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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

Testimonials

  • Great customer service! Thank you so much for being so warm and kind on the telephone. It was so nice to receive an understanding ear about the nanny/sitter issues. Your company took a very proactive approach to the problems at hand. Marcia, Oakville, ON
  • I am about to cancel our subscription as a family looking for a nanny/babysitter for one week in July. We will be there for business and leisure purpouses, so really needed some help during the days when I'll be out working. Thanks to your site we found two babysitters, and we got in touch with a few more interesting and nice people... Eleonora B,
  • I am pleased with the service. I had three calls in the first hour of posting a job. Thank you. Janice C., Mississauga, ON
  • I would just like to say that I think this website is amazing. I came to Canada from Australia and no idea where to look for a job, I found Canadian Nanny and within 3 weeks of first posting my profile I had an interview and now have the position... Mikayla, Mississauga, ON
  • My husband and I were worried about leaving our five month old baby with a teenager babysitter. Through your service we were able to find a nursing student to look after our baby in the evening so we are able to go out and enjoy an evening together. Susan F., Richmond Hill, ON


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