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MAINTAINED CARE

Please note: if you’d like one nanny for all (or the majority of!) your needs please visit our permanent placement page.

OCCASIONAL or SEMI-REGULAR CARE (babysitting)

If you need childcare assistance on a semi­-regular basis, or want to set up care with more than 48 hours notice, you are in the right place!

Our nannies specialize in date night and intermittent care. You might not be in need of one consistent nanny, and maintained services are what we specialize in!

Our team of nannies are the best in the biz. They are trained, screened and ready to swoop in with support for whatever your unique schedule is.

We suggest getting to know a few of our great nannies to create a “care team” -- after all, sometimes it takes a village! Booking care in advance helps families chances of securing their favorite nannies. Not interested in multiple nannies? Check out our permanent placement option!

If you are looking for a specific nanny, please reach out ahead of time to check on availability before booking. We always make attempts to keep the number of nannies sent to one family as minimal as possible.

Let us help you when life happens!


 maintained care Rates:

There is a $3 fee per individual booking.

  • Regular Rates

    • 1 child: $22/hour

    • 2 children: $23/hour

    • 3 children: $24/hour

    • 4 children: $25/hour

  • Shared Care Rates (Nanny Share)

    • 2 children: $26/hour

    • 3 children: $28/hour

    • 4 children: $30/hour

  • Infant Multiples (under 12 months)

    • Twins: $26/hour

    • Triplets: $30/hour

    • Quadruplets: $34/hour

  • Holidays:

    • 1 child: $25/hour

      • $1 each additional child

      • We observe the following as holidays

        • New Years Day

        • Easter Sunday

        • Memorial Day

        • Independence Day (4th of July)

        • Labor Day

        • Thanksgiving

        • Christmas Eve

        • Christmas Day

        • New Years Eve

  • Need consistent newborn overnight care? Ask us about our rates for this specialized care!


How to Schedule a Job:

Once you have filled out a family profile:

  1. Book online from your account page. Complete the form with your schedule request and click on "Complete Request". You will be required to prepay for your services. In the unique event that we cannot fill your request, we will refund your card.

  2. If you would like us to find you one nanny to secure your needs, there is a $50 non-refundable placement fee - this is booked under ‘request a nanny’ tab (We WILL refund your placement fee if we are unable to find you a nanny or if you need to cancel your request before one has been found.

  3. We have a $3 booking fee for every booking

  4. If you require a nanny share, or have infant multiples, please specify in the job comments section. These jobs are subject to an up-charge.


Booking Policies: 

  • We guarantee a maximum ratio of 4:1 (children:nanny). If you need child care for more than 4 children, please call us directly. We'd be happy to work with you on this!

  • We require a minimum of 4 hours for our services before 5pm; all services after 5pm require a minimum of 3 hours. Should you need less than this amount of hours, you will be billed for the minimum of 3 or 4 hours, depending on the time of day.

  • Mileage reimbursement: Families are responsible for directly reimbursing nannies for driving of the nannies' own vehicles on the job. The standard rate of .55 cents per mile - taken from the State of Oregon website. This is due upon completion of care.


If you have a unique request or any questions about the process, please email booking@portlandnanny.com or text/call 503-586-4775






 Once your care has been requested, we will then match you with a nanny and email you the nanny's profile.