We have been working with this family for years and the SmartSitters they've worked with absolutely adore them! The position is two flex afternoons, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM, and Saturdays in November, 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM. The boys are now 10 and 12. The position is $25/hour. Read below to learn more!
The Ideal Sitter for this Job
The family is looking to work with someone who is engaging, mellow, and comfortable with the calmer afternoons, and someone who is responsible, reliable, and has patience.
The position begins on Monday, 9/16, and Tuesday, 9/17, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM. In general, the schedule is flexible and can be Mondays and Fridays (Tuesday or Thursday could also work), 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM, during the months of October and November. During the month of November, the family is also looking for help on Saturdays, 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM.
About the Children
boy, age 10 - He is obsessed with the guitar and is really gifted. he loves playing football and loves rollercoasters. boy, age 12 - He loves reading and is super smart. He has great conversations. He is a sweet boy and sometimes gets a bit frustrated with his school work. He is a bit more independent as he is in middle school. He really enjoys school and is super funny and quirky. He is super self aware and is highly functioning on the autism spectrum. His afternoons are precious time for him to relax and recoup from the day. They are both pretty mellow and cool kids. They get along quite well as well.
Pick up the boys up from school. Take them home for homework, snack, and hanging out at home. Help with some light meal prep and tidying after.
In your application, please include which afternoons you're available as well as any scheduling flexibility you may have. As a reminder, while there is weekday scheduling flexibility in general, it's important you are available on Monday, 9/16, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Tuesday, 9/17, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM, and November Saturdays, 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM.
ongoing, through November and potentially longer
Total Hours per Week