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Michelle Datoli
St. Charles$18/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hello, my name is Michelle and a mom of three grown children. I am a St Charles resident with reliable transportation. I have been a stay at home mom for over 20 years, and have nannied for two families in the past six years. Nothing brings me more joy than caring for children and watching them grow. I love reading, taking walks, going to the park, and teaching young minds. I hope I have the opportunity to meet you and your beautiful family.
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Anna Draftz
St. Charles$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, my name is Anna, I love working with kids. I’m 17 years old and have lots of babysitting experience. I have babysat all different ages.
Makena Ringhofer
St. Charles$15/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Makena and I am a recent graduate from high school. I have been babysitting/nannying since I was 10 years old and recently have decided to wait out the pandemic to go to school to be a teacher. I know that this school year is also going to be strange for a lot of parents and am always here to help with home schooling needs. As a senior in high school I took a class where I taught in a second grade classroom! Thank you for reading and hope to hear from you soon!
Rachel Groveau
St. Charles$20/hr  |  6 yrs experience
My name is Rachel, I am 26 years old with 5 + years of nanny experience and I would love to be apart of your family! Some of my favorite things to do include being outside, reading and cooking.
Ashley DiOrio
St. Charles$14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting for many years and absolutely love kids! I am currently a college student at Saint Louis University studying to get my Doctorate in Physical Therapy with a minor in Special Education and Marketing. I am very close with my whole family and truly cherish the foundation my parents built for my family. I have an older brother who is 22 and someone I have always looked up to and learned from. I also have a little sister who is 14, in which I have been growing up with and eventually babysitting for most of my life! I love pets and have grown up around dogs and many other pets! At St. Charles East High School, I was involved in many leadership programs and was also CPR and lifeguard certified. I played competitive basketball and soccer my whole life and I absolutely love all sports and the opportunities that have come from being on different teams! I feel as though I get along great with children do to my outgoing and energetic personality! :)
Katie Nepil
St. Charles$11/hr  |  6 yrs experience
Hi! I’m a student at Loyola and I am looking for some work this summer! I have always loved watching kids and I have an abundance of experience with all age groups and genders. I have experience working with children that have special needs and I know a little bit of sign language. I can’t wait to meet you and your family!
Stephanie Brown
St. Charles$15/hr  |  10 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Stephanie Brown and I am a recent graduate from the University of Illinois. I graduated with a degree in psychology, but am looking to pursue a graduate degree in school social work in the fall of 2019. I have a lot of experience working with kids. I helped raise my younger brother when I was young, have been a babysitter/nanny for many years, and was a camp counselor at the St. Charles park district for four years. I am first aid and CPR certified and have a car at my disposal. I would love to help in any way that I can. If you would like me to provide a resume, references,
or meet in person, I would be more than happy to do so.
Sophia Romero
St. Charles$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my names sophia! I’m a 16year old junior who has taken child development classes since freshman year. I love kids and I’m about to get my licenses ( when this pandemic is over lol ) my cpr certification expired so I’m waiting to get a new one:)) I’m very loving and love kids. I enjoy doing crafts with them and just allowing them to have fun! I’m super flexible with hours times etc:)
Brenna Gename
St. Charles$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! I'm Brenna, a college student currently looking for a summer nanny job in the St. Charles area. I have 8+ years experience watching children and have watched from newborn to 10+. I have been a summer nanny and babysat for many families over the years and would love for your family to be next!
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Erika F.

Erika worked for us for almost a year, and sat our three children Baron (12), Adelyn (8), and Andrew (1). She was outstanding! Very artistic, my daughter loved drawing with her and doing crafts, and both boys enjoyed playing video games with her. She drove the kids to and from school Monday-Friday, and was great with communicating. - Brent

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How to Find a Babysitter in St. Charles, IL

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

St. Charles 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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