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A virtual assistant is very much like a “cyber secretary.” You never know what you may be doing and exactly what you do will depend on the client/company you work for. Some things may include customer service, social media, writing, data entry, or even research. Need more information on what a virtual assistant actually does from home? Read this post with more information first.
The following is a list of 21 companies that hire remote virtual assistants. Please be advised the companies on this list may or may not be hiring at this time.
- 99 Dollar Social – This company hires remote VA’s to update social media accounts for their clients. Pay will vary, but is on average around $12 hourly.
- Aspire Lifestyles – Read Review – Formerly known as VIP Desk. Hires work at home brand ambassadors and concierges. Pay ranges from $8.50 an hour to $12 an hour.
- Clara Labs – Read Review – Work at home as an email scheduling assistant for Clara Labs. Not always hiring. Position is not always open.
- Contemporary Virtual Assistance – Read Review – Occasionally has openings for virtual assistants. You must be available to work during normal business hours.
- EA Help – Read Review – This company prefers you have a bachelor’s degree and preferably at least five year’s past experience.
- Execusist – Hires remote VA’s on occasion to work as employees, not independent contractors.
- Fancy Hands – Read Review – Tasks range from $1 to $5 each to start and go up from there.
- GabbyVille – They hire home-based virtual receptionists. However, the job info is not pasted on their home page. If you are interested in working for them, you can send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
- Life Bushido – Read Review – $10 per hour. Work between 5 and 20 hours per week.
- NS Virtual Services – This is a Canadian company occasionally on the lookout for virtual assistants.
- Office 88 – Choose from four specialties including web designer, graphic designer, secretary, proofreader.
- OkayRelax – Read Review – Must have a bachelor’s degree in something to qualify to work at home as a VA for this company.
- Paragon Planners – Read Review – Handle scheduling and other tasks for clients in the financial wholesaling industry.
- Red Butler – Read Review – Handle a variety of different virtual tasks for Red Butler’s clients. Work 10-30 hours per week.
- Team Delegate – You can do virtual assisting for this company as an independent contractor. Some of your duties once hired may involve calendar management, arranging travel, creating PowerPoint presentations, and taking meeting minutes.
- Time Etc. – Read Review – US and UK only. Pays virtual assistants hourly for their work. The exact rate of pay will vary depending on your prior experience, but the range is $11 to $16 hourly.
- VA Sumo – Hires remote personal assistants to help clients with a variety of tasks, including writing, transcription, graphic design, social media, and more. Details for applying are in lower right-hand corner of Va Sumo’s homepage.
- Vicky Virtual – US only. Work from home as a virtual receptionist for Vicky Virtual. Pays $9.25 hourly.
- Virtual Office VA Staffing – Read Review – Real estate calling. No sales, just gathering information.
- Worldwide 101 – Read Review – Hires virtual assistants to work from home. They appear to hire in the UK as well as the US.
- You can also browse Indeed.com for the latest virtual assisting job leads
Virtual Assisting eCourse
- 30 Days or Less to Virtual Assistant Success – Get step-by-step advice on how to start your own VA business, what to charge clients, services you can offer, where to find clients, and access to a private Facebook group with other VAs that you can use for ongoing support. Highly recommended if you’d prefer to start your own virtual assistant business, which will be more lucrative in the long-run than working for any of the companies listed above.
Useful Resource Sites for VA’s
- VA Networking – Offers several resources for virtual assistants as well as free training.
- Virtual Office Temps – Has a job board for VA’s and additionally offers basic certification.
- Virtual Assistant Hub – A website created to provide virtual assistant tools, ideas, best practices, products, services and other resources to everyone involved in the virtual assistant industry.
Articles We’ve Posted About Virtual Assisting
- What Does a Virtual Assistant Do?
- Where to Find Clients As a Virtual Assistant?
- What Services Can You Offer as a Virtual Assistant?
- How Much Should a Virtual Assistant Charge For Services?
- 5 Companies That Hire Beginner Virtual Assistants
E-books About Virtual Assisting
- 21 Days to a VA Biz – written by one of our writers, Leisa Good.
- The Bootstrap VA: The Go-Getter’s Guide to Becoming a Virtual Assistant, Getting and Keeping Clients, and More!
- Virtual Assistant – The Series: Become a Highly Successful, Sought After VA