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  • PART-TIME: $20-25/hr 3-4 days/wk 1:30-7, FiDi girl, age 8! #yestomannies (dPTMC112217)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    This super sweet and loving FiDi family has a girl who's turning 8 next week! She's really artistic (she loves drawing) and friendly and she looooooves her cat. The family needs help with with a schedule that changes week-to-week. Every other week is MTWF, 1:30p - 7p, and then TWR, 1:30p - 7p. The position starts asap!

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone playful, honest, trustworthy, a good connector, and people person. It's important that you like cats, because the girl loves her cat! It's also helpful if you can be protective of the cat, just in case a playdate comes over and another child isn't as kind to the cat as is necessary. If you are artistic and/or are into drawing, this would be really fun for the 8-year-old! Spanish speaking is also a plus but not a requirement. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The schedule will switch week to week as follows:

    Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 1:30 PM - 7 PM
    Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 1:30 PM - 7 PM

    If you are flexible to cover on nights where mom might have to work late or have a work event, typically 2 times per month, this is a big plus!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $20-22/hr Gramercy, boys, 7&3! #yestomannies (dASAL112017)

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

    Overview

    This family is especially near and dear to us as the mom was Dara's babysitter from when she was a kid! She was a super wonderful babysitter (Dara's favorite!) and of course, is a fabulous mom! The family lives in Gramercy and has two sweet boys, ages 3 and 7. They love playing board games, doing arts and crafts, playing dress up, and playing with trains. The family is looking for after school help starting in January through the school year or as long as possible! Monday through Friday, 2:30/3 PM - 6/7 PM, 20-25 hours/week, $20-22/hr #yestomannies

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking to work with someone engaging, someone who wants to play, is nice, playful, has a happy disposition, is flexible and go with the flow, and can be silly with them. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 2:30/3 PM until 6 or 7 PM.

    The family can guarantee a minimum of 20 hours per week and a typical week will be 20-25 hours.

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  • PART-TIME: Brooklyn Heights, $480/week, M-R, with 2 kids, 4 and 8! kPTVB111517

    $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. They have two fun and loving school aged kids, 4 and 8.

    It's $20/hour, 24 hours/week, $480/week. The position will begin 12/13/17 and interviews will start immediately!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    hey 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: The Village, $30-35/hour, Fridays, 11-8 PM, with autistic boy, 10! #yestomannies! kPTCK111317

    $30-35/hour ($270-315/week)

    Overview

    A wonderful Greenwich Village family is looking for someone with special needs experience or a background in special education to spend Fridays with their son, 10, who is moderately autistic. The SmartSitter would hang out with him, accompany him on recreational activities such as going to the grocery store, museums, working on education apps, etc. They are happy to provide all training and will even have one of his current teachers working alongside them for the first month. He is a really sweet and happy boy and they are looking for someone warm, caring, and equally happy to spend quality time with him.

    It's $30-35/hour, 9 hours/week, $270-315/week! The position will begin with a FaceTime this Friday, 11/16, with mom and his current teacher. Pending a successful meeting they will trial with the boy!

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone with a sunny disposition, warm, and caring. Experience working with kids on the autism spectrum or with a background in special education! They are willing to train the new person and will even have one of his current teachers work along side the new person for the first month to teach them the ropes!

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Fridays, from 11 AM to 8 PM. Flexibility to help additional during the week is a plus! They are happy to add hours for the right candidate on occasion.

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  • PART-TIME: UES, MT, 7 hours/week, $20-25/hour, with boy, 11! #yestomannies! (kASWS111317)

    $20-25/hour ($140-175/week for 7 hours/week)

    Overview

    we have a wonderful new Monday and Tuesday afternoon opportunity in the UES with a fun 11-year-old boy. The family is looking for someone responsible, reliable, fun, and engaging to help with the afternoon routine on these days. They will always compensate for the the full timeframe during working weeks, however Tuesdays pick up will typically be later around 5 PM.

    It's $20-25/hour, 7 hours/week, $140-175/week. The position will begin 1/8/18, with FaceTime interviews taking place the first of December, followed by a paid trial.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The sitter must be reliable, responsible, and organized. They should also be fun and able to connect with a young boy!

    Schedule

    The core schedule would be Monday and Tuesdays, from 3:30 to 7 PM. On Tuesdays, the start may be later, however they will compensate for the full timeframe.

    Flexibility to help additionally on other days and weekends is a plus, but not required.

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  • PART-TIME: BK Heights, $180/week for 9 hours, with girl, age 5! (kASAL111017)

    $20/hour ($180/week for 9 hours/week)

    Overview

    How do you feel about playing games and having adventures in Brooklyn Heights with a creative and loving girl, 4? This position is Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, from 2:30-5:30 PM. They are looking for someone to help with pick ups on Wednesdays and take her to her activity, take her home, and engage her in fun activities. On Mondays and Thursdays, they will pick her up from school and take her to her activity. Then, they will help with errands around the neighborhood, light meal prep, tidying up at their apartment, picking up packages, etc.

    It's $20/hour, 9 hours/week, $180/week! The position will begin in early December pending a successful trial and a FaceTime in the weeks to come.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who is focused on child development would be great. It is important that you are confident enough to speak with parents about how the day is going, how the girls are, etc. etc.. If there is a conflict, the parents are super open to feedback and figuring things out. The would love love love someone who is proactive about getting to know the girls’ interests! Must be comfortable with dogs (the family dog sits a very friendly black lab from time to time).

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, from 2:30-5:30 PM.

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  • PART TIME: UES, $20/hour, WR afternoon 1-5 PM, with baby boy, 2 months, $20/hour (kPTLE11917)

    $20/hour ($160/week for 8 hours/week)

    Overview

    We have a wonderful afternoon opportunity on Wednesday and Thursday, from 1-5 PM, with an adorable baby boy, 2 months! They are looking for someone with teeny infant experience, CPR certification, and a warm and friendly personality.

    It's $20/hour, 8 hours/week, $160/week. The position will begin in January, with a FaceTime meeting in December!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The sitter should be warm and friendly. They should also be playful with the baby and helpful around the house!

    Schedule

    The core schedule 2 flexible days/week, from 1 PM- 5 PM.

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  • PART-TIME/FLEX: $25/hour, Tuesday or Thursday, 10AM-5PM, in Ft. Greene with girl, 1! (kPTJB111317)

    $25/hour ($175/week for 7 hours/week)

    Overview

    We have a wonderful FLEX Tuesday or Thursday opportunity from 10 AM to 5 PM, on either day. It is sitter's choice so do be sure to mention your full availability in the week! They are looking for someone very active who enjoys being outside with kids in the age group. The girl is just 1 and loves to be moving around!

    It's $25/hour, 7 hours/week, $175/week! They are flexible with the start date and ready to FaceTime with candidates right away! Pending a successful initial meeting, they are open to trialing with a new person asap!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone highly experienced with very active toddlers. Someone very energetic and active. Someone ok going outside to the any nearby parks is very important.

    Schedule

    The schedule would be either a Tuesday or a Thursday from 10 AM- 5 PM. Flexibility to stay later or help in the evenings for date nights.

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  • PART-TIME: $20-22/hr, TR, 15 hours/week guaranteed, UWS, boy, age 9! #yestomannies (kPTLS11717)

    $20-22/hour ($300-330/week)

    Overview

    SmartSitters, our Executive Director Dara met this family when the now 9-year-old boy was just 3, and she was immediately taken by him! He has the most amazing deadpan sense of humor and he will be so much fun to hang with! This UWS family can guarantee 15 hours/week, $20-22/hour, $300-330/week, and the responsibilities are a mix between childcare, cooking help, some errands around the neighborhood. If the SmartSitter were interested in more hours, they would be willing to throw in some FLEXIBLE hours to help with more PA work for the parents and dad's business (his office is across the street on the UWS), and some labradoodle dog walking.

    The core schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 PM -7:30 PM, with flexibility to come earlier or stay later to make up the 15 hours. Additionally, flexibility to help some Fridays, 2:30 PM - 5:30 or 7:30 PM. Generally speaking, they are a very flexible family wth some notice should occasional conflicts come up.

    Interviews are this week and the position starts in mid-December or early January. #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone city savvy is a must (if you are a native New Yorker or have spent a lot of time here, this is ideal!), smart, can be flexible with your schedule and availability (the family can be flexible too), responsible, can take charge, you are good with making decisions if there is some ambiguity (i.e. you can take charge if the directions aren't laid out)

    A knowledge of piano is also a plus!

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 PM -7:30 PM, with flexibility to come earlier or stay later to make up the 15 hours. Additionally, flexibility to help some Fridays, 2:30 PM - 5:30 or 7:30 PM.

    If the SmartSitter were interested in more hours, they would be willing to throw in some FLEXIBLE hours to help with more PA work for the parents and dad's business (his office is across the street on the UWS), and some labradoodle dog walking.
    *As long as you are flexible, the family can guarantee 15+ hours/week for this core schedule and filling it in flexibly from here.

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  • PART-TIME: UES, $20-25/hour, F FLEX hours, with boy, 1.5, on UES! #yestomannies! kPTJR110617

    $20-25/hour ($80-125/week for 4-5 hours/week)

    Overview

    Are you available on Fridays and looking to pick up some extra hours on the UES?! The family is looking for a fantastic sitter to take care of their 1.5 year old boy on Fridays, from EITHER 9-4 PM, OR 3-7 PM. They are still working on sorting his activities and should know soon what the schedule will look like. They are looking for someone warm, active, and engaging to spend time with their fun boy.

    It's $20-25/hour, 4-5 hours/week, $80-125/week. The family will FaceTime with candidates in the coming days and trials will take place before Thanksgiving, potentially this Friday, 11/10.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The sitter should be warm, friendly, and creative. They should also be very responsible and enjoy being with small children. Someone very active!

    Schedule

    The schedule is either 9-2 PM, or 3-7 PM, every Friday. Flexibility to stay later or help on a Saturday is a huge plus!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Washington Square Park, $840-1188/week guaranteed, with boy, 5! kASJS11117

    $30-33/hour ($840-1188/week)

    Overview

    This Washington Square Park family is looking for someone smart and creative to spend quality time with their intelligent, independent, delightful 5-year-old boy. They are looking for someone who can come early and help with meal prep, his laundry, and other household management tasks before his pick up from after school activities. They are also looking for someone who can incorporate teachable moments and fun education activities into his days. A second language is strongly preferred as well.

    The schedule is Monday to Friday, 3-8 PM, with one flexible night until 11 PM. To add hours to the schedule, the family is willing to have someone help on a weekend day, 10-6 PM, and they are willing to guarantee the hours each week. *Please note if you are open to any weekend hours, even occasionally, in your application*

    The rate is $30-32/hour, 28-36 hours/week guaranteed, $840-1188/week The family describe themselves as progressive, equal rights activists, and feminists, and they also don't have any sugar in the household. Please apply today if you're interested! The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Mature, responsible, educated, thoughtful, learning-oriented, a good listener, creative, and full of ideas. Able to plan meals, make big meals so they can use some for his lunch the next day or for the parents to eat as well, take him on outings, and do other learning based activities with him. Someone who can set up teachable moments. "Today we're going to research dinosaurs." The family is looking for someone who will engage with him in an adult way.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Friday, 3-8 PM, with one flexible night until 11 PM. To add hours to the schedule, the family is willing to have someone help on a weekend day, 10-6 PM.
    **Please note if you are open to any weekend hours, even occasionally, in your application**

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  • PART-TIME FLEX or FULL-TIME: Temp Coordinator, Union Square, coolest coworkers, $17/hr or $36k/yr

    $17/hr, or $36k/yr + benefits!

    Overview

    We are hiring a Flex Part-Time or Full-Time Client Director in our Union Square office! The position is during business hours and can be flexible 25-40 hours per week! Yay? Yes? If so, we would absolutely love to hear from you!


    ***Do you have a friend who might be interested? Have them email recruitment@smartsitting.com with a cover letter and resume to apply! Subject: Temp is My Jam!***


    ***In your application, please include your current working availability and ideal working schedule, as well as any flexibility you may have, and when you can start!***

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    We're looking for someone who thrives in a fast paced work environment, knows how to be part of a team and also how to get into their own zone and knock things out; a trailblazer who is eager to meet the growing demand of our current families and is energized by new opportunities like event coordination and pursuing business partnerships; a professional multitasker with an upbeat, positive energy who is great at juggling and takes pride in never dropping the proverbial ball!

    If you're a hard-working, super responsible, tech-savvy individual who is more excited than stressed out by working under a time crunch, who loves kids (we know you do!) and also enjoys working with grown-ups who drink delicious coffee, eat tasty baked goods, and occasionally break out into song, we might be the perfect fit for you!

    Skills and Qualifications:
    4 year college degree
    Prompt communication skills, both written and verbal
    Great e-mail tone and phone voice
    Awesome time management skills
    Professional multitasker
    Detail-oriented and impeccable follow through
    Tech savvy, comfortable working on a macbook
    Graphic design skills a plus but not required

    Schedule

    The position is at our Union Square office. If you're working full-time, it will be Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM. You'll have an hour off each day for lunch or errands and can occasionally leave early on lighter volume days.

    If you'd like to work part-time, there's LOTS of flexibility as long as it's mostly during regular biz hours. One possible option could be the following:

    Monday, 11 AM - 6 PM
    Tuesday, off!
    Wednesday, 12 PM - 6 PM
    Thursday, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    Friday, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Harlem M-F 4-7 $20/hr girls, 10&12, and a puppy! #mustlovedogs (dASDM103017)

    $20/hour

    Overview

    This Harlem family has two girls, ages 10 and 12, and a brand new puppy! The family is looking for help Monday through Friday, 4 PM - 7 PM, $20/hour.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking to work with someone easygoing, happy, comfortable with the pup and with cooking responsibilities, and open to helping around the house. #mustlovedogs

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 4 PM - 7 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UWS $20-25/hr M-F 3:30-6:30/7 boy, 1! (dASOS103017)

    $20-25/hour ($20/hour preferred or close to it; please apply at the lowest rate you feel comfortable)

    Overview

    This lovely UES family has a 1-year-old sweet little guy and they're looking for help Monday through Friday, 3:30 PM - 6:30/7 PM. They are open to including a regular weekly date night if you are looking for up to 20 guaranteed hours/week. The rate is $20-25/hour (ideally at $20/hour or on the lowest end where you feel comfortable). They are really excited to meet you!

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The ideal person is patient, warm, love babies and children, is pleasant and calm, smart, and reliable. Flexibility is a plus!

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 3:30 PM - 6:30 or 7 PM

    Full day flexibility if daycare is closed or if it's a holiday is a big plus!

    One evening per week is okay; the family can guaranteed up to 20 hours/week.

    If you have a conflict once per week, this is also okay! Please include your availability and any conflicts you may have within your application.

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  • Part-Time: $20-25/hr, $400-500/wk TR 10:30-7, boys, 4&13, girl, 10! (dPTKV102617)

    $20-25/hour, $400-500/week

    Overview

    This lovely UES family is looking for temporary (through December) or regular help splitting up responsibilities with mom and their three kids: a pretty self sufficient 13-year-old boy, a 10-year-old girl, and a 4-year-old boy. The position is Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 AM - 7 PM, with an occasional earlier start or later evening (typically the evening would be on a Thursday). The family can guarantee 20 hours/week, $20-25/hour

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking to work with someone really warm and someone who wants to get to know the kids and mom and dad. Someone who is proactive - will toss a dish in the sink into the dishwasher - and also empower the kids to help with dishes! Warm, energetic, reliable, happy, positive disposition, smart, intelligent, organized with the schedule, intuitive, willing to set up playdates, and open to having a 3-way iMessage with mom and the caregiver who helps out on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays.

    Schedule

    The core hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 AM - 7 PM.

    Flexibility to stay into the evening (especially on Thursdays) and possibly an occasional morning is a plus! The family can guarantee 20 hours/week!

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  • Part-Time: Every Other Week, $700-875! girl, age 6! #yestomannies (dPTJM102617)

    $20-25/hour, $700-875 per working week (50% of the time)

    Overview

    This lovely FiDi dad is with his super amazing 6-year-old daughter 50% of the time (every other week) and is looking for morning and afternoon help during this time. The position is every other week, Monday through Friday, 7 AM - 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM - 7 PM, with occasional evenings. The family can guarantee $700 per working week (ideally) and is flexible in the $700-875 range.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The ideal SmartSitter is punctual, responsible, patient, will take her to activities on time, has strong communication skills (will text when you're leaving and/or dropping off), can help with homework, and is comfortable cooking. If you are outgoing and/or artistic, this is a plus. Someone who is adept at convincing a child to do what's in their best interest is a big plus! #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The position is EVERY OTHER WEEK: Monday through Friday, 7 AM - 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM - 7 PM, with occasional later nights.

    Very occasionally an on/off week will swap in which case there would be lots of notice.

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  • EVENING/PART-TIME: UES, $20-25/hour, 12 hours/week, with baby boy, 5 months! #yestomannies! kPTGL102517

    $20-25/hour gross, the family prefers the lower end of this range.

    Overview

    We have a great EVENING PART-TIME opportunity in the UES with a 5-month-old boy. The family is looking for someone fun and reliable to pick him up from daycare at 5 PM and help with the evening routine. They would occasionally be working in tandem with the parents as well.
    It's $20-25/hour (the fmaily is most comfortable closer to $20/hour), 12 hours/week, $240-300/week gross. The position would begin in November with some flexibility. Interviews will start this coming weekend.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who has experience with infants and is CPR certified. A calm and positive person who loves spend time with babies. Someone reliable and timely who can keep the baby on the schedule.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday to Thursday, from 5-8 PM. Flexibility to help with sick days and daycare holidays is a plus!

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  • PART-TIME: Astor Place, WRF afternoons, $225-270/week guaranteed, with 3 kids and full-time nanny! kPTEB102417

    $25-30/hourly ($225-270/week) gross and guaranteed

    Overview

    We have a new family in Astor Place looking for afternoon help Wednesday to Friday, from 2:30 to 5:30 PM. Flexibility to shift the schedule to a Monday or Tuesday from time to time is a plus. They have three kids, 2, 5, and 6, and a full-time live-in nanny. The SmartSitter would be working alongside the nanny and mom to help with the afternoon routine and occasionally some personal assistant work as well.

    It's $25-30/hour, $225-270/week for 9 hours/week guaranteed. The position will begin ASAP, with a FaceTime interview this week followed by a paid trial.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone reliable, proactive, smart, and energetic. Interest in the arts, science, and music would be great as well! Someone who can get the kids out and engaged with the fun things in the city!
    Someone really easy going and go with the flow attitude. Someone who can help navigate last-minute changes and running around with the kids.
    A background in education is preferred.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Wednesday to Friday, from 2:30 to 5:30 PM. Flexibility to shift the schedule to a Monday or Tuesday from time to time is a plus.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $400/wk Woodland Hills M-F 4-8, girl, age 5! (dASLM101817)

    $20/hour, $400/week + $20 gas reimbursement/week

    Overview

    This is a super lovely family we worked with in New York for years and now they've moved to sunny Los Angeles and they're looking to hire a SmartSitter Monday through Friday, 3/4 PM - 7/8 PM, plus additional hours here and there. They have the coolest, most awesome, sweetest, most wonderful, artsy, smart, funny, fabulous 5-year-old girl. They also have two super cute pups, King Charles Spaniels. The ideal rate is $20/hour and there may be a little flexibility there. The position starts within the next couple of weeks. Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Candidate should be energetic. A very responsible big sibling vibe with a lot of common sense and a creative spark. Impeccable driving record, should be able to cook and must love dogs. Someone who really engages with the 5-year-old for the fill time they're together. Someone who is completely responsible and focused on this awesome 5-year-old. The family is looking for someone who is an extension of the family.

    Schedule

    The regular schedule is Monday through Friday, four hours/day, 3 or 4 PM - 7 or 8 PM (20 hours/week).
    The family will need coverage occasional full days when school is closed and occasional evening/weekend date nights. If you're flexible, this is a huge plus!

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  • FLEX/PART-TIME: Greenpoint, T/R, $160/week, with boy 1.5! #yestomannies! kFPTMS9817

    $20/hour ($160/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a great FLEX one day/week position in Greenpoint with an adorable 1.5-year-old boy. The family is looking for help either Tuesday or Thursday, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, as it works best for the sitter. Flexibility to assist outside the regular schedule is a plus!

    It's $20/hour, 8 hours/week, $160/week gross! Apply today as it starts ASAP.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone adventurous and active, that can think of ways to challenge him physically, run around with him, and really keep him active outdoors, really engaging in playtime. The boy is not a fan of loud and flashy toys - he much prefers to play with "old-fashion" cars, pick up rocks, or splash around water.

    Someone fun, who understands the importance of being lively and present it the moment. Someone comfortable working at home while dad works from home.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is either Tuesday or Thursday, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, as it works best for the sitter. Flexibility to assist outside the regular schedule 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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  • 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: $25-30/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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • FULL-TIME/AFTER SCHOOL: UES $25/hr, $750-1000/wk M-F 2-8, boys, 10&9, girl, age 5! (dASKH1017017)

    $25/hour, $750/week

    Overview

    This busy UES family is looking to hire a SmartSitter to work with them on Monday through Friday, 2 PM - 8 PM, with their three bright and energetic kids, two boys, ages 10 and 9, and a 5-year-old girl. $25/hour, $750/week. Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    ***If you are flexible to work on Saturdays occasionally and have additional flexibility, the family could guarantee 40 hours/week at $1000/week. If this is the case, please include it in your application.***

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    super energetic, likes playing sports, playful, positive attitude, good values, honest, college educated (background in education/social work/early childhood development is a plus), at least 3 years of prior childcare experience with multiple children, must be very organized, prompt and tidy, will always have child’s safety as top priority, will be professional and mature, will be a good communicator and relay all day-to-day and any issues to parents, must be responsible and dependable, someone loving, kind, gentle, thoughtful, smart, capable, and eager to work hard, must be a team player, upbeat, energetic, patient, and dependable with a good sense of humor, must be confident, and anticipate the needs of the family and children. Mom doesn’t like to micromanage. Must be willing to do light tidying, laundry and run errands.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday through Friday, 2 PM - 8 PM

    ***If you are flexible to work on Saturdays occasionally and have additional flexibility, the family could guarantee 40 hours/week at $1000/week.***

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