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Ashley Adams
Agawam$15/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I grew up babysitting as much as I could. I currently am finishing up a semester in college as well as finishing obtaining a real estate license. I love kids and have always worked with them growing up. I am a Certified Phlebotomist as well!
Damonique Nickerson
Agawam$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello! I am Da’Monique! I am 21 years old, a senior in college at American International College, and also work an average about 20 hours per week. I’m majoring in sociology, with a double minor in public health and psychology! I love kids, and I’m looking to make some extra cash to help with school, and basic every day life. Thank you, and I look forward to meeting you!
Kelsey W.
Agawam$13.38/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been a babysitter/nanny for the past 6 years, sitting throughout the school year as well as the summer. I have also worked in a daycare for the past 2 years, as well as interning in various elementary schools for the past 3 years. I am an elementary education major and work with children 5-6 days a week.
Katherine M.
Agawam$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I started babysitting when i was in 7th grade. I worked in the nursery at a local church and also watched children at their homes. I have been a college student for the past four years, but babysit occasionally on the side for two girls aged 3 and 5
Shannon Cassidy
Feeding Hills, Agawam$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Cynthia W.
Agawam$13.51/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have brought up 5 children, and have 3 grandkids. I have worked for a Children'e center in East Granby, Ct., for 3 years, before being layed off due to low enrollment. I have also taught dance to children of all ages, from 1982 to the present. I have taken care of all aged children in various aspects of life, including family, friends, and day care settings.
Katie J.
Agawam$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have babysat since I was fourteen years old and have worked with infants (4 mos.+) (up to 12 years old). I am an early childhood education major and have experience in classroom settings preschool through first grade. I have taken multiple classes on early childhood education and early childhood normal and abnormal growth and development. I currently work at a day care and hold a position as a lead teacher in the after school program, but also work with infants-preschool aged children as well.
Agawam$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have always worked with kids, my whole life, really. Nothing else seems like a fit for me. I started babysitting when I was a child, all through high school and when I was in college on breaks. I also worked in a daycare, caring for 2 and 3 year-olds, and then infants. The past 4 years, I have been a photographer, and get to work with kids every single day. I still babysit for friends and family on a regular basis!
Agawam$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have an elementary education degree from an accredited college. I have had numerous teaching experiences with all grades of elementary school. I am currently teaching sixth grade language arts in a public middle school. I have also worked for years at a local daycare in every age room. I have regularly babysat for a couple of families over the past few years. I have also worked for a company that travels around the Northeast teaching cheerleading to children. I absolutely love working with children of all ages and believe it is my passion.
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Landy S.

I work with landy saintfleur at Macy’s for 4 years she’s a hard worker and sweet with great Manners I was truly happy to work with her - Rosemarie

Julie C.

She applied herself to want I asked of her to do for me while my child was in her care. She was very friendly, polite, and energetic. Julie gave me advanced notice if she was unable to work for me if she was sick or had an appointment she had. - Rae

Amy G.

Amy has been part of our family for three years. She is very reliable, flexible with our changing needs, and is willing to help out with whatever we need. But most importantly she has been wonderful with our kids and for that we are so grateful. - Michelle

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How to Find a Babysitter in Agawam, MA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Agawam, MA

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 Agawam can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Agawam 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you have a Massachusetts 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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