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NEW FULL-TIME PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITION IN PARADISE VALLEY, $25-$30/HR, ASAP!

Scottsdale Rd & Jackrabbit:  This wonderful professional family in Paradise Valley is seeking a stellar reliable full-time personal assistant for a full-time schedule M-F from 9AM-5PM. They are desiring a longterm commitment of preferably 3-5 years with growth and advancement potential.   They have a casual, fast-paced atmosphere in their home.  Mom and their two sons (ages 3 and 5) will be present at home when they are not at school or in afterschool activities.  Mom is very hands on with the boys and the parents drop them off and pick them up from school so minimal care for the boys will be needed. (occasional assistance may be asked for 1 -2 hrs while Mom runs an errand or has an appointment) Mom is a residential real estate agent so she is in and out of the home for the most part or works in a home office. Dad is president of his company.  Every day and every week may be a little different depending on what the family has going on so flexibility is needed to adapt to their day to day routines although the schedule is consistent.  No evenings are needed.  When the family is out of town, the PA would check on the house, collect packages, etc. Ideal candidate is a personal assistant / household manager who is able to run weekly errands for the family such as (grocery runs, dry cleaning, washing their vehicles, gassing vehicles, dog grooming appointments,  vet appointments , shoe shining, and any other personal errands that may come up and handle bookkeeping /admin tasks. Other duties include keeping the fridge stocked with drinks, making sure the pantry is stocked with all their children’s snacks, getting the mail, taking out the trash weekly, and light tidying when needed. Also included in this job will be managing the home (scheduling contractors for repairs, Christmas light installation, assisting planning birthday parties, planning trips/ travel arrangements, etc. The family owns several investment homes in the Arcadia lite and South Scottsdale area so being the main contact for property management will also be required for this position as well as tracking all property management expenses and family expenses spent each month. They have a home in Flagstaff so PA must keep track of the running expenditures. The PA will be the point of contact for all tenants in the rental properties and assist with their needs and scheduling maintenance issues / repairs, etc.   Driving is required and gas mileage is reimbursed. They have a cleaning crew that comes every Monday. Their current PA has been with the family for 15 months and she can vouch for what an amazing family they are to work for and that they value quality help and are very accommodating, generous and appreciative.  She is leaving the position because she is starting a family of her own and she is assisting in the interviewing process for her replacement.  Their previous PA was employed with them for 5 years. Pets: one Bernese Mountain dog puppy.  Covid-vaccination is not required. Bonus.  Paid Vacation.  Paid Holidays.  Health Insurance.  Compensation:  $25-$30/hr.  Interviewing now. Position starts ASAP. (REF#TKPV)

 

***To apply to this position, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#TVPV in title.***

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Scottsdale Nanny

NEW FLEXIBLE FULL-TIME NANNY/HOUSE MANAGER POSITION WITH TODDLER IN SCOTTSDALE, $25 – $28/HR, ASAP
Thompson Peak Pkwy & Frank Lloyd Wright: This wonderful returning professional family of ours has a 7 year old son and a 2 year old toddler girl and they are seeking a proactive, flexible career nanny to join their household for a flexible full-time schedule to care for the toddler. The typical schedule is M-F from 7-5 or 8-6 OR M-TH 10 hour shifts 8-6 or 9-7 with some flexibility (to stay until 8 for the 7 year old’s activities on occasion). Guaranteed payment for 40 hrs per week. They are desiring a nanny with excellent toddler experience. Their 2 year old daughter is a very laid back easy-going toddler. She’s their angel baby,  is an excellent sleeper, is a very clever kid, loves to laugh, is extremely playful, talking in full sentences already , likes to do things like baking cookies and muffins, takes a music together online class, loves playing outdoors, and takes one long nap a day,  typically from 10:30 – 1 or 2PM and she goes to bed at 6:30PM. She also understands Spanish. Primary care for the toddler will be in the home and outdoors in their backyard and neighborhood.  They have a newly renovated playroom stocked with Montessori toys and activities and their neighborhood has 2 very nice pools and multiple playgrounds (McDowell Mountain Ranch).  She is taking swimming lessons on Sundays. Their 7 year old son is in 2nd grade and he goes to school at Basis Scottsdale Primary West and leaves the house by 7AM and gets picked up at 3:30 PM. He is a very smart boy and is described as being the “newscaster” of the family – always sharing knowledge and information and announcing what’s going on. He loves to watch animal shows, craves attention, and the most consistent regime works the best for him. The nanny will not have much interaction with him during the school year since he goes to school but Will pick him up from school daily and take him to activities (currently he has Akido at 4:30 on Tuesdays, basketball at 6:30 on Thursdays) . Dad is a lawyer and works from home. Mom is a physician at Mayo Clinic. The family is very Covid-cautious. Mom and Dad have been vaccinated and boosted and the children have completed their vaccination.  Covid vaccine and boosters are mandatory.  Nanny must be willing to take a home COVID test 2-3x per week (these are provided by the family and taken during paid hours. They have the Nanny take the test upon arrival and do house management duties while the test is pending before they take over child care.) Nanny will prepare the kids’ meals and also simple family meal prep is desired. 3 times a week the family uses Green Chef for their meals so preparing dinner during nap time is desired. Mom likes her time with the toddler in the morning and doesn’t leave for work until 8:15  so the nanny’s day would start between 8:00 -9AM. Occasional weekend availability is also desired since the Mom is on call 12 weekends a year although weekend availability is not mandatory, an occasional weekend shift as needed would be a perk.  The weekend availability is secondary to the M-F schedule. Pets:  2 dogs. Holiday and Vacation days are provided. If the family is gone during the week on vacation the Nanny may dog sit to maintain full pay for the week. Family has a car for the Nanny to use while working. This family is a seasoned Nanny family with a good working environment and well disciplined children with fun personalities. They value the role the Nanny plays in the development and life of their children and the atmosphere of the home. (There are two older children who are out of the house so family has had Nannies for over 17 years.) Compensation: $25-$28/hr. Interviewing now. Starts ASAP.  (REF#LSSC)

 

***To apply to this position, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#LSSC in the title.***

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Temp

NEW 6 MONTH POSITION IN CHANDLER (SEPT – MARCH)  FOR EITHER HOUSEKEEPER OR NANNY, PT or FT, $23-$30/hr, ASAP!

Ocotillo & AZ Avenue: This wonderful professional ball player family is seeking either a housekeeper or a nanny (part-time or full-time) to help during their stay in AZ for the next 6 months, starting as soon as possible through the end of March/ beginning of April.  Mom is home and very hands-on with the children so either they would like a housekeeper to help keep the house clean, maintained, organized and in order while Mom tends to the children OR they will keep their current cleaning service and have a nanny help Mom with the kids and have it be a team effort / mother’s helper position. So please apply whether you are interested in the housekeeper role or nanny / mother’s helper role. They have 2 adorable boys, ages 3 1/2 years old and 2 1/2 years old.  Their oldest son is 3 1/2 and is  sweet, active and likes to play cars, have conversations with you and interact with you, a typical 3.5 year old , not aggressive, sheltered, attached to Mom and Dad. Their 2 1/2 year old son is described as the typical 2nd child, strong-willed, has no fear, is a cuddler, goes to preschool in the mornings, and takes regular naps.
Pets: They have a 10 year old Maltese shin tzu mix. Petcare may include taking the dog to the groomers or vet. They are flexible for either a part-time or full-time schedule however they are desiring at least 3 days a week.  So it can be a minimum 3 – 5 days a week depending on the candidate and how many hours she desires.  Work hours Ideally  are 11-7pm but the timing and days can be flexible as that is the least important item on their wish list and they are flexible so it can change weekly if preferred or change as needed with notice. They have 1 small dog, so helping with vet appts, grooming, cleanup, pet care etc.. They currently have a crew that comes in for weekly cleaning but really would prefer to replace them and have a relationship with one person to get everything done on an ongoing/continual basis. Mom and Dad love hanging out with their kids and friends and family and want to be able to focus on time with them and still have their household running and maintained. For example: cleaning, making beds daily, wiping down outdoor tables and chairs, cleaning patio off, Cooking and serving simple family meals/snacks, organization and special household projects, family laundry and linens, grocery shopping, keeping pantry stocked, errands,dry cleaning, help with entertaining, help prep for traveling. They are looking for someone that is enjoyable to be around, likes children as they have two busy toddlers, a real go getter, helpful, punctual, previous experience, preferably in a high end home. They are not requiring the Covid-vaccine. Their home is 8200 square feet with a patio and a fenced pool. They have an extra car to provide for errands or will reimburse for gas if nanny or housekeeper uses her vehicle.  Compensation:  $23-$30/hr.  Starts ASAP through March/April. Please apply if interested in either a housekeeper position or nanny position and either part-time (at least 3 days) or full-time (5 days).  (REF#ARTEMP)
***To apply to this position, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#ARTEMP in title.***
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household manager

NEW FLEXIBLE FULL-TIME NANNY / HOUSEHOLD MANAGER OPPORTUNITY IN EAST VALLEY, $28-$35/hr, ASAP!
Higley Rd & Riggs Rd: This wonderful busy professional family in Chandler has 4 school aged children and are seeking a proactive, reliable nanny / household manager to join their family and assist in keeping their busy household running smoothly. They have a 13 year old son, 10 year old daughter, 8 year old daughter and 5 year old daughter. All 4 children are in school full-time so this position is a dual role that includes both nanny and household management duties. The schedule is 30-35 hrs per week. They are flexible on exact times based on the candidate’s availability; however on average the ideal schedule is M-F between the hrs of 8:30AM-4:30PM. If the nanny needs to come later in the morning (ie 10AM) they are flexible with the start and end times. It varies based on the family’s schedule for the week and the earliest a nanny would need to be there would be 7AM. Parents drop off children at school at 8AM. Some evening / night availability would be needed when the parents attend charity events. If an evening shift is needed, the nanny would come later in the morning to start her day. Some Saturday availability will be needed as well, with advance notice. It may be a morning shift for a child’s activity or a Saturday evening shift if the parents have a dinner or event. They know their schedule 2 – 3 weeks in advance. If a Saturday shift is needed, the nanny will work less hrs during the week. No Sundays will be needed. Their daughters are in competitive gymnastics and their son plays golf and basketball. The family is desiring a longterm commitment of preferably 3 – 5 years. Longevity is important to them and their previous nanny was with them for 5 years. The children have had a nanny for the past 13 years (since the oldest was an infant) and they have always become a member of their family. They value quality care and hold onto good people. They have a casual yet fast-paced atmosphere in their home. Mom and Dad touch and go from the house and sometimes work from home in home offices. Their 13 year old son is in 7th grade, is one of the kindest kids in the world, very kind hearted, has 3 younger sisters, is extremely intelligent, and is involved in basketball , jujitsu, golf, piano and possibly guitar. Their 10 year old daughter is in 4th grade, a very sweet kid, extremely independent and self driven, very type A personality and she is totally dedicated to gymnastics – 20 hrs a week at the gym – she’s the kid who will have all her homework done, room clean, never wants to be late, preps the night before for her day, and is very responsible. Their 8 year old daughter is in 3rd grade, sweet, very happy, more of a sensitive kid, so much different from older sister, is relaxed and laid back and goes with the flow, always the last one ready, does everything with a smile , plays tennis and also gymnastics. Their 5 year old daughter started half day kindergarten, is picked up by noon, Mom usually picks her up so only on occasion would she need to be picked up. She is doing dance, wants to be the center of attention, is hilarious and extremely smart. She’s youngest so she learned fast from her older siblings, is a fast learner and very smart, funny, and loves dance, singing, and gymnastics.  Pets: they have 2 French Bulldogs who are both very friendly. Petcare is minimal and they are easy dogs and need daily feeding would need to be checked on when the family travels. The family travels to their house in Idaho in the summer and they take family vacations when they can throughout the year, usually during fall break, winter break, and spring break. The household manager will be taking on household / domestic duties while the family travels or based on her availability they would fly her out for a week or weekend during the summer to be with the family while traveling. (Flexible on travel and will work with nanny’s availability and discuss the summer plans in May) Ideal candidate will help clean, organize, and upkeep their large home, do kids’ laundry, run light errands, oversee construction projects, etc. while the children are in school and also help with the kids after school or for date nights. They are looking for someone who is organized, energetic, friendly, and loves being with kids. They want someone who is happy to see the family and help assist with their day to day. They want someone who feels like part of the family.They live on a lake and have a large fenced pool in the backyard so they encourage outside play and are desiring a strong swimmer. The parents encourage the nanny to take the children on a variety of outings since they are all at a fun stages where they enjoy doing fun activities. A family car is provided for the nanny’s use. Bonus. Use of Car. Paid Vacation. Paid Holidays. Eligible for health benefits. Compensation: $28-$35/hr. Interviewing now. Position starts ASAP. (REF#DEEV)

 

***To apply to this position, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#DEEV in the title.***

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Assistant
NEW FULL-TIME NANNY / FAMILY ASSISTANT POSITION IN SCOTTSDALE, $22-$26/hr, ASAP!
Bell Rd & Thompson Peak Pkwy:  This wonderful returning family of ours has 2 sweet daughters, ages 8 years and 4 years and they are seeking a rock star, caring nanny / family assistant with positive energy to join their household to care for the girls and help with domestic tasks for a flexible full-time schedule of 35+ hrs. Flexibility is needed and the typical schedule is Monday and Tuesday from 12:30-7:30PM, Wednesday from-12:30-5:30PM, Thursday from 9AM-5PM, and Friday from 12:30-7:30PM. Both daughters attend school M-F all day from 8:20 – 3PM. Flexibility is a priority. Possible optional weekend evening shifts for more hours are desired as needed (with notice). The weekend shifts would be 0 – no more than twice a month and they are not mandatory.  Grandma is local and helps with the girls as well.  The 4 year old daughter is a ball of light, so sweet, super social and gives everyone hugs and is really fun. She needs engagement and is into soccer and gymnastics; has a curious mind and is a girly girl  – loves tutus and headbands and handbags.  She is a gift and really a lot of fun. She has a tree nut allergy so carries an epi pen at all times. The 8 year old daughter is described as the older soul, is wise, sweet and mature. She was diagnosed with brain cancer and had a brain tumor that was removed at the age of 3 and she stroked within 10 days of the tumor removal so as a result she has right sided weakness. She was in the hospital for 9 months straight at the age of 3. She struggles with her disability at times and some things are challenging for her therefore the nanny must be patient with her and must understand things are a lot harder for her. It’s necessary to adjust your expectations with what she needs help with. She responds well to logic, is a little emotional, is in the 3rd grade — has an aide at school and is in a walker, or sometimes in a wheelchair at school.  She is 50-60 lbs so needs assistance getting into a bath, getting dressed,  and she is very verbal. She loves arts n crafts, dolls, science, painting and coloring. She is a typical 8 year old girl as far as interests . They have a fast-paced semi- formal atmosphere in their home.  Mom is present in a home office or in and out. For the evening shifts, nanny will most likely be tag-teaming with Mom and caring for one daughter while Mom is helping the the other with homework or taking her to a practice. They would love for this to be a dual role where the candidate is a true extension of Mom:  a family assistant who can help manage the home  while the girls are in school full-time (daily light cleaning, simple meal prep /cooking, dishes, feeding the dog, laundry and closets, making beds daily, light ironing, clean shoes, direct vendors, grocery shopping, etc). They would equally love someone who can be an incredible nanny to the kids (baths, transportation, drop offs, activities, doctors’ appointments, homework, playdates, and performing other duties as required. They have housekeepers 2x a month for all deep and heavy cleaning.  They are desiring a longterm commitment for preferably years to come where the nanny can grow with the family. Must be a self-starter, proactive, work well as a teamplayer to Mom, organized, a multi-tasker and flexible. Open communication and mutual respect are key. Mom truly values and appreciates quality care and welcomes nannies as family members. Pets:  older 14 lb dog who is a  half mini poodle / hound.  Petcare would include letting him in and out and giving him medication once a day. Potential for traveling with the family. Covid vaccination is not required.  Paid Vacation.  Paid Holidays.  Compensation:  $22-$26/hr.  Interviewing now.  Position starts ASAP.  (REF#PMSC)
***To apply to this position, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use the REF#PMSC in the title.  $500 nanny referral bonus***
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