Family Assistant

Family Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Family Assistant to join our team.


  • Tidying up the children/teen room;
  • Handling general requests as needed;
  • Create and maintain an engaging relationship with the children/teen;
  • General errands, including grocery;
  • Drive children/teen to/from school, activities, appointments, etc;
  • Laundry of the children’s clothes;
  • Provide all aspects of childcare/supervision for two children/teen (10 and 15 years old);
  • Organize and participate in various leisure (sport, cultural, etc.) activities at home and outdoor;
  • Coordinating the entire day until after dinner time/activities;
  • Create and maintain a healthy and safe environment;
  • Maintain a calendar of all activities and appointments;
  • Daily tidying of the house and putting items away;
  • Plan and cook simple and healthy meals (dinners), including afterschool snacks.


  • Always keep a professional demeanour and maintain confidentiality;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work under minimal direction;
  • Must like cats;
  • Have a keen sense of initiative;
  • Flexibility to work outside of strict job description parameters;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Minimum three (3) years experience working full-time in a private household with similar responsibilities;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of the children;
  • Energetic with a strong work ethic;
  • Excellent Communication skills;
  • Must have a current legal working status in Canada;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license;
  • Smoke-free environment.