A busy Wellesley family is searching for a part time nanny/household assistant to begin ASAP! They have an athletic, kind 14 year old son who attends school during the day, plus a small dog who is very well behaved and a joy to have around the home.
The desired schedule for this position is M-Th, 5 hours per shift with the shift ending no later than 7pm. The family may be open to considering up to 25 guaranteed hours/week for the absolute perfect match, though 20 hours is preferred. Household duties include laundry and linens for two people, support with simple family meals (such as putting marinated chicken in the oven, chopping potatoes, tossing a salad, etc.), grocery shopping and other errands, daily dog walking and supporting some aspects of dog care (such as taking the dog to the groomers), organizational tasks, and general tidying throughout the day. Child-related duties include school pick up, facilitating the afternoon/early evening routine which includes heavy driving to and from sports, friend’s houses, and beyond, supporting sports by helping to organize equipment, homework supervision, and attending routine appointments.
Mature candidates who are proactive, organized, and fun but firm are the perfect matches for this household! Strong communication is truly valued by the family, plus an affinity for and track record of making sound judgement calls and using a safety-oriented approach. Both parents work largely out of the home. Candidates must be fully vaccinated, including the COVID vaccine.