Introduction to Work Experience Cards 6-8
||There are many different kinds of work experiences that prepare you for the rest of your life. It's never too early to start thinking about the kinds of things you enjoy doing and the skills that you have. Every experience that you've had in your life has taught you something. Your skills, abilities and insight are unique to you and will help you in your future education, jobs, community and family.
Your first experiences were not paid. You helped your family do chores at home and you had school responsibilities. You may have volunteered in the community, at church or in your neighborhood. Here are a few examples of jobs you may have already done:
You may have been paid to do other jobs. Here are some examples:
Both volunteer and paid experiences are very important. You need to start keeping a record of all the experiences you have had. If you have not done any of these kinds of jobs, it's time to start now. Ask your parents and relatives what kinds of jobs you can start doing.
Fill out a work experience card for each job you have had or are now doing. Here is a list of the minimum number of work experience cards you should complete by the end of each grade.