Pandemic Proof Jobs to get you through the lockdown

Pandemic Proof Jobs to get you through the lockdown




Stuck in Leeds with nothing to do? Want to get some hours in from home during lockdown?

Want to know what roles are pandemic proof and still going in Leeds or your nearby area?


Well Joblink has done the research so you don’t have to! We’ve compiled a list of jobs you can take on from home OR that are recruiting more than ever in the current climate. 


Obviously we ask you to consider personal safety first, take care of yourselves and follow the government's guidelines, but for those of you that are looking for work then this is a good place to start.



Tutoring websites, whilst highly competitive are actually doing better than ever alot of people are stuck at home and wanting to learn something new, or might need support with their children who they are now homeschooling.

EU student stuck in the UK? Teach your language. Engineering student? GCSE Physics should be no problem.

Here are some top websites to sign up with to get you started:

  • Tutorful

  • MyCourse


  • Tutor Trust


  • Tutor 101 


  • Figure 8 Tutoring



  • Tutor Doctor


  • Explore Learning


  • Superprof


  • Home School Tutoring


  • Tuterful



Summer Internships

Yorkshire MESMAC- Pride Event Support

  •         Yorkshire MESMAC is one of the oldest and largest sexual health organisations in the country, and has a leading role in Leeds LGBT* Pride. They are looking for a confident, energetic, imaginative student with a strong sense of initiative to coordinate Yorskhire MESMAC’s part in the event.
  •         Start Date: 1st June 2020, 10 weeks
  •         £300 per week
  •         Based in the centre of Leeds

NCS – Team Leader and Assistant Team Leader Roles

  •         NCS are looking for team leaders and assistant team leaders to supervise, motivate and inspire groups of young people, and help them enjoy the NCS experience.
  •         Summer 2020, 4 weeks
  •         £1200-14200
  •         Based in Leeds

Shine Trust – Communications Officer

  •         SHINE was created to improve educational attainment for the most disadvantaged children in the country, boost skills and talent to improve social motility. The Communications Officer will be critical to helping SHINE achieve its purpose and vision.
  •         Start Date: 8th June 2020, 10 weeks
  •         £300 per week
  •         Based in Leeds


HR Service- Campus Internship

  •         Our university has over 8,700 staff and we advertise over 1000 jobs every year, in this internship you will carry out research to establish effective and innovative ways of HR engaging with University staff and job seekers.  
  •         Start Date: June 2020, 3 months
  •         £17,682 pro rata


UK Mathematics Trust- Campus Internship

  •         The School of Mathematics are seeking a Summer Intern who has the ability to work well in a small team and has excellent attention to detail, to produce their annual Yearbook in a timely manner
  •         Start Date: June 2020, 8 weeks
  •         £17,682 pro rata


 Part-time Term-time

Student Minds – Social Media Assistant

  •         Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. They are looking for a Social Media Assistant Intern to assist their Communications Manager with their social media platforms and online activitities.
  •         Start Date: ASAP
  •         £9 Per Hour
  •         Based in Leeds



Bilingual? Trilingual? Digital/Online languages and interpretation services are looking for translators for a variety of reasons. You could be on call for the NHS 111 lines, police help lines, customer service lines or insurance companies to help translate for them. Working as an intermediary from home, you would be on call for set hours a day to recieve calls to help commercial and public services deal with international callers.

  • The big word

  • Language line

  • Absolute languages and interpretation

  • Premium Linguistics services

  • Language Empire

  • DA Languages

  •  Mars Translations


Courier services are hiring at the moment, most require drivers licences but some will accept bike riders. Here’s a little list of places for you to check out if you're happy to do some out of home work.


  • Deliveroo

  • Just Eat

  • Uber Eats

  • Parcel Force

  • Hermes

Huntress Leeds are urgently seeking 30+ Admin temps for a client in Morley -LS27, £8.50, 8.30-5.00 - the temp role is responding to customers emails, if you have been redundant and available to start work next week please contact me on 0113 2056400 or email

  • Stuart


Are you local takeaway favourites still open? Get in touch as they are very likely now using their own delivery service.




Remember a time when supermarkets used to look like this?

Nearly every British supermarket is hiring at the moment, whether it be in their stores, warehouses or food delivery drivers - we’re already getting Joblinkers coming back to us letting us know they’ve found work with their local main store retailers. 

Here’s a list of retailers for you to peruse - we would also recommend you contact you local store directly and speak to the manager AND also ask which temping agencies they work with

  • Co-op

(Also contact your local store directly)

  • Asda

(Also contact your local store directly)

  • Morrisons

  • Aldi

  • B&M

  • Home Bargains


  • Iceland

  • Lidl




Online surveys are an easy source of cash but not the most reliable or entertaining source of cash. How most online surveys work is that completing them generates an onsite currency which can be exchanged for PayPal payments, or equivalent gift cards. We’ve checked what sites are legitimate so you don’t waste your time, but we want to put out these roles our quite dull, answering questions for surveys can get quite repetitive but we want to make sure you are aware of all the options available to you from home. 







Use your time at home to provide customer service 


Home based customer service


Home based customer service


Home based customer service


Home based customer service



Cleaning roles are carrying on in multiple locations across the Leeds area. If you are outside of Leeds make sure to have a look around as these roles are still open. In Leeds however we have a few part times roles we can push your way - 





Recently our NHS teaching hospital is looking for a facilities team to help change bedding, clean up and generally help keep the hospital running as more staff are dedicated to preventing COVID-19 in Leeds



Our Joblink Link is HERE


Also you’ve also been notifed the UK Government is looking for a volunteer task force in order to assist the NHS. Roles include being on the phone to help those who are self-isolating or working as a courier delivering food to at risk groups.


Healthcare Assistants





Ambulance cleaners - Leeds, Wakefield and Bradford



School admin roles - West Yorkshire or call 0345 222 6802 (option 3) for more information!


Troy Foods - Food production factory in Leeds

Mach Recruitment - 07889216333 or

24/7 Recruitment - 0113 2455554 or


Digital Crisis Intelligence Analyst

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