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Find fulfillment through a career as a senior CAREGiver 

Home Instead Caregiver and senior man stand smiling together in home

You are a CAREGiver

Home is so much more than we think it is. It’s where we make our best memories, feel safe, comfortable and loved. It’s where we want to live out our lives. Join the Home Instead family to give the comfort of home to aging adults and learn what it feels like to help change someone’s life.

CAREGiver Profile

Hear from Christie

Home Instead Caregiver stands smiling in front of senior woman in bed

My caregiving skills:

  • Being a positive force in someone's life
  • Assisting with bathing & hygiene
  • Helping with activities of daily living
  • Preparing meals and snacks
  • Performing light household tasks
  • Listening and chatting
  • Assisting with transportation needs

My Favorite Part of the Job

I love so many things about my career as a Home Instead CAREGiver! My favorite thing is knowing what I’m supposed to be doing and really making a difference in a senior’s life with each shift.


Senior Care CAREGiving Q&A

A: I make scheduled visits to seniors’ homes to provide companionship and help them with everyday tasks. Sometimes that means going to their family home, and other times it means serving them in a care facility.
A: Every day is different, and I love that variety! One day I might be cooking lunch and playing cards with a client, and the next day I may be helping a different client. No matter what tasks I’m performing, I leave each shift with a deep sense of accomplishment.
A: That’s easy! Home Instead doesn’t require previous caregiving experience. Their training program is so thorough that I learned everything I needed to know to provide confident care right away. All I had to bring to my interview was a compassionate heart.


  • Competitive Come & Go hourly wages
  • Competitive Live-In daily pay wages
  • Overtime paid weekly when working more than 40 hours per week
  • Paid training throughout employment
  • Time and a half pay when working Company recognized holidays
  • Bi-weekly pay periods


  • Paid Sick Leave 
  • 401k with Company match
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance (must meet Full Time eligibility)
  • Company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • 24/7 On Call Support with a large office team
  • Nurses on staff to provide guidance, training, and support
  • Direct Deposit
  • Access to AFLAC offerings 
  • CTA/Metra Commuter Benefit
  • Employee referral bonus program