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Are you looking for services like cleaning, someone to look after the kids or help out with the gardening?
The sites we list here are currently only available in German.
You have the option to hire someone on a more permanent basis (minijob) or use a company to supply the services as needed.
Please be aware of your responsibilities when you hire someone.

Minijob zentrale

According to the Bundesagentur für Arbeit, mini jobs are minor jobs with a maximum monthly pay of €450 or a maximum of 70 days work per calendar year.
The Minijob zentrale has information about the legal issues.
You can also search for services or register yourself for services


A very nice website to search for services is Betreut.
They offer the following services:

  • Kinderbetreuung
  • Au Pair
  • Nachhilfe
  • Seniorenbetreuung
  • Tierbetreuung
  • Haus & Garten

Studenten Vermittlung

Looking for a student to help you move your furniture?
You can find that and more on studenten-vermittlung


Looking for someone to help with the plumbing or fix a cupboard or any other type of Artisan?
Try my-hammer

Kinderbetreuung/Au Pair

If you are looking for someone to help your children with school work or look after them when you go on a date, you can find services on the Betreut website. 
To find a full-time Au Pair, search on Aupairworld  Facebook groups like Au Pair in Europe.
You can also look in your local newspaper or online community groups


Cleaner die putzhilfe
Childcare die Kinderbetreuung
Eldery care die Seniorenbetreuung
Private tuition die Nachhilfe
Animal care or pet sitters die Tierbetreuung

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