Early to Work

We recognize the importance of starting work early.  Children who start work early:

  • Increase their potential to start earning and saving.
  • Learn the value of money and acquire critical financial skills.
  • Gain insight into a future job and make valuable connections with employers.
  • Have a constructive way to use their free time.
  • Often earn higher grades in school.
  • Learn responsibility and build valuable work skills including both soft and technical skills.
  • Build confidence along with valuable work experience which they can add to their resume.
  • Learn how to balance work and education at the same time.
  • Learn necessary life skills encouraging a healthy transition to adulthood.