Household Managers and Personal Assistants

A household manager or personal assistant efficiently and independently provides you with a smoothly running home.

Shopping WomanIf you’d rather hire someone to do non-childcare duties and help you keep your home on track, consider hiring a household manager or personal assistant. This position is also sometimes known as a parents helper.

Responsibilities of a household manager or personal assistant may include

  • arranging and coordinating all household appointments
  • taking a pet to the groomer or vet
  • light or extensive meal preparation
  • food shopping
  • running errands
  • laundry
  • sometimes including care and/or driving older children to and from activities

A personal assistant/parent helper typically helps with various aspects of childcare, from juggling different schedules to being available to assist with varieties of household and personal needs, and is comfortable working with a parent.