Babysitter for 4 Y/O twin boys

Desired Start Date: June 13th

Location: Gramercy/Union Square Park

Salary: $15/hour

Hours: 10-15 hours/ week. Monday Thru Friday: 4PM-6PM

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Picking up 4-year-old twin boys from camp (summer) and preschool (school year). Playing. Reading bosoks. Serving dinner. Keeping children’s area neat/organized. A few late nights per month (e.g. 8pm) are an option.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES: It is not required, but if you like to cook, I’d hire you to work extra hours to prepare healthy food.

ABOUT ME: I’m a psychologist. I work 9-5 at another university. I’m a single mom by choice, and am very excited to be raising two happy, healthy boys! I do have one non-negotiable requirement (scent-free), please see below for details.

SCENT-FREE: I’m allergic to many fragrances found in laundry detergents, cleaning products, Febreze, lotions, soaps, shampoos, perfumes, etc. You must be able to be scent-free (e.g. using unscented laundry detergent for your own clothing). If we meet for an interview, you must be as scent-free as possible at the interview. This is non-negotiable.

PET: I have a cat. He is friendly and mellow.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Toddler/preschool babysitting or nanny experience required. Pediatric CPR training preferred (If you don’t have it, I’ll pay for you to take a course). Early childhood education or developmental psychology background would be a bonus. The ideal candidate will be calm, detail-oriented, flexible, and as scent-free as possible.


1. Tell me (via email) about your experience and why you are interested in the job.

2. Provide contact information for two references (preferably previous employers).

Jennie Sharf, Ph.D.

(917) 304-4847