At FlexJobs we love finding unique work-from-home jobs. While we have plenty of the more expected remote jobs (administrative, customer service, writing, etc.), we also have a nice collection of surprising work-from-home jobs. Below we’ve compiled a list of 15 jobs you might not expect to be remote. And don’t forget to check out our newest listings for work-from-home jobs in over 50 job categories.
Here are 15 surprising work-from-home jobs currently hiring:
1. SAT Instructor
A part-time SAT instructor is needed to work from their home office a minimum of five hours per week. Duties include providing instruction and tutoring services for test prep programs for exams, including ACT, LSAT, SAT, GRE, MCAT, and GMAT.
2. Therapist – Mental Health Counselor
Working as a freelancer from home on a flexible schedule, an online therapist will provide therapy via an online platform, using texts, audio, and video messaging. Must be licensed within the U.S. and the state in which you live.
3. E-Interior Designer
An online interior design service is seeking a telecommute interior designer to create interior designs and source furnishings/decor for customers. Interior design, sales, and customer service experience is needed.
4. NBA Contributor
An NBA contributor is needed to developing content about the San Antonio Spurs. Will conduct research, monitor industry scores and stats, and generate ideas. This is a work-from-home job.
5. Child Nutrition Program Assistant
This job will involve conducting compliance reviews for institutions that participate in a program that promotes sound nutrition habits among infants, children, and women in their child-bearing years. Regular travel is required, and you’ll work from home when not traveling.
6. Hydroelectric Power Plant Senior Consultant
A definite surprising work-from-home job, a senior consultant is needed to participate in the technical evaluation and review of the overall design, construction, and operational analysis of hydroelectric power generation facilities. There is an option to telecommute.
7. Climate Campaigner
This option-to-telecommute job helps develop and implement a campaign to stop extreme oil expansion. The candidate will develop campaign strategies, act as a spokesperson at events, manage partner relationships, and more.
8. School Psychologist
A remote school psychologist will help students in need that may not otherwise be able to get speech therapy services. You’ll need the ability to use technology, along with a master’s degree and appropriate certification.
9. Bilingual Recruiter
A French/English bilingual recruiter is needed to follow leads via phone, assist managers in an applicant search, conduct sourcing tasks, and more. You’ll work remotely in this short-term freelance job.
10. Senior Medical Director
A remote senior medical director is needed in Dallas, Texas, to manage teams, implement strategy, ensure policy compliance, act as a resource to the multidisciplinary team, and more. You’ll need an MD or DO and board certification.
11. Childcare Coordinator
If you have a love of foreign languages and promoting cultural exchange, this part-time, remote job may be a good fit. You’ll monitor au pair exchanges and maintain regular contact with au pairs, host families, and regional counselors.
12. Editor, Photography
A partially remote editor will manage the creation of product review guides for cameras, camera accessories, scanners, and other imaging products. You’ll need three years’ experience and a passion for the topic.
13. Lead Avatar Artist
A full-time, remote lead avatar artist will design new avatars for social virtual reality. Three or more years’ experience needed with humanoid avatar 3D modeling, animating, and rigging.
14. Personal Nurse Navigator
A work-from-home personal nurse navigator will supply clinical expertise on how to navigate through the healthcare setting, and organize community care and services. An RN license and 4 years’ experience will qualify you for the job.
15. Game Designer
A remote job in Europe or the UK, a game designer will create and design new game concepts for flash and mobile social games. You’ll also make important contributions to design quality, define game specifications, and work with artists and developers.
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