Person drives car with passenger in back seat

You might hire a caregiver to:

  • Take care of a sick family member while their primary caregivers are away from home

  • Transport an elderly person to doctor’s visits and appointments

  • Act as a companion for a person suffering from mental health conditions

  • Assist with day-to-day functions such as eating, bathing, dressing, and grooming
Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Strong interpersonal skills  Valid driver’s license and vehicle
Demonstrated empathy, patience, and compassion
Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
First aid certification
Experience working with senior citizens or people with disabilities
CPR training Familiarity with basic medications and medical equipment