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Nanny Resources

  • How to Hire and Keep a Good Nanny" - FREE guide to registered members. A helpful resource guide for parents covering topics such as:
     
    • How to interview, screen, and reference a nanny
    • Evaluating your caregiver options
    • How to deal with the transition to a new nanny
    • Your responsibilities as an employer
    • Tax information

  • Sample Interview Questions - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask during the interview process when hiring a nanny

  • Reference Check: Personal - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask the nanny's references

  • Reference Check: Previous Employer - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask the nanny's references

  • Sample Employment Contract - A sample employment contract that should be used to outline the agreed upon position, signed by the family and nanny and kept on file

  • Sample Daily Log - A daily log that can assist a nanny to track activities and meals during the day for the parents

  • Emergency Information Sheet - All the important information a nanny needs to know while in your home

  • LMO Application - A link to the Labour Market Opinion Application Form as provided by the Government of Canada (external link to HRSDC website)

  • Minimum Wage in Canada - A chart outlining minimum wages in Canada (obtained from HRSDC website, October 2012)

  • Sample Job Description - A job description template to guide you through writing a nanny job description

  • Sample Nanny Resume - Jobseekers can use this sample nanny resume as a guide when creating their own resume

  • How-To Hire a Nanny Steps - Our 4-Part blog series on how-to hire a nanny: One | Two | Three | Four

Sitter Resources

  • "How to Hire and Keep a Good Babysitter" - FREE guide to registered members. A helpful resource guide for parents covering topics such as:
     
    • How to interview, screen, and reference a babysitter
    • Evaluating your caregiver options
    • How to deal with the transition to a new babysitter
    • Your responsibilities as an employer
    • Tax information

  • Sample Interview Questions - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask during the interview process when hiring a sitter

  • Reference Check: Personal - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask the sitter's references

  • Reference Check: Previous Employer - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask the sitter's references

  • Sample Employment Contract - A sample employment contract that should be used to outline the agreed upon position, signed by the family and sitter and kept on file

  • Sample Daily Log - A daily log that can assist a sitter to track activities and meals during the day for the parents

  • Emergency Information Sheet - All the important information a sitter needs to know while in your home

  • Minimum Wage in Canada - A chart outlining minimum wages in Canada (obtained from HRSDC website, October 2012)

  • Sample Job Description - a job description template to guide you through writing a babysitter job description

  • Sample Sitter Resume - Jobseekers can use this sample babysitter resume as a guide when creating their own resume.

Adult Care Resources

  • "How to Hire and Keep a Good Caregiver"- FREE guide to registered members. A helpful resource guide for families covering topics such as:
     
    • How to interview, screen, and reference a caregiver
    • Evaluating your caregiver options
    • How to make the relationship work
    • Your responsibilities as an employer
    • Tax information

  • Sample Interview Questions - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask during the interview process when hiring a caregiver

  • Reference Check: Personal - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask the caregiver's references

  • Reference Check: Previous Employer - A sample of the types of questions you want to ask the caregiver's references

  • Sample Employment Contract - A sample employment contract that should be used to outline the agreed upon position, signed by the family and caregiver and kept on file

  • Sample Daily Log - A daily log that can assist a caregiver to track activities and meals during the day for the family

  • Emergency Information Sheet - All the important information a sitter needs to know while in your home

  • LMO Application - A link to the Labour Market Opinion Application Form as provided by the Government of Canada (external link to HRSDC website)

  • Minimum Wage in Canada - A chart outlining minimum wages in Canada (obtained from HRSDC website, October 2012)

Housekeeper Resources

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  • This is an excellent website. I used it to find a nanny / housekeeper. A jobseeker contacted me the day I joined, and she started working in my home the next day. My husband, children and I are very impressed with her. I will use the site in the future... Shannon A., Regina, SK
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