Guide/Instructor for Older Adults (Remote-US)

About GetSetUp

GetSetUp is on a mission to help those over 55 learn new skills, connect with others, and unlock new life experiences. We are helping to create a world where active agers have the skills, opportunities, confidence, and connections to live their happiest, healthiest lives.

Since our founding, GetSetUp has grown to over two million registered users. The platform offers peer-to-peer interactive programming taught by experts in their field, social hours hosted by community members, and special events with speakers who directly address areas of interest to older adults. We’ve grown to over 100 team members spread across the world with core teams in the U.S. and India.

We partner with organizations that have a mission and focus on helping active agers thrive. This includes state and local government agencies, health plan providers, community organizations, care providers, and health systems.

About You

  • You have a variety of hobbies and interests or expertise in various subjects which you have a knack for sharing with others
  • You are a natural teacher
  • You have strong people skills and are a great problem solver
  • You have empathy, patience, communication, and engagement skill
  • You can teach/present on at least three different topics 
  • You love to work with people with diverse backgrounds
  • You never stop learning and are curious about new things. 
  • You have technical familiarity/experience with Zoom: Video Conferencing, and Google tools are a plus.
  • You describe yourself as resourceful, a self-starter.


  • Teach online classes to older adults (55+) (using Zoom) in subjects in which you have expertise, skill, and/or certification
  • Create class outlines, slide decks, and curriculum for new classes
  • Dependably to launch scheduled classes on time
  • Learn and practice GetSetUp’s virtual-led instruction principles
  • Participate in GetSetUp training, meetings, etc. as requested,
  • Stay up to date on technologies used by GetSetUp and our teaching platform
  • Complete GetSetUp administrative tasks such as submitting hours, sending post-session notes to customers, etc. in a timely fashion
  • Provide feedback to other GetSetUp teams related to GetSetUp tools, classes, and learners

 Technical Requirements

  • Have reliable, high-speed internet
  • Late model personal computer(s) with audio and video and an Internet connection speed that will support video conferencing via Zoom
  • The ability to provide your own equipment for the class you will teach. (Smart phone to demonstrate on, canvas and brushes for oil painting, a musical instrument to teach music)

Perks of being a Guide!

  • Teach from the comfort of your own home
  • Flexible schedule - you pick the hours and frequency you want to work from the pool of times we have available
  • Perfect opportunity to earn additional income in retirement
  • Contribute to a mission-driven company helping older adults to thrive as they age
  • Guides receive a scholarship for a premium membership to take GetSetUp classes and attend exclusive member events at no cost
  • Competitive hourly wage


In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the hourly rate for this independent contract position is $25.00 USD hourly. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

GetSetUp is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation based on the following protected classes: age (40 and older), race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including transgender status, gender identity or expression), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. GetSetUp is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. 


Remote (United States)

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