Tuesday & Thursday afternoon babysitter (Medford)

Hello! We are looking for a responsible, fun person to hang out with our kids (9 and 12 years old) after school two days per week (3-5pm-ish). 

Responsibilities: The kids are pretty self-sufficient – we want someone to hang out with them, take walks, kick around a soccer ball, bike/scooter, hang out with them outside, walk into Medford Square, etc. 

Location: We live in Medford near Medford High School and Victory Park. 

Requirements: Enjoys spending time with older kids/tweens. Non-smoker. Up to date on covid vaccine. We have a friendly dog. 

Pay: $18/ hour 

Please reach out to Emma at emmabheffern@gmail.com if interested or if you have any questions.

Part-time babysitter (Somerville)

Seeking part-time babysitter in Somerville, Mondays 9am-3pm & occasional evenings

Hello! We are looking for a babysitter for our 18-month old daughter on most Mondays from 9am-3pm, and occasional evenings, mostly on Fri or Sat. On Mondays, dad will be working from home. 

Duties: Playing inside and outside (there are some parks nearby), changing diapers, feeding, putting her down to sleep. During her nap, it would be helpful to do some tidying and light cleaning in the kitchen. 

Location: We live in Somerville and have a visitors parking pass if you have a car. We are close to the Magoun Sq & Ball Sq Green Line stops, and the bus lines that go down Broadway. No driving is required.

Requirements: Enjoys spending time with toddlers. Non-smoker. Up to date on covid vaccine. CPR/first-aid certified preferred.

Pay: $18-20/ hour 

Please reach out to Ophir at thenewoph@gmail.com if interested. Thank you!

Short-term babysitter (Arlington)

Seeking short-term part-time babysitter: MWF 1-6pm in Arlington for baby & toddler

Hello! We are looking for a babysitter for our two children (3.5 years-old and 5 months) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1-6pm from March 20 through the end of June. We are seeking someone who is responsible, caring, and experienced. 

Duties: playing inside and outside (including walking to the nearby park), changing diapers, feeding, putting the boys down for naps, tidying up after the kids. 

Location: We live in Arlington and have street parking. No driving is required, but it would be easier to get to us by car than public transportation. 

Requirements: 3+ years with infants and toddlers; CPR/first-aid certified; up to date on all vaccines, including COVID and flu vaccines/boosters; non-smoker; excellent references. Preferred qualifications: experience with an infant with allergies and reflux.

Pay/ Benefits: $25-30 / hour depending on experience (if willing to help with basic meal prep and kids’ laundry, $27-32/ hour); 1 paid sick day per month; guaranteed hours 

Contact: katie.galitzine@gmail.com

Summer Nanny/Babysitter (West Medford/Lexington)

Looking for a summer babysitter to take care of 3 children, ages 8, 6, and 4. 

The position would be Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 2pm.  It would begin June 26 until August 25, 2023.

Job duties would be taking the children to their swim lessons and swim team practice at Winchester Boat Club and general oversight of their care and safety. In general, you will be at the Winchester Boat Club for most days from around 9am-1pm, supervising the children. 

If not at the boat club, job duties will include entertaining the children, going for walks/bike rides and excursions (zoo, parks, museum) as the weeks allow. The children (2 boys and a girl) are all very independent and know their schedule.  They are fun, silly, outgoing and loving.   One parent works from home and will be at the house and will come and go, and will be available to you as needed.  There is a super friendly dog (golden/labradoodle) in the home.

Required hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:30-2pm

Location: West Medford/Lexington June 26, 2023 – August 25, 2023

Requirements: non smoker, has license, own car preferred

Wage: $25/hour

Please reach out to Caileen at cburns08@gmail.com if interested.

Parent helper for toddler (Somerville)

Seeking parent’s helper to help our adorable 2 year old get ready a few mornings per week.

Hours: 6am-7:30am a few mornings per week (guaranteed 4.5 hours/ week)

Duties: Change, dress and feed toddler. One parent will be home to make breakfast, pack lunch bags and walk toddler to daycare.
Pay: $20/hour

Location: Teele Square in Somerville

Contact: suparna.sharma@tufts.edu
This is a great opportunity for a morning person looking to make extra income prior to the start of their work/school day!”

Full-time Nanny in Medford

We are a Medford-based family looking for a nurturing and reliable caregiver for our 5-month-old. Let me know if this sounds interesting to you!

Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30-16:30 in our cat-friendly home. Parents will work from home some days each week.

Pay: $25/hour

Benefits: Paid vacation, national holidays, and sick days. 40 guaranteed hours per week.

Limits on responsibilities: No vacation travel with the family.

START DATE: 02/13/2023 (flexible but as soon as possible)

Contact amwebb87@gmail.com

Weekly Babysitter (North Cambridge)

My family is looking for a regular weekly babysitter for our active, sunny, inquisitive 5 year-old. Job duties include meeting child at the bus, taking him on outings (paid for by us, if admission fees are required) to parks, libraries, museums, etc, ensuring he gets active outdoor playtime, and feeding a snack (prepared by us). If desired, extra hours can be added for light housekeeping (folding laundry, tidying the playroom, etc).

During babysitting hours, one parent works from home and will be in the house, and our teenage foster child may come and go at irregular intervals. No pets in the house.

Required hours are Wednesdays 2-6pm. Can also offer additional hours M,T,R,F from 4-6; or extra hours for housekeeping at mutually convenient times.

Benefits include: Guaranteed hours and paid vacation (amount to be determined based on agreed upon weekly schedule).

Requirements: non-smoker, willing to submit to a CORI check, up-to-date with CDC recommended vaccines (including COVID vaccine). 

Wage: $25/hour

Email Benazeer Noorani at benazeer@gmail.com or text message 617-501-4917 

Occasional babysitter (Ball Square)

My wife and I are looking for an occasional babysitter for our eight-year-old daughter.  We are looking for someone who can arrange their own transportation to and from our house in Ball Square (near the new Green Line stop and buses), non-smoker, CPR certified, vaccinated for Covid, and okay with 3 cute and non-aggressive cats.

Responsibilities would include playing, reading books, helping with homework, serving dinner, and helping her get ready for bed. We would pay $25/hour.

Interested candidates can reach out to Marc via email at marck.harmon@gmail.com or via phone at 781-960-3251

Babysitting (near Tufts)

We are looking for an occasional babysitter to assist with afternoon pick up of our 6-year-old daughter from West Somerville Neighborhood School (177 Powder House Boulevard).  We live one block from campus, so the school is a short walk, and transportation is not required.  We would love to find someone who likes to play games, read books, build with Legos and is ok with our friendly cat.

Location: Teele Ave., Somerville

Time(s):  Varying days, 5:30pm – 7pm


  1. Pick up from school and walk back home (a 5 minute walk). No car needed.
  2. Play/read and have fun 
  3. Offer kid a prepared meal 

Pay – $22 per hour. Pease reach out to Roberta at robertafortuferretti@gmail.com