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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Cathedral Parkway, $20-25/hour, 15 hours/week, with 2 school aged kids. kASCC42018

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    This super kind and respectful UWS family is looking to work with a SmartSitter starting right after Labor Day. They have an 11-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son. The position is Monday through Friday 3 PM - 7/8 PM, plus a date night, and the family is happy to guarantee 15 hours/week, $20-25/hour, $300-375/week

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone with experience in these age ranges who is super proactive. Homework help is a big part of the job so someone with a teaching or education background or interest would be ideal. Someone with a good amount of energy and creativity is a must, as well as a positive, happy disposition. They will like someone to engage them in conversation and really connect with them.

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 5 PM - 7:30 PM, with Thursdays until 8:30 PM. They are willing to guarantee 15 hours/week overall with the sitter coming early for 1.5 hours/week to help with household

    It would be helpful to have flexibility to have a later night once a week. The family also will need full day coverage on Holidays and sick days if you're available. If not, they are happy to work with the SmartSitting temp department.

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  • EVENINGS: Gramercy, $20-25/hour, 15 hours/week, with two kids, 1 and 2.5! kEJM41918

    $20-25/hour gross

    Overview

    We have a really wonderful EVENING position in Gramercy with a new family! They have two adorable kids, 1 and 2.5 years old. They are pretty tight siblings and little sis (who is nearly on the move!) follows her big brother around and loves everything he loves.

    They are looking for someone warm, experienced, and consistent for their family. Ideally they would like the SmartSitter to begin end of April. It's $20-25/hour gross, 15 hours/week, $300-375/week!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone responsible, warm, loving, and reliable. Given the hours, the SmartSitter will generally be staying in the apartment with the kids, however take the occasional evening outing to the playground or around the block is great! Most of all, they are looking for consistency and a fun-loving person who can relax with the kids at the end of the day and help with the ending routine. At this time, they will be a bit more on the lower end in terms of energy as it's the end of the day.
    They are really looking for some consistency and someone who is a goo fit for their family.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 4:30/5-7:30/8 PM, with occasional flexibility to stay until 9/9:30 PM, perhaps once every two weeks.

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  • MORNINGS: $20-25/hr UES boys, 3 & 1 1/2! (dMPK41918)

    $20-$22/hour (up to $25/hour potentially for the right candidate)

    Overview

    This lovely UES family has two boys, 3-year-old and 1 1/2-year-old. Mom is at home and somewhat flexible and is looking for extra help working with a SmartSitter Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM - 1 PM, with some scheduling flexibility. $20-22/hour is ideal and the family is open to going up to $25/hour for the right candidate. Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From the parents, "We are looking for someone who is trustworthy, responsible, kind and truly enjoys being around children. Also, energy and warmth are important. Ideally, this person would have experience with young children and strong references."

    Schedule

    The ideal schedule is Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM - 1 PM. There is some flexibility in days or hours, so if you have a conflict with any of the regular days and times, please still apply and include your current availability.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UES, $625-900/week, with 3 toddler and their FT nanny! #yestomannies! kASAR41218

    $25-30/hour ($625-900/week) gross

    Overview

    We have new after school opportunity in the UES with three toddlers and their full-time nanny! The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from from 12-5/6 PM. They are looking for someone engaging, communicative, sporty, active, and positive to join their team.

    It's $25-30/hour, 25-30 hours/week, $625-900/week! They are flexible with the start date any time between now and the fall!

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone experienced with toddlers who has a positive outlook and detail orientation. A true team player who is hard working, comfortable with chaos of toddlers and extremely trustworthy, fun-loving and a team-player. Someone active and sporty, positive, and warm.
    Someone who can travel internationally with them for a few weeks a year and has a license and clean driving record; all this is a plus, but not required! Someone who likes to cook and organize is a plus, too.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from from 12-5/6 PM. Flexibility to stay late or come early when needed and work occasional weekend if needed.

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  • PART-TIME FLEX: Harlem, $20-25/hour, 12 hours/week, with boy 10! #yestomannies! lPTMH41318

    $20-25/hour ($240-300/week)

    Overview

    We have a new family in Harlem looking for a great SmartSitter to spend 4 FLEX afternoons/week with their 10-year-old son. He is super into music and sports, so someone who can be really active or even shares his passions is a plus! They are looking for someone trustworthy and caring to join their team!

    It's $20-25/hour, 12 hours/week, and $240-300/week! The position will start ASAP.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who enjoys movement, sports, and can creatively engage him with the completion of homework and reading. He connects well with people who are even-keeled, have a calm demeanor, and are good at maintaining daily schedules. Someone who can follow his lead and go with the flow with him during their time together.
    They are very open and honest, and value that relationship with their sitters as well. They ultimately are looking for a team member.
    Someone comfortable with occasionally working alongside mom or dad if they are working from home.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is 4 FLEX days/week, from 2:30/3-5:30/6 PM.

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  • SHORT-TERM AFTER SCHOOL: UWS, $500-625/week, with two girls, 5 & 6! kASME41018

    $20-25/hour ($500-625/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a really wonderful short-term after school opportunity in the UWS with two lovely girls, 5 and 6 years old. The SmartSitter would be working alongside the mom to manage their afternoon routine. The girls are really fun and creative and they are looking for someone calm, active, and proactive to join their team to finish out the school year.

    It's $20-25/hour, 25 hours/week, $500-625/week. The position will begin as soon as Monday, 4/16, with a trial this coming weekend!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Warm, caring, and experienced with these age groups and siblings so close in age. Someone who can read the room and adapt to their personal style. Someone who can go with the flow and handle changes as they come up with the schedule. Someone proactive and engaging to help them manage the day to day!

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 12-6 PM; and Monday and Wednesday, from 2:30-6 PM. Flexibility to stay 1-2 times each week until 9 or 10 PM is a plus!

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  • PART-TIME: MTWF 2:15-6 Kensington, twins, age 5! #yestomannies (dASKA41018)

    $20-25/hour ($20-22/hour ideally!)

    Overview

    We have a wonderful Kensington family looking for a part-time SmartSitter, from 2:15 PM to 6 PM, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. You'd be spending your afternoons with boy/girl twins, age 5, who get along smashingly!

    The family is looking for someone fun and engaging who is very reliable. Someone with experience with this age groups and multiples is a huge plus!

    A paid trial will take place this weekend, and the position begins next week!

    #yestomannies

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Most importantly, the family is looking for someone who can help out reliably for the remainder of the school year. If you like to spend time with kids outside, this is a big plus. They are also looking for someone who will be engaging and active with the kids, and excited about spending quality time together. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 2:15-6 PM

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  • SHORT-TERM AFTER SCHOOL: BK Heights, T-F, 20 hours week, $25/hour, girl, 13! kPTSC4518

    $25/hour ($375-575/week) gross

    Overview

    This is a fabulous opportunity to spend Tuesday to Friday, from 3 to 7 PM, plus one later night until 10 or 11 PM, with a super artsy 13-year-old girl who's super into drawing and painting, acting, dancing, and singing.

    It's $25/hour, 15-23 hours/week, The position starts the week of 4/16, with interviews taking place immediately.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone warm and creative who likes working with middle school kids and can supervise homework. Someone who can be a role model and someone the girl can talk to about what happened that day at school, help with homework, etc.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Tuesday to Friday, from 3 to 7 PM, plus one later night until 10 or 11 PM.

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  • WEEKENDS: UES. $25-30/hour, $500-600/weekend, 20 hours/weekend, with 3 kids! #yestomannies! kWEL4418

    $25-30/hour or $350-400/day for overnights

    Overview

    We have a great weekend position in the UES with a boy, 3, and two girl, 2 and 5! The family is looking for a confident, fun, engaging, smart, super duper active SmartSitter who wants to grow with their family. The position is mostly in the city, however the family goes away for summer to the Hamptons and sometimes to CT during the school year to visit family, The SmartSitter would accompany them and be live in during this time. Driving and being a good swimmer are the biggest plus!

    The schedule Saturday and Sunday, 8-6 PM, with many weekends living in while they are away. It's $25-20/hour for weekends in the city, and $350-400/day for overnights.

    #yestomannies!

    The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit; the sooner the better! Interviews will begin immediately. Quick! Apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who has experience with at least three kids and energy sufficient to manage, enjoy, and develop a relationship with three young children. A confident and experienced sitter who is comfortable taking charge when needed. Additionally, someone communicative and open to getting constructive feedback and implementing it.
    Ideally, someone who is a safe driver, knows how to swim, comfortable with pets, has a positive attitude about helping around the house in other ways, is a good communicator, trustworthy, hardworking, and mature and wants to develop a long-term relationship with our family. Someone super engaging and fun who has the patience to crack the kids out of their shells; they'll be really fun and awesome once you do. Someone with experience with two really young and active children. Driving and swimming are a huge plus ONLY when in Southampton or CT!

    Schedule

    Saturday and Sunday, 8-6 PM, with many weekends living in while they are away.

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  • EVENING/WEEKEND: $25-30/hr Weehawken girl, 15 months old! (dEWJZ4218)

    $25-30/hour

    Overview

    This lovely Weehawken family has a sweet 15-month-old girl girl and they are looking to work with a SmartSitter Tuesdays and Fridays, 6 PM - 9 PM, and Sundays, 8 AM - 1/2 PM. The rate is $25-30/hour and the family will also reimburse for either the ferry to Weehawken (the family's home is a short walk away) or the bus from Port Authority (a 20-30 minute bus ride). The family will be moving to the UES in June or July. Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Requirements
    - Patient, caring, kind
    - Able to pick up/drop off our daughter at daycare/other activity location
    - Good flexibility
    - Comfortable with Nest camera (living room and kid's crib only)
    - Comfortable taking care for our daughter while we are occasionally at home
    - Non smoker

    Pluses but not requirements:
    - Fluency in Chinese
    - a degree in early childhood education

    Schedule

    The typical schedule is:

    Tuesday and Friday, 6 PM - 9 PM
    Sundays, 8 AM - 1/2 PM

    If you prefer to work on weeknights or Sundays and not both, feel free to apply to one or the other.

    Occasionally the schedule may shift in which case the family will offer a few days' to a week's notice.

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  • PART-TIME: MTR 8:30-6:30 UES $600/wk boy, 3, girl, 1! (dPTYB4318)

    $20/hour, $600/week

    Overview

    This UES family is looking to work with a SmartSitter Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM, starting asap! They have an easygoing and friendly 3-year-old boy (he's in school until 12 or 1 PM) and a sweet 1-year-old girl. $20/hour, $600/week

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family looking to work with someone calm, engaging, patient, and interactive. The would like to work with someone who can entertain kids at home and be patient and loving, someone who takes directions well and is a good communicator, and someone who knows how to divert and change the atmosphere if the kids happen to be snatching things from each other. If you enjoy playing with legos and Mr. Potato Head, this is the job for you!

    Schedule

    Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL SHORT-TERM: $20-25/hr TriBeCa girl, age 8! M-F 3-6:30 (dASTG32818)

    $20-$25/hour

    Overview

    This lovely TriBeCa family has a smart and artsy 8-year-old girl. They are looking to work with a SmartSitter Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 6:30 PM, $20-25/hour. School pick up is in Brooklyn Heights. This schedule will continue through June and then will shift a bit during the summer if you'd like to continue the position during the summer.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone fun, interesting, entertaining. responsible and reliable, who enjoys playing a games.

    Schedule

    The typical schedule is Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 6:30 PM. The family is happy to guarantee 17.5 hours/week. Occasionally you'll head home a little early and occasionally the parents may need help until 7 PM.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Fort Greene $20-25/hr girl, 8, boys, 2&5 #yestomannies (dASABD32118)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    This creative Fort Greene family is looking to hire two or three SmartSitters, one to two people for a full-time or full-time split position and one person for an afternoon position. This full-time position is outlined in another SmartSitting post. This particular position is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturdays. See scheduling options in the "Schedule" section of this post. The family has an 8-year-old girl, 5-year-old boy, and 2-year-old boy. You'll never be with all three kids at the same time. The family is looking to work with someone fun and creative with a can-do attitude. #yestomannies

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    ***This position is in tandem with a full-time position (posted separately). In your application, please include if you prefer to work the Option 1 or Option 2 schedule.***

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From mom and dad, "You must be honest, flexible, physically strong, energetic, kindhearted, tidy, clean, a great multi-tasker, who is not afraid to get dirty, work hard, and have fun. You must be someone who can go with the flow of our hectic lives be willing to change it up in regards to which kid or kids you are watching and help us and our kids keep our house clean and organized. We love to cook and try to include the kids whenever possible - we would love a nanny who also likes to cook or at least isn’t afraid of cooking.

    We are looking for someone who wants to create fun activities for our children and also can be in control of them if they start misbehaving. We want someone who will take our lead in terms of what language we use with our children to create a consistent environment regarding what they can and cannot do. We do not use screen time or TV a lot - so activities are very important. If you are live in and come to our summer home or on vacation you also must be able to and love to swim and bike ride and not be afraid of sledding on a cold winter day or literally getting muddy! We want an independent self starter, who is creative, and mature. No smokers. We are allergic to perfume, so please do not wear perfume on days when we work together.

    Spanish speaking but fluent in English a plus (but not a requirement)."

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Option 1:
    Monday, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Tuesday, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Friday, 1 PM - 4 PM
    Saturday, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

    Option 2:
    Monday, 12:30 PM - *6/6:30 PM
    Tuesday, 12:30 PM - *6/6:30 PM
    Wednesday, 1:30 PM - *6/6:30 PM
    Friday, 1 PM - *6/6:30 PM
    Saturday, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

    *The family requests some general end time flexibility as well as general weekend flexibility if you happen to be flexible!

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  • FULL-TIME or 2-3 FULL DAYS: Fort Greene $20-25/hr M-F 9-4:30 or 6/6:30, girl, 8, boys, 2&5 #yestomannies (dFTABD32118)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    This creative Fort Greene family is looking to hire two or three SmartSitters, one to two people for a full-time or full-time split position and one person for an afternoon position. This full-time position is Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 4:30 PM or 6/6:30 PM (SmartSitter's choice!) and it could also be 2 or 3 full days instead of Monday through Friday. The family has an 8-year-old girl, 5-year-old boy, and 2-year-old boy. You'll never be with all three kids at the same time. The family is looking to work with someone fun and creative with a can-do attitude. #yestomannies

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    ***This position is in tandem with an afternoon position (posted separately). In your application, please include if you prefer to work until 4:30 PM or 6/6:30 PM. Please include if you prefer to work Monday through Friday or 2 or 3 specific full days per week. Lastly, please also include if you are interested in working through June 2018 or longer term. Please note the summer may be live in on Fire Island. You would have your own bedroom and a shared bathroom.***

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From mom and dad, "You must be honest, flexible, physically strong, energetic, kindhearted, tidy, clean, a great multi-tasker, who is not afraid to get dirty, work hard, and have fun. You must be someone who can go with the flow of our hectic lives be willing to change it up in regards to which kid or kids you are watching and help us and our kids keep our house clean and organized. We love to cook and try to include the kids whenever possible - we would love a nanny who also likes to cook or at least isn’t afraid of cooking.

    We are looking for someone who wants to create fun activities for our children and also can be in control of them if they start misbehaving. We want someone who will take our lead in terms of what language we use with our children to create a consistent environment regarding what they can and cannot do. We do not use screen time or TV a lot - so activities are very important. If you are live in and come to our summer home or on vacation you also must be able to and love to swim and bike ride and not be afraid of sledding on a cold winter day or literally getting muddy! We want an independent self starter, who is creative, and mature. No smokers. We are allergic to perfume, so please do not wear perfume on days when we work together.

    Spanish speaking but fluent in English a plus (but not a requirement)."

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The general schedule is Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 4:30 PM or 6/6:30 PM. The family asks for occasional flexibility for an earlier start time and/or later end time and if you have weekend availability, this is a plus but not a requirement.

    **NOTE: If you prefer to work 2 or 3 full days per week, this is a possibility as well.**

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  • FLEX PART-TIME: $20-25/hr, 3-5 days/week, 15-25 hours/week GUARANTEED, Prospect Heights, with boy, age 5! #yestomannies (kASWK31618)

    $20-25/hour ($20-22/hr is ideal)

    Overview

    This Prospect Heights family is looking to meet an engaging, creative SmartSitter to spend quality after school time with their bright 5-year-old boy. The position 3-5 days/week, from 3 PM - 7 PM, plus one date night/week. They are FLEXIBLE with what days the sitter would be available. The family can offer a guaranteed 15-25 hours/week through mid-June. $20-25/hour ($20-22/hr ideally).

    The family is looking for a commitment through the summer.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone able to help him with the small amount of homework he has and making it fun for him! His current SmartSitter had created games for him to make it more interesting and he really responded to this. Someone perceptive who can really connect with him and see what is happening with him developmentally. Someone who can engage and play with him and really get into character with him. Someone who can also keep boundaries with him, gently yet persuasively. Someone fun and active who doesn't mind him getting a little dirty every once and a while.
    A background in early childhood background is a plus to understand kids and being able to get into their minds and see how things are working. Encouraging him to be involved is great and bringing their imagination into their time with him to keep him engaged and experiencing new things. In summer, taking him on new adventures and making those days memorable is

    Schedule

    The core schedule is 3-5 days/week, from 3 PM - 7 PM, plus one date night/week. They are FLEXIBLE with what days the sitter would be available. The family can offer a guaranteed 15-25 hours/week through mid-June.

    In the summer, the schedule would be Monday to Friday after camp, or 3-4 days.week, and there will be the opportunity for full days while he is NOT in camp (weeks of 6/25, then from 7/30).

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UWS, $25-27/hr 22.5 hours/week, an infant and toddler! (dASDS21718)

    $25-27/hour

    Overview

    This lovely UWS family has a 2-year-old girl and a 4-month-old baby girl and they're looking for help Monday through Friday, 3:30 PM - 8 PM, starting in April. Once per month, the family may ask if you can stay a little later with advanced notice. Once the schedule is solidified, the family will compensate for the whole time guaranteed, though it may end earlier occasionally. Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    It's $25-27/hour, 22.5 hours/week, $562.50-607.50/week gross!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking to work with someone who is mature and experienced, loving, fun, warm, loving, and flexible (not rigid). They are looking for someone who is reliable and punctual. If mom or dad is lucky enough to arrive home a little early, they will probably want to take over the primary caregiving responsibilities upon arrival (i.e. putting the girls to bed) and so it will be helpful in this case for you to be flexible and switch out and help with dishes or whatnot so mom/dad and girls can get a little quality time in there.

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 3:30 PM to 8 PM. Once per month, the family may ask if you can stay a little later with advanced notice.

    Once the schedule is solidified, the family will compensate for the whole time guaranteed, though it may end earlier occasionally.

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  • PART-TIME: Cobble Hill, MWR full days, 30 hours/week, $20-22/hour, with toddler and infant! kPTCH21418

    $20-22/hour ($600-660/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a wonderful part-time opportunity in Cobble Hill. They have a fun and active 4-year-old boy and are 6-month-old baby boy. They are looking for help Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 8:30-6:30/7 PM, with flexibility to stay later on occasion. The family can be flexible with the days for the right candidate. The sitter will be working independently while mom works from home.

    It's $20-22/hour, 30 hours/week, $600-660/week gross! This position will begin as soon as they find the right fit.
    **Please note that they have 1 cat. **

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who is intelligent, warm, caring, energetic, and loves being outdoors. Someone with a high degree of emotional intelligence who also understands the developmental milestones with both age groups and is able to help the kids achieve these milestones. The boy is in a Montessori school, so familiarity with that approach is a plus. Someone who wants to share their curiosity of the world with the kids and can take advantage of teachable moments, yet also maintain boundaries with the older boy while still being fun.
    Experience with infants and toddlers, CPR certification, and experience with multiples is a must.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 8:30-6:30/7 PM. The family can be flexible with the days for the right candidate.

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  • FLEX SCHEDULE: $30/hr, 4 kids & SAHM! Ages 5, 4, 2, & 5 mos! (dMKM9617)

    $30/hour

    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 schedule is flex as long as you are fluent in Spanish! $30/hour

    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

    Any availability; please include your availability in your application

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