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Antionette Joyner
Durham$12/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hey my name is Antionette I am Fun, loving and nurturing individual looking for a position as a Nanny. Possess exceptional enthusiasm and creativity along with formal caregiving training aimed at providing children with the best in emotional and physical care.I am a part time student furthering my education in Early Childhood Education . I am currently an associate teacher , and I have currently worked as a nursery attendant,Camp Counselor and an After School Counselor I have work with children ages infant-15 years of age. I am SIDS certified, CPR/basic first aid, and PDD trained. I enjoy reading, making crafts, and cooking. I love to see children be adventurous and learn through exploration.I love working with children it has always been my passion. I look forward to working with you and your family!!!!
Kristen Reed
Northeast Durham, Durham$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! I recently graduated from UNCW and I moved to the triangle for an ultimate frisbee team. I am a child at heart and would love to spend time working as your nanny as I figure out what I want to pursue next in life. (:
Tauja Worthington
Durham$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Tauja Worthington and I am a 22 year old who LOVES children but who’s also very involved when it comes to a child’s development. I have been around child care for all my life. Growing up my mother had her in home 5 star child care business for 19 years and I learned so much about have love and caring for children through her. I’ve worked in. ECE since 2016 but I also babysit as well. I’ve never been a nanny but I always strive to be the beat and the the best I can when it comes to caring for anyone’s children.
Aliya Fountain
Durham$17/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Growing up my great grandmother fostered over 300 children and adopted several. The love for children has continued to run 4 generations strong and I pray that one day I'll be blessed enough to make it 5. I believe that children should be exposed to new things everyday and that nothing in life is out of their reach. I am a ballet dancer, soccer player, artist, sister, daughter and great friend. I love sign language and anything that introduces children to new ways of life. I have worked with children from new born to 16 years old, and I've had the pleasure of being an assistant in a special needs center and I absolutely loved it. I believe little people are who we shape them to be and without the proper guidance they can't grow. Safety is always a main priority when I'm with the children but I don't mind getting in the dirt with them. Children are given to us as a gift and it's our job to give them back to society as productive members...well it all starts at home!! =)
Britanie Neely
East Durham, Durham$12/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello there, I’m a 23-year-old female who comes from a family of child care/educators. I’ve worked as a personal family nanny, summer camp advisor, volunteered as a teachers aid, and now currently a caregiver for special needs youth and adults. I have a certificate degree in teacher assisting, certification for CPR, experience with special needs, drivers license, and my own vehicle.I enjoy fun activities, both indoor and outdoor, that will keep the youth engaged, active, and learning, all while character building. I also assist in meal preparation, house keeping, and just overall lending a hand where needed. I believe that kids should be kids, and sometimes adults should be too 😁.
Maria Paula Osorio
Durham$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Working at a daycare gave me experiences that I would for sure put into practice with your kids. From being patient, to keep calm to show them respect, or being creative to teach them new things. One of those things being Spanish, since it was my first language. Always put the kids as a priority. One thing that is a priority to me is potty training, and making sure I help with things they want to do like extra school curriculum activities just because I did things like that when in school and I know how important it is. Projects, crafts, panting, and coloring are some of the things I will do with the keys to help them learn and engage more. I will always try to be the best I can; nice, fun, caring and loving for sure. No matter what I will always make sure I am fair to each kid and treat them with respect
Cavre Carrington
Durham$14/hr  |  8 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Cavre and have a passion for children and I really enjoy working with them. I feel I work well with children and we get along nicely.I want nothing but to be able to be there to help out a family in need. I am very easy to get to know and will treat your family with nothing but respect, also a good relationship with your family is important to me. I own a car so I will be able to travel to and from your child's activities. I am both CPR and First Aid certified. My availability is Mon-Fri from 6 am until 6 pm until August, then I will be to be off by 5 pm on Tues & Thurs. I am in school working towards my Associates Degree then I will transfer to a four year University to study child psychology so being a nanny will give me great experience in that field.
Shyquel Allison
Durham$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a graduate student pursuing my masters degree in school and career counseling. I have experience working in nurseries. I am benevolent, reliable, and responsible.
Kishla Jones-Gibbs
Durham$10/hr  |  3 yrs experience
I absolutely love kids especially babies. I have been doing this ever since I was about 7 years old. I started out babysitting and worked my way up. I am a college student so I am looking for a job from May-August, M-F anytime.
I have my own transportation.
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It’s my pleasure to recommend Mersadez Mitchell to be an employee . Her and I worked together diligently for almost a year, and she has shown nothing but good characteristics. I was also sad to see her go . - Amari

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How to Find a Babysitter in Durham, NC

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Durham, NC

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 Durham can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Durham 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 North Carolina?
  • Do you have a North Carolina 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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