NextWave’s outreach specialists call people who may benefit from services or programs offered by our clients, usually non-profit organizations. Outreach specialists introduce the organization, discuss the opportunity, and help individuals take the next step. This may include collecting eligibility information, linking the individual directly with the philanthropic organization, or assisting them in signing up to learn more.

Our outreach specialists put their communications skills to work as they connect with people from across the country, all for a good cause.

There are plenty of reasons to contract as an outreach specialist with NextWave


All outreach specialists are independent contractors. Enjoy the freedom of project-based work and the ability to build your own schedule.

Work-from-home convenience

Commute only to the home office you create. All you need are some basic computer equipment and a high-speed internet connection.

Work/life balance

Plan your work around the rest of your life. Use our online system to self-schedule 1-hour time blocks that work best for you.

Flexible hours

NextWave conducts short-term projects that are easy to schedule around your life. Evenings and Saturdays are in high demand, so this is a great match for contractors with commitments during regular business hours.

Helpful support

Access background materials about the client program and gain personalized guidance from an experienced team leader whenever you need it.

Worry-free invoicing

We collect project fees from clients, automatically track contractor hours, and issue payments on a weekly basis. The base rate is $14.00 per hour plus bonuses. Top performers can earn up to $25 per hour.

What to expect when you sign up to perform services

NextWave’s multi-step selection process enables us to find the best talent for our projects. We’ll also provide you lots of information along the way, so you can determine if this home-based contracting opportunity is right for you. Here’s how it works:

1. Sign-up Online

Click on the "sign up now" button and follow the instructions to submit your information for consideration.

2. Audition

If your qualifications seem like a good fit, you will receive an email inviting you to call us and introduce yourself in a voicemail message, so we can evaluate your phone skills.

3. Phone meeting

If your audition goes well, we will schedule a phone call to further discuss your experience and answer any questions you may have.

4. Sign on

Approved contractors will enter into an independent contractor agreement with NextWave. The agreement will be sent for your review and signature.

5. Prepare

NextWave will supply materials and instructions for a self-paced onboarding process. Most contractors complete the steps, including set-up of the web platforms, in 2 to 4 days.

6. Start

You will sign up for a live overview call with your team leader and begin to build your schedule.

* This is a general outline of our process. Steps and timing may vary slightly, depending on project demand.
Organizers supply basic computer equipment and a high-speed internet connection. For more information, view our requirements.