Whether you’re juggling going back to school and working full time or just putting the kids in school so that you can start a job, being a working mom can be hard, and at times overwhelming.
In today’s world, there are many grandparents who are raising their grandchildren as well. Which means that you might be out looking for a job when you’re over 60, but still have responsibilities as a “working mom.” Finding the right job as a parent/grandparent can be tough.
In this blog, you’ll find a few of the jobs that are said to be best suited for busy moms.
One of the best jobs for any parent with kids in school is the one where you can work from home. If you enjoy writing, then this might be the perfect job for you. As a web writer, you’d be writing content for website owners. The sky’s the limit here, as you might be writing articles, blogs, reviews or any other number of items for different websites. This is perfect for parents with kids in school as the hours are usually flexible and you can do it from home. Where else can you wear comfortable shoes for women or even no shoes at all and still get work done? The pay for this type of work varies. The more experience you have, the more money you’ll make.
Call Center/Customer Service Representative
A call center representative deals with customer service issues and complaints for various companies. You either are dealing with problems, answering questions or trying to sell a company’s product. It’s possible to work out of a call center or work from home for a call center in many cases. There are a few qualities that you need to be an effective call center agent. You should like people and have great patience and problem-solving skills. This job gives a lot of flexibility to employees, especially those who work from home. The pay ranges anywhere from $22,000 to $55,000 annually, according to the number of hours worked.
If you’re into healthy eating yourself and know a lot about healthy food, then becoming a dietitian could be a great career for you. While you need to earn a bachelor’s degree to become a dietitian, it’s worth it in the end to be able to do something you love. You can be self-employed as a dietitian and make your own hours, work in the healthcare field or even get on at a local school, which will help with the kids as well since you’ll be working when they’re in school and home when they aren’t. You can expect to make from $38,000 to $84,000 annually, according to the state you live in and the job you get.
Ridesharing or Delivery Driver
Ridesharing and delivery driving have become extremely popular over the last few years. It’s perfect for parents who have kids in school because you can make your schedule around theirs. You can expect to make from $19,000 to $40,000 yearly, according to how often you drive and the company you work for. You have to have access to a car that is in reasonable condition and apply online with a valid license and proof of insurance to land this job.
These are just a few of the best jobs out there for moms, grandmothers, or even dads and granddads that are looking to work while the little ones are in school. Some are easy to land and others require a bit more effort, but all will bring in money while giving you flexibility at the same time.