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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Full-Time Live-In Nanny Needed for Great Family in Washington, DC

Fun and energetic family in Washington, DC is looking for a full time live-in nanny to join their growing family.  Family currently has one 22-month old son but is expecting another child in mid-March.  Both parents have extremely demanding work schedules and would love a nanny with flexibility.  Typical hours will be 8am-6:30pm, but occasional evening and overnights hours are needed as necessary.  If longer hours are required, overtime will be compensated. Family rarely needs help on the weekends but if nanny is interested in extra hours, an additional weekend schedule can be mutually agreed upon. 

Duties of the position include but are not limited to complete care of children, cooking meals, light housework, laundry, running errands as needed and driving.  Family does have a housekeeper that comes once a week to help with cleaning/house management as well.  Ideally the family is looking for someone who is a great communicator, a warm genuine person, and extremely energetic and able to keep up with two young children.  Family would ideally be looking for a nanny who is comfortable keeping a brief daily log of children's development and activity as well.  Someone who has a true interest and passion for working with children and will treat their home as if it were their own and can keep up with all the moving parts.

Nanny living accommodations include a third floor guest room which has a separate bedroom and bathroom.  Family has a small dog so nanny must be pet friendly, although no major pet care duties are involved with the position.  Light travel including 1-3 family vacations per year would be a plus if candidate were open to it.  Nanny must be legal to work in the United States, be CPR and First Aid certified and speak English fluently.  Nanny ideally should drive but it's not a deal breaker. Family will be provided a car for the position.  Salary is $500-850/week, plus health insurance in the future for the perfect person. If interested, please email resume and cover letter to to apply and for more details.    

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Part Time Housekeeper Needed for Lakeview Family- Chicago, IL

Lakeview family seeking a part-time housekeeper to clean their home one day a week. Schedule is 9am-2pm, $20/hour. The housekeeper will be responsible for the overall cleaning of the home, vacuuming and washing floors and some organization. Family would prefer someone to work on Wednesday but they are flexible. Looking for someone for the long-term, and would like the person to be positive and upbeat. 

Must have at least 3+ years experience in a private home, have excellent references, and be legal to work in the United States. To apply, please e-mail resume to

Temporary Housekeeper Needed ASAP- Chicago, IL

Gold Coast residence seeking a temporary housekeeper ASAP to join fully staffed household. Position requires flexibility for a 4-12 week commitment, but may become permanent for the perfect person. Housekeeper will be responsible for the daily maintenance of the home, including but not limited to:
  • Daily cleaning of the entire home
  • Organizing the home
  • Laundry, ironing, and wardrobe maintenance
  • Light household maintenance and repairs
  • Household errands and grocery shopping
  • Preparing/Cooking meals
Ideal candidates must have previous experience working in a private home, and references with elderly employers as a housekeeper/companion is a plus. Must have valid driver's license. Schedule is Monday-Friday, 8-5, and Saturdays from 8-1. Salary depends on experience, plus stipend for health insurance. 

Candidates must be legal to work in the United States and have excellent references. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to to apply.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Full Time Nanny Needed for Newborn Baby- Elmhurst, IL

Nanny needed for Elmhurst family. Family is expecting their first child in January and would like someone to start with them at the end of March/early April when the mother goes back to work. Family would like to begin interviewing ASAP. Looking for a minimum 3-month commitment to a maximum 1-year commitment. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

--Overall care of the child
--Playtime with the baby
--Light laundry

Candidate must have 5+ years infant experience, be legal to work in the United States and have excellent references. Family is looking for someone who is positive, reliable, gentle, honest and is dog friendly (although no dog walking will be required). 

Schedule is M-F 7:30AM-6:30PM, weekend hours will not be required. Some Fridays will be shorter days workdays. Salary is DOE, with performance based bonus at employer's discretion. To apply or for more information, please e-mail

Thursday, December 13, 2012

FT Career Nanny Needed for Working Couple- Chicago, IL

Two working parents in downtown Chicago (Streeterville neighborhood) looking for a career nanny for their preschool aged daughter. Schedule is 7am – 5:30/6 pm. Ideal candidate is fantastic with kids—great at creative/fantasy play; active and willing to ride bicycles and run in the park; loves reading or art or music and able to share that with their daughter. Daughter is in school from 8:30 – 11:45, so after drops off at school their nanny grocery shops, runs errands, cooks, and cleans during that time. Nanny should be able to drive but a vehicle will be provided. Nanny should also be comfortable working with a child who has food allergies. No heavy housekeeping required, as there is a part-time housekeeper, but light tidying requested. ALL applicants should be legal to work in the US, have 5-8+ years of experience, speak good English, and have excellent references.

Salary is $16-22/hour DOE, plus overtime after 40 hours. Please email to apply or for additional information. Start date is January 2013. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

PT Housekeeper/Cook needed in Boston, MA

PT Housekeeper/ Cook needed in Boston.  Family lives in Brookline, on the Boston line, not far from Kenmore Square.  Excellent cleaning and cooking skills a must.  Really nice family and flexible hours.  Must drive.  Salary DOE. Hire is immediate. Email for more details or to apply. 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Full Time Housekeeper Needed for Lincoln Park Couple- Chicago, IL

Private home seeking a housekeeper in Lincoln Park/Gold Coast. Housekeeper will be responsible for the overall daily maintenance of the home, including but not limited to:

  • Daily cleaning/organizing of the entire home
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Occasional household errands and grocery shopping
Ideal candidates must have previous experience working in a private home. Must have license and own car. Salary $600-700/week. 

Candidates must be legal to work in the US, have excellent references and be available immediately. Please send resume to

Monday, December 10, 2012

Executive Housekeeper/Home Assistant-Chicago, IL

Private Family in the Lakeview area is looking for a Executive Housekeeper/Home Assistant to join their staff.  Family is looking to fill two positions, so position hours may be early morning or late afternoon/evening depending on the candidate's qualifications and availability.  While the candidate will receive a set schedule, flexibility is appreciated.  Family has three children ages 4, 2, and a baby, therefore the candidate must be extremely child friendly.  

Responsibilities of the position include:
Organization (home, closet, etc)
Care for fine furniture, antiques, and fabrics
Laundry and Ironing
Running Errands
Occasional childcare
Cooking (this is preferred but not a deal breaker)
Event planning and management
Vendor management (this will be less frequent but family still needs someone comfortable dealing with outside vendors if needed)

Overall the candidate must have at least 5+ years of private household experience in a similar role with verifiable long term references.  The candidate must be legal to work in the United States, and have a valid drivers license as well.  This position would be a good fit for someone looking to make a commitment of at least 4+ years with a family and who is a hard and pro-active worker, but who can also feel comfortable around children.  Candidate must be efficient, extremely organized, and able to work with a family whose needs are constantly changing.  There is the opportunity for long term growth and responsibility with this family!  If interested and would like more details, please send your resume and cover letter to Salary is commensurate with experience.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Part Time Personal Assistant Needed- 1 Day/Week in Chicago, IL

Private family in the Chicago area is looking for a part-time personal assistant to join their home.  Family currently has a nanny and housekeeper, but needs another set of hands to help in the home.  Duties include coordinating home repair and service needs, maintaining personal calendars, travel planning, budgeting and bill paying, grocery shopping/meal planning/cooking, weekly errands, occasional childcare as needed, filing and faxing, household organization, and dog care (walking, feeding, trips to the vet, etc.)  Family has two children, ages 1 and 4, and two medium size dogs.  The candidate will be responsible for both mundane and higher level tasks.

Overall the family is looking for an extra set of hands in the home so that they can spend more time together as a family!  Personal assistant must have a valid drivers license and be child and dog friendly.  Ideal candidate is flexible, able to prioritize important tasks, a multi-tasker, friendly, and a self-starter.  PA should be motivated to assist both with things that are directly asked of them as well as take initiative and help out wherever and whenever needed.  Knowledge of fashion and interior decorating is a plus.

Schedule is 6-10 hours per week with the opportunity to increase hours if mutually agreed upon.  Salary is $15-20/hour DOE.  Start date is flexible for the right candidate.  If interested, please email resume and cover letter to  

Full-time Nanny/House Manager- Glencoe, IL

Full-time Nanny/House Manager needed for family in Glencoe. Family has one child, three years old, and another due in March. Schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:30am-6:30pm. Family will require Tuesday hours starting in May. Daily responsibilities include overall care of the child, laundry, cooking, grocery shopping. MUST have a drivers license, but the family will provide a car for use during the day. 

Start date is IMMEDIATE. Candidate must be looking for a long-term position and have excellent references. Salary is $14/hour to start, will increase to $15 after the second baby is born. To apply, please e-mail resume to