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  • FULL-TIME: Flatiron, $65-80k/year, with boy, 6! #yestomannies! kFTCB101617

    $65-80k/year gross

    Overview

    How do you feel about a shifting schedule working with a sweet and amazing 6-year-old boy and helping his mom out with some household needs and personal assistant work? The position is in Flatiron and the schedule shifts week-to-week (roughly the following plus flexibility: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 AM - 7 PM one week, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 11:30 AM - 7 PM the next week, with evening/weekend needs every other week too).

    The income is $65-80k/year, or $1250-1540/week gross and guaranteed. The position will begin ASAP.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone college educated, responsible, dependable, and able to keep a professional demeanor while in the home, comfortable helping with household stuff and mom who work from home, comfortable in the kitchen.

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The schedule shifts week to week.

    Week 1 (bare):
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, roughly from 11:30 AM to 7 PM
    Week 2 (bare):
    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, roughly from 11:30 AM to 7 PM
    Week 2 will be a minimum of 32 hours per week, and they also may need some weekend hours during this week.
    Ideally, the candidate will be flexible to stay later in the evening occasionally and make slight schedule switches as needed, especially around holidays.
    There is an additional day that the family would ask the sitter to come at 7:20 AM, to help with hand off to his dad. It would be a very short shift.
    The family will also occasionally ask the SmartSitter to travel with them, but only for 1-2 weeks/year.
    The above schedule is the bare schedule, however the family is willing to guarantee the income for full flexibility.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Boerum Hill, $40-52k/year, 27 hours/week, with 2 kids, 5 & 7! kASEH101617

    $30-33/hour ($810-1000/week) gross and guaranteed

    Overview

    We have a great after school position in Boerum Hill with two kids, 5 & 7. The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 1:30-7 PM. Flexibility to stay 1-2 nights/week or a weekend. Someone who can also help in the mornings on occasion when mom is away. These mornings are very predictable as they know her travel schedule in advance.

    They are looking for someone smart, kind, proactive, responsible, and organized to join their team. If you drive it's a plus, but not required!

    It's $30-33/hour, 27-30 hours/week, $810-1000/week gross and guaranteed! The position will begin ASAP, with interviews starting immediately, typically around midday in Midtown or 6 PM in Brooklyn.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone smart, patient, kind, fun, playful, responsible, organized, great communicator (with kids and parents), positive, and upbeat. The kids respond well to someone who is sunny and can bring a great attitude every day. Someone proactive who can roll with the punches and be go with the flow if needed.
    Driving in Brooklyn and once a week to Chelsea is a plus! They have a car and can put the sitter on their insurance.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 1:30-7 PM. Flexibility to stay 1-2 nights/week or a weekend. Someone who can also help in the mornings on occasion when mom is away. These mornings are very predictable as they know her travel schedule in advance.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $25/hr, $400/wk Fort Greene M-F boys, 1&3! #yestomannies (dASLG101217)

    $25/hour, $400/week

    Overview

    How would you like to spend some quality time Monday through Friday afternoon with two happy and giggly Fort Greene boys, ages 1 1/2 and 3 1/2? $25/hour, $400/week

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From mom and dad, "We are looking for someone who is responsible, punctual, dependable, energetic, warm, and loving. The boys need someone who will get down on the floor to play with them and be silly, but who can also be firm with them when needed. It is also important that we find someone who is a good communicator. We like to know details about the boys' days and want someone who is proactive and engages well with the boys' teachers and other important people in their lives. We also want someone who can commit to something long-term (at least a year) so that the boys can have stability and security."

    The family is looking for someone who is a strong communicator who will text mom pictures of the kids some days and generally keep parents in the loop. They are looking for someone upbeat and happy who is warm and who gives good hugs! Lastly, they are looking for someone who will help with reading and homework help as the boys get older.

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday, 3 PM - 7 PM
    Tuesday, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Wednesday, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Thursday, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Friday, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    The core schedule is 16 hours/week. Every other week the family will ask if you can stay for a date night until 10 PM or a Saturday, 6 PM - 11 PM, if you happen to be available.

    If you are flexible for full day coverage for when the boys are sick or school is closed this is a plus!

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  • PART-TIME: $20-25/hr, ~$500/wk TRF 10-5:30/6, boy, almost 1! Park Slope (dPTBS101617)

    $20-25/hour (Please apply at the lowest rate you feel comfortable.)

    Overview

    This lovely Park Slope mom met another SmartFamily and SmartSitter at the Park Slope food co-op, and after learning more about the network, she reached out right away and is so very excited to meet a SmartSitter she can work with each week! The family is looking to hire someone Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 10 AM - 5:30/6 PM to work with their musical, sweet almost 1-year-old boy. $20-25/hour

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From mom and dad, "We are looking for a calm, creative, energetic, happy, positive energy individual willing to encourage our child to explore his creative side. An artist or musician is a huge plus. Someone with a interest or background in Waldorf method in childcare is ideal. We do not want to encourage screen use so we request that no cell phone or television is used. If you play an instrument or sing is a huge plus! Please do not use screens as a tool. We encourage creative free play."

    Schedule

    Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10-5:30/6

    An extra day here and there or one weekend day here and there would be a huge plus!

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  • FLEX MORNINGS & WKND: UWS teeny baby girl, 2 wks! #yestomannies (dPTTP101217)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    This lovely UWS family has a brand new 2-week-young teeny baby girl! The family is looking for help 3 flex weekdays, 9 AM - 1 PM, and Saturday and/or Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM. They can guarantee 18-24 hours/week depending on if you prefer to work on or both weekend days. $20-25/hour

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    ***In your application, please include your ideal working schedule based on the flexibility outlined, as well as any flexibility you may have.***

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The ideal SmartSitter is loving, warm, and energetic, with a positive attitude, someone who is a pleasure to be around and someone who loves kids and likes to sing. Someone who wants be very interactive is also important. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The family is looking for help any 3 weekday mornings, 9 AM - 1 PM.

    They are also looking for help Saturday and/or Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM.

    They can guarantee 18-24 hours/week depending on if you'd like to work one or both weekend days regularly.

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  • FULL-TIME: UWS M-R $800-1000/wk boy, 7, & baby boy, 5 mos! #yestomannies (FTMK101017)

    $20-25/hour, $800-1000/week

    Overview

    This lovely UWS family is looking to work with a new full-time SmartSitter Monday through Thursday, 8 or 8:30 AM until 5:30 or 6 PM. They have a social 7-year-old boy and teeny 5-month old boy. $20-25/hour, $800-1000/week. #yestomannies

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone who loves being with a baby and is also comfortable working with a 7-year-old. They are looking to work with someone who is comfortable walking to/from school a couple times/week. They are looking for someone who is looking to make a longer term, multiyear commitment. Someone warm, kind, chatty, and engaged is ideal. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Thursday, 8 or 8:30 AM to 5:30 or 6 PM, 40 hours/week regularly

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  • PART-TIME: $25/hr Mon 3-8 + Sun or Thurs 4-8, Windsor Terrace, boy, age 3! (dPTLW10917)

    $25/hour

    Overview

    This lovely Windsor Terrace family is looking to work with a SmartSitter on Mondays, 3 PM - 8 PM, starting next Monday, 10/16. The position is also either Sundays, 4 PM - 8 PM (family's first choice) or Thursdays, 4 PM - 8 PM (family's second choice). Are you available for a paid trial this Thursday or Sunday and able to start on Monday, 10/16? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The ideal SmartSitter is super warm and affectionate, will give him a big hug when you see him at school pick up, and is outgoing with him.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Mondays, 3 PM - 8 PM

    AND

    Sundays, 4 PM - 8 PM (family's first choice)
    or
    Thursdays, 3 PM - 8 PM (family's second choice)

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $420-525/wk Greenpoint/Sunnyside girl, 8, boy, 5! MTW 2-7, RF 5-8 (dASRN101017)

    $20-25/hour, $420-525/week

    Overview

    We have a wonderful Sunnyside family looking for an after school SmartSitter for their 8-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy. They are looking for someone responsible, energetic, and fun to pick their kids up from school, take them to the park, bring them home via subway or car (if you have a license and clean driving record you can use their car), help with homework, occasional dinner prep, the kid's laundry, and have fun with them!

    It's $20-25/hour, 21 hours/week, $420-525/week.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The ideal SmartSitter is responsible, has an appreciation for arts and culture, can help with homework, is comfortable driving parent's vehicle (this is flexible depending on your comfort level), and lives close to either Western Queens or Northern Brooklyn.

    Schedule

    Monday, 2 PM - 7 PM
    Tuesday, 2 PM - 7 PM
    Wednesday, 2 PM - 7 PM
    Thursday, 5 PM - 8 PM
    Friday, 5 PM - 8 PM

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  • MORNINGS: Harlem MTW 8:30am-12:30pm, boy, 19 mos! #yestomannies (dMBB101117)

    $20-22/hour (Please apply at the lowest rate you feel comfortable.)

    Overview

    This lovely Harlem family is looking to work with a SmartSitter Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM. They have a super adorable 19-month-old son who's energetic, inquisitive, and has a passion for reading books and listening to music. $20-22/hour

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From mom and dad, "We are looking for someone that has a deep passion for working with children, that can fall in love with our son and give him the same level of care and attention that we would. Our hope is to develop a working relationship with someone as he grows older that can provide varying levels of support throughout the course of his childhood. Someone that is patient and kind and devoted to helping young children think creatively, solve problems independently and respect themselves and others.

    Our ideal applicant would have experience working with children (particularly toddlers between the ages of 19 months and 3 years old), have an understanding of positive reinforcement methods, is an active listener, quick learner, is reliable independent and punctual, understands behavior management techniques, and is CPR certified."

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $25/hr, $375/wk M-F 3-6 PM, boy, age 9! #yestomannies (dASSB10517)

    $25/hour, $375/week

    Overview

    This lovely UWS family has a 9-year-old boy and is looking to begin working with a new SmartSitter as soon as tomorrow, 10/6, or next Tuesday, 10/10. The core hours are Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 6 PM, however you will have days off occasionally and an earlier end time regularly. The family is happy to guarantee $25/hour, $375/week for up to 15 hours/week.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone dependable, mature, and kind. The are looking for someone kind, but also assertive with him - help him focus on his homework and keep track of his time management. . He has to do homework and not be idle. Someone nyc savvy and who understands all the trains is a must.

    They are looking for someone who is able to communicate efficiently (keep parents informed of how the boy is going), answer phone or text messages in a timely manner.

    Note that it is a no media household, and they would not want a candidate to show the boy video games, youtube videos, or anything media related.

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 6 PM

    Mondays once/month would be 7 PM.

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  • FULL-TIME/AFTER SCHOOL: UES, $880-100/week, PLUS health, metrocard, and phone, 40 hours/week, with two kids, 10 & 12! kFTVR10417

    $22-25/hour ($880-1000/week) gross and guaranteed, plus health insurance, a monthly metrocard, and phone stipend

    Overview

    We have an truly wonderful AFTER SCHOOL opportunity on the UES with two kids, 10 and 12. They are looking for help Monday to Friday, from 11 AM or 12 PM to 7 or 8 PM. Additional flexibility to stay later on occasion, and come earlier if there is no school or a child is sick is a plus. Their ideal candidate is someone loving, kind, hard working, organized, and dedicated who enjoys cooking and having a greta time with the kids. A bonus is if you want to include the children in your cooking (the boy loves to cook already!).

    There is a household management/personal assistance aspect before the kids are picked up from school, so please include your experience in this realm as well.

    It's $22-25/hour, 40 hours/week, $880-1000/week gross and guaranteed, plus health insurance, a monthly metrocard, and phone stipend!! Apply now!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who is organized, efficient, affectionate, and loving. Someone who can work in tandem with another part-time caregiver. Someone who can cook for the family (follow recipes), active (walking and taking the bus etc for transportation). Someone very positive and sunny with good judgement, able to figure things out. Someone who can supervise homework, etc., but doesn't have to be able to really do it.
    Spanish speaking is a plus!

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 11 AM or 12 PM to 7 or 8 PM. Flexibility to stay later on occasion, and come earlier if there is no school or a child is sick is a plus!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $25-30/hr, $750-1050/wk! M-F 12-6, TriBeCa, girls, 2&4! (dFTWM10317)

    $25-30/hour

    Overview

    This lovely family we've been working with for years and every time a new SmartSitter works with them, they sing their praises, as this family is absolutely warm and lovely and wonderful! They have two adorable and sweet girls, ages 2 and 4, and they're looking for help Monday through Friday, 12 PM - 6 PM, and can guarantee 30-35 hours/week depending on what is ideal for you.

    ***In your application, please include if you prefer a guarantee of 30 or 35 hours/week.***

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for a SmartSitter who is as comfortable with the age groups, someone neat and organized, fun, playful, not afraid to go to the water park and get wet or get a little dirty when playing with the kids, tidy, proactive, has lots of energy and also can be calm, someone with a “can do” attitude, neat and organized. The family is looking for a multiyear commitment ideally. Also, if you are open to travel, there is this opportunity! It's not a must, as the family is open to working with fill-in SmartSitters as well.

    Schedule

    The core hours are Monday through Friday, 12 PM - 6 PM. The family can guarantee 30-35 hours/week (more if you are able to be a little flexible with occasionally coming in earlier or staying for a date night).

    There is the opportunity to travel with the family if you are interested!

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  • MORNINGS: $20-22/hr TWR 7a-12p Prospect Heights boy, age 2! (dMMB10217)

    $20-22/hour ($20/hour ideally)

    Overview

    This lovely family is looking for an extra pair of hands for their adorable 2-year-old son on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings, 7 AM - 12 PM, $20-22/hour. Mum is a bit under the weather and is recovering, so this is to help out while she's getting back to her regular self.

    Please apply today if you're interested! This position starts this week!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone with patience, humor, and intelligence. Someone who is attentive and good at working with mom. It’s important you enjoy playing and reading!

    Schedule

    Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 7 AM - 12 PM, for

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Clinton Hill, $20-22/hr, 23 hours/week, with two boys, 3 & 7! #yestomannies! kASHK10217

    $20-22/hour ($460-506/week)

    Overview

    We have a wonderful opportunity in Clinton Hill with 2 boys, 3 and 6! They are looking for help Monday to Friday afternoons, with one floating date night each week. Additionally, every other week the boys have at least one half day or a full day off from school, so flexibility to help earlier in the day is a great. They are two fun and very active boys! The family is looking for someone who can really engage them and have a great time while also teaching them responsibility around the house.

    It's $20-22/hour, 23 hours/week, $460-506/week gross! This position will begin as soon as next week, 10/9, with interviews taking place immediately!

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who is energetic, playful, and can keep up with the boys. Experience with boys and who also has a lot of fun, playful energy is a must. Someone who can be firm when necessary and be able to teach them to clean up after they're finished playing, While still being warm and their friend to have loads of fun with them. Someone proactive to initiate teaching the boys these responsibilities is really important. Someone who is a good healthy cook and who doesn't mind tidying up every day after activities and meals. The older boy likes to do the right thing and is good at being responsible, but he needs someone who pays attention to him even though he's older and fairly self-sufficient. Someone with a soft touch will do best with the boys.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 3-6:30 PM; and Wednesday from 1-6:30 PM. There is also a floating date night each week until 10 PM. Additionally, every other week the boys have at least one half day or a full day off from school, so flexibility to help earlier in the day is a great. The family often ends up offering closer to 25-30 hours/week depending on the boys’ school schedule.

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  • PART-TIME: $20-25/hr TR 2-6 UES, boy, age 5! #yestomannies (dPTCM10217)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    This lovely UES family is looking to find someone to spend some quality time with their 5-year-old kind and energetic son on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 PM - 6 PM, and the occasional evening if you're free. $20-25/hour

    It would start THIS Thursday, 10/5, 2 PM - 6 PM.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    is fun, outgoing, kind, energetic and warm! #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 PM - 6 PM

    If you're available occasional evenings, this is a plus!

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  • MORNINGS/FULL-TIME: Dumbo/UES, $20-23/hour, 32-40 hours $640-920/week, with 2 girls! kMPTSD10217

    $20-23/hour ($640-920/week) gross, plus cab fare in the morning!

    Overview

    We have a really amazing MORNING PART-TIME position in Dumbo/UES with two girls, 3.5 and 6 years old. The family is looking for someone fun, engaging, communicative, city savvy, and organized to help with the routine the first half of the day. The core need is Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. That said, they are open to Tuesday to Friday for the right candidate. There is some flexibility re: start and end time on Fridays as well!

    It's $20-23/hour, 32-40 hours/week, $640-920/week gross, plus cab fare in the mornings to get to their home! The position would begin with interviews immediately! Please include your availability to meet with the family.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Honesty, a true love, and passion for children/child care is our top two qualities in their ideal sitter. They are also looking for someone who is energetic and enjoys being on the go, yet who can also create quiet and peace during the day so that the girls can recharge. It is also important to us that the kids' sitter be nurturing, kind, empathetic, and caring.

    The youngest is having a harder time adjust, so the family is hoping to have someone who can be very connected to her and give her more attention than disciplining her for being tired or unruly.

    The family is really busy-- mom just went back to school, the dad works a great deal, and the girls have packed days as well. Accordingly, their ideal sitter should be easy going, organized, and comfortable with a somewhat crazy schedule, particularly before we move (since there is a lot of coordinating subway, bus and taxi rides!). Someone who can be independent enough to make on the fly decisions when needed. They should also be comfortable working in tandem with mom from time to time when she is not in school and be a real team player.

    Schedule

    The core need is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, with Tuesdays optional, 10:30 AM - 6:45 PM.

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  • FULL-TIME: $$ flexible, TriBeCa, girls, 2&4! (dFTWM92917)

    The rate is open and flexible.

    Overview

    This lovely family we've been working with for years and every time a new SmartSitter works with them, they sing their praises, as this family is absolutely warm and lovely and wonderful! They have two adorable and sweet girls, ages 2 and 4, and they're looking for help full-time, with pretty typical hours in nyc and then the opportunity for regular travel domestically (mostly) and sometimes internationally. It's typically 40 hour/week. The rate is open and flex for the right person.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for a caregiver who is as comfortable with the age groups, someone neat and organized, fun, playful, not afraid to go to the water park and get wet or get a little dirty when playing with the kids, tidy, proactive, has lots of energy and also can be calm, someone with a “can do” attitude, neat and organized. The family is looking for a multiyear commitment ideally. Also, if you are open to travel, this is an important component to the position.

    Schedule

    There is some flexibility to the scheduling. The typical week is 40 or so hours. The core hours are Monday through Friday, 12 PM - 6 PM, and some or all days could be an earlier start (to help with light grocery shopping, food prep, light errands, and girls' laundry), and 1-2 nights/week could be a date night.

    The family is looking for someone with flexibility who can spend the night occasionally (4 times/year), travel with the family for several weeks (3 times/year) or up to 2 1/2 months (once every couple of years) at a time. You would always have your own bedroom/bathroom when traveling as well as scheduled time off. If it's a longer stint, the family would fly you home in the middle so you could have some home time if you want!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UWS, $20-25/hour, 19 hours/week, with two girls, 8 & 6, baby boy, and nanny! kASCL927217

    $20-25/hour ($380-475/week) gross

    Overview

    Another great after school opportunity in the UWS! The family has two girls, 6 and 8, a baby both and their full-time nanny. The position is primarily with the girls, taking them to activities, helping with homework, and assisting with dinner time and clean up alongside the nanny. The core schedule is Mondays, from 4:30-7:30 PM; Tuesday through Friday, from 3-7 PM. Flexibility to assist additionally is a plus!

    It's $20-25 hour, 15 hours/week, $300-375/week gross. They are flexible with the start date and ok with a commitment through the current semester and potentially longer.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone fun loving who has experience with elementary aged children, and able to come up with creative yet educational games to keep the girls stimulated and constantly learning. Someone who really loves talking to kids and can keep them engaged. Someone who is happy and can keep them well mannered and continuing to learn good habits. Someone comfortable working in tandem with the FT nanny.
    Any level of Spanish and a creative way to introduce veggies would be a plus!

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Mondays, from 4:30-7:30 PM; Tuesday through Friday, from 3-7 PM. Flexibility to assist additionally is a plus!

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  • PART-TIME: Venice $25/hr, $400/wk! boy, age 3! MWR 12:45 PM - 6 PM! (dPTKW92717)

    $25/hour, $393.75/week!

    Overview

    This sweet Venice family has a 3-year-old boy and a dog and is looking for regular help Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 12:45 PM - 6 PM, plus the occasional evening. $25/hour

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking to work with someone energetic, playful, and someone who can set boundaries. Prior experience as a nanny is a must.

    Schedule

    Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 12:45 PM- 6 PM

    If you are available for occasional evenings, this is a plus!

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  • PART-TIME: Tribeca, MT afternoons, $20-25/hour, with 2 boys, 6 & 9! kPTLC92617

    $20-25/hour ($160-200/week)

    Overview

    We have a great new Monday and Tuesday afternoon position in Tribeca with a growing family! They have two boys, 6 and 9, and the parents are looking for someone to help with pick up and taking the boys nearby to their activities. They are looking for someone responsible with a keen eye for safety who can be very diligent about one of the boys' allergies. They are very structured and hope for someone to emulate this with the boys.

    The position will begin next week, with interviews taking place during the mornings. Pending a successful initial meeting, the candidates will have a paid trial with the family. It's $20-25/hour, 8 hours/week, $160-200/week!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone responsible and energetic to be an extra set of hands for mom who is pregnant with their third baby. They must be comfortable with Carrying his EPI pen for the youngest boy, although they will never have responsibility for making food choices; the parents will provide all food and only that should be given to the boy. Someone with a knowledge of music would be a plus as he is about to start music at school, learning to play an instrument.
    An interest in sports is a must! Any swimming/swim team experience is useful in terms of shared interest.
    This is their first ever sitter, so someone super communicative and open. CPR and First Aid training is a plus, as is experience with allergies or care for that.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday and Tuesday, from 2- 6 PM. Flexibility to stay later on occasion is a plus!

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  • SHORT-TERM/PART-TIME/AFTER SCHOOL: 3-5 days/week, UWS, $360-625/week, with 2 girls, 6 & 9! kSTES92817

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    We have a really great SHORT-TERM AFTER SCHOOL position in the UWS with 2 girls, 6 and 9. The family is looking for afternoon help for 3-5 FLEXIBLE days/week, from 1:30-6:30, plus one earlier day and one later night. Their girls are very sweet and fun, and go to two different school. They are looking for someone warm, kind, and experience with special needs as their youngest has some social and emotional challenges. Someone who is open with communication and can have fun with the girls while their FT nanny is away is ideal!

    It's $20-25/hour, roughly 18-25 hours/week, $360-625/week! The position would begin 10/23, with interviews beginning as soon as Wednesday, 10/4.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    They are looking for a warm, caring, sensitive and kind person who has experience dealing with children with social/emotional special needs and who also has worked with two children. Someone understanding and loving who can help the girls adjust to the time when their nanny is away. A centered and grounded personality to help keep the girls calm and happy. Someone pretty high energy and their after school activities require a bit of "shlepping" and running around. Someone who is OK with maintaining open lines of communication and doesn't mind receiving occasional "check in" texts during the day to see how the girls are doing.
    A background in special needs is a huge advantage!

    Schedule

    3-5 days/week, from 1:30-6:30 PM with an occasional late night (until 8:30 pm) once or perhaps twice/week. Once a week we would also ask to have the person start a bit earlier so that the laundry can be done and other neighborhood/local errands (i.e. Trader Joe's, Bed Bath and Beyond).

    Ideally, they would have a candidate working 5 days/week while their nanny is out on medical leave. They can be flexible with the number of days/week the candidate worked.

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  • PART-TIME: $25/hr, $200-300/wk WRF 2:30-6:30pm, boy, 8, girl, 7, Battery Park City! #yestomannies (dPTJP092117)

    $25/hour

    Overview

    This rad Battery Park City family is looking to work with a SmartSitter starting October 11 with their 7-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy. Do you skateboard and/or rollerskate? Even better! The schedule is Wednesdays, Thursdays, and every other Friday, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM. $20-25/hour

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone who is energetic, who can set up play dates, and teach the girl how to roller skate and the boy how to skate board in the park. Someone to help with homework and read. If you have a nurturing, positive, upbeat personality, this is great! #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Wednesday and Thursday 2:30-6:30 PM plus every other Friday 2:30-6:30 PM with some flexibility.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: M-R, F optional, $20-25/hr South Slope, kids 8, 6, & 2, SAHM! #yestomannies (dASEK092117)

    $22/hour ideally ($22-25/hour)

    Overview

    This South Slope mom is looking to meeting a SmartSitter and split up the afternoon responsibilities together for three kids, 6 and 8-year-old boys and a 2-year-old girl. The core schedule is Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 4 PM - 7 PM, Thursday, 4 PM - 10 PM, and then - if you are looking for additional hours - Friday, 4 PM - 7 PM. The family is looking to meet candidates right away. Please apply today if you're interested and include in your application if you prefer to work Fridays or not.

    Thanks!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The SmartSitter should be experienced working with multiple kids, with siblings that occasionally need some help resolving conflicts, and that has some experience with ADHD. The kids respond to caregivers that are energetic, warm, and creative in ways to keep them active and on track. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday, 4 PM - 7 PM
    Tuesday 4 PM - 7 PM
    Wednesday: 4 PM - 7 PM
    Thursday 4 PM - 10 PM
    Friday optional (only if you want!): 4 PM - 7 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $20-25/hr, $400-500/wk SoHo M-F 3:30-7, girl, 11, or boy, 10! #yestomannies (dASCL092017)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    This is a really rad SoHo family and mom is looking to work with a SmartSitter and basically split up the afternoon routine, Monday through Friday, 3:30 PM - 7 PM, plus a few regular evenings or weekend hours if you're looking for additional hours. Basically you'll typically either be with the 11-year-old girl most of the time, or you'll be with the almost 10-year-old boy most of the time, with a little overlap in the evenings or if you help out on the weekend. $20-25/hour and the family can guarantee 20 hours/week if this is helpful to you (core schedule is 17.5 hours/week). Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    #yestomannies

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone responsible, yet fun. The daugther is a happy energetic girl and the family would love someone that she is excited to be with in a "big sister" or "big brother" way. The family is always looking for fun activities on days that she has open and would welcome someone with broad interests to get the girl out in the world. This should be FUN! If you're looking to have local gallery and other adventures, this is a plus. If you end up spending more time with the 11-year-old boy, he is super duper into basketball, so if this is an interest you share, or sports in general, this would be an extra good fit! #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The core schedule would be Monday - Friday, 3:30 - 7 PM, with some flexibility to 7:30 PM.

    If you are looking for a guaranteed 20 hours/week, the family can add a date night or some weekend hours if you'd like!

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  • PART-TIME: $25-30/hr, $375-600/wk, West Village, Mon Fri Sat, girl, 5, boy, 4! (dPTBW91917)

    $25-30/hour

    Overview

    This family is super warm and loving and they will be really wonderful employers! The position is typically two days per week, Monday, Friday, and/or Saturday afternoons and/or evenings. The rate is $25-30/hour gross, $375-600/week for 15-20 hours/week guaranteed (SmartSitter's choice)! Please apply today!

    ***The family can guarantee 15 to 20 hours per week. Please include the guaranteed number of hours you are looking for in your application.***

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The SmartSitter should be loving, caring, responsible, trustworthy, playful, and creative. The person should be experienced and knowledgeable about childcare (having child development educational background is a bonus). They should be able to help kids resolve conflict in an effective, caring and thoughtful manner, and must be able to be active with the kids. Spanish-speaking and Serbian-speaking is a bonus! If you're a dog person this is great! The pup has a walker 2-3 times/day. Help occasionally with feeding or possibly a walk. The family is looking for someone to teach the kids by example and help them to problem solve.

    Schedule

    Mondays, 1 or 3 PM - 6 PM, flex until 10 PM
    Fridays, 1 or 3 PM - 6 PM, flex until 10 PM
    Saturday, 5 or 6 PM until 11 PM

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  • WEEKENDS/OVERNIGHTS: Tribeca, Saturdays, $250/day, with 2 girls, 3 and 6! kPTLH091817

    $250/day, plus reimbursement for travel with the kids or to the Hamptons.

    Overview

    We have an amazing Saturday overnight position in TriBeCa with two fun, active, and imaginative girl, 3 and 6! They are looking for a smart, engaging, warm and energetic SmartSitter to join their team. The SmartSitter would help from Saturday at 4 PM, to Sunday at 11 AM. Plus, going to the Hamptons one weekend a month.

    It's $250/day for overnights! The position begins immediately! Please note your availability to meet with them this week.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who is creative and fun who can be energetic and keep pace with them. Drama and theater backgrounds are a plus! Open communication is key with this family. Someone who would love them to do craft projects or acting games, etc. Additionally, someone who is willing to help with my girls with reading in both English and Spanish is a huge plus!
    Someone who can balance the household management tasks and childcare, being sure to engaging the girls and keep them happy. Someone who can foster some independence and learning moments with the girls.
    The youngest is having a harder time with discipline at the moment, so someone willing to implement the OT strategies and communicate any necessary information to the parents. This is super important!

    Schedule

    Overnights, from Saturday at 4 PM, to Sunday at 11 AM. Plus, going to the Hamptons one weekend a month.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $25/hr, $550/wk Park Slope M-F 3-7/7:30 boys, 12&7! (dASAB091817)

    $25/hour ($550/week for 20 hours/week)

    Overview

    This Park Slope family is looking to work with a regular after school SmartSitter Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7/7:30 PM, with their 12-year-old and 7-year-old boys. $25/hour, $550/week average

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking to work with someone fun, smart, engaged, and full of vim and vigor!

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7 or 7:30 PM, with occasional flexibility needed for the end time

    If you are available for school holiday coverage, this is a plus!

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  • PART-TIME: $25/hr, $300/wk MTR 3-7, boys 11&9, girl, 5! #yestomannies (dPTAH91517)

    $25/hour

    Overview

    This respectful and smart UES family is looking for help with the after school routine on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursday, 3 PM - 7 PM, mostly with their 11 and 9-year-old boys, and occasionally with their 5-year-old girl. They're looking for a commitment through December and are happy to continue beyond that if you're interested, however the scheduling may shift in the spring. Please apply ASAP if you're interested! Thanks!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who is strong enough to redirect the little girl and help with disciplining her (firm hand in a kind way), someone who has experience keeping firm to boundaries, organized, aware of a child’s day in terms of what they need, forward thinking, active, energetic, can come up with fun activities, can help with after school schlepping, can help oversee homework #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 3 PM - 7 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: West Village/Red Hook, $530-662.50/week for 26.5 hours/week, with 2 kids, 3 & 7! kASJV91517

    $20-25/hour ($530-662.50/week), plus reimbursement for travel with the kids.

    Overview

    We have a wonderful new family looking for an after school SmartSitter to join their team! They have two great and fun kids; a 3-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy. The pick ups would primarily take place in the West Village and the SmartSitter would be responsible for taking the girl or both kids home to Red Hook. They are looking for someone warm, kind, and fun to engage their kids and assist with the routine.

    It;s $20-25/hour, 26.5 hours/week, $530-662.50/week, plus reimbursement for travel with the kids. The position would begin in October, with flexibility to help pick up the boy on a more part-time schedule sooner. Interviews will begin immediately!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who is fun, smart, engaging, extremely trust-worthy, and most importantly, kind. Someone communicative and open with the parents on the day to day if something is needed to communicate. They live in Brooklyn and both kids go to school in Manhattan so this person to be comfortable on the train/bus.
    Someone super engaging and active who can stimulate the kids and even help with homework from time to time. Someone who can play and read with the kids, really chatting with them a lot.
    They are making the change from their long-time full-time nanny, so someone super kind and understanding is very important.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday through Friday, 12:50 to 6:30 PM.

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  • PART-TIME: UES, TR, $20-25/hour, with two kids, 7 & 9! #yestomannies! kPTRF91417

    $20-25/hour ($160-200/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a great part-time Tuesday/Thursday position in the UES with two kids, 7 and 9. They are looking for someone fun and engaging to help out with the afternoon routine. Someone active and fun who can encourage them to be outdoors and running around. A former sports coach or sports enthusiast is great!

    It's $20-25/hour, 8 hours/week, $160-200/week gross. The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit. Phone interviews will begin ASAP.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone fun, smart, reliable, organized, can help with homework, and maybe even play some sports/outdoor activities with the kids. Experience in education or tutoring (math facts, reading, and writing) is a plus! Someone who really wants to be a role model to the kids is ideal.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-7:30 PM.
    Flexibility to help on additional days as well and even help on weekends is a plus! They are willing to add hours if it's a good fit.

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  • PART-TIME: TriBeCa, $25/hour, TWR afternoons, with 2 boys, 4 & 5! kPTSS91517

    $25/hour ($225/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a new TriBeCa family looking for a part-time after school SmartSitter. The schedule is Tuesday to Thursday, from 2:50 PM to 6 PM. Occasional help on Mondays and Fridays is a plus with advanced notice. The position is primarily with their chatty and active 5-year-old boy, and fun and active 3-year-old boy. From time to time the sitter would be working alongside their FT nanny and the 1-year-old girl. They are looking for someone super engaging and fun who can make his afternoons exciting.

    It's $20-25/hour, $180-225/week, with a commitment through December and ideally longer. This position would begin asap, with a FaceTime or Skype interview taking place next week followed by a paid trial!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Ideally someone who has a lot of energy and is very engaging while being encouraging with the boys to get them motivated to participate. Both the kids love to talk and ask questions, so someone who communicates with them, explains things as well as encourages them. They are looking for someone who is very outgoing and active. Someone who can take initiative to plan activities for the boys both indoors and outdoors depending on the weather. Someone who is very communicative and a real team player. Someone comfortable working in tandem wth their full-time nanny and occasionally the parents. Someone who is city savvy, who can take initiative and is comfortable being in the city with the boy. They really want someone to make the most of his afternoons and have fun with the boys.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Tuesday to Thursday, from 2:50 PM to 6 PM.
    Occasional help on Mondays and Fridays is a plus with advanced notice.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $25/hr, $500/wk! Greenwood, BK, M-F 2:30-6:30, boy, 9, girl, 12! #yestomannies (dASRB91417)

    $25/hour, $500/week

    Overview

    This lovely Greenwood, BK, family is besties with another SmartFam and so not only will you get to spend quality time with a very cool 9-year-old boy and 10-year-old girl, there also may be some opportunities for SmartPlaydates! The position is Monday through Friday, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM, $25/hour, $500/week! Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone who has great time management and can encourage the kids to handle their responsibilities, fun and willing to juggle schedules. They would love to meet someone who likes to play games and sport activities in park, and someone who is willing to help make sure the kids practice, do homework and chores. Someone who is skilled with siblings is a big plus, as is someone who's proactive, and good at following clear boundaries. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: M-R 3-7, TriBeCa, $20-22/hr boy, 10, girl, 7! (dPTTL91417)

    $20-22/hour

    Overview

    This TriBeCa FiDi family is looking to work with a SmartSitter for the next few months or longer, Monday through Thursday, 3 PM - 7 PM, with the occasional evening until 11 PM if you are available. They have two very musical, lovely children, a 10-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl. $20-22/hour

    Please apply today if you're interested!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From the parents, "We need an enthusiastic, passionate but relaxed and easy-going person who enjoys spending time with children playing games, reading and following their lead for play. You must have experience with this age group. You would need to be comfortable with them at the playground and play dates. Most importantly, you must be at ease with homework assistance and their extra reading, writing and math."

    Schedule

    Monday through Thursday, 3 PM - 7 PM

    plus an occasional evening if you're available

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  • FULL-TIME: $52,000-$65,000/yr Sutton Place 4-5 days/wk, 40-50 hrs, girl, 4, boy, 1 1/2! (dFTJL91417)

    $20-$25/hour (gross)

    Overview

    This is a fab Sutton Place Family who is looking to hire a full-time SmartSitter 4 or 5 days/week (SmartSitter's choice!), weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM, $20-25/hr gross. They have a 4-year-old daughter and 1-year-old son.

    Please apply today if you're interested and please include in your application if you prefer working 4 or 5 days/week.

    Thanks!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for a SmartSitter who will enrich the kids' lives, someone who can be an active participant in doing this for them, reading to them, stimulating them and keeping them engaged. If you speak Mandarin this is a plus! #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 6 PM

    If you prefer working 4 days/week, this is okay too!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UES, $875-1225/week, plus METROCARD, 35 hours/week, with two kids, 3 & 6! kASKH81217

    $25-35/hour ($875-1225/week) gross, plus a monthly metrocard

    Overview

    We have a lovely veteran UES family looking for a new after school SmartSitter. They have worked with several SmartSitters in the past including our own Director of Recruitment, Emma! The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 12-7 PM. Flexibility to assist later in the evenings and on full days on occasion is greatly apprecaited. They are looking for someone cheerful, fun, engaging, reliable, and flexible to join their team. Open communication and a willingness to learn more about and implement their family style is paramount!

    It's $25-30/hour, 35 hours/week, $875-1050/week guaranteed! The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit with interviews taking place starting next week.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone who is active, creative, cheerful, loving and fun! Someone comfortable working as a team with a SAHM mom from time to time, yet who can take on the task of caring for both kids independently.

    Someone who is fairly adaptable and willing to learn the family's particular approach to praise and discipline. As the boy had some behavioral issues in preschool, they have worked with a behavioral psychologist to manage this and implement new skills and approaches. The techniques they learned continue to be extremely helpful with him and now interacting with our daughter as she matures and appropriately tests limits. They are looking for someone comfortable meeting with this psychologist for training (they other sitters all really enjoy it) and expect them to do their best to be consistent with this approach. An open and flexible approach is best as they learn the flow of the family.

    Someone willing to help prepare and clean up from meals for the kids, and help clean up the kid's toys and keep them organized. Someone who likes things tidy and organized is likely to be a better fit.

    Please note any experience you may have with ADHD or similar behavioral training.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 12-7 PM. Flexibility to assist later in the evenings and on full days on occasion is a plus!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Brooklyn Heights, $400-625/week GUARANTEED, with girl, 10!! kASLS91417

    $20-25/hour ($400-625/week) GUARANTEED and gross, plus reimbursement for transportation with the girl

    Overview

    We have a really wonderful AFTER SCHOOL position in Park Slope with a sweet and social 10-year-old girl. The family just moved back to NYC from Portland, OR, and are looking for someone reliable, warm, and a big sibling type to help with the after school routine and help the girl adjust back to life in the city. The core schedule is a GUARANTEED 20-25 hours/week from Monday to Friday, however there are some days when the family may give you the day and shift the hours to another evening or very occasionally on the weekends!

    It's $20-25/hour, $400-625/week GUARANTEED and gross for 20-25 hours/week. The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit with interviews beginning next week!

    They are a very sweet and thoughtful family looking for someone really great to join their team!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone fun and engaging who can feel like an older friend/older sibling to the girl. Someone completely responsible, confident, and reliable. They've just moved back to the city from Portland, OR, so someone who can help ease the transition back to city for her as she is still adjusting. Someone city savvy and comfortable moving around the city with her.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, from 3:25-7:25 PM; and Wednesday and Friday, from 2:35-6:35 PM. Plus, 1-2 later nights/week until 10/11 PM. The family can be flexible with Fridays if the sitter only have Monday to Thursday availability. Please note this in your application!

    The family is willing to guarantee 20-25 hours/week.
    Occasional help in the evenings and weekends is a hug plus!

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  • PART-TIME: UWS, $20-25/hour, M-R, 20 hours/week, with 2 boys, 4 & 7! #yestomannies! kPTAG9817

    $20-25/hour ($400-500/week), plus reimbursement for travel with the kids.

    Overview

    We have a new Monday and Wednesday part-time opportunity in the UWS with 2 musical and active boys, 4 & 7! They are looking for help from 2:45-7:45 PM, Monday to Thursday. They are looking for someone reliable and fun who can encourage the boys in creative and engaging ways. It should be noted they are a no screens house, so encouragement through games, arts and crafts, music, etc., is preferred.

    It's $20-25/hour, 20 hours/week guaranteed, $400-500/week! This position would begin ASAP, with interviews taking place early next week. Please note then you’re available to meet with the family near their home.
    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone with experience with this age group and a passion for child care. Someone creative (to invent interesting activities for the boys) and loving, but also firm with the ability to be strict when it comes to encouraging good behavior. Someone comfortable taking public transportation with the boys and who can ensure safety when out on the street or in the house. Someone healthy and active, who can encourage imaginative and creative play over screens as they have a no screens policy in their home.
    Portuguese or German speaking, or an interest in music’s a plus, but not required.

    Schedule

    Monday through Thursday, from 2:45 to 7:45 PM. We may need also help from time to time at night, to be agreed as time permits.

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  • PART-TIME LA: Mar Vista $25/hr Mon, Tues, maybe Fri, 1-7 PM (dPTSK91217)

    $25/hour

    Overview

    This sweet Mar Vista Family is looking to work with a SmartSitter on Mondays and Tuesdays and maybe Fridays (optional), 1 PM - 7 PM. They have a 7-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy. The position involves coming by the house in Mar Vista, picking up the parents' car, picking up the kids in Koreatown, driving to after school activities, and then coming home and playing and helping with homework and bath time etc.. $25/hour, 12-18 hours/week

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today! ***In your application, please include if you would like to work Fridays or if you prefer not to.***

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone who is comfortable with being strict and good with setting boundaries, clean and organized, and must be able to swim and drive.

    Schedule

    Monday and Tuesday, 1 PM to 7 PM

    maybe Friday, 1 PM until 7 PM

    If you have flexibility for additional hours, this is a plus.

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  • SHORT-TERM: $25-30/hr 30-40 hrs/wk, boy, 1 1/2! Village / Boerum Hill (dSTRB9617)

    $25-30/hour

    Overview

    This is a super warm and loving family and they're looking to meet an engaging, kind SmartSitter to work with their chatty 1 1/2-year-old son. The position is short-time, October through the beginning of December, 30-40 hours/week, at $25-30/hour. Mom is due with her second son on November 8, though there won't be responsibilities related to the baby's care, as he'll be with mum.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    If you speak Spanish, this is a plus but not a requirement. The family is looking for someone energetic and also relaxed, and someone who is involved and wants to run around with the little guy.

    Schedule

    The position will ease in the last week of September.

    For the month of October, the general hours are Monday through Friday, 11 AM - 5 PM, with a little flexibility (may shift to afternoon/evening shift occasionally and will typically be 5-6 hours/day).

    For November and the beginning of December, the schedule will shift to Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM (or maybe occasionally 12 PM - 8 PM) and will be 40 hours/week.

    The family will leave town the beginning of December and then the position will end.

    If you have weekend availability, this is a plus but not a requirement.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UES, $400-500/week, 20 hours/week, with 2 girls! kASTR9517

    $20-25/hour ($400-550/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a great after school opportunity in the UES with two girl, 6 and 8! The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 3:30-7:30 pm. Someone with flexibility to stay later or come in earlier is a plus! They are looking for someone energetic, fun, and active to spend afternoons with the girls, getting them to activities, and helping with the after school routine.

    It's $20-25/hour, 20 hours/week, $400-500/week gross. The position will begin ASP with interviews would starting this week!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone energetic and fun who can keep up with the girls. Someone who can keep the girls focused on the tasks at hand to get things done, but in a playful manner. Someone with a softer touch for the younger girl and who can be patient with her when needed.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 3:30-7:30 pm. Potentially shifting 30 minutes later once the school schedule fleshes out. Someone with flexibility to stay later or come in earlier is a plus!

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  • MORNINGS: $30/hr, $900/wk! M-F 7am-1pm, 4 kids & SAHM! Ages 5, 4, 2, & 5 mos! (dMKM9617)

    $30/hour, $900/week for 30 hours/week

    Overview

    This amazing Harlem family has not one, not two, not three, but four kids all under the age of 6! Mom is very actively involved and sweet and responsibilities will all be split up with her. The position is Monday through Friday, 7 AM -1 PM, with the flexibility to stay until 2 PM. $30/hour, $900/week

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for a SmartSitter who speaks Spanish who is interested in helping continue the children's bilingual journey. The family doesn't have any other family nearby so they are looking someone who will really be kind to the children and really care about them.

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 7 AM - 1 PM, flexibility to stay until 2 is great!

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  • PART-TIME: Brooklyn Heights, $480/week, M-R, with 2 kids, 4 and 8! kPTVB9517

    $20/hour ($480/week)

    Overview

    We have a great part-time position in Brooklyn Heights with two kids, 4 and 8! They are looking for help Monday to Thursday, from 1 to 7 PM. They are looking for someone bright, engaged, articulate, and a proactive thinker who can plan ahead for what the week will bring.

    It's $20/hour, 24 hours/week, $480/week. The position will begin in October and interviews within the next week.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    They are looking for someone bright, engaged, articulate, and a proactive thinker who can plan ahead for what the week will bring. Someone who will keep the kids engaged, who seeks out fun activities with them/for them, can cultivate relationships with the other babysitters to make playdates and co-plan activities. The kids fully take advantage of the city and all it offers and we'd like someone who embraces that as well. And of course someone the family can trust completely - to look out for the kids of course, but also the home, and help everyone stay on top of all the details of their lives. Their scheduling is complex, so they need someone detail oriented and be on top of the little things with the kids at home and their schedule.
    Someone who can be fun, yet firm when needed and keep boundaries.
    Italian speaking is a plus! Expereince with allergies is a plus!

    Schedule

    Monday to Thursday, from 12:30/1 to 7 PM. Flexibility to help with full days from 9-7 PM, if the kids are out of school.

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  • PART-TIME: UWS, WRF, $225/week, with two boys! #yestomannies! kPTRG9617

    $25/hour ($225/week)

    Overview

    We have a great new part-time opportunity in the UES/UWS with two boys, 6 and 9. The core schedule is Wednesday to Friday, from 2:45-5:45 PM. The family is flexible to add more days for the right candidate as well! They are looking for someone to pock the boys up from school on the UES and bring them home to the UWS, take them to activities and playdates, help with homework and occasional meal prep, and have a great time with them in the afternoons!

    It's $25/hour, 9 hours/week, $225/week! The position will begin this month, with some flexibility. Please note when you can meet them and begin in your application.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone kind, friendly, and warm. Someone open and has good communication skills. Someone responsible, proactive, interested in children and talkative, gentle and organized, and safety-minded. Someone social who is comfortable planning and hosting playdates from time to time.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Wednesday to Friday, from 2:45-5:45 PM. The family is flexible to add more days for the right candidate as well!

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  • FULL-TIME: UWS $58k-70k! boys, 4 & 1 1/2! #yestomannies (dFTCC83117)

    $20-25/hour (gross)

    Overview

    This lovely Upper West Side family is looking to hire a warm and organized SmartSitter to work with their two boys, ages 1 1/2 and 4. The hours are generally Monday through Thursday, 7:30 AM - 7 PM and Friday, 7:30 AM - 6 PM. The family would love to work with someone who is looking to work with them for a long-term, ideally multi-year commitment. The rate is flexible, $20-25/hour gross, or $1130-$1412.50/week gross. Please apply today if you're interested! #yestomannies

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From the parents, "We are looking for someone who is extremely dependable, trustworthy, and warm. Excellent organizational skills and exceptional judgment are a requirement. One son has asthma and the other may have allergies so we need someone who is careful and makes safety a top priority. Candidates must have several years of experience working with multiple children. Energy, enthusiasm and stamina are also a necessary as our boys are very active and enthusiastic. Nanny must be proactive about setting up playdates and taking children out to the playground, museums, etc. Someone who is able to offer boundaries especially with the 4-year-old is really helpful." #yestomannies

    The SmartSitter must be up-to-date on vaccines and willing to continue vaccinations. A second language is preferred but not necessary. A background in early childhood education is also preferred. It would also be helpful if the SmartSitter is willing to travel (would be infrequent).

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM - 7 PM (6 PM end time on Friday)

    An occasional date night is also a plus and/or flexibility to occasionally stay a little later if needed.

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  • FULL-TIME: UES, $65-75k/year GUARANTEED, with two boy, 1 and 3! kFTAW83017

    $25-29/hour ($1200-1450/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a wonderful FULL-TIME opportunity in the UES with two boys, 1 and 4! They are really fun and super active little guys. The family is moving to the city and it will be the boys second time in the US ever! They are a really sweet family looking for someone reliable, fun, engaging, communicative, and CPR certified to join their team. The schedule would be Monday to Friday 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Someone with any teaching or nursery experience is a huge plus! They are looking for someone who can be a fun playmate with the boys while keeping them safe and engaged.

    It's $25-29/hour, 50 hours/week, $1200-1450/week gross and GUARANTEED. They are offering 2 week paid vacation, two weeks to be taken at the nanny's choice and two weeks to be taken while they are away. The income will be guaranteed for any other vacations the family takes and doesn't need the sitter. The position will begin in October, with Skype interviews taking place immediately, followed by in person interviews on 9/13 and 9/14!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone reliable, fun, engaging, communicative, and CPR certified to join their team. Someone with experience potty training ora willingness to assist with this for the youngest boy. Experience helping develop reading skills and a willingness to talk a lot to the younger boy :). Experience with nursery teaching and nannying qualifications is a plus! Someone active and energetic who can keep up with the other varied needs of two small, energetic, and fast-developing boys.
    Someone with a positive and easy going spirit who really enjoy hanging out with the boys. They'd like the boys to regard their nanny as a friend and playmate rather than a restrictor while keeping boundaries and being firm when needed. Someone communicative who is open to learning their style.

    Schedule

    Monday to Friday, 7.30 AM to 5.30 PM.
    Flexibility to assist on occasion for weekends. VERY occasionally they may ask a nanny to come with them on a holiday from time to time.

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  • WEEKENDS/EVENINGS: Chelsea, $30/hour, 25 hours/week GUARANTEED, with 3-year-old and baby! (kPTMS83017)

    $30/hour

    Overview

    We have a great WEEKEND/EVENING opportunity with a lovely family in Chelsea. They have a 3-year-old boy and a 3-month-old baby girl. They are looking for help Friday and Saturday, from 9 AM to 5 PM; and 2-3 weeknights per week from 5 PM to 9 PM. Flexibility on other days is a bonus!

    It's $30/hour, 25 hours/week guaranteed, $750/week! The position has a very flexible start date, and interviews will begin immediately!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The SmartSitter should be engaging, fun, and creative! The kids really respond to high energy people who engage him from the start. They should be able to multitask with the different age groups and to calm the kids down for bedtime. A love of play time and patience are key.

    Schedule

    The core schedule would be Friday and Saturday, from 9 AM to 5 PM; and 2-3 weeknights per week from 5 PM to 9 PM. Flexibility on other days is a bonus!
    The family is hoping to set up a regular schedule (i.e. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evening, with flexibility to move things around from time to time.)

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $20-25/hr West Village two fabulous girls, 7&10! (dASSC82117)

    $20-25/hour + monthly metrocard

    Overview

    We've worked with this family for years and they are WONDERFUL. They are super thoughtful, kind, generous, and respectful employers, and lovely people! They are looking for after school help, Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 6:30/7 PM with a few evenings per week typically until around 9:30 PM. The family can guarantee 25 hours/week at $20-25/hour and a typical week will be 25-30 hours. Additional flexibility is appreciated. The girls are super sweet, smart, and loving. This is a fabulous opportunity and interviews are next week!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    It's important that the adult is in charge, and kids aren't running things. Basic manners and politeness and respect -especially to adults- is important to the family. No means no, and the parents try to raise the kids with love and boundaries, and help them resolve conflicts with kindness. If you have a background in education, art, or art history, this is a plus!

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 6:30/7 PM, with a few date nights per week typically until around 9:30 PM

    Saturday/Sunday: Occasional weekend evenings

    Flexibility is a plus! The typical week is 25-30 hours/week.

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  • FULL-TIME: Prospect Heights, 52-71k/year, 50-55 hours/week, with a baby and boy, 5! kFTLR82117

    $20-25/hour ($1000-1375/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a new Prospect Heights family looking for a super smart, engaging, infant and school aged experienced SmartSitter to help with the weekly routine. They have a 5-month-old girl and a 5-year-old boy! The boy is starting Kindergarten this year and is adjusting to life with a new baby sister. Someone super communicative, outgoing, friendly, positive, and a team player is an ideal candidate. Someone with experience with the different developmental stages of both age groups who is willing to work with the parents is also ideal! They are looking for someone who can be a positive influence on the kids and share their own interests, too.

    It's $20-25/hour, 50-55 hours/week, $1000-1375/week gross. The position will begin 9/18, with interviews taking place starting Monday, 8/28.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone with infant and early school age experience who can help both kids developmentally and keep the parents informed on all progress. Someone who can be intuitive to know when to make changes and communicate those to the parents and get their guidance. Someone who is comfortable working as a team with the parents.
    The SmartSitter should be caring, patient, reliable, organized, proactive, and projects an air of authority. Someone outgoing, friendly, and active. Someone direct who is comfortable communicating things to the parents. They should enjoy reading, music and being active outdoors. The ideal sitter is creative and takes initiative with play activities and around the house, has excellent communication skills, will help the family foster a positive relationship between our children, and is good at getting kids to eat a variety of healthy foods. Bringing your interests is a plus, too! Someone organic minded and healthy in her approach to life.
    The boy needs assistance with his frustration tolerance, so we need someone who is patient, calm, and compassionate. He is also going through the difficult transition of having a new baby sister and the sitter will work on this with him as well as the adjustment of starting Kindergarten. He does not respond to negative reactions or taking things away as a punishment, rather be compassionate and set limits in a positive way from the start to avoid his negative emotions. He responds well to fun and encouraging limits being set. Implementing some of his OT exercises as well in the daily routine.
    Someone who can help the boy and enrich his learning as he starts school. Comfort with mom working from home.

    Schedule

    The core schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 6:15 PM, with Wednesdays until 7 PM. Flexibility to come at 7:45 AM on occasion or stay later with advance notice.
    The schedule may shift slightly as they work out their own schedule.

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  • FULLY FLEXIBLE: UES, $20/hour, with twin boys, 6! #yestomannies! kASAS82017

    $20/hour ($440/week)

    Overview

    We have an UES family with twin 6-year-olds looking for several SmartSitters to help with the after school routine. The schedule is generally Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 1:30 PM to 7 PM, with occasional Wednesdays. Flexibility to assist on full days when school is out, occasional evening, or a weekend day is a huge plus. Please note your availability as it fits within that schedule.

    They are looking for someone dependable, fun, active, and engaging. Responsibilities include coming early and tidying up (making the family's beds, emptying the garbage, prepping snacks for the boys, a quick lunch for the next day, and an easy dinner), taking them to and from activities, and getting them bathed and ready for bed.

    It's $20/hour for all hours worked. Interviews will take place immediately, so please include when you can meet with them in your application! They are very FLEXIBLE on the commitment and candidate's availability.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who is a happy person with a nice and sunny disposition. Someone hard working, dedicated, and communicative. Someone reliable, consistent, and timely is super important. Someone who can connect with the boys and spend time with them outside, running around, and playing sports. Organizing playdates and hosting from time to time. Teaching or tutoring experience is a plus.

    Schedule

    The family is looking for help generally on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 1:30 PM to 7 PM, with some flexibility. They are open to ANY and ALL availability within those timeframes.
    **Please note when you can work in your application!

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  • FULL-TIME: $70-80,000/yr! boys, 3 & teeny baby! Midtown East (dFTRK082117)

    $25/hour (gross), 55-60 hours/week - Flexible!

    Overview

    This relaxed, lovely Midtown East family is looking to work with a full-time SmartSitter full-time 55-60 hours/week. The family has a 3-year-old son and teeny baby 8-week-old baby boy. Interviews and trials are next week. $25/hour, $1375-1500/week, $71,500-$78,000/year (gross). There is flexibility with the rate.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    ***Please include your ideal working schedule in your application.***

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Ideal candidate would be someone who has experience with a special needs child, with taking care of two children, and who can accommodate the working schedule. Someone who can grasp the strategies and help implement everything. Someone who is open to feedback and learning and parents learn more about their eldest son and how to help him. The ideal person is always a little flexible with schedule, 30-60 minutes wiggle room on occasion is always helpful. The family can also be flexible about timing. The family is also happy to work with SmartSitting in a temp capacity if an evening need comes up and you're not able to accommodate.

    Schedule

    Option 1 (ideal)
    Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    Option 2
    Monday, 9 AM - 7:30 PM
    Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
    Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    Option 3
    Same as Option 2, but Tuesday or Wednesday can have an 8:30 AM start time.

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  • AFTERNOON FLEX: $25/hr teeny baby girl! UWS! #yestomannies (dPTAP081617)

    $25/hour ($375/week for 15 hours/week)

    Overview

    This super lovely UWS family has a 3-month-new baby girl and they are looking to work with a SmartSitter 3 flex afternoons/week, (SmartSitters choice: any three weekdays, Monday through Thursday), 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM, $25/hour. Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The SmartSitter should have lots of infant care experience, CPR certification, and experience with adopted children is a plus. There is a small friendly dog in the household, so the SmartSitter must like pets. If you have experience introducing new foods over time and general growth stages are also great. Lastly, if you have any experience helping with attachment, this is a plus. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The core schedule is 3 flex weekdays, Monday through Thursday, 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM.

    Flexibility to stay later on occasion with advanced notice is appreciated. If you are available 1-2 times/month for a full day, 8 AM - 5 PM, this would be a plus but is not a requirement.

    ***In your application, please include your ideal 3 working days as well as additional flexibility you may have.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Riverdale, 25.25 hours/week, $22-25/hour, with boy, 6! kASAS81517

    $22-25/hour ($555.50-631.25/week) gross, plus transportation cost when with the child.

    Overview

    We have a great new family in Riverdale looking for a new after school sitter. They are saying goodbye to their former sitter who is now a SmartSitter and are now looking for someone as loving, warm, and fun to hang out with their 6-year-old boy. The core schedule is Monday to Thursday, from 3 PM to 8 PM; and Friday, from 2:45 to 8 PM. The family can be flexible with a Tuesday through Friday schedule, if this works better for a candidate.

    It's $22-25/hour gross, 25.25 hours/week, $555.50-631.25/week gross, plus transportation cost when with the child. Additionally, they will provide a cab for later nights or inclement weather. The position will begin 9/5, with interviews taking place starting immediately.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The ideal sitter will be athletic and creative and will stimulate the child's active imagination. Someone who has excellent verbal communication skills, is articulate and fun to be with. The boy has a lot of energy, so someone who can keep up with him or challenge him would also be ideal. Someone who can navigate the subways and is comfortable with the commute. Someone warm, loving, and understanding who can guide him through this big transition in life.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Thursday, from 3 PM to 8 PM; and Friday, from 2:45 to 8 PM. The family can be flexible with a Tuesday through Friday schedule, if this works better for a candidate. Ideally, the sitter will have some flexibility on nights and weekends.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $25/hr, $750/wk, M-F 2-8, girl, 6, boy, 4! In the Heights! (dASMM080117)

    $25/hour ($750/week gross)

    Overview

    We've been working with this family for years and they are super lovely people. Also, they live up in the heights, and we know many SmartSitters live close by! This will be a quick interview/hire process. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 2 PM - 8 PM, and the family has two cuties, a 6-year-old girl and 4-year-old boy.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The SmartSitter should be smart, organized, energetic, and enthusiastic! If you speak Spanish, this is a plus!

    Schedule

    The core schedule would be 2-8 PM Monday - Friday.
    Flexibility to stay later on occasional evenings and to work a full day (8:30 AM- 8 PM) on school holidays is ideal.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Grand Army Plaza, $20/hour, 20 hours/week, with two kids, 6 & 4! kASEC62317

    $20/hour ($400/week)

    Overview

    We have a new Brooklyn after school position with two kids, 6 and 4. They are a typical brother/sister duo with one being more shy and introverted and the other being more gregarious and extroverted. They are both super sweet and equally loving of their current nanny who is leaving after 6 years with them! They are looking for someone who can split their attention equally between both kids. Someone fun, engaging, and reliable as well!

    It's $20/hour, 20 hours/week, and $400/week! The position will begin 9/21, with some flexibility. Interviews will begin after Labor Day.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    A responsible, timely, patient, and energetic person. Someone who knows how to manage different personalities while making each feel special and attended to. Someone comfortable navigating conflicts with a positive demeanor. Someone who can be sure the kids will do their chores and keep manners. Experience with homework help and strategies to get them to do it.

    Schedule

    Monday - Friday, 2:30PM - 6:30PM, with flexibility in the evenings on occasion and for full days on school holidays!

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