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Nic Kelley
Winter Hill, Somerville$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
College sophomore currently on gap year to serve with AmeriCorps, searching for summer nannying jobs!
Eleanor Chute
Somerville$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
I worked with children for years I raised a son with type one Diabetes. I also worked with Autism. And Developmentaly Delayed. I will share more with you Raised two sons . Enjoyed every minute Ellie I am experienced and reliable very caring kind. I’m flexible with time Nonsmoker Have new car!! References
Brittany Higgins
Somerville$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi I'm a mom of a beautiful four year old little girl she's y world. I love being a mom and working with kid's, I have been a nanny for three families it was a great experience. I also helped raised my nephew since he was born and he will be 11 in a few weeks. If your looking for someone dependable and who will take care of your child with love and kindness look no further. Hope to hear from you soon
Carina Amaya Flores
Somerville$12/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi I’m Carina, I am 18 years old, still currently enrolled in highschool but I will be graduating this June!! My whole life since the age of 5, I have always been taking care of kids. My knowledge with caretaking of children including infants is immense, and I would be more than delighted to care for you bundle of joy!
Mackenzie Joseph
Somerville$16/hr  |  3 yrs experience
I have tons of patience and went to school to work with kids. Im a kid at heart and love teaching dance. I even dedicated time to develope my own event called "Kids Jam." People say this is the perfect job for me since I was able to handle over 50 kids in Bostons After School Program.
Mekedelawit Sisay
Somerville$14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Mekedelawit Sisay. I am a student at bunker Hill Community College. I speak two languages one is English and the Other Amharic. I am a Christian and I go to church every Sunday. I teach kids about religion from ages 3-13. I have worked in a day care with kids from ages 1- 3 years old.
Yalissa Cruceta
Somerville$20/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Yalissa and I have 2+ years of experience. I have my Daycare Assistant License and am CPR and First Aid certified.
Lillian Lee
Somerville$15/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I am a grandmother of 3 lovely girls whom I have raised from the birth.
I love babies, have pleasant personality and very responsible.
Rosa D.
Somerville$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I raised up 5 kids on my own. Iv also done babysitting and nanny works for a couple years with more then 2 kids.
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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 Somerville, MA

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

Somerville 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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