Virtual Assistants

WAHM WorkSpace is excited to now offer a virtual assistance service. We promote the VA businesses of Work at Home Moms (WAHMs), who are looking to take on some work in order to support their families, add to their income or open themselves up for going back into the workplace at some stage.
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Bianca Johnson - Head Helper

Bianca is the Head Helper and is a work at home mom (WAHM) to 2 kids - Kyle is almost 4 years and Ayla is 8 months old. She’s worked in the travel industry, hospitality, concierge and admin arenas over her long and varied career.
She most enjoys working with female entrepreneurs who are chatty and a little bit left of normal 🙂 Her favourite VA task is transcribing blogs and other documents from recordings. She’s passionate about creating systems that make doing the daily things easier for everyone.
She’s always been a knowledge junkie, and loves learning new things. She’s currently on a learning streak with Trello, and is excited to share her love of this platform, and show you how it can help to streamline your business.
With a degree in Applied Language Studies, she’s a good proof reader, loves helping with editing and enjoys researching on her clients’ behalf. Her google-fu is strong, and she can help you find most resources you need.

Durban Based

Transcription/Organisation/General Administration/Proof-reading/Research/Social Media/Event Planning/IOS Programs/MS Programs

Jo Holroyd - Social Media and Comedy Helper

Jo is a firecracker of a personality with a huge variety of experience. She is a rising comedy star in Durban, with plans to go international! She is hoping to fund her comedy career through part time work as a virtual assistant.

She has previously run a Social Media consultancy, and would love to assist your company in improving your social media strategy across all major platforms.

As a trained public speaker, and drama major, Jo is a capable MC, and has experience in running events on behalf of clients. She is also a contributor on a podcast and can assist with clients needing to move forward with their own podcast.

 

Durban Based

Social Media/Comedy/Public Speaking/Facebook/Instagram/Event Planning/Podcasting 

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Anthea Busschau - All Round Helper

Anthea is a WAHM to two kids - a 6 year old boy, James, and 3 year old girl, Amy. She's lived and worked in Africa and the UK and has extensive experience in a huge variety of fields. She's worked in everything from event planning to logistics, as well as in creative industries like textile design and interior design. She's the full package!

Anthea's top three passions are organisation, creativity and administration. Three very key traits for a great virtual assistant.

She is particularly passionate about organisation! Be that organising your event, your home, your schedule or your online space. She's able to book and plan travel arrangements for anywhere in the world - personal, business or both! She's a guru at keeping on top of your diary or schedule (business or personal) and making sure that your online storage is in tip top shape.

Her creativity extends to assisting with interior design projects, creating photo books for clients (don't we all need someone to take this one for us?) and working with you on social media posts.

Her admin experience is extensive and she's happy to take on whatever you need help with. She's excellent with all Office programs, has experience in shipping and logistics, and is an ace at reporting and feedback.

Anthea is known to her friends as the go to person for information. If they don't know the answer, they know Anthea will, or she will find out faster than they can. Definitely the kind of person you want looking after your business.

 

Johannesburg Based

Organisation/Scheduling/General Administration/Proof-reading/Logistics/Research/Social Media/Project Management/Event Planning

Adrienne Brown - Numbers Helper

Adrienne is WAHM to two girls, Mikaila 11 and Jacqui 9. Adrienne has a creative spark and her joy for life shines through in her vibrant personality. Working from home gives her the opportunity to spend more time with her girls.

She has a BCompt degree, but it’s her passion for numbers and individuals that makes her brilliant at bookkeeping.  For those that prefer handing these things over, Adrienne is your girl!

Administration in general is also her forte, as she’s a detail oriented worker. A go getter with a love for life and for sharing her joy with as many people as possible.

Durban Based

Bookkeeping/Online Accounting/MS Office Suite/Typing/Administration/Data-capturing.

Adrienne and her family
Hanna and her family

Hanna Mahomed - All Round Helper

Hanna is a WAHM to an adult daughter and a teenage son. Having worked in administrative roles for the past 20 years, she decided she wanted to head out on her own. Having the flexibility of time while her son finishes his high school was a huge deciding factor for her. Her love of people and a mischievous sense of humour make her a delight to deal with.

Her experience is extensive, having held administration roles in a huge variety of industries, means that she can easily fit into any new situation. She has experience in Pastel Payroll and has done financial management of accounts for various smaller firms. She is fantastic at organisation and loves ensuring business people are organised online from their diary to their documents and more.

She has a kind and generous personality which is bound to bring joy into your life through your dealings with her!

Durban Based

MS Office Suite/Typing/Administration/Data-capturing/Bookkeeping/Pastel Payroll/Organisation

Shea Harrison - Administration Helper

Shea is WAHM to a 7 year old daughter. She has extensive administration experience, and really enjoys making everyone she works with get on top of things.

She is great at typing, transcribing and has some experience with social media management. General office administration and data capturing are also her forte.

She's another Mac lover and is efficient with both MS and IOS programs, giving her that extra edge.

A delightful person to work with, she's sure to bring sunshine into your day!

Durban Based

MS Office Suite/IOS Office Suite/Typing/Administration/Data-capturing/Transcription/Social Media

Shea and her daughter
Bashni with her kids

Bashni Naidoo - HR/Administration Helper

Bashni is a Stay at Home Mom for two kids, an almost 5 year old girl and an almost 2 year old boy. She has been home with her kids for a few years and now finds herself looking for the mental stimulation that fired her up before kids.
Bashni has a diploma in Human Resources and experience working in the HR industry in a large college. She has worked in administration roles and loves making life easier for her clients.
Let Bashni make your life easier by taking on the things you aren't excited about doing!

Durban Based

Human Resources/MS Office Suite/Typing/Administration/Data-capturing

Jessica Claassen - Research Helper

Jessica is WAHM to two kids under 4 and plans on homeschooling her kids. She is very environmentally focused and is working towards a zero waste lifestyle. Her hobbies include making natural face and body products and tiny living.

Jessica is well read, with a wide range of interests. She enjoys doing research on behalf of clients and excels at collating that information. She's detail oriented and would be an asset to any perfectionist business.

Durban Based

MS Office Suite/Typing/Administration/Data-capturing/Research

Jessica and her two kids
Simone and her 3 boys

Simone Woodcock - Administration Helper

Simone is a WAHM to three very busy boys - Cayden, Ashton and Brooklyn. She has worked in the hair salon industry for 20 years, but due to health reasons has had to leave the industry and pursue working from home. Being at home with her family makes leaving her passion so much easier to bare.

Simone loves working with words, and enjoys transcription, writing and editing. She's happy to do data capturing and pays attention to details. Her people skills from the hair salon days will make her a delightful asset to any business.

Johannesburg Based

MS Office Suite/Typing/Administration/Data-capturing/Transcription/Writing

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