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Work From Home Job Opportunities

Along with retired persons and stay at home parents, job seekers with disabilities often want to explore work from home job opportunities. Access to transportation, transportation cost, wanting to limit time away from home and travel challenges are just a few of the reasons.

If you're interested in work from home, it's important to be aware that some opportunities are not legitimate. Here are some tips to help you spot scams and resources to help you find a work from home job.

Legitimate Work from Home Job Opportunities

According to Clark, a consumer advocacy organization, and a survey completed by a work from home job board, here are some opportunities worth looking at:

Amazon Flex: Pays you as an independent contractor to deliver packages to Amazon Prime customers. You are responsible for gas, maintenance and any other car expenses.

Chegg Tutors and Tutor.com: These sites allow you to connect online to students in need of tutoring and teaching remotely using your computer.

ConvergysWorkatHome.com: Work at home providing customer care, human resources and accounting services

Employment Options: AbilityLinks partner Employment Options has opportunities for persons receiving SSDI or SSI

Pro Referral: List your professional services in your local area to provide services for others. (owned by Home Depot.)

Sutherland CloudSource: Work from home customer service opportunities.

Sykes.com: Virtual call center provider that uses home-based customer service agents.

Upwork.com: Find clients and freelance jobs offered by small businesses to do IT tasks such as web design, programming, SEO, graphic design and more.

WAHVE.com: Offers home-based contract opportunities for retired insurance industry workers

West.com: Hires work from home agents for customer service and marketing

WorkingSolutions.com: Hires independent contractor work at home agents for sales and customer service.

Companies that Offer Some Level of Telecommuting

Appen

LiveOps

Amazon

TeleTech

VIPKID: Work from home teaching English as a second language

LanguageLine Solutions: Employs professional interpreters

Working Solutions

Kelly Services

Sutherland Global Services

UnitedHealth Group

Hilton Worldwide

Cactus Communications

Xerox

Kaplan

Dell

Intuit

U.S. Department of Agriculture

K12: Online teaching opportunities

Humana

ADP

BroadPath Healthcare Solutions

CyberCoders

Allergan

Want more ideas? These are the eight fastest growing work at home opportunties according to The Penny Hoarder.