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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Full Time Nanny – Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst family of three (two working parents) is seeking a Full Time Nanny to join their family for a 6-9 month commitment, with possibility for long-term. Ideal candidate is someone honest, gentle and has a positive attitude. Schedule is Monday – Friday, 8am – 5:30pm, with flexibility. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: overall care of 1 child (13 months old), light laundry, light meal preparation, creating fun activities, etc. Candidate must be able to drive and have their own car. Salary is $12/hour, depends on experience. To apply or for more information, please email

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Full-Time Nanny Manager Needed- Chicago, IL

Busy working parents in Chicago (Lincoln Park) are seeking a full-time Nanny Manager to care for their two school aged boys in addition to house management/PA duties. Mother works from home but needs an extra set of hands to help with childcare and other duties. Ideal candidate loves to organize, is passionate about working with children, can multi-task with ease, and is comfortable working with a stay at home parent.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • everything related to the daily childcare 
  • driving to and from activities, appointments, etc.
  • household organization (creating a filing system, etc)
  • errands such as grocery shopping, dry cleaners, tailor, post office, etc.
  • daily tidying of the home (family does have a housekeeper 2x/week)
  • light meal prep

Schedule will be 40/hours per week, but requires flexibility for daytime, nighttime, and/or weekend availability to start (eventually a more permanent schedule will be worked out). Compensation is $15-20/hour and family would love someone to start asap. Email to apply or for more details.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Full-Time Live-Out Year-Round Executive Housekeeper- Southampton, NY

Full-time Executive Housekeeper needed for a position year-round with private employer in Southampton, NY. Ideal housekeeper is extremely polished, tech savvy, adaptable, service oriented, and able to be flexible during the summertime or when client is in residence. Position will typically be Monday-Friday during the school year and Thursday-Monday during the summers or when needed. Hours will be 8-5 or 9-6. Housekeeper must be dog-friendly, speak excellent English, drive and have own reliable vehicle, and be comfortable with light cooking. Spanish speaking is a huge plus but not a deal breaker. Salary is DOE and includes excellent, competitive benefits.

Family Office Accountant- North Suburbs- Chicago, IL

Family Office Accountant needed in north suburbs of Chicago for full-time position. 

Duties may encompass the following:

·       Bill payment and bookkeeping for several legal entities
·       Download/categorize bank transactions for reconciliation
·       Payroll for small employee base
·       Maintain files
·       Assist in filing tax and legal reports


·       Experience with family office a huge plus
·       Proficiency in Excel
·       QuickBooks (or other general ledger) experience
·       Comfort working in highly technical group
·       Strong attention to detail
·       High-quality, accurate work product
·       Excellent organizational skills
·       Ability to work independently
·       Proven time management skills in fast-paced environment
·       Appreciation for the confidential nature of workflow
·       Accounting degree preferred

·       At least 2-3 years of applicable experience

Salary is DOE and start date is ASAP. Email to apply or for more

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Full-Time Live-Out Nanny Needed- North Shore- Chicago, IL

Private family in north shore suburbs of Chicago seeking a full-time live-out nanny to join their fully staffed household asap. 

Primary care for triplet 9 yr olds and secondary care for 11 and 7 yr old.
Work with existing team of nannies.
Driving children to and from school, appointments and activities.
Provide constant communication with parents and HM on a daily basis through daily activity sheets and phone calls.
Perform necessary housekeeping to maintain children’s areas to household standard.
Perform necessary laundry/purchasing  to maintain children’s clothing/closets to household standard.
Perform necessary pet care.
Hours: 7 AM-7 PM four days per week.  One weekend off per month.
Compensation- $22 per hour gross before taxes
Vacation/Holidays- 200 hours paid time off to be used as vacation, holiday and/or sick time.

 Nurture physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of the children.
 Comply as closely as possible with family’s preferences regarding child rearing and discipline.
 Tend to children’s personal hygiene, health, welfare and physical safety.
 Be flexible regarding emergencies and unexpected changes in the family’s schedule
 Maintain a daily log and/or daily communication with family concerning the children.
 Be responsible, reliable and punctual at the start of the day and for appointments and activities.
 Have efficient time management of child care tasks and all other related duties.
 Promote feelings of security and warmth by enjoying daily cuddle, read, and talk time.
 Read/review any pertinent literature provided by employer in order to promote broader knowledge of child rearing philosophy, education, and child psychology.
Actively participate in understanding each child’s special problems and interests. Provide solutions to the former and enhance latter.
Be supportive of the parent-child relationship.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally for up to 10 weeks per year.  Longest trip 3 consecutive weeks.
Maintain a high level of service and attention to detail.

3 years nanny or governess experience
Clean driving record
Ability to pass background check

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Live-Out Nanny - Chicago, IL

Full Time, Live Out Nanny needed for a Chicago family with three young children, ages 6, 3, 1. Ideal candidate must be able to work side-by-side with other Nanny, be energetic, creative, and loving. Must be able to travel internationally, swim and drive, although a car will be provided during work hours. Background in education is preferred, although not a deal-breaker. Schedule is Monday – Friday, roughly 8-5 or 8-6. Salary is $21-23/hour, DOE plus benefits. To apply, please email

Live-In Nanny/Governess - Chicago, IL

Chicago family with three young children (ages 6, 3, 1) is seeking a Nanny/Governess to start ASAP. Ideal candidate is someone resourceful, kind and cleaver. Must be able to drive, swim and travel internationally. Candidate must have a 4-year college degree, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and 8 years experience working in a private household.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  assisting with the daily care, supervision and education of the 3 children, coordinating activities for children, including innovative projects, and traveling with the family. Schedule is 40-45 hours per week, with longer hours needed when traveling. Salary depends on experience, plus full benefits and a discretionary bonus. To apply, please email

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Full-Time Live-Out Housekeeper Needed- Delafield, WI

Full-time live-out housekeeper needed for large compound in Delafield, WI. Schedule will be roughly Wednesday-Sunday, 9-5, but can be flexible for the right person. Weekends are required when family is in residence. Housekeeper will be responsible for cleaning, maintenance, stocking and inventory, and coordinating with other staff in Chicago. Family is looking for someone to be a long-term employee and grow with them for years to come. Position requires minimal travel. Housekeeper must have own car, drive, speak excellent English, and be comfortable on email. Start date is ASAP and salary is $20-30/hour, DOE, plus full benefits. Email to apply or for more details.

Full-Time Housekeeper Needed- Northbrook, IL

Full-time housekeeper needed for fully staffed household in Northbrook. Schedule is Monday-Friday from 8-4 or 9-5. Duties include all daily cleaning, laundry, ironing, and organizing. Ideal candidate has 5+ years experience, is looking to commit long-term, is a team player who is willing to jump in whenever help is needed, and is dog friendly. Salary is $16-20/hour+, DOE. Start is ASAP. Email to apply or for more details.