Filipinos are well-known for being the best housekeepers and domestic household helpers in the world because of their hard work, loyalty, and integrity.
Many Fillipinos have spent years and years working for their employers in different parts of the world because they benefit from their good salary in return for their good service.
If you are currently looking for a housekeeping job and you think you have the qualities, skills, and experience to be a good housekeeper abroad, this is your chance to apply because many recruitment agencies are currently hiring for housekeepers.
The POEA or Philippine Overseas Employment Agency has posted their list of job offers for housekeepers in different countries and you can see that below.
|HOUSEKEEPING||UNITED ARAB EMIRATES||PHILCO HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES CORP. (FOR:PHILCO HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES CO||03/04/2019|
|HOUSEKEEPING||SAUDI ARABIA||EDI STAFFBUILDERS INTERNATIONAL INC||03/01/2019|
|MANAGER HOUSEKEEPING||PAPUA NEW GUINEA||JOB EMPLOYMENT SERVICES||03/01/2019|
|SUPERVISOR HOUSEKEEPING||MACAU||IKON SOLUTIONS ASIA INC||03/01/2019|
|MAID HOUSEKEEPING||SAIPAN||CPM MANPOWER SERVICES, INC.||2/22/2019|
|STAFF HOUSEKEEPING||EQUATORIAL GUINEA||ANDREWS MANPOWER CONSULTING INC||2/15/2019|
|HOUSEKEEPING||BULGARIA||LEDMIR HUMAN RESOURCES EXCHANGE CORP.||02/12/2019|
|HOUSEKEEPING||BRUNEI DARUSSALAM||FINAS MANPOWER RECRUITMENT CORPORATION||02/11/2019|
|SUPERVISOR HOUSEKEEPING||SAUDI ARABIA||DAVIS INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT AGENCY||02/11/2019|
|HOUSEKEEPING||PORTUGAL||ANIFEL MANAGEMENT AND GENERAL SERVICES CORPORATION||02/07/2019|
|ATTENDANT HOUSEKEEPING||MALTA||SUNWAY INTERNATIONAL MANPOWER SERVICES, INC.||1/31/2019|
|HOUSEKEEPING FEMALE||UNITED ARAB EMIRATES||NAIMI MANPOWER SERVICES CORPORATION (FORMERLY NAIMI MANPOWER SERVICES)||1/30/2019|
|HOUSEKEEPING||JORDAN||INSANA INTERNATIONAL PLACEMENT AGENCY INC||1/29/2019|
|ATTENDANT HOUSEKEEPING FEMALE||QATAR||7107 ISLANDS PLACEMENT & PROMOTIONS INC||1/28/2019|
|MANAGER HOUSEKEEPING||PALAU||MRH GLOBAL PERSONNEL SERVICES INC.(APEX INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP.)||1/28/2019|
|SUPERVISOR HOUSEKEEPING / LAUNDRY||PALAU||MRH GLOBAL PERSONNEL SERVICES INC.(APEX INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP.)||1/28/2019|
|ATTENDANT HOUSEKEEPING||MALDIVES||JPM88 INTERNATIONAL MANPOWER SERVICES CO||1/24/2019|
|CLEANER HOUSEKEEPING FEMALE||SAUDI ARABIA||GBMLT MANPOWER SERVICES INC||1/16/2019|
|STAFF HOUSEKEEPING||COOK ISLANDS||MIGRANT WORKERS MANPOWER AGENCY INC||1/16/2019|
|SUPERVISOR HOUSEKEEPING||UNITED ARAB EMIRATES||PACIFIC STAR INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCY CORP||1/16/2019|
|ATTENDANT HOUSEKEEPING||OMAN||SANKO EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS INCORPORATED||1/15/2019|
|ATTENDANT HOUSEKEEPING||MALAYSIA||PRAXIS INTERNATIONAL STAFFING AND MANAGEMENT INC||01/11/2019|
|SUPERVISOR HOUSEKEEPING||MALAYSIA||PRAXIS INTERNATIONAL STAFFING AND MANAGEMENT INC||01/11/2019|
|ATTENDANT HOUSEKEEPING||QATAR||LIFELINKS INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES INC||01/08/2019|
|SUPERVISOR HOUSEKEEPING||QATAR||LIFELINKS INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES INC||01/08/2019|
To see the current updated list of POEA job offers for housekeepers abroad, you may visit the POEA website.
What are the Qualifications of a Housekeeper
The specific details of qualifications of a housekeeper is given by the agency or employer. But usually, a housekeeper applicant must be at least 25 years old and must have the skills and experience as a housekeeper, a house maid or house help.
The housekeeper must be hard working, honest, flexible, easy to deal with, kind, caring, and other good characteristics and qualities.
The housekeeper must be able to speak and understand in English because that would be the language of communications with her employer and co-workers.
The housekeeper must be able to provide the required documents when applying for a job abroad.
How to Apply as a Housekeeper
Applying as a housekeeper must be done through the agency or directly at POEA. In the list of housekeeping positions available above, there is also the name of agency where you can apply for the job.
You may contact the agency personally to inquire for their requirements, schedule of interview and applications, and all other details pertaining to the job posted.
Usually, you’d have to prepare your bio-data or resume, valid IDs, passport, NBI, Certificate of Trainings and Employment, and other documents.
What are the Duties and Responsibilities of a Housekeeper
The housekeeper as the name suggests, is the one tasked to keep the house clean and organized. As a housekeeper, you are expected to clean the house and the things within and around the house. You may do the laundry. You may be assigned in the kitchen to prepare and cook food. You may be assigned to care for the children or the elderly members of the family. And you may be asked to do some errands.
Depending on the size of the family of your employer, you may have to do all these duties or you may be assigned to do one special responsibility such laundry only, or kitchen only, or taking care of children only.
Your tasks and responsibilities will be discussed and explained to you by your agency and/or employer during your interview or when you qualify for the position.
Make sure to ask if the duties and responsibilities are not clear. Don’t hesitate to clarify or to ask questions.
Tips to be a Good Housekeeper
Just do your duties and responsibilities with all your heart and with all honesty, and your job as a housekeeper will be smooth.
Respect your employer, talk to them in a nice way, do your work responsibly, and be honest at all times.
Many Filipinos have chosen to work abroad with their long-time employers than come home for good with their own family because they developed a good relationship with their employer’s family. In return, they are given higher salary and more benefits and even gifts, which they can then give to their families back home.
It may be hard to work as a housekeeper at first or when you’re just starting, but sooner or later, you’ll be able to adjust and enjoy your work as a housekeeper.
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