Life is filled with things that need doing.
Umbrella is a way for recent retirees to use their skills to stay active. Hire Umbrella workers for many jobs, from mowing lawns to interior painting to changing light fixtures to fixing a leaky faucet.
Umbrella is a win-win for communities. You get jobs done at a very affordable rate by a neighbor who cares - and your neighbor gets to put his or her skills to good use.
Umbrella has been used by thousands of people and has been featured in outlets including:
Umbrella's most popular tasks include:
Handywork (plumbing, electric, carpentry)
Errands of all types
One flat rate. All jobs booked through Umbrella are just $16/hour (+ tax).
Trusted workers. Workers are triple-vetted to make sure they have the right background and skills.
Happiness, guaranteed. All jobs booked through Umbrella are protected by our Happiness Guarantee.
Supporting your community. Umbrella donates an hour of help to a low-income senior for each new Member.
See what our members are saying:
"Five stars! The Umbrella Neighbor was on time, very friendly, professional, extremely helpful, a pleasure to invite them in our home! Umbrella has helped us tremendously! We look forward to using Umbrella again very soon!"
— Rosemary R., NY
"The Neighbor was punctual, knew his stuff, solved several problems and taught me how to do many things I hadn't known. Highly recommend!"
— Sharon M., NY
“I’m so relieved I found Umbrella… What would I have done otherwise? It is fabulous!”
— Donna H., NY
“I cannot recommend this service more highly. Five out of five stars!
I used them four times in one month and plan to use them in the spring to open up my garden, do some closet organizing, and teach me how to use eBay to sell unneeded items.”
— Karen P., NY