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6 Do-Gooder Holiday Jobs That Pay

Here's how to make money and help others at the same time this season

By Catey Hill and MarketWatch

Do good and get paid for it? If you know where to look this holiday season, you can find a job that combines both.

 

To be sure, even when these jobs exist they are often hard to land, says workplace psychologist Michael Woodward, author of The YOU Plan. And getting paid can be a challenge, "as most of them are volunteer," he says.

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Rosemary Haefner, CareerBuilder's vice president of human resources, says that many companies and nonprofits do things like clothing, gift and food drives before the holidays and need people to deliver these goods to recipients. These organizations will likely look for someone with a valid driver's license and their own vehicle.

You can expect to get paid minimum wage, though pay varies widely.

Catey Hill is a reporter for MarketWatch.com covering personal finance and travel.

Catey Hill is MarketWatch's senior content strategist. She writes about how to upgrade your life, and helps readers find great deals on products and services. Follow her on Twitter @CateyHill Read More
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