Donna C.

$10.00 / hr

I became a private caregiver when a friend of mines Mom could no longer take care of herself. I was in between jobs and my girlfriend worked full time and realize that her Moms condition had worsen. I liked the one on one relationship and to know how someone really appreciates your help and looks up at you and says " thank you". I'm proud of how I have adapted to so many different situations. I thought that I had patience before, but caring for someone with Alzheimer's/Dementia took patience to a whole new level. I also learned to find humor in some of the strangest situations. I like to go for wa lks, watch television, work crossword puzzles, love babies and right now I"m full of gratitude. ... more

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  • Jobs I'm seeking
    Either live-in or live-out

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

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  • Hourly rate
    $10.00Wages
    $3.44Taxes & Fees
    $13.44You pay
Work
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Housekeeper/Babysitter

Dr Deirdre Claiborue

Jan 2012 - Apr 2014

Cleaned house, laundry, meal preparation, transported children to and from school bus stop. Helped to get children started on homework. Overnight stays as needed.

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Personal Caregiver/Housekeeper

Wanda Gregory

May 2007 - Nov 2011

Prepared morning, afternoon and if needed evening meals, spoon-fed, bathe, groomed, cleaned house, changed bedding, administered medications, maintained calmness for women with Alzheimer's/Dementia and helped to transport to and from doctors appointments. Stayed overnight and weekly when needed.

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Personal Caregiver/Housekeeper

Carter and Fobbs

Feb 2003 - Sep 2005

Prepared meals, cleaned house, washed clothes, grocery shopped, administered medications, handled all bills and banking transactions. Managed indoor and outdoor maintenance.

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Office Assistant

CitiMortgage/Adecco

Oct 2001 - Jan 2003

Retrieved and distributed faxes, legal documents, incoming mail and checks to various departments. Handled and mailed out all departmental express mail. Documented files and mortgage payments also responsible for the maintenance of all office equipment.

Skills and Expertise
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Education
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Henry Ford High School

1970 - 1973