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Alessna Duarte
South San Jose, San Jose$18/hr  |  5 yrs experience
My name is Alessna I am 20 years old and I’m a full time student, I’ve been working with children my whole life. I am the oldest of 4 so I’ve always been the 2nd mom. At age 15 I started volunteering for the YMCA, landed a summer camp position at the age of 16. At the age of 18 I worked full time at San Antonio elementary watching TK/Kinders (8am-6pm) and I currently work at adelante watching first graders. My ratio with kids is 1:22. I have a huge love for kids, I love to interact and bring out the creative and happy side of them. As a teacher my job is to teach them new things, yet I learned so much from them. I am a fun, young, responsible, mature, and open minded young adult. I have a great relationship with children and enough experience and people that would speak highly of me.
Deborah Vides
Edenvale, San Jose$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello My name is Deborah vides and I am 20 years old.
I am a Responsible driver, very adaptable caregiver, and Mindful of individual child’s needs and parents needs. I am a certified to do CPR and have worked as a caregiver. I have not gotten any complaints of working with kids and adults , I am a joy to be around ,trustworthy,and responsible! I promise I won’t disappoint! Please Contact me if job is still available ,I would love to be a helping hand
Jamie Ellis
San Jose$25/hr  |  21 yrs experience
Hi, I'm mimi. I had home daycare for over 20 years. Then I work as a nanny for a family of 4 for 2 years a d a family with 1 child for 4 months. i love working with kids indoors and outside activities.
Amaya Miranda
Pamlar - Borello, San Jose$20/hr  |  2 yrs experience
my name is amaya. i’ve always loved kids and looking after them. my dream job is to be a labor and delivery nurse. i have 2+ years of experiences including experience with special needs kids.
Naliyah Matthews
South San Jose, San Jose$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello my name is Naliyah, and I am a 18 year old college student who loves to babysit and clean. My dream career in the future is to become a crime scene investigator.
Alonso Soto
Evergreen, San Jose$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello my names Alonso Soto Im a very active person. I tend to get a long with everyone I meet including kids. I feel like I have the skills to be a good nanny because I’ve grown up around kids I at times cook for me and my sister and overall I feel like I’m good around kids.
Alexis Corral
Willow Glen, San Jose$13/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hello there! I am currently attending Archbishop Mitty High School and am looking to help out locals in need of assistance! I have experience dealing with the special needs and have been taking care of children for ages! I understand that being a parent has its hardships and I can definitely help you out with your kids! I’m just trying to allieve the stress on parents and hope I could help you guys out!!!
Cindy Portillo
South San Jose, San Jose$18/hr  |  5 yrs experience
My Name is Cindy I have experience with kids since the age of 17. I currently work as being a nanny to a 1 year old boy been with him since he was 5 months. Before my nanny position I worked at a Daycare with 14 kids between the ages of 10months-3 years old. I was also a cabin leader for 4 years and a tutor for elementary grade students. My experience with newborns is of 3 years. I consider myself to being a very loving and caring person.
Laraine Seda
San Jose$25/hr  |  6 yrs experience
Hello,

My name is Laraine,
Hoping to find a great family to bond with. I enjoy running, and riding my bike on the weekends. I’m loving, Gentle and caring. I promise to provide a safe, loving, happy Environment for your child.
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Judie worked part time for me for several years. I could always depend on her to give my children the best care. She was a positive influence in their lives. From day to day activities, light housekeeping, transportation to homework help. I knew when I came home everything would be taken care of. - Lisa

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How to Find a Babysitter in San Jose, CA

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

San Jose 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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