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Jobs That Hire 15 Year Olds

Are you 15 and broke? Are you looking for jobs that hire 15 year olds? Jobs that pay you well enough to last the summer? Then this is the article for you. It will give you a list of all the jobs that a 15 year old can take up. Read on for more information...
When you are 15 and you want to buy something, your mom tells you, 'buy it when you start earning' and that's the end of the conversation. Wouldn't it be great if someone actually told us what are the jobs that hire 15 year olds? Jobs which will not be considered as child labor? Well, luckily for you guys, this article provides you with all this information about jobs for teens. These jobs are fun, exciting, safe (if that's what parents are worried about) and you earn a lot (at least something that will last you the whole summer). Interested to know more, then read further about these jobs.

Jobs for 15 Year Olds

There are many jobs out there which hire 15 year olds and if you are worried about these jobs requiring skill, training and experience, then don't. The jobs that hire 15 year olds, need nothing of this sort. All they demand from you is commitment and love for the job. And in return, the payment is also pretty high. So let us now see which places hire 15 year olds.

Babysitting
Love babies? Think that you can manage them and can get along with them very well? Then babysitting is just the job for you. No experience needed, but of course lots of patience required to keep the kid away from mischief and keep them busy. You can ask around your neighborhood and I am sure you will find people who are looking for babysitters for their kids.

Restaurant Jobs
There are many restaurants that hire 15 year olds as waiters. Do not for once think that these are menial tasks and not for you. All jobs should be respected and loved. There are many restaurants that you can try out and the payment here is pretty good.

Camp Leaders
Summers approaching and with that summer camps are opening up. These camps need some efficient and responsible camp leaders like you who can handle the kids and help the organizers with running the camp. Sign up in one of these camps and you can work as the cabin or maybe as an activity counselor and assist in organizing the various activities, guide the campers, maintain decorum in the cabin and during mealtimes etc. You can also work as support staff in the camp.

Product Promoters
Use your creativity in encouraging a person to buy a particular as a product promoter. There are many companies who hire 15 year olds as product promoters in order to introduce their new products to the mass. All you have to know is how to talk to people and how to use your imagination to encourage them to buy the product. You can also work as a demonstrator whose job is almost the same as that of a product promoter. These are some good jobs that hire 15 year olds.

Theater Jobs
There are many theaters who hire 15 year olds as cashiers or maybe popcorn sellers or ushers and they pay a good amount. The only skills that are required here are mainly excellent customer service skills which means that you have to know how to deal with all types of customers. One also needs to be able to meet deadlines and also carry out their responsibilities properly. You can attend school in the morning and then in the evening you can work at the theater.

List of Jobs That Hire 15 Year Olds

Given below are some other jobs that hire 15 year olds. There are some online jobs for 15 year olds which you can try out too. Let us see what are the other options that you have.
  • Sports jobs like caddy or lifeguards
  • Tourist guides
  • Grocery stores as cashiers or packers etc
  • Newspaper delivery
  • Old age homes
  • Packing and moving companies
  • Car washing
  • Mechanics
So now you have the list of jobs that hire 15 year olds, jobs that are safe and also that pays a lot. These jobs also do not require any skill or experience and I am sure that you are going to love it.
By Ratnashri Dutta
Published: 10/20/2010
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