Companies that Hire Virtual Assistants

Virtual Assistant Companies

With so many people starting their own business, and with a great deal of those people working out of their own homes, the need for virtual assistants (VAs) is definitely on the rise. People need VAs to help them answer e-mails, make phone calls, schedule meetings, create presentations, etc. But, there is also a need for VAs who specialize in social media. This could be you, if you already possess the skills to be a VA.

Please note that not all of these companies offer virtual assistant jobs all the time. It’s a good idea to bookmark the sites and keep checking back with them.

Virtual Assistant Companies

  • Assistant Match
  • Fancy Hands
  • Life Bushido
  • Office 88: They also hire for graphic designers and translators/proofreaders.
  • TimeEtc: I worked as a contractor for this company. Loved it! Starting pay is $11 per hour, paid monthly via PayPal.
  • WorldWide101 (Read Review): They often are hiring. Pay starts at $15 per hour, but may vary.
  • 99 Dollar Social: If you like social media, this company is one to take a look at. They hire VAs to update social media accounts for their clients. Pay varies, but averages about $12 per hour.
  • Aspire Lifestyles: Formerly known as VIP Desk. Hires work at home brand ambassadors and concierges. Pay ranges from $8.50 an hour to $12 an hour.
  • Contemporary Virtual Assistance: Sometimes has openings for VAs. You must be available to work during normal business hours.
  • EA Help:  This company prefers you have a bachelor’s degree and preferably at least five years of experience.
  • GabbyVille: Great company for anyone who has worked as a receptionist. Note that they do not post their job information on their website. If you are interested in working for them, you can send a cover letter and resume to career@gabbyville.com.
  • Paragon Planners: They hire VAs to perform scheduling and other tasks for clients in the financial wholesaling industry.
  • Red Butler: General VA work. Work 10-30 hours per week.
  • Team Delegate: General VA work.
  • VA Sumo: Hires VAs/personal assistants to help clients with a variety of tasks. Details for applying are in lower right-hand corner of the company’s homepage.
  • Vicky Virtual: Only hires VAs in the United States. Pays $9.25 hourly.
  • Virtual Office VA Staffing: Only hires in the United States. Pay is weekly and starts at $9 per hour for actual work completed.

Here are freelance sites with VA jobs:

Useful Websites with Resources for VAs (forums, training, and sometimes jobs):

Here are some titles on Amazon.com that may help you with starting your own virtual assistant business, and find more virtual assistant work:

  1. A Virtual Assistant’s Quick Start Guide (How I Did It All From My Closet)
  2. The Bootstrap VA: The Go-Getter’s Guide to Becoming a Virtual Assistant, Getting and Keeping Clients, and More!
  3. 30 Day Setting up as a Virtual Assistant Challenge: without breaking the bank
  4. The 2-Second Commute: Join the Exploding Ranks of Freelance Virtual Assistants

And, don’t miss my post with valuable training programs for VAs: Want to Be a Virtual Assistant? Take These 3 Courses. Now.