Available Positions:

If you have already filled out an application with our Agency and are interested in any of our available 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 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

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FT Housekeeper/Family Assistant
Location: Brookline
Schedule: 3 days 9:30am-5:30am, 2 days 11am-7pm; Schedule is somewhat flexible, 35-40 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 3rd

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FT Nanny/Family Assistant
Location: Needham
Schedule: Monday/Wednesday, 6:30am-7:30pm and Friday, 6:30am-4pm; 35.5 hours
Children: 5, 7 and 9 year old boys
Duties: General childcare including engaging children in educational and age-appropriate activities, driving to/from school and activities, packing school lunches, 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 Family Assistant experience, clean criminal and good driving record. Family is ideally looking for a 3rd parent who can run the house and manage the kids while they are at work. Healthy cooking is preferred. 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: August 1st

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FT Nanny/Family Assistant (August or September Start)
Location: South End
Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 7:45am-6:15pm, Friday 11:30-5:30pm; 48 hours
Children: 3 years old
Duties: Childcare including driving child to and from school and other age-appropriate activities, family laundry, meal prep, and general tidying. Child is in school each day from 1-3:30pm, and will attend school 8:30am-12pm in the Fall. Household duties would be done while child is in school.
Requirements: 3+ years of Nanny experience, a clean criminal/driving record and a valid driver’s license. Family will provide car for Nanny to use while transporting child. Ideal candidate will be loving, active, proactive, and professional. Availability to stay late/arrive early as needed would be preferred. Occasional overnights required when both parents are traveling for work. Parking available and home is accessible via Back Bay T-stop. Family has a friendly Golden Retriever and a cat. Family would ideally like a long-term fit.
Compensation: $20-25 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick days, monthly stipend towards health insurance
Start Date: August/September

 

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FT Nanny/Family Assistant
Location:
Lexington
Schedule: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 12-8pm, Tuesday/Thursday 10am-6pm; Family has some flexibility with start/end times
Children: 4.5 year old and newborn expected in November
Duties: General childcare including planning activities, driving children to/from school and activities, meal prep, general tidying, family laundry, grocery shopping, packing lunches and running errands. Child will be in pre-school M-F, 9-4. Family has a cleaning person who does the heavy cleaning.
Requirements: 3+ years of Nanny experience with infants and school age children. Family is ideally looking for a fun, energetic Nanny who is maternal, imaginative, playful and flexible! Mom works part time and dad travels weekly for work. They are looking for a team player who will be a 3rd parent. Must be CPR/First Aid certified, have a good driving record and be willing to use own car to transport the children.
Compensation: $22-25 per hour (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays and paid sick/personal days.
Start Date: September

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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

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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

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FT Nanny/Family Assistant for 4 Year Old Twins (Fall Start Date)
Location: Newton
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 11am-7pm (Can be flexible on start time)
Children: 4 year old twins
Duties: General care of 4 year old twins, including driving to/from school and activities, family cooking, organization projects, running errands, grocery shopping and general tidying. Children are in school for a full day and family has a Housekeeper who comes 3x per week.
Requirements: 3+ years of Nanny experience with school age children. Family is ideally looking for someone who loves to travel and is willing to travel with them both domestically and internationally, is proactive, engaging, loves doing art projects and doesn’t mind helping out around the house. Must be comfortable with WFH parent and a stay-at-home Mom who is in and out of the house throughout the day. Nanny must have a valid driver’s license, clean criminal and good driving record. Family will provide a car and has 2 dogs and 1 cat.
Compensation: $23-25 per hour (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation and paid holidays.
Start Date: September or October, can be flexible

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FT Nanny 
Location: Back Bay
Schedule: Monday- Friday, 7:30/7:45am-5:00pm
Children: 2 and 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, and a valid driver’s license. Ideal candidate will be loving, warm, energetic, organized, and willing to take the children to activities throughout the day. Spanish-speaking, a plus! 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: $25-29 per hour, (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick days.
Start Date: July-September (start date is somewhat flexible)

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FT Nanny (ASAP)
Location: South End
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-6pm; Family is somewhat flexible with start time
Children: 17 month old boy
Duties: General child care including engaging child in educational and age-appropriate activities, taking to/from school and activities, meal prep for child, and general tidying.
Requirements: 3+ years of Nanny experience with a toddler, and experience with infants. Valid driver’s license is preferred, but not required. 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. Parking is available, and home is T-accessible via Back Bay station, and a car is provided for work purposes. Family has 1 chocolate lab. Mom works from home 1-2 days per week. Family is looking for a team player and a long term Nanny who will grow with their growing family!
Compensation: $21-25 per hour (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, and car provided.
Start Date: ASAP

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FT Nanny (September Start)
Location: Newton
Schedule: Monday- Friday 7:00am-4:00pm
Children: 11 months old (in September)
Duties: Driving child to and from activities, preparing child’s meals/snacks, children’s laundry, general tidying (loading/unloading dishwasher), and cleaning up after children/Nanny).
Requirements: 5+ years of Nanny experience with infants and toddlers, a clean criminal and driving record, and have a valid driver’s license. Must have safe and reliable vehicle to use for work purposes. Ideal candidate will be nurturing, active, enjoy planning age-appropriate activities in the community, and have some knowledge of Early Childhood development. Candidate must also be organized and reliable. Mom works from home 2-3 days/week in separate office area of the home. Family is looking for a long-term fit to grow with their family!
Compensation: $20-25 per hour (taxes withheld), 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays and paid sick days.
Start Date: September 3rd

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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

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FT Nanny 
Location: Brookline
Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm; Exact hours are somewhat flexible
Children: 1 and 3 years old
Duties: General childcare including taking children to and from activities, preparing meals/snacks for children, and general tidying (loading/unloading dishwasher, cleaning up after Nanny/children). Oldest child is in school M-F until 12:45pm.
Requirements: 3+ years of Nanny experience with toddlers, and experience with infants. Must have a clean criminal record. Ideal candidate will be patient, loving, and outgoing, and willing to engage children in educational and social activities. Family has a medium size, low-key dog. Some travel with family is ideal. Must be comfortable with work from home parents. Parking is available, and home is T-accessible via Green line, Longwood T-stop. Car provided during working hours, but home is easily walkable to activities in Brookline!
Compensation: $22-25 per hour, taxes withheld, paid vacation, and paid holidays.
Start Date: July/August

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FT Family Assistant/Housekeeper (September Start)
Location: Weston
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm
Children: 8 year old twins, 12 year old and 14 year old twins
Duties: Daily housekeeping including making beds, organizing, general tidying, restocking supplies, laundry and ironing. As well as running errands, light meal prep, assisting with driving children to/from activities, packing lunches and backpacks etc. Family has a cleaning company who does the heavy cleaning 2x per week and an Au Pair.
Requirements: 5+ years of Housekeeping experience, additional experience as a House Manager or House Assistant preferred, clean criminal and good driving record. Family is ideally looking for someone who is proactive, detailed, able to multi-task and has good energy.  Family will provide a car.
Compensation: $25-35 per hour, taxes withheld, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays.
Start Date: End of August/Early September

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