family house sitter resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Eager, hardworking, enthusiastic, and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills. A dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team and company goals through through hard work, attention to detail, and the motivation to learn, grow, and excel in the industry.

  • Adaptability and Dependability
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Behavior Modeling
  • Attention to Detail
Professional Experience
06/2020 to Current
Family House Sitter Copper Mountain Community College District Joshua Tree, CA,
  • Fed and watered animals and replaced dirty bedding and litter boxes.
  • Brought in mail and newspaper to maintain appearance of activity at client's residence.
  • Communicated with homeowner via phone or text.
  • Secured locks and entryways to prevent unauthorized access by persons not approved by owners.
  • Cared for houseplants by frequently watering during owners' absence.
  • Performed light cleaning duties such as dusting, vacuuming, and wiping down bathrooms.
  • Performed heavy cleaning duties such as deep cleaning rooms from top to bottom, organizing all items in them, and cleaning, drying, sorting, and putting away any laundry or dishes
  • Answered telephone and doorbell, took messages, and relayed information to owner.
  • Collected, forwarded, or signed mail, packages, or home services.
  • Occupied personal residences to maintain security of property and oversee necessary business and repair transactions during temporary absence of owner.
  • Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matters.
06/2020 to Current
Family Pet Sitter Melissa Alexander City, STATE,
  • Gave animals proper attention to promote secure environment in owner's absence.
  • Communicated professionally with pet owners via phone, email and text.
  • Managed pet safety and wellness in owners' absence by securing yard gates and removing items that could make pets sick.
  • Coordinated animal training to teach commands, improve behaviors and housebreak personal pets.
  • Followed specific food and water schedules
  • Supported animal wellbeing by caring for both physical and mental health needs through strategies such as regular exercise.
  • Washed, trimmed and brushed animals to maintain good grooming standards.
  • Monitored animals for behavioral problems and signs of health issues.
  • Monitored animals for signs of disease, illness or injury and communicated concerns to owners.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Trained animals in behavioral compliance or other special routines or commands.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Improved health of pets by advising owners on optimal approaches.
06/2020 to Current
Family Babysitter Melissa Alexander City, STATE,
  • Played games, worked on puzzles and read books to young children.
  • Organized and cleaned home after activities by picking up toys and straightening up play room.
  • Prepared healthy, age-appropriate snacks and meals.
  • Bathed, dressed and helped with teeth brushing as part of bedtime preparation.
  • Led indoor and outdoor activities to entertain and occupy children.
  • Helped children learn how to complete small chores appropriate for age level.
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Assisted children with homework assignments and special projects across different subjects.
  • Fostered close relationships with children by discussing school, friends and hobbies.
  • Assisted older kids with homework, school projects and chores.
  • Maintained updated list of emergency contact information and child's health information in case of emergencies.
  • Met children at bus stop to walk home and assist with crossing street.
  • Took children to extra-curricular activities and on outings to approved locations.
  • Communicated positively with children and guardians.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and share by leading by example.
  • Offered age-appropriate, fun and educational activities for children ranging in age from six weeks to sixth grade.
  • Traveled with families to care for children, allowing parents to share private time while giving children fun adventures in diverse environments.
  • Studied and researched food allergies to understand requirements for individuals with such conditions.
10/2019 to 03/2020
Volunteer NAF Academy Of Hospitality & Tourism City, STATE,
  • Assisted with special events or programs.
  • Maintained clean, neat and operational facilities to serve program needs.
  • Used strong interpersonal communication skills to convey information to others.
  • Supported engaging, fun and smooth-running events by helping with organization and planning.
  • Greeted visitors and answered questions about program, requirements and opportunities.
  • Coordinated food, clothing and household items for disadvantaged individuals and families.
  • Met with other volunteers and program leaders to discuss new service opportunities.
  • Tracked volunteer hours in spreadsheets.
  • Provided immediate responses to questions from volunteers.
  • Adhered to organization procedures and instructions to maintain safety for program participants and other workers.
  • Assisted program manager with planning and fundraising responsibilities.
  • Spoke with community organizations to boost outreach and highlight programs successes.
  • Encouraged donations by supporting community fundraising events and campaigns.
  • Baked treats to sell at program related events
  • Served and assisted diners by carrying plates of food, taking and delivering beverage orders and refilling glasses.
  • Prepared tables by laying out napkins and utensils, refilling condiments and performing other preliminary tasks.
  • Observed diners to respond to additional requests and determine when meal completed.
  • Leveraged hand-held trays and buffet carts to serve food and beverage items to guests.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
Expected in 05/2022 to to
High School Diploma:
Apalachee High School - Winder, GA
  • Northrop Grumman Scholarship Recipient
  • Honor Roll 1st semester, 2018
  • Honor Roll 2nd semester, 2018
  • Honor Roll 3rd semester, 2019
  • Honor Roll 4th semester, 2019
  • Honor Roll 1st semester, 2019
  • Honor Roll 2nd semester, 2019
  • Honor Roll 3rd semester, 2020
  • Honor Roll 4th semester, 2020
  • Honor Roll 1st semester, 2021
  • Honor Roll 2nd semester, 2021
  • Honor Roll 3rd semester, 2022
  • Honor Roll 4th semester, 2022
  • Completed AP course in World History
  • Completed AP course in U.S. History
  • Completed AP course in Biology
  • Completed AP course in Earth Science
  • Completed AP course in Chemistry
  • Completed AP course in English Language Arts
  • Elected to Secretary for the Maryvale Symphonic Orchestra in 2019
  • National Junior Honor Society Member
  • National Honor Society Member
  • Extracurricular Activities: School Musical, Drama Club Leader
  • GSA Member
  • Dungeons and Dragons Club Member

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School Attended

  • Apalachee High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Family House Sitter
  • Family Pet Sitter
  • Family Babysitter
  • Volunteer


  • High School Diploma

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