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Jessica Ruiz
Torrance$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello, I am Jessica and I am a 20 year college student. I am currently studying at home and my major is civil engineering and I have a passion for teaching. I am a creative and passionate women who enjoys caring for children. I am the oldest of 4 siblings and as the oldest my duties were to care for them and be the best role model I can be. They bring me so much happiness. Your child will receive the most appropriate care and support. I will be the best role model for your child and care for them like I care for my younger siblings. I don’t mind housekeeping and my schedule is very flexible due to the fact that my college classes are all online. I can cook and clean! I’m willing to work weekends and nights and available whenever needed.
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.
Jae Jung Lee
Torrance$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Experienced Babysitter/Nanny who has 2 children of her own that are both currently doctors
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.
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!
Lori Ann
Torrance$30/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Cheyenne Silvas
Merit-Carson, Torrance$13/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I’m a senior in high school I’m homeschooled which means I have a lot of time on my hands I nannied 2 kids for 2 Years before the parents no longer needed a nanny for them I am very good with kids and am even planning on making a career out of it I am fluent in both English and Spanish and kids love me I am fun but very cautious at all times I can do almost anything you will need from cooking to homework and even a set bed time diaper changer and bottle feeding I’m a firm believer in rules and respect in ones home
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She was a very sweet girl very impressed on how she treated and took well good care of our son always up and ready for any challenge that came with taking care of our son. Would definitely recommend her to take care children especially with young infants and toddlers. - Melany lopez

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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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