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Nanny FT – South Florida Hillsboro Beach, FL Reference #1013E Professional Salary
South Florida family with secondary residences in Minnesota and Wisconsin requires a full-time, long-term elite Nanny for their three children ages 7 years, 5 years and 8-months, sole and shared care role. Duties will include childcare, maintaining a nanny log, diary management, engaging children in age appropriate activities. Travel will be at 30%, domestic and international. Pets; two dogs. Candidate should be active and fit, enjoy being outdoors with children in all seasons. Minimum of five years Nanny experience, college degree, experience working in larger estates, well presented, discreet with ability to work as a team. Fully staffed household. Monday to Friday 40 hour work week. Benefits: PTO, Paid Holidays, Health Insurance. Immediate Start Date.

Household Manager/Nanny FT – Chicago, IL Reference #1012 $75,000 - $85,000 Annually
Chicago family is seeking a long-term organized, and responsible Household Manager/Nanny for their three children. Duties will include engaging children in age appropriate activities, transportation using family vehicle, travel, vendor management, clerical duties, schedule management and coordinating travel. A minimum of five years HHM/Nanny experience in a similar role, infant care experience, prior travel nanny experience, college degree, clear driving record, CPR certification, flexible schedule to accommodate travel and excellent childcare references required. Travel will be required at 25%, domestic and international. Fully staffed household. Hours will be Mon-Fri 40 hour work week and occasional weekends. Benefits; PTO, Paid Holidays and Health Insurance Contribution. Immediate Start Date

Laundress PT, St Paul, MN Reference #1011 $30.00 per hour
St. Paul family requires a part-time Laundress for their family of six. Family laundry and linens, specialty handwashing, ironing, and maintaining organized wardrobes. Minimum of five years experience in a similar role, experience with couture wardrobe, caring for fine fabrics, linens, silks, cashmeres, children’s clothing, school uniforms and excellent references required. Professional laundry equipment with multiple washer/dryers. M/W/F 8:00am-2:00pm. Benefits; Paid Holidays and PTO. Immediate Start Date

Governess PT – Minneapolis, MN (Kenwood) Reference #1010 $35.00 per hour
Kenwood area family is seeking an experienced Governess for their 14 year old daughter. Focus will be on education, tutoring, homework assistance, teaching etiquette and manners by example and organizing educational activities. Candidate will have a minimum of five years experience in a similar role, college degree with education background. Monday - Thursday 4:00pm-8:00pm. Benefits; Paid Holidays. September through end of May 2020.

Mother’s Helper – Edina, MN Reference #1009 $18.00 Per Hour
Edina client is seeking a part-time Mother’s Helper to assist in caring for her 18 month-old daughter. Shared care role with work from home parent, duties to include childcare, child’s laundry and light housekeeping. Minimum of two years childcare experience and CPR certified. Pets; 1 cat. Mon-Fri 1:00pm-6:00pm. Immediate Start Date

Nanny FT – Minneapolis, MN (Kenwood) Reference #1008 $22.00 per hour
Kenwood couple seek an experienced warm, patient Nanny, having initiative and being energetic to provide care for their 15 month old son, sole charge role. Duties are childcare focused, with laundry for child and meal prep for family dinner 2-3 times per week. Nanny must be confident to focus on age appropriate educational activities, following established routines, aware of child development milestones and able to implement an age appropriate activity plan for child. Minimum of five years Nanny experience, CPR certification and excellent childcare references required. Family employs a Housekeeper. Mon-Fri 8am-4pm. Benefits: PTO, Paid Holidays, Health Insurance Contribution. November Start Date.

Housekeeper FT – St. Paul, MN Reference #1007 $25.00 - $28.00 per hour
St. Paul family of six require a full-time professional Housekeeper for their busy household, 10,000sf residence. Duties will include daily housekeeping, deep cleaning projects, laundry with ironing, linen changes, weekly menu planning, preparing healthy child friendly meals, vendor management, personal shopping, holiday decorating, errands, provisioning and pet care; 2 small dogs. Experience with care and maintenance of fine linens, china, silver and specialty surfaces required. Fully staffed household, experience in larger estates preferred. Minimum of 5 years formal domestic housekeeping experience, driver’s license, discreet and well presented in appearance. Mon-Fri, 40 hrs. Benefits: PTO, Paid Holidays. Immediate Start Date.

Nanny FT- Minneapolis, MN Ref# 1006 $1,100.00 per week
Kenwood area family is seeking a long-term, warm and caring Nanny. This will be a sole childcare role providing care for 19- month old and 2-month old. Duties are childcare focused and will include following daily schedules, routines and creating a stimulating, nurturing and safe environment. Requirements; 5 years child care experience with infant care experience in a private residential setting, college degree, CPR certification, and excellent childcare references. Parents occasionally work from home. Monday to Friday 8am-6pm, 50 hour work week. Benefits; Vacation & Sick pay, Paid Holidays. Immediate Start Date

Nanny FT - Fort Lauderdale, FL Ref #1005E $25.00 per hour
Ft. Lauderdale family is seeking a full-time Nanny beginning mid-October for their 12 month old daughter. This will be a sole charge role, duties will include following daily routines and creating a safe, stimulating, nurturing environment, nursery duties and travel 3-5 weeks annually. Requirements; 5 years nanny experience with infant care experience, travel nanny experience, college degree and CPR certification. Monday to Friday 8:00am-4:00pm. FT Housekeeper on staff. Benefits; PTO, Paid Holidays, Healthcare Contribution

Nanny FT - Excelsior, MN Reference #1004 $25.00+ per hour
Excelsior based family is seeking a long-term, proactive, Nanny for their four children ages 5.5 years, 4 years, 2 years and 2 month old. This will be a sole charge and occasional shared care role with one stay at home parent. Duties in addition to childcare include assistance with transportation to/from school and preschool, children's laundry, maintain organized play areas & children's bedrooms, cooking lunches for children. Housekeeper on staff, semi-formal household. Family vehicle provided for transportation. Candidate should enjoy being active outdoors in all seasons and confident swimmer. Candidate will have five+ years Nanny experience with proven experience caring for children of similar age including infant care, college degree, (degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development preferred) CPR Certification, current with vaccinations, and clear driving record. Hours will be 38-40 per week, 4 days a week 7:30am-5:00pm average, family is flexible with days/hours. Benefits; PTO, Paid Holidays, Healthcare Contribution. Immediate Start Date

Housekeeper/Family Assistant FT, Naples, FL Reference #1003E Salary, $30.00+ per hour
Naples client requires a long-term professional housekeeper/ family assistant for their estate. Duties will include daily housekeeping, deep cleaning projects, serving of meals (silver service experience preferred) wardrobe management, laundry with ironing, personal assistance to the Lady of the house, personal shopping, holiday decorating, assist with entertaining to include reception of guests and service at table, errands, provisioning, pet care; 1 dog. Experience with care and maintenance of fine linens, china, silver and specialty surfaces required. Candidate will have a minimum of 5 years formal domestic experience in a similar role within 5 star homes/hotels, silver service experience, VIP experienced (preferred), driver's license, courteous, discreet and well presented in appearance. Mon-Fri, 40+ hrs. and occasional weekend and holiday hours. Candidate must be seeking long-term employment, with long-term work history, excellent work references, and confident working in a fast paced environment. Candidate must agree to complete background check, sign and adhere to confidentiality agreement. Full-time Estate Manager employed. Benefits: PTO, Paid Holidays, Healthcare and 401k Option. Uniform provided. Immediate Start Date.

Lady's Maid Live-in - Naples, FL Reference #1002E $65,000 Annually
An experienced Lady's Maid is required for our client based in Naples, FL, with secondary residence in New York, NY. Duties; responsible for wardrobe management to a very high standard, laundering, dry cleaning, mending, ironing, create and update a detailed wardrobe inventory, personal shopping and errands, assist with daily dressing routines, including laying out clothing options, jewelry, etc., knowledge of crease-proof packing techniques, liaise on daily basis with the household staff. Candidate will have a great sense and understanding of style and be able to meticulously select appropriate outfits. Minimum 10 yrs. previous work experience in a similar role within 5 star homes/hotels, cosmetology background, highly organized, discreet and clear driving history. Candidate must agree to complete background check, sign and adhere to confidentiality agreement. Benefits; PTO, Paid Holidays, Health Insurance and Vehicle. October Start Date.

Chef Live-in, Palm Beach, FL Reference #992 Salary D.O.E.
Palm Beach couple in need of a live-in FT Chef, short-term placement October 2019 – April 2020, the home is occupied 6 months of the year. Three daily meals for two adults and also occasional visiting family and guests, holiday dinners and up to 20 for dinner parties, healthy diet, spa cuisine using fresh high quality ingredients. Duties will also include menu planning, budgeting, all food shopping, silver service, and preparing daily meals for staff. Minimum of 5 years private residence experience, culinary certification and excellent references. Candidate must agree to complete background check, sign and adhere to confidentiality agreement. This is a fully staffed household with separate onsite private staff accommodations. 50 hour work week, Monday to Saturday. Local Applicants Only Please.

Household Manager with Childcare – Wayzata, MN Reference #991 Professional Salary
Returning agency client is seeking an organized, professional Household Manager for their busy home and two school age children, 8,000sf residence. Duties will include childcare with transportation, staff and vendor management, diary management, clerical duties, daily graces, errands, shopping, light housekeeping, meal prep and cooking family dinners (occasional), couture wardrobe management for Principals, vehicle valet, holiday decorating, assist in event planning, and travel arrangements. Candidate will have five years experience in a similar role within a private estate, childcare experience, college degree, resourceful with knowledge of local area, highly organized, flexible schedule, well presented, possessing excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. 40 hour work week, Mon-Fri with occasional weekend hours. Benefits; PTO, Paid Holidays and Healthcare Contribution. December Start Date.

Household Manager PT - Edina, MN Reference #986 $28.00+ per hour
Returning agency couple in need of a part-time Household Manager with cooking. Duties will include vendor management, light housekeeping, laundry, errands, meal planning with grocery shopping, cooking and personal shopping. Once per week housekeeper employed for deep cleaning. Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role with advanced cooking skillset and excellent references required. Client is flexible with hours, either M/W/F or M-F with 15-18 hours per week. Nov/Dec Start Date

Nanny PT - Wayzata, MN Reference #981 $22.00+ per hour
Wayzata client is seeking a punctual, calm, and routine structured Nanny for their 10 month old daughter. The family employs a full-time daytime Nanny. Duties will be child focused, engage child in age appropriate developmental activities, maintain a daily nanny log, and coordinate care with daytime Nanny. Minimum of two years Nanny experience, strong swimmer and CPR required. Monday-Friday 3:30pm - 7:30pm with flexibility for occasional later hours agreed in advance. Benefits: PTO, Paid Holidays Immediate start date.

Household Manager/Nanny FT– Edina, MN Reference #977 $25.00 per hour
Edina family of five requires a Household Manager/Nanny for their busy household and children ages 17 yrs., and 13 yr. old twins. Duties will include, childcare, schedule management, transportation for children from school and activities, teaching proper etiquette by example, vendor management, daily graces, errands, shopping, light housekeeping, organizational projects, menu planning with meal prep and cooking family dinners 2-3 time per week. Vehicle required, mileage reimbursement provided. Candidate will have five years experience in a similar role, CPR Certified, clear driving record, and college degree. Pets; small dog. 40 hour work week, 9am-6pm or split shift 7am-10am and 1pm-6pm Mon-Fri. Benefits; PTO, Paid Holidays and Healthcare Contribution. Immediate Start Date.

Property Caretaker PT - Minneapolis, MN (West Metro) Reference #970 Salary $30.00+ per hour
West Metro client is seeking a part-time, long-term Property Caretaker for their residence. Lawn and landscape maintenance, snow removal, pool maintenance, carpentry, basic plumbing and electrical. Minimum of 5 years property caretaker experience, Arborist experience, ability to lift 50 pounds. Two days per week, 8:00am-4:00pm. Immediate Start Date.

Tutor Chinese Language - Minneapolis, MN Reference #967 Professional Salary
Minneapolis based client requires an experienced tutor with a background in Child Development for their 1.5 year old daughter. Focus will be on the following: Chinese Mandarin, music, art and creative play. Tutoring sessions will take place in the family home or during off-site activities at the park, library, zoo, etc. The child's Nanny will be present, accompany on outings and provide transportation . 1 - 2 days per week. Immediate Start Date.

Nanny PT- Northfield, MN Reference #964 $22.00+ per hour
Northfield family is seeking a long-term, part-time Nanny their two children ages 6yrs., and 20 mo. Childcare will be sole responsibility with parents who work from home. Duties will include engaging children in age appropriate activities, transportation to/from school, preparing healthy meals and snacks, and laundry for children. A minimum of three years nanny experience caring for toddlers and school age children, experience working alongside work from home parents preferred, CPR certification and excellent childcare references required. Monday to Friday 25-30 hours with occasional weekends. Benefits; PTO. September Start Date

Nanny - Wayzata, MN Reference #943 $20.00+ per hour
Wayzata family is seeking a Nanny with housekeeping assistance for their three children ages 4 years and 2 year old twins. Childcare, laundry, light housekeeping and cooking. Duties will be shared with family's full-time daytime Nanny. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and proven experience looking after children of similar age; engage children in age appropriate academic as well as physical activities. CPR certification and minimum of 5 years nanny experience with twin care experience (preferred), excellent long-term childcare references required. Candidate must be comfortable working alongside stay at home Mother. Hours will be 28-30 per week 3pm-8pm, with occasional weekend hours, flexible schedule required. Benefits; PTO, Paid Holidays. July Start Date