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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UES, $700/week, 25.5 hours/week, boy/girl twins, 11! kASJJ8216

    $27.45/hour ($700/week) gross

    Overview

    We have an UES family with boy/girl twins looking for their new after school SmartSitter. They are looking for someone with personal assistant and child care expereince who is highly organized, proactive, and communicative to join their team. The schedule is Monday through Friday, from 1:30 PM to 7 PM, with flexibility to help for full days on occasion (school holidays, sick days, or snow days, etc.). They twins are super sporty and really warm kids in general.

    They are looking for a 1-2 year commitment, with the position beginning as soon as they find the right fit. Ideally they would like some overlap with their current sitter who is going away for a new job as a soccer coach! Interviews will take place this week and next during the day. Please include when you are available during business hours to meet with mom at her office.

    It's $700/week gross, $25.45/hour, 25.5 hours/week! Don't miss out on this one!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone proactive, very organized, and comfortable with following a strict schedule. Someone very communicative and comfortable working on a team and checking in with parent’s daily. Someone comfortable with light housework related to the children who can also encourage the kid’s to look after themselves and their areas as well. Someone health conscious (clean and organic).
    They are looking for someone calm, kind, and disciplined who also has a firm approach to structure, boundaries, and discipline. An interest in sports is a plus!

    Schedule

    Monday to Friday, 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Some flexibility for school vacation days, sick days, snow days, etc.

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  • PART-TIME: UWS, boy, 10, $25/hr, $625/wk! #yestomannies dASBS8116

    $25/hour, $625/week

    Overview

    We have an UWS family with a 10-year-old boy looking for their new part-time SmartSitter. They are looking for someone who ideally has ADHD and/or experience with dyslexia to spend a few afternoons a week with their son. He has some expressive and learning delays however he is a happy and fun boy who sometimes needs a bit of encouragement.

    The position includes picking him up form school, helping with homework, occasionally cooking him dinner, playing fun games with him, going to the park, and exposing him to creative outlets, amongst more!

    This position will begin 9/6, with interviews taking place Wednesday (TOMORROW), 8/3, from 12 PM to 5 PM. Please note when you can begin the position and when you are available to meet on Wednesday, 8/3. It's $25/hour, $625/week, for 25 hours/week! They are ideally looking for a one year or more commitment.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The little boy needs a strong hand in terms of guiding and encouraging him, and helping to move towards more mature behaviors and interests. Ideal qualities are someone who is active and engaging, who will guide him and keep him on track. Someone who can rally him if he resists on an activity, is not too dictatorial, can help him to step up, and someone who can help teach him how to pick up social cues and be more socially adept. If you’re the kind of person who can take charge and if you’re action oriented, these are very positive qualities.

    Someone with a sunny and positive outlook. Someone creative with use of time, creative with cooking, and creative with play scenarios. Someone who brings creativity to the table and can expose the boy to this. ADHD and/or dyslexia experience is a huge plus. Someone with some musical ability as the son loves broadway. An interest in minecraft or programming is great! He may be joining the STEM - science and technology, so expereince with this is super helpful.

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Mondays, 2 PM - 9 PM
    Wednesdays, 2 PM - 5:30 PM
    Thursdays, 2 PM - 9 PM
    Fridays occasionally
    Saturdays, 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM, 2ish times/month

    There are opportunities for additional hours and the family can guarantee 25 hours/week.

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  • PART-TIME: East Village, $22-25/hour, 23 hours/week, WRF, with baby boy, 3 months! #yestomannies! kPTCM8216

    $22-25/hour ($460-575/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a lovely family in the East Village looking for a part-time SmartSitter Wednesday through Friday with their adorable 3-month-old boy. They were referred to us by our very own Recruitment Coordinator, Toni, who has known mom for years and years now!

    They are looking for help from September to December, potentially longer. Someone with sleep training, setting and sticking to a daily schedule with a baby, and being CPR certified are all requirements! In addition, a loving and fun personality and approach to babies :)

    It's $22-25/hour, 23 hours/week, $460-575/week gross! Interviews will take place 8/12, so please include you full availability to meet with the family this day!

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone with experience setting and keeping a schedule with the baby; consistency will be key! Someone with experience sleep training, getting him to self soothe (being put down when he is meant to be down and fall asleep without being cuddled and held, etc). Someone relaxed and composed with babies. Someone experienced in this age group, CPR certified. Someone loving and fun who will help their baby continue to develop and reach his milestones.

    Schedule

    The schedule is Wednesday, from 11:30 AM to 7:30 PM; Thursday, from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM; and Friday, from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

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  • PART-TIME: $20-22/hr, $500-550/wk UWS, boy, age 8! #yestomannies (dPTLS8116)

    $20-22/hour ($500-550/week)

    Overview

    SmartSitters, I met this family when the now 8-year-old boy was just 3, and I 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 25 hours/week, $20-22/hour, $500-550/week, and the responsibilities are a mix between childcare, some light cooking help, some errand work for the parents and dad's business (his office is across the street on the uws), and some labradoodle puppy walking. The core schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 PM -7:30 PM, some Wednesday, 6 PM - 10:30 PM, some Fridays, 2:30 PM - 5:30 or 7:30 PM, and then additional Family Assistant hours here and there (pretty flex, schedule-wise) to add up to 25 hours/week. Interviews are this week and the position starts in September.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    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)

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The core schedule is as follows:
    Tuesdays, 12 PM - 7:30 PM
    occasional Wednesdays, 6 PM - 10:30 PM
    Thursdays, 12 PM - 7:30 PM
    Fridays, 2:30 PM - 5:30 / 7:30 PM every other week

    *As long as you are flexible, the family can guarantee 25 hours/week for this core schedule and filling it in flexibly from here.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $500-600/wk Brooklyn Heights M-F 3-7, girls, 8&10! #yestomannies (dASMH8116)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    How would you like to spend Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7 PM (plus occasionally a little extra time earlier to help with dinner prep, errands, laundry, and dishes), with a creative piano-playing 10-year-old girl and her extroverted energetic 8-year-old little sister? The family can guarantee 20 or 25 hours/week, $20-25/hour, $400-600/week, your choice! In your application, please include if you prefer to work 20 or 25 hours/week.

    Interviews are coming up! Please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Italian speaking is a plus, solid cook (if you love to cook, please include this in your application!), firm but fun, No TV nor computer during the week, “work first, fun second” mentality, work in a fun way!, willing to organize little projects for the girls, super creative is a plus, lots of energy

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7 PM, some flexibility to arrive early, stay late for an occasional date night, and/or help on a full day if the kids are home is a plus!

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  • MORNING & AFTER SCHOOL: M-F $20-25/hr gross, $500-750/wk, girl, 10, boy, 7! #yestomannies (dASBN8216)

    $20-25/hour gross, $500-750/week gross

    Overview

    This wonderful and loving Fort Greene family is looking for a new after school SmartSitter to help out Monday through Friday, 3:45 PM - 7 PM, plus a date night, plus maybe 1-2 mornings per week for an hour or two. Flexibility is great and the family can guarantee 25 or 30 hours/week (SmartSitter's choice). $20-25/hour gross, $500-750/week.

    Interviews will be on Skype or FaceTime this week, and then then family will have a paid trial at their home upstate!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone who is proactive about the home and the kids, comfortable cooking, and if you play guitar this is a plus. The family is looking for someone who's a "doer" - looking to be helpful with mom and the kids, fun and patient. If you would be excited to come upstate with the family occasionally this is a huge plus (take the train out or drive family's car). The ideal summer schedule will be working Monday to Tuesday (stay upstate Monday night), Wednesday to Thursday (stay upstate Wednesday night), and then you would have a three day weekend.

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The core hours are Monday through Friday, 3:45 PM - 7 PM and one (possibly two) day nights per week until 10/11 PM.

    The family would also love morning assistance 1 to 2 mornings/week ideally, 7:15 AM for a couple of hours.

    Coverage for school holidays and half days is a huge plus!

    They can guarantee up to 30 hours/week or 25 hours/week if you prefer.

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  • PART-TIME/FLEX: Cobble Hill, $20/hour, 24-32 hours/week, mother’s helper, with girl, 7 months! kPTTS8116

    $20/hour ($480-640/week)

    Overview

    Calling all infant-experienced SmartSitters! We have a new family in Cobble Hill looking for a mother's helper 3-4 full days week (**see schedule**). They are looking for someone to SAHM with their 7-month-old baby girl. She is super sweet and snuggly! The SmartSitter would help with all childcare related duties and even help with household errands when mom is with the baby. The baby is bottle fed and sometimes uses a feeding tube, however mom would be the only one performing this task. Applicants must be CPR certified. German speakers are a huge plus!

    The position begins asap, and interviews will start Thursday, 8/4, after 6:30 PM, and over the weekend, 8/6-8/7. Please note your availability for the schedule and when you can meet them. They are looking for someone to grow with their family for at least a year.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    German speaker is a huge plus! Someone outgoing, engaging, energetic, who loves going to the park, and can generally be super helpful with he baby. The person must be CPR certified. Expereince with feeding tubes is not required as feeding the baby is not required.

    Schedule

    The family is looking for help from 10 AM to 6 PM, 3-4 full days per week. The available days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Friday. Please note your preferred schedule. They can be somewhat flexible on the start time.

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  • WEEKENDS: UWS, $22-27/hour, 25hrs/weekend guaranteed with 18-Month-Old Girl eWAL72916

    $22-27/hour

    Overview

    We have a family on the UWS in need of a weekend nanny for their adorable 18-month-old girl. The schedule is pretty set, but in case you aren't needed time to time, the family is comfortable guaranteeing 25 hours/week. You'll be taking the little one to various activities, going on fun outings (park, playground, museum, etc), preparing her meals, putting her down for naps and bedtime, assisting with potty training, and other toddler related responsibilities. The family does occasionally go to CT over the weekend and would would prefer a sitter who's comfortable joining (will have your own private room, transportation and meals will be included). Their little toddler is super sweet; she's playful and upbeat (kind of a teacher's pet her mom says), loves music, generally happy and easy going, has lots of energy and needs someone to match that and be willing to play on the floor with her.

    The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit! Apply TODAY!

    25 hours/weekend guaranteed, $22-27/hour, $550-675/weekend guaranteed weekly minimum

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone high energy, creative, kind, safety conscious, experienced with toddlers (can assist with potty training), comfortable traveling if needed, will always be on time and extremely reliable.

    Schedule

    Fridays: 5 PM - 10 PM
    Saturdays: 9 AM - 9 PM
    Sundays: 9 AM - 9 PM

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  • FULL-TIME/SHORT-TERM: Gramercy, $30/hour, 50 hours/week, with SAHM and newborn girl, 2 weeks! kFTKO8116

    $30/hour ($1500/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a new family just off Union Square looking for a newborn-experienced SmartSitter to help mom out full-time while she is on maternity leave. The position is typically Monday to Friday, typically 8 AM to 6 PM, with potential to shift schedule to later hours in the day on occasion. They have a teeny 2-week-old baby, so expereince with this age group is an absolute, as is CPR certification. The SmartSitter will be working in tandem with mom to help with the baby and other household related duties to the child.

    It's $30/hour, 50 hours/week, $2500/week, for a 2-month commitment, starting ASAP. Interviews will begin immediately as well.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone with a high amount of experience with infants this tiny! CPR certification is a must, and a background in health or childhood education is a plus. Doulas and Newborn Care Specialists should definitely apply!
    Someone encouraging, sweet, and sunny in disposition. Someone punctual, reliable, and safety conscious.

    Schedule

    Monday to Friday, typically 8 AM to 6 PM, with flexibility to shift schedule to later in the day on occasion.

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  • PART-TIME: Battery Park, $20-25/hour, M-R 3 to 6 PM, boys 8 & 12! #yestomannies! kASJR72716

    $20-25/hour ($240-300/week gross), plus reimbursement for subway fare from school to home.

    Overview

    We have a new part-time after school position in Battery Park with two boys, 10 & 12, for all the fun and loving SmartSitters out there. The schedule is Monday through Thursday, from 3 PM to 6 PM (possibly a little later some evenings).

    The youngest has some language difficulties, so they are looking for a fun, but understanding and patient SmartSitter who can carry the conversation at times and help him improve everyday.

    The position starts 9/6, and they are looking for a commitment through December 2016. Interviews will take place next week. $20-25/hour, plus reimbursement for subway fare from school to home. $240-300/week, 12 hours/week.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    They are looking for someone outgoing who can engage their youngest son in a fun and loving way. The SmartSitter should be responsible, reliable, and fun for the boys. Experience taking children on the subway is a must.

    Schedule

    The schedule is Monday through Thursday, from 3 PM to 6 PM (possibly a little later some evenings).

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  • PART-TIME/FLEX: TriBeca $20-25/hour, 13 hours/week (19 hours/week in December), boy, 2, and baby-to-be! kPTDS72816

    $20-25/hour ($260-325/week now, $380-475/week from December)

    Overview

    We have a lovely family in TriBeCa looking for their new SmartSitter. They have an almost 2-year-old energetic and loving boy, and a baby-to-be coming in November! They are looking for help 2 days/week, either on Monday, Wednesday, and/or Friday, from 12-5 PM now, and then from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, when the baby arrives in November. They are also looking for help throughout on Saturdays from 7 or 7:30 PM to 10 or 10:30 PM.

    They are looking for someone CPR certified who has multiple experiences with these ages. Mom works from home, so someone comfortable working in tandem with her from time to time (especially in the first 3 months when the baby is born and she is on maternity leave), is super important. Someone loving and active is also a plus!

    It's $20-25/hour, 13 hours/week now, and 19 hours/week after December, $260-325/week now, $380-475/week from November. They are willing to guarantee 13 hours/week now, or offer 19 hours/week for the right candidate.

    The position begins 8/29, with interviews next week (except Thursday 8/4), from 12 to 2:30 PM. Please note when you can meet with the family!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone patient, sweet, loving, engaging with him. Someone with infant experience who is comfortable with a baby and a toddler (although mom will be around 100% when the baby is first born) and is CPR certified. Someone who can practice numbers and letters with him. He naps for 2 hours in afternoon. Take him outside weather permitting. Prep his meals (grilled cheese of hot dogs). Someone super engaging who will keep a very watchful eye on him.
    Someone flexible who can help additionally if things come up during the week or if the family is a bit late by a few mins (usually minor train delays). Someone comfortable with a work from home mom and working in tandem with her; a real team player!

    Schedule

    This schedule is flex and wonderful!

    Starting end of August, the family is looking for a regular schedule 2 days/week either on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday, from 12 PM to 5 PM.

    The family is also looking for Saturday nights, 7/7:30 PM - 10/10:30 PM.

    When baby is born, the 2 days would become full days, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, rounding out the overall schedule to 19 hours/week (including Saturday nights).

    **They are willing to guarantee 13 hours/week, however it should be noted that when they go on vacation they usually give plenty notice and do not compensate while they are away. If a candidate is looking for 19 hours/week now, they are will to consider adding in hours now.**

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  • FULL-TIME: $60,000/yr UES MTW 7:15-7:15 + F 7:15-6, girl, 4, boys, 6&7! (dFTLG72716)

    $20-25/hour ($930-1162.50/week)

    Overview

    This is a super fabulous opportunity to have a full-time position with school aged kids, and you get Thursdays off! This UES family has a girl, 4 1/2, a boy, 6 1/2, and another boy, 7 1/2. The schedule is Monday through Wednesday, 7:15 AM - 7:15 PM, and Fridays, 7:15 AM to 6 PM, and the rate is $20-25/hour, for about 46.5 hours/week. The family has a manny who's with mostly the boys in the afternoons, and a nanny who will be around in the mornings, 7:15 AM - 9:15 AM. They also have a housekeeper who comes once per week to help with heavy cleaning. There are two busy, working parents, and they're looking for someone who can be engaging and have lots of fun with the kids and also be really proactive and helpful around the house. Interviews are as follows: Friday, 7/29, 11 - 2 PM and Wednesday, 8/3, 8 AM - 5 PM. In your application, please include your flexibility to interview within these days and time frames.

    Thanks!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    someone who can help with homework, outgoing, happy, flexible personality (the kids' schedules and whatnot change sometimes and sometimes with little notice), someone who is invested and wants to be with the kids, someone with a high work ethic and high level of work integrity, someone engaging

    Schedule

    Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 7:15 AM - 7:15 PM

    Friday, 7:15 AM - 6 PM

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  • PART-TIME: UWS, FLEX 2-3 afternoons, $25-30/hour, with boy, 1.5! kASPTWS72716

    $25-30/hour ($300-360/week gross)

    Overview

    We have an UWS family looking for their new person to help a SAHM. The SmartSitter would be spending time with their adorable 1.5-year-old boy 2-3 FLEXIBLE days/week, from 1 PM to 5 PM. The SmartSitter would be helping out while mom takes care of errands and household stuff. They are looking for an energetic and engaging SmartSitter who can grow with their little one. It's $25-30/hour, 12 hours/week, $300-360/week gross.

    This position will begin as soon as they find the right fit. Interviews will begin this weekend, so please note when you can meet with them!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    They are looking for someone energetic and enthusiastic about spending time with their cutie. Someone who is engaging, active, energetic, willing to get on floor with him and also run around the park, and play games. Someone who can help mom when she is busy.

    Schedule

    The schedule is 2-3 flexible days/week, from 1PM to 5 PM.

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  • PART-TIME: UWS, $20-24/hour, M-R 2/3 - 7PM, guaranteed 20 hours/week, with two fun girls, 8 & 10! kPTAT72716

    $20-24/hour ($400-480/week)

    Overview

    We have an UWS after school position with two great girls, 8 and 10! They are looking for their new SmartSitter who is creative and has experience with girls this age. They should be comfortable in the kitchen, help make healthy meals for the girls, and run errands for their activities, etc. They are super fun and a great pair of sisters.

    The schedule is Monday to Friday, from 2 PM to 7 PM. Occasionally the start will be at 3 PM, depending on the girls activities. There is also one late night until 11 PM. $20-24/hour, guaranteed 20 hours/week, $400-480/week! The position will begin the last week of August with interviews beginning immediately! Apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    They should be active, engaging, creative, energetic, responsible, and able to impose structure in fun way. The family is looking open communicator and willing to send text updates and photos!
    They are looking for someone who can help out with healthy meals; they don't need to be a gourmet cook, but should be fully comfortable in the kitchen and helping with household duties related to the children.

    Schedule

    The schedule is typically Monday to Thursday, from 2 PM to 7 PM. Occasionally the start will be at 3 PM, depending on the girls activities. There is also one late night until 11 PM.

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  • PART-TIME: UES, $20/hour, MWR, 15 hours/week, with boy, 4! kPTSP72716

    $20/hour ($300/week)

    Overview

    We have a family in the UES looking for a SmartSitter to help with school pick, some reading and math help, and spending fun afternoons with their 4-year-old boy! They have a younger daughter, however she has her own caregiver, and the SmartSitter would only occasionally be with both if that caregiver goes out for a moment.

    The position will begin 9/6, and they are looking for a commitment through December 2016, potentially longer. It's $20/hour, 15 hours/week, $300/week. Interviews will take place starting Saturday, 8/6. Please include your full availability that day to meet them.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone super engaging who can help him with reading and writing. No cooking is required, but providing him meals and tidying up after meals is. Someone able to discipline when needed, but is soft, easy going, and sweet. Someone open to communication with the parents, other caregiver, and the children!

    Schedule

    Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM.

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  • PART-TIME: UES/UWS $25-30/hr MWR 3/4-7:30/8:30 boys 10, 8, 4! #yestomannies (dPTRS72516)

    $25-30/hour ($25/hour is ideal, $30/hour is okay if you have a lot of ADHD and applicable experience)

    Overview

    We have been working with a lovely UES family for the last year and they're looking to hire a new SmartSitter for this upcoming school year. The position starts with school pick up for the 10-year-old boy on the UWS and the position is with three boys, 10, 8, and 4, and a full-time nanny. This position is working with the nanny and helping with all the boys, and primarily working with the 10-year-old, who has a great sense of humor, loves Harry Potter, and has ADHD. The family would love to work with someone who has experience with this sort of thing. The regular schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 3 or 4 PM until 7:30 or 8:30 PM. The rate is $25-30/hour ($25/hour most likely unless you have a great deal of ADHD experience, in which case $30/hour will be okay) and the family is looking to work with someone with applicable ADHD experience and who can commit for the school year.

    Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone who can be patient but firm, and who has experience working with children with the type of challenges as their eldest. Experience (or at least willingness) to work with behavior charts is preferred. They are looking for someone patient, who can be tough and firm, studied to be a teacher is a plus, a Master’s in Special Education is a plus, and experience working with three kids is a plus. The family is looking for someone with special needs experience, lots of tools in the toolbox, who knows how to distract with humor or be firm, keep it organized, manage energetic boys, keep the positivity, and keep the eldest’s behavior managed in a positive and patient way. It's great if you are good at reminders and reinforcing and can help the boy manage and regulate himself.

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 3:00 or 4:00 pm - 7:30 or 8:30 pm.

    The family can guarantee a regular 16 hour/week.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: LIC, $400-525/week, 20-21 hours/week, with boy, 5! kASJW72616

    $20-25/hour ($400-525/week gross), plus compensation for subway ride from Midtown to LIC each day.

    Overview

    We have a new after school position in Long Island City with a active and smart 5-year-old boy. They are looking for help picking him up in Midtown from school, taking him home via subway (the sitter will be reimbursed for this ride), taking him to activities or playing with him at home, preparing his dinner, and helping with his laundry. The schedule is Monday to Friday, from 3 PM to 6:30 PM, one later night until 10 or 11 PM. Some flexibility to stay later on additional days is a huge plus (usually not as late as the built in night). Flexibility for full days if school is out for holidays is also a huge plus!

    They are looking for someone fun, engaging, and experienced to grow with their family. Someone sporty and active to match his personality is ideal. Spanish or Mandarin speaking is a huge plus, but not required.

    The position will begin 9/6, before he is in school for some training. It's $20-25/hour , 20-21 hours/week, $400-525/week gross, plus compensation for subway ride from Midtown to LIC each day.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone funny, confident, energetic, and active. Someone sporty who is willing to be at the park and run around with him. Someone who can help teach him manners and guide to knowing right from wrong. Spanish or Mandarin speaking is a huge plus!

    Schedule

    The schedule is Monday to Friday, from 3 PM to 6:30 PM, one later night until 10 or 11 PM. Some flexibility to stay later on additional days is a huge plus (usually not as late as the built in night). Flexibility for full days if school is out for holidays is also a huge plus.

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  • MORNINGS/PART-TIME: Flatiron, $20/hour, 12-13 hours/week, Tuesday to Friday, with baby girl, 4 months! kMPTSF72516

    $20/hour ($240-260/week gross)

    Overview

    We have a sweet Flatiron family looking for some part-time help with their new addition, a 5-month-old girl. They are looking for help ideally Tuesday evenings, from 5-9 PM, and Wednesday to Friday from 9 AM to 12 PM. They can be flexible with schedule on Tuesdays. Please note if you are available in the evenings or mornings.

    They are looking for someone CPR certified with experience guiding babies through their developmental milestones at this young and important age. Someone with a background in childhood development is a huge plus! They follow the "Contented Little Baby" routines, so if you have experience with that as well, an even bigger plus!

    It's $20/hour, 12-13 hours/week, $240-260/week! The position will begin around 8/9, with some flexibility! Interviews will take place end of this week, either between 12 PM and 2:30 PM, or after 7 PM. Please note your availability to meet with the family!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone trustworthy, reliable, and communicative. Someone CPR certified with experience with this age group. Someone super engaging, energetic, and loving. Someone with background in childhood development is a huge plus!

    Schedule

    The preferred schedule is Tuesdays, from 5 PM to 9 PM; and Wednesdays to Fridays, from 9 AM to 12 PM.
    If someone is unavailable in the evening, Tuesday, from 9 AM to 12 PM is ok, too.
    **Please note your availability in your application**

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  • MORNINGS: Columbus Circle, $30/hour, $450/week, 6-9 AM Monday-Friday, with 3 kids! kMRB72516

    $30/hour ($450/week gross)

    Overview

    We have a lovely family in Columbus Cirlcle who is looking for a SmartSitter to help with the morning routine before their full-time nanny arrives Monday through Friday. They are looking for someone fun, active, experienced, communicative, hard working, and loving. Communication is key as you'd be working alongside the parents and at times, the other caregiver.

    Responsibilities will include helping the kids get ready for school, getting them fed and dressed, and taking boy to school on UES. Occasionally the person would stay with the baby and little girl before their FT nanny arrives and one of the parents take the older boy to school.

    It's $30/hour, 15 hours/week, $450/week gross! The position will begin after Labor Day with sporadic help likely before then. Interviews will take place starting immediately!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who loves chess is a huge plus to chat with him about it. Someone they can have fun with and play games with i their down time. Someone easy going and communicative. Someone with great time management skills who can help get everyone ready and where they need to be for the day. Sports loving, reliable, on time, and city savvy. Someone proactive who can anticipate the kids needs. Someone comfortable working as a team with mom, dad, and their full-time nanny.

    Schedule

    Monday to Friday, from 6 AM to 9 AM.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $20-22/hr M-R 2:30-5:30, F 2:30-10, mostly with a sweet boy, age 5! #yestomannies (dASKE72516)

    $20-22/hour - *$20/hour is preferable.

    Overview

    This kind and loving LES family has two busy parents, a full-time nanny, and a 5-year-old boy, 3-year-old boy, and 1-year-old girl. The family is looking to work with a creative, engaging SmartSitter Monday through Friday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM with a regular Friday date night until 10 PM. They can offer a guaranteed 19.5 hours/week, at $20-22/hour. You'll generally be with the 5-year-old boy, school pick up, after school activities, that sort of thing, and then when you arrive home around 4:45/5 PM, the full-time nanny will work on preparing dinner while you hang with the three kids for a short while. #yestomannies

    Interviews are this week: Wednesday, 7/27, 3 - 4:30 PM, Thursday, 7/28, 11 AM - 4 PM, and Friday, 7/29, 11 AM - 4 PM. In your application please include your complete availability and flexibility to interview during these days and time frames.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for a reliable, caring, helpful, energetic, empathetic, creative person to care for their kids (the position is mostly with the 5-year-old boy). They are looking for someone who is a really strong communicator and someone who will really care for the little one and has a way with kids. If you speak fluent German this is a huge plus! Also, if you have flexibility on evenings and occasional weekends, this is also a plus!

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Friday nights will be a date night and typically until 10 PM. If you have an occasional Friday night conflict, the family is flexible to occasional switch the date night to another night.

    They can offer a guaranteed 19.5 hours/week regularly.

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  • FULL-TIME: UWS $20-25/hr + benefits, M-F 1-8, boy, 6, & girl, 4! #yestomannies (dFTRG72216)

    $20-25/hour + monthly metro card + health insurance after 3 months + 401k after a certain amount of time

    Overview

    This lovely UWS family is looking for a new SmartSitter to work with their two sweet, good kids, a 6-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl. The core help is Monday through Friday, 1 PM - 8 PM, plus one evening per week. The rate is $20-25/hour (gross) PLUS a metro card PLUS health insurance after three months PLUS a 401k after time.

    Please apply today today if you are interested!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone with childcare experience who is articulate, a great communicator, fun, empathetic, a real team player, and skilled at setting limits and boundaries with kids. They are searching for someone who can provide a warm, nurturing, fun experience for their two amazing kids ages 6 and almost 4. They are willing to provide additional hours to the right candidate. Hebrew speaking is a plus, but not a requirement.

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 1 PM - 8 PM, plus one evening per week until 11 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL M-R: DUMBO $20-25/hr, $400-500/wk, boy, 8, girl, 3! dASJP72116

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    How would you like to spend some quality time with an outgoing almost 3-year-old girl and her friendly, sweet 8-year-old big brother? This DUMBO family is looking for help Monday through Thursday, 2 PM - 7 PM or 4 PM - 9 PM (two days/week will be 2-7, two days/week will be 4-9 TBD), 20 hours/week, $20-25/hour, $400-500/week. Start date is September 12.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    engaging, fun, curious, creative, responsible, flexible, comfortable making a simple dinner for the kids, good at engaging both kids and finding common ground with different ages and stages

    Schedule

    Monday through Thursday, 2 PM - 7 PM, or occasionally 4 PM - 9 PM. The family can guarantee 20 hours/week.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL or FULL-TIME: UES $20-25/hr, $500-850/wk, girls, 10&12! (dASLWS72116)

    $20-25/hour ($500-850/week)

    Overview

    How would you like to work with two UES tween girls, ages 10 and 12, oversee meals, help with homework, buy groceries, help with laundry and room tidying, have some fun activity time here and there, and also help the family with errands and laundry and travel planning, overseeing the housekeeper, and general House Manager duties, 25-35 hours/week, $20-25/hour? The core hours are after school, Monday through Thursday, 2:30 PM - 7:30 PM, and Fridays 12-6. If you're interested in the House Manager additional responsibilities, the working schedule will be Monday through Thursday, 12:30 PM - 7:30 PM, and Fridays, 12/12:30 PM - 6/6:30 PM. 25-34 hours/week, $500-850/week. In your application, please include if you're interested in the additional Family Assistant / House Manager responsibilities and if so, please include applicable experience.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    energetic, engaging, proactive, if you're interested in the household manager part of the position, the impetus to want to keep the family on track is a huge plus, Spanish-speaking a big plus, encouraging to the girls, super organized and has strong work habits, someone who has good tips about how to study for a quiz on a series of materials, can spot check the homework afterwards, comfortable with simple, tasty, healthy cooking, someone with a great sense of humor (the easiest the way to get the girls to do what they don’t want to do is through humor and letting them feel like they are charge of the game plan), flexible to cover when a child is sick or has the day off of school is a huge plus

    Schedule

    Monday through Thursday, 12:30 PM or 2:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Friday, 12/12:30 PM - 6 PM (with some flexibility on timing here)

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  • PART-TIME/MORNINGS: Garden City, 30-35 hours/week, $900-1000/week with 3 kids and SAHM! kPTMBL72116

    $30-35/hour ($900-1050/week gross)

    Overview

    We have a lovely family moving to Long island in September looking for a nanny for their 3 children, 3, 2, and 3 months! They will be looking for help primarily in the mornings from 8 AM to 2 PM or 4 PM, with the occasional later evening, Monday through Friday. They would be looking for someone fun, engaging, and loving, who would love to grow with their family. A driver's license and clean driving record, plus CPR certification is required. It's $900-1050/week for 30-35 hours/week.

    Please note that this position is in Garden City, Long Island, so living near by or having your own care is preferable. They are also near the LIRR, if this commute might work for you (it is about 1.5 hours, from Atlantic Ave, and 30 mins, plus bus or car, from Jamaica Station). The position will begin mid-September, with interviews taking place in the weeks before!

    **As we normally don't have positions in Long Island, feel free to send any great nanny friends or colleagues you might know in this area our way! You can feel free to reach out to me directly with their info and we can pass along the application to them :)**

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who can grow with the family. Someone who is super engaging, takes advantage of learning moments, and loves going to the park. Someone who is active and wiling to run around with them or read a book with them is preferred. Someone flexible with following parent’s discipline methods. In down time, someone who is intuitive to help around the house, prep dinner for kids, help with their laundry, etc. A driver’s license and clean driving record is required.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday through Friday, from 8 AM to 2 PM, occasionally 4 PM. There is also the opportunity for evening hours from time to time.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UES $20-25/hr, $500-600/wk girls, 11&13! (dASAW71916)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    We've been with this family for years and years, we positively adore them, and you will too! They're on the UES and they have two girls, ages 13 and 11. They're tweens now for real, however they've been teenagers pretty much since they were 5 and 7 :). They're both very sharp and witty and super cool. This position is the best, take my word for it! Please apply today if you're interested.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    very smart, great sense of humor, super witty and fun

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7 PM, plus occasional evenings and occasional weekend time

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  • WEEKENDS: $25/hour, $400/week guaranteed, UES, 16 hours/weekend, with girl, 3.5, boy, 1, and baby 2 months! kWEL71816

    $25/hour ($400/weekend), or $600/weekend for 2 nights when traveling with the family.

    Overview

    We have a great weekend position in the UES with a boy, 1, a girl, 3.5, and a 2-month-old baby! The position is primarily for the older kids. 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 is looking for someone who can continue for 2 nights out there every weekend as well. Driving and being a good swimmer are the biggest plus!

    The schedule would be changing and the family is willing to guarantee 16 hours/weekend to someone who can keep their weekends available for them. They would communicate the schedule the week prior, and would pay the hourly rate for any hours over 16 worked. When in the Hapmtons, they would compensate the sitter $300/day for a full 24 hour period.

    The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit; the sooner the better! Phone interviews will begin immediately.

    Quick! Apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who has experience and energy sufficient to manage, enjoy, and develop a relationship with two young children. A confident and experienced sitter with these ages, 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!

    Schedule

    The family is looking for someone who can be on call during the weekends for 16 hours/week. They are willing to guarantee 20 hours/weekend and compensate the hourly rate for any hours worked beyond that. For example, the schedule could be all day, or just afternoons to evenings, etc. The family will communicate the schedule to the sitter the week before. For the right fit, they can offer even more hours.
    In summer, they will go away to the families home in Southampton. They would ask the sitter to come out for 2 nights, either Friday to Sunday, or Saturday to Monday.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: West Village, $400-500/week, M-F, 20 hours.week, with boy, 5! #yestomannies! kASAB71816

    $20-25/hour ($400-500/week gross), with reimbursement for commuting to and from activities.

    Overview

    We have a lovely West Village family looking to transition from their full time nanny to a new after school SmartSitter! They have a fun and very active 5-year-old boy who goes to school in the neighborhood, loves soccer, and enjoys a cool swim from time to time. They are looking for help Monday to Friday, approximately 2:30 or 3 PM - 6:30 or 7 PM, with the occasional late night or full day for school holidays.

    The boy is in OT and PT, so someone with this experience would be great! Also, someone super engaging, fully willing to help him learn new things, and ok answering "Why?" a lot is a huge plus!

    The position will begin 8/22, with flexibility to begin earlier for the right candidate. It's $20-25/hour, 20 hours/week, $400-500/week gross! Interviews will take place 7/20-7/22; please include your availability to meet before 9 AM, and after 7:30 PM, on these days.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone super active and can keep up with him. Someone who loves being outdoors and being super engaging with him. Someone who can interact with him constantly, answering all his questions about how things around him work. He loves asking, “Why?"
    Someone who can be fun, but firm; humoring him through his stubborn times. Someone who could help him with his therapy worksheets is a huge plus! Someone who could do some crafty and artsy projects would be great! Also, sometimes reminding him not to get in the cats face as he can sometimes be over excited with her.

    Schedule

    Monday to Friday, approximately 2:30 or 3 PM - 6:30 or 7 PM. Someone who could stay later on occasion or help with full days for school holidays would be great!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UES M-F 1-6:30 $20-25/hr, $550-687/wk boys, 10&12! #yestomannies (dASJC71416)

    $20-25/hour (gross)

    Overview

    This cool UES family is looking for a big sis / big bro for their two boys, ages 10 and 12. The 12-year-old is pretty self sufficient, so the position is mostly with the 10-year-old. He's into breakdancing, board games, and building things. He's going through a phase where he can be a little bit unpredictably moody, so someone who can roll with this and help him work through it will be super wonderful for him. Interviews will be the beginning of August, there will be a trial mid August, and then the regular schedule will start around Labor Day. $20-25/hour gross (taxes will be taken out), $550-687.50/week #yestomannies

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    someone who can be patient and understanding, firm and caring with the 10-year-old, physically active, likes to go to the park and play in the park, someone who can talk to the parents and understand that they're working with a child where you may need to be a little bit flexible and sensitive to the 10-year-old's changing moods. The family has worked with people who have a background in the arts and in acting and they love working with artistically minded people! #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday about 1 PM - 6:30 PM

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Morningside Heights, $20-22/hour, M-F, 21.25 hours/week, with two girl 6 & 8! kASLG71116

    $20-22/hour ($425-467.50/week gross)

    Overview

    We have a new Morningside Heights family looking for their first ever after school SmartSitter! They have two fun and active girls, ages 6 and 8. They are looking for someone engaging and creative who has experience with siblings this age. The family is also looking for someone with some flexibility to help out on full days for holidays or sick days outside of the regular weekly schedule (Monday through Friday, from 2:45 PM to 7 PM).

    It's $20-22/hour gross, 21.25 hours/week (with opportunity for more on occasion), $425-467.50/week gross! The position will being 9/6, with the opportunity for occasional hours prior to this. They are looking for someone to commit through the school year, and interviews will take place the last week of July!

    Apply today! :)

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone city savvy who knows their way around the UWS and Morningside Heights. Someone who is fun and engaging, but can be firm when necessary and has expereince with multiples these ages (siblings is a huge plus!). Someone who is intuitive to what needs to be replaced or done around the house and takes the initiative to help out with this. Someone who is a self-starter. As the younger one likes to push limits, so someone who can manage this is a plus.

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, from 2:45 PM to 7 PM. Flexibility to help on full days for school holidays or sick days is huge plus!

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  • PART-TIME: Harlem, $20-25/hour, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 16 hours/week, with boy, 11 months! kPTIV71216

    $20-25/hour ($320-400/week) gross

    Overview

    We have a wonderful new family in the Sugar Hill area of Harlem looking for someone to help out Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 7:30 or 8 AM to 3:30 or 4 PM, with their fun-loving 11-month-old boy. They are looking for someone easy going and engaging to match his personality and care for him while his parents are away. They are both phD students and would love to find someone with some additional flexibility to occasionally help out more during the week with some notice.

    It's $20-25/hour, $320-400/week gross, 16 hours/week! The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit, with interview taking place starting 7/16-7/17. Please include your full availability to meet with the family and help during the week, in addition to when you can begin. They are looking for someone to commit through December 2016, potentially longer.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone who loves kids this age, and is calm and easy going with him. Someone to match his personality who is is super engaging, fun, and playful. Someone super communicative. Being a native speaker is a huge to plus!

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 7:30 or 8 AM to 3:30 PM, with flexibility. In the first few weeks it would be 4-6 hours/day, then the regular schedule would kick in once the boy had more time with the new person.
    Both parents are currently working on their phD’s, so some flexibility is a huge plus as they may add additional hours here and there with notice.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Chelsea M-R 2-7, F 11:30-6:30 $20-25/hr, $540-675/wk, boy, age 7! #yestomannies (dFTMM7516)

    $20-25/hour, $540-675/week

    Overview

    Here is a marvelous opportunity to have a few hours of alone time to help a lovely family with household responsibilities and errands starting daily around 12:30 PM, and then you'll pick up a very special 7 1/2-year-old boy from school at 3 PM (12 PM pick up on Fridays), bring him to after school activities, help with homework, dinner, and bath-time, and do fun projects and bonding activities together. The little boy loves stories, puzzles, Legos, Star Wars, and Minecraft. He has ADD and some special needs, and he requires firm boundaries and a SmartSitter who is extremely emotionally intelligent. Special needs experience is a huge plus.

    The position will start unofficially August 1, the family will be away August 12 through 25, and then the position will be full-time for a couple of weeks starting again August 29 (or possibly September 5), Monday through Friday, 8:30/9 AM until 6:30 PM, at which point the regular working schedule will begin, Monday through Thursday, 12:30ish to 7:30 PM, 12 PM start on Fridays.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    gentle but firm, confident, can relate well to kids, emotionally sensitive and intuitive (parents are both more analytical), structured aspects of the day (token reward), consistent, understanding patterns, #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Thursday, 2 PM - 7 PM, and Friday, 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    The family will need full day coverage during school holidays and sick days. The family may occasionally need evening coverage.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: M-F 3-8 $20-25/hr, $500-625/wk Fort Greene boy, 15, girl, 11! dAFCE7516

    $20-25/hour 25-30 hours/week

    Overview

    This super loving and kind Fort Greene / Clinton Hill family is looking for after school help starting mid-July, 25-30 hours/week. The position is typically every other week with two awesome kids, mostly a curious, trumpet-playing, ballet-dancing, youtube and podcast-creating 10-year-old girl, and a little with her film-making, guitar-playing 14-year-old big brother. On the off weeks, the kids are with their papa and the position becomes focused as a personal assistant for the mum, helping her with light errands, returning phone calls, and filing. In August, the family will be upstate and the position will involve driving the kids upstate from Brooklyn (using mum's car). The working schedule may be a little altered, and the family is happy to guarantee a minimum of 25 hours/week no matter what. $20-25/hour, 25+ hours/week, $500-625+/week

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    can drive in the summer (mum has a car you can use), genuine energy, engaging with older kids, patient, possesses a calmness and go-with-the-flow energy, someone who can be on the same level as the kids, someone who loves to laugh, someone who has a willingness to think on their feet, someone who enjoys the occasional game of monopoly or four square, child education is a plus, someone who can help the 10-year-old girl open up a bit - it takes her a beat to connect with new people. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The schedule can be every week Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 8 PM, plus evening flexibility 1-2 times every other week until as late as 1 AM. Every other way, the position will be working as a personal assistant for the mom and the hours could stay the same (M-F 3-8) or the family is flexible for the hours to be earlier (M-F 11-4, 12-5, 1-6, 2-7, very flexible!). In your application, please include if you prefer the hours to stay steady M-F 3-8 or if you you're open to a slightly earlier working schedule every other week.

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  • FULL-TIME in SWEDEN!!!! $65-78k/year, with girl, 3, and baby-to-be! eFTKS63016

    $25-30/hour ($1,250-1,500/week), in US Dollars

    Overview

    This position takes you to the lovely city of Stockholm in SWEDEN! You'll be moving there for a year, potentially longer to care for a toddler and baby girl due in October. The family works with a couple other sitters and is looking for someone willing to join the team! You'll have your own private and fully-equipped apartment with costs covered by the family. They're looking for someone professional, flexible, proactive, and engaging. We've worked with them before in a temporary capacity when they came to visit NY for the summer, and their smartsitters had just the sweetest things to say! This is a great gig for any of you globetrotter smarties looking to live some place new.

    It's $65-78k/year, with a guaranteed 200 hours/month with a shifting weekly schedule Monday through Friday!

    If you're looking for an adventure with a great family, apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone with flexibility to help at various hours of the day, is comfortable being abroad, and having a professional relationship with the family. Expereince with multiples in these age groups and working in tandem with other caregivers and parents is preferable. Someone who is willing to become CPR certified, if not already, willing to get a Swedish driver's license, is comfortable administering an inhaler, and is fully comfortable in the harsh weather and willing to go outside everyday (as is the Swedish way). EU passport is a plus!

    Schedule

    The hours will shift week to week (Monday through Friday), with the occasional evening or weekend hours. Flexibility is required, there is a guaranteed 200 hours/month.
    There also may be travel both within Europe and to the US.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Carroll Gardens, $500-715/week, M-F 12-6:30 PM, with 2 girls, 2 & 6! kASJC62716

    $20-22/hour ($500-715/week)

    Overview

    We have a Carroll Gardens family looking for a new after school sitter Monday to Friday, from 12 or 1 PM to 6:30 PM, with flexibility to help on full days when they girls are not in school. They have two daughters, 3 and 6, who are bright and fun. The older girl has ADHD and takes oral medication at a specific hour each afternoon that would be administered by the SmartSitter. She is in play therapy and needs more encouragement to engage and play with children at the playground etc. The family is looking for someone with experience in this realm who is comfortable working with them to implement strategies and techniques from the therapies into her every day life. Other responsibilities include helping with their laundry and meal prep before pick up, and having a good time with them after.

    It's $20-22/hour, 25-32.5 hours/week, $500-715/week! They are looking for at least a 1 year commitment, ideally longer. The position will begin 9/5, with interviews beginning after 7/15.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone that can follow the parent's instruction about the children and provide consistent loving care. Someone with a flexible enough schedule so that they might be able to pick up full days when the children are done with school, and someone with special needs experience is a huge plus! Someone who can learn from play therapist the techniques to redirect her to speaking and interacting with children rather than adults. Someone who can work with the parents to keep things consistent and structured, and is able identify when to use these techniques and how best to apply them.
    They are looking for someone fun, engaging, communicative, and open to grow with their family.

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, from 12 PM to 6:30 PM. Someone with flexibility to work full days when they are out of school for holidays and potentially more hours during summer is a huge plus!
    They are also flexible with the person starting at 1:30 PM, when pick up begins. in this case, there would be little to no responsibilities with laundry.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL/FULL-TIME: UWS $25-30/hour, 35-40 hours/week, with boys, 11, 10, 7, & 3! #yestomannies kASFTKD62216

    $25-30/hour ($875-1200/week gross)

    Overview

    This is one of our first ever SmartFamilies and they are super wonderful employers. They have four boys, ages 11, 10, 7, and 3! They also have a full-time nanny who works daily until 5 PM, and the dad is around and is super actively helping as well. The family is on the UWS and the working schedule is Monday through Friday, 2 PM - 8 PM, with Fridays potentially starting around 12 PM. The family is also willing to guarantee 40 hours/week to the right candidate.

    The rate is $25-30/hour gross and the family is looking for a commitment of ideally 2 years (1 year is ok). Responsibilities include cooking dinner for the boys Monday through Thursday (nothing too fancy, but the boys are pretty hungry!), so please include your experience with this in your application. You can read about the boys' specific interests in the below link, and to give you an overview, they are generally into music (piano, guitar, and/or cello), they love legos, and they're big soccer players. They are looking for someone who potentially has an education background and/or can prioritize education with the boys, i.e. fun games, homework help, introducing them to new and interesting things.

    The position will begin in either August or September (flex start!), with interviews starting after 7/11.

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for someone smart, energetic, loving, and comfortable caring for four boys if needed. Usually the person won’t be with all four boys, but it’s definitely important that you’re comfortable with it in case. Someone comfortable helping with homework and can bring a educational aspect to the position is a huge plus! They are looking for someone to engage and challenge their boys in thoughtful and meaningful ways; someone who can guide them through tasks and homework and give them strategies to complete these tasks! An education in background is a huge huge plus!
    They are looking for someone who wants to grow with their family and become a part of their team.
    #yestomannies!

    Schedule

    Monday through Fridays, 2 PM to 8 PM, potentially early on Fridays around 12 PM.

    The family is willing to guarantee 40 hours for the right candidate.

    Flexibility to stay later for an occasional date night is a plus, but not a requirement.

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  • PART-TIME/SHORT-TERM: Carroll Gardens, $20/hour, 13 hours/week, with fun boy, 3.5! #yestomannies! kPTBJ62116

    $20/hour ($195-260/week)

    Overview

    We have a great Carroll Gardens family looking for a part-time sitter for their 3.5-year-old boy. The schedule is anywhere form 9.75-13 hours/week (see schedule below). They are looking for someone energetic, artsy, and fun to keep their little guy safe and engaged. They are a great family and very nice!

    It's $20/week, 9.75-13 hours/week, $195-260/week. They are looking for help for at least SHORT-TERM COMMITMENT OF 2-3 months starting 9/13. Interviews will begin 8/7!

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone experienced with this age group who knows the city well. Someone imaginative, energetic, fun, and even artsy is a huge plus! Familiar with music, shows, books, etc. that he might be into as well. Someone fun, safe, and engaging.

    Schedule

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 2:45 PM to 6 PM, until 11/6. After November, depends on dads work schedule as sometimes he is able to get him and the sitter is not required. This said, the family would love to have someone open to adding a consistent date night/days either during week or on weekends for 3-4 hours.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: Cobble Hill $600-750/wk, girl, 5, boy/girl twins, age 2! SAHM to help out #yestomannies (dASCE61316)

    $20-25/hour ($600-750/week)

    Overview

    This Cobble Hill family has a fun loving, ukulele playing 5-year-old girl, and boy/girl twins who are 2 1/2. Mom is home and super helpful and looking for someone with whom to split the afternoon responsibilities. Typically you'll be with one or two kids at a time (ex: mom will pick up daughter from school while you stay home with the twins or vice versa). The morning housekeeper will help with meal prep, and meal assembly will be required, as well as helping to clean up after meals, dishes, loading/emptying the dishwasher, and then helping out with bath-time and the evening routine. It will be a collaborative effort! The general schedule is Monday through Friday, 2 PM - 7:30 PM, and the family may occasionally need help slightly earlier (if you can come at 12 PM occasionally this is a plus), possibly one evening/week, or weekend help once or twice per month, maybe 5 hours (this is super flexible and not required). This position is September 2016 through June or July 2017. Interviews will be in July.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    great at multitasking, early childhood or special education background is a plus, someone who does well in chaotic environments, able to handle three different children's needs, someone who is a self starter "Okay, I'm going to do the dishes and load the dishwasher while you give the little ones a bath," someone who is a team player, someone who can take direction and also offer sound advice and work collaboratively.

    The little boy has some speech and learning delays so it's important that you are able to competently and compassionately handle his needs. If you have an early childhood or special education background this is a plus!

    #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 2 PM - 7:30 PM

    Some days will be 12 PM start time.

    daytime weekend availability (1-2x per month) - totally flexible. 2-7 flexible.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: M-F, $25/hr, $625/wk UES, boy, age 7! #yestomannies dASSG6916

    $25/hour, $625/week

    Overview

    This is a fab UES family looking for a SmartSitter to start in September. The family will be away for the month of August and they would love to meet someone and hire someone ASAP. They have a 7-year-old boy who's into soccer and chess, and is a strong student. He goes to a bilingual Italian-English school, so if you have any knowledge of Italian, this is a plus but not a requirement. Apply today if you're interested!

    #yestomannies

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    If you speak Italian this is a plus! The family is also looking for someone reliable, someone who likes playing soccer, is active, smart, city savvy, communicative, honest and open, and can be a little strict about making sure he does his homework. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 2:45 PM - 7:15 PM (end time may end slightly earlier occasionally), plus one evening per week until 10 PM.

    The family is ideally looking for full day flexibility during school holidays when the little guy is home the full day. They will have advanced notice for these dates.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UES, M-F, $20-22/hr, 15.5 hours/week boy-girl twins, 8! kASLL6616 #yestomannies!

    $20-23/hour ($330-356.50/week) gross

    Overview

    Calling all musical SmartSitters!

    A great UES family of ours is looking for a musically inclined SmartSitter to help after school for the 2016-2017 school year. They have twin 9-year-olds who play piano and are uber city savvy. They are looking for someone responsible, mature, organized, and preferably musical or someone who can read music to help with piano lessons!

    Additionally, if a candidate is not available all 5 days/week, they can be flexible. Please include your full weekly availability in your application.

    The position will begin just after Labor Day, with interviews taking place at the end of July. It's $20-23/hour, 15.5 hours/week, $330-356.50/week gross!

    #yestomannies!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Mature, responsible, comfortable on public transportation with kids, able to establish a relationship with kids and yet know when to be firm. Someone organized and logistically minded. They do not require help with homework, just someone to maintain structure, schedule, and be there when they say they will be. There is no food prep at all. Someone musical who can read music is required, so they can oversee piano practice.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Monday through Thursday 3 PM to 6 PM, and Friday 3 PM to 6:30 PM, with flexibility to stay later on occasion with notice. There is the added possibility of weekend or full days with notice if someone is interested.
    Additionally, if a candidate is not available all 5 days/week, they can be flexible. Please include your full weekly availability in your application.

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  • AFTERSCHOOL: TriBeCa, $20-22/hour, 23.5 hours/week, M-F, with girl, 11, & boy, 8! kASDB6616

    $20-25/hour ($470-517/week)

    Overview

    This TriBeCa family is just wonderful and has two MineCraft loving kids, girl 11, and boy, 8, and an adorable lab named Lola. They love to put on shows and have loads of fun with everyone around them. The family is looking a new after school SmartSitter to join their team and help with the afternoon routine Monday through Friday.

    They are looking for someone who is comfortable being a sitter and a household manager. A go-getting, self-starting, and open communicator who can help both kids focus on homework and become more organized and confident in their school work is their ideal candidate. Some of the afternoon duties will include, putting away groceries, preparing meals, helping with laundry, taking the kids to activities and playdates, and having some good ole fun with them! And believe me, they are fun; they had a skateboarding tournament complete with obstacles in their living room! The family would like someone comfortable with dogs and open to helping with her on occasion (she is amazingly adorable). It's $20-22/hour, 23.5 hours/week, $470-517/week! The position will start 8/1, with interviews taking place next week!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Looking for someone independent who wants to take ownership of the position. Someone who takes on responsibility and doesn't need guidance from family once they have been with them for a while; the family is very open to helping someone start out and talking about the ins and outs of the position. They are looking for someone smart, reliable, willing to communicate, is committed, punctual, and organized.
    With regards to behavior and consequences, the family wants to sit down and talk about their house rules, consequences, etc. with their new sitter and is always available to talk about things if they are unsure.

    Schedule

    The schedule is Monday, from 3 PM to 7:30 PM; Tuesday and Wednesday, from 3 PM to 7 PM; Thursday, from 3 PM to 9 PM; and Friday, from 2 PM to 7 PM. A SmartSitter with some flexibility is a huge plus!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: UWS, $20-25/hour, M-F, 17.5 hours/week, with girl, 6.5, & boy, 4! kASNSM6616

    $20-25/hour ($350-437.50/week)

    Overview

    We have a new family on the UWS looking for an after school SmartSitter Monday through Friday, from 2:30 PM to 6 PM. They have two fun kids, a girl 6.5, and a boy, 4, who are pretty active and loves being crafty. They are looking for someone with an education background who can help with the afternoon routine. Someone also comfortable organizing and hosting play dates, prepping easy meals for the kids, and helping with the kid's laundry is ideal.

    It's $20-25/hour, $350-437.50/week, 17.5 hours/week. The position will begin 9/7, with flexibility, after Labor Day. Interviews will begin the first week of August!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    A SmartSitter who is loving, engaging, fun, active, and easy going. Someone who can encourage play together and separately with the kids. Someone with teaching experience or tutoring experience is a huge plus to help with homework. Someone comfortable setting up and organizing play dates, being outdoors, and helping with easy meal prep for the kids (nothing gourmet, i.e. chicken nuggets, veggies, etc.). Someone open to helping with kids laundry is a huge plus! Someone outgoing and communicative.

    Schedule

    The schedule is Monday through Friday, from 2:30 PM to 6 PM, with flexibility to stay later on occasion and help out for full days for when the kids aren't in school.

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  • PART-TIME: UWS $25/hour, TWR+ occasional extra help, 18 hours/week, girl, 12, & boy, 9, Fabulous Family! kASSB53116

    $25/hour ($450/week)

    Overview

    We have a super amazing family looking for their new after school SmartSitter. They have two great older kids, boy, 9, and girl, 12, who love science and building things. The schedule is Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 3:30 PM - 9:30 PM, plus occasional weekends and some help on Mondays. Someone fun and engaging who is interested in science is a huge plus! Please also note if you have a proficiency in French.

    Don't let this position pass you by....$25/hour, 18 hours/week, plus occasional extra hours, $450/week. They are looking for a commitment through the 2016-2017 school year. The position begins after Labor Day, with interviews taking place in August.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Candidate should be energetic and enjoy working with pre teens. French speaking is preferred. An interest in math and science is also a big plus.

    Schedule

    The core schedule is Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 3:30 PM - 9:30 PM, plus occasional weekends and some help on Mondays.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $25/hr $500-625/wk Prospect Lefferts boys 4, 8, & 11! #yestomannies dASLR53116

    $25/hour

    Overview

    This cool, fast paced Prospect Lefferts family is looking for help Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7 PM (one night until 10 PM) starting in September, and going through June 2017. They have three boys, 3 1/2, 8, and 11. If you're interested in working during the summer, they can offer 10+ hours/week during the summer. They will be out of town August 18-29. Please apply if it looks good and in your application let us know if you'd like to start in the summer or in September. #yestomannies

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    flexible (the working schedule will be steady however day's activities will shift day-to-day, school pick up, after school activities, homework help - these will be split up between mom and SmartSitter), smart, college educate, engaging, comfortable helping with homework here and there, proactive, city savvy, comfortable on the subway with kids, previous nyc experience is a plus #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The summer need is 10+ hours/week.

    During the school year, the family will need help Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7 PM. This is a guaranteed $25/hour, $500/week.

    If you would like additional guaranteed income, the family can add on Saturdays, 5 PM - 10 PM, and this will increase the guaranteed income to $25/hour, $625/week.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: DUMBO, $20-25/hour, M-F, with girl, 3! kASSM53117

    $20-25/hour gross ($600-750/week)

    Overview

    This DUMBO family was referred by a great family who has been in the network for some time. They are looking for a new person to spend time with their super artsy and fun 3-year-old gal, and help with the daily routine for the upcoming school year.

    It's $20-25/hour gross, 30 hours/week depending on schedule. The position will begin after Labor Day.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone dynamic, energetic, city savvy, and super engaging. Someone who is crafty, artsy, and not too shy to dance around with the girl. Someone who knows when to be fun and when to be more firm if needed. Someone who isn’t easily outwitted by this little whipper snapper. Someone with experience guiding her through the big changes of going into school and switching from her former nanny who was with her since she was a baby is a huge plus! Someone who loves answering endless questions and helping her explore the world around them together. Someone who can indulge her curiosity and love to learn. She is amazing and looking for someone to be amazing with her :)

    Schedule

    Beginning in September, the schedule will be Monday through Friday, and the hours will shift to 1 PM to 7 PM, with flexibility for full days if she is not in school/sick, or occasional late nights.

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  • PART-TIME: West Village, MWF and every other Saturday, 12 hours/week avg., $20-22/hour, with boy, 9, & girl, 8! kPTRT51616

    $20-22/hour ($240-264/week)

    Overview

    This returning West Village family was referred to us last year by one of our very own SmartSitters! They are looking for help Monday, from 2:45 PM to 6:45 PM; Wednesday and Friday, from 2:45 PM to 5:45 PM; and every other Saturday, from 3 PM to 7 PM. They are looking for someone to have some fun with their two musical and smart kids, a boy, 9, and a girl, 8. They are looking for a SmartSitter who is responsible, reliable, and fun. Experience with teaching and/or tutoring is a huge plus!

    It's $20-22/hour, 10 hours/week, plus 4 hours/every other week, $240-264/week! The position will begin after Labor Day, and interviews will take place with the parents at end of July and then the children in August when they are back from camp. They are looking for someone to commit through December 2016, potentially longer. Please note how long you can commit to the schedule.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Reliable, sensitive, responsible, fun, engaging, loves being outdoors, and creative. Someone open and communicative. Experience with tutoring or academic background in writing and/or teaching is a huge plus!

    Schedule

    The schedule is Monday, from 2:45 PM to 6:45 PM; Wednesday and Friday, from 2:45 PM to 5:45 PM; and every other Saturday, from 3 PM to 7 PM.
    A candidate with flexibility to potentially to switch days from time to time is a plus!

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  • PART-TIME: Park Slope, MWF afternoons, $290-375/week, with 2 fun girls, 4 & 7! kPTSE5916

    $20-25/hour ($290-375/week)

    Overview

    We have a returning Park Slope family looking for a SmartSitter for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year! The preferable schedule is Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Plus one late night a week, until 9 or 10 PM. , however they have some flexibility with the days.
    They are looking for someone energetic and attentive to spend time with their two girls, 3 and 6. Someone intuitive and thoughtful to the girls reactions, since they won't always articulate their feelings is important. They love fairies and going to Prospect Park which is just a short walk away. All artistic and creative types should apply! It's $20-25/hour, 14.5-15 hours/week, $290-375/week.
    The position will begin 8/29, with interviews taking place at the beginning of August!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for an active, sensitive,and fun-loving SmartSitter for their girls. Someone intuitive to the girls reactions, since they won't always articulate their feelings is important. The sitter should be engaging, positive, and flexible in their outlook. Someone creative and open to taking initiative to present new activities and classes or interests to the family is a huge plus. The sitter should be open to engaging other sitters and setting up playdates for the girls. They are looking for someone who will be communicative and involved with the parents but who is comfortable working independently and seeking out these activities based on the girls likes and interests. The sitter should be in tune with the needs of the girls and be able to help the parents keep things running smoothly.

    Schedule

    The schedule is preferably Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Plus one late night a week, until 9 or 10 PM.
    The family can be somewhat flexible with the days for the right candidate if they have different availability. Please note your full availability in your application.

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  • dASJN102115 – AFTER SCHOOL: $30-37/hr UWS girls, 12, 8, & 4!

    $30-37/hour

    Overview

    This is a really cool opportunity to be a role model for three UWS girls, ages 4, 8, and 12, and a team player in splitting responsibilities with the mom. The position is Monday through Friday, 2:30 PM - 8 PM. The rate is $30-$40/hour ($50-60k) and the family may ask that you are flexible for full days and are comfortable making a minimum 1 year commitment and possibly two years. They are looking for a candidate with varied interests, a role model for their children, and someone with a background in education and experience as an educator (preschool, elementary school, etc.)

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    preschool teacher experience is a plus, well educated, thoughtful, training in childhood development is a plus, ambitious, motivated, a role model for the girls

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 2.30 PM – 8 PM
    The family may need occasional full day back up assistance and occasional evening help.

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