The Office of Work/Life offers limited scholarship funds to eligible Harvard employees to help defray the cost of child care. The 2017-2018 cycle is open online in PeopleSoft through Friday May 5, 2017. Learn more here.
Harvard Yard Child Care Center is a non-profit, child care center and preschool, serving children from three months through five years of age. Join our open house on Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:30am to 12:00pm. Learn more here.
Peabody Terrace Children's Center (PTCC) is a non-profit child care center providing care for University affiliated families and the surrounding community. The Center serves children between 3 months and 5 years of age.
Harvard Yard Child Care Center is a non-profit, child care center and preschool, serving children from three months through five years of age, in Cambridge, MA. We are open to all families, regardless of race, religion, national origin, cultural heritage, political beliefs, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. Read more about Harvard Yard Child Care Center Open House
Radcliffe Child Care Center, 10 De Wolfe Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Celebrating 40 years in the community, Radcliffe Child Care Center is located in the Heart of Harvard Square, steps from the Charles River. Through our well-trained staff, we offer high-quality group care and education on a fee basis for children 3 months old through 5 years of age.
Refer to Evaluating, Managing and Measuring Flexible Work Arrangements for general practices and guidelines. You will want to start by documenting what work arrangements are currently in place – a chart or spreadsheet showing each person’s schedule can help you see where there may be gaps as well as logical parameters for core hours, staff meetings, and so on. Compare what’s in place to your operational principles and current and projected business needs. Is there any overlap in the current set of work arrangements?
Specific procedures apply if the employee’s proposal is based on his/her own health condition or disability or that of a family member; in such cases, you should immediately contact your local HR representative for guidance.
Employees are not required to give a reason when submitting flexible work arrangement proposals. A supervisor should evaluate each proposal on the business case, and should not deny a proposal based on an employee’s reason (or perceived lack of reason). Sometimes an employee may not wish to do so, especially if private family issues are the reason.
A new FWA should be reviewed in the first 30 days to ensure it is effectively meeting the needs of the employee and the business. To propose a different flexible work arrangement at any time (e.g., change from compressed work week to job sharing), a new written proposal should be submitted to your manager for consideration. A written proposal should also be given to your manager if you would like a return to your previous work schedule—but remember that this is not always possible.