Care.com

Care.com

By Care.com, Inc.

  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Release Date: 2009-10-10
  • Current Version: 8.8
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 168.11 MB
  • Developer: Care.com, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 24,816 Ratings

Description

Get a caregiver or care job, when and where you need it. Finding the right care comes from making the right connections. Word of mouth searches only take you so far. At Care.com, you’ll have access to our large network of caregivers or care jobs, right in your local area. Join our care community and find the right match for all your child care, senior care, pet care, housekeeping, or tutoring needs. FAMILIES LOOKING FOR CARE: No matter the occasion; special event, date night, recurring, full-time or part-time, find the care that suits your needs. • Share your needs by creating a job post • Search and view caregiver profiles, photos, and reviews • Get instant alerts when interested caregivers respond • Manage bookings, interviews, and payments - all in one place • Make fast and easy payments through the app CAREGIVERS LOOKING FOR JOBS: Tout your qualities and experience in a way that will get attention and apply to jobs that make sense. • Create an engaging profile with personality • Search and apply to jobs right from your phone • Filter jobs by your availability • Message and respond to interview requests • Accept payments with ease • Manage your profile, calendar, and jobs in one place Premium Subscriptions for Families - We have multiple subscriptions to choose from: 1 month, 3 month, 6 month, 12 month. - Your iTunes account will be charged at confirmation for your purchase and will auto-renew for the same price and duration period as the original 1, 3, 6, or 12 month package - Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period - Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase - Once a subscription period commences, that subscription period cannot be cancelled - Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. - At any time, you can review our privacy policy at: http://www.care.com/privacy-policy-p1013.html or our terms of use at: http://www.care.com/terms-of-use-p1012.html Subscription costs for Families - 1 month: $39.99 - 3 months: $79.99 - 12 months: $159.99 Optional background checks subscription for Families - 1 month: $24.99 - 3 months: $74.99 - 12 months: $299.99 Subscription costs for Caregivers - 1 month: $24.99 - 3 months: $54.99 - 6 months: $69.99 Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Care.com - Find Nannies, Babysitters & More Support

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Reviews

  • Frustrating tech-decent service

    2
    By uvajeD
    We have used this service to hire babysitters for the last 11 years. The Care.com service is quite useful for finding our sitters. However the app and web site makes it difficult to sort applicants for your jobs. This should work more like a standard email and texting app, instead they display a lot of messages as a stream of consciousness with mixing my 52 applicants all together. They have little ability to sort, take notes on or rate applicants for personal review. On several occasions, we have mistaken one applicant for another because the messages seem to get mixed up between different applicants. Furthermore, you need to use the app to make phone calls for you because you can’t share phone numbers between sitters and yourself. I wish I could find a service that was as useful as Care.com that cared about the paying customers needs instead of constantly adding barriers to usefulness with their technology.
  • Absolutely Horrible

    1
    By ThrillKills
    I have not written an app review in at least 6 years but this is so bad it deserves 0 stars. People come on to this site to apply to jobs so they can earn some money. How great is it to find out after you apply to a job that you cant even talk to the person you applied to unless you pay for a membership?? Like what the f**k is that about. Im trying to earn money here but Im not even able to get responses to my applications because you want me to pay for a membership? At this point its easier to just advertise with posters on telephone poles and cheaper as well.
  • Does not rotate or have an iPad view

    3
    By r543257905
    Handy app but doesn’t have a iPad version
  • Good caregivers, terrible app

    1
    By Tj Savvy
    The caregivers I have found through care.com have all been good but the app is very frustrating. It is not intuitive and very difficult to navigate. It blocks phone numbers which wouldn’t be so bad except that the interface through the app for calling doesn’t work either. I waste a lot of time trying to find messages and applicants. I cringe every time I have to locate a new caregiver because the app is so inefficient and frustrating. On top of it all I can’t find anyplace to get help or report problems!
  • Annoyed

    1
    By StefaniBanks
    I am shocked that an app that requests so much money for a subscription, they have no way other than email to get in contact with the company!
  • You won’t need credits soon, but you also don’t have enough

    2
    By Hayley1314
    I can’t apply for anything because I don’t have enough credits, but when will the needing credits actually end. I’m not forking out $25 when I need 1 credit to apply for a job less than a mile from me.
  • Way overpriced!

    1
    By AngeloSF
    $79 for 3 months? When you finally find someone it’s $59 for a basic background check. You get charged whether or not they accept to do the background check. If you have deep pockets and don’t mind having potential sitters hang up on you or ignore your messages, be my guest.
  • Crap Application and process.

    1
    By MathewThomas
    Care.com recently started blocking messages with phone numbers. So you cannot contact the Caregiver directly to discuss the job or set up an interview. This causes a lot of problems because your calls don’t go through. It is also frustrating for the job seeker and you as the advertiser because your call get linked to a care.com. They say this is all in privacy. I am willing to opt out of their B/S. This is not the case. Please don’t join because you will be frustrated.
  • Money Pit

    1
    By Bowtiesandbunkbeds
    This used to be an amazing resource. Now you need to pay to get messages on both ends. Attempts to spam and trick you into upgrading. So incredibly disappointing.
  • Elderly care responses - SUPER

    5
    By Fanforyears4011
    This App saved me and helping my mom get released from a nursing home. Maybe one not good response out of 20 but I say that is pretty close to perfect in my opinion !!! Thank u - has been a blessing 😇😇

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