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Family Assistant

Seeking an experienced Family Assistant for a position with a warm, loving, and busy family (two children, ages 8 & 12) in San Francisco, Pacific Heights. Candidates should be flexible, reliable and organized with excellent communication skills, written and verbal. The ideal candidate will be reliable, caring, accountable, and physically active. The family has a strong preference for candidates who feel comfortable driving in San Francisco. Non-smokers only, please.

Candidates with strong organizational, management OR cooking skills are encouraged to apply!

  • Part-Time
  • Live- Out
  • Tuesday-Saturday: Occasional Sundays due to principal’s travel
  • 3:00pm-8:00 pm (Saturday hours to be mutually agreed upon)
  • 25 Hours Per Week
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Now Interviewing


  • Must speak English fluently
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • CPR/First Aid certified preferred, must be vaccinated
  • Should work well with any existing household staff
  • Must respect family privacy and abide by confidentiality agreement
  • Must have strong longevity in past positions
  • Excellent employment references
  • Willingness to submit to an in-depth background screening

Family Assistant Duties:

  • Scheduling activities
  • Update and revise shared family calendar
  • Managing children’s schedules
  • Create and maintain inventory spreadsheets
  • Personal shopping, errands
  • Interfacing vendors and assist in overseeing house related issues and maintenance
  • Weekly grocery shop and managing household supply stock
  • Basic IT support
  • Create household maintenance punch lists
  • Organizing and cleaning out playroom, closets and storage room on a regular basis
  • Other duties as assigned by Principal
  • Occasional dog walking (the family has a dog walker and large backyard)

Childcare Duties:

  • Taking children to activities and appointments when necessary
  • Undertake activities: educational, creative, reading, etc.
  • Implementing daily routines and schedules
  • Transporting children in vehicle when necessary (reliable vehicle required)
  • Reinforcing appropriate discipline when necessary
  • Laundry, dishes and light housekeeping (housekeeper on staff)
  • Packing, unpacking for children and general help when traveling

Compensation :

  • $26-$28 | DOE
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick days/holidays
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Consistent Compensation (candidates will be paid consistently throughout the year, regardless of the family’s travel plans)







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