7 Work-from-Home Job Opportunities You Can Apply for This August

An open laptop on a fluffy white blanket on the floor
An open laptop on a fluffy white blanket on the floor

Can you believe it’s already August? Where has the time even gone? July was an important month for the chronically ill and disabled community.

On July 10, we celebrated Chronic Disease Day, bringing together state and city governments, national patient advocacy groups and local communities to share actionable resources and support the chronic disease community. You might see a familiar face in the campaign!

This past weekend, on July 26, we also celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Despite all that we have accomplished in the past 30 years, the national unemployment rate for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities is more than double that of non-disabled individuals.

I think it’s time that the chronically ill and disabled community gets their fair shot at work. We must continue to support remote and non-traditional workplace plans that include those with disabilities and chronic illnesses. It’s up to businesses to be actively inclusive by providing job opportunities for individuals in the chronic illness and disability communities.

Related:​ Download The Mighty app to connect in real time with people who can relate to what you’re going through.

It’s also up to people like me to keep pushing change among employers. For those of you who are new here, my name is Hannah and I’m the founder of Chronically Capable, a platform that connects people with chronic illnesses and disabilities to flexible remote work opportunities. I started this business because I, like many of you, live with chronic illness, and I know how hard it can be to find employers who will accommodate your needs.

I’m still working hard to make sure there are enough meaningful remote work opportunities on Chronically Capable. On that note, I’d love to share seven available remote work opportunities available this August.

At Close, you’ll be a part of building the sales communication platform of the future. They are a 100% globally distributed team of 40 high-performing, happy people who are dedicated to building a product our customers love. At Close, work/life harmony is an important part of the organization — they believe you bring your best to work when you practice self-care (whatever that looks like for you). They offer generous health care packages, 401k matching, seven weeks paid time off, and more.

Related:​ What We Miss Out on When We Give Unsolicited Health Advice

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote Close Jobs:

Visit Close’s employer page on Chronically Capable to view any open roles.

Are you passionate about sustainable food options? Food Revolution Network (FRN) aims to empower individuals, build community and transform food systems to support healthy people and a healthy planet. FRN is a fully remote team, with team members in multiple North American time zones. Permanent full-time employees also receive paid time off, wellness time off, comprehensive insurance plans, opportunities for bonuses, and more!

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote Food Revolution Network Jobs:

Visit FRN’s careers page to view its (flexible) open positions.

If creating diverse teams is important to you, meet Crescendo, an all-in-one professional platform for maximizing team potential. Crescendo is fully remote, with members spread across Toronto, Montreal and New York. The company believes the best ideas come from happy people, so it offers a flexible and inclusive working environment. As a member of the Crescendo team, you will have access to top mentors and learning opportunities, and work on products that will change the business world for the better.

Related:​ 7 Silver Linings to the Restricted Life of Chronic Illness

The Details:

  • Position open right now: Director of Sales, and more

  • Location/s: Remote in U.S. or Canada

How To Find Other Remote Crescendo Jobs:

To view more openings, visit their employer profile on Chronically Capable.

As a writer, it can be difficult to find ongoing gigs to sustain your work. Wordvice is an international English editing firm that is seeking academic professionals with experience in areas of research writing and publishing. Work from wherever you please, and have ongoing opportunities to keep harnessing your professional writing skills. While these are contract roles, Wordvice offers competitive pay per article.

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote Wordvice Jobs:

Visit the company’s careers page for current openings.

Deel knows the ins and outs of remote work so well that they built a tool to support remote teams. It is a fast-growing startup based out of San Francisco with team members located across the globe. The company likes to surround itself with people who are “warm and creative, move quickly, enjoy building things, and can reason and debate without animosity.” Pretty cool, huh? This is the perfect opportunity to join a high-growth, flexible startup!

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote Deel Jobs:

Visit Deel’s career page to explore a variety of remote opportunities.

Are you highly organized? How about a good problem solver? If so, there’s a unique opportunity to join Dan Martell (father, serial entrepreneur, investor) and his team of remote superstars. The team loves unique and diverse backgrounds, making this a perfect role for my chronically ill fam. Hint: You must sneak the word ‘Mountain’ somewhere into your application to be considered!

The Details:

How To Find Other Dan Martell Jobs:

Keep up to date with its website, social media and remote.co listings.

Postmates is transforming the way goods move around cities by enabling anyone to have anything delivered on-demand. Postmates is an inclusive employer on Chronically Capable and offers comprehensive health care benefits, wellness equity and more. If you’re able, working as a delivery courier offers the ultimate flex. But the company also has corporate jobs available as well.

The Details:

How To Find Other Remote Postmates Jobs:

Visit Postmates’ careers page and explore an opportunity that works best for you.

Want to learn more about Chronically Capable? Sign up and see what other job opportunities are available through its website.

 Are you an employer with available remote opportunities for qualified candidates? Contact [email protected] to have your listing posted in an upcoming edition of our monthly remote jobs roundup.

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