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Care Aide

Personal care aides assist elderly, disabled, or ill clients, as well as patients from hospices or recovery centers. Typical tasks include preparing meals, housekeeping, helping with personal hygiene, running errands, and providing companionship.

Personal care aids have a supportive attitude, patience, and good organization. No formal education is required for this role, but employers may prefer candidates who are aware of basic emergency techniques.

Estimated U.S. wage range: 

$20 - $40 an hour

Experience required?

No

Good for English learners?

Yes

Car recommended?

Yes

Available on these platforms:

Provide professional caregiving services

Husl$core:

Proposals & Client Invitation

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Carelinx

N/A

Background check?

No

Offers full-time jobs in in-home senior care, mostly in NYC

Husl$core:

Application

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Hometeam

N/A

Background check?

Yes

Specializes in in-home senior care in Texas

Husl$core:

Application

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The Helper Bees

N/A

Background check?

Yes

One of the largest marketplaces for any type of work

Husl$core:

Proposals & Applications

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Craigslist

$$$$

Background check?

No

Specializes in in-home senior care in SF, LA, Albuquerque, and Dallas

Husl$core:

Application

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Honor

N/A

Background check?

Yes

General gig marketplace offering a wide range of in-person and remote services

Husl$core:

Proposals & Client Invitation

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Thumbtack

$$

Background check?

Yes

Specializes in family senior care

Husl$core:

Client Invitation

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ElderCare.com

$$

Background check?

Yes

Earn money providing assistance and companionship to seniors (currently available in FL)

Husl$core:

Client Invitation

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Papa

N/A

Background check?

Yes