A Man in the Poynette/Portage area is seeking a caregiver to assist in caring for his wife who is wheel chair bound. His wife is of a sound mind. She needs minor assistance; no lifting required, with transferring to and from the wheel chair. She also needs meal preparation. She does not require help with eating. She is able to bathe herself with attendant assistance. No special medical treatments, procedures, medications, equipment, or injections needed. The schedule is completely flexible, but will require some 24 hour shifts in order to provide some respite breaks for her husband who has been her caregiver. The husband would be away at work for most of the time while the caregiver is present. The position is live-out, but they would be open to live-in for the right candidate. The home has a “mother-in-law quarters,” so that the caregiver would have privacy and personal time and space. The quarters has a television and internet access. The pay is negotiable and in the range of $15-$18/hour depending on experience, qualifications, and the right fit. This position begins asap.
A family in Madison is in need of a part-time nanny to care for their sweet, nine-month-old daughter. The days needed are Thursdays and Friday. The schedule needed would be 8am- 3pm and then every other week the schedule needed would be 6am-6pm. Occasionally, on the longer days, the nanny may be able to leave early if the father arrives home earlier from work. They are seeking a nanny that is very energetic, nurturing, knowledgeable, experienced with infants, positive, and on-time. They are also seeking a nanny that can engage their daughter in developmental and fun activities. They would like a nanny with great communication skills. The nanny’s primary duty will be the care of the baby. They would like a nanny that is proactive with things such as emptying the diaper genie when needed. They would also like a nanny that is able to keep the environment tidy, and one that would be willing to wipe down counters or vacuum the floor in the baby’s room and play area. The family has a friendly cat, so a nanny without allergies is needed. The pay is negotiable and in the range of $16 to $18 per hour depending on experience, qualifications, and the right fit. They are offering paid holidays and guaranteed hours of pay per week. This position begins asap.
A very warm family in Madison on the East side is seeking a nanny for their two children, ages 11 and 13. The youngest is a girl and the oldest is a boy. The schedule needed is Monday through Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm. The days and hours can be somewhat flexible, but they are generally looking for 7 hours per day, 4 days per week. During the day, the nanny will be home with the 11-year-old. She is home from school due to a health condition. She is currently undergoing rehabilitation and has some communication and physical challenges. Their daughter is also on the autism spectrum, but she is highly functioning. They do not require a nanny with experience caring for special needs children however. They are seeking a nanny that is supportive of their daughter, good at coaching their daughter, has a positive energy, and is consistent, is firm in expectations, and is good at setting boundaries. They are also seeking a nanny that is reliable, patient, responsible, caring, fun, and happy to engage in outdoor activities with the children, such as walks, going to the park, swimming, bike riding, and snowshoeing. The duties of the nanny include helping the 11-year-old maintain a regular routine at home, which would include engaging her in learning and physical activities. The nanny will be needed at times to drive the girl to some medical appointments, and also to make breakfast, lunch and snacks for the children. The nanny will be needed to help clean up the kitchen after meals also. The nanny must have a safe driving record and a safe vehicle. The nanny may also be need to drive the boy to activities or to pick him up from school at times. The family also has a very sweet and friendly 17 pound terrier that will need to be walked during the day. This can be done as an activity with the children. The family is Jewish and believe in holding the children to high behavioral expectations and manners. They provide positive reinforcement, coaching, and feedback to the children through respectful dialog. Usually a discussion is sufficient to make the changes needed. Rarely, a privilege is lost due to behavior but is an option for more serious issues. The pay is negotiable and between $17 and $20/hour depending on experience, qualifications, and the right fit. They are offering paid federal holidays off when the holidays land on a scheduled work day, gas mileage reimbursement, and guaranteed paid hours per week. This position begins asap. The position will continue until the beginning of the next school year. The position may potentially be extended further, but that will be determined at a later date.
A family in Edgerton is seeking a part-time nanny on Tuesdays and Thursdays to care for their sweet, baby boy, who will be 12 weeks old when the position begins . The schedule needed is 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They are seeking a nanny that is mature, reliable, nurturing, positive, adventurous, attentive, safety conscious, intuitive, and one that has previous experience caring for infants. The nanny’s primary duty will be the care of their baby and providing activities to help him meet developmental milestones. They would like a nanny that is very nurturing and good at keeping/establishing routines for the baby. The mom would also love it if the nanny could drive the baby to the mother’s work in downtown Madison during lunch one of the days. The nanny would be able to have that hour off paid. The family will also reimburse for gas mileage for that day. The family has a cuddly white lab and also a spunky cat, so the nanny would need to be comfortable with pets and not have allergies. The position is temporary with the potential of being extended longer term. The baby is on a waiting list for a daycare, and could potentially start in the summer. The family may consider keeping the nanny longer though if mutually agreeable. The pay is negotiable and around $15 or $16 hour. This position begins Tuesday, Janurary 29th.
A family in McFarland is in need of a nanny to care for their two school-age boys. The boys are ages 5 and 7. The schedule will be given to the nanny a month in advance. There are some mornings that the nanny will need to get the children ready and drive them to school in the morning; 6:30am-8am. Some days will have a split shift in which the nanny will need to return in the afternoon at 2pm and stay until 5:30 or 7pm. There are also some weekends that the nanny will be needed. Sometimes just for one days and occasionally for both. Those days are usually full days. (Please contact La Creme for more specific details in regard to the schedule. ) The family is willing to guarantee 20 hours of pay per week. Some weeks will be less than 20 hours of work, and some weeks will be around 26 hours per week. The nanny will be paid for the extra hours when it goes over 20 hours. The family is willing to split the position between two nannies. They are also negotiable on the hours, if a nanny needs more hours per week. They are seeking a nanny that is very reliable, mature, and willing to engage with the boys in fun and educational activities. The parents are not able to take off from work when the nanny is sick, so they need a nanny that is very reliable. They ask that if the nanny is ill that she would let the family know as soon as possible. They will attempt to find backup care. As long as they have the backup care for that day, then the nanny would be able to take off for the sick day. The boys love to play outside. They also love to play board and card games, and legos. The boys are also in some activities that the nanny would need to drive them to such as, karate, swimming, t-ball, and soccer. The family will provide a car for the nanny to drive with the children. The family has three small dogs, so they would need a nanny that is comfortable with dogs. The primary duties would be the care of the boys, driving them to activities, and playing with them. If the nanny would like additional hours, the family would be happy to offer additional household management duties for the nanny to have more hours, such as family laundry, grocery shopping, making some dinners, organizing, and various similar things. The pay is negotiable and in the range of $15-$17 per hour depending on experience, qualifications, and the right fit. They are offering paid sick days and paid holidays. This position begins late February/early March.
A busy family in Verona is in need of a nanny to care for their four children, ages 10. 9. 6. and 4. The oldest are boys and the youngest is a girl. The schedule needed during the school year is Monday 7am-9am and then 2:45pm-6:30pm M-F. They are open to having the nanny start before the children get home, if she would want to pick up the ordered groceries and put them away or start the laundry. It would be great if the nanny could be available on days when there is no school for the whole day, but not required. Occasionally, the schedule will need to go until 8:30-9pm if the kids have sports and/or one of us has a work meeting. If the nanny would like to stay with the family year round, the schedule will be full-time in the summer. The family is willing to pay for 30 hours per week year round if the nanny would prefer in order to make the pay more consistent year round. The duties of the nanny include: meeting the children after-school when they get off of the bus around 3-3:15, helping with homework, helping with household tasks as needed, providing a snack and then letting them run around and relax for a while. The children often have practice during the week so taking them to practices will be needed. The nanny will also need to pick up the youngest from daycare each day. Some days the nanny will need to pick up the youngest earlier from daycare when she needs to get to ballet or gymnastics. The nanny will also be needed to help the children with laundry and with doing their chores. The boys play football and basketball. One of the boys is very introspective and likes science and reading. The girl is in ballet and gymnastics. The family likes to swim, read, and play games. It is very important to the family that the children are respectful to adults and to others in their lives. The family are catholic. The boys attend religion class every Monday after school for an hour. As part of a big family, everyone has a role to play and needs to do their part. The children have to do chores and help out. They need help and need to be reminded to do this. They are seeking a nanny that enjoys being a nanny and appreciates the chaos that four children create. They would like the nanny to become a part of their family. They would like a nanny that is kind and fun loving who will learn and understand the uniqueness of each of the children and help them to grow as people. The nanny will need to have a clean and safe driving record and a safe vehicle. The family will reimburse gas mileage. The pay is negotiable and in the range of $15 and $20 per hour depending on experience, qualifications, and the right fit. This position begins early January 2019.
Part-Time Housekeeper/Personal Assistant in Middleton
A busy family in Middleton is in need of a part-time housekeeper/personal assistant. The family has a 12 year old daughter. The schedule needed is about 15-20 hours per week for a candidate willing to do house cleaning. The schedule can be somewhat flexible, except for when they need their daughter to be driven to after-school activities. The duties include running errands, driving their daughter to activities after school, laundry, ironing, and light meal preparation. House cleaning would be ideal, but is negotiable. They are seeking a candidate with an excellent driving record, The family has two cats, so someone who is not allergic to cats is needed. The pay is negotiable and in the range of $17 to $21 per hour depending on experience, qualification, and the right fit. Gas mileage will be reimbursed. They are willing to offer a guaranteed minimum of hours per week for the right candidate. This position begins asap.
A family in Verona is seeking a full-time nanny to care for their sweet, easygoing nine-month-old boy. The schedule needed is 9am-6pm, Monday through Friday. They are open to two nannies filling the schedule also. The main responsibility of the nanny will be the care and safety of the baby. They would like a nanny with previous infant experience. They also would like a nanny that is very reliable, dedicated, punctual, attentive to the baby, engaging, patient, and nurturing with him. They would like a nanny that talks with their son a lot and reads a lot of books to him, and does educational activities with him. A nanny that speaks Spanish or Chinese would be a plus, but not required. Also, they would love it if the nanny has some knowledge on the Montessori approach, but also this is not a requirement. They would like the nanny to help with keeping the baby’s environment picked up,and keeping his toys disinfected/cleaned as needed. The family has two friendly cats, so they would need a nanny that is okay with cats and doesn’t have allergies. The family is offering paid vacation/paid sick days. The pay is negotiable and between $16 and $18 per hour. This position begins asap.
A single mother in Castle Rock is seeking an after-school nanny to care for her two school-age children, a girl (13 years old) and a boy (11 years old). She is open to a live-in or live-out nanny. There is a private finished basement for a live-in nanny. The boy has allergies to animals and has asthma. The girl also has some food allergies. The mother is open to a live-in or live-out nanny. The nanny will be needed to pick up the children from school, drive them to and from activities, and make dinners. The typical schedule will be 2:30pm to 6pm, M-F. She is seeking a nanny that can be flexible in terms of her schedule. She would prefer a nanny that is college educated or a nanny who is a current student. She also needs a nanny that is responsible and comfortable driving children to activities. The mother would also love it if the nanny is available to work one evening per week, or one weekend day per week. The nanny may also be needed to travel with the family on vacations. The pay is negotiable, and is between $16 and $20/hour depending on experience, qualifications, and the right fit. The mother is open to providing a vehicle for the nanny to use during work hours, if needed, or to providing gas mileage reimbursement. 25 hours per week of pay are guaranteed. The mother is also open to adding morning hours if the nanny is needing more hours. This position begins asap.