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Job ID#: 8871

Job Title: Household Support
Location: Houston, TX
Salary: $40K – $42K per year
 
Our client, a private family household, is looking for a Household Support member to join their family in Houston, TX. 
 
Job Description:
  • Provide well-rounded family support while creating a nurturing environment
  • Be with family (overnight) while Principal travels (3x month)
  • Reinforce good manners and a sense of responsibility (chores)
  • Run errands (store shopping, supplies, dry cleaning, etc.)
  • Prepare dinner, snacks/light meals, and grocery shop
  • Provide transportation to and from activities, various places for fun (sports practices, gym, mall, movies, parties, etc.) and from school
  • Help with homework; light educational help when needed
  • Act as an extra set of hands when inside the home – support with 3 homes as needed, handle deliveries, contact and oversee vendors, help plan gatherings, etc.
  • Return house to the condition it was in upon arrival; handle light housekeeping especially during downtime (kitchen clean-up, vacuum/sweep common areas, organize, etc.)
 
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma required; college degree a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a private home
  • Polished, professional, well-spoken, and self-aware
  • Patient, calm, energetic, creative and engaging
  • Dependable, punctual, proactive nature, and initiative
  • Flexibility to come early or stay late as needed (advance notice provided)
 
Additional Information:
  • Newly created position
  • Flexible base comp
  • Generous PTO / holidays off
  • Possible bonus
  • Hours – afternoons/evenings Monday through Friday; mornings when Principal travels
  • The family has a long term housekeeper
  • Vehicle provided
  • 3 children – middle school through almost college-age; 2 pets
 
*Due to the high volume of applications we normally receive, we are not able to personally respond to all applicants. However, if you are selected to move forward in the process, you will be contacted soon regarding next steps.
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