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I am an 18 yr old college student who is living with a family(not related in anyway though) who has willingly taken me in due to my difficult circumstances. However, they are economically struggling as well, which is why I spend my time helping out their jobs. As I consider writing my resume and applications to several colleges, I am not quite sure how I should describe the "jobs" that I have worked.
One job is a janitorial job. The pay is based on the area cleaned, not the number of workers. The other is a cashier at the family business. Because my "brothers" are still at school during the shifts, I fill in for them.
I have not received money for these and do not plan to.
On college applications, I am asked to list any jobs I've worked, and I want them to count toward my experience, but I did not get paid. My income is 0, so when I'm also asked to report my income, I wonder if it will come off as unusual.
- How should I represent jobs where I did not get paid on applications? Whether college applications, work, etc.