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Jobs For 15 Year Olds

Looking for weekend, evening or holiday work to fit around school? It’s never too early to start earning some money! Check out the range of jobs for 15 year olds currently listed on Trade Me Jobs.

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Jobs For 15 Year Olds

If you're a 15-year-old looking to enter the job market in New Zealand, you'll find a range of opportunities that can provide an income, valuable work experience to put on your CV, and a chance to develop essential skills. While there are certain restrictions on the types of jobs you can do at age 15, there are still plenty of job opportunities available to help you get started on your career journey.

One common option for 15-year-olds is to seek employment in the retail and hospitality sectors. Retail stores, supermarkets, and fast-food restaurants often hire young workers for positions such as a sales assistant, cashier, or kitchen hand. These roles offer an opportunity to interact with customers, learn about customer service, and develop valuable communication skills.

Moreover, the agricultural and horticultural industries also provide job opportunities for young workers. Seasonal work on farms, orchards, and vineyards may be available for 15-year-olds, allowing you to gain exposure to outdoor work, agricultural practices, and teamwork in a rural setting.

For those interested in childcare and babysitting, becoming a babysitter or a mother's helper can be a rewarding job option. Many families in New Zealand look for responsible and trustworthy teenagers to help care for their children during evenings or weekends. Babysitting not only allows you to earn some extra income but also provides an opportunity to develop responsibility, time management, and interpersonal skills.

Furthermore, if you have a passion for pets, pet sitting or dog walking can be a fun and enjoyable job opportunity. Many pet owners seek assistance in caring for their furry friends, and offering your services can be a great way to earn money while spending time with animals.

You can also look to explore opportunities in the digital world. If you have strong tech skills, you may find part-time work in computer-related tasks like website design, graphic design, or social media management for small businesses or local organisations.

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