If you want a career that allows you a bit more freedom than other jobs, then consider being a notary. You can work from home or at almost any type of office, especially government buildings, as there are usually people always looking for someone to notarize a document of some type. There are a few classes that you must take before you can practice as a notary, fees that you must pay and tests that you must take. Once you complete these requirements, you can get your notary stamp and seal package that contains all the materials needed to notarize papers.
One of the benefits is that you can have an extra income in the home. It can be a part-time job that you only do in the afternoons or evenings or on the weekends. It only takes a few moments to verify information and notarize a document, so you wouldn’t be spending a lot of time with the job. You can also do this job while performing other work. Many states regulate the amount that you can charge for a notary with most being up to $10. This keeps the playing field level among the number of people who do hold this title.
Another benefit is that you can add the skill that you should your resume It’s attractive to banks, medical offices and other offices to see people who have additional skills that they can perform aside from only typing or filing. This is a position that is in high demand. More people are looking for ways to get documents legalized so that they can be filed without spending a lot of money that they might have to spend if they go to an attorney. You’ll have a flexible schedule, and you can work just about anywhere if you have the supplies that you need on hand. You could notarize a document in a parking lot if someone needs something done at that moment. You can also help the people in your community as there are people who can’t afford to have documents properly legalized but still need them completed, such as someone who is homeless or an elderly individual.