Remote Jobs Hiring in September That May Be Ideal for People With Illnesses or Disabilities


When you live with a chronic illness, disability or mental illness, sometimes the best jobs are ones where you can work remotely. There’s no commuting to the office, dealing with inaccessible buildings and you can stay in a space that’s already adapted to your needs.

Finding a remote job can be difficult. Previously, we compiled a list of 11 companies that hire remote employees. While those companies are known to hire remote employees year-round, we also wanted to companies that have work-from-home positions open this September.

Don’t forget that if you’re interested in a company that’s hiring and they don’t list work-from-home as an option in the job description, try contacting the job poster. You can ask if working virtually may be an option. Now that almost everything has gone digital, many companies are willing to make accommodations for qualified candidates.

Whether you’re looking for a job in social media, teaching, customer service or even as a relationship coach, these employment options may be just what you’re looking for. Some of these jobs also need international applicants. Many are perfect if you’re still entry level, and others are looking for skilled candidates who are further along in their careers. 

Check our remote jobs page each month for a new list of opportunities, and let us know how your job search is going!

1. Alorica

Alorica offers their clients customer service support, healthcare solutions and more. They deliver these services thanks to an army of 100,000 team members globally, according to their website. Their international workforce powers everything from bilingual customer service to IT management and even pharmacy tech. The company advertises they have flexible work hours and bonuses for employees who excel. Health benefits are available to some employees. Work-at-home agents are required to have their own equipment that meets Alorica’s needs, which includes a PC computer, internet and a phone.

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote Alorica Jobs:

In the keyword search box on the left-hand side of the job search page, type in “virtual” to find other available work-from-home opportunities.

2. Sykes

If you have a knack for customer service, Sykes may be the place for you. Work from home customer service representatives can expect a consistent schedule, health benefits and paid training, according to the company’s website. You need to have your own tech equipment, which includes a Windows computer, fast internet, headsets and a landline phone. The hiring process requires an application and an assessment test. If Sykes determines you’re a good candidate, they will find you a potential project to work on. Once they do this, you’ll have a virtual interview before a final decision is made.

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote Sykes Jobs:

Scroll to the bottom of the work from home page. Click on your country (U.S. or Canada) in the red box under where it says “Apply Online Today!”

3. Appen

Check out Appen if you’re looking for flexible work as a contractor helping technology companies grow their audiences. They’re hiring internationally for web search evaluators and social media evaluators, among other positions. Most roles are part-time and you’ll work less than 20 hours a week. Some employees on the job review site Glassdoor did say the work wasn’t always consistent. You can work from anywhere around the world but look for your country when applying. You’ll still be able to work from home, but you must legally live in the country listed on the job you’re applying for.

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote Appen Jobs:

All jobs offered can be performed remotely. Use the filters on the left-hand side of the job search page to find your location or the type of work you’re interested in.

4. Relationship Hero

Is there anything more complicated than a relationship? What do you wear on a first date? How do you respond to that weird text after the third date? You can help people looking for love answer these questions and more as a relationship coach for Relationship Hero. A start-up company, Relationship Hero offers 24/7 advice via phone and online chat for those in sticky romantic situations. It’s not therapy, so you don’t need a psychology degree to apply (though it’s great if you have one). You’ll be able to work as a coach from anywhere in the world, and the website lists the job as full-time with flexible hours.

The Details:

  • Position open right now: Relationship Coach
  • International: Yes
  • Average pay: $13-15/hour
  • Paid training: Unlisted

How To Find Other Remote Relationship Hero Jobs:

Currently, the company is only hiring relationship coaches. You can check back on their careers page for additional opportunities in the future.

5. InVision

Tech company InVision lets users design stunning interactive mock-ups of their products, such as web designs. As a cutting-edge digital company, their approach to their workforce seems equally up-to-date. Most positions listed on their site can be done from home. Full-time employees receive health care benefits and can participate in a 401K plan. Current openings include positions in finance, marketing, engineering, design and customer support. Check the job listings carefully, because you may need to live in a certain timezone to be considered for some opportunities.

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote InVision Jobs:

All InVision jobs are available as remote opportunities, though they may require you live in a certain timezone. You can search all available openings by scrolling down their company page.

6. K12

If you’ve trained as a teacher but heading into a brick-and-mortar school is too difficult, K12 takes education and puts it all online. K12 offers at-home education through their accredited public and private online schools. Like any school, they need certified teachers (by state) for all subjects — math, English, languages, music, art, special education — as well as counselors, advisors and interventionists. Teachers work primarily from home, though they’re expected to travel for occasional in-person events and testing. K12 needs more than just teachers. They have corporate openings for administrators, tech team members, family support team liaisons and even writers. Full-time employees are eligible for medical, vision and dental benefits.

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote K12 Jobs:

On K12’s job page, choose “virtual” in the location drop-down menu. Some positions require travel or that you live in the listed state.

7. American Heart Association

A health-related non-profit that’s close to our heart, the American Heart Association offers some remote opportunities, especially at the director level. Many of their available jobs require that applicants live within the listed geographical territory. Others may be a home-based position that requires travel. Available openings are perfect for those of you with fundraising, development and non-profit experience. Benefits for full-time employees include health insurance, wellness programs, an employee assistance program, retirement and paid time off.

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote American Heart Association Jobs:

On their job search page, type “remote” in the job title/keywords search box. Be sure to check listings carefully, as many require in-person event attendance or travel.

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