Care.com

Care.com

By Care.com, Inc.

  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Release Date: 2009-10-10
  • Current Version: 9.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 187.94 MB
  • Developer: Care.com, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 26,749 Ratings

Description

Hire a caregiver, when and where you need them. Finding the right care comes from making the right connections. Word of mouth searches only takes you so far. At Care.com, you’ll have access to our large network of caregivers right in your local area. Join our community and find the right match for all your child care, senior care, pet care, housekeeping, or tutoring needs. 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 Premium Subscriptions for Families • We have multiple subscriptions to choose from; 1-month, 3-month, and 12-months • 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, 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-or-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 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

  • Great App

    4
    By E & S Ramos
    We used care.com to find a nanny. It’s easy to navigate and had quality applicants. I like the scheduling feature for interviews and the ability to pay someone in the app if needed. I wish I could see all the scheduled interviews at once, because it’s easy to double-book if you’re not careful.
  • The App has a LOT of errors and bugs

    2
    By DReaderABC
    Care.com is a nice service with a couple major exceptions. 1. It used to be free to request a copy of the applicant’s background check. Now it would s a steep fee. I think that to keep its members safe care.com should require all members to pay for an initial background check when they sign up for account and be able to give that to potential employers on request. 2. The iPhone app is absolutely terrible. The message notification system does not work. I only get notified of messages (the red dot with number of messages in it) after I open the app. Additionally Care.com seems to be blacklisted from some of the major email providers and ALL care.com emails automatically go to junk folder. I have lost some good Nanny’s because I could not maintain communication with them. 3. Cannot exchange phone information in the app and most providers are not set-up to call through care.com app 4. The care.com app DOES NOT SHOW HOW LONG A CAREGIVER HAS BEEN REGISTERED WITH CARE.COM. I have had many caregiver candidates who mysteriously disappeared with messages saying their accounts had been shut down. I can still see their profile in some cases but cannot send them messages.
  • Can’t even log in

    1
    By Debi Ryals
    Seriously, for the amount of money you are taking in you could afford a working app. The app goes right to set up new account. No chance to sign in even though it’s clearly an option. The web is not great either. Great idea, poor presentation 😢
  • Easy App to Use!

    5
    By Tattooedsinner
    Great app! User friendly. Very pleased.
  • There’s a catch

    1
    By Emzy456789
    I’m a college student looking to make money over the summer, thought care.com was a great idea. Don’t be fooled! They constantly pester you to upgrade to premium, will charge you money for a background check and driving record, and will charge even more money to respond to messages. I’m not sure where they got the idea that people are trying to spend money instead of making it. Complete waste of time!
  • Upgrade disappointment

    2
    By Brittany.morgan
    The fact that you have to upgrade to reply to a person or even see the messages and pay that amount of money is ridiculous, it never used to be like this!!!
  • This is the glitchiest app I’ve ever seen.

    1
    By Kurunir3021
    Things you can’t do in this app: —call phone numbers typed into chat messages —copy text from chat messages —reopen a job listing after culling first-round applicants —see your own job listings on your home feed —see accurate averages of applicants’ reviews
  • Awful messaging issues!!!

    1
    By Kapow12
    I paid $40 for a month subscription and every time I try to message an applicant, it won’t send. It erases my messages and tells me the person is “inactive” despite that I can see their profile and application. The worst part: I can’t hit Help or anything in the app without it telling me my email isn’t set up. But my email address is there in settings. This is hindering my ability to get a care provider for my mother. Very frustrated and the cost is ridiculous for this kind of issues and lack of support!
  • Great app with one flaw

    4
    By Me@@@
    I do love this app mostly. The only flaw is that it is not well designed for the IPhone X. When I open a review of a caregiver, the “x” button to close the review is directly over the right upper notch of the iPhone X, where the signal, WiFi, and battery icons are. It means that I’m unable to press the “x” button to close the caregiver review, so I have to force close the care.com app each time and start over. Hopefully they fix this issue once they start refining the app for iPhone X (and the many new phones with the same notch that Apple is making next).
  • App Could be better

    3
    By NewCambridgeMom
    Runs with a lag - messages don’t refresh instantly and runs with a lag. Hard to organize applications - it’s all message-based. Other than tagging candidates with Decline, Keep in the Running, or “Heart” there’s no real way to keep track of who you’ve talked, take notes on each candidate, or if that candidate had previously applied for another job posting. App crashes when I start deleting old messages. While not an app issue, I find that applicants RARELY read your post carefully before applying. I go through about 20 applications and exchange 1-2 messages with each candidate (that actually bothers to respond) to realize that the dates/times they are available DO NOT MATCH MY JOB DESCRIPTION.

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