Current Opportunities

Family in Portland’s West End neighborhood is looking for a PART TIME NANNY/HOUSEHOLD MANAGER to start November.  Schedule is Wednesdays Noon-7pm, Thursday 3-7pm, and every other Friday 3-6:30pm.  Care is mostly for their 6 year old son (they do have 4 older children over the age of 12 that will need rides to and from activities occasionally or parents will be helping with older kids).  The duties include childcare for sone, playing games, grocery shopping, meal prep, errands, laundry, general cleaning (they do have a weekly housekeeping service), driving that involves some pick ups and drop offs to activities.  Parents may be working from home (larger home, plenty of space) or in-and-out helping with older children.  Pay is $18-$20/hr.

 

Family is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY in Dixfield, Maine (near Rumford.  Looking for nannies within an hour drive so includes towns such as Turner, Farmington, Augusta, Gardiner, Winthrop, Manchester, Lewiston, Auburn, Lisbon, Oxford, Paris, Poland, etc.)  Position starts ASAP and is for at least two years.  Hours are Mondays 9-5, Tues-Fri 12:30-5pm  with the possibility of 1/2 or full day Saturdays if nanny wanted more hours.  They have a 4 year old girl, dad owns his own business and mom is taking classes.  They would love a nanny that genuinely enjoys working with children, is able to be a good role model and teacher, helps keep her safe and engaged, and is fun and patient.  Duties include picking up from school on the Tues-Fri hours, playing with her, working with her on her speech exercises, and taking moments to teach her.   Pay is $18-$20/hr + paid vaca + paid holidays.

 

Family in Denmark, Maine looking for a part time nanny (Denmark is close to towns such as Casco, Naples, Raymond, Windham, Standish, Gorham, etc)  They have two boys ages 3 and almost 1 years old and need about 8 hours childcare/week.  They would prefer 2 days but are open to one longer day.  The day/hours are all very flexible and could work with the nanny’s availability.  They are looking for a nanny who is active and energetic as her boys love being busy, they want the nanny to be away of the surroundings as they live by the water and live on a busier road, who is playful, and engaging.  Mom works from home and just need a good chunk of time to get her work done.  There is potential for a few more hours down the road if the nanny wanted, but again all very flexible.  They are open to a nanny with a child and love the idea of this arrangement.  Pay is $16-$20/hr and starts asap.

 

Family in Lebanon is looking for a Part Time nanny for their 10 year old daughter.  She is being homeschooled and the nanny will be helping to plan fun adventures, exploring, going to the library, finding different events and opportunities that would be interesting to her, lots of hands-on projects, going out, and coming up with fun ideas.  She learns best by doing and exploring and being hands on.  Nanny does not need any homeschooling experience, they are relying on an online program for about an hour a day to help, nanny will help keep the daughter on track but not in a strict way.  She is on the autism spectrum and has anxiety, she would love a nanny who is patient, caring, honest, curious too, engaging, fun, and is trustworthy.  The position is super flexible scheduling wise, about 24-30 hours/week depending on what the nanny needs.  They could use a variety of hours, a couple 4 hour days, couple of 8 hour days, or anything that the nanny has in mind.  Pay is $400-$500/week + paid holidays.  Position starts ASAP or by the end of September and is for at least one year.  Mom works from home a couple of days in her office.  

 

Single mom in Falmouth with a 2.5 year old girl needs a FULLTIME NANNY to start ASAP. Hours are guaranteed pay for 35 hours every week Monday-Friday.  Mondays and Thursdays will be longer days, morning starting between 7:30am/8am and ending between 3-5pm. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Fridays will be shorter with the nanny picking up the daughter from school around 12:30.  That being said she would love some flexibility and does have some flexibility herself.  She is looking for a nanny that LOVES being outdoors or busy taking her daughter to the gym/music lessons/library etc.  Driving is required.  She is looking for a nanny who is active, loves teaching, is experienced, dependable, reliable, and willing to help with light cleaning/laundry/grocery shopping/food prep.  Pay is $17-$20/hr.  A nanny who is open to traveling with her a couple times a year would be ideal- upcoming trips include 5 days in the Berkshires and a week in the Dominican Republic.

 

Family in Portland is looking for a FULL Time 40 hours/week Nanny to start asap for their infant 6 week old twins.  Their schedule is 3 days/week + one weekend daytime shift  + one overnight shift 8pm-8am The days of the week are flexible, hours 10am-6pm (this could be flexible, they could do 8-4, 9-5, etc).  Come MARCH 2019 their home in Cape Elizabeth will be finished.  They are looking for a professional career nanny to stay with them for many years ideally.  Both parents work from their in-home offices, nanny will be responsible for babies 75% on her own, mom/dad/grandparent may be in out for some of the other 25% of the time and having the nanny help with quick cleaning or tidying up, throwing the laundry in, help prepare healthy meals, etc would be helpful.  They are looking for a loving, flexible, art/music based passion, loves animals as they have two labs, loves being outside/nature, and knowledgeable nanny.  The family is easygoing, fun, generous, and a lovely family to work with.  Pay is $18-$25/hr+ paid vacations as they do travel often+paid holidays.  

 

Family in Falmouth is in need of a FULLTIME NANNY to start September for their 2 boys ages 3 and 6 months old.  Schedule is Mon-Fri 7:30-5:30.  Oldest will be in school 8:30-3:30 so care would mainly be for the infant.  They are looking for a nanny who is confident, nurturing, consistent, active, outgoing, and good at multitasking.  Duties include all baby care duties, helping with potty training, playing outdoors, pet care for two dogs, dropping and picking up at school, light cleaning up, meal prep, children’s laundry, and grocery shopping.  Open to a nanny with a child but would need to fit the family’s two carseats as well your child’s as well.  Pay is $750/week+ paid holidays/sick/travel with family.

 

Family in Falmouth is lookin for a FULLTIME NANNY/HOUSEHOLD MANAGER to start September.  They have 3 children ages 9, 6, and 2.  THe mother is a stay-at-home-mom but definitely they are a busy family and need a second set of hands.  Schedule does allow for some flexibility but is currently Monday-Thursday 12:30-7:30pm and every other Saturday evening for about 30-35 hours/week.   Duties include picking up children from school, bringing to activities, playing, running errands, grocery shopping, meal prep, basic household cleaning and tidying, picking up, help with bedtime routines, work alongside mom making sure children and household are all well cared for.  They would love a nanny who is flexible, organized, takes initiative, outgoing, healthy, friendly, smart, and mature.   Pay is $17-$20/hr + paid vacations.  They would love a 2 year commitment.

FAMILY ABOVE: Falmouth family above is also open to pairing up two nannies to work their position.  They are open to having one nanny take on 2-3 days and the other taking on 1-2 days with them.  I think they are really just looking for the right fit!

 

Family in Freeport is looking for a PART TIME NANNY to start Sept/Oct for their two boys ages 10 and 7 years old.  They need someone definitely Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm but can add up to an additional 15 hours/week if a nanny is looking for more hours.  So they are open to ideas with scheduling so long as those definite hours are covered, 10-25 hours/week depending on what the nanny needs.  Duties would include picking up boys from school, bringing home/to playdate/activities, getting snacks, packing lunch for next day, playing with them.  If nanny took on more hours while they were at school duties would include errands, grocery shopping, tidying, laundry, and light not deep cleaning.  They would love a nanny who is active, enthusiastic but also knows when to relax, organized, and patient.  Position is for the school year and a strong potential to go longer if nanny is interested.  Pay is $16-$20/hour.  

 

Family in Freeport is looking for a FULLTIME NANNY to start anytime between Sept-Dec for their 6 year old girl and 4 year old boy.  Both parents are physician’s with various rotating schedules.  The office will have a more clear idea on schedule come next month but am trying to summarize now what will be likely.  Mom works out of town for two weeks at a time, she will know her schedule a year in advance.  Other mom teaches every Tuesday and then about 6-7 twelve hour shifts/month; she will know her schedule one month in advance and can put in multiple requests for certain days off to accommodate any days nanny needs off.  They will need the nanny on average and guaranteed pay of at least 30 hours/week.  The earliest start time is usually no earlier than 7am and latest maybe 9pm.  Very rarely, maybe a couple of times a year they will need overnights.    Their son has a severe, life threatening allergy that the nanny will need to be aware of and follow the parents guidance with how to control his food safety.  The family follows the Waldorf teachings and emphasize no tv/electronics in the home and no iphones around children, outside play every day even if raining, they would love a nanny who likes taking adventures, is loving, likes to show affection, is playful, loves singing with the children, follows some routines, and is easy to work with as about half the time one parent may be around or in and out of the home.   Duties include getting the children to/from school, meal prep, laundry, planning creative activities,  imaginative play, reading, outside time, and dishes.  Pay is $14-$22/hour + paid sick/vaca/other.

 

Family in Yarmouth is in need of a PART TIME AFTERSCHOOL NANNY to start end of Aug/Sept for their 6 and 4 year olds.  Hours are Monday-Friday 2:30-6:30 for 20 hours/week.  They need help year round and the hours can stay the same. They would love for someone to become part of their family.  Duties include picking children up from school, planning afterschool activities, going to library, kids laundry, and giving kids a bath.  They have included an hour each day without kids being home to help around the house with organizing, packing lunches/emptying backpacks, grocery shopping, dishwasher, and tidying up.  They are looking for a nanny who is warm, outgoing, happy, genuinely loves children, takes initiative, and is okay with the mom working from home occasionally.  Pay is $18/hr + Paid vacation.

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