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BecomeX is a personal empowerment program for teens and young adult women (16-26 years old) which strengthens self-awareness and self-love while building career competence and essential life skills through interactive experience.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
"High school juniors and seniors provide elementary student Littles with one-on-one time and attention." Enter your zip code on the volunteer page, and you'll be connected with a Big Brothers Big Sisters staff person.

Do Something
"Do Something is an organization that helps you get involved in your community."

Free Geek: Volunteer
"Whether you want to volunteer here to learn new skills, perform community service, get credit for school, or just support the cause(s), we have room for you!" FreeGeek's mission: "Helping the needy get nerdy since the beginning of the 3rd millennium."

Sea Scout Ship City of Roses
"This is the homepage for Sea Scout Ship CITY OF ROSES. It is of interest to high school age people. It's fun, it can also lead to career choices in the military or marine related fields."

Special Olympics
"Support Special Olympics via general programming or at a specific event."

Volunteer Match
Enter your zip code and find volunteer opportunities within five miles of where you live.

Learn about jobs and careers

BLS Career Information
Find careers you might like based on your favorite subjects in school.

Guide to the Business of Babysitting
Learn how to be a great babysitter.

Intern Queen: Internships
Find out about internships all over the country, plus get tips on being a great intern from the "Intern Queen."

Job Corps
"Job Corps...helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money and take control of their lives." Click "Regions and States" to find information about local offices.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
See how much demand there is for the jobs you're interested in. Find out about the education & training you need.

Find a paying job
Search for part-time and hourly jobs by zip code. Lots of ads, so watch where you click.

"A home for teens looking for a job and for employers who hire them."

Youth Employment Institute
Job readiness training and supervised work experiences, plus computer training, GED prep, and more.

Your rights at work

Health Information for Teen Workers
Your rights and responsibilities as a teen worker. Also, learn the most common ways teens are injured at work.

Youth at Work
More on your rights and responsibilities at work, from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.