öogo <red>Lingo</red>

Glossary of words used on the öogo platform.

  • Activity Based Childcare

    Inspiring individual who offers an opportunity for children to spend time and learn through play, wether it is sports or creative expression.

    Au Pair

    Determined individual who travels to another country to live with a host family and supports with childcare and light housework while learning the language and culture of the host country/family.


    An amazing person who looks after a child or children while the parents are out.

    Creche - Day care

    Child care center, where qualified and caring adults take care of children in place of their parents.

    Day to Day Childcare

    Caring person who looks after children in a family home or on their own. Often hold Childcare qualifications or long experience in childcare settings.


    All the amazing people all over the world who teach children.


    A Minder or Inspirer’s place to let the world know how amazing they are. Like the homepage on your own website.


    All the amazing people all over the world who care for children.


    Core details that sit behind all your Listings. This is where people can get to know you better.


    A Tutor/ an Inspirer, is responsible for providing students with individualized assistance to help and inspire them to learn new concepts and complete assignments.


    People who use öogo to find each other. Users can be parents, Minders and Inspirers, Employers or Accomodation Hosts and Hotels.

  • Top Tips

    Here are some tips to help you create a listing.


    • Hourly Rate.
    • In family home.
    • Occasional work.
    • Typically not subject to taxation (check local regulations).

    Day-to-Day Childcare

    • Hourly Rate (can sometimes be daily and per child).
    • In family home or in Minders home.
    • Full Time and Part Time.
    • Regular work.
    • Often subject to taxation (check local regulations).
    • Qualification/registration regulations may also apply.


    • Salary.
    • In family home.
    • Full Time.
    • Taxed, insured, contracted.

    Maternity Nurse

    • Hourly Rate.
    • In family home.
    • Short term regular work.
    • Typically taxed.

    Activity Based Childcare

    • Hourly Rate or Course Rates.
    • In person or online.
    • One off or recurring sessions.

    Minding & Mentoring

    • Enhanced matching.
    • Connecting Minders & Inspirers with Parents who are prepared to offer career mentorship.

    Experience - Tell us about yourself

    • Experience … Here is where you get to write about yourself. Why you do the work that you do, where you come from, what’s important to you and what you hope to gain from working with children?
    • The more you can share, the easier it is for families to contact you if they feel you are right for them.

    Experience - Favorite Memory

    • Story … You mightn’t think so, but families can tell so much more about you if you tell them your favourite memory of minding or inspiring children. There’s so much to read between the lines about what’s important to you, what sort of person you are and all this helps families contact you if they feel you are right for them.


    • You can list your pricing by the hour or by the day.
    • You can change your prices whenever you like.
    • We recommend adding a sentence or two about how you charge and whether there is room for negotiation in your text.


    • It’s crucial to update your availability regularly.
    • If you have more than one listing you need to update your availability per listing each time.