We get asked from time to time for recommedations of different tasks a Nanny or Household Assistant can perform.  Below find an idea list of some of the things our client’s ask their employees to do.  Of course you can not expect your employee to cover all of these duties but making your wish list for your household employee can include many of these items as time permits.

Recommended Duties for Domestic Employees/Household Assistants

  • Shopping for groceries and other items
  • Meal preparation or assistance
  • Dusting
  • Vacuuming
  • Tidying busy areas in the home
  • Dry cleaners
  • Household organization including cleaning out closets, clothing storage, keeping pantry and other areas fresh and up to date
  • Maintaining any plants in home
  • Walking a pet
  • Straightening and cleaning outdoor areas
  • Keeping inventory lists of items needed
  • Caring for children overall
  • Reading
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Swimming
  • Walks
  • Play dates
  • Outings
  • Sourcing classes and activities
  • Labeling clothing
  • Shopping for kids clothing
  • Dishes
  • Taking out trash
  • Trips to doctor
  • Laundry
  • Putting away laundry
  • Overnights
  • Party planning
  • Travel with family
  • Feeding
  • Making baby food
  • Mailing items
  • Checking for mail
  • Dosing medication with parents direction
  • Preparing holiday cards

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