If you’re blessed with qualities of being responsible, mature and reliable and if you love cats, dogs and birds, Pet/House Sitting could be for you. A great way to eliminate expensive rent and bill costs, Pet/House Sitters are provided with a rent-free home in exchange for keeping the property clean, secure, tidy and taking care of any pets. Most Pet/House Sitting positions will last for between 2 weeks to 3, 6 or 12 months.
- Rent free – do we really need to say any more?
- Usually the homes that people House Sit for a family homes, which means you will have plenty of space and won’t have to share a bathroom or TV with anyone!
Previous work experience required:
You do not need to have any prior experience as a Pet/House Sitter, but it is extremely beneficial if you have.
Otherwise, ensure that you have a current resume and recent referees that can vouch for your trustworthy, reliable and mature character.
While payment may occasionally be offered, most Pet/House Sitters are paid by means of living rent-free. When you factor in not having to pay any bills as well, you are way ahead of the game!
The word on the street:
“My boyfriend and I house-sit for a family in Bondi Beach while they travelled overseas for six months. We saved heaps of money and got to experience living like a local in Bondi during summer. It was fantastic.” Kelly, UK.
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