Where Prestige Meets Professionalism: Curating Elite Staff for Distinctive Homes.


Begin with Muffetta's Personalized Staffing Journey

Contact our office by phone or email to indicate the type of position you need to fill, the qualifications you prefer, and the compensation you expect to pay. In addition to speaking with you over the phone, we are always happy to meet with you at your home or office to fully explore the details of your particular requirements.


Client Assessment:

The agency collaborates closely with the client to understand their specific needs and preferences for the candidate. This includes discussions about the type of care required, working hours, necessary skills, and other relevant factors.

Develop Position Specification:

A detailed job description is created, considering the function, home environment, and desired elements of the position.

Initial Candidate Assessment:

The staffing agency evaluates candidates to determine their qualifications, experience, and skills through resume reviews, interviews, and reference checks.

Candidate Matching Process:

Based on the candidate’s assessment and client requirements, the agency strives to find the best-suited candidate for the home. Factors like experience, skills, personality fit, and specific preferences are considered.

Candidate Interviews:

Shortlisted candidates meet with the client for in-person interviews, enabling assessment of compatibility and discussion of needs and expectations.

Present Candidates:

The agency presents the best candidates interviewed.

Interview Select Candidates:

Client company interviews are arranged with approved candidates. Candidates may progress to second and third interviews if required.

Check References:

The agency verifies the finalist’s skills and successes by speaking with individuals who have worked with them.

Trial Period:

Optionally, a trial period is arranged for the candidate to work temporarily in the home, allowing both parties to assess compatibility before making a final decision. A trial allows the client to evaluate their performance and suitability for the position before committing to a long-term contract.

Background Checks:

Thorough background checks, including criminal history and reference verifications, are conducted to ensure the safety and security of the home and its residents.

Employment Contract:

Once the client and candidate agree to the placement, the agency facilitates the formal employment agreement, outlining terms of employment including, compensation, benefits, working hours, days off, and termination conditions.

Ongoing Support:

The staffing agency continues to provide support and monitoring after placement, ensuring the candidate meets the client’s expectations. Periodic check-ins address any concerns or issues that arise during the placement.

Each Placement Includes:

Our Background Checks Include:

MUFFETTA Fee Schedule

Our fees range from 16%-30%, please call the Agency to discuss. One time placement fee is based on the first year annual gross salary of the candidate’s wages which is due upon hiring.

Our Payroll Partners

muffetta private household staffing agency ny nj flHomePay provides tailored concierge services such as HR support and payroll services. They can also prepare and file all employment tax returns. HomePay takes time consuming tasks off our client’s plate. Household employment simplified! Visit their website here to learn more!

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  • Comprehensive payroll services – Online and mobile access to your client portal with free direct deposit.
  • 100% guaranteed on-time tax filings – Quarterly, annual, state and federal taxes filed on time, every time.
  • Compliance with tax, wage and labor laws – Exceptional support team helps you stay legal, avoid fines and penalties, and protect your family and nanny.
  • Workers’ compensation insurance – A policy may be required in your state but we have you covered from obtaining your policy to managing audits and invoices.
  • Employee benefits – Attract and retain your best nannies with employee benefits like health, dental, and vision insurance; concierge medicine; retirement plans; and more.
  • Human Resources Support – Get help with employment best practice guidance and labor law compliance from a PHR-certified HR advisor.

State Labor Offices

Muffetta Household Staffing Agency Policies

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Trial Period

We understand the importance of a perfect household staff fit. That’s why we offer a trial period at absolutely no cost to you. This trial period is designed to provide both employers and candidates with an opportunity to assess compatibility and ensure a perfect fit for your household. During this trial period, which typically spans two weeks to one month, you can evaluate the candidate’s performance and suitability for the role. It allows you to gauge their skills, work ethic, and how well they integrate into your household dynamics. Importantly, there are no trial fees or additional charges associated with this period. We believe that this risk-free trial period not only fosters confidence in your hiring decision but also ensures that the selected candidate aligns with your specific requirements and expectations. Our aim is to make the hiring process as seamless and worry-free as possible, so you can find the perfect addition to your staff without any financial burden during this initial phase. Discover the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’ve made the right choice.

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We are dedicated to providing you with the highest level of satisfaction when it comes to household staff placements. To ensure your peace of mind and a seamless transition, we offer a comprehensive guarantee period for all our placements, and the best part is, there are no additional fees associated with it. Whether you’re hiring for a full-time or part-time position, you will benefit from this safeguard. For full-time placements, the guarantee period spans a generous 90 days, while for part-time placements, it covers 60 days. During this period, you have the valuable opportunity to thoroughly assess the candidate’s performance and their compatibility within your household. This includes evaluating their skills, adaptability, and how well they align with your specific needs and expectations. We understand that the dynamics of a household can be unique, and our goal is to ensure that the placement not only meets but exceeds your requirements. Our commitment is to find the perfect addition to your household staff, and this commitment extends throughout the guarantee period.

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Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. We are committed to safeguarding the personal information you provide to us. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your data. When you engage our services or place an order with us, we may collect personal information, including your name, contact details, and specific service preferences. We use this information solely to serve you better and meet your household staffing needs. Your data will not be shared with external parties except when necessary to provide the requested services. We employ strict security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to outside parties. By engaging our services and providing us with your personal information, you consent to the collection and use of this data as described in our Privacy Policy. You have the right to access, correct, or update your personal information in our records.

Placement Process and Fees FAQs


Our placement process is thorough and tailored. We start with a detailed client assessment, develop a specific job specification, conduct candidate evaluations, and then carefully match candidates to clients’ needs, ensuring a perfect fit for your household.

We prioritize meticulous candidate assessment, including resume reviews, personal interviews, and comprehensive reference checks. Our rigorous process ensures only the most qualified candidates are presented to our clients.

Our background checks are extensive, covering criminal history (federal and county level), verification of certifications and degrees, motor vehicle reports, and checks against global terrorist and sex offender registries.

Yes, we offer an optional trial period. This allows both the client and the candidate to assess compatibility and performance before committing to a long-term arrangement, ensuring satisfaction on both sides.

Our fees range from 17% to 30% of the candidate’s projected gross annual salary, depending on the type and complexity of the placement. We believe in transparent pricing to align with our clients’ expectations.

Absolutely! We offer national coverage with staffing fees beginning at 20% of the projected gross annual salary, providing the same high-quality service across the country.


We specialize in a wide range of household staffing positions, including governesses, housekeepers, nannies, family assistants, butlers, chefs, private chauffeurs, estate managers, and more.

Once a placement is agreed upon, we facilitate the drafting and finalizing of a formal employment agreement, detailing compensation, benefits, working hours, and other important terms of employment.

Yes, we offer continuous support and monitoring post-placement to ensure the candidate meets and continues to meet the client’s expectations, addressing any concerns that may arise.

Our personalized approach, combined with our rigorous screening process and national reach, sets us apart. We understand the uniqueness of each household and strive to find the perfect match in every situation.

We partner with reputable payroll services like HomePay and GTM, offering comprehensive payroll and HR support, ensuring compliance with all tax and labor laws.

Yes, we provide specialized placements, including yacht crew and estate managers, with a higher placement fee reflecting the specific expertise and experience required for these roles.

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