I Am a Housekeeper

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    well i used to be a house keeper.

    i dropped out of school when i was 16 and i had some trouble with my parents so i worked as a housekeeper in a hotel for about a year and a half but i married well and now i never have to clean another hotel room again
    kate4000 kate4000
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 18, 2014

    Hospital Housekeeper

    I have worked cleaning houses for 7 years and have been cleaning hospitals for 8. Lots of experience cleaning after people. I have been put as lead for both hospitals i have worked at. Too much resposibility and not enough pay.
    kajnmom kajnmom
    46-50, F
    Jul 21, 2012

    I Am A Housekeeper At The Worst Possible Place.

    I'm a housekeeper in a personal care home for people with Alzheimer's disease. It is very sad to see the residents in this condition, but I do enjoy the resident. However, with their lack of memory they often forget where the bathroom is. They most commonly decide to either pull...
    RoastofRump RoastofRump
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2011

    Hoping For A Housekeeping Job.

    I have been a stay at home mom with a reputation of having an immaculate house. Problem is, I'm a tall, skinny white girl. Any advice?
    greenreno greenreno
    Sep 8, 2012

    Im currently a housekeeper.

    I have worked at a Ritz before and my experience there wasn't the best. I didn't have problems with the guest but the other housekeeperd could be a bit mean to the new girls. I got layed off a month ago and recently received an opportunity to work at another hotel brand. They...
    angelheart96 angelheart96
    18-21, F
    Oct 7, 2015


    So I clicked on here before thinking "actual profession". I do think that all moms have this in their title though and I certainally do my share. I have actually taken on part time jobs in the office cleaning field which is wonderful because they are often night/weekend...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 25, 2008

    Take Pride

    I work in a local hotel and enjoy my job. Yesterday was my day off. I went to work today and boy was one of the other housekeepers pissed! One of my guests asked her yesterday if i was working. She told him i would be back tomorrow and asked if she could help him. He said he just...
    burningone burningone
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 8, 2008

    I work at a hospital

    as a housekeeper . yes I get it,i clean for a living. but that doesn't make me stupid or opsoleat! my job is important. If I dnt come in and clean up after a pt the next person would be even more sick. even though I may never meet these people, I wish them well.I hope they stay...
    Glitterpoo Glitterpoo
    1 Response Jan 3

    The Real Life Behind Closed Doors

      I clean the rooms in a 4 star hotel, this might  seem  very boring  and, I will be sincere, is the most boring work who   anyone  can do it.  I have started  to do that because  a person  who come in a foreign country and...
    anda anda
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    And I Get Paid For It.

    I also get paid to play with kids. Ah, the good life.
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    Oct 16, 2012

    Gated Communities To Ghettos

    I have been cleaning homes since 2005. I was taught how-to-do... I thought at the time .. no way.. I am a neat nut so... wonder what they can teach me!? Well, they taught me well! I have cleaned for some of this finest homes, ones that look like they are out of a Good...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Apr 17, 2012

    My Mom Was A Cleaning Lady

    Actually I am not a housekeeper but my mom was. Growing up I saw my mom work very hard. She didn't have much of an education and didn't know how to use a computer and had us kids...4 of us. So my mom got jobs as a housekeeper cleaning up people houses and apartment buildings. She...
    surrealreality surrealreality
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 14, 2012

    Back Into The Maul Of The Beast

    I recently went to work for a local university in house keeping. I've done this type of work before for a couple different companies but nothing this extencive. My true job title is "floor tech supervisor" though i'm currently the only person for the whole of the campus on...
    michaelgray71 michaelgray71
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2010

    Oh To Be A Housekeeper

      My first job was working in an elementery school with 2 other people as janitors for the summer. I was 12. My first check was 128.00. My mother would make us kids deep clean every spring. Hated it. At 47 I am still cleaning residential, formally at an assisted living...
    grizzysmom grizzysmom
    46-50, F
    4 Responses May 3, 2011

    I'm A Housekeeper/nanny

    Hi all- I am a housekeeper/nanny. I can't say its my life's dream but after years of being a nanny for infants I needed a change. The pay is better as well. I was just trying to get a sense of what a true housekeeper does in their weekly routine and what things a housekeeper...
    idkluv idkluv
    Aug 18, 2010
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