10 Surprising Work-From-Home Jobs You Probably Didn’t Know Were a Thing

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It used to be that the only legitimate work from home jobs required involved envelopes and licking stamps — not exactly exciting or great for your taste buds. From MLM companies like LuLaRoe and BeautyCounter to mega corporations like Amazon, nowadays there are a lot more work from home options to choose from.

If you don’t have the money to invest in your own business or are in search of something more specific to your skill set and career background, there are a few unique career options you might not know about. Here are a few of the more surprising telecommute positions available, according to a report by FlexJobs:


Licensed mental health counselor/therapist will provide therapy via an online platform, using texts, audio, and video messaging.

School Psychologist

A telecommute School Psychologist will help students in need that may not otherwise be able to get speech therapy services.

Personal Nurse Navigator

A work from home nurse navigator supplies clinical expertise on how to navigate through the health care setting, and organize community care and services.

Food Safety Auditor

Telecommute position with a full-time schedule. Will be responsible for scheduling, planning, and implementing audit processes in food industry.

E-Interior Designer

Use technical knowledge, photoshop skills, and floor planning software skills to create interior designs and source furnishings/decor for customers. All telecommuting.

NBA Contributor

Contributor for a telecommute job responsible for developing content, conducting research, monitoring industry scores and stats, generating ideas.

Child Nutrition Program Assistant

A telecommute child nutrition program assistant will perform evaluations and monitor compliance.

SAT Instructor

A work from home instructor position providing instruction and tutoring services for test prep programs for exams including ACT, LSAT, SAT, GRE, MCAT, and GMAT.

Climate Campaigner

A climate campaigner for an environmental non-profit will create campaign strategies, recruit support, and support program.

Construction Safety Oversight

Responsible for ensuring safety and health compliance with applicable regulations and standards, and developing and implementing site-specific health and safety plans at various project sites.

Do you have a work from home job in an unusual industry? Share your experience in the comments.


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