Good communication is at the heart of any working relationship. A written work agreement is key to achieving that— ensuring that you and the person you employ have a shared understanding of the job. In places like New Jersey, Philadelphia, Massachusetts and Washington D.C. work agreements are also required under the law.

For you, it’s a great opportunity to be clear about your needs and expectations. For the worker, it provides clarity of their job duties, fosters stability, and builds trust. 

Hand in Hand has created these sample agreements as a starting point to help you.  

Nanny Share and Childcare Work Agreements

Home Attendant Work Agreements

House Cleaner Work Agreements