Taking OpenShifts

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OpenShifts appear when your employer creates shifts that you and your coworkers can pick up yourselves. Taking an OpenShift automatically adds the shift to your schedule.

You can also take OpenShifts from your computer or iPhone/iPad.


  • OpenShifts are available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • OpenShifts are available for all qualified and available employees.
  • Managers can choose to offer OpenShifts to specific employees. Only those employees have the option to pick up the shift.
  • The app displays up to 100 shifts for the next 12 weeks.
  • Some OpenShifts may require pick up approval from management. See Bid On OpenShifts.

Take an OpenShift

  1. From the When I Work Scheduling app, tap the Open Shifts Available card on the Dashboard.Dashboard of the Android app
  2. Review the available OpenShifts, then tap the OpenShift that you want to take.
  3. Tap  More button  in the top-right corner of the screen.More options menu called out on the shift details screen
  4. Tap Take Shift to add the shift to your schedule.Take shift callout on the shift details screen
Updated on February 26, 2020

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