TaskRabbit.com is a website and smart phone app that offers people the opportunity to earn money by becoming a “TaskRabbit.” A TaskRabbit is like working as a freelance, offering the services you know how to do to anyone who needs them. Members of the website post tasks that they would like a TaskRabbit to do for them, a video on their website gives an example of a very busy women who had a knee injury who enlisted the help of TaskRabbits to do shopping, house cleaning and other delivers to her home. As I explored the website, the variety of paid tasks was even more diverse than you might expect, including assisting with research projects, data entry, administrative tasks, vacation planning, etc. Many of these tasks can be done from home. You can explore different paid tasks that you could do as a TaskRabbit in New York City here.
TaskTabbit.com assures all of its members that hiring a TaskRabbit is safe and reliable. In order to become a TaskRabibit, you must follow these steps and be willing to undergo a background check.
- Create an Account
- You must be 21 years of age or over
- Verify your identity by connecting your TaskRabbit.com account to Facebook or Linked-In
- You may be allowed to proceed in the application process by taking a quiz or you may be informed that there is a temporary hold on new TaskRabbit applications
Once you have fully been verified as a TaskRabbit, you now have the liberty of browsing through tasks that members have posted and bidding on ones that interest you. Check out this video on what it’s like to be a TaskRabbit.