Part-time job picking up 2 children (Somerville, MA)

A family in Somerville is looking for someone to help with picking up 2 children from 2 schools in Somerville and bringing to home in Davis Square/Powderhouse. Hours are Tue/Wed/Thurs from 1:15-2:45pm for spring semester. Pay is $100/week. See below for more information:

We’re looking to hire someone to pick up our two children (ages 6 and 4) from the Capuano School @ 1:45pm and Brown School @ 2:30pm, each in Somerville, and bringing them to our home in Davis Square/Powderhouse area on Tuesdays, Wednesdays (just Capuano pick up), and Thursdays.  The job involves driving to and from the Capuano School and walking to and from the Brown School (driving during inclement weather), so we’re looking for a confident city drive with parallel parking skills.  You can drive our family car or use your own (we’d provide one car seat), depending on your preference.  We’d pay $100 per week and reimburse for gas mileage if you used your own car.  If interested, please reach out to Kelly Williamson –  The position would be from beginning of February until mid-June, but there’s flexibility on the start and end dates if needed.

Seeking full-time nanny for baby twins starting in late April/May (East Arlington, MA)

A family living in East Arlington is seeking a full-time nanny:

Hello! We are looking for a full-time nanny starting in late April/May to watch our boy-girl twins who will be 5 months old. We live in East Arlington, about a mile from Tufts campus. Mom works from home, and Dad is in and out throughout the day. We have a cat who mostly keeps to herself. Looking for someone CPR/first-aid certified preferred, and must be up to date on covid and flu vaccinations.

Hours: 9am-5pm, Monday – Friday

Responsibilities: Bottle feeding, play time, nap time, diaper changes, outdoor walks with stroller, light housework (emptying & loading bottles in dishwasher, folding baby blankets, etc.)

Compensation/benefits: competitive and dependent on experience. 
Please contact Maggie at 518-209-3166 or if interested.

Babysitting two twins (Boston, MA)

A family is looking for a graduate student who is interested in doing some babysitting for two twins who are both diagnosed with ASD. Parents are a bit overwhelmed and hoping to find some babysitters for them to get a minute for themselves. Parents primary language is Mandarin, but their English is totally fluent and they can switch between them without difficulty so language needs aren’t a factor. For the weekends, it would only be for 1-2 hours, similar for the weekdays from 4-7pm.

Please contact Eric Wong at  for more information.

Full-time Summer Nanny for 4-year-old (Magoun Square, Somerville)

We are seeking a summer nanny who can take care of our 4-year old girl from June 10 through September 2nd. We live steps away from Magoun Square Green-line T stop in Somerville. License and safe-driving record required. You can use your car or ours.

Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday- Friday. She will be signed up for one hour classes for gymnastics, swim, dance and art, so she’ll need to be chaperoned to and from those 1-hour classes.

Other expectations

  • Transporting and attending toddler activity meet-ups
  • Make and serve lunches and snacks.
  • There is a whole floor, bathroom, and shared outdoor space available for the caretaker.
  • Fold and put away her laundry 1x a week
  • Caring, fun demeanor 
  • Experience working with toddlers preferred 

Compensation/ benefits: $25/hour +time and a half for over 40/hours a week + $200 retention bonus for any week that we have off for vacation. 

For more information, please or call/text: 786-877-8199

Babysitter (West Medford)

Hello! We are looking for a babysitter to take care of our 5 month old starting Feb 2024. The position would be 3 days a week (flexible Monday – Thursday) from approximately 10:00-2:30p. 

Job duties would be general care of the baby – feeding, naps, playing, cleaning etc. One parent works from home and will be at the house and be available to you as needed.  There is a super friendly dog (golden/labradoodle) in the home.

Required hours: 3x a week, 10:00am – 2:30pm

Location: West Medford (1 mile from Tufts)

Start: February 2024, End TBD

Requirements: CPR certified (preferred), non smoker.

Wage: negotiable, $20-24 range

Please reach out to Caileen at if interested.

Weekend Babysitter (Magoun Sq, Somerville)

We are looking for a weekends & occasional date night sitter for our 2 boys (5 years old & 18 months old) in Somerville. We are located near the green line train station Magoun Sq and right next to the bike path! If you do drive, we will provide you with a guest permit as well to park on a street nearby.

We are a family of 4. Both our kids are in school & daycare during the weekdays. We are looking for a babysitter on weekends to engage with the kids while we run errands, go for walks, etc. Responsibilities would be to engage in activities that both the kids enjoy e.g building something with blocks, magnatiles, going to the parks nearby (weather permitting), building race tracks, etc. Also, if the hours are around the younger one’s naptime – putting him down for a nap.

Hours – Saturday or Sunday (2-3 hours). We can discuss the hours based on your schedule as well & other commitments we may have. Also, would like availability for date night babysitting as well.

Compensation : $25/hour

If interested, you can call/text Akanksha on 857-205-0330 and we can discuss further. Thank you!

Soccer Training with 10-year-old (Near Tufts Campus)

We are looking for a student who has a solid understanding of soccer to run drills and play soccer with our 10 year old son 1-2x per week, for 90 minutes in the afternoon (days and times flexible). He is an enthusiastic soccer player, who plays on a team in the Fall/Spring and a games-only winter league. 

We live near campus (Wallace & Broadway) so could meet at Tufts Triangle or at our house. Pay is $25-30 per session, depending on frequency. 

If you’re interested, please contact Eliza Johnston at

Weekly babysitter for infants (East Arlington)

We are looking for a babysitter/mother’s helper to help with our 5 week old twins on a weekly basis! It would be a few times a week (2-3) for three-ish hours at a time. We live in East Arlington, about a mile from Tufts campus. Responsibilities would include helping with bottles and feeding, soothing babies, emptying the dishwasher, occasional laundry, watching the babies while they sleep so I (mom) can run a quick errand or go on a walk, etc. 

Currently paying $22 per hour and we’re looking for someone up to date on their vaccinations (covid, flu). We also have a cat who mostly keeps to herself.

If interested, please text me (Maggie) at 518-209-3166. Thanks!

After school babysitting starting in mid-January (Winchester)

We are looking for an after school babysitter in Winchester for our 5, 8 and 9 year olds starting mid-January. No need to drive them anywhere! Just a 2 minute walk from our home to pick them up at school and then help with snack, play, arts and crafts. Looking for Monday – Friday 2:00-5:00 or 2:00-5:30, but open to splitting up days between babysitters! If you might be interested, even if only for a few days, please reach out! We also have a non-shedding friendly bernadoodle dog too. Thanks for considering!

Contact: if interested in learning more!

Dog-sitting over winter break

I am looking for someone to watch my dog, Harley, while I am away from December 24th to January 2nd. She is a very sweet dog, great with animals, people, potty trained, and an overall fan favorite. She needs the basics; three walks a day, feeding twice a day, and some love and affection. I can pay $300-350 for the 10 days. You can choose to either take care of her at my apartment in Chinatown or keep her with you at your place for the 10 days. I will pick up and drop her off if you are interested in the second option. Please text Hyatt Aronoff at (201) 787-5082 if you are interested.