Many 12-year-olds are at a point where they want to earn pocket money. This is where student jobs come into play; they are an excellent opportunity to learn work ethic while making some money on the side.
Since child labor laws prevent 12-year-olds from working for employers, they can’t work traditional jobs like cashiers and fast-food workers.
However, most preteens have other options to earn money, like helping a neighbor or a family member.
Here are the best options for 12-year-olds based on criteria like safety, fun, and flexibility.