Do I need a contract?

Many families and nannies are working together without an employment contract. The contract is in place to protect you and ensure you are both clear on the expectations of the job. Often issues arise when job details are not clear and families/nannies have disagreements over the job responsibilities. Download our sample basic nanny contract below… Read more »

Nanny of the Month – Makbule

We want to congratulate nanny Makbule for being our Nanny of the Month for the month of January. Makbule joined Nannies On Call in 2012 and has since made a name for herself, working with almost 330 families and completing 735 babysitting appointments. Past clients of hers appreciate her genuine love for children, her nurturing… Read more »

10 tips for a successful nanny interview

At Nannies on Call, we continue to be industry leaders in recruiting only the most exceptional, extraordinary nannies in the business.  Because of that, only a small percentage of applicants make it through the process to become a Nannies on Call nanny. One of the biggest hurdles in the process is passing the agency interview…. Read more »

Babysitter checklist

On Call Babysitters work with dozens, even hundreds, of families throughout their career. The best nannies come prepared for their appointments equipped a fabulous nanny bag, a warm smile, and a list of questions for mom and dad. Knowledge is power! And having the information about the children in your care, as well as the… Read more »

7 tips for making a great first impression

Nowadays, everyone Googles you. Employers, neighbours, recruiters and strangers. Take steps to make sure your online presence is a good one because it reflects on you! Families will judge you before you even meet. Making a good first impression online is extremely important because you only get one chance to make a first impression. Check… Read more »

Apply for a Nanny Scholarship

Apply for a Nanny Scholarship 2019 We love supporting Extraordinary Nannies on their journeys toward even more extraordinariness. This starts with education, which can be expensive and, as a result, create a barrier for even the most keen nannies to upgrade their skills. The Nanny Scholarship is a $5000 fund to support nannies seeking continuing… Read more »

8 steps to hire the perfect nanny

You are about to put the livelihood of your children into the hands of someone that you do not know, and for most parents, hiring a nanny is an overwhelming process. Ultimately, you want to find someone whom you can trust to provide the best care for your children while you are away. If you… Read more »

10 Reasons to use a nanny agency

Have you ever wondered why you should use a full service, professional nanny agency when you can easily find a job on your own? If you haven’t used an agency before the benefits might not be clear to you. Here are 10 reasons why finding a job through an agency might just land you the… Read more »