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Leova Cuevas
Arroyo Viejo, Oakland$25/hr  |  57 yrs experience
My name is Leova Cuevas I am 52 years old women, I am currently working at Lighthouse Community Public School, I had been working there for 14 years, that school attend kids from k-12, I am head kitchen server. I speak Spanish, and English too, I have a CPR certificate, TB test, and food safety certificate. I mother of two boys are in college now. I like to play with the kids, and walk a lot, I can drive them to some activities. I love nature and hear music, read a good book.
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Laisa Oliveira
Oakland$25/hr  |  12 yrs experience
28yrs old Brazilian childcare provider with extensive experience caring for infant, toddlers. I speak both Portugûes, English fluently and some Spanish. Caring for someone else's child is a huge responsibility therefore, I would like to build trust and to know as much as possible about parents needs/ expectations.
I love what I do, I love the connections I make, but I want to be clear that it is also my job and would very much appreciate if financial responsibility be taken care of consistently in a timely fashion. I am not just a regular Babysitter" looking to supplement her income. This is my lively hood and my main source of income therefore NET pay should be nothing short of $20/hr for one child, $30/hr for two. ($15 per family in nanny.

Please be willing to discuss and sign a contract if need be.
I also have a profile page on a different child service site with reviews from previous family and a background check badge. I am also willing to become Trustline Certified.
Maria Ortiz
Oakland$15/hr  |  20 yrs experience
TATA ITALIANI. NIÑERA HISPANOS. OAKLANDD - CALIFORNIA. Parlo molto bene italiano e madrelingua spagnola. Nazionalità Colombo - Italiana. Sono in questo momento in Colombia ma posso viaggiare appena possibile dopo aver trovato lavoro. Hablo muy bien español e italiano. Nacionalidad Colombo - Italiana. Estoy en Colombia en estos momentos. Puedo viajar apenas se concrete un trabajo.
Alina Lopez
Jefferson, Oakland$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi my Name is Alina Lopez-June
I am a wife and a mother of two beautiful children. We are the June/Lopez Family.. I have a sweet spot for all children and have always enjoyed working with kids. Being that I have had two of my own, as well as helped take care of kiddos in and out of the school. My goal is to make sure the all babies/children are well taken care of and safe at all times. I am very energetic, patient, reliable, and a great communicator. I love to challenge children’s learning and make sure they are on task.. I also would request that if possible I can bring my children and family to meet your family!?
Analyssa Briones
Las Palmas, Oakland$20/hr  |  11 yrs experience
Hello, my name is Analyssa. I dance ballet folklorico, am an avid reader, and I love working with kids. I babysat throughout high school, and while in college. I enjoy taking kids to the park, reading books to them, or being imaginative at home. If you think this suites your family needs, then please contact me.
Cyan Tate
Oakland$16/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I've been babysitting children ever since I was 13 years old, the ages ranging from newborns to 16 year olds. I'm the oldest of 4 children so i'm extremely used to taking care of babies. I've watched children with downs syndrome, adhd, anxiety, etc. My brothers are still little so im caught up with everything trendy for children! I love crafts and the arts as well as music! I have a background in cosmetology so I can do hair and makeup as an extra bonus. I like trying new things and i'm willing to help whenever is needed.
Tahlor Ellis
Oakland$12/hr  |  4 yrs experience
My name is Tahlor Ellis ,I am currently in school to become a special needs teacher and have been babysitting since i was eleven years old. I worked with a small family for about a year in a half where i would cook, clean, and help with afterschool activities as well as weekend activities. Children are my passion and helping families are what i wanted to do for a living. I help the kids at my church and volunteer at my little sisters school. I would love to be a nanny to any family.
Georgina Pallares
Oakland$20/hr  |  13 yrs experience
hello my name is Georgian I have the experience of working 7 years for a single family plus the experience of being a mother of a 14 year old daughter - a boy of 10 a girl of 3 years !! I'm still working with them! but now I have half a day off which would give me time to take care of your childrens , you will not regret my work.
Cindy Delgado
Oakland$15/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hi my name is Cindy and I’m looking for part-time babysitting jobs after school/nights and weekends.

I have experience with children 8 months and older. I love entertaining little ones with crafts/games.

My personal interests include art, singing, and medicine. Im very passionate about helping people which is why I’ll be pursuing a career in Pediatric Surgery . As of right now I am working on my Medical Interpreter credentials (I’m fluent in Spanish). Thanks to the various medical programs I’ve been a part of, I have received CPR/First-Aid training.

My rates are 15/hr for 1 child and an extra $5 per child.
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Hire a babysitter with great references
Leova C.

I ofelia González..Recommend Mrs.Leova cuevas,who is characterized by being a Kind responsable and punctual person and very profesional in her work asigned by the empleator... - Ofelia González

Autumn L.

She was on time every day, she has had no problem staying later then her set time to accommodate needs. She is very good with the children - Quin

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How to Find a Babysitter in Oakland, CA

Nanny Lane is a child care website meant to help you find a babysitter in your area. Our child care services include background checks, PLUS, and payroll.

Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Oakland, 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 Oakland can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Oakland 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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