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Jennifer Ozuna
Downey$13/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello my name is Jennifer Ozuna I am 19 years old, I love to do fun activities. I have a very outgoing personality kids love. I am enthusiastic about to go into work and have the kids learn from me and also learn from them. I am in college studying child development. I have been in the child care field for quite sometime now working at a day care with 11 kids.
Lizbeth Ramirez
Downey$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a loving and caring person love kids I have a child of my own she's 4 yrs old.
Abigail Esquivel
Downey$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! My name is Abigail Esquivel. I am 16 years old. I have babysitted my cousin a few times and my siblings as well. I'm pretty good with kids.
Fraincisca D.
Downey$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Still working with a two and a half year old baby. I have been with her since she was 4 moths old. I am very happy working for this family, but due to personal reasons I can't no longer work for them.
Kristen H.
Downey$14.82/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am currently going to school to complete my degree in Child Development at Rio Hondo College. I have been babysitting since about 6th grade for about ten different families and have loved every minute of it. I have taken care of kids from the ages of newborn to ten years old. I have also assisted at a home childcare and nannied for a family of four.
Candace Hoodye
Downey$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Candace and I have been a preschool teacher for the last 4 years. I love helping children learn and grow. I am very upbeat and energetic, with a great amount of patience. I’m just looking to be an extended member of the family and take some of the pressure off of mom and dad’s shoulders.
Alexandra C.
Downey$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I was incharge of a little girl named Hannah for three years ( since she was four months old) we developed a beautiful relationship, every day with her was a new oportunity to explore toguether ways to learn and open her eyes to the word with a complete positive view. Being part of her life was motivating and help her to become the smart, sweet and happy child that she is had fulfill my goal as a caregiver.
Beatriz H.
Downey$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I had been care children from 5 years, I have good experience with children of any ages
Maria C. Jarrin
Downey$13/hr  |  28 yrs experience
Hello,

I would love an opportunity to work with your family! I enjoy interacting with children and am excited about contributing to their emotional/ social and mental development through play, literature, and everyday learning opportunities.

Respectfully,

Cristina Jarrin
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Hayley S.

Hayley is a great nanny! She had the sweetest relationship with my two girls. She is warm, bright, energetic, creative and awesome! She took great care of them for a year before the shelter in place situation. - Cassidy

Kennaja J.

My children listened to her very well.she spoken softly and understood my oldest son had speech impairments and mild autism and my youngest was very active so she kept him busy playin or watchin his favorite cartoon shows..when I came home they were always in bed fed and bathed.and she was consistent and on time. - Takea Davis

Aiyonna G.

Aiyonna was such a great caretaker to my 3 children. She was extremely attentive and always on time! - Kathy lewis

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How to Find a Babysitter in Downey, CA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Downey, CA

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 Downey can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Downey 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!

And of course, as you learn how to hire a babysitter, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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