Your pre- assessment application has been accepted
and based on the information that you have provided, we
have identified you as a potentially qualified candidate
for a live-in caregiver position in Canada.
How CaregiverJobs.ca will help you find a great nanny
job in Canada
CaregiverJobs.ca helps nannies and caregivers from
around the world find employment in Canada quickly and
easily and without significant placement and recruitment
fees. It is not easy to find a job for international
caregivers in Canada, but our services will work with
you to make this process as simple as possible.
CaregiverJobs.ca allows you to advertise your caregiver
profile and receive job offers directly from Canadian
employers in order to secure a position. Employers will
contact you directly and you along with the employer
will be able to negotiate and agree on the job
conditions that are most suitable for both of you. Your
employer will also arrange all the documentation
required for your work permit in Canada (at no cost to
Caregiverjobs.ca puts you in control of the whole
process, putting your future in your own hands.
How it works – Step by step process:
1. CaregiverJobs.ca will make an assessment of
your application and we will approve it for advertising
on our web site.
2. Canadian employers and families who are
looking for a live-in caregiver or a live-in nanny will
search our online database and contact you directly by
sending you a direct message. This message will be
forwarded to your email address. A list of all your
messages can be found in your personal account on
3. Once you receive a message, you contact the
employer directly by email and set up a phone interview
or Skype video interview. Please pay attention to the
time difference between your country and Canada.
4. Usually employers will conduct job interviews
with a number of candidates and select the one who is
most suitable for their needs and requirements.
5. Once you are selected by an employer you will
sign a job contract and send it back to the employer.
Live-In Caregiver Program - Sample contract
6. Your prospective employer will accept the
contract and submit a request to hire you to the
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).
Once the ESDC has confirmed the job offer (LMIA), it
will send the prospective employer a confirmation
letter. The prospective employer will be instructed to
send a copy of the confirmation letter to you. It could
take up to two months before the employer receives a
response from ESDC.
7. Once approved, the employer will send you a
copy of your approved LMIA.
8. On receipt of the LMIA you must apply for a
work permit at the Canadian embassy nearest to you.
The Canadian embassy in your country will supply you
with a check list for all the requisite documents for
this process. Example:
APPLICATION KIT - Canadian Embassy, Manila
Document Checklist for Hong Kong Candidates
9. Once you have received a work permit you can
come to Canada and begin work for your employer.
Salary & Working condition:
Your salary, will be approximately
$1100 - $1600 depending on the province in which you
find employment. You will have your own room and board.
As a live-in caregiver, you have legal rights regarding
fair working conditions and fair treatment in accordance
with the employment standards legislation of most
provinces and territories. Employment standards
legislation cover rights in areas such as:
- days off each week;
- vacation time with pay;
- paid public holidays;
- overtime pay;
- minimum wage;
- other protections, including equal pay, equal
benefits and notice of employment termination;
- maximum charges for room and board.
We are an on-line service. We do not charge
applicants a placement or a recruitment fee, but
applicants who want to advertise their profile on
our web-site and receive job offers directly from
employers are required to pay an advertising fee.
Our fees are significantly lower than any agency
placement fees in Canada.
Advertising fees vary according to the country from
which you are applying and your specialization.
Please fill out the application form and we will
send you further information on our Advertising fees
and payment conditions.
Please fill out the application form found at the link
If you have already submitted an application, click
your existing account.
Your application will allow us to identify if you are a
qualified candidate and establish the required
advertising fee for you.
After submission of your application, an account will
automatically be created for you, and your account and
login information will be emailed to you at the email
address you provide.
Once we determine that you are a qualified candidate you
will be able to add to your profile copies of your
diploma, school certificates, references, first aid
certificates, and a copy of your passport. (Your
Passport copy and the contact details of your references
will not be made public).
Once you decide to advertise your profile at
CaregiverJobs.ca, one of our specialist editors will be
in touch with you to create a more Western Style resume
on your behalf, to help attract potential employers.
Remember: The major benefit of the live-in
caregiver program is:
You are able to apply for permanent residency for
yourself and your family in Canada after completing a
minimum of two years employment as a live-in caregiver
With any queries please feel free to contact us at