Become the best nanny you can be

If you’re keen to increase your extraordinariness, we support you! We also know that top-notch Nanny Schools are expensive and often overseas. Don’t be discouraged. Below are a list of courses, schools, conferences and other resources that will improve your nannying skills tremendously and help you stand out from the crowd. Resources Childcare Education: Westcoast… Read more »

Nanny of the Month

We are thrilled to honour Nanny Marcella as our Nanny of this Month for August 2018. Before working with Nannies On Call, she worked as a child development supervisor for 13 years. Her immense love and passion for children are evidenced in the glowing feedback that she receives from the families that she’s worked with. She… Read more »

Nanny of the Month

Karen is our incredibly warm and friendly Nanny, whose passion lies with caring for children. She is an experienced ECE teacher, Postpartum Nurse, Summer Counsellor, Mother & Grandmother, so in theory she has done it all! She has tonnes of experience working with children of all ages however working with infants and newborns is her… Read more »

What should I pay my nanny?

What should I expect to pay a live out nanny? As a working parent, I understand the tough balance between finding affordable childcare with quality childcare.  At Nannies on Call, we find that that the average hourly rate that nannies seek is sitting between $16-25 (Across Canada), with the average being about $20 gross per… Read more »

Nannies on Call is offering scholarships

Scholarship is the first of its kind for Canadian nannies A study of employment patterns by Statistics Canada show that the number of families where both parents work has increased significantly in the past 40 years. 53% of homes currently have both parents working. This has led to the need for better childcare options and… Read more »

Letter to the Family Outline

Do you need a cover letter when applying for a job? At Nannies on Call we have all our nanny write a “Letter to the Family” which is our version of a cover letter. It is a great way to introduce yourself to the family and show a little bit of your personality other than… Read more »

Shift Workers – Different Options for Finding Childcare

It is becoming more and more common to hear of parents working different schedules and varying shifts. Think about all the Doctors, Nurses, Police Officers, Firefighters, Chef’s, Teachers and Factory workers that you know. It really starts to make sense that finding a caregiver for your children can be a difficult and daunting task if… Read more »