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Jessica Altshue
Bloomington$9.25/hr  |  14 yrs experience
I currently have a newborn daughter! I am I non-smoker and love pets of all kinds! I do have my own reliable car. I can do part-time or full time whatever you need! I have been babysitting since 10 years old, also volunteered at my church for a long time anywhere between infants and grade school. I did some small groups for church as well! I absolutely love children and want to spend as much time as I can with them! I do have my first responders license and cpr certification I received through schooling. I will give any references on request! Thank you!!
Alexandria Dodson
Bloomington$10/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Lexy and I am 24 years old. I have lived in Bloomington for 1 year and have been working at an elementary school for the past 3 years. Before that I directed a Before and After School Program for kids. I love to help children learn and grow to their full potential.
Bailey Oliver
Bloomington$10/hr  |  13 yrs experience
Fun and energetic nanny! Mother of two, and find nothing but joy in taking care of children
Kaitlyn Buckley
Bloomington$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Kaitlyn Elizabeth Buckley, i am 22 years old & have a Early Childhood certification level 2 from heartland Community College. In the Past i have have babysat for many families with you children ages 6 months to six years of age. I Also have experience at Little Jewels day care in town i worked in basically all the rooms from, age 11 months to 6 years old. I love kids they are the joy of the world and i think it is very important to teach the next generations to come because well they are the future. I would really love the opportunity to be your nanny i am nice, trustworthy, a God loving, fun and hardworking person so please consider my application i will do everything you ask of me and even more. Thank you :)
Megan Gustafson
Bloomington$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a recent Illinois state grad! I have always had a passion for working with kiddos and have experience working at a summer camp with young kids, creating daily plans to keep them engaged and excited, as well as have previously working in my churches nursery with infants. I love to be outdoors, travel, and be creative!
Amanda Hoeniges
Bloomington$14/hr  |  6 yrs experience
I’m a very reliable , trustworthy, responsible yet fun nanny
Amber Hill
Bloomington$9.25/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I can cook and clean if needed, I can swim, and I'm CPR certified. I've kept very high grades in all of my school experience, and I plan on staying in Bloomington for college. I'm a very friendly and caring person, and I am working with students who need special education during school. I've played almost any sport you can think of and I'm a first chair flute my school's highest band. I cared for a child in junior high, I've kept children company at parks, and I'm great at making them laugh or cheering them up. I am currently taking care of a 7-year-old, and I've done 2 one-time date nights for 2-year-olds. I have always been very good with children, and I love to keep them company. I have many hobbies, including all kinds of music, playing games or sports, dancing, cooking, reading, drawing, coloring, and many more. I'm very dependable and I'm known to always be prepared. I'd be honored to be considered!
Savanna Levengood
Bloomington$10/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi! My names Savanna and I'm an experienced nanny and childcare worker.
I have been working with children in general for 7 years and have experience as a part time nanny for 2 years and a full time nanny for 1. I've had a passion for helping with kids since I was one myself! I am very hands on and ready to do whatever is expected of me. I also do well with cooking and cleaning and doing homework with the kids too. I can't wait to meet your family!
LeeAnne Reeves
Bloomington$9.75/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
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How to Find a Babysitter in Bloomington, IL

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

Bloomington 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!

And of course, as you learn how to hire a babysitter, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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