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The average rate is $17/hr as of February 2024

The average star rating for errand runners is 4.7

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I am a 19-year-old student at Virginia Commonwealth University. I'm currently taking classes online, while majoring in nursing and Medicine. I started babysitting children when I was 15 years old at the same time, running errands for the families and taking care of their household. Please let me know if you're interested !
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Claire A.


Ashburn, VA

$14-19/hr10 yrs exp

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Hi I'm Claire and I love kids! I fell into the "responsible big sister" role at an early age and it fit like a glove. When I was 12 I began sitting for my neighbor's children. I also taught Sunday school alongside my dad for several years; we worked with the same group K-2nd. My favorite things about children are their boundless...
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Sumera N.


Herndon, VA

$10-30/hr10 yrs exp

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Hi I have been helping she is disabled for 10 years. I have been helping some senior citizens for run an errands.
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Catherine B.


Herndon, VA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Mom Of 3 Teenage Sons And A Cat Mom

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I'm also a professional driver since 2015 I love running errands, I'm good with children . I've been told I have good energy and I'm extremely pleasant to be around
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Marcela M.


Herndon, VA

$17-30/hr10 yrs exp

PRN CNA

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I have 25 years of experience. I can help with Transportation Services and Personal Care. I have worked in multiple nursing homes in the past, also in home health, and as a Restorative CNA in a rehab center. I have many years of experience with the elderly. can cook and do light housekeeping, and run errands.
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Emely B.


Aldie, VA

$25-30/hr1 yrs exp

Caregiver

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My paid experience has been primarily with elderly patients with early dementia, disabled veterans, and special-needs teens. I have an SUV for the days we need to run errands. I would love an opportunity to serve you. My background is Filipino, I am married with two grade-school-aged children.
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Linda A.


Reston, VA

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Full Time Helper

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A Very helpful person around the house. Good at organizing, multi tasking, tidying up, grocery, running errands. Etc
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Amanda B.


Suffern, NY

$19-20/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny, Babysitter, Mother's Helper, Errand Runner

4.5

(5)

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I have worked with children for the past 14 years in positions of nannying, babysitting, children's gym instructor, and pre-k teacher. In addition to these roles, I also traveled with families and provided care while on vacations or work trips. The families I worked with have ranged from 1-4 children starting from infancy to...

Recent reviews:

3.0
Amanda was great with our girls when she was around. Unfortunately, we had a string of events all in the span of 2-3 weeks that pointed towards being our nanny wasn't a priority. Some of them I am sure were...

Reviewed by Monica M.

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Pagona P.


Charleston, SC

$25-35/hr8 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver, Cook, Household Helper, And Errand Runner

5.0

(4)

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Do you need a break? I'm an older, calm, fun, reliable & health conscious Greek American, nonsmoker, who chooses to live simply with limited tech including a flip phone. Children are amazing little humans I've been blessed to care for > 9 yrs (newborns to teenagers & twins). I'm happy & qualified to help your family with child...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Pagona could not be a better, more loving child caretaker! My wife, infant son and I were blessed to work with Pagona for eight months while we were living in Cambridge, MA. She took care of our son starting at...

Reviewed by Julian M.

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Kristin P.


Lexington, KY

$17/hr6 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver/companion/errand Runner For Seniors & Their Family

5.0

(5)

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I'm a former RN who misses the time I used to get to spend with my senior patients. I enjoyed the fast paced, medical aspect of working as a nurse on a medical-surgical unit. However, what I loved the most was the care taking aspect of my job. I enjoyed connecting with my patients, many of whom were seniors, as well as getting...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We were introduced to Kristin through a mutual friend whose father had had Kristin as carer. We continue to be very pleased with Kristin’s forethought, professionalism, and care. She has been essential to us...

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Nina B.


Linthicum Heights, MD

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Full-time Caregiver, Full-time Housekeeper/Cook, Errand Runner, Etc.

3.5

(2)

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I have been a professional Senior care giver for over 12 years. I take pride in working with families who need help to care for their cherished loved ones. In addition to the many caregiver responsibilities I perform, I also have managed an entire caregiver team for my clients. Scheduling, hiring, managing performance,...

Recent review:

5.0
Nina goes above and beyond to take care of her patience and help with the family. I cannot say enough about the care and concern she shows. She has become part of our family through a very difficult time.

Reviewed by Lisa S.

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Eulalianna W.


San Bernardino, CA

$18-22/hr5 yrs exp

Well Rounded Sitter, Who Can Run Errands.

5.0

(2)

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I have 5 years of experience. I can help with Light Housekeeping and Grocery Shopping. If there's a need to do errands or housekeeping I will gladly do it and I am a mother as well

Recent reviews:

5.0
I've been meaning to write about our experience with Eulalianna a couple weekends ago. I will say that it was a great one, she came through for us at the last minute to take care of our 5yr old because our...

Reviewed by Denelle M.

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Kassandra L.


Deer Park, WA

$30/hr3 yrs exp

Clean/Organize/Homecare/Run Errands

5.0

(3)

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Hi there! My name is Kassie and I'm an excellent organizer and I take pride in keeping my home clean and tidy. I am efficient and have great attention to detail. I moved many times during my military career and always conducted my move out cleans personally, with positive feedback. My family has 3 pets, two dogs and a cat, so I...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We are very pleased to have Kassie's help with cleaning my mother's living spaces in our home. It isn't always easy for a lifelong home keeper to let go of some tasks in senior years, but with Kassie we have...

Reviewed by Lori L.

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Teresa B.


Scottsdale, AZ

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

Willing To Help A Busy Family! Children, Housekeeping, Errands, Organization

5.0

(1)

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I am looking for a very part time job to keep busy! I can do just about anything within a household! Care for children, do laundry, run errands :) I am highly organized and always try to go above and beyond what is expected of me! My background is in education from teaching to volunteering, and working in a school office!
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Leigh S.


Raleigh, NC

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Special Needs Provider/ Pet Walker/Sitter? Run Errands? Personal Assistant

5.0

(2)

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Work very well with special needs children, teens , adults and seniors. I have a medical background and work as a private duty aid for many years. I raised a family of (4) children while holding down (2) jobs. Very good at multitasking.

Recent review:

5.0
Leigh is the absolute best! She is the first person, other than myself to tend to some rather personal needs of my daughter. My daughter has a spinal cord injury and Leigh has been great with her. Her...

Reviewed by Bryan B.

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Sandra S.


Dryden, MI

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Part - Full Time Caregiver, Nanny, Errands.

5.0

(1)

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I am the CEO of my home, retired, CNA and CPR BLS certified. Available for part-time (I'm very flexible), child care or senior care giving position. I have 3 siblings and my husband has 5. Our 24 nieces and nephews, and 8 great nieces and 3 great nephews keep us young and energetic. A Dryden resident for 25+ years. I am happy...

Recent review:

5.0
Sandra is very punctual, creative and kind. She was a great addition to our family team.

Reviewed by Mary K.

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Hannah C.


Ponderay, ID

$20-50/hr7 yrs exp

Looking To Help With Getting Groceries, Running Errand, Cleaning And Some Care Giving

5.0

(1)

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I have been a caregiver for the past 10 years. From being a nanny for families to working in nursing homes being a CNA. I also have my EMT license so I'm very aware and prepared of any injuries or needed medical help. I am currently CPR certified and very confident in the skill. I would love to discuss more about watching your...

Recent review:

5.0
Hannah took such good care of my 18mo girl one evening while we were in town for the weekend. Her daughter and my daughter played well together. Hannah kept me updated with pictures. She was very flexible with...

Reviewed by Anna M.

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Merideth D.


Fountain Hills, AZ

$30/hr10 yrs exp

All For Your Housekeeping, Grocery Shopping, Running Errands, Organizing, And Bookkeeping.

5.0

(10)

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I have slowly been building my customer base to go forward with getting licensed and bonded to start my cleaning business. Currently, I have 3 to 4 accounts that are reoccurring and I am seeking more consistent in & out house cleanings to add to my customer base. I have been organizing restaurants, homes and helping out friends...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I'm very happy with her and would hire her again

Reviewed by Sandy E.

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Kimberly F.


Portland, OR

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

Personal Errands/Cleaning House

5.0

(2)

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I started my own little side business 2-3 jobs, cleaning people's homes. I enjoy the fact that I can make people happy by having them come home to a squeaky clean house. I pride my self on running my own house hold of 5 people and I strive to do my very best. I understand working full time and trying to run a household with kids...

Recent review:

5.0
Kimberly is trustworthy, dependable, and thorough. My house always looks amazing after she cleans. She also goes above and beyond what I have asked her to do.

Reviewed by Angi W.

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Sheila B.


Lakeland, FL

$18-20/hr10 yrs exp

Nurse Who Is Willing To Do Pet-Setting, Child Care, Run Errands Or Other Needs

5.0

(7)

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I am a nurse with over 15 years experience in the nursing field. I am CPR and first aid certified. I recently moved back to Florida from South Carolina to be closer to my family.. Now let me tell you a little about myself. I enjoy taking care of others. Providing nanny care to your children is something that brings me great...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sheila is a true life blessing for our family. She has been with us for over a year now and is part of the family. She goes above and beyond anything we ask of her. She is not just a sitter but someone who...

Reviewed by Heather C.

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Debbie M.


Escondido, CA

$20/hr5 yrs exp

Companionship, Meal Prep And Errands Run

5.0

(2)

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Hi! I am an energetic "Grammy"! My experience with children included a registered family home. Also, I worked as a Librarian in Texas public schools. Also, I have substituted for all age levels! My goal is to work with young children! I can't wait to meet yours!

Recent reviews:

5.0
I would like to submit a personal reference for my friend, Debbie. Debbie is a good person at heart, loves kids and animals. She is very reliable and has good values. She is also upbeat and very energetic, and...

Reviewed by Carol T.

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Lois S.


San Diego, CA

$20/hr10 yrs exp

Don't Have Enough Time To Run Your Errands? Call Me!

5.0

(1)

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Have more errands than time to complete them? Give me a call! My services include, but are not limited to the following: Grocery shopping, pick up dry cleaning, taking your cats or dogs to the vet, including out for a walk to void, pick up medication at the pharmacy, wrap Christmas gifts, etc. My rates range from $20-$25 per...

Recent review:

5.0
Lois has been a great help in a challenging time. She is thoughtful and compassionate and bright. She is also fabulous with my rescue pup. We look forward to her visits.

Reviewed by Care member

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Irene D.


Pelham, NH

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Elderly Assistance/Errand Running/ House/Pet Sitting

5.0

(5)

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I am a very caring and compassionate individual who loves helping people. I am hardworking, dependable, and trustworthy. I became a full-time caregiver to my ailing father who had suffered a major brain aneurysm that left him immobile and unable to speak. I spent a lot of time teaching him many basic life skills after his brain...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Irene is a skilled, compassionate, and highly motivated provider of care. She has cared for my husband with dignity and grace. I would highly recommend Irene, she will not only care for your loved one, she will...

Reviewed by Judith P.

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Endiah S.


Greensboro, NC

$25-35/hr9 yrs exp

Housekeeping & Errands

5.0

(4)

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Hello, I'm Endiah. I believe housekeeping is essential to maintaining a happy & healthy home. I would love to help! I offer general & deep cleaning, laundry care, linen care, declutter/organizing, grocery shopping & put away, dry cleaning drop off/ pickup, as well as move in / move out cleaning.

Recent reviews:

5.0
I enjoyed walking in to a clean house. Endiah did a great job cleaning all the areas we asked about and we plan on her coming back to clean! She was professional and even took her time to come meet us first...

Reviewed by Care member

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Jennifer D.


Collegeville, PA

$30-35/hr2 yrs exp

Transportation, Errands, Chef

5.0

(8)

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Graduated from Johnson and Wales University with a degree in Culinary Arts. I've been a stay at home mother for 20 years raising my 6 children. 10 years ago I moved my ailing mother into our home and provided caring support until her passing. During the process of caring for my mother I developed a passion for seniors. I...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jennifer was a Godsend to our family! She was extremely patient and caring with my Mom. Mom ended up moving into assisted living, so we didn't need her anymore. Would use her services again in a heartbeat!

Reviewed by Jennifer K.

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Sueli E.


Chantilly, VA

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/And Errands!

5.0

(2)

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I have been in this country for over 25 years coming from Brazil. I'm kind, honest and a very outgoing person. I can do all kind of jobs to help families around VA. I can be a nanny, housekeeper, help organize, do errands, etc.
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Mary D.


Boca Raton, FL

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Family Assistant / Errands / Transportation

5.0

(3)

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Have 20+ years experience with families/individuals, assisting with their homes, maintenance services. Individual or Small Business, including extensive or varied responsibilities; to provide care with coordinating business needs, any computer-related correspondence & organization; business or personal errands; help with...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Mary is my wife's cousin and I have known her and her work history for 40 years as well as her personality. She is an accomplished graphic artist but more recently she has worked as a house manager/personal...

Reviewed by Tan P.

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Lori M.


Bakersfield, CA

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Housekeeping, Errands, Healthcare Provider

5.0

(1)

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Hello, thank you for reading my bio. I am willing and ready and able to complete any task that is needed. It will be done in a quick, professional manner with a smile on my face with an upbeat positive attitude!
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Susan G.


Mooresville, NC

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Companionship, Transportation, Errands And Meal Prep

5.0

(3)

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15 + Years in keeping Seniors independent and on their own. From Dr appointments, Senior Center drop off, Shopping, Weekly activities and tasks that can't be done on their own. I am first aide an CPR certified from the American Red Cross. I have done non emergency medical driving for the elderly. Having your own personal...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sue took care of my mother for two years and was a gift to us. A caring demeanor, her attention to detail, patience, and professionalism were extraordinary. Sue's flexibility and understanding as my mother's...

Reviewed by Care member

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Pamela P.


Carmel, IN

$20-35/hr7 yrs exp

Part-Time Personal Assistant, Errands, Light Housekeeping

5.0

(1)

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I am available for light housekeeping once or twice a month to include kitchen, bathrooms, dusting, sweeping, changing beds, general picking up and organization. I am currently a personal assistant on a part-time basis assisting with light housekeeping, errands, and general household help as needed. I enjoy helping others, I am...

Recent review:

5.0
This woman is amazing. She has become a very trusted friend to me. Anyone would be lucky to have her!

Reviewed by Betsy O.

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Amanda B.

3.0

Amanda was great with our girls when she was around. Unfortunately, we had a string of events all in the span of 2-3 weeks that pointed towards being our nanny wasn't a priority. Some of them I am sure were true personal problems that warranted a day away, but almost every single day there was a...

- Monica M.

Pagona P.

5.0

Pagona could not be a better, more loving child caretaker! My wife, infant son and I were blessed to work with Pagona for eight months while we were living in Cambridge, MA. She took care of our son starting at 5 months and was instrumental in his early development. Pagona was always punctual,...

- Julian M.

Kristin P.

5.0

We were introduced to Kristin through a mutual friend whose father had had Kristin as carer. We continue to be very pleased with Kristin’s forethought, professionalism, and care. She has been essential to us since she began and would hire her again and again. Recommend with no hesitation.

- Care member

Nina B.

5.0

Nina goes above and beyond to take care of her patience and help with the family. I cannot say enough about the care and concern she shows. She has become part of our family through a very difficult time.

- Lisa S.

Eulalianna W.

5.0

I've been meaning to write about our experience with Eulalianna a couple weekends ago. I will say that it was a great one, she came through for us at the last minute to take care of our 5yr old because our normal sitter was unable to at the last minute. Eulalianna was punctual and flexible, she did...

- Denelle M.

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