Mannies is 100% free to join for families and the Mannie.
Yes. We do not sell members’ information to third party organizations. Mannies.com keeps your data confidential. We maintain a monitored email system that allows you to communicate through mannies.com instead of your personal email. We also use strong inscription technology to protect your personal and private information.
It is important to be safe so we strongly recommend that you conduct interviews, check all records and check employment history and run your own background searches on candidates you show an interest.
We have 9 specific areas of service at this time:
We plan to add more as requests come in from families and Mannies.
A mannie is hired for a project and the family will make the agreed upon payment to an escrow account held by Mannies.com. Once the job is complete, Mannies.com releases the escrow monies less a 10% commission directly to the mannie.
Families seeking help from a mannie can apply by completing the online registration form. Once we review and approve your application, you will then be able to create your profile and begin searching for mannies to fill your needs.
A mannie offering a service can apply to mannies.com by completing the online registration form. Once we review and approve your application, you will then be able to create your profile and begin posting jobs for hire.
It is important to screen, check references, interview, run background checks and monitor the mannie on the job. Additional information is provided on the Safety page.
Mannies does not conduct background checks. However, you are free to conduct your own background check on any of the candidates you wish to hire.
Once you post a project/job opportunity, Mannies will begin to respond by providing their credentials and quoting fees. We urge you to carefully review all proposals and respond to the Mannies you feel will be most qualified. You can also schedule face-to-face interviews, which we recommend. You can search for Mannies and ask them to quote your project.
No. You will make payments through Mannies.com through an escrow account, where the funds are held until the services are rendered to the satisfaction of the family and the Mannie.
Once you have a short-list to consider, schedule 10-minute phone interviews with each candidate. It’s amazing how quickly you can feel out the potential relationship through a quick call. For certain hires, decisions can be made following this call.
However, when hiring for more intimate services such as senior and child care, you need to schedule in-person interviews in a public place. Schedule these meetings at a coffee shop or other public venue. Once you are down to the final 2 candidates, a final interview should take place with your Senior loved one or child, to see how they connect.
We welcome you to preview our database in search of the right mannie or family. After you sign up for mannies.com, you will then be able to make direct contact using our email messaging system.
Mannies.com is developed with strong inscription technology to protect your personal and private information. We utilize firewalls and SSL to protect against unauthorized access.
Under the law, a “nanny mannie” is considered a household employee and you may need to calculate, file, and pay mannie (nanny payroll tax) in order to avoid costly fines and penalties. You may want to retain the services of a tax accountant in order to protect yourself as an employer and to help ensure that your mannie obtains the benefits he may be entitled to receive.