Live-in Nanny, Montreal, Quebec

Live-in nannies in Montreal, Quebec

Increasing numbers of families in Montreal, Quebec are looking for specific qualities in nannies, such as French or English-speakers. To find these nannies, parents are turning to, where we help you find for affordable live-in nanny options in Montreal.  

We know that if both parents in a family work full-time, and have young children at home, the task of juggling the myriad responsibilities can get rough. And that’s where hiring a live-in nanny can be truly helpful – and not only that, but affordable.

The going salary for nannies in Montreal ranges between $1200-$2000/month, not including room and board (as well as the flight from overseas if hiring an overseas nanny). The wide range of salaries depends on the qualifications and experience of the nanny. Even at the highest end of the spectrum, hiring a live-in nanny actually comes out cheaper than full-time daycare for two children! 

So not only can parents get the help they need, but they can do so without going into debt. And they can also find a nanny who speaks their specific language, whether it is French, English, Russian, Ukranian, Filipino or anything else!

Once you’ve decided that hiring a live in nanny in Montreal is the right decision for your family, you will need to apply to Canada’s Live-in Caregiver Program. It’s a simple application, whose goal is to keep both you and your live-in nanny safe and protected. On your end, you will need to prove that you have the means to pay your nanny regularly, and can provide a safe work environment. Remember, a live-in nanny is a profession, and just as in any recognized, legal profession, they sign contracts with their employers and have the right to vacation days, sick days, time off and overtime pay.

If you hire a nanny through, are happy with her services but no longer need her (i.e., if your children have grown up!), you can recommend to her as a good resource to find a new job. Quality nannies are always in demand in Montreal, and has a database of employers who would be happy to receive a nanny with personal recommendations!

For nannies who are seeking jobs from outside of Canada, is THE resource for finding employers who will commit to hire and pay their travel expenses, as stipulated by Canada’s Live-in Caregiver Program. specializes in the placement of live-in nannies in Montreal, Quebec in the following areas: Downtown, Chinatown, : Quartier international,  Cité Multimédia, Golden Square Mile,  Shaughnessy Village/Quartier Concordia, Mile End, Pointe-Saint-Charles, Saint-Henri,  Little Burgundy, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Côte-des-Neiges, Little Italy and Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.