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Mona H. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Mona Hundal

Crystal Lake, IL
$25/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

I love my job! I enjoy spending time with children, they are so sweet and loving. My favorite things are crafts, reading, swimming, and going on walks! I also love to organize and tidy up:)
Seljan H. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Seljan Huseynova

Crystal Lake, IL
$23/hr
2 years experience

A little bit about me…

First of all, I would say that I love work with children. I am Infant-toddler teacher at Primrose School.I have more than 5 years experience with 0-12 months, 3-4 years children. I am currently teacher of daycare for 0-12 months too. I can care babies at home.
Abbey R. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Abbey Rivchin

Crystal Lake, IL
$25/hr
6 years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi, my name is Abbey I am currently looking for something 2-3 days a week for a few hours during the day. I work as an ED nurse at night. Prior to working in the ER, I was a private nanny and a preschool teacher.

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Maddie F. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Maddie Flint

Crystal Lake, IL
$15/hr
< 1 year experience

A little bit about me…

Hi! I’m looking for a summer nannying position! I’m finishing my freshman year of college and would love to work with any of you and your families!
Anna S. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Anna Sohm

Crystal Lake, IL
$13/hr
< 1 year experience

A little bit about me…

Hi my name is Anna and i am a student at Crystal Lake Central High School. I am 15 years old. I love to play soccer and be with my family and friends. I have experience in babysitting 1-10 month olds and 1 year olds. I also have experience in taking care of a 7 year old with autism. I can work weekends and weekdays after school. Please contact me if you have any questions. Thank you.
Maya I. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Maya Ibrahim

Crystal Lake, IL
$22/hr
4 years experience

A little bit about me…

My name is Maya, I am 21 college student home for the summer! I am majoring in chemical engineering at Purdue University back home for the summer. I have worked at YMCA day care and volunteered at my high school day care program. I love working with children of any ages! Let me know if you’re looking for a nanny/babysitter.

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Desiree H. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Desiree Hildreth

Crystal Lake, IL
$15/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi my name is Desiree. I have been a mother for the past 21 years to 6 children of my own. I have a 2.5yr old son and 4yr old daughter left living in my household. I recently decided to take a step back from work to finally a stay at home Mom until my little ones start school.😊 I live in Crystal Lake & have a big yard with a trampoline, and intex pool. We are also Brookfield zoo members! We love being outside, going for walks, and engaging through play. I have a driver's license and I am also CPR,AED, & First Aid certified. We are a pet friendly household as well. If you're interested please let me know and we can further discuss the needs of your little one/ones. Thank you for your consideration!
Felicity W. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Felicity Westphal

Crystal Lake, IL
$14/hr
5 years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi i’m Felicity! I’m 18 years old, I have been babysitting since i was 12, I have watched many families children over the years, I was a preschool teacher as well as a kindergarten teacher! I’m enrolled in beauty school currently so my availability on weekdays is after 5 and weekends I have open saturdays but sundays i’m not always available. I have a strong love for kids and I can’t wait to hear from you!
Agnes B. - Seeking Work in Crystal Lake

Agnes Bayona

Crystal Lake, IL
$13/hr
< 1 year experience

A little bit about me…

Hi, i am Agnes Bayona from Philippines just arrived in Illinois last year as an Immigrant, i don’t have experience as Nanny but i have 3 grandchild and i am the one taking good care of them until i left in Philippines, i can speak english but not so fluent

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What’s the average cost of a babysitter in Crystal Lake, IL?

The average cost of a babysitter in Crystal Lake, IL is $16.20 per hour. The cost of a babysitter is dependent on the babysitter’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Find a Babysitter in Crystal Lake, IL

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

Crystal Lake 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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