updated on July 29, 2021
Family in Portland’s West End area is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY/HOUSEHOLD manager for 35-40 hours/week. They have a 6 year old girl and their childcare needs will be about 25 hours/week with hours falling M/Tues/Thurs 3pm-7pm, Wednesdays 12-7pm, and Fridays 3-6pm and household managing hours can be determined by the nanny. They are looking for a nanny to start anytime between August 21-September 25th, they are flexible and are hoping that the nanny will stay with them at minimum until the end of 2022, ideally much longer if the nanny is interested. Childcare duties include picking her up/walking home from school, taking her to any activities, practice piano and her French, play with her, get her ready for dinner and bedtime. Household duties include grocery shopping, meal prep, having dinners made Mon-Thursday for the family, make school lunches ahead of time, manage the family calendar, book travel, research summer camps/child related programs, open mail, buy children’s clothing, etc. Their ideal nanny will be playful, creative and enjoys imaginative play and pretend play, gets down on the floor and plays, is up for Barbies and fort building and everything in-between, is nurturing, encouraging of their daughter to express herself, and willing to become part of their family. The father works from home sometimes, mother travels away for work most of the week. Pay is $18-$20/hour + travel with the family if the nanny is interested.
Family in Cape Elizabeth is lookin for a FULLTIME NANNY/HOUSEHOLD MANAGER to start with them August 30th. They can offer 32-40 hours/week with 40 hours/week being their ideal. They have three children ages 9 and 7 year old twins. Their childcare hours would be 3:00-6:30 and household manager hours could be anytime during the day. For childcare duties, they need help picking up from school, bringing to activities, helping with homework. Household duties include dishes, children’s laundry, grocery shopping, meal prep dinners, general tidying up related to children, and errands. Their ideal nanny is upbeat, positive, proactive, understands that the children’s wellbeing always comes first. They are looking for someone long term, ideally at least 4 years but are comfortable starting with a one year commitment. They are offering $22-$25/hour + paid holidays+paid vaca+paid vaca+travel with the family if the nanny is interested.
Family in South Portland is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start with them October 11th Monday-Friday 8am-5pm for their baby boy who was just born at the end of June 2021. They are looking for a long term nanny to start with them for years, who is dependable and trustworthy, energetic yet calm, caring, nurturing, a good communicator, is professional, organized, COVID vaccinated, and has some trainings in ECE. Duties include providing a safe and nurturing environment for their infant, maintaining healthy eating and sleep habits, fosters an active environment withe developmentally appropriate play. Mom works from home and dad works from home occasionally, pay is $20-$25/hour + paid vaca/holidays/sick.
Family coming to Windham for a week is looking for a TEMPORARY NANNY the week of August 16th 9-5 fr their two children ages 4 and 19 months old. They are staying right on the lake with grandparents and cousins that might stop by here and there. The nanny will play with the kids, help feed them lunch, put down the youngest for a nap, and keep them safe. Ideal nanny is fun, patient, kind, and can come up with fun ideas to do while at the home. they are open to a nanny with a child. Pay is open.
Family in Wells is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start August 23rd and stay likely until June 2022, possibly longer. They have an almost one year old girl who is on a waitlist for a center, with uncertainties of when she will be able to start. The family is looking for a nanny Monday-Friday 8am-5pm for about 45 hours/week. Duties include all daily care of a baby, playing with her, taking her out for walks, playdates, adventures, who is loving, caring, and positive. Mom works from home in a separate office. Pay is $16-$20/hr. They are open to a nanny with a child.
Family in Brunswick is looking for a PART TIME NANNY 3 days/week to start anytime in August, preferably by August 16th but is flexible. They have an infant girl who was born at the end of May. They are offering anywhere from 15-25 hours/week depending on what the nanny is looking for. From now until the end of the year they are flexible on what three days, starting in January the schedule will be Mon/Wed/Fridays. They could use anywhere from 4-8 hour shifts that falls between the hours of 7am-5pm. Duties include typical infant care, naps, bottles, soothing, reading, playing and just tidying as you go. They are requesting that the nanny be COVID vaccinated, is patient, kind, and experienced with infants. Sometimes the father will be working from home is a separate space. Pay is $20-$22/hour and negotiable benefits.
Family in Yarmouth is seeking an experienced Household Manager/Nanny to start August/September anywhere from 20-29 hours/week. They are flexible with schedule, they could use 3 full days or 5 shorter days, or something in between. Ideally a Fri or Sat date night occasionally would be great. They are a family with three kids ages 5, 3, 1, and baby due in January. Mom is looking for an extra set of hands to help anywhere and everywhere that is needed, a teammate, someone to divide and conquer the care of the children and then tasks around the home. The number one priority is the children, then the household. Household duties include keeping things cleaned and organized, vacuum, sweep, grocery shop, meal prep, organize pantry, errands, fold laundry, car maintenance, coordinate repair services, pet care, and general tidying/organizing/cleaning tasks. Their ideal candidate will be detail oriented, excited to become part of the family, easy to work with, self initiative, caring, positive, reliable. They would love for someone at least 1+ year. They are open to paying $22-$25/hour benefits negotiable, Paid holidays.
Family in Portland needs a nanny to start end of August/September for 30 hours/week. The days and hours will vary depending on mom’s rotating schedule. They can guarantee 30 hours/minimum even if the nanny works less, They have a 3 year old girl and a one year old girl. They would love a nanny who is active, loves finding new adventures, is experienced, willing to help with laundry or cooking if possible. Their oldest is due to start preschool in the fall and will be going five half days/week- nanny will be walking or driving her to and from school on those days, bring home for lunch, then naps. Pay is $18-$22/hour. They are open to a nanny with a child. They would like a nanny for at least 1+ year.
Family in Yarmouth is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY/HOUSEHOLD MANAGER to start September for their family with four children ages 7,11,13, and 14 years old Monday-Friday for 30-35 hours/week. They could be flexible on hours somewhat for the household manager needs, their childcare needs will be 1:30-6:00pm. If the nanny would want to come in everyday for a couple hours of household help, that would work, or if she wanted to have a couple longer days coming in early for the household help that could work. Duties include picking up the youngest from school, getting the other children off the bus, bringing to activities, school work, and planning fun outings. Household help includes errands, grocery shopping, cooking dinner for the children, tidying the kitchen, vacuuming, kids laundry, puppy help and bringing to the vet for appointments, planning fun children activities and buying supplies. Ideal nanny will be able to be kind yet firm, can manage a lot of moving pieces and keep things organized and running smoothly, has self initiative, is up for playing and having fun with the kids, and is flexible. They are currently in the midst of a complete home renovation. They have a nanny vehicle. Pay is $20-$25/hour + flexible benefits. They would be looking for at least a one year commitment.
Family in Yarmouth is looking to hire one or two overnight nannies while they are traveling, usually Friday evening usually around 6pm until later Sunday morning. They have dates booked through 2022 so could easily be planned around. They have four children ages 7, 11, 13, and 14 years old. Duties would be helping with meals (vegan, can offer simple recipes and ideas), planning fun adventures and outings, bringing them on playdates with friends, getting to bed, homework help. They also have two dogs that would need caring for. They travel often and are hoping to find a couple of nannies that are reliable, flexible, active, dependable and would look forward to joining their large and busy family. Pay is $20-$25/hour + $100 overnight fee for 8 hours sleeping (depending on rate and actual hours, nanny could earn $600-$850). The nanny will have use of bedroom of her own while she is there.
Family in Westbrook is looking for a TEMPORARY NANNY to start with them October 4th and stay until the end of the year December 17th. They have an infant girl who was born the end of May and they are seeking childcare two full days/week, it could be any two days (ideally would include Thursday but it’s flexible) and hours would be 8:30am-4:30pm. Duties include all things baby related- diapers, bottles, naps, tummy time, soothing, taking her out on walks, baby laundry, and playing with her. Their ideal nanny is trustworthy, kind, attentive, truly loves babies and spending a full day with a baby, is comfortable working in a small space (their home is just 700 sf), and comfortable with mom working from home. $20/hour
Family in So Portland is looking for a TEMPORARY NANNY for the month of August to work with her two children ages 6 and 3 Monday-Friday 30 hours/week. Flexibility with hours, but morning coverage is essential. Mom is working from home. She is looking for a nanny to help plan fun activities around Portland as they will be moving here from Boston, going to new playgrounds, getting outside, helping with lunch and snacks, and children’s laundry. Her ideal nanny is warm, kind, reliable, good communicator, and COVID vaccinated. Open to a nanny with a child. Pay is $18-$25/hour.
Family in Falmouth is looking for a Full time nanny to start Aug/September Monday-Friday 40 hours/week (flexible on times, 9-5, 10-6…) They have two older children in school until 3pm ages 5 and 3 years old, their youngest is a just turned one year old girl that the nanny will have the majority of the day. Afterschool she will have all three children. Father is working from home now but likely back in his office in September Their ideal nanny will be caring, loving, supportive, easygoing, able to manage the needs of three young children, is active, helpful and very COVID cautious and vaccinated. Additional help including meal prep, tidying, and laundry would be appreciated. They would love a nanny for the next year and are offering $18-$20/hour.
Family in Falmouth is looking for a part time nanny to start ASAP/August/Sept anywhere from 20-29 hours/week for their two children ages 3.5 and newborn baby born early July. Hours can be 3-4-5 days/week with hours that could fall between 9am-4pm, some occasional later hours until 6/7pm when the father is traveling would be helpful. Their oldest is in camp and school full days, most childcare will be for the baby. Duties include baby care, caring for both children occasionally, cleaning the children’s areas, meal prep would be helpful, occasional dropping off/picking up their oldest from camp. Their ideal nanny will be kind, patient, responsive, enjoys being outside playing, going on walks, going to the beach, COVID vaccinated, and is a good communicator. Mom works from home but may return to the office eventually part time. Pay is $18-$22/hr + paid holidays/vaca/sick days. They would love someone to stay ideally 2-3 years.
Family in Cumberland with toddler twin girls is looking for a nanny Wednesdays 8am-6pm to start September. (If a nanny is looking for more hours they could also include a weekend shift or evenings) They are looking for a reliable nanny who is playful, energetic, up for being outside, and reliable. If the nanny had additional availability and was flexible that would be a bonus for school holidays/vaca/in-service days. Pay is $15-$25/hour.
Family in Bridgton is looking for an OVERNIGHT NEWBORN NANNY to work September and October 10-6am and an all nights, they are open to having two nannies take on shifts. Their newborn was born 6/29/2021. Duties include diaper changing, bottles and bringing to mom for feedings, soothing, getting back to bed, tucked into the Snoo. Nanny will be able to sleep while the baby does. Pay is $25/hr cash, nanny needs to be fully vaccinated.
Family in Scarborough is looking for a FULL TIME NANNY to start with them September 20th. Both parents are physicians and work rotating schedule for their 20 month old son. Using a sample month of their scheduling needs, the nanny will be needed one week for 26 hours, two weeks 28 hours, and one week 58 hours but can guarantee hours & pay of at least 35 hours every week and overtime pay for the heavy hours weeks. The office has a sample schedule to share with you, hours typically start at 6:30am with some days not until 10am or noon and could end anytime 12:30-6pm. They are looking for a nanny to become part of their family, taking care of all childcare needs, engaging, playing, taking hime out on adventures, to the beach and parks, helping with his laundry, his meal prep, his dishes. Their ideal nanny is active, playful, loves being with children, is 100% reliable as they are both doctors (snow days they have a space for the nanny to stay the night if she wants). They would love for someone to stay for years, pay is $18-$20/hour + paid vaca/holidays.
Single mom is Saco is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start September 13th for her two children ages 4 and 7. They will both be in school full time, but she is guaranteeing pay of $700/week. The hours will start at 6:30am and end by 5:30/6pm and the children are in school 8am-2ish (nanny can go home and do her own stuff but needs to be available should they be sick or need to come home). She has a rotating schedule as well, nanny works on average 15 shifts/month, I have a sample month of what September will look like that I can share with you. These shifts will mostly be daytime 6:30-5:30 but she typically works one swing shift each month (3pm-midnight ) and one overnight/month (9pm-7am). She is looking for a nanny that enjoys going to the beaches, taking them on adventures, bringing to/from school and activities, and to stay with them at least this school year definitely could be longer too.
Family in Cumberland is looking for a PART TIME NANNY 2 days/week anywhere from 15-20 hours/week depending on the nanny’s availability and preference. Their baby is due July 9th and the start date can be anytime July/August. They really are just looking for someone to spend time with their baby while the parents work or get things done around the home and outside of the home. They are open to pay $15-$25/hr and PTO.
Family in Brunswick is in need of an AFTERSCHOOL NANNY to start anytime June-August, hours are Monday-Friday 2pm-5pm for 15-20 hours/week. They have two children ages 6 and 3 year old boys, both in school. Their youngest has a severe nut allergy so they need a nanny who is incredibly safety cautious and comfortable in handling emergency situations, their oldest is on the autism spectrum. They are looking for a nanny to pick up the children from school, play, engage with the children, prepare snacks, meal prep, help keep the areas clean, and do children’s laundry. Their ideal nanny is responsible, mature, intelligent, warm, active, creative, and comfortable with an at home parent. They are open to a nanny with a child. Pay is $20-$25/hour + paid holidays+paid sick+paid vacation. They would love a nanny to stay on two years ideally.
Family in Cape Elizabeth is looking for a PART TIME NANNY to start August two full days and one half day for about 25 hours/week. They are flexible what days would work for them. The longer 10 hour shifts would fall between 6:30am-5pm and the shorter 5 hour shift would be morning hours. They have two children ages 3 (in school some days) and 19 months old. They are looking for a nanny who is playful, will get them outside, plan craft projects, fun outings, help with children’s laundry, tidying their play area, dishes, and who is engaging, warm, loving, patient, mature, calm, and likes dogs (they have two). Pay is $22-$25/hour and PTO negotiable.
Family in Portland is looking for a FULL TIME NANNY to start July/August for their infant boy, 36-40 hours/week. Schedule is Mondays 7am-6pm, Tues/Thursdays Noon-6pm, Wed/Fridays 7am-2pm. THey are looking for a nanny who is loving, caring, experienced caring for infants, willing to become part of their family and up for helping with the dishes/laundry/meal prep. Mom works in an office in home but separate from the space the nanny will be using. They would love the nanny for at least one year, pay $17-$20/hour + paid holidays/vaca.
Family in Portland is seeking a PART TIME NANNY starting September to help out either Wednesdays or Thursdays 7:30am-5:30pm for 10 hours/week. They have one boy who will be 10 months old when the nanny starts, duties include help with feedings, naps, playing, getting him outside, who is gentle, kind, attentive, and patient. They are open to a nanny who wants to bring her child. Pay is $20/hour and they would like for the nanny to stay at least one year.
Family in Cape Elizabeth is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start ASAP Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm for a total of 42.5 hours/week. They have three boys ages 11, 8.5, and almost 1 years old but the childcare is mainly for their youngest. Duties include all things baby related, playing, feeding, managing his daily schedule, getting the older boys off the bus/pick up from school, drive (there is a car available for the nanny to use) to activities and playdates, meal prep for the boys, and tidying as you go. The nanny is punctual, organized, honest, and loving towards the kids. She uses sound judgement and must be able to make choices that are in the kids’ best interest. Their ideal nanny expresses genuine interest for the kids’ wellbeing, is punctual, organized, honest, and loving towards the kids. She uses sound judgement and must be able to make choices that are in the kids’ best interest. COVID vaccinated. Pay is $18-$20/hour + paid vaca/paid holidays.
Family in Freeport is looking for a PART TIME NANNY to start anytime now-September (they are flexible). They are looking for a nanny Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am-5pm, they could offer up to 20 hours/week and they are looking for someone to stay through the school year at minimum. They have three children but care would mostly be for their youngest who is 3 years old. Duties include playing, getting outside, helping with laundry and tidying, meal prep when time allows and then picking up the tow older children ages 10 and 8 from school in Portland. Their ideal nanny will be active, engaging, helpful, puts the children the top priority, and is firm. Pay is $20-$25/hour + paid holidays/vaca.
Family in Falmouth is looking for a PART TIME NANNY to start with them January/February for their 2 year old girl and infant due in October. Their schedule is 3 days/week, 9 hour shifts for a total of 27 hours/week. The days of the week can be completely flexible depending on the nanny’s availability. They are looking for a nanny who likes going out on adventures, to the beach, playdates, walks, museums, etc. Duties for nanny will be all things baby and toddler related, naps, snacks/meals, dishes, tidying as you go, and laundry help would be huge. Mom works from home, always staying in her office. They are looking for a nanny fully vaccinated. Pay is $20-$24/hour + PTO/vaca/holidays. They would love a nanny to stay at least 2 years.
Family in Portland’s East End is looking for a PART TIME NANNY to start with them August/September. They are flexible on days and hours of the week, they are looking for about 15 hours/week, 2 days to care for their 2 year old daughter. They are looking for a nanny to play, read, engage with her, get her outside, help with naps, meals, snacks, and potty training. Their ideal nanny is experienced working with toddlers, is kind, gentle, nurturing, positive, supportive, COVID vaccinated, and sweet. They are very open to a nanny bringing her child with her if aged 2+. Pay is $20-$25/hr. Mom works from an in-home office in an area that is separate. They would love a nanny to stay at least until April 2022 at which time they are moving to a new home right down the street so if the nanny wants to stay on longer and doesn’t mind chaos, that is great!
Family in South Portland with an infant is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start September, the baby will be almost 4 months old at that time. Schedule is Monday-Friday 9am-5pm for 40 hours/week and they would love for the nanny to stay at least one year. Duties include all things baby related as well as going for walks, as they get older planning fun activities and outings, trips to the park, craft projects, meal prep/snacks and cleaning up after the child. Their ideal nanny is caring, nurturing, proactive, a strong communicator, creative, and playful. Currently both parents work from home, mom may go back to the office come fall but dad will continue to work from home. Pay is $18-$20/hour + paid holidays/sick/vaca/travel with the family.
Family in Cumberland is looking for a PART TIME NANNY to start by September Tuesdays, Thursdays, + one other day that can be flexible 8am-4/5pm for 21-24 hours/week. If the nanny needed more hours, they are open to discussing possible schedules. They have two children, 1 year old girl and 4 year old boy. They are pretty cautious with COVID, they are open to outside play, local walks, wide open spaces, playdates with their cousins. Nanny needs to be vaccinated. Pay is $20-$22/hour.
Family in Cape Elizabeth is looking for a PERMANENT BABYSITTER for their 8.5 year old girl on FRIDAYS only to pick her up from school some times at 3pm and others at 4pm and bring her home and staying until 6pm. Pay is $75-$90 per shift. They would love for the nanny to stay with them the school year. COVID vaccine required.
Family in Saco is looking for a PART or FULL TIME NANNY/HOUSEHOLD MANAGER to start July 26th/early August. They are open and flexible with scheduling ideas depending on the nanny’s availability. Their required hours would be Monday and Wednesday afternoons, they would be open to anywhere from 3-5 days/week as well as anything from about 20-35 hours/week so again, they are very flexible. Their children are ages 7 and 3.5 and are in daycare/school some part of the day. Duties include picking them up, bringing to activities, finding fun outings and adventures to do with them, and while children are at school the nanny can help with meal-prep, laundry, light housekeeping, dishes, and tidying. Mom works from home. Family is requiring COVID vaccination. Pay is $18-$25/hour + Paid holidays/vaca/sick.
Family in South Freeport is looking for a Part OR Full Time nanny to start end of August. They have two children ages 3 and 14 months old, hours are Monday-Thursday 8am-3pm. (if the nanny is interested in additional hours, they could offer 35-40 hours/week if the nanny was open to cleaning, bedding, laundry, vacuuming, dusting, mopping, gardening) Duties include caring for two young children, meeting all of their needs, coming up with creative and fun activities and crafts, as well as help with laundry, tidying up, errands, simple food prep, taking the dog on a walk, playing outside, going to the parks/beaches, and willing to help where needed. Their oldest will start a preschool program in the fall and nanny will be picking up/dropping off. They would love a nanny who is a natural with children, is fun, active, engaging, responsive, a good communicator, genuine, kind, confident, self directed but also able to take direction. Pay is $18-$22/hour + paid vaca/sick days/vaca. Looking for at least a one year commitment.
Family moving to York is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start August for their family, Monday-Friday 8:15-4:15 for 40 hours/week. They have three children ages 6 and 4 in school full days and 1 years old whom the nanny will be caring for primarily. Duties include all things baby related, getting her out and about for fresh air, playdates, outings, naps, snacks, and also picking up the two oldest from school in the afternoon, getting them to activities and playdates. Help with dishes, light meal prep, tidying the children’s toys, laundry, and taking the dog on an occasional walk with the baby. Their ideal nanny is active, energetic, loving, caring, patient, COVID vaccinated, and funny. They will have a vehicle for the nanny to use. Pay is $18-$25/hour + paid vaca/sick/health insurance contribution. They will need a nanny to stay until the end of June 2022. They are open to a nanny with a child if around the age of 1 years old.
Family in Brunswick is looking for a part time nanny for approximately 15 hours/week, flexible on the hours and days, ideally includes some afternoon hours, 3-4 days/week. They have two children ages 5 and 3 years old. The primary role is playing with the kids, keeping them safe, engaged, prepping snacks, and dishes. Position starts asap and is for at least one year, pay and benefits are negotiable.
Single Mom in OOB is looking for a nanny to help out one or two days/week, Fri/Sat/Sundays bout 6-8 hour shifts, she has some flexibility. She has three children ages 2, 4, and 6 years old, the nanny would be responsible for their full care, getting them outside, on fun adventures, help with meal prep, dishes, and laundry. Pay is $20-$25/hr and starts ASAP.
Family in Brunswick is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start mid-late August for their newborn due August. Their schedule will be Mon/Tues/Wed 7am-6pm and Thurs/Fri 6-8 hour shifts TBD for a total of 45 hours/week. They would love a nanny to stay at least 1-2 years with them Mom will be on maternity leave for the first few weeks but will need the nanny’s help caring for the newborn. Duties will all b typical infant care duties- feeding, naps, changing diapers, baby laundry, getting the baby out for a walk, baths, clean/organize nursery, playdates when able to, library and outings too. They are looking for a nanny who is reliable as they are both doctors, a nanny with infant experience, is nurturing, wants to become part of their family, and respectful of their Indian culture and tradition. Pay is $800-$850/week +paid vaca/holidays/sick.
Family in OOB will be in need of a TEMPORARY NANNY this September-end of December while their current nanny is out on maternity leave. The schedule will be Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:30pm (sometimes until 6/6:30pm) for about 50 hours/week. They have three boys ages 7, 5.5, and 2 years old. The oldest two children are in school full days, nanny care will primarily be for the youngest. Duties include getting the boys ready for school and to school, playing with the toddler, getting outside, meals, snacks, nap, and then getting the older two from school, to any activities, and settled in at home. Pay is $1000/week.
Family in Cumberland is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start September. They have three children ages 6 (in school fulltime), 4 (in school half days), and 2 years old. Schedule is three days/week 7am-4pm and two days/week (must include Wednesdays) 7am1:30/2pm for 40 hours/week. Mom is SAHM needing an extra set of hands, someone to work with her, pitch in where needed. They are looking for a nanny who has a play-based approach, will work with mom and therapists on their speech and OT with fun exercises, is okay being home based, is flexible, good communicator, and ready to just love on the children. Pay is $19-$23/hour, they are ideally looking longterm at least until September 2022.
Family in Falmouth is looking for an afterschool nanny to start at the End of August/early September for their family of two boys ages 11 and 9.5. Schedule is Monday-Friday 3pm-7pm for 20 hours/week. The family would be able to increase the hours if the nanny was open to pet care, dog walking, and cleaning. They are looking for a nanny who is active, loves being outside, able to be safe with a severe nut allergy, loving, kind, Covid vaccinated, and has a good sense of humor. Duties include shuttling to and from activities, homework help, playing, preparing dinner for kids, and running errands occasionally or help with laundry. Parents work from home. They would love the nanny to stay long term, pay is $20/hr + paid vaca/sick/holidays. They are open to a nanny with a child.