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 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