Job duties include but are not limited to the following and can be accepted on a part-time or full-time basis:
Running of the Household – The homemaker is responsible for all aspects of taking care of the home from cleaning and maintenance to overall general upkeep of the family dwelling. All decorating and overall living comfort is a key aspect of this position. All meal planning, laundry duties and organization of the home will be part of the daily tasks.
Food Preparation – All family meals, lunches, and entertaining is the responsibility of the Homemaker in charge. Shopping and planning within the budget is expected. All food storage, preserving and light gardening will be required. The Homemaker may delegate some of these duties to older children or a spouse as needed.
Cleaning – Cleaning duties may include dishes, bathrooms, floor cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, windows and laundry and may be asked to perform lawn maintenance as needed. The Homemaker may delegate some of these duties to older children or a spouse as needed.
Financial Officer – The Homemaker is responsible for maintaining and overseeing the family budget. To include all banking and household finances. It is expected that the Homemaker review the budget monthly and review with their spouse any unseen expenses and future planning needs.
Childcare/Adult care – If the home has children, the Homemakers role is to be the primary caregiver to all children and to coordinate all activities and homework responsibilities. The Homemaker may delegate some of these duties to older children or a spouse as needed. At times may also be required to provide assistance to the elderly family members.
Nurse – The Homemaker is responsible for all basic first-aid needs, which includes small cuts, scraped knees, the common cold, flu and headaches. Doctors, Dentist and Eye Doctors should be contacted, and services rendered when needed.
Errands and Appointments – The Homemaker is charged with running errands and scheduling appointments when necessary. May be called on to arrange home repairs and service on all vehicles as needed. The Homemaker may delegate some of these duties to older children or a spouse as needed.