Job Description: A challenging position involving long exhausting days, overnights, weekends and holidays.
Responsibilities: Taking care of one or more children in a messy, chaotic environment, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for the rest of your life.
Qualifications: The ability to manage several tasks at once, while being constantly interrupted. Having the ability to filter out loud noises and the tolerance to listen to constant blaming and fighting. Must possess the ability to put up with numerous demands, dirty looks and annoying comments.
Duties: Cleaning up messes beyond your wildest imagination. Wiping up immeasurable amounts of dirt, urine, poop, vomit and snot. Being a 24 hour nurse, chauffeur, trouble shooter, negotiator, referee, party planner, counselor, activity director, coach, maid, personal assistant, chef, and volunteer.
Experience: No experience is necessary; in fact, it’s preferred – that way they can take full advantage of you.
Benefits: This position does not provide any medical, dental or life insurance, no sick days, no stock options and definitely no vacation time!
Possibility for Advancement: Virtually none. Your job is to remain in the same position for years without complaining. Meanwhile, you are responsible for retraining and updating your skills.
Compensation: This position will actually cost you money – lots of it!
It does,however, offer the chance to experience unconditional love that is amazing and that will not compare to anything else you will experience in the world and really…isn’t that compensation enough?