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Anna Gordon
Parkdale, Fort Myers$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a mother of 4 adults and grandmother of 5 growing grandchildren. I have been babysitting for over 5 decades. I specialized in special education with a minor in art. I was a substitute teacher for kindergarten, first, second and third-grade levels and also the severely profound including and not limited to mental retardation, autism and troubled children. I feel that at this early stage of fundamentals, it is crucial that children are feed and nurtured an excellent beginning. At this early stage in life children are like sponges soaking up all that they hear and see; therefore, it is imperative to guide them correctly and give them a proper head start before they start learning from the village (school, church, relatives, neighbors, etc.) I enjoy watching them and figuring out their personalities. Given the chance to love your children as I love my own will bring peace to you knowing that your children are in safe and in excellent hands. I look forward to hearing from you.
Danielle Ballinger
Fort Myers$10/hr  |  7 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Danielle and I am currently a student at Florida Gulf Coast University. I am looking for a live-in nanny opportunity this summer before school starts again in the fall semester. My availability would be devoted to full time care and I look forward to any future contact!
Brianna-Allen Alexander
Fort Myers$9/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am currently a high school student looking for a part time job. And since I love children I figured why not do what I love. I have a younger sibling and a niece and nephews who I have enjoyed helping to take care of. Which as shown other family, friends and neighbors my ability to take on the task of sitting for there children as well. I have participated in ROTC training during my time in high school which allowed me the opportunity to learn first aide and cpr. Im a what you would call a nurturer and I love to bake and draw. I look forward to meeting with you and your family.
Bree Salcedo
Fort Myers$16/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello my name is Bree!
I have been babysitting since 2015. I love working with children. I have been apart of my churches toddler worship since I was 14 years old, where we do arts and crafts, and fun games with the kids. I have been babysitting my previous managers two girls for the past two years, and love taking them to nearby parks and the pool. I also enjoy doing fun activities, playing games and interacting with the children.
Christelle Lessang
Fort Myers$10/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi , in the future I want to be a pediatrician so I've been babysitting kids to get used to them. Babysitting kids makes me have baby fever but I'm not ready for one. Babysitting little kids just gives me joy. I like a lot of art. If I were to be your babysitter , you wouldn't regret it! I also watch pets .. I have a dog of my own. Her name is Rainbow.
Sydney Adams-Farley
Fort Myers$10/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Sydney and I am originally from the Orlando area, and I am now in my second year studying at Florida Gulf Coast University. I have babysat for numerous families throughout my life, starting with family friends and my own brother of course. For the past 3 years I have worked in the Youth Services Department at Isleworth Country Club, and through my job I was given many more opportunities to babysit. I have worked with children of all ages, and I have quite a bit of experience with special needs children, including my brother and a boy with Down syndrome who I tutored through the 7th grade. If there is anything else you would like to know about me, please don't hesitate to ask! :)
Aaliyah Milburn
Fort Myers$9/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hey my name is Aaliyah. I’m 18 years old and recently moved to Fort Myers. I love kids and have experience working with special needs children. I worked as a teacher assistant for summers and as a nanny.
Audrey Hilfiker
Fort Myers$10/hr  |  1 yrs experience
I’m a fun, well trusted girl who is looking for a summer babysitting job ASAP!! I have transportation, experience in child care, will cook and clean, and do it all with a smile! I love kids and I believe parents should trust their nanny. I am very trustworthy and would love an opportunity to watch your kids. Thank you!
Kayla Lambert
Fort Myers$15/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Kayla Lambert. I am 20 years old (21 this year). I was born and raised in Connecticut. My family and I moved to Estero, Florida in August of 2015. In May 2017, I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Estero High School. There, I obtained my DCF training hours (45 hours), making me qualified to work in any childcare facility in Florida. Since then, I have babysat and nannied for many families in the Southwest Florida area, including but not limited to, Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, and Fort Myers. I was also a preschool teacher at Discovery Day Academy for two years. In addition to extensive childcare experience, I am also a mom to an eight month old boy, and a trained postpartum doula. Infant care is my speciality!
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How to Find a Babysitter in Fort Myers, FL

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Fort Myers, FL

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 Fort Myers can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Fort Myers 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 Florida?
  • Do you have a Florida 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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