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SydneyRae Trotter
Peoria$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi, I'm SydneyRae and I am 25 years old. I am a college transfer studying Physical Therapy, and also a Disney College Program Alumni!

I've been working with children since I was 15 years old; interning as a camp counselor, class aide, along with taking on multiple babysitting jobs for numerous families.

My current jobs are all opportunities to help children find their passions. I work as a teacher/dance coach for Christian Youth Theater, a dance instructor for Steps To Grace Dance Academy, and even bringing smiles to children as being 'friends' with their favorite princesses with Once Upon A Dream Performances.
All these jobs range from children ages 1-18, and I love working with kids from any and every age!

As you can tell, musical theater and children are my whole life, and I wouldn't have it any other way! I hope that I can be a help to families who need it, and make life just a little bit easier :)
Ayanna Washum
Peoria$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! My name is Ayanna Washum. I graduated from highschool this year and I will be going off to college out of state in the spring. I’m the oldest of four children so I’m used to caring for kids. I’m free anytime on the weekends. On Weekdays 1-5 or 7-whenever
Kirstyn Davis
Peoria$9.50/hr  |  2 yrs experience
hi! I Am super energetic and living! I enjoy being around children and love getting to help with them when i can. I have daycare experience and personal nanny experience. I enjoy children of all ages. I am currently a nursing student! Cant wait to meet new precious faces!
Nyerhee Moore
Peoria$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Nyerhee, I’m 18 years old and located in Peoria Illinois. I have always been a fan of children and always babysat for family members! I got my first professional babysitting job a few months back and it was absolutely great! We traveled different places and they were the sweetest! Children are just little humans who require a lot of attention and I’m perfect for that! I feel like I would be a great nanny
Jordan Faught
Peoria$12/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Jordan. I have been a nanny outside of my family for over a year, and within my family I have 12 nieces and nephews that I have babysit since they were born! I currently work through Children’s Home and I am cleared through DCFS. I enjoy art, reading, and playing outside. Can’t wait to talk with you!
Sara Wunder
Peoria$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I’m Sara, I am currently in college and looking for some work to do after class around 1pm- whenever needed. I’m easy going and get along well with kids.
Alyssa Ramsay
Peoria$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a fun loving person I have an infant of my own and experience working with children from 0-11.
I absolutely adore children and also pets. I am trying to find something to help provide for my struggling family while I'm obtaining my education. I have experience with special needs children and tutoring for children in school. I would love any opportunity that comes my way.
Rocio Rios
Peoria$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello Im studying Advanced English, I have a bachelor in administration. -I had been working like a nanny/baby sitting for 2 yeas in Chicago. -I love taking care of kids because it gives me the chance to learn from the kids and their families. -I love to cook and teach the kids how to cook and do house chores by a enjoyable method.
Tanaya Edwards
Peoria$9.50/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I’m still in high school. I am a junior and I’m looking for a afternoon part time job . I have been babysitting for a long while now. Family and friends children’s . I am honest, respectful and children love me. I just want to do what I love doing. I can work aleast 8 hours a day due to school hours
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Katherine Z.

Kate is kind, caring and was wonderful with my kids. She is flexible, energetic, and great with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers! In addition, she's super clean and organized! - Soo

Daniella P.

Dani is a great person, reliable and I always counted on her. She’s wonderful with the kids and they love her. She’s patient and has a positive attitude around the kids, for me that is very important and I’m very happy with it. - Mary

Laura M.

Laura was always available and she was amazing with my two special ed children. She speaks spanish and english. She was polite and ready. - Yaritza Ortiz

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How to Find a Babysitter in Peoria, IL

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

Peoria 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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