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One hundred interesting and profitable summer activities for teenagers in the USA

Summer is just around the corner, which means it's time to think about work. If you are a teenager looking for a summer occupation, or a parent of a teenager who should look for a job for the summer, we offer you a list of 100 summer classes for teenagers, compiled by the resource The Penny Hoarder.

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Teenage work is usually paid at the minimum rate, so you can earn about $ 2-5 thousand per season, depending on what you do and how many hours you work. Below are classes by category - so you will quickly find what is interesting for you.

Babysitting, home, pets and plants

Baby sitting is a typical job for a teenager, but there are other opportunities to earn money by looking after: for example, helping friends or neighbors with children, pets and the whole house!

List of classes:

  1. Help Mother: A good option for the youngest teenagers who have no experience yet. Watch and play with children when the parent is at home and does other things.
  2. Sit with children: Keep an eye on children, including small ones, when their parents are not at home. You need to undergo training in artificial respiration and safety. Both trainings are provided by “Red Cross". If you manage to gain a foothold in the family, this can be a good opportunity to earn a lot of money. After all, in summer, many full-time parents will need help with their children, who, like you, are on vacation!
  3. Watch out for animals: Take care and feed the animals when the owners are away. This "hack-work" can last as one long weekend, and a few weeks or even more.
  4. Walk the dogs: Walk the dogs when the owners work or leave to rest. For this you need to love dogs and be ready to collect their poop!
  5. Look after plants: This is not a very high-paying “hack-work”, but then every dollar in the account! Water the plants while the owners are away. Do not expect to receive $ 10 per hour - most likely, the hostess will offer $ 25 or $ 50 for the entire period of work for such work.
  6. Keep an eye on the house: This is a great job for older teens, perhaps even before entering college. You will be paid to live in the house of the people while they are away. Responsibilities may include watering plants or caring for animals, as well as easy cleaning and repairing, so that owners do not have to remove dust from furniture after returning, and mold from corners.

Potential earnings

As a rule, there is a “market rate” of payment for work on looking after children, houses and animals. That's about $ 10-25 per hour, depending on where you live and what your experience is. Talk to those who are already working, or to several parents in your area, to find out the average rate. Do not be afraid to discuss the desired level of payment, which you, in your opinion, deserve!

How to find such a job

In many cases, people find such a job through word of mouth: for example, a friend of your parents is leaving for a while, and he needs someone to come to feed the cat. Take the initiative! Post your ads, write about your offer in Facebook and make sure your familiar adults are aware that you are ready to work.

Pay your talents in money

If you know how to do something beautiful or useful, consider that you have already found an opportunity to earn extra money.

List of classes:

  1. T-shirt Designer: If you understand art and design and want to transfer the names of your favorite TV characters to T-shirts, you can design and sell T-shirts on sites like District Lines, Spreadshirt, Teespring or Etsy.
  2. Seamstress or tailor: If you can sew and redo clothes, you can monetize this skill. Redo pants to friends and family, or sell original clothes on Etsy or flea markets and fairs.
  3. Doll Designer: The market for designer dolls is very large (you may even have read woman's storywhich reworked dolls Bratzso that they look more natural and without cosmetics). So if you have talent and desire in this area, start making and selling!
  4. Joiner: Make chairs, crafts, canes or other wooden products and sell them on Etsy or in person. Post ads in your area about what you can do and look for orders.
  5. Online comic artist: If you want to create online comics, now is the best time to start. It may take several years before you have an audience willing to pay for books, t-shirts and other goods. But what's stopping you from spending the summer by inventing your own comic books - what if this is your professional way? For example, Emma Capps came up with her own online comic. The chapel chronicles in 14 years. Already in 17 she conducted seminars, and her works were published in recognized almanacs.
  6. Photographer: There are many opportunities to make money by shooting on a camera or mobile phone: sell photos in stock, start your own small business and shoot weddings or children, or sell your photos with iphone.

Potential earnings

For this work, you set the price yourself, but note that people would rather buy a T-shirt for $ 18, and not for $ 45. See how much similar items cost on similar sites. Designer dolls, for example, are easily sold at Etsy for $ 100.

How to find such a job

You are your own employer, so it’s very important here promotion and advertising. Tell your friends and family about your “business”, publish your work on social networks and continue to promote yourself every day.

Write and let you get paid for it.

If you are familiar with works like "Eragon" or "Prostus" (The Duff), you know that there is a demand for teenage authors. In this case, you do not need to immediately write novels in order to receive money for creativity.

List of classes:

  1. Author of articles: There are many markets where teens can receive orders and write articles, essays and other texts for online stores and websites. Check out blogs like teenagers Rookie or on the sites that you read every day, go to the section on the rules for accepting copyright texts. You can even try writing for the blog. The Penny Hoarderwhere this article was published.
  2. Reporter for a local newspaper: If you live in a city or town where a small local newspaper is published, they may take you to work as a junior reporter. This can be both practice and paid work, but you will not know about it until you ask.
  3. Blogger: Popular blogs make money on advertising, selling souvenirs and publishing blog content in the format of books. Start your own blog and grow your audience, or consider writing for money to other blogs. Here is list of seven blogswho are willing to lay out $ 100 and more for an 1 publication. When you communicate with editors, do not emphasize your age - but rather tell me why you are right for them.
  4. Author: Do you have a novel ready for publication? Using type resources New Leaf Literary Tumblr you can find out how to find an agent and offer him your text, or how you can publish your book on Kindle (let your parents help you) and get money from each sale.
  5. Typing operator: If you can quickly decipher an audio recording or someone's handwriting, search the Internet for transcribers. Ask parents to find out if someone needs a typing operator. The author of the material spent one school summer, deciphering handwritten musical notes for a family friend. You will not learn about such a job on job sites!
  6. Corrector: Can you use commas correctly? And quickly calculate incorrectly written words? Look for proofreader companies that hire teenagers, or, again, find an adult who needs to carefully read a large document.

Potential earnings

The level of earnings may be different. For an article or post on someone else's blog, they pay within $ 25-100. For decoding and reading - in the area of ​​the minimum rate (perhaps, plus a few dollars on top), but it depends on your experience and where you work. One of the authors of this blog earned $ 2 thousands by publishing his own book on Amazon.

How to find such a job

Look for conditions for submitting texts and articles to blogs; read publication rules Kindle direct publishing https://www.izakayasushilounge.com Amazon; find out, how to find an agent; Look for a side job as a proofreader or a decoder directly among potential customers.

Cleaning: get ready to scrub

It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it — and get paid for it.

List of classes:

  1. House Cleaner: If you know how to cleverly clean surfaces from dirt, look for job offers as a cleaner in your area or start your own cleaner business.
  2. Housekeeper at the hotel: Have you ever thought about who cleans your room when you live there? If you go to such a robot, then it can be you!
  3. Pool cleaner: This person cleans the trash from the pools so that people can enjoy swimming. Look for companies that hire pool cleaners - you will need to complete studies to learn how to deal with cleaning chemicals.
  4. Car washer: Suggest parents of your friends or other adult friends to wash their cars or ask at the local car wash if they need people.
  5. Cleaner: Washing toilets is not the most exciting thing to do, but they pay for it too, plus you can get a very interesting experience!
  6. Dishwasher: If you like to wash the dishes, go ahead! The author of the article somehow spent half a year in the university cafeteria washing dishes. (Water battles were also.)

Potential earnings

Minimum hourly rate; maybe a few dollars on top.

How to find such a job

Find out how to accept applications in places that interest you - online or in person, and feed accordingly. As is often the case with teenagers, if you know someone from the staff, this will help you a little.

Teaching: on vacation, you are not a student, but a teacher!

Teaching younger children is a typical activity for a teenager for the summer. If you know at least something (play the piano or know arithmetic), there will be opportunities.

List of classes:

  1. Music teacher: If you are in a music school, you can easily give music lessons to the smallest ones: start with scales, intervals, and fun children's songs.
  2. Dance teacher: If you are a talented dancer, learn about the opportunity to teach neighbors children to dance, work as an additional instructor at a local cultural center or as an assistant teacher at a dance school in your area.
  3. Drawing teacher: Put on your drawing shirt and teach the kids how to handle paints and brushes. Or take the clay and sculpt the sculptures!
  4. Tutor: Tutors are always needed, in almost all subjects, from algebra to French.
  5. Speaking English teacher: Help your peers, children, or older people learn English and practice speaking.
  6. Tutor in preparation for SAT/Psat: Could there be a better tutor in preparing for these tests than the person who recently passed them?
  7. Swimming teacher: Help your kids improve their butterfly swimming skills or other styles, or simply overcome the fear of water. As in the case of a nanny, you will need to be trained in primary resuscitation (CPR). Go to the local pool and ask about employment.
  8. Horse riding instructor: You can become a person who instills in children a love for horses for life. If you are suitable for such work, it means that horses have already been dealt with - so ask at the local stables if they have the opportunity to work as an instructor.

Potential earnings

As in the case of child care, there is already an agreed pay rate for such work in your area of ​​residence. You can ask for $ 10-50 per hour, depending on your skills, experience, ability to "sell" yourself and negotiate.

How to find such a job

Some positions (for example, a swimming or riding instructor) require you to apply and be interviewed. Others, such as a teacher of music or drawing, you can create yourself. If you play well on something or thoroughly know a school subject, work on promoting your services among your friends, place flyers where parents often have children, and advertise on social networks that you are ready to teach!

Public performances: become a star, not an asterisk

If you like to play from the stage, you will enjoy these side-by-side ideas.

List of classes:

  1. «Star YouTube": You heard about users YouTubethat appeared out of nowhere and became stars? In 2015, there was a story about an 8-year-old girl who earns $ 127 thousands per month for cooking videos on YouTube. There is no guarantee of repeating her success, but if you like to shoot a video, why not try it?
  2. «Star platform Twitch”: If you like the culture of video games, then why not make money on it? According to Smart Asset, even on the live online broadcast of video games, you can earn good money, if in the process of showing a few commercials.
  3. Member of a musical group: Yes, you can spend the summer gathering a group, writing songs, recording demo tracks and performing hacks. But in order to make money on it, you will need to work a lot, be prepared.
  4. Pianist for events: Can you play soft, unobtrusive jazz for an hour or two in a row? Then offer your services as a pianist at events: exhibitions, tastings, parties. Pick up beautiful music that will create a nice background for an event. The author of the article worked this way in one summer - it is quite real!
  5. Accompanist of the choir: Many choirs, both city and church, need accompanist pianists. This is where your accompanying skills can bring in real money!
  6. Church organist: Many Sunday churches need organists. If you can play the organ, look for job openings in churches - they may need a replacement for a full-time organist while he or she is on vacation.
  7. Actor: In fact is quite real find paid extras in a professional theater, so look good and go for auditions!
  8. Dancer: The same professional theaters sometimes need young dancers, so also ask about this.
  9. Musician in the orchestra: Amateur theaters sometimes hire orchestras for summer musicals, and they will readily pay teenagers to play with them.
  10. Mage: Do you know how to pull a rabbit out of a hat? Know a few tricks? So show focus: pay your talent in cash. On many children's holidays magicians and magicians are needed.
  11. Prince (Princess) at a party: Do you want to play Cinderella, Belle, Gaston or Elsa at a children's birthday party? Look for companies offering themed celebrations in your area and ask for an audition.
  12. Mascot: Become a team mascot, put on a hot dog costume and stand near the restaurant, or get a job of a hero like "Uncle Sam."
  13. Podcast author: You can create your own podcast, record programs and get paid for it. By reference - an article on how to do it..

Potential earnings

It depends on each individual situation, but the cut is something like this:

  • A princess at a party earns $ 40-50 per hour plus tips.
  • A pianist at events can get $ 100 per night plus tips, depending on where you live. Always leave a piano jar on the tip!
  • A talented magician earns $ 150 -500 per hour, so practice!
  • Video authors for YouTube or podcasts earn depending on the popularity of their channel, so get ready to regularly upload a lot of new content and promote it, promote and promote it again.

How to find such a job

To get to some of these positions (heroes, actors, or an orchestra musician), you may need to audition and submit an application. Others (podcaster, member of a musical group or magician) are exclusively your efforts to promote it.

We spend summer on the street: we sunbathe and earn

If you love summer for the opportunity to spend a lot of time on the street, then it is better to spend it so that at the same time also earn. Try one of these jobs.

List Occupation:

  1. Lawn operator: Trim the lawn, weed and weed, and do whatever it takes to make the lawn look well-groomed. You can create your own business here: talk to your family friends, post ads and advertise yourself as the best teenage lawn care service in the city.
  2. Worker in landscape arrangement: This includes maintaining the beauty of lawns, planting bushes and planning gardens. If you want to do this, then you - in a professional landscape company, if you are not a rare teenager, who already enough own experience and knowledge in landscape planning.
  3. Rescuer: Carry a whistle and help children wade in and around water to ensure it is safe for them. CPR and life-saving training is mandatory for this position, as a pool accident can occur at any time.
  4. Corn remover: It means "a man who goes into the field and cuts off her panicles, or sultans, from the flowering corn." This is not an easy job - you will be hot, dirty, and you will be drenched in sweat, but if you work for several weeks, you can earn a financial reward.
  5. Apple Gatherer: Go to the garden and pick apples from the trees. You can also serve donuts and cider to garden visitors.
  6. Worker in agriculture: Cessing corn and picking apples is not the only agricultural work that teens can do. Depending on which crops grow in your area, you may have different opportunities for harvesting. For example, the collection of brown algae!
  7. Construction worker: Look in your area for a job at a construction site where teenagers are hired. Some types of work can be performed only by people older than 18, but there are those who take on workers younger. The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) has a section “Young workers at a construction site»Where you can read more about job opportunities.
  8. Counselor at the camp: You will sing camp songs, teach children how to make crafts and become a hero for them this summer. These posts are usually recorded ahead of time, so if you have already missed the deadline for this summer, plan for the next one.
  9. Spinner Advertising Pointers: You have definitely seen them on the corners of the streets or on YouTubeas they twist and turn signs over. If you want a job, where you can stand on the corner and hang out with a sign all day, look for the job of a tiller of advertising signs in your area and get ready to show everything you can do. Do not want to dance? Look for the work of the pointer holder - this is the same, only without torsion.
  10. Regular newspaper delivery: Another classic work for a teenager. Look at the website of the local newspaper, do they need a truck driver? Please note: for some delivery routes you need to have a car, and for others it is very early to get up.
  11. National Reserve Officer: If you live near the national park, then maybe you already know about their summer job offers. If not, go to the park's website and look in the section on employment, or check the section on job openings for students and students on the website National Park Authorities.
  12. Assistant in the zoo / aquarium: If you have a zoo near you, then there is the opportunity to earn. Zoos often hire teenagers for seasonal work. You can take care of the landscape or hold birthday parties. You are unlikely to be trusted to feed the red pandas, but you will still work among animals and restless fun.
  13. Guide: "To our left is the original foundation of the city hall ...". Look for work for guides in your area, and learn how to walk well backwards.
  14. Amusement park employee: Another classic job for a teenager on vacation. Visit the local amusement park site and apply for a job. You will carry popcorn or help visitors throw soft balls into milk bottles.
  15. Employee at the fair: There are so many opportunities to make money! Dress up in a costume and speak Old English at a medieval fair, or use all your skills to raise and sell an animal at a county or state fair. Work on a machine that bakes cookies, help on the carousel or take tickets at the entrance - the opportunities to earn here are almost endless, even though fairs do not last all summer.
  16. Sports referee / stopwatch / referee: Summer sports leagues need people who help to score, start and stop a chronometer or serve as a referee.

Potential earnings

For such work they pay a little higher than the minimum hourly rate, but it all depends on the employer. A corn debriser, amusement park worker, lifeguard or guide can earn up to $ 10 per hour. According to some reports, they pay up to $ 28 per hour for picking apples.

How to find such a job

Go to the websites of organizations and see what needs to be done. If someone of your friends is already working, ask him or her to help you apply.

Service: Will you be with you or will you eat here?

Whether you like this job or not, this is one of the most common summer activities for teenagers.

List of classes:

  1. Work in a retail network: You will put the goods on the shelves, help buyers choose the product and punch the purchase at the checkout. Employees in retail, as a rule, receive discounts in their own company, so look for work in your favorite stores.
  2. Work in catering: You will prepare food, serve food, serve customers at the checkout counter, carry food and clean. The better the restaurant, the better the tips from the staff, so strive to work in a good place.
  3. Office Secretary: You will answer the phone, redirect them and greet people when they enter the building. The receptionist is usually the first person visitors see in the company, so you will need to prepare and look professional in any situation.
  4. Administrator: You will type documents, take forms, enter numbers into the key system, and perform other tasks for clerks in a small office or in a large one. By the way, administrators are needed not only in tedious offices, but also in salons, for example, SPA, so do not limit your dreams.
  5. Cinema worker: You will accept tickets, sell popcorn, collect popcorn from the floor, and also know by heart all the summer blockbusters.
  6. Worker at the gas station: You will stand behind the cash register or, if you live in New Jersey or Oregon, where drivers are prohibited from pouring fuel themselves, it is even possible to refuel cars.

Potential earnings

Minimum hourly rate or a few dollars more. If you get a waiter in the best restaurant in the city, you will get a good tip.

How to find such a job

* Look for job ads on the sites of institutions or just go to the shops, restaurants, cinemas, gas stations and ask if they have a job for you. If you are asked to fill out a questionnaire, be ready to do it right away - carry with you a social security number (or memorize it), a couple of resumes and a pen.

Yourself boss

If the idea of ​​working for someone else scares you, it's time to think about working for yourself. As an entrepreneur, the opportunities before you are virtually unlimited. Do you want to open a laundry service for young parents? Dating service for high school students? Anything is possible, here are some ideas to get you started.

List of classes:

  1. Personal Assistant: Help busy adults with paperwork, scheduling, shopping, and other activities. Your job is to make life easier for them, so get ready to show how you do it.
  2. Personal Space Organizer: This is practically a job of keeping the house clean, but you don’t have to scrub anything. Help people decide what to leave, what to throw away and how to fold the remaining things. Read about the ConMari method, there are many ideas for inspiration, or create your own system for organizing things in your home space.
  3. Computer repair and support: If you know how to recover data from damaged hard drives, or how to go with Internet Explorer on Firefoxthen here's an idea for a small business.
  4. Mystery shopper: This is not exactly an entrepreneurial activity, since you will be working for a company that is engaged in secret buyers. But this lesson fell into this list, because you decide when and how much to work. A secret shopper goes shopping and checks whether employees carry out the goods properly at the checkout and perform other duties relative to customers. Founder of the resource The penny hoarded Kyle Taylor has extensive experience as a mystery shopper. Here is his instructions for this occupation.
  5. Crowdhandler: If you want to start right away with a large project (an album, a novel or a robot dog), try to raise money for it. Kickstarter. If you do not have 18, you will have to ask your parents to open an account on this service and accept payments for you. First, carefully read the rules so as not to lose the money collected on the project! If you want to make a series of projects smaller - for example, writing and publishing articles - try Patreon. They gladly accept young authors!
  6. Founder of a startup: If you do not like any of the classes in this list, create your own! If you have an idea and you know how to monetize it, start your own startup for the summer and see how much you can earn. Invite your friends to participate, share the work with them - and profit! Think about how well the "founder of a startup" line will look like in your college application.

Potential earnings

Everything depends on you - you are an entrepreneur! This link is an article abouthow to start your freelance business, how much money to take for services and how to take into account such factors as taxes and the cost of materials.

How to find such a job

Entrepreneurs themselves create a job, and then promote it on the market in search of potential customers. Be ready to do marketing for your business or startup, or promotion to Kickstarter.

Earn online: just do not fall for scammers!

You can earn a few dollars online by doing various surveys or creating apps or websites.

List of classes:

  1. Filling polls: If you have a little time, complete a couple of surveys and earn a few dollars. Or, take half a day, for example, 4 hours, and see how many surveys you can complete. Not all sites with surveys accept responses from minors, but some accept. Here withlist of sites where they pay for passing surveys, but list of sites for those who are not yet 18.
  2. Mobile applications for earning: This link is a list of applications., with which you can earn money by playing games or performing tasks on the mobile. You won’t earn much, but it’s still money!
  3. Application Developer: Making money playing games from other people's applications is fun, but creating your own applications and selling them on iTunes App Store or Google Play, you can get even more income.
  4. Website Developer: If you can create websites from scratch, or know how to create a unique and beautiful website using WordPressthen this skill can also bring you profit.
  5. Theme Designer: Many people pay money for exclusive themes on Tumblr. If you know how to create beautiful themes, you can earn money by selling them to other users there. The company has confirmed that it accepts work created by underage designers, but you'll need a parent or guardian's signature on the contract to do so. The more topics you create, the more chances you have to sell and earn some of them.

Potential earnings

If you don’t invest in these classes a lot of time and effort, then you can earn only one trip to the cinema per month. Selling mobile applications is also not a very profitable business, if you do not promote the application. However, creating a mobile application is a good line in a resume or portfolio that can help you get a job as a web developer in the future. For such classes you can earn about $ 25 per hour (professionals get $ 45- $ 75). Earnings on Tumblr Depends on how many people are interested in your topics.

How to find such a job

Subscribe to the newsletter sites that conduct research, and those who are engaged in mobile applications. If you are a developer, you can work for yourself.

Become a reseller and resell items

“Trading intermediation” is to buy a thing and sell it at a profit. Believe it or not, this is a completely legal way to make money.

List of classes:

  1. Resell books: If you are in college and you have textbooks that you can resell, you can make good money on it with the help of websites Bookscouter or Amazon Textbook Buyback. If you do not have textbooks for resale, look for old books in good condition at book stores or garage sales from your neighbors. They can be resold more expensive and make a profit. Under the link - material about, which books you can easily resell, and which ones are best left on the shelf.
  2. Resell toys: Just like with books, resale of toys is cheaper to buy and more expensive to sell on the Internet. If you have your old toys, great. If not, take a walk through garage sales in the area.
  3. Resell clothing: Yes, you can also sell clothes, like books and toys! Read the article on how to do it.and start making money on fashion.
  4. Resell Gift Certificates: You hardly thought about this way of making money, but it exists. Buy gift certificates online at a discount и sell them at face value.
  5. Work at the “flea market”: If you want to sell things personally, and not on the Internet, set yourself a table at the flea market and sell used items, crafts and other wealth. Follow the link for material on how to get the most out of this goodness. Depending on the rules of the flea market, you may need an adult or someone older than 18, but this does not mean that you will be left without profit - it can be divided!
  6. Organize garage sales: Many families would like to spend the summer sale of their "junk" in the backyard, but they are frightened by the idea that all this needs to be organized, sorted, set prices and stand at the table all weekend. Why don't you offer your services to the organizer of such a sale? The link article on how to do it right.

Potential earnings

The aforementioned Kyle Taylor earned about $ 750 a month by selling used books, and your earnings will directly depend on how much you sell and whether you can find great merchandise for resale.

How to find such a job

Find what to resell and sell!

Family business: money remains in the family

Often the first employers of adolescents are their parents, offering little money for doing housework. Below are a few examples of "more adult" works.

List Occupation:

  1. Help in family business: If your family has a family business, and your parents or relatives have not yet approached you with a proposal to work in it, take the initiative and ask if you can be useful.
  2. Prepare food for the family for an extra charge: If you know how to cook, offer your parents a deal: you take on family breakfasts, dinners and lunches for the whole summer (that is, buying groceries, cooking and cleaning after), and they pay you the amount you consider an adequate reward. Be prepared that parents will ask you to agree on a menu so that you do not feed them frozen pizza every night.
  3. Ask parents what they need to do.: As a rule, each parent has a huge list of what needs to be done - cleaning the garage, washing under the refrigerator and other tasks that require time and effort. Tell your parents that you are ready to do it instead of them for a small fee.

Potential earnings

If you work for a family business, then you deserve at least a minimum salary. For irregular work ask for as much as it seems fair to you. Cleaning out the garage is at least $ 100, right?

How to find such a job

Talk to your parents.

Volunteering: Do good, and good will come to you

Not all classes for the summer should be paid. You can become a volunteer and help your community in which you live - and this is also a very good line in the application for admission to college.

List of classes:

  1. Political campaigner: During election races, there is a place to turn around to support political candidates.
  2. Assistant in the museum: Love history, science or art? Become an assistant at a local museum. Sometimes you have to dress up in historical characters and tell fascinating stories to museum visitors.
  3. Intern (trainee): Get to know the world of employment and see if this or that career suits you - go to practice in a local company. If you manage to find paid - well, if not, then work for the credit score for the school or that "work experience".
  4. Volunteer at the library: Libraries often need people to read in children's groups or to volunteer in other formats. Ask the local library what opportunities they have for you.
  5. Volunteer in a nursing home: Read newspapers and maybe a few novels for residents of a nursing home. Ask in your area if they have any such vacancies.
  6. Service Project: If you are interested in building houses, cleaning tracks or working in another structured group that serves your community, join some service project. If you do not find a project that you like, create your own!

Potential earnings

Knowing that you are helping your community, plus a couple of excellent lines on your resume or college application.

Как find such a work

Some volunteer positions are the same contests as paid, with a summary and an interview. For others, such as political campaigns, take anyone who wants to help.

For 18-year-olds: New level! New opportunities!

As soon as you get 18, a whole world of employment will open up to you. Here are a few options that you can try out this summer.

List of classes:

  1. "Mechanical Turk": 18-year-olds can join the service "Mechanical Turk" on Amazonwhere you can perform small simple tasks (for example, to determine the nature of the comment - positive or negative) for the money. Under the link article abouthow to make money on the "Mechanical Turk" to the maximum.
  2. Driver Uber: Once you are 18, you can work with Uber. Working as a Uber driver, you carry people in your own car. Average driver Uber earns $ 19 per hour, according to the company itself, but it depends on where you live. You yourself have to pay for gas.
  3. employee callcenter: There is an opinion that work in a call center is not interesting, but it is a good way to make money. Not all call centers target phone sales. You can get a customer service employee and answer calls from customers.
  4. Employee WWOOF: Want to spend the summer traveling? Sign up to WWOOFWorld Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. In exchange for working on a farm, you will receive food and accommodation. In this work, you will learn more about different regions of the country, or even the world.
  5. Website Tester: Type Companies user Testing they hire people to remotely test websites and write reports about their functionality. You can try too.
  6. Content Creator: Type Companies crowdsource hire people to write short articles, instructions and other content for the Internet. If you can quickly search for information and write texts, you can earn up to $ 750 per week writing texts for websites.
  7. Fan fiction author: You do not need to reach the 18 age to compose fan fiction, but you need to be adults to write for Kindle worldswhere authors get money for fanfic The 100, Gossip Girl и Pretty Little Liars.

Potential earnings

$ 19 per hour as a driver Uber, the minimum hourly rate in a call center, different rates in Mechanical Turk and other work related to web testing or writing content.

How to find such a job

Go online, choose a country in Wooof, or write a fascinating story of how Spencer Hastings goes to a detective dinner and there begins an investigation this murder.

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