Family Assistant Needed in Silicon Valley – Position Filled

 

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A pro-active, bright, tech savvy, cool-to-be-around family assistant is needed for a wonderful family in Silicon Valley. The job will encompass everything required to help a home run smoothly including scheduling assistance, loading and emptying the dishwasher, grocery shopping and meal prep, and errands around town. The most important aspect of this job is anticipating the needs of the family and finding ways to contribute to the home without much direction required. You will be rewarded with autonomy in your role and the appreciation of a generous and grateful family.

The average schedule will consist of 35-40 hours a week with hours usually falling between Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. The work load will consist of 80% household management tasks and 20% childcare responsibilities for two wonderful early elementary children. You will be working alongside an innovative and involved mother who prioritizes her children’s education and well-being. Developing a collaborative relationship, you will be the right hand to ensure the home runs smoothly.

This family is looking for someone who can seamlessly combine the roles of family assistant and household manager and enjoy occasionally stepping in as a loving and engaging childcare provider. The compensation is competitive and a generous benefits package is being offered.

Responsibilities

Pick up around house, loading and unloading the dishwasher, family laundry, anticipating the needs of the family (deep cleaning is not required as the family employs a bi-monthly housekeeper)
Meal prep and grocery shop for all meals
Prep snacks, lunches and dinner
Occasionally prepare dinner for the family
Manage any household tasks needed personally or outsourcing when approved/advised
Pick up kids 2-3x per week at school, other times at bus stop
Provide occasional pre-scheduled date night coverage

Qualifications

Good judgement, a solid work ethic and proactive attitude
Experience working as a personal assistant and/or household manager
A valid driver’s license and clean driving record
Demonstrates excellent judgement and ownership in their role
Bright, driven and confident interacting with children and running a household
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