Remote Work Resources

Resources for remote workers

A growing list of resources to help you along your remote working journey

Thank you for registering with the Hawaii Remote Work Program. This page connects you with valuable resources designed to help you develop skills and find remote work opportunities. Here you will find links that connect you to Hawaii’s digital literacy site providing access to the Northstar digital literacy and assessment, Linkedin Learning and Coursera. A brief description of these resources are provided for you below. To access these skill development and training services, please click on the Be Digital Ready Hawaii – Be Digitally Ready link below.

This page also provides you with access to online remote work opportunities designed specifically for Hawaii residents. Each remote work provider has a description listing the type of remote work opportunity they provide as well as the link to register for these services. If you need any assistance with the program, please contact the American Job Center in your county. You will find their contact information listed below.

Remote Work Opportunities

Instant Teams

Instant Teams

Fully funded by the State of Hawaii, the Instant Teams Remote Ready Hawaii Program will offer free Sales and Customer Support training to qualifying candidates. The goals behind the program are to elevate digital and remote skill readiness and to prepare residents for remote employment prospects with the long-term goal of decreasing the Hawaiian unemployment rates by preparing a modern workforce ready for remote work opportunities. All accepted applicants are offered a PAID remote internship that includes training in line with the chosen specialty allowing for real-world experience and career prep – all from the comfort of your home!

Upon graduation from the program, you will work directly with the Instant Teams Recruitment team to find the right remote work opportunity for you so that you. You will be joining top-notch remote workers from around the globe who are employed by Instant Teams in remote customer support service or business development roles. All opportunities with Instant Teams are W-2, benefited positions.



NexRep was founded in 2009 with a mission to positively transform the lives of people working within the contact center industry. To accomplish that mission, NexRep has created a marketplace where thousands of independent contractors can find customer service and sales opportunities supporting leading American brands.

As an independent contractor within the NexRep Marketplace, you’ll be offered free certification to help you develop new skills and knowledge. Following certification, you’ll have the freedom to work from home, skip the commute, and spend more time doing the things you love. You’ll also have the flexibility to choose your own schedule based on what works for you and your life.

Online Education and Training Opportunities

The State of Hawaii Workforce Development Council has published the Workforce Resiliency Initiative (WRI).  For more information regarding development of remote working skills, online training and online education opportunities, provided to you by Hawaii’s public workforce system, please click here:

Be Digital Ready Hawaii – Be Digitally Ready



Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges.

Contact your local AJC