Sunday, May 17, 2015

UPDATED: 50 Jobs for Kids Ages 12-17

This is an updated list (12 more added from last year) of jobs for kids between the ages of 12-17. With a little creativity (and a bit of that entrepreneurial spirit) there are many things your students can do to earn extra money.

1. Advertise on Fiverr ( ) where someone could pay $5.00 and up for a service of yours

2. Assist a senior citizen with their chores at home or away from home

3. Babysit

4. Be a clown, magician or other entertainment at a kid’s birthday party

5. Bicycle repair

6. Camp counselor or counselor in training at a day camp or sleep away camp

7. Collect aluminum cans for $$

8. Create anime or cartoon books to sell

9. Distribute advertising flyers on car windshields

10. Dog walker

11. Dog washer

12. Fix computer problems

13. Golf Caddy

14. Have a bake sale

15. House cleaning

16. Iced tea stand

16. Lifeguard

17. Lemonade stand

18. Messenger service

19. Modeling

20. Mow lawns/raking leaves

21. Music teacher

22. Newspaper delivery

23. Office help: filing, sorting, organizing

24. Paint faces at a craft market street fair

25. Pet sitting

26.  Photograph a kid’s birthday party

27. Plant flowers

28. Plant sit

29. Put flyers on cars

30. Restore old photos

31. Run errands for people

32. Shovel snow (this is not just a summer list)

33. Sell bottles water at a Little League game, race or marathon

34. Sell hand-made stuff on Etsy (

35. Sell stuff on eBay

36. Smartphone/Tablet Tutor

37. Start an online business: Bizinate (

38. Stuff envelopes for a company or person

39. Take an online survey and getting paid cash ( )

40. Translate documents etc. (You must be fluent in that language)

41. Tutor young kids

42. TV Remote Control Programmer (for people who need a tech savvy person)

43. Videographer: example: record people practicing golf swings

44. Volunteer at the public library

45. Volunteer for charity work (animal shelter etc.)

46. Wash cars

47. Wash windows

48. Work as an usher at a movie theater

49. Work for a church or other group as a pianist

50. Write an article for Ezine  (


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