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Caitlin G. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Caitlin

Fort Smith, AR
$11/hr
7 years experience

A little bit about me…

I have experience with kids 0-12. I have a fairly flexible schedule. My nephew is with me full time through the week and loves play dates and helps with socialization for your kiddos. I am a very caring and highly empathetic person who is very knowledgeable about mental health, gentle child care, and using our imaginations to make anything fun. We can learn how to sing and play together. I am high energy and very motivated to learn. Let me be your new favorite sitter.

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Infants
Special Needs

Certifications...

CPR
First Aid

Recent reference...

"Caitlin help take care of my two grand children. She was so dependable and helpful. One of my favorite qualities about her is that she is very nurturing, kind, and compassionate. It is difficult to leave your children in the care someone else but My concerns were quickly relieved when I realized my Grand children loved being with her. She was a joy to us in time that we needed her so badly.."
- Mia Colletti
Lexie W. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Lexie

Fort Smith, AR
$13/hr
2 years experience

A little bit about me…

My name is Alexandria but I prefer to go by Lexie. I am 24 years old. I have been doing child care for as long as I can remember. I am CPR and first aid trained. I have experience with special needs. I am super dependable and trustworthy. I am willing to watch in your home or my own. I am comfortable with pets and fully vaccinated. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Infants
Special Needs

Certifications...

CPR
First Aid
Emilie P. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Emilie

Fort Smith, AR
$11/hr
1 year experience

A little bit about me…

Hi there , I'm Emilie . I've been a nanny for 2 years now and I currently work at a preschool. As I continue to look for the perfect nanny family to work with . I have been watching children since I was 10 years old . My mom owed her own daycare for 4 years and then I moved on to becoming a nanny . I've nannied 2 wonderful families until they no longer needed care . I have done several College courses in child development. Along with working with children who are specially challenged on a daily basis. I have a letter of recommendation from my past family and current work . Along with many references . I also have a new car clean driving record non smoking nanny . I am very hands on with learning and love working with little ones . Rather it be small things or learning colors, shapes , etc . I also teach sign language as I've taken it since I was 8 years old. I work on pricing with each of my family's. If you would like more information I'd be happy to answer any questions.

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Special Needs

Certifications...

CPR
First Aid

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Mia T. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Mia

Fort Smith, AR
$16/hr
3 years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi I go by mia,
I have 3 of my own kids. A 9 year old boy and my 2 daughter age 3 and 1.
I absolutely love animals. being able to help and be apart of helping kids grow as a person and being able to make a difference in someone’s life is one of my biggest passions. I do have a reliable car, I have my 2 girls with me so I’d prefer to watch in my residence but I can go to you. I’m very open to a lot of things. I pick up on things quick. And I’m willing to do more than the normal nanny. I enjoy meal prep, helping around the house, art crafts, ect.

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Infants
Special Needs

Certifications...

CPR
First Aid
Aahlya A. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Aahlya

Fort Smith, AR
$11/hr
< 1 year experience

A little bit about me…

my name is aahlya andrews i love kids i am really good with kids i have two sisters ones 9 and the other is 12 i watch them when my mom goes to work but u can trust me with your kids i am really needing this job that's what i'm good at.

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Special Needs
Mia A. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Mia

Fort Smith, AR
$13/hr
< 1 year experience

A little bit about me…

Is that I like children and have been taking care of my younger cousins since they were in diapers. I hope to help make life easier by helping out.

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Special Needs

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Reagan F. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Reagan

Fort Smith, AR
$14.20/hr
7 years experience

A little bit about me…

My name is Reagan Foster, and I’m a 24 year old mom. I have over 7 years experience with babysitting/nannying. I have many references and a resume if you would like that as well!

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Infants
Special Needs

Certifications...

CPR
First Aid
Jaydan P. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Jaydan

Fort Smith, AR
$11/hr
3 years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi! My name is Jaydan, I am 18 years old. I am a former cheerleader for Sallisaw High School. I absolutely LOVE children, i’ve babysat many and i think your child will love me as well!! I can’t wait to meet you!

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Infants
Hannah H. - Seeking Work in Fort Smith

Nanny Hannah

Fort Smith, AR
$20/hr
< 1 year experience

A little bit about me…

Hi! My name is Hannah. I am 27 years old and have returned back to school to finish my degree. Most of my coursework is online, leaving me with a very open availability for working! I don't have specific in-home nannying experience, but I am the second of 6 kids, the youngest of which is 11 and I have one nephew who is 3 years old who I watch fairly regularly. I have lots of personal experience with taking care of children, as well as experience working at the YMCA in the before and after school program and the summer program. I have previous certifications in first aid and CPR and will gladly renew them if needed! Please reach out with any questions or concerns!

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Special Needs

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What’s the average cost of a babysitter in Fort Smith, AR?

The average cost of a babysitter in Fort Smith, AR is $13.55 per hour. The cost of a babysitter is dependent on the babysitter’s experience, qualifications and location.
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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Fort Smith, AR

Before beginning the search for a babysitter, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a babysitter is the right choice for your child care needs. There are lots of benefits to hiring a babysitter such as getting the flexibility of having some more time for yourself or with your partner. When hiring a babysitter, first, you should explore the differences between a nanny and a babysitter. If you’re looking for occasional child care, babysitters are the right choice for you, but if you’re looking for more frequent care, a nanny may be better for your needs.

From there, you can think about what you expect your babysitter to handle so that you can create a profile for nannies to reach out to you. The boundaries for babysitters’ duties can vary from family to family. However, in general, a babysitter is responsible for making sure your kids’ needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example to housekeeping, laundry, or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your babysitter before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location in Fort Smith can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Fort Smith Babysitter Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective babysitters, the next step is to conduct an interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some babysitter interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a babysitter?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open and comfortable doing?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Arkansas?
  • Do you have a Arkansas driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a babysitter that you’re considering hiring, make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your babysitter. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around babysitter responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming!

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