Engaging + Supportive Nanny/Family Assistant Needed For Open-Minded Family In D.C.

Position Filled – Engaging + Supportive Nanny/Family Assistant Needed For Open-Minded Family In D.C.


A caring, open-minded family of three based in Washington D.C. is seeking a supportive, engaging, and dependable nanny/family assistant to support their home and 7-year-old boy!


  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Ages of children: 7 years old
  • Start date/Contract dates: The position will begin as soon as the family finds the perfect fit!
  • Schedule: Full-time, guaranteeing 40 hours per week with the general schedule falling on Mondays through Fridays from 11am to 7pm. Flexibility for additional hours for weekends, evenings, and travel, as well as to shift hours during school breaks or closures (for example, 8am-5pm), will be asked and appreciated with advanced notice.
  • Compensation and benefits: The family is offering $30-$35+/hour in addition to benefits including healthcare stipend, relocation assistance, PTO, and a vehicle for professional use, equaling an annualized compensation in the $65-80+k/year range for the perfect applicant.
  • Live-in/Live-out: Live-out. A private and separate bed/bath in the family’s home may be available as a landing pad for a relocation applicant and the family may be open to offering a housing stipend for the perfect applicant.


  • Daily environment: 
    • These dual-career parents who split time between working from home and in the office during the week, while professional and on-the-go, describe their family and household as fun and light-hearted. As a progressive and active household, this family of three is open-minded and passionate about learning and experiencing new things, and are excitedly instilling a love for these values in their son!
    • Their 7-year-old is curious, speaks Spanish, and loves to build with Legos or read non-fiction books; they love when he’s able to get outside to explore, from a nature walk to venturing around the sights of D.C. when he is not attending school full-time in-person.
    • With bustling schedules, the family is eager to find a nanny/family assistant who can jump in to provide hands-on care for their son while helping to ensure their home runs smoothly.


  • Ideal candidate: 
    • This position is ideal for a candidate who is engaging and active, who loves to guide and be a positive role model for bright, growing children, and is ready to dive into exciting projects and activities with this family’s curious 7-year-old!
    • This position offers wonderful opportunities for growth, and a nanny/family assistant with a pitch-in mentality will feel right at home. With bustling schedules, this family is excited to work with an intuitive candidate who supports the inner runnings of the home, especially during school hours. This may include various organizational projects, prepping meals for the child (the family is vegetarian, though do not require this of their nanny!), running errands as needed, picking their son up from school, managing calendars, and more
    • Someone who brings a progressive, open-minded spirit will do well in this heart-filled home, as well as a curiosity for life and sense of engagement in all that they do!


  • Must haves: 
    • At least 3 years of professional, full-time childcare experience
    • Proven experience and confidence caring for elementary-aged children
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Flexible and able to adjust to schedule changes and travel
    • Organized and a self-starter
    • Fluency in Spanish and/or French is a big plus!
    • Love for cooking is a big plus!
    • Fully vaccinated and boosted (when eligible) against COVID-19 prior to start date in accordance with applicable laws.


This position is open to all Adventure Nannies candidates who are legally able to work in the US. Out of respect for the privacy of the families we work with, we cannot provide any additional information about this position other than what has already been provided in the job description. If you are interested in learning more about the position, please apply!

Due to the nature of our industry, the current Omicron-related surge, and the number of children who are not yet eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination, in an effort to ensure everyone’s health and safety, this family is currently only considering candidates who are fully vaccinated and boosted (when eligible) against COVID-19.