Homesitter with dog service and their daily walks

What kind of people become homesitters?

Anyone can apply to work for Homesitters, but our employees do tend to share a number of characteristics. Typically, they are:

  • In their 50s to 70s 
  • Fit and active
  • Retired from a wide range of occupations
  • Available throughout the year 
  • Not looking for regular salaried employment
  • Homeowners, capable of carrying out a range of tasks around the home
  • Pet lovers, with proven pet-care skills and a genuine affinity for animals
  • Sensible and reliable 
  • Good listeners, who are sensitive to our clients’ requirements

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