Opportunities are out there. If traditional summer jobs like retail and restaurant work aren't your child's style, use these ideas to help them find their perfect fit.

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Some of the classic summer jobs for teens like babysitting and yard maintenance are still worthwhile jobs and very much in need.

But maybe your teen is great with a camera and can sell things on eBay or Facebook marketplace for local families. Perhaps they can do a regular grocery pick up for someone in need or set up social media accounts for a small business.

Their flexible time and ease with technology are incredible resources that plenty of people are willing to pay for. Use the ideas and resource links in this guide to help them start their own business, work with friends, or create a whole new venture. A very profitable summer is up for grabs.