfect for recent swat grad working/going to school at Penn!

Rent is $1600 for the entire apartment, and $800 per room, plus electric and internet.

Please let me know if you’re interested, and I’ll send you more pictures/info!


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Looking for childcare help

I am looking for help with 2 children, ages 1 and 4, on Fridays in the mornings. Hours can be flexible between 9 & 4 but I would like have someone in my home for 4 hours total. During this time I will be home and therefore the pay would be $10/hour. This opportunity may lead to additional sitting hours at other points during the week where I am not present for which the pay would be $14/hour. Please email me at Christyn_r@yahoo.com with any interest and offer experience/references.
Thank you, Christyn


Customer Service Manager/ Bookkeeper

Take charge person / Problem Solver

Ability to multi-task

Extremely detail oriented person

Outstanding organizational skills

Processing invoices and purchase orders

Dealing with vendor discrepancies & other issues

Invoicing clients

Follow up on past due accounts

Working with our financial factor via telephone and computer

Bank reconciliation’s

Strong proficiency in QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions and Microsoft Excel required

Able to create, organize and progressively update files

Proficiency in written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills

Friendly and professional demeanor

Individual will also be offered a sales commission for bringing new clients to the company.

AP Computer Science Tutor for High School Student

Hi, my name is Zoe and I am struggling in my AP Computer Science Class. If you took Ap Comp Sci in high school or know how to code in Java, I need a paid tutor once or maybe even twice a week until the beginning of June to help me out. Please feel free to contact me for details.

Math & History tutor for a 7th grader

We are looking for two knowledgeable & enthusiastic tutors, one in Math and one in History for a motivated 7th grade student coming from Europe, who wants to learn 8th/9th grade Math (Algebra) and deepen his knowledge in ancient & modern world history . One lesson/week starting soon, in Swarthmore area.


3 Bedrs Apt for rent, 1 block from Swarthmore train station

FOR RENT: 139 Rutgers Ave near Swarthmore station 3 bedrooms/1 bath $1800/month, utils incl private roof deck + parking, available 1 April 2015.

Perfectly located on tree-lined street one block from the village library and shops and from Swarthmore train station for an easy commute to Philly. Lovely and quiet neighborhood with a small playground nerby. Hardwood floors throughout. Spacious dining and living rooms full of sunlight through multiple windows, and walk-out entrance to a private roof deck overlooking the front yard. Two large light-filled bedrooms with great built-in closets, a fully renovated bathroom, and a smaller bedroom/utility room with washing machine and dryer hidden in closet. Fully-equipped kitchen with multiple cabinets for extra space, large oven, dishwasher and microwave. High-speed internet access to every room. Parking in the courtyard and utilities (central heating/water) included in rent.

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Wanted: Student Communications Coordinator

The Lang Center is seeking a current student to join our communications team as a Communications Coordinator. Interested? View the job description on our homepage (scroll down the page):
http://www.swarthmore.edu/lang-center-civic-social-responsibility. Note: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 21.

Interested? Contact Jennifer Magee (jmagee1@swarthmore.edu).

Charming Cape May Bungalow

Recently remodeled, charming bungalow available for weekly rental in quiet residential neighborhood in Cape May. Two comfortable bedrooms; Queen sleeper sofa in living room. EI kitchen, d/w, washer/dryer, screened sunporch to enjoy the summer breezes. Off-street parking, fenced yard. Outdoor shower, BBQ and picnic table add to your summer fun. Three tvs, DVD players, room air conditioners. 2015 rates will remain $850 weekly in June/July/August and $750 weekly after Labor Day.

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