Side Hustles: Remote, Part-Time, Side Gig; Job Ideas During Economic Crash.
Updated: Feb 26
Working remotely became a trend during covid and now it is a necessity with the economic crash. Whether you are in need of a remote job, a side hustle, working on your Ramsey Baby Steps, or want to do something different; there are so many options for income. First ask yourself these questions, "What are your passions? What are your talents? What are your hobbies? How can you monetize those?" You can start making money doing what you love! Here are some creative and brilliant side hustles to spark your imagination!
Babysitting for a friend during the day or for Date Night or even for those that work nights. - check your state regulations first! Some require licenses.
Next door app
Local Facebook groups
Caregiving for the elderly at an independent living facility. Helping with dishes, ironing, emptying the trash, and other general housekeeping tasks.
Bookkeeping - learn Quickbooks to help others
Physician Billing after taking classes at a local tech school
Walk Your Neighbor's Dogs
Pet-Sitting on Rover.com
Poop Picker-Uper (Pet Waste Removal Technician)- charge per dog and an extra fee for a large yard. The average price is $17-23/week with a 15 min job per week on-site once on a regular schedule.
Clean people's city trash cans using owners' water hose.
Sell Baked Goods - Check your state regulations first
Find popular items on Facebook Market Place, yard sales, Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc. then clean up and flip them for profit. Track all expenses, mileage, and how much the items sold for the end-of-year taxes. Use Poshmark or Mercari for things worth more than $10. Use Ebay, Facebook, and in-person opportunities to sell.
Make and sell cute crocket stuffed animals or other cute things
Sell Freeze Dried Candy
Make and sell custom cutlery
Sell Seeds in solo cups - grow indoors under a plant light, and increase the price as the plant grows. Grow some veggies and herbs to help your grocery bill and sell excess produce. Libraries and local groups have seed swaps where you can get a nice variety and sell your excess seeds from last season.
Offer Custom Sewing
Shiftsmart.com Chat Only, Phone Only, or Phone and Chat, Call Center feel, or Paper Shuffler. Minimum of 5 hours a week with shifts that work for you.
Amazon Customer Service - remote jobs
Life Insurance Agent
Renting out Bounce Houses for parties - include liability waiver for all customers
Uhaul has remote part-time positions
Member Services for Insurance and Medicaid Companies
1800Contacts has remote jobs
Unarmed Security at events such as sports and concerts
Run Errands for lawyers, businesses, salons, etc.
Apple Home Advisor is a remote job
Wash people's or company's laundry, fold and dry, and get paid $1.25 per pound.
Popular App: Sudshare
Bartender for Weddings
Server at local Restaurants
Sell kids' toys, clothes, books, and anything else around the house you don't use anymore.
Run trivia weekly at local restaurants and Music Bingo at a local Winery. Use the subscription Quiz Runners ($60/mo) for trivia and subscription Bingo Baker for making bingo cards and Spotify for making playlists.
United Health Care has remote jobs
Aetna/CVS Health has remote jobs
Become a Financial Educator
Tutoring online or in-person
House Cleaner, Church Cleaner, Commercial Cleaner, AirBnB House Cleaner - advertise on the Nextdoor Neighborhood App
Evening desk jobs at tanning salons, and fitness studios
Childcare worker for Church MOPS, and gyms.
Optavia Health Coach
Dog Grooming - apprenticeship industry
Discover has remote jobs
Repair and Clean Residential Gas Grills
Doordash, Uber Eats, Amazon Flex, Walmart Spark, instacart
Front Desk help at a hotel
Gardening or Landscaping Services in someone else's yard
Host paint-and-sip events on Facebook for paid members
Notary Loan Signing Agent
Remote Online Notary
Home Depot has remote jobs
Omni Interactions has remote jobs
Cashier at local retail stores
Honey Bee Removal
Seasonal Tree Farming, working for greenhouses, or detasseling corn
Bag Drop or Beverage Cart at higher-end golf courses
Consulting Business - know someone that could use your services at a reduced rate? Help them and do an awesome job then ask for referrals.
Mix Sound Board Operator for local bands at sports pubs on the weekends
Design, manufacture and sell unique electronic devices.
Sell e-books on Amazon and Kindle
Provide a washing business for horse trailers, trucks, propane tanks, fences, etc
Get Cash Back using these apps: Rakuten, BYBE, retail me not, upside, fetch, ibott, receipt hot, etc.
This is an amazing resource for side hustles to earn extra cash! If you have done something that is or is not on this list, let us know! I love the creativity and the imagination people have!
Find a Need - Fill a Need.