Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sacramento Business Journal Article on CareMonk

CareMonk is really excited to announce that the Sacramento Business Journal has just released a article about CareMonk. This is another positive step for the companies feature and we are very appreciative of the support from our local papers.

You can view the article hear: CareMonk Article In Sacramento Business Journal

We love to hear what you think about the article and the CareMonk idea, feel free to share your thoughts and questions below.

Friday, November 22, 2013

What Are Companions and Home Health Aides – Care Monk

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Companions and home health aides both sound like they could both be the same job, but that could never be further from the truth. Both positions serve the purpose of taking care of the sick or elderly, but each positions has its own roles and today at Care Monk we are going to break down the difference between the roles and what it takes to become each one.

What is a companion?
A companion in health care and caregiving can be a nursing assistant that is hired to work with a patient in the patients private home and to offer companionship and observation.

What is a companions role?

Companions are hired to provide light house work such as cleaning dishes, doing laundry vacuuming and etc. They also can be hired to cook, run errands or just offer supervisions, social interaction while performing no hands-on care.

How to become a companion?

To become a companion is quite simple all you need is insurance and a background check and thats it. offers companion positions for any interested candidates, we take care of insurance and background check so you are protected and the patients are safe.

What is a home health aide?

Home health aides help people who are disabled, chronically ill, cognitively impaired, as well as older adults who may need assistance.

What is a home health aides role?

Home health aides will bath, dress, and provide services such as light house keeping. In some states health aides may be able to give client's their medication or check the clients vital signs under the direction of a nurse.

How to become a health aide?

To become a home health aide is quite simple all you need is insurance and a background check and thats it. offers companion positions for any interested candidates, we take care of insurance and background check so you are protected and the patients are safe.

If your interested becoming a companion or home health aide please visit 

Has anybody ever worked as a companion or home health aide?
Did you enjoy the work?
What Are Companions and Home Health Aides

Part Time Jobs While In College – CareMonk

If you could get paid to be your own boss while in college, would you do it? I know your probably thinking that this is a scam or or some wild fantasy, but it is true. was created to offer young medical students and college students the opportunity to work while they go to school and gain experience. Listen Care Monk understands a college student is a full time job, but whether you live on campus or commute to school it is nice to have some money for activities on the weekend or to pay for bills. Along with homework and studying outside of the classroom, your time is limited and your available hours can be slim. This can leave students forced to work unwanted hours and creates more stress to their already overwhelming workload. If this sounds like you do not worry Their is a solution and a job that allows you to be your own boss, which means you decide when you work and how long you work. The answer is being a companion for sick and elders or if you have the credentials as a medical student might, you could even be a home health aide. The coolest part about the positions is they allow you to make a difference in someone's life, and you get paid. The average salary for being a companion or home health aide can vary between $10-$18 a hour depending on your experience.

How Does it work

Care Monk makes it easy for you to become a companion or home health aide. All you have to do is sign up on Care Monk as a caregiver and add your information, pay a 1 time registration fee that pays for your background check and insurance. This ensures that we are hiring serious and safe companions or home health aides for our patients and it keeps you insured and safe in case anything happens while you are on the job. After the the registration process you list when you can work and what your willing to do, for example, Mr. Monk can work M-F from 2pm-6pm and will do light house work, run errands, cook and spend time with his patients and charges $12 a hour. Then Care Monks database will match you with clients looking for the same and just like that your hired and working. Care Monk takes care of the hard work and stress of being a boss, such as paying your overhead, making sure customers pay you on time, finding you work, while you get to enjoy the perks of being a boss working when you want and getting paid. I guess you could say we are giving you the freedom to do what you want, and who doesn’t want that.

To find out more about the roles of each position please click the link: companion and home health aide.

As a college student does this interest you? Why or Why not.

If your a parent of a college student is something that interest you for your child?

Part Time Jobs While In College