I Am a Housekeeper

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    36-40
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2010

    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

    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
    31-35
    1 Response Jan 3

    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
    41-45
    Sep 8, 2012

    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

    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'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
    36-40
    Aug 18, 2010

    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

    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

    Click

    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
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