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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Part-Time Nanny Needed- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Gold Coast couple with a 1 month old baby is looking for a part-time native Mandarin, Spanish, or Hindi speaking nanny for a very flexible schedule of 2-3 days per week. Family would guarantee nanny roughly 20-25 hours per week, from Monday-Friday. Rough schedule as of now will be Mondays 9a-7p, Tuesdays 1p-9p, and Thursdays 9a-7p.

Duties will be strictly childcare based. Family will be able to provide nanny's firm schedule up to one month in advance. Driving is not required but parking is available if needed.

Salary is $15-18/hour, DOE. Preferred start date is February 2011, but sooner for the right person. Family would love a long-term commitment with a nanny who can grow with their schedule and needs.

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com or call 312-802-2337.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Executive Assistant to CEO of Finance Company Needed- NY, NY


Executive/Personal Assistant position for CEO of busy financial company in Midtown. Schedule is regular Monday-Friday, either 9-5 or 10-6. Office is small, community feel and ideal candidate will be able to wear many hats and take on various assignments as needed. CEO has 3 young children. Duties include scheduling appointments, coordinating his calendar, arranging travel, event planning, and day-to-day needs. 3 years of Executive/Personal Assistant experience required, and financial background is a plus. 

Compensation includes full benefits and salary range is $80-$130K, DOE. Candidates must be legal to work in the US, and submit to a background check. Please email CV to resumes@alteregoconcierge.com. NO phone calls please. 

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Weekday/Weekend Nanny/Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL

Lakeview family with two young toddler boys is looking for a nanny/housekeeper to join their busy household. Nanny/housekeeper will be responsible for assisting a stay-at-home mother with childcare, housekeeping and organization of large single family home, grocery shopping and various errands. Housekeeping responsibilities include daily making beds and general straightening, family laundry and bedding; dust and polish furniture; sweep, and mop floors; maintain bathrooms; and vacuum. 
Family would love a proactive staff member who functions as a house manager type--someone who can wear many hats and is always eager to help. Family would like someone who is honest, quick to complete tasks, gentle, not overly bearing, and health conscious. Candidate must be punctual, reliable, energetic, intensely motivated, and most importantly love children. Spanish speaking is a plus.

Schedule is Wednesday through Sunday morning, live in preferred but can live out Weds/Thurs/and Saturday nights after 10 pm. Family would love meal preparation though not a requirement. A driver is preferred, and a clean driving record is a must. Immediate travel is not necessary though future travel will be required. Family has no pets.

Ideal candidate can start immediately, has their own reliable vehicle, and is looking to make a long-term commitment. Salary $12-17/hour, DOE. Family offers great perks, such as paid holidays and tuition reimbursement for child-related courses. 

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com or call 312-802-2337. 

Monday, January 10, 2011

Live-In Nanny Needed- Wilmette, IL

Live-in nanny position open with a Wilmette family with two toddler aged children. Nanny must be flexible and a true team player who is able to assist a single parent with childcare as well as running a very busy household. Housekeeping is not a large component of the position, but the nanny must be ready to pitch in and help where needed. Nanny must be cat-friendly and comfortable with a parent working at home.

Schedule will be 5 days off per week, with the two days off to be determined. Nanny is able to live in on her days off,  with accommodations including private bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen. 

Good English is a must, and family would prefer a Mandarin or Spanish speaker who is able to teach the children a second language. Nanny must drive, although she is not required to have her own vehicle. Spotless driving record a must. Family would love a long-term career nanny who is looking for a great family to work with for several years. 

Salary range is $500-700/week, DOE. 

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@alteregoconcierge.com. Due to the volume of applicants, we will only contact you if you are eligible for an interview. 

Friday, January 7, 2011

Domestic Couple Needed-Easthampton, NY

Excellent, experienced couple/team needed to manage beautiful Easthampton residence. Must have 5+ years working together as a domestic couple. Must have experience with cleaning, gardening, cooking family meals, entertaining, driving and managing the estate which is predominantly used on weekends and throughout the summer. Must be child and dog friendly, although childcare is not required. Must be knowledgable on computers and with PDA devices, and working knowledge of Hvac systems is a plus. Ideal couple has great communication skills and positive attitudes. New York City and/or Hamptons experience a plus.

Salary up to $110K, DOE. Start date is immediate. 

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@alteregoconcierge.com. Due to the volume of applicants, we will only contact you if you are eligible for an interview. 

Advice For New Moms & Dads: Baby Needs Checklist


We love this comprehensive list from our friends at the "Expectant Mothers Guide"--everything you need to get ready for baby! After all, there is never such thing as being too prepared.

BABY BEDDING & NURSERY ACCESSORIES:
Bedding Manufacturer:
Pattern/Theme:
Color Theme:
Baby's Name:
Boy or Girl:
__ Comforter/Quilt
__ Bumper Pad
__ Crib Sheet(s)
__ Diaper Stacker
__ Dust Ruffle
__ Canopy Cover
__ Mobile
__ Pillow
__ Cradle Set
__ Porta Crib Sheets
__ Wall Hanging
__ Lamp
__ Wallpaper/Border
__ Changing Table Cove
__ Crib & Mattress
__ Cradle & Pad
__ Chest
__ Dresser
__ Rocker/Glider
__ Porta Crib & Pad
__ Bassinet & Pad
__ Changing Table & Pad
INFANT FEEDING SUPPLIES
__ High Chair & Pad
__ Bibs
__ Booster Seat
__ Pacifier & Holder
__ Dishwasher Caddy
__ Sterilizer Kit
__ Bottle Brush
__ Bottle Warmer
__ Plastic Bottles
__ Disposable Bottles
__ Glass Bottles
__ Nipples
__ Bottle Caps
__ Breast Pump Set
__ Nursing Pads
INFANT HEALTH & CHILD SAFETY PRODUCTS
__ Nursery Monitor
__ Safety Gate
__ Vaporizer
__ Thermometer
__ Nasal Aspirator
__ Night Lights
__ Fireplace Bumpers
__ Drawer Latches
__ Outlet Plugs
__ Appliance Locks
__ Toilet Locks
INFANT BATHING NEEDS
__ Baby Bath Tub
__ Bath Sponge
__ Bath Ring
__ Hooded Bath
__ Towel
__ Wash Cloths
__ Tub Spout Covers
__ Deodorizers
__ Potty Chairs
__ Safety Scissors
__ Nail Clippers
__ Brush/Comb
INFANT TRAVEL PRODUCTS
__ Play Yard
__ Infant Car Seat
__ Toddler Car Seat
__ Diaper Bag
__ Baby Sun Shades
__ Umbrella Stroller
__ Large Stroller
__ Soft Carrier
__ Back Pack Carrier
__ Peek A Boo Cover
INFANT CLOTHING
__ Diapers (cloth)
__ Diaper Pins
__ Plastic Pants
__ Diaper Covers
__ Diaper Liners
__ Gowns
__ One-piece outfits
__ Sleepers
__ Playwear
__ Booties
__ Socks
__ Shoes
__ Receiving Blankets
__ Undershirts (Snap-side or Pullover)
MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS FOR BABY & NURSERY
__ Crib Mirror
__ Activity Quilt
__ Activity Gym
__ Toy Chest
__ Child's Rocker
__ Toys
__ Door Jumper
__ Walker
__ Swing
__ Bouncer Seat
__ Picture Frames
__ Record Book
__ Photo Albums
__ Wipes Warmer
__ Diaper Pail