The Mesa County Workforce Center says it's been flooded with people looking for work after being laid off.
But even with all the extra workers there's still one part time job struggling to keep perfect attendance.
According to a national group called the Substitute Teaching Division, applications for new substitute teachers are way up across the country.
But officials say there’s a shortage in Mesa County there is a shortage.
All you need to do to be a substitute teacher is have a college degree and pass an assessment test.
Subs can earn $50 to $100 for a day's work.
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