Child care issues are some of the most common family issues in the workplace, frequently responsible for absenteeism and poor work-life balance. Securing reliable, high quality childcare enhances family well-being, productivity at work and your child's development. At the same time, an absence of clear guidelines for employment practices characterize the child care industry - especially regarding nanny employment.
This free webinar will provide a quick overview of everything you need to know about finding, hiring and retaining a great nanny. This process involves locating your own priorities as a family before you begin your search.Join us for this interactive session with nanny placement expert Alyce DesRoisers and parent educator Suzanne Schmidt, who will discuss best practices for hiring and employing a nanny, including topics such as: best practices for pay, establishing clear communication from the start, planning for vacation and sick leave, creating a work agreement, setting up nanny shares, health and safety protocol and more.
Please note that this is an introductory session. For parents interested in taking a deeper dive and having specific questions answered, please join for the 2 part series on June 20 and June 25.
About Alyce DesRoisers, LCSW
Alyce Desrosiers, Chirp’s owner and founder, is a licensed clinical social worker assisting San Francisco Bay Area families since 1996 through the process of choosing nannies that fit for them. She recently published her 3rd book on nannies, The Nanny Manual: How to Hire and Nurture the Perfect Caregiver for Your Child
About Suzanne Schmidt, Ph.D.
Suzanne Schmidt, Ph.D leads education initiatives in the Bay Area for Hand in Hand: the domestic employers network. Hand in Hand is a national network of employers of nannies, house cleaners and home attendants, our families and allies, who are grounded in the conviction that dignified and respectful working conditions benefit worker and employer alike. We envision a future where people live in caring communities that recognize all of our interdependence. To get there, we support employers to improve their employment practices, and to collaborate with workers to change cultural norms and public policies that bring dignity and respect to domestic workers and all of our communities.