Work-From-Home Jobs in Canada

These legitimate work from home jobs in Canada range from jobs in teaching and software development to call centers and translation.

Dotdash

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Writing  Dotdash contracts with experts in many fields who write online content. Choose from the 7 Dotdash verticals based on the kind of content you want to write: The Spruce, Lifewire, ThoughtCo, Verywell, TripSavvy, Investopedia, and The Balance. Pay for these work at home jobs starts with base calculated on a per-article. Compensation increases with page view growth.

Accentus - Transcription​

Medical transcription and coding Ottawa-based company hires medical transcriptionists and medical coders as home-based independent contractors.

Automatic Data Processing (ADP)

Sales, IT, Management, Corporate Global provider of business processing (payroll, talent management, human resource management, benefits administration, and time and attendance) to employers and automotive dealerships offers a significant number of home-based opportunities in many different field. Look for jobs in its company database with "home office" in the location.

Advanis

Call Center, Mystery Shopping. This Canadian market research company, based in Edmonton, Alberta, employs home call center agents (from Canada only) to perform surveys. Bilingual in French or Spanish is an asset. Paid training and a set wage.

AccuTran Global - Transcription​

Ontario-based company hires transcriptionists, transcription reviewers, editors, real-time writers, and scopists to work from home during peak seasons.

Aim-for-A Tutoring

Online teaching/tutoring  Online tutors from anywhere in the world teach subjects such as math, science, and English to students from around the globe using Skype. Teaching experience and a college degree in the subject taught are required.

Art+Logic - Software Developer

Software development company hires home-based contractors and employees throughout North America — without requiring them to relocate. 

Alpine Access/Sykes Enterprise - Call Centers

The company employs work-at-home call center agents in the U.S. and Canada to take inbound customer service and sales calls. Agents are paid an hourly rate, and training is paid. Applicants must pass a background check, but unlike in the U.S., there is no charge to Canadian applicants for this. Bilingual French skills a plus.

Apple At Home Advisors - Call Centers

Apple At Home is a work at home call center program from Apple that is part of the company's AppleCare department. Use the keyword "home" in the company’s job database. It recruits French and English bilingual agents.

American Express

American Express hires travel counselors in remote positions in Canada and allows some of its corporate and sales jobs to be telecommuted. Use "virtual" "telecommute" or "work at home" as keywords to find a job online in its database.

BrainMass - Online Teaching Assistant

Register as an online teaching assistant (master's degree or Ph.D. required) in a subject, then answer questions posted by students. The TA earns a percentage of the fee paid by the questioner and can earn more if the answer is downloaded by other students. Pay (in Canadian dollars) is monthly when teaching assistant has earned at least $50.

Transcom - Call Centers

Employees of this BPO work 35-40 hours a week as work-at-home customer service reps, sales agents and technical support staff. Training is paid. Choose Canada from drop-down menu in jobs database to see if Canadian jobs are available. Hires in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Yukon, and Nunavut.

Convergys - Call Centers

With employees in most U.S. States, Canada, and United Kingdom, Cincinnati-based company employs virtual call center agents to receive incoming calls and provide services, which may include customer service, sales or technical support.

Covance - Clinical Research

This U.S.-based biopharmaceutical development company with research operations in more than 25 countries hires clinical research associates to work remotely (with at least 65 percent travel ) in specific locations in the U.S. Canada and Europe. Used "home-based" in its jobs database.

Creative English Solutions (CES) - Test Writing

Canadian company CES develops practice tests for TOEFL and TOEIC. It hires experienced test writers and voice actors from Canada.

Direct Energy - Call Centers

Canadian energy retailer contracts work-at-home agents to take inbound customer service calls for its furnace, water heater and air conditioning divisions. These agents work part-time, managing account inquiries, sell products and services. Jobs pay an hourly rate with the opportunity for sales bonuses. Jobs are hired through ContractXchange, which charges fees for training courses.

Enterprise Holdings - Call Centers

The company that owns Alamo, Enterprise and National Car Rental recruits home-based reservation agents in Ontario and New Brunswick. Applicants need to live in specific cities in these provinces.

Expert Global Solutions (EGS) - Call Center/Customer Service

Global customer service outsourcing firm offers home-based jobs for French-speaking call center agents based in Montreal.

Fonemed - Nursing

Formed in 1996, Fonemed provides telephone triage services to physician practices, managed-care organizations, third-party administrators, disease management providers, private employers and associations throughout North America.

GE Retail Finance - Call Centers

GE hires as "client services representatives" to review and analyze credit applications and credit bureau information, communicate credit decisions and provide support for customer application issues. Most of GE Financial's call center jobs are office-based but when it is hiring for home-based jobs they will be listed in its jobs database. Bilingual French and Spanish CSRs often needed. Benefits include health, vision and disability.

GlobaLink Translations Ltd. - Translation, Translation Review, Localization

Canadian company assists clients with translation and cultural adaptation needs. Its translation jobs are for both translators and translation reviewers.

Google - Translation Review, Search Evaluator

Hires ad quality raters, who evaluate the accuracy of Google web advertising and communicating the effectiveness of web layouts and information using an online tool. The requirements include a BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience), fluency in a specific language as well as English, an understanding of the culture of the speakers of the specific language, web research and analytical capabilities, high-speed Internet connection and U.S. (or sometimes Canadian) work authorization. Languages include Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Italian, German, and Spanish.

inContact - Sales, Software Development

This company does not actually employ home call center agents, but develops the software for companies that use home call center agents. However, it does have a significant remote workforce in fields such as sales, network operations and software development in the U.S., Canada, and other parts of the world.

Intuit - Software Development, IT, Marketing

Intuit does not hire its TurboTax work-at-home tax advisors in Canada, but it does hire other telecommuting jobs out of Montreal. Use "remote" in its jobs database.

Language Line Services - Interpretation/Translation

Headquartered in Monterrey, Calif., Language Line Services hires telephone interpreters (both as employees and independent contractors) from the U.S., U.K., Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic.

Lionbridge - Interpretation/Translation, Internet research

Global localization company provides interpretation, translation, and localization to business clients as well as "global crowdsourcing solutions for clients with international search engines and online marketing initiatives." Its Internet assessor jobs (similar to Google's ads quality rater).

Manhattan GMAT - Test Prep Tutoring

The company offers tutors “live courses, online courses, and private tutoring students” and pays them $100 an hour for teaching (less during training). The focus of this company which has locations nationwide in the U.S. as well as in Canada, England, and France, is on-site, but there are online jobs as well.

NCR - Project Management

Global business technology company has a virtual team of "professional services partners" in the United States and Canada. The managers in these position direct a team as well as interact with customers. Use "telecommute" in company's jobs database.

PointClickCare - Customer Support, Sales

Cloud-based medical documentation company hires home-based customer support agents with knowledge of this industry.

Salesforce.com - Sales, IT, Marketing

Customer relationship management (CRM) software firm specializing in social, mobile and cloud technologies hires for work-at-home positions across several divisions.

Quicktate or iDictate - Transcription, data entry


The company offers transcription of short audio files, such as voicemails and dictated notes, by hiring work-at-home transcribers. Quicktate pays $.0025USD per word and iDictate, and Quicktates medical transcription work pay $.0050USD per word, via PayPal. Successful Quicktate transcriptionists may receive work from iDictate, which transcribes a wider range of longer documents. Bilingual, particularly Spanish and English, transcribers needed but other languages such as French desired too.

Smarthinking.com - Online Teaching/Tutoring

Online tutors at this Washington, D.C.-based education company may work from anywhere in the world as long as they have reliable Internet access (and a U. S. bank account). They tutor high school and college students in a variety of subjects. Tutors are paid on an hourly basis and work part-time (usually 9-20 hours per week) Master's degree or above preferred. Peak season for hiring is May-August and November-December every year.

SpeakWrite - Data Entry

Hiring home-based typists throughout the United States and Canada to work as independent contractors, SpeakWrite requires a typing speed of 65 WPM.

Staples Canada - Call Centers

Office supply retailer employs work-at-home call center agents (both English- and French-speaking) for work at home jobs based throughout Canada. Choose Canada from the “Location” drop-down menu in its jobs database.

Telelanguage - Interpretation/Translations


Telephonic interpretation company also has openings for bilingual contact center agents. Company hires out of U.S., Canada, India, and Asia.

Tutor.com - Teaching



This online educational service connects students to tutors from computers in their local library, community center, school, after-school program, or from home. To become certified as an online tutor, you must have a degree from or be enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian college, then you must pass a test in your area of specialty and submit a writing sample. The process takes one to three weeks.

U-Haul - Call Centers


Work-at-home call center employees answer general questions and take reservations from customers across the US and Canada. Paid training. Search "work from home" in the company's job database. These are part-time and temporary positions.