Hiring Guides for All Types of Care

Get tips on finding the care you need with these helpful guides.

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The hiring process is no joke. Whether it's finding someone to look after your aging loved one full time or taking your canine companion for a walk, there are many things to consider when you're welcoming a new person into your home. Your care provider should not only understand the family dynamic but also be someone you can trust.

The needs for each family are different. Depending on the care you're in search of, refer to these guides to help you through the process.


Child Care

Special Needs

Senior Care

Pet Care




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Comments (5)
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Nicole G.
I worked for a lady recntly that used me for a month with no pay and she lied and after 7 week i got a check for 18.5 hours and i logged over 120 before it was over . my heart kept believing that a quad that depends so much on other people would not screw them over like she did me and also the treatment i got from her was abusive..
Posted: October 17, 2013 at 11:12 PM
Member Care C.
Hi Dawn,
Care Gigs is for the miscellaneous jobs posted on the site. For example if you need someone with help you with mainly shopping, organizing and errands but you have some light house keeping as well, you could post the job in Care Gigs. A lot of Care Gig Providers list in their profile what sort of services they are available for, so this is a category where reaching out to individuals on the site is most helpful.
Posted: October 26, 2012 at 4:11 PM
Dawn D.
Yes, i agree. my needs are somewhat scattered. so i'm doing my best to organize,
priorities whats most important & put together in away that's understadable and clear. by the way , can someone tell me what's.. Care Gig Poviders / Ind. Care Gig Providers ? i have feeling that's the catqagory i'd use, because have different stuff need help with, not just housekeeping. though not exactly sure what that means. *t,y.
Posted: October 26, 2012 at 2:21 AM
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Missrebecca A.
this website is so DISORGANIZED! Nanny=Full Time Caregiver, who helps a family raise their child(ren). Babysitter=Caregiver who comes in for a few hours, but is not helping raise children, just watching them for a little while. The stupid postings: "Part-Time Nanny" or "Nanny for Wednesday & Thurs" well...they are just that....stupid! Also, proof that this website has little interest in clarifying specific needs of families or caregivers. Come on, guys, lets pull your act together!#? How many YEARS have you been in business, now?????????????
Posted: August 12, 2012 at 12:25 PM
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Mary O.
These are helpful. Would love to see one for personal care gigs.
Posted: May 02, 2012 at 11:43 PM
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