Adventure Nannies

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Calling all true adventurers! A once in-a-lifetime live-in nanny position awaits you in beautiful Sitka, Alaska!

Calling all true adventurers! A once in-a-lifetime live-in nanny position awaits you in beautiful Sitka, Alaska!

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-AK-Sitka
Category 
Perm Placement

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Overview

Rainforests, tugboats, hiking and exploring awaits you in Alaska! A loving, engaging, and adventurous family of four is seeking a live-in nanny to join them in their home in the beautiful community in Sitka, Alaska.  In this role, you will work in tandem with mom and dad to provide wonderful care to their two-year-old and nine-month-old daughters. 

 

This family loves to be active and a candidate who is excited to spend weekends exploring the sea, traveling to forested cabins and hot springs, and being involved in a tight-knit and dynamic community will thrive in this role. Winters are filled with fun indoor activities even if the sun only rises for a few hours each day and you can expect to take the kids to gymnastics, toddler gym, swimming, music class, and much more to keep things exciting.  The family puts a high value on education, so this candidate will always be looking for ways to engage in educational play! 

 

The family is excited to find a candidate who truly wants to become part of the family.  Daily schedule will be mornings and afternoons Monday-Friday with a once a week evening shift with advanced notice for an expected 30 hours/week commitment.  The nanny will be invited to join the family on weekend adventures as desired, it is the true reason to live in such a gorgeous locale! Aside from hourly compensation, all living expenses will be covered.  The candidate will be invited to join the family for meals if desired, a nanny vehicle will be provided and private nanny accommodations including a private bathroom will be offered in the family's home.  Start date for this role: as soon as they find the right person! 

 

This position is open to all Adventure Nannies candidates who are legally able to work in the United States. Confidentiality, excitement for adventure, experience and knowledge of infant and toddler care are key for the chosen candidate.

Responsibilities

  • Childcare duties including (but not limited to) bathing, feeding, napping, and dressing 
  • Planning age appropriate educational outings and engaging children in educational play
  • Healthy meal prep, housekeeping and tidying
  • Provide a safe and warm environment for the children
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times 

Qualifications

 

  • Infant, pre-school, kindergarten, and/or experience in early childhood education  
  • At least 2 years of professional childcare experience – specifically with toddlers and infants
  • Enthusiastic about the amazing travel opportunity and experience traveling
  • Interest and focus on the children’s education
  • Lives an active, healthy lifestyle and is physically fit
  • A down to earth yet upbeat and positive sensibility
  • Organized and able to think several steps ahead
  • Must be energetic, active, and confident
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experience on boats and sailing a big bonus!
  • Strong swimmer
  • Willing to be trained on bear safety!