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Laura S. - Seeking Work in Perris

Nanny Laura

Perris, CA
$20/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi, my name is Laura, I’d love to get the opportunity to meet, and grow with your family.

Have experience working with...

Special Needs

Certifications...

CPR
First Aid

Recent reference...

"laura was great! she attended to my children’s needs, my kids loved her. She was helpful around the house and interact with my kids. My kids learned a lot with Laura. They were enrolled in school full-time so I didn’t need her anymore. but she will occasionally care for my kids for date night or weekends."
- Alyssa Alvarez
Lisa T. - Seeking Work in Simi Valley

Nanny Lisa

Simi Valley, CA
$25/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

Experienced Live in certified InHomeCareservice Personal Assistant Child Ederly Pet care Specialist Im a mother of five successful grown children have Homeschooled various grades, taught preschool , have had Day Care for working moms in my Home from 1999-05, volunteer children's nursery .and currently seeking to use my best skills. I have experience in newborn care . establishing a routine that will allow you to know what to likely expect . As growth spurts occur adjust to babies needs. My love for children allows me success at what I do. I am reliable resourceful referred and reasonable, adapt well engage with all age groups also I'm able to cook great Italian food! and cleaning is easy for me. Your child/ children will soon come to love me because I can connect easily with each of them. Crafty energetic positive Experienced Personal Assistant lending you an extra set of hands. I willing will do my best to accommodate your needs and my goal is to be of help to you.

Have experience working with...

Infants

Certifications...

CPR
First Aid

Recent reference...

"She was so reliable. She was amazing with my baby. I was a first time mother and she helped me out so much as well as taught me so many things"
- Nicole
Serina L. - Seeking Work in San Jose

Nanny Serina

San Jose, CA
$35/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi! I collectively have over 18 years of both volunteer and paid experience caring for children of all ages and in multiple settings. I've babysat, worked at a day camp, worked at a preschool for about 3 years, and have been nannying since then.

I personally try my best to create a safe space for every child I care for in order for them to learn more of who they are and navigate that. Communication is very important to me and I help each child learn to understand and communicate their needs as best they can at their age. I've found they do well with a balance of exploring outside, trying new activities and quieter activities like reading, drawing, etc. Individualized care tailored to each child's uniqueness is important!

English is my first language, I know how to cook, clean, and do arts and crafts. I am willing to travel, go on field trips, make meals, clean, do laundry, pick up and drop off for school. I am a very open and kind soul, looking for a nice family to work for and with.

Have experience working with...

Infants
Special Needs

Certifications...

CPR
First Aid

Recent reference...

"Thave known Serina for over a decade now, and anyone who has met her would easily say how honest, dependable, flexible, accommodating, and loving she truly is! I met her through the preschool I sent my child at before, she was working there as a teacher's aid. My two year old son was in her class and every morning we would arrive, Serina would greet us with a warm smile and wide open arms for a big hug for my son! I would stand back and watch some at how he interacted with him, as well as how she interacted with all the other children, and I was amazed at how she put all the kids at ease, especially the ones who were upset their parents had left. She made sure that each child felt heard, seen, and cared for and that was with 18 kids in the class and only one other teacher! She is a gem and with how much my son loved her, I knew I needed to ask her to help outside the preschool. She did date nights for my husband and I, helped care for our cat Bubbles, and even offered to run errands!"
- Danielle
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What’s the average cost of a babysitter in California?

The average cost of a babysitter in California is $19.21 per hour. The cost of a babysitter is dependent on the babysitter’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Find a Babysitter in California

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in California

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 can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

California 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 California?
  • Do you have a California 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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