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Family Assistant

We are seeking a skilled Family Assistant to provide personal support for a fit and healthy 84-year woman (Helen) based in San Francisco.

The Family Assistant is responsible for a variety of duties related to practical and administrative tasks including driving, computer work, helping with events and charity projects, non-profit work and properties and day-to-day errands. Helen hopes to find a candidate who is willing to make a long-term commitment. The ideal candidate for this position will be reliable, professional, balanced, kind and disciplined.  The candidate also needs to be flexible depending on Helen’s needs with her events and projects, and intermittent driving to her properties.  Any changes to the usual schedule will be discussed in advance.

  • Part-Time:30 hours per week | 9:00-3:00 pm
  • OR
  • Full-Time: 40 hours per week | Monday-Friday | 9:00-3:00 pm + 10 flex hours that Helen will utilize at her convenience, she will let the candidate who is hired know their schedule 2 weeks in advance. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Local Candidates Only
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Overtime available


  • Driving
  • Helping with charity projects and events (calendars, handwritten thank you notes, invitations, lists, travel)
  • Client is very involved in the arts, the city, politics, and planning events in these arenas
  • Managing the client’s calendar and ensuring client gets to meetings and appointments on time
  • Administrative tasks/bills
  • Scheduling repairs and service
  • Assisting with travel plans
  • Doing household errands
  • Grocery/personal shopping
  • Picking up and dropping off dry cleaning
  • Interfacing with vendors
  • Helping with trips to the flower mart

 Skills & Qualifications:

  • Extremely well-organized and professional
  • Proficient in all aspects of administrative computer work (E-Mail, Word, Excel, Ical / Google Cal, photos, etc.)
  • 4+ years related experience (preferably for high profile individual/family)
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record (vehicle will be provided)
  • Must be a confident driver, occasional driving to the family’s vacation homes, 2+ hours away
  • Ability to pass an in-depth screening, background and reference check
  • Must have excellent references, longevity in past positions
  • Candidates must live near San Francisco
  • Non-smokers only!


  • $40-$45 per hour
  • Healthcare compensation negotiable
  • 10 paid vacation days
  • 5 paid sick days per year
  • Yearly wage review
  • Yearly discretionary bonus



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