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Part Time Jobs for Teenagers


When you become a teenager, you reach the age of responsibility and financial independence. You may want to earn money so that you can buy the clothes that you like or get music by your favorite artists. You may want to go out with your friends on Friday night and pay for the meal or the movie. If you are thinking of your future, you might also want to start putting money in a savings account for college or a new car. Performing various jobs can help you get the cash for whatever it is that you need. The following is a list of part-time jobs for teens. Each position is something that you will be able to do to make extra money.

1. Lawn Mowing

Lawn mowing is an excellent summer job for a teen who does not mind putting in hard work. If you like to get a good workout, this might be the job for you. Many people in the neighborhood will not feel like mowing the lawn. The best way to get started is to knock on their doors and ask if they need help.

2. Newspaper Delivery

Even with the internet being as popular as it is, people still love reading an old-fashioned newspaper. A delivery person is someone who brings the newspapers to the customer’s front door. Companies will hire walking or driving delivery people. The part time hours are very early in the morning, but the pay is decent.

3. Babysitter

A babysitter is a great part time job for teenagers. The parents may use a babysitter for work or a night on the town alone. Most people have either hourly or per day rates and they pay in cash. Babysitting is a very good job for teenagers because the hours are flexible and almost everyone in the neighborhood will need a babysitter at some point. All you have to do is offer your services and someone will accept them.

4. Lifeguard

A lifeguard is someone who watches other people swim. This person also protects the swimmers if anything happens. This job can be worked on a part time basis. However, you must have training in CPR and first aid to meet the hiring criteria. You might have to save someone's life one day, so it is important that you understand how to do such.

5. Grocery Store Bagger

Grocery stores are always looking for teenagers to serve as cashiers and baggers. Most grocery stores will want you to work during the school year after school as a weekend job.

There are many more jobs available for teens. The most important thing for you as the job seeker is to pay attention to your interests and desires. Find something that you really love to do. Your job should consist of an activity that makes you excited to go back and do it again every day.

6. Family Business

This job often works best when you own your own business. You can have your teenagers help with filing papers, mailing letters and other office work. In addition, you can work around the school schedule with flexibility; it's also a great weekend job for kids during the school year.

7. Fast Food Server

Many teens can find starter positions in fast food restaurants based on the minimum age to work in each state. These establishments will usually hire people who do not have any experience. To work well in this position, you have to love working with people at a fast pace. Most fast food restaurants expect the servers to be very quick and work well under pressure.

8. Dog Walker

Dogs need to get out for exercise all year long, so dogwalking is a great job for teenagers. Make sure that you feel comfortable with the pet before you take the animal for a walk the first time. in addition to dog walking, you can also offer to pet sit for the animals while the owners are away on vacation.

9. Pet Sitter

While this is often a great starter job for young children, it is also a very flexible job for a busy teenager. The responsibilities typically include stopping by a neighbor's house to feed an animal a few times per day while the owner's are away. In addition, they can also offer to bring in the newspaper or mail and water any houseplants.

10. Working Retail

Are you considering working a retail job to earn extra money? One of the greatest benefits of working in retail is the employee discounts. Many companies are very generous with the discounts they give their employees. Retail companies may hire kids as young as the age of 14. Retail companies are always hiring, especially in the summer, and often offer part time work schedules.
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