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Annette Jones
Torrance$25/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Annette Jones. I have been a nanny for a year and a half full time, but since then I have still been nannying part time. I nanny a 3,4 and 6 year old brothers and sister. As well as a 11 year old boy. I have also worked with Autism Learning Partners, so I have a year and a half of experience with working with kids with autism. Thank you! :)
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Laylani Jones
Delthorne, Torrance$16/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Laylani! I am a 19 year old full time student at El Camino College. I am studying English Literature to become a teacher so I really want to start working with kids. I have two little brothers, one is 8years old and very busy, and the other has Down syndrome and autism so them together is a big mess! But if I can handle them then I can handle yours! I love kids and I am very patient! I love to cook and clean and play but I will also teach them. I also speak Korean for those who need someone who can speak another language! Thank you in advance for choosing me as your nanny!
Poliana Villela
Torrance$20/hr  |  9 yrs experience
My name is Poliana, I'am 39 years old. I'm Brazilian and I live in California makes 9 years. I'm married and I live with my husband in Torrance. I took 3 years of English class when I came. After that, I took College for 3 years of webdesign. In Brazil I'm graduated in Marketing and kindergarten teacher. I do work right now only on Wednesdays and Thursdays - every week. I take care of 3 kids for the same family makes 8 years which the oldest is 10 years old now, the girl is 9 years old and the baby is 1 year and 11 months. So I do have a great experience from newborn until 10 years old which is the age of the older boy now so I have reference. I'm energetic, I love play outside. I'm looking for a extra job on my days off (Mon/Tue/Fri). Please give me the opportunity to show my work. I love kids so in resume, kids make part of my whole life. Thank you in advance.
Allison Zelaya
Old Town Torrance, Torrance$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Allison. I have a bachelors degree in child development. I have five years of experience working with children. I’ve worked with children from infancy up to elementary aged children. I’ve worked with children who have disabilities. I’ve also worked alongside occupational and physical therapists which has allowed me to learn some of the strategies they use to help children.
Julia Yang
Torrance$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am the kind of person who likes to make sure everyone around me is taken care of and loved.
Jae Jung Lee
Torrance$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Experienced Babysitter/Nanny who has 2 children of her own that are both currently doctors
Dayanara Torres
Torrance$18/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello! I’m an experienced nanny currently looking for a part time job. The only reason why I stopped working with the previous family is because me and the girl I was taking care of, started going to school full time so obviously our schedules didn’t match anymore. I am excellent at keeping toddlers entertained and making them feel safe and cared for. I’m comfortable preparing activities and working around a schedule. I cook very well and I’m experienced in meal prepping. I am ok with light house keeping which includes doing dishes, the kids laundry, organizing and cleaning their rooms, play areas, toys and closet. I believe deeply in the importance of values and good manners, and besides being a playmate and a caretaker for the children, I strive to be an every day role model and teacher.
I’m available
- Any time Saturday and Sunday.
- Monday and Friday until 3:00pm.
(Not accepting work for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.) .
Amelia Barreda
Torrance$18/hr  |  23 yrs experience
Hello, my name is Amelia Barreda, and I have been working as a nanny/babysitter since 1992. I have extensive experience caring for new born twins, I'm a very loving, caring and enjoy my job with children, I like to go out for walks to park, do all the chores of caring for the children, and whenever possible, do housekeeping tasks.

Currently I'm looking for another family. because the lady I have been working for the last 6 years will not longer need me because the children who are 6 years of age now are going start school very soon
Kamila Washington
Torrance$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hey everyone! I have been a nanny for over 5 years and I am a trained Labor/ Postpartum Doula. I love working with all ages and meeting new families. I would love to discuss more with your particular needs and see if we’re a good fit. Thanks for reading!
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Valentina G.

Valentina was a great employee. She was great at coming up with arts and crafts. She was always on time. She was always willing to help and she was a great team player. She was very thorough when it came to cleaning. She was very passionate about her work and the children loved having her around. You would be lucky to work with Valentina. - Ashlynn

Sabrin N.

She was amazing and exactly what we needed with our family. She very passionate with what she does and it’s her major. She makes sure baby’s safety is first and always stayed in good communication with us. We would have totally kept her but we moved. She’s definitely the one your looking for - Julie

Sofia R.

She took care of the kids while I had to work from home. She is a very kind and sweet girl. She works with kids very well and has great patience and love for them. If you are looking for a great sitter this is your best choice! - Siris

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How to Find a Babysitter in Torrance, CA

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

Torrance 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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