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Nilah Placide
Downey$14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello! My name is Nilah Placide. I am a committed and highly motivated woman with strong work ethics. My goal is to work in marginalized and disenfranchised communities to further promote equality among minorities. I am a college student at UC Davis and work with young children in a work study program to promote healthy eating and lifestyle habits! I am an extremely sweet, enthusiastic and dedicated nanny looking to being a positive role model for your child! Or children!
Fedra Morales
Downey$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Im fedra Morales, i go to school, im really independent, respectful, caring, and i love kids
Crystal Vera
Downey$25/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello my name is Crystal I’m 29 year a old I have a 3 year old daughter we live in the city of Downey With my husband I truly like working with kids I’m currently studying child development I also have a CPR ..I have good communication skills with children I’m fun and caring and most of all children are safe with me :)
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.
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.
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.
Shane Krikke
Downey$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I'm Shane Krikke, a twenty-one-year-old writer looking to make some disposable income. I had a lot of nannies growing up, and work really well with kids so it seemed like a good side job. I used to take care of my little cousin Wyatt and if I can handle him...I can handle any kid. (He body slams his sister regularly.) I'm looking to work full time. I know how to cook and clean, I was a lifeguard when I was sixteen so I'm a very strong swimmer, and I'm a nerd so I can talk comics or cartoons like a pro. Please feel free to contact me if intrested.
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.
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He cares. He loves hard. He's fun, intelligent, and creative. Our daughter adores him and so does our entire family. The only reason he's not still with us is because I had another baby and decided to stay home! - Jenni

Abby J.

Abby is a wonderful, caring, trustworthy, understanding, patient, fun individual. She has created such a unique bond with my daughter that can never be replaced. She was always very flexible with our schedule and willing to adapt as needed. - Amanda Hartman

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She is very loving and kind as a person and towards children. She is safe and attentive towards children as well. - Julie

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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!

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