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Adventurous + Organized Nanny/Kids Chef Needed For Energetic Family In Kauai

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A kind-spirited, close-knit family based on the beautiful island of Kauai is seeking an adventurous, travel-ready nanny/kids chef to join their bustling family team!

 

  • Location: Kauai, Hawaii
  • Ages of children: 7, 5, 2, and 1 year old
  • Start date/Contract dates: As soon as they find the right fit!
  • Schedule: Full-time, guaranteeing 40 hours per week, with the general schedule falling between 10am-6pm Tuesday-Saturday (or similar). The candidate can anticipate 20 hours/week dedicated to childcare, and 20 hours/week dedicated to grocery procurement and meal preparation. Flexibility and excitement for travel and weekend support will be asked and appreciated with advanced notice! 
  • Compensation: The family is offering $35+/hour based on the 40+ hour/week schedule, which equates to annualized base compensation of $73+k/year dependent on experience. 
  • Benefits: The family is open to providing benefits including paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, matching 401k contributions, a vehicle for use while on duty, relocation assistance, and provided off-site housing based on candidate need and the full benefits package.
  • Live-in/Live-out: Live-out. Nearby private and separate housing accommodations on the island provided. 

Daily environment: 

 

    • This active family of six is passionate about fostering community and are excited to welcome another person to their team who will embrace this value system, along with their current nanny and Adventure Nannies educator! When they’re not enjoying the sunshine in Kauai, they enjoy traveling to locations like East Africa and Colorado as it is safe to do so.
    • This collaborative team works together to ensure the children are growing and thriving. Their boys are energetic and curious, and love activities from arts and crafts to reading to swimming. A candidate who is adventure-ready, high-energy, loves to cook, and enjoys a bustling, fun-filled environment will fit right in with this loving and active crew! 

Ideal candidate: 

 

    • This position is ideal for a candidate who is nurturing, organized, proactive, with a step-in, step-out mentality, and who is passionate about working with children as well as cooking! Bonus points for a candidate who can combine cooking, cleaning, and childcare responsibilities and has an eagerness to include and engage the children in house tasks and cooking-related activities. 
    • Playfulness and intuition are key! This family loves to get outside and enjoy their environment no matter the weather, and wear both swimsuits and raincoats daily! A candidate with an adventurous attitude and a love for energetic environments who can go with the flow and anticipate the family’s needs will thrive with this team.
    • Candidate must be excited to take ownership over food planning, including meal planning, grocery shopping, and preparation of healthy meals for the boys. 
    • The ideal candidate is eager to take on new roles and lend a helping hand. With a family of six, there is always more room to participate in helping the family, and a candidate who exhibits a self-starting and driven spirit will be an asset to the team! 

Must haves: 

 

    • At least 3 years of professional, full-time childcare experience
    • Valid driver’s license and passport
    • Create a stimulating, nurturing, and safe environment for the children to grow and thrive
    • Comfortable and excited to execute grocery shopping and child-related healthy meal preparation
    • Confident swimmer and comfortable caring for children in/around pools and the ocean
    • Fully vaccinated 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!

 

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