Job #117 Full-time Nanny - Housekeeper for Downtown Toronto Family

Seeking a full-time, live-out Nanny-Housekeeper for a young family downtown, TTC accessible. The position is Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Nanny-Housekeeper would be responsible for;



  • the care, nurturing and wellbeing of a toddler and an infant;

  • cooking for the family;

  • general housekeeping; and 

  • being a proactive household organizer. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Caregiver/Nanny for a toddler and an infant. Mother is on maternity leave and father mostly works from home

  • Be friendly and kind to the children, playing both indoors and outdoors daily

  • Be a “second set of hands” for the parents, assisting with household tasks and organization.

  • Cooking daily for the family (using recipes provided)

  • Meal planning and grocery lists

  • Manage household inventory

  • General housekeeping/tidying and organization of the home (the household has a weekly cleaning lady)

  • Laundry for the entire household

  • Anything else that might be required from time to time




  • Must be kind, compassionate with a happy personality and can-do attitude

  • Be sincerely child-friendly and willing to engage and nurture children in a positive way

  • Cook and be able to follow written recipes

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Takes initiative to meet the family’s needs

  • A proactive worker who is able to anticipate problems

  • Is able to follow a schedule and complete the tasks assigned without constant reminders

  • A self-directed worker who is also willing to receive special instructions from the employer

  • An ability to follow family priorities

  • Must have a minimum of 5-years childcare, housekeeping, laundry, and cooking experience in a similar style household

  • Should have attention to detail when housekeeping. Keep the home hygienic, sanitized and safe (for adults and children).

  • Can lift 30 lbs

  • A very good command of English (written and verbal). Should be able to leave notes for the employer(s) that are legible.

  • An organized and systematic worker. For example, should not be told to clean the refrigerator. They should know it should be cleaned and re-organized on a weekly basis.

  • Be able to create and follow checklists of duties to be done on a daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal basis

  • Valid certification in CPR and First Aid or a willingness to become certified

  • Calm and proactive in emergency situations

  • Must hold current status to legally work in Canada

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