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What places will hire a 14 year old?

okay so I posted a week ago about where can a 14 year old get a job I'm really desperate for a job now because my mom quite her job and I don't have a dad and I really don't want a babysitting job I'd rather have a real job that pays 10 dollars an hour some people say a skating rink I've tried Dairy Queen but I live in Mississippi and really need a job so bad! anybody got some ideals or no any places that hire young teens?

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You seem to be a great young person Megan 1133. Your mom is lucky to have a very responsible daughter. At 14 you might need a work permit, You can research your states Child Labor Laws, "working permits" for 14 yr olds on Google or Bing. Then I believe grocery stores will hire you with a permit. Here in Florida we hired young teens with permits. That was a few years ago, I'm not sure if they need a permit here now or just parents permission.
I have to say though you need not worry about any of this. There is help out there for you and your mom but it's up to your mom to apply for it. Your job is to be a teenager and enjoy these years making memories with your friends and focusing on school (when it's back in session). You can never get these years back. My son (he was 15 ) and I went through the same thing, no dad, so I had to take on two jobs but we got through it. You may get dental/orthodontic assistance at your local health clinic. Ask mom to help you apply there. Best of luck to you both.

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Not many Im 17 and I still haven't gotten a job and I've applied to more than 6 jobs. You have to be at least 16 to get a "real" job

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Most businesses won't hire you unless your 16, I would try a concession stand at a local ball park or something. I know that's probably not what you were looking for, but that's the only thing that came to mind!

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Just talk to various places and see of they hire 14 year olds. You may need a work permit.

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Try asking a local business

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Park District And After School Matters

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It's wonderful that you want to help your mom, without a dad in the picture. However, don't let this become your burden. Try fast food places (I know, not always a great place to work). Once school starts, you're going to need a work permit to continue since you're under 16. That will dictate when you can work and how many hours. Try grocery stores - I think you can be a bagger at 14. Also remember in this economy, many communities are set up to help families like yours. Check into United Way, Salvation Army and Goodwill to see what job services they offer (for your mom - don't know if they can help you with a job, but never hurts to ask). If your school offers a mentoring program for kids like you, check it out. My son has had a mentor since 7th grade - he graduated from high school last year. Best thing I could have asked for. Good luck to you.

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My mom has money for herself but not for me like I need braces and she can't afford them I need my eyes checked for far off distance she can't afford it if I need my nails filled ( I have fake nails) she can't afford it I really need my own job so I can make my own money sick of having to live without kids with a mom and a dad are so blessed beyond there knowledge wish kids would respect there parents more because I'd do anything for a family I love my mom she works hard
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For the glasses, check out the Lion's Club (ask the school nurse about this). There are businesses in place for kids like you that need glasses and can't afford them. Also ask the nurse about the braces as well. You may not be lucky there; however, plenty of adults get braces they could not afford as children. I was the 2nd child of 5 kids and while we were lucky to have 2 parents, they hated each other and fought all the time. Good luck in your job search.
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