Virtual Assistants provide administrative services to their clients remotely so it’s a great profession to take on if you want to work from home. Projects can range from data entry, answering emails, internet research, writing, transcription, travel bookings, making appointments, social media posts, website maintenance through to whatever tasks the client wants done. The good part is you probably already have all the equipment necessary to set yourself up in business.
The above are dedicated freelance sites, usually you bid for jobs and some sites charge fees. The benefits are the wide range of jobs available and the fact that they take care of payment.
Of course you can set up your own website to attract clients and also have your profile up as a Virtual Assistant on sites such as Linkedin and fiverr to attract clients.
Craigslist and Gumtree can provide opportunities for work at home Virtual Assistant jobs. You can both list your own services in an ad and also respond to advertisements requiring services - all free. Just remember that these sites do not generally offer information on employers or arrange payment so it’s up to you to sort out details and dollars.
Don’t ignore local options either – there are probably a host of small businesses in your area that would love help with various tasks but can’t afford more employees.
Wherever you find them, the best thing about Virtual Assistant jobs is that whether your next employer is in a nearby town, or somewhere across the world, your office will be the same comfortable place: your home.