I think that online tutoring is an excellent job opportunity for those who are unemployed or just have little children and need to stay home. With the help of skype or any other online communicators, the only thing you need to do, is to download the program, buy a headset and maybe a camera, if you want to visible. I have a friend who was studying Russian this way. Her teacher was from Russia, my friend from England. Her teacher was a native speaker with a teaching degree. They had a scheduled time on Saturdays (5 hours!), my friend was paying her through visa, and they never met in 'real life.' Moreover, my friend was very satisfied with the service she was receiving and she could have her Russian lesson in...pajamas.