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PT Family Assistant in River Forest, to begin immediately - JC 1061

PT Family Assistant/Housekeeper Needed for Family of Four in River Forest, to begin immediately - Job Code 1061

  • Two children, a preschooler with allergies, and a toddler.
  • Family can be somewhat flexible with the schedule based on applicant's needs. Below are a few options:
    • IDEAL- Monday and Friday 11 am - 7 pm, Wednesday 7 am - 3 pm.
    • Wednesday 7 am - 1 pm plus 3 days/week 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm.
    • 6 days/week, 4 hrs day. Either 7 am - 11 pm or 3 pm - 7 pm.
  • $17-$23/hour; plus paid vacation, holidays and PTO/sick days.
  • Individual should drive and have a safe driving record. Family may be able to provide car, however, individual should be able to supply a clean, safe serviceable vehicle with proof of insurance; Parking is available for the individual's car.
  • Occasionally, visiting dogs may be in the house. Assistant should like dogs and not have allergies.
  • Both parents are at home throughout the week. Family entertains frequently (including overnight guests). Assistant should be comfortable with this arrangement. 
  • The ideal candidate is flexible, and looking for a long term position with a loving family. Should have verifiable references with toddlers on up. Excellent communication---exceptional written and spoken English. Positive, friendly, yet able to keep the household running smoothly. Ability to prioritize. Organized and detail oriented. Ability to work well with others, e.g. the nanny; the parents. Must be able and willing to learn. 
  • Main responsibilities include cleaning and organization of household and belongings. Preparing grocery list; supervising household maintenance; preparation of meals; occasional grocery shopping; laundry for family; bring in mail and packages; errands: dry cleaning; post office. Party set up and clean up. Applicant should be very proactive and able to see what needs to be done.
  • Assistant should be willing to learn about the food allergies of one of the children.
  • Family Assistant should also be comfortable with responsibilities relating to childcare including getting them ready for school; helping with meals and snacks; playing with the children; providing opportunities for fun and educational games and activities.

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