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Personal Assistant Job Available with Kenyan Family in NairobiJulie's Personal Assistant Job in Nairobi, Nairobi Area 2717209

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Personal Assistant Needed for Kenyan/US Family

    Our Family

  • Kenyan
  • No pets
  • Jehovah's Witness
  • Will not accept smokers
  • Is not a single employer

    Job Highlights

  • Female candidates only
  • 3 yrs paid experience required
  • As Needed hours/week
  • English is required
  • Driver's license required
  • Pay is Negotiable/wk

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Job Description

Read the requirements below carefully before applying. Only those who fully qualify will be considered.

To take care of 3 children (boy 13, girl 12, girl 10 years old) in Ruai, Nairobi, Kenya. Person would be temporary (part-time). They need to live in Nairobi County and be within 1/2 hour commuting distance to Ruai.

This person will care for our children to: (1} Get them ready for school (starts Jan 7, 2019) and (2) Care for them during school breaks when they are at home (about 6 breaks of varying times during the year). This position could be ideal for a third or fourth year university student.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: TUTORING: Math, English, Swahili, French, Science, Social Studies, Religion (CRE), Computer); Coordinating homework completion (children have homework when home on breaks to take back to school). SHOPPING/ERRANDS: Buy groceries, take children to appointments (example: medical, dental and optical check-ups). KITCHEN ASSISTANCE: Meal preparation, clean-up. EVENT/TRAVEL PLANNING: We would give you the destination and it would be your responsibility to plan (including cost) the outing. VACATION ASSISTANCE: Accompanying children on travel/events (example: museums, national parks, movie theaters, water parks. TRANSPORTATION: Provide transportation for the children directly with your car or use other appropriate means (example: bus). ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT: Submission of invoices and other documents to US family by computer. Other research as directed. LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING: Dusting, sweeping, vacuuming as directed. Children have asthma and allergies.

You receive your direction and assignments from the US family (aunt, uncle are education guardians. You would then coordinate with our Kenyan family (mother, grandmother, aunt, uncle).

MUST HAVE: Smart with M-Pesa, at least 10 megapixel camera, and D6 application (school communicator application), among others. Must have laptop to tutor in computer skills, prepare emails off line with access to local cyber cafe (example: send emails, scan and send receipts or phone/video with US family). The one room family home has no internet.

It is critical that we have a dependable and responsible person who can help us shape and mold these young people into strong adult leaders.

Required Experience

Must have 3 years paid experience with the following
Shopping & Errands Transportation Event/Travel Planning
Kitchen Assistance Pet Care Administrative Support
Vacation Assistance Light Housekeeping Photo Editing

Software & Technical Proficiency

Just learning 1 Knows the basics 2 About average 3 Better than most 4 Expert 5
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Blog software
Web design software

1 = Just Learning, 2 = Knows the basics, 3 = About average, 4 = Better than most, 5 = Expert

Must be able to type 30 words per minute using a keyboard.


Available Nov 2018 - Dec 2018
Seeking Part-time, Live Out
Lasted logged in 04 Dec 2018
Member since 24 Nov 2018

Match Preferences

We require:
Female candidates only
3 yrs paid experience required
Candidates that live within my country
Valid drivers license
Spoken English is required
We prefer:
34-50+ year olds
12 or more years of education
Candidates who are:
  • - Kenyan
We speak:
Special care:
Senior care

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