Live-In Household Couple

| Washington, DC, United States

Posted Date 6/20/2024

A warm and welcoming young family moving from London to Washington, DC, with two children and a third on the way, is seeking a dedicated and experienced live-in couple to join their household. The family values a supportive and harmonious environment and is looking for a couple who can contribute positively to their home life.

Job Summary: The live-in household couple will be responsible for comprehensive household management, including cooking, cleaning, laundry, nannying, and pet care, as well as oversight of vendors and other household projects as required. The role requires a high level of organization, reliability, and flexibility to meet the dynamic needs of the family.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Household Management:
    • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the family home.
    • Perform regular housekeeping duties, including cleaning and laundry.
    • Manage household supplies and inventory.
  • Cooking:
    • Prepare nutritious and balanced meals for the family.
    • Plan weekly menus and handle grocery shopping.
    • Accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences.
  • Nannying:
    • Provide attentive and nurturing care for the children.
    • Assist with homework and educational activities.
    • Plan and supervise recreational activities and outings.
    • Manage school drop-offs and pick-ups, as well as extracurricular activities.
  • Pet Care:
    • Feed, walk, and care for the family’s friendly French Bulldog.
    • Ensure the pet’s health and hygiene are maintained.
  • Driving:
    • Drive the children to and from school, activities, and appointments.
    • Run errands and assist with family transportation needs.
  • Travel:
    • Accompany the family to their holiday home in New York as part of the role.
    • Opportunity to travel internationally with the family on holidays.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in household management, cooking, cleaning, and childcare.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and harmoniously as part of a family unit.
  • Strong communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a similar live-in role.
  • Proficiency in additional languages, particularly French, Italian, and/or Spanish.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Private living accommodations within the family home.
  • Meals and utilities included.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Opportunity for international travel with the family on holidays.

The ideal candidates will be dedicated, trustworthy, and adaptable individuals who can seamlessly integrate into the family’s lifestyle. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you would be a perfect fit for this role.

Job Type
Job Categories
Domestic Couple
Housing Type
Live-in or On-site

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