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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Child-Friendly Housekeeper Needed Full-Time- Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Sweet family of four is seeking a full-time Housekeeper to care for their single family home in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park). Schedule will be Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week (7am-3/3:30pm). Housekeeper must be child-friendly as the schedule requires childcare on Mondays and Fridays; candidate must also be comfortable caring for the family’s dog and have basic Internet skills (i.e.: ordering supplies online, using applications such as Instacart for groceries, etc.)

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Daily deep cleaning and maintenance of the home (washing floors, scrubbing bathrooms, wiping down the kitchen, laundry, ironing, changing linens, etc.)
  • Walking the family’s dog twice daily
  • Maintaining inventory and restocking supplies when needed
  • Assisting with packing/unpacking suitcases when family travels
  • Handling family’s dry cleaning (picking up/dropping off)
  • Overseeing and managing vendors
  • Other duties as needed, such as wrapping gifts, etc.

Housekeeper should speak good English, be very detail oriented and an excellent deep cleaner, and ideally be looking to make a long-term commitment. Compensation is DOE and family offers great benefits (paid vacation and paid holidays); health insurance is also an option for the right candidate. Ideal start date is as soon as possible, but family is willing to wait for the right person. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com.

Part-time Family Assistant/Nanny Needed- Winnetka, IL

Part-time Family Assistant/Nanny needed to care for a family with three school-aged children (ages 8, 12, and 15) in Winnetka, IL. Family is looking to commit to 20 hours per week, likely Monday-Friday from 3 or 3:30 until 7 or 7:30 but flexibility requested for occasional events, date nights, weekend evenings, etc. Duties include but are not limited to:

   Playing games, activities, and helping with homework
   Picking up from school and driving to activities
   Making meals, snacks, and assisting with dinner prep and clean up
   Driving to and accompanying children on errands, appointments, etc.
   Manage grooming, care, and provide a positive and fun environment when children are in your care
   Stay overnight and provide 24-hour coverage/care when parents are traveling (advance notice would be given and time commitment may range between a few days or up to one week)

Ideal candidate has strong communication skills, works well autonomously and/or on a team, welcomes feedback and follows instructions. Family is looking for a responsible, reliable, and punctual candidate who has a great attitude and is flexible as needed.

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Nanny or in a similar childcare role, be comfortable working in a home with pets (dog), speak excellent English, have impeccable references, and must have a driver's license and ideally his/her own reliable vehicle (although the family’s car will be driven when working). Hourly rate is commensurate with experience. Start date is as soon as possible. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com. 

Part-Time Housekeeper Needed Five Days Per Week- Winnetka, IL

Part-Time Housekeeper needed for private residence in Winnetka, IL. Family will guarantee 20-25 hours per week, and schedule will be Monday-Friday from 8am-12pm or 8am-1pm, with occasional flexibility requested for events (though rare).  Duties include but not limited to:

   Deep cleaning and upkeep to ensure that the home is impeccably maintained and organized
   Create and adhere to a daily, weekly, and seasonal cleaning schedule
   Laundry and ironing 
   Answer door and greet vendors, sign for packages, etc.
   Run errands as requested (i.e.: grocery shopping, dry cleaners, etc.)

Ideal candidate has strong communication skills, is punctual, reliable, works well autonomously and/or on a team, welcomes feedback and follows instructions, and can be flexible with his/her time. Housekeeper should maintain high standards for neatness, cleanliness, and organization.

Applicants must have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Housekeeper, be comfortable working in a home with pets (dogs), speak good English, have impeccable references, and ideally have a driver's license and own reliable vehicle. Hourly rate is commensurate with experience. Start date is as soon as possible. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com.