Calling all domestic staff employees! Magnolia Agency is a brand-new domestic staffing agency that works with families across the globe to provide full-service staffing needs for the modern home.
Magnolia Agency launched in 2017 as the sister agency of Adventure Nannies, which has been matching exceptional nannies and private educators with families everywhere since 2012.
We are currently accepting resumes for the following positions:
Household Managers / Estate Managers
Newborn Care Specialists
Executive Assistants / Personal Assistants
All candidates must be:
- at least 21 years of age or older
- legally permitted to work in the United States
- 3 or more years of professional, relevant experience
- able to provide 3 or more professional references
- professional demeanor and communication skills
- able to work well both independently and as part of a team
- able to exercise discretion and be trustworthy
Travel is at the core of Adventure Nannies, and due to the short turn-around times on travel and temporary placements and their extreme popularity among nannies, most of our travel opportunities are only broadcasted to a select group of nannies, infant care specialists and educators who make up our travel roster.
We are currently seeking additions to the travel roster! Not only will selected candidates be privy to otherwise unpublished temporary and travel positions, they will also be fast-tracked through our vetting process and be given a priority when applying for our other open positions.
We are currently seeking candidates for the travel roster who:
- are available and excited to travel both domestically and internationally from 1 - 6 weeks throughout the year
- are experienced with a wide array of age groups
- possess a current driver's license, passport and CPR certification
- have experience traveling on their own and with nanny families
- are down-to-earth, adventurous, flexible and work well on a team
- have an hourly rate of $15-$30/hr for travel and temp positions
- ability to swim and care for children in and around water, including swimming pools, lakes, rivers, and oceans
In addition to these base requirements, preference will also be given to candidates who:
- speak multiple languages
- possess a Bachelor's degree or higher
- have infant care certification and/or experience
- have teaching certification and/or experience
- possess familiarity with alternative education and parenting styles
- have special needs experience
A loving, dynamic, and adventurous family is looking for a nanny to join their family in a full-time, long-term position. The nanny will be responsible for a baby girl born in January of 2018 and work with the parents to encourage her to be a confident, polite and optimistic child. The family is not only looking for a wonderfully experienced candidate, but also someone who will be a wonderful, positive, and energetic addition to their family! They live in San Francisco and also travel frequently to their homes in Lake Tahoe, Montana, and Hawaii, and are also planning extended travel to Europe this summer.
You will be using your extensive newborn care experience to engage their daughter as she experiences the world and reaches developmental milestones. In addition to caring for this sweet girl while both parents are at work, you will be responsible for light household upkeep pertaining to the child, running childcare related errands and preparing meals for the baby. The family employs a housekeeper, part-time personal assistant, and a dog walker for their sweet pup. They are excited to find a candidate who can help maintain a clean and tidy home and a drama free environment! A valid driver's license, clean driving record, and the ability to navigate city streets is required for this position. The family will provide a nanny vehicle.
A candidate who is loving and kind, energetic, cultured and curious about the world, has strong communication skills, lives a healthy and active lifestyle, and has a team player attitude will excel in this role for years to come. The family is very active, interested in technology, and loves to travel. They are excited to find a candidate who brings that same excitement for life to this role!
The family is considering some scheduling options and is amenable to the right candidate's preference. They are currently considering having their nanny work Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm, with occasional date night, weekend and travel opportunities with advanced notice or hiring two nannies to work block schedules ranging from 4-7 days each. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and the family will provide healthcare, paid time off and additional benefits.
This position is open to all qualified Adventure Nannies candidates who are legally able to work in the United States with a valid passport.
A loving, creative family of three in Brooklyn is looking for an engaging full-time nanny this spring and summer to care for their one-year-old son. Both parents are professionals in the arts and will occasionally be working from home as you explore all that Brooklyn has to offer with their imaginative and joyful boy. The parents describe themselves as laid-back and liberal and enjoy going to parks, shows, museums and films, and value a nanny who shares their passion for the arts and the outdoors. The typical schedule will be 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday, and responsibilities will also include occasional grocery shopping, accepting deliveries, and formula and food prep for their son. The family travels often domestically for both business and pleasure, including a trip to the UK in July, and are looking forward to sharing their active lifestyle with the ideal candidate!
The family is paying between $15-$20 per hour DOE and will also provide a Metro card if one is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a knowledge in early childhood education.
This position is open to all Adventure Nannies candidates who are legally able to work in the United States, are within commuting distance of Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, and have a valid passport and infant/child CPR certification (or are willing to get certified prior to their first day of employment.)
The start date for this position is April 9th, and will continue through the end of August. The son will be going into daycare in the fall, so at this time the family is looking for a candidate available to commit to this 5-month temporary position.
We're excited to announce a new partnership between Adventure Nannies and Sitter. We would like to invite any nannies who have previously filled out our Candidate Profile and successfully passed a screening call to be part of this exciting new relationship. If you decide to participate, you will be available to both our clients and other families in New York City to be booked for short-term nannying and babysitting positions. We have been fans of Sitter for quite some time, and are delighted that they've chosen to work with us exclusively on their NYC roll-out.
In a nutshell, here is how the program will work if you choose to participate:
- You’ll receive booking requests from families in NYC and can accept or decline the booking. You'll be notified of families close to your home that match the requirements you've set out for the position.
- During the sit, get directions to the location and view the children’s important information (emergency contacts, allergies, etc.) directly in the app.
- At the end of the sit, you'll be able to check the final booking time to ensure you get paid the correct amount.
- You’ll be paid directly by the clients at an hourly rate of $20/hr + $1/hr per additional child + optional tips. The parent will be automatically charged within 24 hours. Your money will get deposited directly into your bank account.
If you are interested in this opportunity, live in or near NYC, and have already applied through Adventure Nannies and filled out our candidate profile in the past, please apply below and you will receive an email with instructions on how to get started. Due to the extensive time and costs associated with our vetting process, at this time we are only considering candidates who have already been partially or completely vetted.
A loving, busy family in Boulder is seeking a superstar nanny/household manager to join their team! The family has two children, a 13-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son, and the parents are lovingly divorced with a strong belief in co-parenting and live just a few minutes away from each other.
This is an ideal position for someone who enjoys wearing multiple hats and dislikes being bored! The position will be 27-30 hours per week and split equally between nannying and household management duties.
Nannying duties will include helping the kids with homework, driving them to and from activities and summer camps, planning active and creative activities with the kids during school breaks, and occasionally sleeping over in comfortable private accommodations at the father's house when he is out of town. This family is active and enjoys sports and the many outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer, so the ideal candidate can expect to spend time hiking, skiing, and being active with the whole family!
Household management duties will include preparing healthy dinners for the family 3-4 times per week, organizational projects at both households, assisting with laundry, helping the kids get their bags together for sports practices and games, grocery shopping, and occasionally meeting vendors (i.e. repair people, plumber, landscaper) at the homes. Both parents employ housekeepers, so no deep cleaning is required.
This family has worked hard to set up a respectful co-parenting arrangement that transitions seamlessly between both of their drama-free households and is looking forward to welcoming a new addition to their tribe! The family enjoys travel and both parents travel frequently, both with and without children, and are hoping to find someone well-versed in travel who enjoys it as much as their family does. There is a rescue cat that lives at the father's house.
This is an ideal role for someone who is proactive, laid-back, responsible, energetic, and comfortable with being around high-profile people. A strong preference will be given to Spanish-speaking candidates, as both children are currently studying Spanish in school. The start date is as soon as they find the right fit!
This position is open to all Adventure Nannies candidates who currently live in or very near Boulder, Colorado, are legally permitted to work in the United States, possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record, and own their own vehicle.
A busy, loving, and active family in Silicon Valley with 7-year-old and 2-year-old boys is seeking someone wonderful to join them as their full-time nanny Monday-Friday. These involved parents are dedicated professionals and view their nanny as a member of their family. They look forward to welcoming this candidate into their home with open arms! The parents truly value education and their nanny will get to spend lots of time exploring the world with their young charges and creating educational and engaging activities. In addition to all of this fun, the nanny will also be responsible for some assistance with homework, maintaining a weekly schedule, occasional errands, and simple meal prep. Someone who is warm, loving, and firm when necessary will excel in this role for years to come! A candidate who has experience with autism spectrum disorder and ABA techniques will excel in this role as their 7-year-old has some sensory challenges and will do well with a candidate who understands his unique needs and helps to set some wonderful boundaries. This family has had an Adventure Nanny in this role previously and she absolutely loved her time with the family. The schedule will typically be Monday-Friday 8am-7pm and changes to the schedule, along with overnights and travel opportunities, may be asked for with advanced notice. Guaranteed hours with overtime compensation will be offered DOE. Salary will be $70,00-80,000+/year depending on experience. Generous benefits offered including sick pay, 10 paid holidays, generous vacation days to be negotiated with their chosen candidate, and both discretionary and annual year-end bonuses. This is a live-out, full-time position for candidates who currently reside within a commutable distance of Los Altos, California. The candidate must possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and their own vehicle for use while working. The family will happily reimburse for all miles driven while working. The start date for this position is ASAP!
The dynamic Bay Area is booming and with that comes a major demand for experienced and elite nannies who are looking for their next great opportunity! Adventure Nannies is looking to speak with any candidates currently living in the Bay Area seeking to be part of our growing network. Our clients are some of the most influential and innovative movers and shakers of their communities, and offer highly competitive salaries, benefits and other forms of compensation, as well as global travel experiences and other adventures. You'll want to be part of our team when a once-in-a-lifetime position with one of these enigmatic families opens up!
Adventure Nannies is currently accepting applications for general consideration to respond to a tremendous surge of growth we have experienced in the Bay Area in the past six months.
Due to our extensive vetting process, candidates who are applying to Bay Area-based positions for the first time often lose opportunities to candidates who have already completed our application process. By entering yourself into this general pool, you will have a chance to complete our application process now to ensure that you will be a front-runner as new positions open up within the Bay Area.
If you have already applied for Adventure Nannies positions in the past and know an excellent nanny in the Bay Area who would be a great match for us, we are offering a $250 thank you gift to anyone who refers a candidate to us who is placed in a long-term position through our agency! Please tell them to let us know you sent them (they will have an opportunity to add your name while applying to the open call.)
We are currently seeking candidates with any of the following:
Bachelor's degrees or other advanced degrees
Familiarity or experience with Montessori, Waldorf, or other alternative educational methods
Infant care experience
Driver's licenses and clean driving records
Currently living or able to commute to: San Francisco, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley
Ability to travel both domestically and internationally with family
All of our Bay Area candidates must possess the following:
At least 3 years of professional childcare experience
Desired hourly rate between $25-$45
Currently living in or near the Bay Area
This opportunity is not open to relocation candidates.
A busy family of four who splits their time between Denver and an idyllic farm in Massachusetts is looking for a bright and experienced private educator to join their family and educate their 12-year-old daughter, who will be entering 7th grade in the fall.
The ideal candidate is experienced with teaching middle-school aged children and curriculum development. In addition to leading their daughter through the 7th-grade curriculum, this down-to-earth educator will also be tasked with planning educational outings and field trips in Denver and beyond and driving the daughter to and from sports and other after-school activities. This family loves the outdoors and would love to find an educator who enjoys sports, exploring, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and isn't afraid to get a little dirty on the family farm during trips to the East Coast! The daughter also loves animals, music, art and cooking and would love to sharpen her skills in the kitchen with this educator.
In this role you will be more than just a teacher and will also mentor the pre-teen, supporting her to build confidence and positive social relationships.
The family has three large dogs and two cats in their household and employs a housekeeper. They also plan to have horses, goats, and chickens at the farm and are hoping to find someone who enjoys their animals as much as they do!
They also have a 17-year-old son who will be a senior in high school this year, so your energy will be focused solely on the 12-year-old. The family is hoping to find someone who will be a positive role model in addition to an experienced teacher who will truly bond with their daughter. Someone who is energetic, nurturing and full-hearted who also has strong boundaries and discipline skills will excel in this role!
This position is live-out, and the family is happy to assist the right re-location candidate with finding separate accommodations in Denver if they would like. This position is open to all candidates who possess a current driver's license and clean driving record, a valid US passport, a love of spending time outdoors, and 5-10 years of teaching experience. Start date is the beginning of September, or sooner for the right candidate!
A creative and supportive family of four is looking for a kind, patient, nurturing, consistent nanny with a can-do attitude to join their collaborative happy household in Palo Alto, CA. This special someone will be looking after their four-year-old daughter and seven-year-old son while also pitching in with household and family assisting tasks.
This is a creative and lively household and the perfect candidate will feel the same about themselves! Both children are curious and energetic, love arts and crafts, singing, and learning. While helping out with tutoring their children is a bonus, the family is much more passionate about finding someone to help their children with their social, emotional, and character development. Consistency and communication is very important to this family! They are looking for someone to become a part of the family and to love and educate their children as they do. They hope to find someone with whom they can have an open channel of communication with where input can be shared comfortably in both directions.
On a typical day, after picking up one or both children from school you may drop them at lessons, find an adventure or activity outside the home, practice with the boy's band, or run out into the yard for a game of soccer. If both of the children are occupied or engaged in something else, the perfect candidate will jump in on family laundry, tidying up the kitchen, or running errands. Light meal prep will sometimes be needed, such as packing lunches for the kids. Occasionally they will have visitors and hope to find someone who can help out assisting caterers as well as watching over their guests’ children along with their own.
This family loves to travel and loves the outdoors. They typically travel one weekend a month along with several week-long trips throughout the year and are hoping that their future nanny will be able to accompany them on several vacations throughout the year.
This is a full-time live-out position with a 6-day-a-week schedule with Sundays off. The family is offering $30-$35/hour with room to grow, a health and phone stipend, PTO, and sick leave. A vehicle will be provided when with the family. They are hoping to find the perfect person to join their family as soon as possible!
A lovely nurturing family of five is seeking to add one more member to their family: an adventurous, fun-loving, and intuitive nanny who loves kids as much as they do! If you are a good communicator, team-player, and most of all have a deep-rooted love for children, this is the home for you. Based in Portola Valley, CA, this family’s number one priority is family. They are hoping they can find a nanny to care for their three children, two girls ages 8 and 5 and a 3-year-old boy, with patience, care, and excitement. They are hard working parents who want their children to grow up in a loving and nurturing home, and a nanny who is excited to be a part of and encourage their journey as they gain independence, confidence, and a love of learning, would be a perfect addition to their family. Aside from spending quality time with their children, this family hopes their future nanny will be comfortable with some light household tasks such as taking care of the children’s laundry, organizing their play area, running errands, prepping healthy meals for their children, and keeping the kitchen tidy after those meals. They have just returned from a 6 month trip around the world and want to keep that adventurous spirit going with occasional trips throughout the upcoming year and hope to bring their nanny along with them!
This family values education and is always looking for fun ways to involve their children in educational exploration. Someone who brings their patient, loving, and energetic spirit to this role will be a wonderful fit for years to come. The family would love to find a candidate who possesses a strong grasp of the Spanish language and can involve that in their day-to-day care, but it is not a prerequisite. A clean driving record and current driver's license, an excitement to become part of the family, and a true love of working with children is key!
This is a full-time live-out position with a M-F schedule of 48 hours a week with working hours falling between 8am-7pm most days. The family is offering $25-$30+/hr as well as paid overtime, sick days, two weeks vacation, and paid holidays. A nanny vehicle will also be provided. They are hoping to find the perfect person to join their family as soon as possible!
This position is open to all Adventure Nannies candidates who are legally able to work in the US, have a valid driver's license, and meet the qualifications for the role! The family strongly prefers candidates who are local to the Bay Area but may be open to relocation for the perfect candidate. The start date for this position is September 1 or as soon as they find the right fit!
We are working with an innovative, loving family in San Francisco seeking a warm, flexible and calm nanny to join their family and household team. The family is seeking both weekend nannies and full-time candidates who are local to the Bay Area.
These busy professionals appreciate a nanny who is ready to be part of the team and can bring their calm, loving, and flexible personality to the role. This opportunity to join a new nanny team in a fully-staffed home can be best described as informal, organized and efficient environment so a keen sense of teamwork and dedication to your role are key!
The weekly schedule will be rotating. The families travel with some frequency so a desire and willingness to jet-set is also a key for the successful candidate. You will be working with other household staff to provide loving and dedicated care to infant-aged children. Compensation is $30-40/hr including a comprehensive benefits package.
The ideal candidate will be familiar with the RIE philosophy and be able to demonstrate their extensive and recent infant care experience. Experience traveling as a nanny and working in a fully-staffed home would be appreciated, but not required. A calm, collaborative, and go-with-the-flow attitude is key!
This position is open to all Adventure Nanny candidates who live in the Bay Area, are legally able to work in the US, and bring an enthusiasm for their career as a nanny to the table.
To be considered for this position please submit to the position online. Should your profile and experience stand out as a match, we will in touch with next steps. Because of the highly competitive nature of this position, we cannot update each applicant to the status of their application. We appreciate your interest and energy!
A loving family in Denver is looking for a positive role model to support and engage with their 6-year-old girl. The nanny will run point on the afternoon and evening routine during the week, and occasionally travel with the family on holidays and weekends. During the day you will be asked to collaborate on family assisting tasks and errands.
The schedule will be planned out at least two weeks in advance an subject to occasional last minute changes. Most weeks the family will provide two consecutive days during the week off and occasionally also give the nanny Sunday off if they are not traveling. The nanny will be asked to work most weekends and will be scheduled in the afternoon and evening to help with after school routines and evening childcare.
A day in the life might include picking the child up at school and heading to lacrosse or swimming, planning a play date, or assisting with homework. The family values a health-conscious nanny who would prepare wholesome snacks and meals for their daughter, and include her in the meal prep process when appropriate! The nanny will assist with the evening routine, helping with bath and bedtime, and then ensure the child has everything laid out for the next day. The nanny will occasionally travel with the family or be asked to provide overnight care while the parents are away. The nanny will regularly be responsible for young cousins and playmates and a willingness to pitch into the team environment is required.
The family spends a lot of time near water and someone comfortable caring for children in the pool, lakes and open oceans is required. A clean driving record and current license is also a requirement. Preference will be given to candidates who are local to Denver or have some ties to the area.
The family is offering a guaranteed salary for flexibility, a full benefits package, and paid time off. This role will offer a lot of opportunity to grow with a wonderful family.
An innovative loving family of three is seeking an energetic, smart, and nurturing Mandarin and English-speaking nanny to join their family. This position is open to candidates anywhere in the United States who is natively fluent in Mandarin and proficient in English.
The candidate will join the family to engage and care for their bright and energetic soon-to-be 5-year-old daughter. Daily activities will include picking their daughter up from school in a provided nanny vehicle, planning and coordinating after-school activities, light meal prep, and the occasional errand or grocery shop. You can expect to spend your time enjoying the Bay Area while always looking for fun ways to incorporate educational exploration. The parents are busy professionals who sometimes work from home so a nanny who is ready to be part of the team and can bring their nurturing, kind, and flexible personality will excel in this role for years to come.
The family is offering a salary between $50-85,000+/year depending on experience. Healthcare, paid time off, and a nanny vehicle will be provided. The weekly schedule will be 40-50 hours a week with opportunity for additional shifts, overnights, and travel opportunities with advanced notice. Private and separate live-in nanny accommodations may be available for the right candidate.
This position is open to all Adventure Nanny candidates who are legally able to work in the US and bring an enthusiasm for their career as a nanny to the table. The family is happy to consider relocation candidates.
Head east of the mountains to live in scenic Lake Chelan, Washington! An amazing opportunity to live in a desert paradise where Washington's most beautiful lakes, hikes, skiing, and scenery awaits you!
Are you an experienced family assistant who thrives in a role where you can take ownership, work as a team with a loving and engaged dad, and inspire two teenage children while making a home run smoothly? A single-parent family that we have worked with before with a 15-year-old son and a 13-year-old daughter is looking for a full-time, live-out family assistant to join them ASAP!
In this role, you will work in tandem with Dad to take care of a bustling household and support the family in after-school activities, event planning, and most of all healthy meal preparation! The children split time between their parent's local homes, so you will help to take loving care and manage the children's busy schedules during their weeks at their father's house and assume a household manager role during the weeks they are not there. A candidate who is self-starting, is a jack-or-jane-of-all-trades, enjoys preparing meals, and is happy to jump in where needed will excel in this role for years to come!
During the "on" weeks you can expect to coordinate all things childcare related: drive to and from school to sporting events, coordinate pickups, help with homework, healthy meal prep, and all the other ins and outs with two busy teenagers! On the "off" weeks you will assume a family assistant role: grocery shopping, pet care for the family's dog, overseeing vendors, and overall household management.
This family relies heavily on someone who is a wonderful, healthy cook and meal planner. Prerequisite experience or training in a culinary capacity is desired, but being adept in the kitchen and a desire to hone your new skills will work as well. The dad is happy to sponsor cooking classes to sharpen up your skills.
The schedule for this live-out position will be full-time during the weeks where the children are at home Wednesday - Monday and part-time during the "off" weeks with Thursday-Sunday off with a guaranteed 64 hours per two week period. Compensation is generous and commensurate with experience.
This position is open to Adventure Nannies candidates nationwide who are legally able to work in the United States and are excited about the prospect of living in this gorgeous town. The start date for this position: as soon as they find the right person!
An exciting opportunity to utilize your background in maintenance and facilities is available with a dynamic and professional family in Silicon Valley. The family has multiple properties and is looking for someone with a minimum of two years of experience in the field to help support the maintenance team in general maintenance management.
In this role, you can expect to work closely with the family's household support staff to ensure this bustling home and family environment run smoothly. The successful candidate will not only possess excellent general maintenance, problem-solving, and teamwork skills, but a desire to be an efficient and collaborative member of a team. Security and confidentiality are paramount in this role and the candidate must exhibit their ability and background in upholding these values.
The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with all general maintenance activities as described below including a working knowledge of carpentry and a willingness to jump in where needed.
Hourly compensation is $30-40/hr and commensurate with experience. Other benefits such as health care and paid time off will be offered for the right candidate. The flexibility to travel to the family's multiple properties is key! General schedule will be Monday-Friday.
This position is open to all candidates nationwide who are legally able to work in the United States, possess a driver's license and a clean driving record. A certified background, at least three verifiable professional references, and proven experience in the maintenance field is required.
A family with two young children is looking to find two nannies to round out their team of caring and education-focused nannies in their fully-staffed home. The children are cousins, a 2.5-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy. The little girl is starting nursery school and the little boy will not be far behind. The family would love to find education-focused nannies who will engage these children on their paths to becoming little scholars!
These positions are for true professional career nannies who understand the dynamics of busy families, have great attention to detail and take pride in their work. The family has multiple fully staffed residences in the tri-state area, including Alpine, Manhattan, and the Hamptons. This position will offer tremendous opportunities for growth and longevity for the right person.
The position is 4-days live-in, with a daily schedule from 7am-~8pm and then 4 days off. During your days off the family prefer the nannies live out, allowing for time to relax and recharge. Comfortable private accommodations are provided when you live-in, as well as transportation to whichever location the family is at.
The family is offering a very competitive hourly wage which reaches ~$90K/year, a full health care package, and annual bonuses.
You must have a valid driver's license and passport for this role. A nanny vehicle will be provided.
This opportunity is open to relocation candidates - however preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the tri-state area. The family is looking to find the right people as soon as possible.
Your dream classroom awaits you as you travel to New Zealand, SE Asia, South America and Costa Rica with an engaging and adventurous group of two families with five preschool to elementary-aged children. This adventure begins in February and ends in June of 2019 and the families are excited to find two wonderful educators to join them on this exciting journey. The students in your mobile classrooms will be a preschooler, first grader, 2 third graders, and a fifth grader. These two families hail from California and Chicago, travel often together and have been planning this great getaway for over a year! In this role, the educators will draw on their classroom, tutoring, and private education experience to research and develop a curriculum that utilizes their surroundings to make for a memorable semester abroad. The family is looking for two candidates who possess different areas of expertise, who can work together to support their adventurous students:
- A candidate who can has an elementary education background and can build from an online curriculum to meet academic milestones.
- A candidate who has a background in Montessori philosophy, early childhood education experience, and comfortability taking on some childcare responsibilities in addition to their role as a preschool educator
The family will provide a framework of academic milestones to be met for the students ranging from preschool to 5th grade, but will leave the coursework, lesson planning, field trips, and experiments up to their educators! This is a wonderful opportunity for active, adventurous, self-starting and positive educators. Candidates who have experience traveling as an educator or childcare provider will do very well in this role and will be given preference. Having a good sense of surroundings, flexibility to meet challenges and opportunities as they arise, and an eagerness to be an integral part of the team in this memorable experience will be key! A candidate who possesses a working knowledge of the Spanish language would be a big bonus! Compensation is generous and commensurate with experience with room and board, travel expenses, paid time off and health benefits provided. The candidates will have private and shared accommodations at all destinations and the family will be excited to work with their private educators to set a weekly schedule that provides structure while allowing for the fluidity of life on the road. This is a full-time private educator position for two candidates with availability from February through June of 2019.
A wonderful, bustling, and dynamic family of six in Palo Alto, CA is looking for a detail-oriented and self-starting family assistant to join their family. The family is excited to find a candidate with a proven track record of working in private homes to support the family and household as a whole. Someone who can pick up on the ins and outs of how the home runs, be comfortable filling some childcare responsibilities, find ways to fine-tune processes, and take ownership of their role will excel in this position for years to come. Your daily schedule might consist of booking travel, managing vendors, overseeing day-to-day logistics, event planning, and owning tasks such as grocery procurement, vehicle upkeep, airplane scheduling maintenance, sending and receiving mail, and other general daily, weekly, monthly, bi-monthly tasks that support the home as a whole. The family has homes in Ireland and Tahoe and will rely on this person to help with management of those properties. Other days will include helping to coordinate the kid’s schedules, pick ups, drops offs, and general childcare responsibilities. This is a dream position for candidates that truly thrive in a busy environment who can anticipate needs and find ways to make life run more smoothly! In this position, you will work side-by-side with mom and dad, the family's full-time housekeeper and live-in nanny to create a system that works well and supports everyone. The family has four children who are newborn through elementary aged and a candidate who is happy to work with this loving and fun bunch with the flexibility to jump in with childcare coverage will be greatly appreciated. After a few transitional weeks of learning the family's routines and structure, the family assistant will be expected to jump in and take ownership of their role. A successful candidate will be a wonderful multi-tasker, tech-savvy, and a self-starter. Applicants with the demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of a busy home, be a loving and nurturing addition to the family, maintain confidentiality and discretion, and be a team player will thrive in this role. Hourly compensation is generous and commensurate with experience. The weekly schedule will be Sunday-Thursday with guaranteed weekly hours and the opportunity for additional hours with advanced notice. Paid time off, sick days, and additional benefits will be offered for the right candidate. Opportunities to travel with the family to their home in Ireland and beyond will also be offered with advanced notice. This position is only open to applicants who are local to the Bay Area. Applicants must also possess a valid driver's license, current passport, and a minimum of 2 years of professional in-home experience.
Do you know baby sign language? Have you helped newborns take their first bottle and introduced infants to their first solid foods? A loving and growing family in San Francisco is looking for an expert nanny to join them in October 2018. Their baby will be five months old when the position begins and the family is hoping to find someone who will grow alongside them for many years to come!
The new parents are looking to find someone who will be a knowledgeable collaborator in creating a nurturing environment for their child. They appreciate candidates who have a great working knowledge of developmental milestones and engaging ways to help children reach them. They are also excited to teach their baby sign language and would like a candidate experienced teaching infant sign language. Candidates with fluency in foreign languages including Mandarin, Spanish and French will also be valuable to this family.
This is a high profile family who values privacy and discretion. Someone who pays very close attention to detail and who is very safety conscious will do well in this role, as the safety and security of the baby and family are paramount. In this role, you will work with the family's team both in the home and through their offices. This will be a very rewarding opportunity for someone who is interested in investing in a long-term position where they can build a lasting relationship with the family and their community.
This position will typically be 40 hours a week with a flexible schedule and will provide for occasional overtime opportunities. This position will provide plenty of opportunities to travel both internationally and domestically with the family. The family is offering a full benefits package and an opportunity for plenty of growth within the role!