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Awesome After-School Jobs

Whether you’re saving up for that iPhone or just want a little spending cash, Kidzworld’s got suggestions for some awesome After-School Jobs. Check them out!

The key to finding a great part-time job is deciding what you’re good at. Do you like working with the public? Are you good with your hands? Do you have any special talents? Think about what kind of work you see yourself doing then send around your resume.

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Babysitting

Babysitting for family or friends is a great way to get some initial job experience. You get paid to play games and have fun. And once the kids are in bed, you have some time to yourself. Best of all, babysitting experience shows your future employers that you’re reliable and mature—no parent would leave their kids with someone they didn’t trust.

Retail + Fast Food

If you’re a people person, the retail industry is for you. You could work at a trendy clothing store or a busy food court. You could even bus tables or work as a host at a restaurant. Retail doesn’t pay very well, but working as a waitress or coffee barista will guarantee some tips to supplement your pay.

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Other Jobs

If you like working outside, think about working in construction, or try your hand at house painting. Sometimes a special skill will qualify you for a unique job. If you’re a great swimmer, get your certification and teach lessons! If you like animals, see if your local shelter is hiring.

Mowing the lawn is a way to make some extra cash and help out around the houseMowing the lawn is a way to make some extra cash and help out around the house

Don’t Forget!

Make sure you can balance your work hours with your homework. School should always be your first priority—you don’t want to be flipping burgers forever! The best jobs require a lot of experience and training. Now is a great time to get a jump start on your career. Good luck!

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Kirsteeeeen
Kirsteeeeen posted in Friends:
I hope you don't mind that I moved this to friends, but I thought it'd be more fitting since your question seems mainly friendship based. :) Do you mind being younger than your classmates? Do you feel it inhibits your school experience? I think you should do what feels best to you, whether that be staying behind because friendship has a big impact, or continuing ahead if you prioritize academic growth. Only you know what's right for you. :p If it's any help, I left high school early and went to college. I was already used to being the youngest in my class so it wasn't a huge jump socially, and I found a lot of friends of all ages. :D With that being said, I do still miss being with people my age but it's too late to go back and I wouldn't trade my experience for the world.
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YassenGregorovich
I'm 13 and will be going on to 9th grade. I skipped kindergarted  :p and 5th grade. So I'm a lot younger then most of my classmates will be. I'm thinking of repeating 8th grade so I will be more of the same age as the other people in my class. But I'm not sure if I should because I got a B+ or A- average in 8th grade. I need some advice on this. Sorry if this is the wrong section for this I just thought general was the right place. Thanks!  :D
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aftershock
aftershock posted in Style:
Thanks all of you guys for your responses. It seems many of you don't share pics to get help from friends when you're choosing. Thats OK. If anyone does want to go on the VIP list to be the first to try the new app then feel free to complete the info form here: http://goo.gl/forms/FOiKWa4DoAQHxtOx1 
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CoolerThanMyself
I'm a 12 year old girl with really strict parents! I do chores( even handling BLEACH sometimes) , I take care of my little brother, I'm in top set for all my classes- even on the gifted and talented register and I've only ever had 1 detention- and that was their fault anyway bc I was late( they drive). But, I'm still NEVER allowed out with my friends! My friends are all in top sets as well, are well behaved and all we literally would do is window shopping. I mean, there are my age smoking shisha and doing #####- they should be lucky I'm not a delinquent! But my parents always say I can't hang out. Not because they're worried about my safety, they just dont want me to go out.! Even sleepovers, my parents always say no because they ' haven't met the parents" but they make NO effort to do so. I'm losing out on knowing my friends better and whilst they're all making best friends, at school I'm just the person in the background- the left out friend. It hurts and most of the time I wish I was fostered or something. How can I make them loosen up? ( don't say anything about sneaking out because I chose life)
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Corps
Corps posted in Style:
Thank You Mate :)
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