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Jacquelyn Bouchard
New Bern$12/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi! I am an energetic nanny who loves working with children. I have years of experience with all ages and families. My husband and I are new to the area and I just left my last nanny job, a family I had been with for three years. I enjoy children of all ages, but have the most experience with early childhood. I enjoy cooking, spending time outdoors, playing piano, and traveling.
Jess Moreno
New Bern$8.50/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hello, my name is jess, I am 17 years old and I love to sing. I am currently still in school but I will try my best to make things work
Nashyia Jones
New Bern$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
my name is nashyia, i am almost 15 which i know is young but i am very experienced with working with kids and i love it, i like baking, painting, singing and other fun activities.
Megan Brantley
New Bern$7.25/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I'm a patient, kind, and loving 19 year old. I have been caring for children for 3 years. I am patient while they learn getting dressed, brushing their teeth, and eating, etc. I am compassionate and caring when they are sick. I do not mind changing those messy diapers. I pride myself on keeping a clean and safe place for them to play. I volunteer with my local volunteer fire department because I like to help those in need. I also provide a weekly rate verse an hourly rate.
India Lee
New Bern$9/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hey my name is India. I'm seeking a babyminder placement in New Bern, North Carolina. I am 17 years old , i am about to be 18 in September . I am great with kids . I love to make bonds with them , laugh , talk about things , and helping out a lot . I’m very great with kids , i have a lot of experience . Kids love me . I hope i can help a family !
Abigail V.
New Bern$11.42/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I started babysitting at the age of 13. I worked as a child care giver at my church for about 5 years. I then got a nanny job when i was 18 for a family of 3 children, a 2 year old and two 4 year olds. I work as a preschool assistant teacher during the school year. I also am a nanny for a family of 2 children, the ages 3 and 5.
Wendy N.
New Bern$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Lots! I am a mother with a 30 and a 26 year old, and a beautiful grandson! I have taken care of plenty of their friends throughout the years as well. Sleepovers, parties, homework, after school activities, meals, sickness. You name it. I have experience in the classroom from preschool to middle school. In college I studied child development and elementary education. For 7 years I taught children ages 3 to 18 about making healthy lifestyle choices. I am extremely health-minded and believe in the "whole" picture of living life. We are spiritual, intellectual, physical and emotional beings. We need the balance!
India M.
New Bern$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Assigned appropriate chores and praised targeted behaviors to encourage development of self-control, self-confidence, and responsibility. Helped develop or monitor family schedule. Helped prepare and serve nutritionally balanced meals and snacks for children. Instructed and assisted children in the development of health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet behavior. Instructed children in safe behavior, such as seeking adult assistance when crossing the street and avoiding contact or play with unsafe objects. Kept records of play, meal schedules. Met regularly with parents to discuss children's activities and development. Modeled appropriate social behaviors and encouraged concern for others to cultivate development of interpersonal relationships and communication skills. Observed children's behavior for irregularities, take temperature, administered medications, as directed, to maintain children's health. Organized and conducted age-appropriate recreational activities, such as games, arts and crafts, sports, and walks. Performed first aid or (CPR) when required. Performed housekeeping and cleaning duties related to children's care. Regulated children's rest periods and nap schedules. Removed hazards and develop appropriate boundaries and rules to create a safe environment for children. Supervised and assisted with homework. Taught and performed age-appropriate activities, such as lap play, reading, and arts and crafts to encourage intellectual development of children. Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline activities to promote desirable child behavior. Accompanied children to and from school, on outings, and to medical appointments. Assisted in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children. Cared for children in home setting. Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues. Disciplined children and recommend or initiate other measures to control behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books. Dressed children and change diapers. Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to parents' or guardians' attention. Maintained a safe play environment. Organized and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas. Performed housekeeping duties, such as laundry, cleaning, dish washing, and changing of linens. Placed or hoisted children into baths. Read to children and taught simple, drawing, and songs. Regulated children's rest periods. Sanitized toys and play equipment. Sterilized bottles and prepare formulas. Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts. Route emergency calls appropriately.
Katy A.
New Bern$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been caring for families with children from infant to 10 years since I was 16 years old. During summers in high school while I was not in school I cared for children temporarily on summer break. While in college I was a babysitter off and on for friends of the family and I coached cheerleading for as many as 10 girls in J-HI and Varsity levels for going on 5 years now. I have college-level understanding in elementary education, but my degrees are in Communication, Public Relations & Business as well as an M.A. in International Studies and Higher Education Administration. Post-Grad I worked a part-time job as well as coaching cheerleading for the N.C. School of Science and Math in Durham, NC. I interim nannied for a family of three that spans from age 2 to 7. I worked as a Student Life Instructor at the N.C. School of Science and Math caring for 30 teenage girls residentially.
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Chelsea R.

She is great with kids. My children love her and ask about her all the time. She is very caring and attentive to what’s going on. She’s very responsible. Chelsea was also very aware and careful of my child’s food allergies. We would definitely have her babysit again. - Ashley

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How to Find a Babysitter in New Bern, NC

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

New Bern 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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