9 Ways You Can Earn Income Quarantining Right Now

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COVID-19 has undoubtedly disrupted the job market nationwide and around the globe. If the coronavirus has affected your ability to work, we’re here to help. Here’s 9 ways you can earn income right now. Have more questions about your situation? Email us at csc@barnumfg.com.

Virtual Tutoring

With so many students home from school shutdowns, virtual tutors are in high demand. Platforms such as VIPKid and Qkids pay up to $22/hr with flexible work schedules.

Customer Service

With the absence of “business as usual” for many corporations, more customer service positions might begin to open up to help remedy the influx of questions. These roles are usually remote and flexible.


Granted if your residence isn’t on lockdown, lending a hand in childcare for a family member or friend is an amazing way to help your community while earning extra income.

The Census Bureau

The Census Bureau announced they need half a million temporary workers to carry out their national head count.

Grocery Stores and Food Delivery

The need has never been higher, however there is a heightened risk given some interaction with people is involved. The pros and cons of the health risk to staying home should be weighed out.

Virtual Assistant

Certain individuals in corporate organizations still need help – especially in a total remote environment. These positions check off all the boxes – flexible, remote, and great pay.
Remote Jobs

More employers are hiring remotely even when they might not have before. Search for positions that align with your unique skillset at remote.com.


Short-term, contract work, one-off projects. Companies such as Fiverr and Upwork make it very easy to find new opportunities during these challenging times.

Pet Care

An ideal gig if you love cats or dogs or animals in general. Apps such as Rover make it easy to connect with pet owners in your area in need of a pet care provider. Another beneficial way to support those who may not be able to care for their pets now.

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