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Hiring a part time caretaker starting Tue, Sep 15 at 10:06 AM (flexible) in North Center - $20/hr

Posted 5 months ago by a parent

Part Time, starting Tue, Sep 15 at 10:06 AM
Chicago - North Center
2 children: 11,9
$20/hour

I am just trying to gauge interest in a situation where a female student would get room and board and $100 a week in exchange for 10 hours a week of helping out with a 6th grader and 4th grader. The kids would get themselves off to school and home since school is only a couple of blocks away and they can walk. The job would mainly be dropping the kids off at activities a few times a week before we get home from work, and watching them at night during the week or weekend,if my husband and I go out, which is usually once every other week. Any hours over 10 would be paid $20 an hour if you agree you want to work over the ten because you are available. Otherwise, we would get another sitter. We have a large house with a very private basement bedroom with its own entrance. There is also a full bathroom and large basement entertainment room that is not used very much by the family. The kitchen is upstairs and would be shared. There is a mini-fridge in the basement. We have had au pairs for the last several years, which has worked out great, but we are looking to save some money, as we only use our current au pair around 15 hours a week and she is paid to work up to 45 hours, and the kids are old enough to take care of themselves for the most part, but just need rides places and someone to be around random days they have off of school, etc. They are really fun kids and pretty good (for the most part :) This wouldn't be until Sep 1st, but just trying to get feedback from sitters on the proposal. We are a 5 minute walk to the Brown line and there is fun stuff all around. Only a 15 minute walk to Wrigley. Our last au pair that was with us for a couple of years and still lives in the city would be available as a reference.

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