For Nannies & Babysitters
We’re meeting great new families every day, so it’s important to apply, interview, complete the screening process, and be ready to jump right in when the perfect opportunity comes your way. Full-time, part-time, after-school care, and on-call babysitting: this is the place to start.
$30/hour gross, plus a monthly metrocard
Who wants to spend their afternoons starting ASAP with three fun and artsy boys in Park Slope!?
A veteran family is looking for a new SmartSitter to help with the after school routine. They have three boys, twin 12-year-olds and a 10-year-old, who are sweet as can be and super energetic. Each has his own unique and friendly personality (they all are interested in different things and play different sports). Their ideal candidate is fun, energetic, helpful, organized, and creative.
It's $30/hour gross for 20hours/week guaranteed. They are happy to guarantee more hours for a candidate with experience as a personal assistant or household manager who is up for taking on those tasks around the house.
The position will begin as soon as possible so apply today!
Someone responsible, reliable, and committed. A warm and friendly person who wants to connect with the family. Someone who can help the boys with their school work as it gets harder with age, and who can do art projects with them, reading stories with them, etc.
Someone who has experience with multiples and can manage their needs together at once (three boys can be a lot!). Someone who is fun and energetic, however can be in charge when need be. They are looking for someone to join their team and really bond with the boys!
Helping out at the house with household management or PA work if interested in more hours.
Having your full vaccinations is a must as they are at a higher risk!
The core schedule is at lease Monday to Thursday, from 2-7 PM, with flexibility to add Fridays or help with evenings.
They are happy to guarantee at least 20 hours/week!
Looking for a part-time job this summer? Love spending time with playful and inquisitive preschoolers? This is the job for you!
A lovely SmartFamily is looking for a playful, engaging, and experienced nanny to spend the mornings and early afternoons with their 3-year-old daughter. She is really into all things language right now, and loves reading, making up words, and having conversations with the grownups around her. This role will mainly be playing with her in the morning, reading books, going on walks, and plenty of imaginative play, while Mom and Dad are working from home. This will also include snack and lunch time, and the family would love some support with tidying her areas of the common space if there's time. They are looking for someone who is warm, engaging, and loves to watch curiosity and discovery in little ones. Someone with classroom education experience would be a huge plus. On the COVID front, the family has been very careful, and are just starting to open their circle to other vaccinated families now that Mom and Dad are both fully vaccinated. They are looking for a nanny who is still taking precautions, who has received at least one if not both doses of the vaccine, and are open to someone who needs to take public transit to reach them on the UES.
Rate for this role is $25-30/hour gross for 20 hours/week guaranteed. They are hoping to have someone start in early June, with interviews to begin ASAP. Apply today!
The ideal candidate for this family is someone warm, who loves engaging with curious kiddos, and having lots of conversations. The little girl can demand a lot from people, so someone who can really spend time and get into things with her is a must. Someone with classroom experience, or who has a background in education would be a plus, but isn't required.
The family is still working out the exact schedule, but they do know they will likely want help 4-5 days a week in the mornings/early portion of the day, starting around 9 or 10 and ending in the afternoon. They are happy to guarantee 20 hours/week.Learn more about this job
Do love to read and run around with toddlers?! Are you a respectful and calm communicator who has experience working alongside parents?
A lovely new family in Carrol Gardens is looking for their first ever babysitter for their active and fun 1.5-year-old daughter. You'd be working alongside a SAHM and dad who is working from home. They are a really laid back family who follow the RIE methods with their daughter, so someone who is aligned with them in this way and isn't too rigid or strict is best for them. Their daughter loves to read (and we mean ALOT) and like to run around so someone really active and engaging is most ideal, too!
It's $25/hour gross for 20 hours/week guaranteed. They are looking for someone to make an initial commitment of 2-3 months and then potentially longer if it is a good fit!
This is NOT one to be missed. They are so lovely and looking forward to welcoming someone new into the fold with their family.
Someone comfortable working alongside the parents. Someone who is energetic and active to keep up with her, will take her out, and plan fun activities with her. Creative and go with the flow to match the family's style. Someone more chill and laid back. their parenting style is overall RIE, no yelling, etc. Must be willing to read many, many, many books and over and over again.
Their ideal sitter is vaccinated since their daughter can not be at present.
The core schedule is two days a week, either Tuesday and Thursday, or Tuesday and Friday, from 10-5 PM, and Sundays from 3-9 PM.
They are happy to guarantee 20 hours/week!
$30/hour gross + monthly metrocard
Are you looking for a great weekend position?! Are you energetic and creative?!
A lovely long-time veteran SmartFamily in Tribeca is looking for a new weekend babysitter for their three kids to tag team with mom and dad. They are so lovely and have worked with several SmartSitters long-term before. Their ideal babysitter is creative, engaging, fun, and looking to make a long-term connection with their family.
The kids are really great, energetic, and fun. They are active and well rounded, and love to do fun projects! They tend to connect best with creative types :)
It's $30/hour gross for 20 hours/week guaranteed and a monthly metrocard. The position will begin asap so apply today if you are looking to make a long-term commitment!
Someone who is active, fun, and smart, yet also mature and detail oriented to help manage a group of kids alongside the parents on weekends. This person would work in a team the parents who may be working at times, so a team player is an absolute must. Someone bright, intelligent, and loving. Someone energetic, super driven, engaging, and active. Someone communicative, hard working, and open. Someone flexible with the responsibilities and ok chipping in with additional responsibilities like a grocery run, post office run, dropping off dry cleaning, etc., to help the house run smoothly. Experience with these ages, multiples, etc, is a must. Excellent time management and communication skills is paramount.
Someone willing to travel and live in on some weekend to the Hamptons is most ideal, too. A valid driver's license and ability to swim is a must for this piece.
The core schedule is typically Saturday and Sunday, from 8-6 PM, with some flexibility to shift to later hours to cover a date night. Flexibility to travel to the Hamptons and live in on some weekends is a plus!
They are happy to guarantee 20 hours/week.
Looking for a part-time position in the afternoons? Have experience with playful preschoolers and cuddly infants? This is the job for you!
A lovely new SmartFamily in Park Slope has just welcomed their second daughter, and they are looking for a nanny in the afternoons and evenings to handle school pick up, dinner, bath time and bedtime with both of their little ones. They would also love a bit of support around the house (tidying, meal prepping, etc). Mom will be home most of the time, so will be available with a tag team or hand off is needed. They are looking for someone who has experience with multiples, and a true joy for working with kids. Someone who can balance the fun, playful, and creative activities with calm and warm energy and patience. Covid-wise, the family has been very careful and keeping a limited circle, but is starting to expand it a little to those who are also vaccinated. Both parents are fully vaccinated, and Dad will be going into the office soon, with Mom returning to work in September. They're looking for someone who is fully vaccinated, who is still taking precautions and is okay to wear a mask in the beginning as everyone gets to know each other.
The rate for this role is $25-30/hour gross for 20 hours/week guaranteed. The family is looking to have the role start in early June, with interviews to begin ASAP. Don't miss out on this one - apply today!
The ideal nanny for this family is someone comfortable with multiples, who has past experience specifically with infants and toddlers. Someone youthful who has a lot of playful and fun energy! The eldest girl really relies on her routine, so someone able to follow and keep to that is crucial. They would love some support with light cooking for the kids (usually simple stuff), some help a bit around the house (putting dishes in the dishwasher, unloading, etc), so someone comfortable with these tasks is a must. Someone engaging, who has some calming, warm energy to balance out the playful and energetic times, who keeps cool when there’s a tantrum, has lots of patience and joy in caring for kids. The family is hoping for someone who's ready to help support and be a member of the team, all working together to make the house run smoothly.
The core schedule for this position is Monday through Friday in the late afternoon/evenings (probably 4 PM to 8 PM). The family is happy to guarantee 20 hours/week.
The summer may bring changes, with potentially 2 days/week start earlier, from 1 PM to 8 PM through the summer. They're open to discussing this with their person as it gets closer.
Are you looking for a wonderful new part or full time position on the UES? Do you have experience working with twins or multiples in elementary school?
A lovely veteran SmartFamily is looking for a new nanny to largely assist with the after school routine for their twins, 8, but also someone who is available and flexible to assist full-time if needed. They are happy to guarantee a FT salary for that flexibility, too!
Their ideal nanny is reliable, engaging, proactive, and a true third partner in their parenting journey! Someone communicative, organized, and creative is ideal. Making learning fun is also great as most Fridays will be home with the boy while he is learning remotely. Someone comfortable potentially living in with them this summer in the Hamptons with their own space and a FT schedule would be great, too!
It's $25/hour gross for at least 30-40 hours/week guaranteed! The position would begin as soon as possible for the right fit.
Their ideal nanny is reliable, engaging, proactive, and a true third partner in their parenting journey! Someone communicative, organized, and creative is ideal. Making learning fun is also great as most Fridays will be home with the boy while he is learning remotely. Someone with an interest in art and music is a plus!
Someone comfortable potentially living in with them this summer in the Hamptons with their own space and a FT schedule would be great, too! Ideally a driver and swimmer for the summer months as well!
The core schedule is Monday to Thursday from 2-7 PM, and Friday, from 9-7 PM.
The family is happy to guarantee 30+ hours/week for flexibility to assist more full-time throughout the week if needed and with some notice!
One of our longest veteran SmartFamilies is looking for a new after school caregiver for their two kids, 8 and 12, as they say goodbye to their current SmartSitter of 7 YEARS! They've provided much of the following job details and ideal caregiver qualities and requirements as they have done this many time for other care for their kids. They really know what they are looking for and what works best for their family, and particularly their son.
Their ideal candidates are experience with this age group, but also with children who have ADHD and/or behavioral strategies is required and ABA training is a plus. Someone who is consistent, structured, communicative, and truly wants to work with children who are neurodivergent is super important for them.
It's $35/hour gross for at least 20 hours/week guaranteed (they are willing to offer 25 hours for the right candidate). The position will begin in the weeks to come so apply today!
We are looking for someone who is passionate about working with more challenging kids. Ideally, someone who can work with the parents to ensure a structured environment, a consistent approach to discipline/consequences, and help reinforce acceptable behavior (e.g., language, respect, accountability). Help with study skills and establishing positive routines are also very important.
The ideal sitter will be proactive, firm (but fair), and able to have an open dialogue with the parents. The sitter will be able to reinforce a level of responsibility (cleaning dishes/room, doing homework) as the children get older and more independent.
Additionally, we will need someone who is comfortable preparing dinner, transporting to after school activities (bus/subway), and making sure homework gets done.
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 245-645 PM.
They are happy to guarantee 20 hours/week (or slightly more for the right candidate).
Some flexibility in the evenings or for full days if the kids are out of school is a plus!
Are you looking for a great short-term position in Brooklyn? Are you super energetic and engaging?!
This sweet family in Boerum Hill is looking for an engaging, loving, and structured after school babysitter for their 2-year-old son during the week for the next few months. Their son is a very sweet, happy, and fun kid! He is super active and in the throes of potty training so someone with patience and experience with this age group is paramount. His parents would love to find someone who is experienced with this age and are truly looking to connect and enjoy spending time with kids while maintaining structure for his to thrive!
It's $25/hour gross for 25 hours/week guaranteed! The position would begin asap so apply now!
Someone energetic and playful who can keep up with him at the park and really wants to engage with him in a really mindful way. Someone who is patient and disciplined and can stick to a schedule and is good with enforcing it as he thrives on structure. Someone who is a good communicator with mom and dad, is open and transparent about how he is doing and how the weeks are going is super important!
Experience with this age group and potter training will be so useful and appreciated, too!
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 230-730 PM.
They are happy to guarantee at least 25 hours/week.
Flexibility to assist for later nights on occasion or full days, particularly when he is not in school (5/28, and 6/21-6/25, for example) is a plus and will be compensated extra.
Have experience with school-aged kids? Looking for a part-time after-school position through the year, with potential to extend? This could be the job for you!
A family in Midtown is looking for an engaging, warm, and compassionate nanny for their 5.5-year-old daughter. She is currently in kindergarten, and they are looking for someone who can help with school pick-up, any homework, some fun activities to limit screen time, dinner help, and then through her nighttime routine. The family would also appreciate some assistance with light cooking and cleaning as time allows. They are looking for candidates who have experience with homework help and/or tutoring, and who can come up with good, stimulating activities for the girl. Someone who can build up her confidence and help her as she grows!
The family is being very COVID-safe, and would like a nanny who is taking similar precautions. They are fine with public transportation, as long as the nanny brings a change of clothes for once they arrive, and would also like whoever they hire to wear a mask for the first week or so while everyone gets to know each other. Both parents are vaccinated, and they are looking for someone who is at least in the midst of the vaccination process, so please include a few sentences about COVID practices and vaccine status in the "Additional Information" section of your application.
Rate for this job is $25/hour gross for 20 hours/week guaranteed. The role will start as soon as they find the right fit, with interviews to begin ASAP. Apply today!
The ideal candidate for this family is someone who’s engaging and attentive to the girl, who can be a confidant and help build her confidence and continue with her development. Someone warm, playful, kind and generous. The family is hoping for a little more academic than play focus, so someone who has experience working with kids on homework and coming up with good brain activities. Elementary school experience would be amazing, but is not required.
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, 2:30 to 6:30 PM. The family is happy to guarantee 20 hours/week.
This summer, they're still deciding if they want to send her to camp, but are leaning toward no, so they may have need for more hours then.
$25-30/hour gross + benefits!
Do you live in NJ? Are you looking to help out a wonderful family with a 3-year-old and a new baby?
A veteran SmartFamily in Fair Haven, NJ (off exit 114) is looking for a nanny for their sweet and energetic 3-year-old and 3-month-old sons. While they are still working out the exact hours, their ideal schedule is 30-40 hours/week with potential for overtime. They are looking for someone who will be SUPER engaged with their little ones, and can help with pick-ups, drop offs, playtime and outdoor activities, and a bit of support around the house (meal-prepping, laundry, etc)! Mom will be on maternity leave until later in the summer, but once she returns to work, likely either she or dad will be working from home, and can be an extra set of hands.
They are looking for someone kind, engaging, and warm to spend the days with their precious and outgoing little ones. Someone who has experience with multiples in this age range would be a huge help. They also would love some light help with meal prep, light tidying, and the boys' laundry. Someone able to be flexible and supportive is essential!
The rate for this role is $25-30/hour for 30-40 hours/week guaranteed. They are looking for someone to start by August, but are open to starting sooner if they find the right fit. Apply today!
The family is looking for someone who is well versed in the ways of toddlers and infants. Patience and a sense of humor are essential, and they would love someone who is educated in positive discipline. The family is looking for someone who can hold firm boundaries with the toddler, while still being warm and empathetic to big toddler emotions! They are still working out exactly what needs will be once Mom is done with maternity leave, so someone flexible and supportive is also a huge help.
The position is full-time, (30-40 hours/week, with potential for overtime), but the family is still working out the particulars and exact hours they will need once Mom is off of maternity leaveLearn more about this job
$25-30/hour gross + benefits!
Are you looking for a fun and exciting role with two school-aged kids? Looking to make a long-term commitment to a wonderful family? This could be the job for you!
A wonderful veteran SmartFamily is saying goodbye to their SmartSitter of three years, and is looking for another amazing fit for their family team. They are looking for someone flexible, playful, engaging, and warm to spend the afternoons and evenings with their 7.5-year-old son and 5.5-year-old daughter! A standard week will likely entail picking both kids up from their school nearby, playing with them or helping with homework, doing some dinner prep for the kids, and taking them through the start of their nighttime routine. Mom and Dad both work in production, so this could include early mornings or late nights, but the family always gives as much notice as possible, and has some flexibility. This may also include some traveling with the family as the nanny is available. While this job will mostly be part-time, the family is happy to pay for a full-time schedule since they know some weeks will be busier than others.
Their ideal nanny is kind, creative, engaging, and flexible, someone who is comfortable traveling with the family as needed, helping out around the house a bit, and is looking to make a long term commitment with their family. COVID-wise, they have been very careful, but now that both parents are vaccinated, they are starting to see a few more people in their circle, but only without masks if they aren't vaccinated. They would prefer a nanny who is also vaccinated, but are open. They are also fine with someone who needs to take public transit to reach them.
The rate is $25-30/hour with benefits, for 40 hours/week guaranteed (knowing most weeks will actually be part-time, while others may be a bit busier). The family is looking to find their next great fit - apply today!
The ideal candidate for this family is someone supporting, playful, energetic, and above all, flexible. They are looking for someone who is an open and clear communicator, who understands that things can change, and has an "we're all in this together" mindset. Most weeks will be more of a part time schedule, knowing that there will be be busier weeks/months, so someone who can roll with the punches and is ready to be a partner with Mom and Dad to keep things stable and really become a part of the family. The girl is also in a French program at school, so someone who speaks French would be a fun plus!
The core schedule is likely to start around 1 or 2 PM, and go until 6 or 7 PM, Monday through Friday, with potential to come earlier if the parents have an early day.
Mom and dad both can have later nights or need to travel for work, so flexibility is key. The family is happy to pay for 40 hours/week, knowing that while it's mostly a part-time schedule, there will be busy weeks.