Available Positions:

If you have already filled out an application with our Agency and are interested in multiple positions, please contact us directly: employment@thewashburnagency.com.

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Backup Caregivers Needed- Flexible Hours- Greater Boston area

We are seeking experienced Nannies/Babysitters to work as part of our Backup Care team! Exact days/hours will vary, and are flexible, depending on your schedule. Responsibilities include general childcare, engaging children in fun and safe activities, and preparing easy snacks/meals for the children. The ideal candidate will have experience caring for children ages 0-14 years old, be CPR/First Aid certified, or willing to obtain, and must be willing to undergo a background check. Must be flexible and willing to travel in and around the Boston area, and able to provide references from 3 childcare-related positions! Preference given to those who have their own transportation and who can be consistently available 2 full days per week. Pay is $18/hour, taxes withheld.

If interested in joining our Backup Care Team, please contact us: employment@thewashburnagency.com


 

PT House Assistant/House Manager
Location: Belmont
Schedule: 12:30-5:30pm; Additional hours available weekly
Children: 17 year old
Duties: Meal-prep and family cooking (simple recipes), grocery shopping, errands, walking family dog, household laundry, light housekeeping, and kitchen clean up. Childcare includes school pickup for a self-sufficient 17 year old, occasionally driving to activities or appointments; school is 40 minutes from family’s home.
Requirements: 3+ years of Household Management/Assistant experience and Nanny experience, clean criminal and driving record. Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle to use for work purposes. Must be comfortable with driving and carpooling. Child has peanut allergy.
Compensation: $23 per hour, taxes withheld, 3 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays
Start Date: October

 

FT Nanny
Location: Back Bay
Schedule: Monday- Friday, 7:00am-5:00pm; Family can be somewhat flexible with end time.
Children: 2 & 4 years old
Duties: Childcare including taking children to and from school and activities, children’s laundry, preparing meals/snacks for children, engaging children in educational and age-appropriate activities, and organizing children’s play areas, toys, and clothing while children are in school. 4 year old attends pre-school M-F 8:30-1 (a 5 minute walk from the home). Family has a Chef and a Housekeeper.
Requirements: 5+ years of Nanny experience and caring for 2 children at the same time, and a clean criminal and driving record. Valid driver’s license required. Ideal candidate will be loving, warm, organized, and willing to take the children to activities throughout the day. Must be comfortable with a WFH parent (in a separate office away from main living areas). Parking available and home is T-accessible by Arlington St. T-stop. Family is looking for a long-term fit!
Compensation: $25-30 per hour, (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick days, and health insurance stipend.
Start Date: ASAP

 

FT Nanny (Start ASAP)
Location: Back Bay
Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 7:00am- 6:00pm, Friday, 7:00am-2:00pm
Children: 21 months old, 3, 8, and 10 years old
Duties: Childcare including taking children to and from school and activities, children’s laundry, preparing meals/snacks for children, engaging children in educational and age-appropriate activities, and organizing children’s play areas, toys, and clothing. 21 month old is home during the day and other children are in school full days.
Requirements: 5+ years of Nanny experience and caring for multiple children at the same time, college degree preferably in Early Childhood Education, a clean criminal and driving record. Ideal candidate will be loving, energetic, organized, and willing to take the children to activities throughout the day. Must be comfortable with stay-at-home mom who is in and out throughout the day. Travel with the family to the Cape over the summer is required. Home is T-accessible. No parking available.
Compensation: $25-28 per hour, (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick days.
Start Date: ASAP

 

FT Nanny (Start ASAP)
Location: Back Bay
Schedule: Monday- Friday, 7:30am- 5/5:30pm
Children: 1.5 and 3 years old
Duties: Childcare including taking children to and from school and activities, children’s laundry, preparing meals/snacks for children, engaging children in educational and age-appropriate activities, and organizing children’s play areas, toys, and clothing. 3 year old attends pre-school M-F until 12:00pm.
Requirements: 5+ years of Nanny experience and caring for 2 young children at the same time, and a clean criminal and driving record. Valid driver’s license required. Ideal candidate will be loving, energetic, organized, and willing to take the children to activities throughout the day. Must be comfortable with stay-at-home mom who is in and out throughout the day. Home is T-accessible. Family is looking for a long-term fit!
Compensation: $24-25 per hour, (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick days.
Start Date: ASAP

 

FT Housekeeper/House Manager (Start ASAP)
Location: Brookline
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm; There is some flexibility with exact schedule.
Duties: Daily maintenance and cleaning of 13,000 sq. ft. home, laundry, changing linens, meal prep, managing vendors, running errands, grocery shopping, and deep cleaning. Family has a part-time Housekeeper who assists with laundry and ironing.
Requirements: 5+ years of in-home Housekeeping experience, and experience working in a large home. Candidate must pay close attention to detail, be a multitasker, self-starter, and a team player, and have excellent communication skills in English. Preference given to those who enjoy cooking! Must have a clean criminal and driving record, be legally authorized to work in the US. Must have your own vehicle and parking is available. Option to Live-In.
Compensation: $25-30 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick days, health insurance stipend
Start Date: ASAP

 

Housekeeper/House Assistant (Start ASAP)
Location: Newburyport
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 11:00am-5:00pm
Children: 14 year old twins
Duties: Full cleaning of home including deep cleaning, daily organizing, laundry, ironing, changing linens. Meal prep, running errands, grocery shopping, and picking kids up at school.
Requirements: 5+ years of Housekeeping experience. Additional experience with teenagers preferred but not required. Candidate must be a multitasker, self-starter, and have excellent communication skills in English. Must have a clean criminal and driving record, be legally authorized to work in the US. Must have your own vehicle and be willing to use it for work.  Family has 2 Boston Terriers.
Compensation: $22-25 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays.
Start Date: ASAP

 

PT Personal Chef (Start ASAP)
Location: Winchester
Schedule: 1-2 days per week, 12pm-6pm; Can be flexible for the right candidate.
Children: 3 and 5 years old
Duties: Meal planning, grocery shopping (Whole Foods is very close by), and preparing family meals and some lunches.
Requirements: 5+ years of experience as a Personal Chef, formally trained, and able to prepare a diverse menu. Ideal candidate will be professional, organized, and able to work well independently. One child has a severe tree nut and fish allergy.
Compensation: $50 per hour
Start Date: ASAP

 

FT Housekeeper
Location:
Boston (Beacon Hill)
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm
Duties: Primarily for one individual with 4 family members (3 kids) who visit frequently. Full cleaning including deep cleaning and daily maintenance, family laundry, ironing, changing linens, occasional food prep, managing vendors, running errands etc.
Requirements: 5-10 years of in-home Housekeeping experience, and experience working in a large home. Candidate must pay close attention to detail, be a multitasker, self-starter, and have excellent communication skills in English. Ability to maintain confidentiality is of the utmost importance. Must have a clean criminal and driving record, be legally authorized to work in the US and be tech savvy. Home is T accessible and parking is available.
Compensation: $25-30 per hour, taxes withheld, 3 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays; Full benefits (medical/dental/vision/401k)
Start Date: ASAP

 

FT Nanny
Location: Wellesley
Schedule: Monday- Friday, 6:00am- 5:00pm
Children: 2.5 year old girl and a baby boy due in November
Duties: General childcare including driving children to and from pre-school and activities, engaging children in educational and age-appropriate activities, children’s laundry, and preparing bottles/meals/snacks for children. 2.5 year old will attend pre-school 3 day per week, and then 5 days per week in Fall 2020.
Requirements: 5+ years of professional Nanny experience, experience caring for two young children at the same time, and have a clean criminal and driving record (valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle is required). Ideal candidate will be energetic, loving, have some knowledge of early childhood development, and be professional and organized. Family has 2 small dogs. Family is looking for a long-term fit!
Compensation: $24-28 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick days; Stipend towards health insurance negotiable.
Start Date: January 2020 (Flexible to start before January)

 

PT Personal Chef
Location: Wellesley
Schedule: 8-10 hours per week, preferably 2 days in the afternoon/evening; Can be flexible for the right candidate
Children: 15 and 18 years old
Duties: Meal planning, grocery shopping, and preparing family meals.
Requirements: 5+ years of experience as a Personal Chef, formally trained, and able to prepare a diverse menu. Ideal candidate will be professional, organized, and able to work well independently. Mom has an allergy to Lobster.
Compensation: $50 per hour
Start Date: End of August/Early September

 

PT or FT Nanny
Location: Brookline
Schedule: Monday- Friday, 12:30pm-7/8pm; Family can be flexible on end time.
Children: 1.5 and 3.5 years old
Duties: General childcare including planning activities, driving children to/from activities, preparing meals/snacks for children, general tidying (loading/unloading dishwasher, cleaning up after children), and grocery shopping. Oldest child is in school each day until 2:30/3pm. Youngest will be in school each day until 12:30pm.
Requirements: 3+ years of Nanny experience with toddlers. Must have a clean criminal and driving record, and a valid driver’s license. Ideal candidate will be patient, loving, outgoing, and willing to engage children in educational and social activities. Family has a dog. Must be comfortable with a work from home parent. Family has parking available and home is accessible via Green line, Longwood T-stop.
Compensation: $20-25 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays.
Start Date: September

 

PT House Manager (September Start)
Location: Boston (Beacon Hill)
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 6:30am-2:30pm, Thursday, 12pm-8pm; Family has flexibility with the exact schedule.
Children: 4 and 7 years old
Duties: Maintaining the home on a daily basis, scheduling and overseeing maintenance personnel, servicing family vehicle, organizing, general tidying, restocking supplies, and assistance hosting events. As well as some laundry, running errands, light meal prep, assisting with driving children to/from activities, and packing school lunches. Family has a Chef (1x/week) and a Housekeeper (2-3x/week).
Requirements: 5+ years of House Manager experience required, and must have clean criminal and good driving record (valid driver’s license required). Family is looking for someone who is proactive, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and be an excellent communicator. Ideal candidate will be comfortable with some occasional childcare. Must be comfortable with a work from home parent. Family will provide a car to use during working hours. Parking is available, and home is also T-accessible via Green and Red line stops (Arlington or Charles MGH).
Compensation: $25-30 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays.
Start Date: End of August/Early September

 

FT House Manager/Housekeeper
Location: Brookline
Schedule: 3 days 9:30am-5:30pm, 2 days 11am-7pm; Schedule is somewhat flexible, 30-35 hours/week
Children: 3, 5, 7, & 9 years old
Duties: Daily housekeeping, family laundry, ironing, changing linens, organizing, restocking supplies, running errands such as grocery shopping and taking care of returns. Some family cooking (simple recipes) is ideal, light meal prep. Occasional driving/childcare for children.
Requirements: 5+ years of in-home Housekeeping experience, and comfortable working in a busy household and occasional childcare. Must have a clean criminal and driving record, and be legally authorized to work in the US. Candidate must be extremely organized, a self-starter, efficient, and able to work well independently.
Compensation: $25-26 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick days.
Start Date: September

 

PT House Assistant/Nanny
Location: Needham
Schedule: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 6:30am-5:00pm; About 30-33 hours; Flexibility to stay late as needed.
Children: 5, 7 and 9 year old boys
Duties: Driving children to/from school and activities, packing school lunches, general tidying, family laundry, running errands, grocery shopping, meal planning and preparing family meals, and meeting contractors.  Family has a house cleaner. Kids are in school from 7:45am-3 or 4pm.
Requirements: 3+ years of Nanny and Housekeeping/House Assistant experience, clean criminal and good driving record. Family is ideally looking for a 3rd parent who can manage the house while they are at work. Healthy cooking is preferred. Ideal candidate will be flexible, organized, and able to work well independently. Must be willing to use own car to transport children.
Compensation: $25 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation and paid holidays.
Start Date: September or October

 

PT Housekeeper
Location: Newton
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30/8-1:30/2pm; 28-30 hours; Guaranteed hours
Duties: Full cleaning of 15,000 sq. foot home; vacuuming, washing floors, dusting, family laundry and ironing, changing linens, deep cleaning, and light food prep such as chopping vegetables.
Requirements: 3+ years of in-home Housekeeping experience, and experience working in a large home with multiple children (no childcare involved). Must have a clean criminal and driving record, and be legally authorized to work in the US. Candidate must pay close attention to detail, and be professional, a self-starter, and have excellent communication skills in English.
Compensation: $25-27 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays
Start Date: ASAP

 

FT Nanny/Family Assistant (September Start Date)
Location: Wellesley
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 11am-7pm; Flexible to stay late as needed.
Children: 5, 7 and 9 years old
Duties: General childcare including planning activities, driving children to/from school and activities, preparing meals/snacks for children, general tidying, children’s laundry, making beds, and running errands. Family has a cleaning person who does the heavy cleaning.
Requirements: 5+ years of Nanny experience, a clean criminal and driving record, and a valid driver’s license. Family is ideally looking for a 3rd parent who is detail oriented, proactive, and organized. Car is provided during working hours.
Compensation: $22-25 per hour (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, paid sick days, and paid holidays.
Start Date: September

 

FT Toddler Nanny
Location: South End
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 11am-7pm
Children: 2.5 years old
Duties: General child care including engaging child in educational and age-appropriate activities, taking to/from school and activities, child’s laundry, meal prep and general tidying.
Requirements: 5+ years of Nanny experience with a toddler. Family is ideally looking for a fun, energetic Nanny who has good instincts and is knowledgeable of child development. Degree in Early Childhood Development and knowledge of Montessori philosophy preferred. Family would love for the Nanny to accompany them to the Cape for a couple of weeks in the summer, separate apartment will be provided. No driving required.
Compensation: $27 per hour (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays.
Start Date: ASAP