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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Full-Time Nanny/House Manager Needed- Chicago, IL

Full Time Nanny/House Manager needed to support a working mother with two children in Chicago, IL. Schedule requires flexibility but Nanny will work Thursdays and Fridays every week in addition to 3 floating days (weekday or weekend, which will vary based on employer’s travel schedule). Ideal candidate is passionate about working with children, interested in child development (early child education background a plus), a team player, detail-oriented, full of energy and is willing to help out in all aspects of the home. Applicants should be receptive to feedback but also able to work autonomously. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Provide care, supervision and safety of the children above all other responsibilities.
  • Tend to the children’s basic needs.
  • Use Employee’s automobile to drive children to activities and events.  Mileage will be reimbursed to Employee bi-monthly in accordance with current standard rate.  Employee must submit mileage to Employer each week. Employee to maintain valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Prepare healthy snacks and meals for the children; clean up kitchen and dining table when completed.
  • Keep children’s bedroom, children’s bathroom and other family play areas (e.g. family room, basement, kitchen) clean and organized (e.g. put away and organize clothes and toys, clean and disinfect toys as needed, make the bed, wipe down surfaces/countertops, sweep floor after meals as needed, etc.)
  • Grocery and general shopping for all the children’s needs.  
  • Arrange, supervise and participate in daily activities with the children, which include: games, walks, play-dates, playground visits, educational outings, classes and reading.
  • Proactively research, plan and take children to activities (e.g. outings, classes, play groups, play-dates, organized activities) that have child development, social relationship skills and educational value, as agreed with Employer.
  • Engage other nannies and moms to promote play-dates and activities for the children, as agreed with Employer. Coordinate/participate in carpools and activity planning.
  • Consistently comply with parent’s discipline and child rearing preferences.
  • Confer with Employer about special problems, new skills and day's activities to ensure parent is updated on the children's development and daytime life.
  • Keep a daily journal/log with a narrative of the children’s meals, medication and activities.
  • Light housekeeping related to children.
  • Be an active participant with neighborhood parents and school activities.
  • Monitor and report on school website weekly.
  • Logistics manager for children’s calendar and activities.
  • Maintain updated First Aid and CPR certification. Employer to reimburse Employee for recertification classes as needed. 
In addition, the following House Management duties may include:
  • Organizing closets 
  • Answering the door/phone and greeting guests, sign for packages, etc.  
  • Watering flowers
  • Preparing light meals and keeping fresh foods stocked
  • Grocery shopping and maintaining household inventory (toiletries, cleaning supplies, etc.)
  • Running errands such as post office, drugstore, etc. 
  • Purchase and wrap gifts; mail or deliver when needed
  • Assist with research projects and management (i.e.: vendor recommendations, repairs, etc.)
All candidates must be legal to work in the US, speak English, have strong written and oral communication skills, a valid driver's license and own reliable vehicle, and have 3+ years of private home experience. Compensation is commensurate with experience; start date is as soon as possible, but client is flexible for the right candidate. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to Start date is September 2018. 

Friday, August 3, 2018

Full-Time Live-In Caregiver/Companion Needed- Michigan and Florida

Full-time live-in Companion/Caregiver needed for elderly couple who split their time between Michigan (West Bloomfield) and Florida (West Palm Beach). Caregiver will travel and relocate alongside the couple and be responsible for assisting them with their day-to-day needs. This is a full-time position and coverage is required for approximately 40 hours/week, typically Monday-Friday but flexibility needed on occasion. Client is open to a 6 day/week position if candidate prefers. Both husband and wife are in good health, but husband requires more assistance with general daily care as he has early onset dementia.

Duties include but are not limited to:
·       Driving and accompanying to and from appointments
·       Running errands
·       Preparing light meals
·       Light tidying (loading/unloading dishwasher, general straightening, etc.)

Companion will assist with overall daily care, light housework (loading/unloading dishwasher, etc.), preparing meals, running errands, driving and accompanying Principal(s) to appointments and social functions, etc. Both husband and wife are in good health, but husband requires more assistance with general daily care. Salary is OPEN and full benefits (health insurance, PTO, etc.) will be provided. Start date is as soon as possible. Applicants MUST have a minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Companion/Caregiver (preferably live-in), valid driver’s license, and current CPR certification. To apply or for more details, please email Start date is as soon as possible; client is open to relocation for the right candidate

Monday, June 25, 2018

Administrative/Executive Assistant- Chicago, IL

A private financial company in Chicago, IL (Loop) is seeking an Administrative/Executive Assistant to work alongside the Senior Executive Assistant to support the President. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Manage calendars
  • Schedule meetings and travel itineraries
  • Monitor email and incoming correspondence
  • Prepare reports, documents, and letters
  • Coordinate meeting agendas and minutes
  • Organize and maintaining office systems, files, and supplies
  • Field internal and external telephone calls
  • Assist with other office duties as needed
The ideal candidate values confidentiality, has a keen eye for detail, and enjoys learning on the fly. Additionally, he/she should be enthusiastic, professional, personable, organized, customer-focused, and a strong communicator. Candidates should have a minimum of 1-2 years of Administrative experience and a strong history of working independently. Additionally, candidates must be fully proficient in Microsoft Office suite programs. Salary is DOE; great benefits package provided. If interested, please email cover letter and resume to

Spanish Speaking Nanny Needed Full-Time- Chicago, IL

Full-time Nanny needed for family in Chicago, IL (Gold Coast). Family has two young children and a newborn due later this year and is looking for a career Nanny to grow with them for years to come. Schedule is Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week, approximately 8am-5pm (but open to additional hours if candidate prefers). Daily duties include overall care of the children, including driving to school and activities, playdates, light housekeeping related to the children, etc. Family is looking for a Nanny who is loving, warm, engaging, has a true passion for child development, and who drives (car will be provided). Ideal Nanny will be willing to travel on occasion but not often/required. Salary is OPEN and dependent upon experience; includes paid vacation/holidays, annual performance based bonus and long-term incentives, and a health insurance stipend. To apply and for additional information, please email your resume to for consideration. Start date is as soon as possible.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Full-Time Nanny Needed- Birmingham, MI

Full-time Nanny needed to care for newborn baby in Birmingham, MI. Both parents work full-time and are open to one Nanny working the full schedule (7am-7pm, Monday-Friday) or splitting the shift between two candidates. This is their first child and they are looking for a great Nanny (or Nannies) to grow with their family long-term. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Primary duties are to ensure the health, well-being, education, development and safety of the child.
- Comply with parents’ discipline philosophy and child-rearing preferences. Nanny is to treat children with kindness and respect. Discipline guidelines will be provided.
- To provide care and have responsibility for employers’ child, while on duty as their childcare provider. This includes providing healthy meals, keeping the child’s clothing and toys clean and tidy.
- Maintain a cheerful and helpful attitude while with the child
- Promote feelings of security and warmth by planning time daily with the child
- Responsible for providing healthy meals according to parents’ guidelines. Some assistance with preparation of family dinner may be requested.
- Limited time on cell phone or phone (only in cases of emergency or important personal business)
- Visitors are not allowed while working unless pre-approved by parents


- 10+ years’ experience in childcare settings (day care center, nursery, babysitting, nanny, etc.)
- Understanding of child psychology and stages of development
- Certification in infant and child first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Fluent in spoken and written English
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Ability to pass a background check and drug screening
- Absolute confidentiality and discretion on all matters
- Reliable mode of transportation required
- Non-smoker and non-drinker
- Pet friendly

Compensation is open and based on experience. Start date is August 2018 but family is open to starting Nanny sooner if needed. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to 

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Administrative Assistant- Chicago, IL (West Loop)

Administrative Assistant needed to support a small team of executives at a private firm in Chicago, IL (West Loop). This position requires a minimum of 2 years of administrative and/or professional experience. Ideal candidate is extremely organized, a quick learner, and highly motivated. Must be a team player who is adaptable and comfortable working in a small office setting. No travel is required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to engage with high-level partners in a professional and courteous manner. 
  • Manage, monitor and coordinate calendars and meetings for multiple directors, including the Chief Investment Officer. 
  • Making travel arrangements, such as booking flights, cars, and making hotel and restaurant reservations. Candidate should be able to coordinate complex travel and meeting schedules with little direction for both domestic and international travel. 
  • Daily clerical functions: screening calls, emails, filing, meeting service requests. 
  • Provide support for the office services including meeting preparation, greeting and assisting guests, and overall office 
maintenance while maintaining an exceptional level of customer service. 
  • Ability to work independently, as well as play an integral role in the office and team environment. 
  • Office and workplace hospitality including ability to anticipate needs of guests and team members to ensure a seamless 
and positive work environment. 
  • Help to prepare executive expense reports 
  • Prepare and arrange for meetings including arrangements for food, beverage, and electronic equipment 
  • Assist team with special projects and special events 

Compensation is commensurate with experience; full benefits package provided. Start date is as soon as possible. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to  

Monday, May 21, 2018

Full-Time Nanny Needed- Oak Park, IL

Full-time Nanny needed for family with 3 children in Oak Park, IL. Ideal candidate can start in June but family is flexible for the right fit. Both parents work full-time and would love to find a great Nanny who is a part of their team and is patient, loving, responsible, dependable, and a good communicator. Nanny will be guaranteed 50 hours per week and typical schedule will be 7:30am-6pm, with Fridays being a shorter day. General duties include getting children dressed and ready in the morning, preparing their meals and snacks, driving the older two to school/activities, and overall all aspects of their daily care. Nanny must drive but a car will be provided. Family has no pets. Competitive salary and great perks. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to