Second City Nannies, is a full- service childcare agency, serving families in Chicago. We create the most suitable match between a nanny and family, by focusing our efforts on providing excellent nannies for your most prized possessions. Through the years we have created lasting relationships with different families that have trusted their children in our hands. We can’t be more stoked to share our knowledge and expertise with new families.
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We used Second City Nannies when I decided to go back to work after spending two years at home with our boys. We had a tight timeline and a very long list of "Nanny Must Haves". I contacted a few companies wanting to see who could offer us the best options. Marybell was amiable and open to our wants and needs. She sent us some great options to review on paper before we decided to meet anyone we were interested in. We met, re-met and set up mini playdates between the nannies and our kids. We deliberated, ho-hummed, went back and forth. We finally decided on our nanny, Jen, who came to us from Second City Nannies. She met all of our qualifications and came so highly recommended that we couldn't pass her up. Through all of this Marybell held our hand and gave us sound advice when needed. We are so fortunate to have used Second City Nannies in a nanny search and two months later we couldn't be happier.
I've worked with Marybell from Second City Nannies for a couple of years now. Always a pleasure to deal with. Very good at communicating, very responsive, and you can tell that she definitely cares. I would, without a doubt, recommend her and her services.
Had an interview with Marybell set with a family in Downers Grove with Sahar S. I met her in Irving Park as it is more north than I am on the westside, I updated resume and gathered all documents for position, interviewed with family and everything went well. I was told by Sahar I would be notified the next day or by Saturday as my interview was Thursday. Sahar said everything went well and offered position, then some confusion and decided to let me go. Do not go through this agency as it is a waste of time and the families obviously aren't committed. I am beyond angry as this process took about a week and a couple days. I will never look for a job with this agency again. Go somewhere else !!!!
Marybell is exceptional. She is professional, intelligent and extremely responsive, I believe Marybell’s past experience as a nanny and current experience as a mother puts her in the perfect position to appropriately place the right nanny with a family. Second city nannies is unique from other agencies because Marybell meets face to face with the prospective family and nanny and works very hard to find just the right fit for both. I would highly recommend her agency to find the right family for a nanny~and the right nanny for a family.
As a former Placement Coordinator at Second City Nannies, I would highly advise families to look elsewhere for their nanny search. Extremely unorganized, unprofessional, and terrible communication between parties involved with placements. I have worked for other agencies in the past that have been great experiences, so in comparison, I am disappointed with the structure of this service.
Marybell was excellent with placing me with a family! I would recommend her to any family or nanny that’s in search for childcare! The interviews were fast, she was always updating me, and she communicated day or night with me. She’s an amazing person with a such a bright personality. She doesn’t beat around the bush or give false promises to help you like other nanny companies. She’s extremely loyal to her clients. I loved working with her and if anything were to ever happen she would be the first person I call!
Marybell was wonderful to work with helped us find our amazing nanny! I would recommend utilizing her services when searching for a nanny, it can be a very scary & stressful time and Marybell was able to alleviate that stress and guide us through the process.
Have used Second City Nannies' services three times now - always a life saver. Marybell is great to work with and does an amazing job. I'd recommend her business to anyone in need of high quality childcare in the Chicago area. A+
My experience with Second City Nannies has been unparalleled. I have gone to other agencies in the past to be placed as a manny, however Marybell has exceeded my expectations. Marybell understood my personal needs regarding a job placement such as salary, hours and days of the week to work since I am also taking classes in the city to get my degree. Second City Nannies worked closely with various families to place me in a very timely manner. I highly recommend to both parents and nannies to consider Second City Nannies for their job seeking opportunities and to find a great nanny/manny to care for their children.
Have been a nanny for years now, worked around children from a young age and I’ve never landed a job so quick that fit my schedule perfectly in such little time. Second city nannies helped me out completely, called me to set up a interview and matched me with the perfect family! I had been looking for a new nanny position for the past month and I am so excited to be starting work this coming Monday. I love children and this is my passion to be around them. I am super pleased with their work. I highly recommend them to any families or nanny’s looking for help.
Second City Nannies is an amazing agency. I really appreciate how they care and I'm thrilled with my new nanny position. The placement coordinator (Marybell and Christine) took the time to help me and the patience to walk me step by step and they worked hard to place me with the best possible match. They treated me like a valued professional and I was matched with a family that appreciates me and shows it. I highly recommend their service, it's the best you can find it!
We were really happy we worked with Second City Nannies to find our current nanny. After going through a different agency and being unhappy with our previous nanny for a few months, we finally made the decision to start the process again. With our previous agency, we were made to think that we couldn't find a better candidate for part-time and given our budget.
In working with Marybell, she understood our needs and quickly realized our current situation was optimized around the nanny and not what we needed for our family. She was confident we could find more qualified nannies that would fit our needs for our 5 and 1 year olds. Within just a couple of weeks, she found us not 1, but 2 great candidates.
We've been with our new nanny for a couple months now and she's SO much better than our previous one; I trust her with my most prized possessions. Very thankful to Marybell for listening to what we needed and finding great qualified candidates.
Marybell at Second City Nannies is awesome. We were at first apprehensive about hiring a nanny agency when there were so many ways to do it online...read this and 17 more