The Home Child Care Provider Pilot is a cost effective way to provide quality care for your children in your own home and receive help in the home to allow you to spend more time with the children at the end of the day.


he Home Child Care Provider is a great option for most families. The Nanny can live in or  live out of the family home and provides child care, light housework, nutritious meals. The Home Child Care Provider is an affordable option for busy families with long hours, single parents or shift workers. Your Caregiver is in the home to provide reliable and loving care to the children, assist in the mornings with breakfast and getting children off to school, assist with light housekeeping duties, arrange creative and educational  activities during the day with, help with homework and prepare or assist with the evening meal for the family. The live in Nanny requires their own private room (TV, internet is recommended) and free room and board plus their salary. The employment hours are 30- 44 hours per week and the employee is entitled to two days off per week. Overtime pay or time off in lieu is mandatory for any additional hours that exceed the 44 hours per week.

Majority of the Nannies for this program are from overseas. Selection and processing time is approximately one year. The Nannies from overseas must obtain security clearance, meet the English language and education requirements set by the Canadian government. The applicant must have work experience in the field they are applying and may have additional education and certificates for the field they are applying for. Example:  nursing, midwife, health care aid, teacher, home care and child care course etc.

There is an opportunity to employ an overseas applicant that is already in Canada on a work visa and seeking a new employer.

We will provide all necessary information on each applicant. You are welcome to visit our office to review the overseas applicant files or personal interviews are arranged if the Nanny is already in Canada on a work permit.

Days Off:   2 days per week  ( consecutive)

Hours: 30-44 hours per week. Overtime required for hours exceeding 44 hours. 

Salary: Will be quoted by Niagara Caregivers – follows Ontario Provincial Minimum Wage

Vacation: 2 weeks paid vacation per year or 4% gross salary per year

Statutory Holidays: 9 days per year (Ontario)

Health Insurance: Employer is responsible for health insurance for the first three months of employment. The employee will apply for OHIP upon arrival.

WSIB: Employer is required to register

Payroll Taxes: The employer is required to deduct CPP, EI and Income Tax from the gross wage and submit the taxes to Canada Revenue Agency.