If you are a stay-at-home mom or dad and would like to work remotely you can find a few companies that you can apply to. The first thing you need to figure out is how many hours you want to work and what you would like to do. Once you have made those decisions, now you can narrow down those work-at-home options and start applying.
Part-time work-at-home jobs are great for those with other responsibilities including taking care of small kids at home, being a student, working another part-time job, having a side business or gig, only wanting to work on a temporary or short-term basis, and anything in between.
What’s even better is working for a company that will allow you to choose when and for how long you want to work. This gives you the flexibility to have a good work/life balance that will help you not to get burned out and overextend yourself leaving little to no time for yourself and your family.
I know how demanding it can be to be a parent and try to work from home at the same time. This is exactly why I decided to write this post about some work-at-home jobs that you can do on a part-time basis. Most of these jobs allow for background noise or are non-phone so that you will not have to needlessly worry about having a quiet workspace at home.
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If you can type with speed and accuracy, there may be a career for you in transcription work from home. Lionbridge along with many other companies is seeking people to listen to audio files and type in the text. There are very few requirements that are in high demand and most companies allow you to work a flexible schedule. Lionbridge is one of them. All you need is a computer with fast internet access and the ability to work up to 24 hours a week.
Other Transcription Companies
Online/Social Media Evaluator
There are a few companies that need people who are both on social media and use the internet on a regular basis to search/research as most of us already do. They need people to rate and determine whether the search results are a good match based on certain keywords. This job requires no experience and is easy to perform. It comes with free training, and hourly pay and also allows you to work whenever you want. Here are a few companies that you can try.
Another great choice for stay-at-home moms/dads or those simply looking to work from home part-time managing online communities to ensure that it is a safe place for the members. Most of the jobs come with hourly pay and do not require experience but prefer that you are familiar with online bulletin boards or have been a member of one in the past.
Another option is to use your smartphone to complete simple tasks to earn money recording your voice, taking photos of displays at the store, mall, etc. They also can be completed at your own pace although some tasks do have a deadline.
You will get a text notification on your smartphone and/or email address every time a new task is available. Most tasks that take less than a minute are super easy and pay via PayPal every week.
Download this free app to earn real cash to complete various tasks from your smartphone like taking photos of displays, buying and trying products, ordering online, and so much more. Open worldwide.
Take mobile tests from your smartphone or computer (if you prefer) and get paid $10 for 20 minutes of your time to visit a website or app and speak your thoughts out loud. It is open worldwide and pays through your PayPal account. You will earn $60 for live conversations.
Complete various micro tasks from your smartphone in your spare time. You can make money by testing apps, being a mystery photographer, searching the web for data, proofreading, creating texts, and surveys, and more. Weekly pay through your PayPal account.
Get paid to review calls from your smartphone and sort them on how the call was answered. Pays weekly via PayPal. No experience is required. Open to teens.
Complete mystery shopping missions in various businesses near your area to collect prices, take pictures, and more. Use code QQPD for a bonus when you join.
If you are a pretty fast typer and enjoy doing repetitive work, there are a few companies that you can apply to that has data entry work typing in alpha and numeric characters or both.
This company needs people to type in signatures and registrations in their spare time from home. You will be required to complete a Skype interview to show your id before you can begin working.
You can actually work online completing mystery shops that allow for background noise in various fields gathering information that may include pricing, inventory available, etc.
Yardi Matrix – Apartment mystery shopping
Best Mark – telephone mystery shopping
Call Center QA – telephone mystery shopping
Perception Strategies – healthcare mystery shopping
Work from home conducting interviews with others to gather information. You may be required to read from a script and have strong reading skills, a clear speaking voice, and can type. You will be required to talk to individuals on the phone. One great thing about being a survey interviewer is that you are not required to have any experience and the work is fairly easy.
SSRS – Evening/Weekend Telephone Interviewers (spend time with your kids during the day and work at night and on Saturdays and Sundays).
Get paid to write articles for companies, businesses, and even individuals on specific topics that you have knowledge about or on a variety of interesting subjects. No experience is required for most companies. The more you write the better you will become. Background noise will never be an issue when you write online.
Next Wave @ Home – Pays $12 per hour for writers with weekly pay
Work from home using your English skills to teach students who want to learn your language working your own schedule. This is part-time work with decent hourly pay.
VIPKid Tutors get paid up to $22 per hour teaching online
If you can speak more than one language you can work from home as an interpreter for various companies. Some of these companies may require you to have experience.
More work-at-home jobs for stay-at-home moms.