The teen years are a great time to get job experience and earn money to put towards expenses and/or save for the future. Fortunately, a variety of jobs exist both at bricks and mortar establishments and online. Take a look at these 28 Excellent Jobs for Teens.
Agritourism Worker-Many farms and ranches have added facilities to attract visitors such as animal petting areas, corn mazes, hayrides pumpkin patches, u pick it areas, and more. Workers are needed to man these areas.
Amusement Park Employee-May require standing for long periods of time and, in the summer, work in some pretty warm conditions.
Babysitter-Work with individual families or at a recreational facility, resort, etc…
Car Wash Attendant-These facilities need people to wipe down and detail vehicles and help ensure that things run smoothly.
Catering-When big jobs come along, caterers often needed extra hands to help prepare and serve at events.
Concession Stand Worker-Have a larger sports facility or concert arena near you? You may be needed to work the concessions stands and sell food up and down the aisles. Also, often these facilities hire additional workers to help clean up after big activities.
Department Store Sales Person
Document Runner-If you have reliable transportation, you may be able to work for an architecture, law firm, or other entity taking documents from place to place for companies.
Freelance Writer-A number of publications look for articles from a teen’s perspective. If you love to write and have solid grammar skills, this type of job position may be for you.
Golf Caddy-Get exercise while getting paid to carry golfers clubs from hole-to-hole for them. Be aware this is fairly strenuous work in often hot conditions.
Graphic Designer-Are you good at online graphic design programs such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop or Microsoft Publisher. Pick up freelance work designing ads, logos, and other graphics for businesses and organizations.
Movie Theater Employee-Cashier, Concession Stand Worker, Dishwasher, Server, and Usher positions may be available.
Pet Sitter/Dog Walker/Dog Washer-Care for and help exercise pets. You will be surprised how many people are looking for someone to lend a hand with their furry friends.
Photographer-Media publications, party planners, and entertainment venues are often on the look out for individuals to take quality photos for them.
Plant and Weed Flower Beds
Product Demonstrator/In Store Marketer-Demonstrate how products work and/or offer product samples at stores and area events.
Product Stocker-These jobs often require after hours or weekend work and may be best suited for summertime and holiday work.
Recreation Facility Worker-Bowling Alleys, Roller Skating Rinks, Trampoline Parks, Water Parks, and other entertainment facilities need young, energetic workers to help keep things running smoothly.
Recreational Equipment Rental Associate-Be the person in charge of renting beach chairs/umbrellas, bicycles, golf clubs, paddle boats and more to customers.
Referee-Skilled at a particular sport? Many youth sports leagues are looking for teens to serve as refs.
Sports Coach-Speaking of sports, offer lessons to other people looking to learn. For example, tennis lessons are very popular on weekend days, and weekday late afternoons and evenings. Also, instructors of various sports are often needed at summer camps.
Summer Camp Counselor
Tutor (Online or In Person)
Web Site Developer-Do you have a real knack for computer coding? Website development and website trouble shooting may be right for you. This type of job can bring in clients both locally and online.
Work at a Fast Food or Sit Down Restaurant as a Cashier, Cook, Dish Washer or Waiter or Waitress. Beside getting paid, depending where you work, there may be added employee benefits. For example, did you know that each year Chick-Fil-A provides $1.6 million dollars in scholarship support for its team members to attend the college of their choice?
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