Classifieds (offers of goods & services)

 

Need Waldorf Babysitters or Mothers Helpers & Nannies for the summer?

We have High School students (and alumni) who are experienced babysitters and who have taken Red Cross certified classes in babysitting and childcare. Many of them have grown up with the Waldorf approach to Early Childhood; endorsing simplicity parenting, a limited age-appropriate approach to media, and a focus on nurturing the social impulse via the engaging value of play. Contact the school at info@chicagowaldorf.org with inquiries and we will help match you to a Waldorf High School babysitter in your neighborhood.
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Rent a CWS family owned condo, 1 block from school

I am looking for a renter of my condo at 1322 Albion, right behind the school. It has two good-sized bedrooms and one full bathroom. It’s about 1,425 square feet. There is storage in the basement and a parking spot behind the building.  I am asking $1,450 a month, however this is negotiable. The space is beautiful, bright, gorgeously painted and spacious. If you know of anyone who may be interested, please contact me and feel free to give my contact information out as well. Thank you,  Becky Moskowitz   rebeccamikalunas@gmail.com  312.320.9836
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Interested in Housing / Rental Opportunity

I am looking for either a one bedroom apartment or a studio, in a safe area, close to public transportation (on the Red line or Blue line). Looking for: Dog friendly / Bed bug free / Under $800 per month. And I'm ready to move. Please contact: Ariadna Escamilla  /  runacaito@hotmail.com  /  224.201.4708
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Mother of a CWS Kindergartner needs early morning care for her Kindergartener

Mother of a CWS Kindergartener is looking for a Waldorf family (or grandma/nanny/alumnus/Arcturus student) to help with early morning care for her child for the 2015-2016 school year. The mother needs to be at work before the 8:00 drop-off time for CWS. She’d like to find a CWS family who would bring her daughter to school with them and then the adult would walk her to her classroom. She would drop her daughter off at the family’s home around 7:30 a.m. Please email her at lori.mcgreal@gmail.com if this might be a good fit for your family and to discuss payment.
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Freelance SEO expert and freelance videographer wanted

Small Niles manufacturing company seeks someone to videotape and edit product assembly and someone to write technical articles, customer interviews, and case studies to be posted on our web site weekly in order to improve SEO. Please contact chris@candycontrols.com
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Babysitter - Rogers Park

26 years old French student who is currently in Chicago for an internship at the Art Institute is staying with the parents of a Waldof alum and is available for babysitting. She is available most evenings of the week and on the weekend for babysitting children of all ages. Friendly, responsible, reliable, and experienced with children aged from 6 months to 10 years old. She enjoys playing with the children, reading stories, drawing together, or going out to play in the park. She speaks both English and French. Please feel free to contact her for an interview. Contact: Elsa 314-973-0661  or thyss.elsa@gmail.com
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Elmer's Painting and Handyman Service

Support this Waldorf School (5th grade) parent owned business. Offering complete painting service for small or large jobs. Also installation and repair of electrical ceiling fans, light fixtures, light switches, wall sockets.  Basic plumbing repair or replacement for toilets, faucets, and garbage disposals. Simple carpentry, also window screen repair, door locks installed and repaired…and more. Good trouble shooting skills, Fully insured. Call Elmer at 847-840-2488.
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Waldorf Nanny Share

Looking for Waldorf family to do a once/week nannyshare for 4-6 year old boy. Either Monday or Friday is fine, our place or yours, or we can rotate. We live in Evanston, near Main+Forest, and are looking to share a nanny with another similarly aged child. My son is a happy, normal, active, imaginative 4 year old who attends home based Waldorf preschool 3x/wk. The nanny would have a background in early childhood education, be comfortable with and preferably educated in, Waldorf philosophy, be playful, dependable, love her work, and guide children in age appropriate ways. Email or call if you are interested: zafiro.us@gmail.com  224-633-6100 Thanks for your time!
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Waldorf Nanny-Sharing

Waldorf family with warm, dependable nanny (and Arcturus student) seeking another family for art-centered, nature-infused nanny-sharing. Our home or yours. Current days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, with flexibility on Wednesday and Friday.  Please email/call with interest and questions: 773-255-0619 or hilaryjordan@sbcglobal.net.
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White Moon Healing Center

White Moon Healing Center  is a holistic health care clinic just around the corner from the Chicago Waldorf School. For the past 22 years they have provided natural treatment options for the whole family:  adults, children, and pets. They offer acupuncture, their own line of custom herbal extracts, nutritional counseling, and detoxification programs. They specialize in treating both acute and chronic illnesses with natural remedies and helping to replace pharmaceuticals with plant-based medicines. First time appointments for people start at an hour for $75, and pets start at a half hour for $40. They have a comprehensive herbal pharmacy, including Western and Chinese herbs, nutritional supplements, homeopathic remedies, essential oils, and the best homemade kombucha tea in Chicago. Call or email them for a free consultation to see how they could help you with your health care needs. For more information go to www.whitemoonhealingcenter.com or call 773-743-5229
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Need a Mason?

Consider Mike Plumb of Plumb Masonry. Mike is the father of Ruth in the 7th grade and Elsa in the 2nd grade. Mike has been tuckpointing, rebuilding chimneys and installing chimney liners for over 20 years. Feel free to check out our website plumbmasonry.com, email mike@plumbmasonry.com, or call 773-401-9020 for a free estimate for any type of masonry work.
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Newleaf Natural Grocery

Please visit Newleaf Natural Grocery (south-east corner of Loyola and Lakewood) just steps from school. For nearly ten years Newleaf has worked in tandem with CWS parents and teachers! New customers, get 20% off your first organic produce box for mentioning this ad. Come on over; we'll see you soon!
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Disclaimer

All classifieds listings in the Chicago Waldorf School Bulletin are not necessarily endorsed by, or representative of, the faculty, staff or pedagogy of Chicago Waldorf School. These paid listings are open to the entire Chicagoland community and as such they are solely the responsibility of the authors themselves.