Frequently Asked Questions

In-home Private chef

How long does a typical search take?

A typical search can take anywhere from 4-8 weeks or longer, depending on your family's needs, salary range, schedule, and response time.

What are your fees?

When you begin your search, Magnolia Agency will invoice you for an initial deposit which is credited towards your final placement fee. For permanent placements, we charge 18-20% of the employee's gross annual compensation. For long-term temporary placements or part-time placements (i.e. infant care specialists and doulas,) we charge 30% of the employee's gross compensation. If you are interested in shorter temporary placements or travel placements, please contact us.

What is the difference between a household manager and an estate manager? What is the difference between a housekeeper and an executive housekeeper? What is the difference between a doula, a baby nurse, and an infant care specialist?

We're glad that you asked. Many households (and many candidates) use very similar terminology to define the roles within their households. Some simple definitions to guide you can be found on our Services Page.

What is Adventure Nannies?

Adventure Nannies is a recruitment agency that was founded in 2011 and places exceptional nannies and private educators with active and traveling families all over the world.

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