Experience Required to Become a House Sitter
For a home owner, allowing someone into their house and trusting them to take good care of it as well as any pets they may have requires a great deal of trust. Not just anyone can become a house or pet sitter and you do require certain a CV and certain checks and references to be carried out. Experience specifically as a house sitter is not always necessary and what is often considered to be more important is demonstration of a trustworthy and responsible attitude. Include any experiences that you think may be relevant especially cases where you responsible for someone else’s property or demonstrated common sense and initiative.
Other things that are often required are references that back up the claims you have made on your CV such as from a previous employer or teacher. Police checks will also likely to be required and including one within your application looks good and shows that you have nothing to hide. Getting the first house sitting work is often the hardest and once you begin to prove yourself and build up your references and reviews is will certainly get much easier to find additional homes in the area that you are looking.