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.
The core schedule is Monday and Tuesday, from 2- 6 PM. Flexibility to stay later on occasion is a plus!
About the Children
boy, 9- He is a bright and athletic boy. He is on a swim team that trains at least 4 times a week at asphalt green battery park. He also plays soccer and baseball as per the season. boy, 6- Like his brother is sports mad! He plays baseball, soccer, tennis, martial arts and swim lessons. He is allergic to nuts and seeds. He also has environmental allergies - cats, dust, birch pollen. He carries an EPI pen and we have VERY strict rules about food and always carry the EPI pen. He is only ever allowed food provided by us from home and never from ANYONE else, nor is anyone else allowed to make decisions on his food options. After school snacks will always be provided by the family. They are both very responsible and such well-behaved boys. They have a routine and are very structured.
On Mondays, the SmartSitter will go to the family's apartment first to collect after school snacks, EPI pen, and the boys' sports equipment. They will pick up both from school at 2:20 PM, and walk over to Asphalt Green in Battery Park where they have martial arts and then swim team. While they wait for classes to start, the boys can sit and do homework/reading at tables that overlook pool. They will then take them home and help finish up homework. On Tuesdays, they will pick up the youngest and take him to his swim team at Asphalt Green and bring him home. When they arrive home mom will be there, however the majority of the afternoon is spent with the boy.
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.
ongoing, as long as possible
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