The Washburn Agency is a referral agency that specializes in Nanny and Domestic Staff placements in the Greater Boston Area. Our agency has been providing services to families in the Boston area and beyond for over a decade.

We know you’re busy, let our team of experts do the work for you! We take pride in offering the Families of Boston the best possible candidates for each position. Whether you are looking for a Nanny, Housekeeper, Personal Assistant, or House Manager we have the perfect candidate for you.

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We believe that the safety of the Families we serve is of utmost importance. Therefore, before being placed with a Family, each one of our candidates will undergo extensive background and reference checks, to ensure reliable and trustworthy service for our clients.

Upon selecting an applicant, we conduct an extensive background check which includes

  • Driving Record
  • National Criminal search
  • County Criminal search in each county applicant has resided in
  • Federal Criminal search

  • Social Security Trace
  • National Sex Offender search

Client Process

Our thorough client registration process ensures that we understand the expectations of each client and guarantee each candidate placement is a perfect fit for our clients. Upon completion of a registration form, each client will schedule a call with the Agency to discuss the job description. Subsequently, each client will sign a family/agency agreement and upon review, will receive candidate profiles via email. The clients will then have the opportunity to interview candidates of interest and schedule a trial day with each candidate. Once a verbal offer is given to the candidate, background checks will be submitted, payroll will be set up, and both the client and candidate will sign a written work agreement.

Our Guarantee

The goal of the Washburn Agency is to provide you with candidates that meet and exceed your household’s expectations. Should, for any reason, your experience not be to your liking, we offer our replacement guarantee. Our goal is to make the process of finding an incredible employee, who will become a part of your household, as easy as possible.