[Parentsgroup-list] childcare

Andrea Heberlein heberlein at wjh.harvard.edu
Tue Nov 9 13:50:30 EST 2010


You can advertise for Harvard students (childcare and other jobs) at  
the Student Employment Office's website.  I've found babysitters that  
way.

http://seo-harvard-csm.symplicity.com/employers  (You have to register  
a username and password.)

A.

On Nov 9, 2010, at 12:36 PM, Kimberly Bertrand wrote:

> I've successfully hired college students to babysit my 18-month old  
> using sittercity.com and the BU student jobs board.  College  
> students often have a lot of babysitting experience, including CPR/ 
> first aid certifications, and a part-time gig could fit in nicely  
> with their class schedule.  I know Lesley College has an early  
> childhood development program and they also have a childcare job  
> board.  You might have good luck there.  Or maybe a Harvard  
> undergrad?  I don't know how to advertise for Harvard students.  My  
> college-aged babysitters have met all these qualifications, with the  
> exception of speaking Farsi.  Oh, and I guess they haven't quite  
> completed college.
>
>
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> Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2010 13:50:17 -0500
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> I am wondering if anyone has recommendations for a baby sitter or a  
> home day care that is flexible and open to 6 hours of care a week.    
> I am looking for a care provider for our 16 month old daughter for 3  
> hours, 2 days a week, from 2:30 -5:30pm.
>
> What are we looking for:
>  We need someone who is experienced and comfortable with taking care  
> of a toddler.   Our ideal match is a care provider who has a sincere  
> love of children, is energetic and active, who will take our  
> daughter out to the library, playgrounds, and play dates and provide  
> opportunities for her to socialize with other toddlers.   While at  
> home, we would like her to use books, crafts, music and other  
> activities to engage our daughter.  We are new to the area, so  
> someone familiar with activities for kids in Cambridge would be  
> great.  We would like the person to come to our home.
> Additional qualification:
> ? Caring, responsible, energetic and creative
> ? reliable and punctual
> ? Health conscious, non-smoker
> ? Certified in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid (we may be able to  
> assist with the cost of certification if needed)
> ? Definite plus is to have someone who has knowledge the  
> developmental stages of children of this age.
> ? College Education or equivalent in life experiences
> ? Ability to speak Farsi is a big plus as we are a bi-lingual, and  
> bi-cultural  family, but not a requirement.
> ? References required
>
> We are open to nanny share or a mom who has a little one close to  
> our daughter's age and is looking to take care of another; however,  
> first and foremost, we wish to find someone who is a good fit for  
> our family.
>
>  If you have any suggestions and/or interested, please contact me at mahtab9 at aol.com
>
> thanks in advance
>
>
>
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