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10 great freelance work from home jobs you can apply for today

Durban – As a freelancer, you can set your own working hours, choose who you work with, and set your own professional boundaries.

You can work wherever you want, without depending on an office or even your home.

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Here are 10 freelance jobs you can apply for:

1. Freelance podcast transcription specialist (Afrikaans)

Company: Welocalize

Duration: One month


In this freelance job, you will proofread and edit content in your local market across a variety of topics.

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Fluency in native-level Afrikaans.

Have an up-to-date understanding of the culture/context in South Africa.

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Start date: end of May.

Apply here.

2. Freelance work from home for an English teacher

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Company: EF English Live


Conduct 20-45 minute conversations with a group and private lessons with adult learners.

Provide after-class reports to all students, detailing their progress and ongoing recommendations for improvement.


South African residency.

You must be a C2 level English speaker, with a neutral accent.

Completed baccalaureate or qualification equivalent to level 7 of the CNC (compulsory).

TEFL teaching qualifications.

Apply here.

3. Freelance React Developer

Company: Toptal


Develop new features for users using React.js.

Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code.

Build reusable components and front-end libraries for future use.


More than three years of experience in software development.

Strong command of JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model.

Thorough understanding of React.js and its fundamentals.

Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux).

Familiarity with new EcmaScript specifications.

Apply here.

4. Freelance Transcriber

Company: Inkserv (Pty) Ltd

R540 per hour


Advanced word processing skills.

Ability to work independently.

Written communication skills (advanced).

Good command of the English language.

Ability to perform basic internet research.

Ability to meet strict deadlines.

Apply here.

5. Independent Customer Service Representative (German and English)

Company: United Call Centers Kft

R120 per hour


Incoming and outgoing customer service tasks: answering incoming calls and written messages by e-mail, chatting in German and English in a timely manner and making cold calls.


Language skills of at least C1 in German and C1 in English.

One year of call center/service experience in a similar role.

Apply here.

6. Freelance IT Recruiter

Company: Tych Business Solutions


Conduct screening and shortlisting of candidates.

Assessment of candidates’ knowledge.

Qualify or reject candidates based on resume reviews.


Three to five years of experience in a field related to IT or human resources.

Apply here.

7. Freelance graphic designer

Company: IQbusiness

Duration: four months


Use design software to create high quality, innovative and attractive designs.

Create marketing materials for IQbusiness including brochures, reports, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

Work closely with the Brand Manager to ensure deliverables are produced efficiently and quickly as per business needs.


Five to nine years of graphic design experience, preferably in a corporate environment.

Degree/Diploma in Graphic Design.

Apply here.

8. Freelance Content Editor

Company: The Content Station


Write basic content for learning English based on specific briefs.

Adapt printed content to digital activities.

Review learning content created by others for relevance, quality and accuracy.


3+ years of experience in educational content development, editing, proofreading, e-learning or publishing.

Apply here.

9. Freelance Content Writer

Company: Writeforme


Conduct research on industry-related topics.

Write well-organized informative content and proofread articles before submitting them.


Proven work experience as a content writer, writer or editor.

Apply here.

10. Freelance translator in Tsonga

Company: TransPerfect


Translation, proofreading and post-editing of automatic translation of documents (mainly medical specialization, life sciences) from English into Tsonga.


Native level of Tsonga and English.

Apply here.

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