Out of school! While some high school graduates look forward to the summer before heading off to college, others are anxious to start working and making some money.
While we usually think of jobs in malls and fast food joints, there are a variety of work-at-home opportunities and work-at-home jobs for teens and young adults. Working from home offers several benefits besides earning a paycheck. Many opportunities offer a lot of flexibility for those who still want to enjoy warm weather and friends. That flexibility can allow them to take these jobs with them to college, and even earn some college credit.
Chloe and Isabel
I’m a big fan of direct sales for both responsible teens and adults. Since it’s commission-based pay, you’ll learn the importance of hard work and customer service. And with a similar business model, your investment and risk is low.
Chloe & Isabel is a company that offers trendy, affordable jewelry. I love this opportunity for teens because it appeals to a wide audience Your market isn’t limited to Broken Teens. You can sell online or in person.
Chloe & Isabel also offers a college merchandiser program called GEM, if you plan to attend college in the fall.
Starting a home business can teach teenagers many important skills that they may not learn in a traditional work environment. In addition to general money and time management, they also learn important communication and sales skills that come from building relationships with individual clients and customers.
Becoming a VA does not require a degree or, in many cases, any special training. Some online business owners and bloggers looking for affordable help prefer to teach their assistants how to do things. Like the site fancy hands Also hire online VAs to complete small tasks.
If you have writing, social media, or WordPress skills, reach out to small local businesses, bloggers, or online business owners who offer your skills. Design skills are always in demand.
I recently saw several job listings for social media and blogging interns. I would not recommend working for free unless the experience counts as college credit. Always ask about salary for intern positions if it is not clearly stated in the job description. Once you have the skills, you will be able to attract additional clients easily.
Gamers from all walks of life are in demand and many are working online. For example, when you can pay $.25 per word Writing an article for polygons. I also regularly see calls for customer service representatives at FlexJobs And Sutherland.
I earned a really good paycheck in high school as a telemarketer. It’s not a dream job, but it pays decently and there are plenty of work-at-home jobs in this industry. In most cases you must be 18 years of age or older and have some customer service experience. You also need a quiet work environment and high speed internet. Check out this huge list of home customer service jobs for opportunities. If you graduated early, or still have some school left, U-Haul hires under 16s.
Many teenagers today are creating amazing things. Whether it’s jewelry, original t-shirt designs or custom wall prints, get out there and sell it. Set up a table at local outdoor vendor events and flea markets. Get your stuff listed on Etsy.
As a young seller you may have an advantage. I have to admit that I have a soft spot for young entrepreneurs. Many others, too!
There are organizations across the United States that help connect teen tutors with those in need of their services. There are also many opportunities to get out on your own locally or offer your services online.
I have seen numerous requests for tutors Care.com. You can also apply with Cambly.
If you have excellent typing and listening skills, you’ll be happy to know that there are many companies that hire transcribers without prior experience. You’ll be paid by the audio hour, so the faster and more accurately you complete assignments, the more you’ll get paid.
GMR transcription And Tigerfish Two companies that hire newbies.