Summer is just around the corner and soon the kids will be home. You will have to make some time to spend with them but what kind of online job can you do while they are home for the summer?
For stay-at-home moms, if you need to make money but also need the flexibility to hang out with the kids you will need to find a flexible online summer job and there are lots of jobs that you can do remotely to earn money.
Here’s a list of just a few flexible online summer jobs you can do as a stay at home mom for the summer. I’m sure there is one that you have the skills and experience to do/
Become a Virtual Assistant
If you’ve previously worked in an office environment, then you definitely have transferable skills for this job.
As a Virtual Assistant, you’ll assist business owners with a number of tasks. From data entry, scheduling appointments, taking calls, handling social media, drafting and replying to emails, and any other task requested.
You can easily offer your services on platforms like Upwork, or apply to companies like Boldly or Belay that are always recruiting highly-skilled virtual assistants.
The great thing about freelancing is that it covers a wide range of services and is flexible enough for stay-at-home moms.
As an online freelancer, you can offer to do proofreading and editing, content writing, web design, graphic design, transcription, and even food photography. You get to choose your own hours and how much work you want to take on.
You can find these types of jobs on freelancer sites or join relevant Facebook Groups to offer your freelancing services.
Online Customer Service Representative
If you have a computer, reliable internet connection, a headset, a quiet place to work and quality communication skills this job is for you.
Many well-known companies are hiring remote customer service staff such as Amazon, Apple, and American Express. If you have previous customer service experience that will put you at an advantage.
Providing a transcription service is a very flexible job for stay at home moms to earn money online. You can choose how much work to take on and the faster you can type the more you can earn.
Although there are AI transcription apps, a transcriber is still a lot more accurate so many companies rely on the services of professional transcribers.
Companies such as Rev, Go Transcript and TranscibeMe are always on the lookout for new recruits. With companies like Rev you might even end up doing captioning for popular TV shows.
If you have a talent for teaching why not try online tutoring. There are many companies that hire tutors to teach both adults and children of non-English speaking countries English online.
You don’t necessarily have to have a teaching degree as step by-step lesson plans are provided. You can sign up to companies like Cambly if you do not have a teaching degree.
If you’re a qualified teacher you can choose to tutor in more specialized subjects such as Maths and Science.
There are many parents looking to give their kids extra lessons in subjects that they may not be strong in and an online tutor might be their best option.
You can sign up to companies like TutorMe and Tutor.com to offer a one-to-one online tutoring service.
For stay at home moms that are self-motivated, determined and have professional knowledge about personal development this is a great flexible option.
Your job would be to meet individuals online and help them to create strategies to work towards their goals. Areas you could focus on include business, time management, and health.
Social Media Manager
You’e probably a social media expert and don’t even realize it.
I’m sure you’ve spent a lot of time updating Facebook stories, adding pictures and reels to Instagram and posting videos of you and your kids doing the latest TikTok dance. But did you know that there are people out there that will pay you to do all this for them?
Small business owners will pay you to take care of their social media accounts if you are able to add consistent and engaging content.
Companies like the ModSquad have social media online job opportunities and you can be located anywhere.
You can also offer your services in any number of Facebook Groups especially if you have a particular passion for a certain niche.
Graphic design is a very lucrative and flexible job for moms. You can create logos, posters, packaging, and other marketing materials. It’s also fun and a great way to exercise your creativeness.
Offer your services on freelancing sites or offer your skills in Facebook Groups that would require graphic design services.
Final Thoughts on Online Summer Jobs for Stay at Home Moms
Making sure that you find balance to spend time with family, especially during the summer months, and also be able to earn money as a stay-at-home mom can sometimes seem difficult.
With the options provided above, I hope that you will be able to find a flexible online job that suits your skillsset.