When you are 14, you may need more pocket money to buy what you like. But, how can you earn money? So, you must get a job, not only for money, but also for experience. According to Child Labor, it's not so easy to find a job for age under 16. How to find Jobs for 14 Year Olds? If you'd like, I'll tell you the jobs you can get and how to earn money.
If you are talented in writing, you could be a teen writer. And, you can get paid from magazines or websites. If you are not good at writing, you can practice writing. Write whatever you feel like writing, whether it be teen fiction or anything else. It really does not matter what you write, as long as you're writing.
How to start? You can try to start out writing for your school paper (articles, opinions or short stories). You could also try submitting to local reporters' club anthologies & teen magazines often having a reader submissions section for poems, short stories, etc. These will not be paying jobs, but they might get you noticed. Also, if you are good at basic copywriting & layout, you can get people to pay you to prep their resumes. You've been surprised how many people can not manage that on their own.
How can you get a babysitting job? It is not difficult to get one, just give it some time. Make flyers and put them around your church or community. If you have any daycares around your neighborhood you might want to advertise there. Sittercity.com is a great place where you register and parents looking for babysitters look at your profile and can contact you.
In order to be successful in the babysitting business you need to know the following tips, hints, and tricks.When you're ready to go in the babysitting business, do not be afraid to ask for the child you will be caring for ; Always be prepared. Walk through the house and do a safety check. Close the doors to rooms you do not want the children in. Look for hazards such as matches, hanging electrical cords, medications or other things children can get hurt with or get into trouble with. The most important thing is that keep an eye on the kids, and do not get distracted.
For getting a job as a camp counselor, you can try your local YMCA.They may still have openings for summer counselors or assistants. Otherwise, go to your neighborhood boys and girls club. It helps to have those certifications and some do require CPR.
Although the minimum age requirement for many camp counselor jobs is 16, but if you do not meet the minimum age requirement to become a summer camp counselor, you may have the opportunity to apply for the counselor-in-training program or junior counselor positions.
As a CIT (Counselor in training), you would be working but not get paid. Or even, you have to pay for your work (not all camps). It looks very rare, the camp charges you to work there! However, it's a great way to spend the summer instead of sitting home all day, and you will be paid when you are old enough.
Be a Tutor
If you have a good understanding of one subject, you can find a job as a tutor.Try go to your local youth center. Many youth centers pay tutors for math, English, History and Science in their after-school programs.
If you'd like, ask your counselor at school if they pay tutors for after-school programs at your school.
Also, you can advertise on your own and once you get following the word of mouth referrals will start coming in quickly. You should advertise your offer in places where parents will see the advertisement. The parents are your clients.
More and more supermarkets and grocery have opened up in the past decade. So, they often need many part-time or full time baggers. If you'd like, you can get extra money as a bagger.
Apply to the store or stores you are interested in working at.You can call them, and ask if they need a bagger.Of course, you can also go to store to ask one by one in person.Usually, you will find a job Soon.
Find a lifeguard class in your area. Most life training classes are often offered through the YMCA. If you can not find one, call your local red cross and ask them. If you can not find your local red cross, call a local pool and ask how they go about hiring lifeguards. They may have a private program. If you have a particular place you want to live, call them first to see if they have any special requirements.