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Katarzyna Zapart
Addison$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, I’m Katarzyna! I speak fluent polish and a little bit of italian. I just recently turned 16. I get my license October 30. I love working with kids. I babysit very often between my sisters, ages 5 and 12, as well as the neighborhood kids, ages 7-13! I will be willing to do some light house cleaning, laundry, and taking care of pets as well! I get along very easily with kids and I know it’ll take some time for them to get used to me and that’s A-Okay!
Rachel Kabacinski
Addison$12/hr  |  6 yrs experience
I have been nannying for 8 years and love what I do. 7 years have been with the same family and I’m looking for another part time job on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Jenny Hernandez
Addison$10/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I am a sophomore in high school. I have experience with children with special needs and I am fluent in spanish
Sierra Bryant
Addison$10/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I’m 16 years old, and I’ve been babysitting for years now and it’s actually a blast! When I babysit I prepare meals, coordinating outdoor activities, Watch movies, and reading sections. I love spending time with children, and I do my best to make our time together fun, healthy, and even sometimes educational.
Emily C.
Addison$11.42/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have over 20 years experience working in childcare ranging from infants to school age. I have also worked as a substitute teacher and Have three sons of my own.
Denice Smith
Addison$15/hr  |  14 yrs experience
I've raiseed and taken care of Many Children, Cared and nurtured and seen them threw haed start to college. I am a great candidate for the position.
Chrissy L.
Addison$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I was raised in a home with a home-daycare in it. My mother has been having a home daycare business since I was 4 years old. I grew up with many children in the house and began babysitting at 13. I have babysat for many families, however I have a few that I babysit regularly for. I have not full time nannied in the past, however I have gone on vacations with families and have stayed the night in homes. I have also done full days with a few families as needed. I am an elementary education major at Eastern Illinois University and plan on teaching in the future.
Jeanne
Addison$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am currently sitting for a family in Elk Grove one night a week, and I stay there overnight. On Tuesday mornings I sit for a 7 month old. From May-July 2006, I was a nanny for a family with 3 kids. The 2 boys were 6 and 8, and the girl was 2.5. I have over 10 years experience babysitting from infants to 16 years old.
Meghan C.
Addison$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting since I was 12 years old. I have volunteered at children's risk shelters where I helped teachers assist children in preparing for pre-school/kindergarten. I have taught swimming lessons to ages ranging from 2-12 years old since I was 16.
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Mya H.

She is wonderful with children and they absolutely adore her, she is very friendly and always is wonderful to have watch my children. Highly recommended - Blair

Mya H.

Mya is very patient with my child. My child has ADHD and Mya is very consistent with him and helps him stay on track. She is also very good about helping him with his homework and completing tasks. - Katie

Kate S.

Kate was so great with my daughter. She sang songs with her, took her on walks, played with her and read her books. My daughter always asked about Kate and always sang the songs she would sing together. Still to this day my daughter asks about Kate. Due to me starting a new job I decided to place my daughter in a daycare. But she adores Miss Kate! - Randi

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How to Find a Babysitter in Addison, IL

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Addison, IL

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 Addison can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Addison 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 Illinois?
  • Do you have a Illinois 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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