Babysitter for young children (Arlington) (8/5-8/9)

Hello! We are looking for a babysitter for our two children (4.5 and 1.5 years old) from August 5-9. We would love if you are also available for occasional date nights. 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 our toddler down for naps, tidying up after the kids. We are ideally looking for someone who can drive the kids to a planned activity that week (using our car.)  

Location: We live in Arlington and have street parking. 

Requirements: 3+ years with young children; CPR/first-aid certified; up to date on all vaccines, including COVID and flu vaccines/boosters; non-smoker; excellent references; clean criminal record and a good driving record. Preferred qualifications: experience with children with severe allergies.

Pay: $25-33 / hour depending on experience 


Monday Afternoon Babysitting – 5/13 through 6/24 (East Arlington)

We are looking for a sitter to commit to about 6 weeks of weekly babysitting:
2:30-5:30pm every Monday afternoon from 5/13 – 6/24 (excluding Memorial Day)

We have a 2.5 yr/old and an almost 1 yr/old. Job would include getting the kids up from their naps, giving a snack, and playing in the house or yard, maybe walking to the park down the street. We live in East Arlington near Thorndike field, less than 10 minutes from Tufts.

Strong preference for someone who has cared for very young children before. Pay is $25-$30/hour based on experience/qualifications.

Please contact Natalie Brown by text at 703-229-3580 or email at

Occasional Childcare Needed (Arlington)

We are looking for childcare support for occasional needs (for instance 1-2 weekend days a month, evenings, specific weekdays as needed). We do have an upcoming need on 4/11 (flexible with times).

We are a family of 3 with an almost 2 year-old daughter living in Arlington, MA. Our daughter loves to read, talk, dance, and outdoor play. Responsibilities include supervising play (indoors and outdoors in our fenced in backyard), providing snacks and meals (pre-prepared), and light cleaning up after our toddler.

Rates between $25-30 dependent upon experience. We do also have two friendly golden retrievers who will be around but there are no responsibilities for their care. If interested, please email

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.

Evening Babysitting for 3-year-old (Arlington)

Hi! We live in Arlington and are looking for a babysitter for our 3-year-old. He is a sweet, fun, easygoing kid.

Looking for occasional weekday evenings and occasional weekend afternoon/evenings. Responsibilities during evening hours may include helping him with his dinner, bath, and bedtime. This is a perfect opportunity for a college student, as he goes to sleep early and you can get paid to do your homework until we return.  Compensation $20-25/hour depending on experience. Our house is easiest to get to by car, although you could get there by bus if needed.

Please contact Chrissy at if you are interested!

Temporary babysitter needed for 4.5yo in Arlington

Hello! We are looking for a fun, experienced, and creative babysitter to take care of our 4.5 year old son from 9-3pm during the week of August 21st. He loves to be outside, ride his bike, read books about dragons, talk about Star Wars, do art, create MagnaTile structures, ask questions, and come up with his own games to play. 

Responsibilities include: playing and reading books, spending time outside in our backyard and nearby parks, eating snack and lunch, and keeping him safe, suncreened and hydrated. 

Pay: $30/hour. 

Dates: August 21-25, 9am-3pm 

Location: East Arlington near Spy Pond

Contact: Jenna (

Summer nanny (Arlington Heights)

We are looking for a summer sitter for our 4.5 yo girl and 6.5 yo boy. I’m a data scientist, and my husband is in academia. I will be working from home and should be available if needed (or I can hide upstairs if that’s more helpful). All our family members are fully vaccinated/boosted, and we are a non-smoking, no-pet family. 

Hours: 11 am-5 pm or 12-5 pm (kids will be at a camp in the morning).

Dates: 6/20-30, 7/5-21 (but we are flexible with dates. If you are only available for a few weeks and still interested in this opportunity, we can work something out). 

Duties: Spending time with our kids 🙂 They love art & craft, and outdoor activities (we live right across from the Hill’s Hiil Playground and the Summer Street Field). We also have plenty of toys/board games at home. There will be no other responsibilities such as kids pick-up/drop-off, house errands, etc.

Pay: $25-$27/hour

Benefits: Guaranteed hours of at least 5 hours per day ($125+/day). On top of the hourly wage, We will pay an extra $10 per day to reimburse transportation expenses (gas, bus, etc).

Location: Arlington Heights near the Ed burns ice rink. About 4 miles from the Tufts campus. We also have free parking.  

Contact: If interested, please reach out to

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 


Hiring Mandarin speaking ECE teachers— Arlington

Bear Cub Mandarin Immersion Preschool, Infant, & Toddler Center in Arlington is looking for native Mandarin-speaking teachers to join our early childhood education team in our Mandarin language immersion classrooms. We have had students start with CPT positions, and then transition into an OPT upon graduation. We are also able to sponsor H1b visas for teachers looking to pursue a longer term career path in the US.

We are looking for teachers and lead teachers to collaborate in designing our (Reggio Emilia inspired) emergent curriculum, establish close and effective relationships with our students and their families, provide an assessment of students through documentation, and contribute to cultivating the best schedules and opportunities for both our teachers and students.

** Our teachers must be native Mandarin speakers, have a degree and background in an early childhood related field, and be EEC certified.

If interested, please email