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 menonsmeera@gmail.com

After School Transportation Help (Cambridge + Medford)

We are looking for occasional after school help driving 2 young teens from school/bus stop to home. One child goes to school in west Cambridge and the other child’s bus stop is in Medford Square. We live in south Medford. 

This would be about once a week, evenings: 4:30pm pickup in Cambridge and 5:35pm pickup in Medford. 2-hour minimum guaranteed. You must have your own car and a safe driving record. Pay is $25/hour. This is for April-June.

Please reach out to Virginia (v_siu@yahoo.com) if you are interested in either summer or school year!

Driving Home Assistance (Winchester, MA)

A family located in Winchster, MA is looking for occasional help driving 2 young teens to/from camp and afternoon activities this summer (2024) and next school year (2024-25). Wednesdays and Thursdays are the biggest need – but could add other days if desired!

  • Pickup at the family’s house in Winchester (or McCall Middle School).
  • You must have your own car and a safe driving record.
  • Pay is $20-24/hour

Please reach out to Carrie (carrie.mauras@gmail.com) if you are interested in either summer or school year!

Substitute Teaching at Angier Elementary School (Newton, MA)

Angier Elementary School is hiring a substitute teacher to begin immediately. As a substitute teacher, you would cover teachers who are absent or attending a meeting. You would work the same days each week (candidate can choose what works for them: can be 1-5 days/week). Daily rate of about $130/day. Training and opportunities to shadow teachers will be provided. Angier is a warm and inclusive school community striving toward equity and anti-racism – a wonderful place to work and learn!

Please contact the principal, Orla Higgins Averill at higginsaverillo@newton.k12.ma.us, to learn more. 

STAAR Center Writing Fellow (Tufts University)

The StAAR Center is hiring Writing Fellows for the 2024-2025 academic year!

Writing Fellows are undergraduate peer tutors who work with students in specific classes on 2-3 assignments per semester. For full details about the position and the application link, students can visit the Work with StAAR page.

Applications will be open through February 11th. All majors are welcome, and there are no GPA or letter grade requirements to apply.

Interested students are invited to attend an informational session to learn more and hear from current Writing Fellows about their experiences. Sign up for an info session through Tutor Finder at go.tufts.edu/tutorfinder.  

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2 Spring Green Team Leader Groundwork Somerville (Somerville, MA)

Groundwork Somerville are hiring 2 Green Team Leaders to teach and mentor our Spring Green Team starting in the first week of February. Green Team Leaders will develop, teach, and facilitate workshops on food/environmental/climate justice, gardening, bike safety, civic engagement, and job skills for Green Team members, ages 14-18. While gardening and biking alongside the Green Team, the Green Team Leaders will provide mentorship and support the young people in their environmental justice research or advocacy projects.

Green Team Leaders will work about 10 hours a week. The pay is $20 per hour. This is an excellent opportunity to mentor young students and gain youth development, leadership, teaching, and gardening skills. View the Spring Green Team Leader Job Description here.

For further questions please email Kenzie Ballard at kenzie@groundworksomerville.org

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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 – kncwilliamson@gmail.com.  The position would be from beginning of February until mid-June, but there’s flexibility on the start and end dates if needed.

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 ewong2@bostonpublicschools.org  for more information.

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 cburns08@gmail.com 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!