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Mariette Bahati
Plainfield$20/hr  |  5 yrs experience
I am the eldest of 5 so in many ways, I am a built-in babysitter. I enjoy finding creative ways to keep kids entertained. I combine games, learning tools, and storytelling to give kids a great experience.
Teagan Cooper
Plainfield$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! My name is Teagan Cooper, i’m 17 years old. I love being around children, i have a 9 yr old little sister and we hang out all the time. I’m looking for a part time nanny job. I would love to hear from any of you if you’re looking for someone! Thanks.
Tiffany Carlino
Mayfair, Plainfield$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, my name is Tiffany, I am 18 years old, attending Lewis University in Romeoville. I currently nanny for two boys on Monday, Friday, and sometimes Saturday, and i absolutely love it, and hope to nanny more!
Julia Meadors
Plainfield$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi, I'm Julia! I am a mom of 3 and live in the Plainfield area. I am looking for a nanny job that I can bring my youngest children with. I have nanny experience and I am currently a preschool teacher but looking to nanny in this area. Look forward to hearing from you!
Sophia Vosnos
Plainfield$14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello all! My name is Sophia and I am a college student at University of Illinois at Springfield. I am looking for a fun and loving summer position. I am very active, love going outside, trying new places, and will keep your kiddos busy all summer long! I hope to hear from you soon.
Haley Garduno
Plainfield$13/hr  |  6 yrs experience
Hi my name is Haley i am 17 years old and i love love love children. I’ve babysat both of my younger siblings since they were born. I’m not one of those stay at home with the kids nanny i love to do activities and take them out places. I’d love to work with your family.
Melissa Hannah
Plainfield$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My Availability Is Flexible
I’m In High School
I have experience with all kids including special need
I’m am fluent in English and currently learning Spanish
Margaret Glines
Plainfield$10/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I have always loved kids. Each one has remarkable qualities and are delightful to be with.
I dedicated my life to child Nutrition in schools. Later I branched out and worked in a Day care center at Chesterbrook Academy in Plainfield. I took care of from newborns all the way to 13 years old. This gave me a broad base of knowledge working with the special needs of each age group. I also received special training.
In summary your child would be safe well cared for and loved.
Peyton Robinson
Plainfield$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello my name is Peyton. I'm an 18 year old high school graduate. Throughout high school I interned at our in-school preschool, becoming the leader of the entire pre-school by my senior year. I spent many months nannying for a family of 4 including a child of cerebral palsy. This past summer I was a live in nanny for a family with 2 children. One under 6 months old and 2 years. I love being outdoors, cooking, going on adventures and animals. I am currently the assistant manager at my local Starbucks but would much rather work with children full time! I have reliable transportation and am willing to travel up to 20 miles each day. I look forward to talking to you :)
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Maryam H.

I absolutely trust Maryam my baby. She is super nice and responsible, very flexible with the time; caring of my girl like her own . She always sends me pictures and updates about my daughter. I’m very happy to meet Maryam and having her like a great helper! - Mariia

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How to Find a Babysitter in Plainfield, IL

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

Plainfield 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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