Housekeeper/Family Assistant/Cook

Family Assistant
Full Time, Live Out
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Exciting Opportunity for a Housekeeper/Cook/Family Assistant in Haverford, PA! – EXCELLENT BENEFITS!

This loving family is on the lookout for a warm-hearted, and talented individual who can wear multiple hats and help make their home run smoothly. This is the perfect opportunity for a low-key individual with fantastic skills to become an integral part of the family's home and join this household of two adults and three wonderful children, aged 10 to 15.

Your primary responsibilities will include daily cleaning to keep the home tidy and organized, as well as assisting with family laundry and changing bed linens/making beds once a week. As the Family Cook, you'll whip up simple, delicious dinners the whole family will love – no Michelin stars required!

With three children aged 10, 13, and 15, being child-friendly is a must. You'll also handle errands like grocery shopping and ensuring the pantry is stocked for breakfasts and lunches. Other projects, as needed.

Above all, this family needs someone who can step in and support the principal (mom) who is dealing with some health challenges and needs assistance during her toughest times in the afternoons and evenings. Your kindness, positivity, good energy, and organizational skills will be invaluable as you become a crucial part of the family's daily life. If you're ready to be a Jane/Jack of all trades and make a real difference, this family would love to welcome you into their home!



1. Housekeeping/Family Assistant: General cleaning, tidying, and upkeep of the home daily. Grocery shopping. Various tasks around the home, and organizational projects, other errands, as needed.

2. Family Cook:

  • Preparing Child-Friendly Menus: Craft nutritious and tasty meals suitable for a family with school-age children. Creativity in presenting meals and making them enjoyable for the kids is a big plus!
  • Meal Planning and Preparation: Take charge of planning dinner menus, shopping for ingredients, and preparing meals either family-style or as per discussions with the family (individually plated, etc). Keeping in mind food restrictions for mom who has dairy allergies.
  • Kitchen Organization: Keep the kitchen well-stocked with breakfast, lunch, and snack items for the entire family. Ensure that there are options that accommodate the mother's dairy allergies.
  • Flexible Dinner Schedule: Work with the family to establish a schedule that aligns with their needs, especially considering the parents work from home and will be preparing their own breakfasts, lunches, and snacks.


  • Housekeeping/Family Assistant  
  • Understanding of dietary restrictions, particularly dairy allergies.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in meal planning.
  • Ability to maintain a clean, well-organized, and stocked kitchen.
  • Communication with family as needed to ensure needs are met.
  • Must have prior experience in a private home, preferably in a long-term role.
  • Desire to stay with family for many years!


  • Salary on payroll.
  • Full benefits package.
  • Warm and supportive family environment.
  • Opportunity to support a loving family.

This is an excellent chance to become a valued member of this family, taking on a crucial role in their day-to-day lives. If you love the idea of helping a wonderful family and enjoy working in a supportive environment, we'd love to hear from you!

Requested Duration: Many Years!

About the Family

Adults: 2 
Children: 3

Position Responsibilities

  • Housekeeping: Shared Housekeeping Required – Family has a cleaning crew who comes every other week.
  • Cooking: Plain Cooking Required, Family Meals, Special Dietary Restrictions 
  • Errands: Weekly Grocery Shopping
  • Driving: Required
  • Travel: No Travel Required

Position Requirements

  • Work Hours: M-F: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 03 Years of Experience
  • References: Minimum of 2 References
  • Background: Pass stringent background checks and drug testing upon offer of hire
  • Personality Traits: Flexible, kind, light-hearted, child-friendly, positive, supportive, energetic

Position Compensation

  • Salary: $30-35+/hour on payroll, DOE, Negotiable for the right candidate
  • Living Accommodations: Live Out
  • Vacation: Yes
  • Health Insurance: Yes, including Dental and Vision
  • Additional Benefits: Personal days, Paid Federal Holidays