A part-time housekeeper works less than 30 hours per week. They generally come to your home two or three days per week. A housekeeper is essential for maintenance of the home. Duties may include: performing inventory, stocking laundry room with all needed equipment, and performing necessary cleaning duties – laundry, ironing, caring for pets, and more. Housekeepers may also be asked to perform some outdoor chores, such as window washing or sweeping doormats. Tasks vary depending on needs of the family. Housekeepers are expected to communicate daily with family and maintain a professional appearance.