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Earn Income as a Freelancer: Sign Up for Free Online Course

Whether you’re looking to earn extra income or replace a paycheck from a lost job, freelancing can help you pay your bills.

When you work for yourself, you’re in charge. And understanding the ins and outs — from finding work to paying your taxes — is the key to making it work.

No matter your experience level, you can count on expert guidance from AARP Foundation, which offers the following free webinars to help you find success as a freelancer.

How to Earn Income Through Freelancing

Join us for nine free sessions on Mondays and Fridays from July 11 – August 8.

Mondays: Freelancing Fundamentals

July 11, 18, 25, August 1 & 8 at 1–2:30 p.m. EST

  • Choosing a Type of Work
  • Guidelines for Setting Rates
  • Where to Find Work
Fridays: Coaching & Peer Learning

July 15, 22, 29 & August 5 at 1–2:30 p.m. EST

  • Guidance on Successful Freelancing
  • Follow Up on What You’re Learning
  • Time for Live Q&A With Instructor

What You’ll Learn

During these five weeks, you’ll gain the in-depth knowledge you need to earn income as a freelancer, including how to obtain your first client, get paid for the work that you do, and manage your taxes as a self-employed worker.

When you sign up for this free course, you’ll get access to:

  • A digital copy of the Work For Yourself@50+ Freelancing Workbook with tips from the experts
  • 5 weekly sessions where you can ask questions live in a collaborative learning environment
  • 4 weekly coaching sessions for additional guidance during — and even after — you’ve completed your course
  • A LinkedIn peer support group where you can connect with alumni of the program
  • Ongoing support and resources from AARP Foundation to help you on your path to becoming a successful freelancer

You’ll attend this online course via Zoom and you can join from anywhere using a computer or smartphone.

About The Facilitator

We’ve asked Angela Heath to facilitate each webinar. She’s an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, and author of the book, Do the Hustle Without the Hassle, which educates older adults on leveraging the online gig marketplace.

She’s known for championing older adults and helping her clients transform their thinking from employee to that of an owner and creator.

freelance workshop facilitator Angela Heath

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