Back to Work

Learning how to maintain employment when you have kidney disease or are on dialysis may help you feel healthier, happier and more financially secure. Read and listen in to this collection of articles and KidneyTalk™ shows for healthcare professional insights and personal stories of success from people living and working in spite of kidney disease.

Careers From Home

There are a number of careers that allow a person to work from home, many of which can be self taught or require short term classes from local schools, colleges or online courses.

Sales Opportunities From Home

There are many companies that offer careers in sales (Avon, Mary Kay, etc.). You can do this as a side job or even make a career out of it.

Ticket to Work Program

More than 180,000 Social Security beneficiaries who have chronic renal failure are eligible for free employment services through the Ticket to Work program.

Companies that offer Remote "Work-from-Home" Opportunities:

Amazon-work from home

Amazon: Search for open jobs in Virtual Locations, Virtual Location.


Apple-work from home

Apple Home Adviser: Scroll down toAt Home Advisor Opportunities” at near bottom of the page.

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Hilton: Enter “remote” or “virtual” in the upper left “keyword” field. (If not already filled in.)

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Humana: Select “Virtual/Work At Home” in “Work Environment Type” box at the bottom of the search criteria form.

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Neilsen: Enter “remote” in the location field at the top of the form.

Mozilla-work from home

Mozilla: Search remote opportunities by entering “remote” in the top left “locations” field. (If not already selected.)

Xerox-work from home

Xerox: Select YES in the “Virtual/Work At Home” field at the bottom of the form.

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Salesforce: Enter “US Remote” at the top of form in the “Where” field.

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Williams-Sonoma: Seasonal – William Sonoma’s premier Customer Care Center hires warm, friendly, upbeat Sales / Service oriented people to fill their current Seasonal Customer Service Associate positions.

Opportunities to you be your own boss and flex your entrepreneurial muscles while working from home:

TaskRabbit-work from home

Give Taskrabbit a try if you like to get out of the house, but still need flexibility. This is a great way to earn some cash around your own schedule. Jobs in demand are Handyman, Cleaning, Delivery, Moving, Furniture Assembly, and Personal Assistant.


Etsy-work-from home

Set up a shop to sell your hand-made goods like jewelry, sewing, crochet or knitting projects, woodworking, etc on Etsy.


Ebay-work from home

Sell collectibles, furniture or whatever you want on Ebay. There’s a small fee, but transactions are all completely handled and protected by the website. So there is no risk to the sellers and buyers.


Avon-work-from home

If you enjoy skincare, beauty products and wardrobe accessories give Avon a try. You can sell from home or get social by throwing get togethers to sell and promote your business.


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