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Kayla Kolenda
Rahway$20/hr  |  6 yrs experience
I’m an energetic, creative, reliable, honest, team player and positive college student holding my Associates in Science who loves working with kids and strives to some day in the future be a public school teacher. I’m also flexible with my hours and am CPR as well as First Aid certified.
Mackenzie Walsh
Rahway$15/hr  |  7 yrs experience
Hi, I am a substitute teacher that has taken care of many kids at once, which is hard to say in the application! I would love to take care of yours. I love to travel, I recently came back from 3 months in Belgium and Ireland, and I love to read, especially dramatically out loud to children, because I am a bit of a child at heart myself. I love NYC with all my heart, and I can't wait to take your kid to all my favorite places. I like going to the Met Museum in the 1800s exhibit and pretending I'm a princess. I have a fondness for little girls because I too, was once a little girl.
Destiny Rosario
Rahway$16/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I am 23 years old.
I live in New Jersey.
I love children and working with them.
I speak 2 languages, I cook , do light house work.
I am a college student studying business.
I am CPR First Aid AED certified
My Availability is from morning till 6 pm
Melissa V.
Rahway$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I like to interact with the children on an educational and fun level. To me, life is a learning experience and every moment should be taken as an opportunity to learn. From asking what color is the apple or how many fingers am I holding up, I try to make the child feel like they are learning but in a fun-filled manner. Many people have called me "Nanny McPhee" or Mary Poppins. I just think that when it comes to children, I am able to relate to them because I understand the things they enjoy. I always try to do things in a positive way and always explain why something is done so that they better understand. I recently graduated from Army Bootcamp and look forward to returning back to babysitting. I hope I am a great candidate to take care of your children!
Caitlin M.
Rahway$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting since I was 11 years old (now 24) for multiple families in the area I lived and grew up in. The ages have ranged from infancy to preteens. Responsibilities have included driving children to activities and picking them up, overnight stays while parents are away, helping with homework, cooking meals, playing games with the children, taking messages and coordinating with people coming to/calling the house, and anything else upon request! I enjoy children of all ages and have great references.
Lisa M.
Rahway$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am currently employed by a daycare in the central NJ area. I've been employed there for the past three years, mainly responsible for taking care of toddlers from 15 months to age 3. I also have years of babysitting experience both for family and friends and have a proven track record of solid childcare/babysitting experience.
Kristine W.
Rahway$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have babysat for my siblings and other relatives, friends, and neighbors since I was about 12 or 13 years old. I've taken care of infants, toddlers, and children up to thirteen years of age. I have worked in the healthcare field for 4 years now and am a Certified Nursing Assistant. I also have CPR/First Aid Training. Previously, I have helped children with getting them to and from school, homework, meals, play time, getting ready for bed, etc. I am an entertaining and patient person with anyone I have had the opportunity of caring for. I enjoy spending time with and having different experiences with children and hope to have the opportunity to care for yours as well!
Melissa
Rahway$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have worked for the for 4 years with their childcare afterschool program. After my years with the I wanted to try more one on one care with children. I have been working with a family in Cranford for 3 years with a 12 yr. old girl as well as a family in Westfield of three boys. Starting January my schedule clears so I am looking for more of a 9-3 type child care. I have been working with kids for the past 6 years and love being around such free spirits. I have babysat for many families along the way and have many references.
Dominique G.
Rahway$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have experience as an live-in nanny. Dropping and picking kids up from school. Bathing, feeding, homework help, after school activities, and travel with family. Cooking and cleaning.
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Georgina D.

Gina was amazing with my nephew Bradley . He was 7 months at the time, she was with us for a month as we were very busy at this time and she was a great help, good problem solving, even cleaned our kitchen! Bradley was always happy with her singing and dancing. This was a big favor to us. Definitely recommended her to my family - Elvenie Desrosier

Valeria P.

Valeria has a lot of patience, she is funny and manages to entertain the child even though he is moody. I certainly recommend her. - Sandra

Lailatou B.

She was always courteous, punctual, respectful and did her job correctly. As soon as she enters, she is ready to start her duty right away. My daughter was always excited to see her! We are still in touch with her for some occasional gigs! I highly recommend her. She is very passionate about school and helping others by always going above and beyond! Thank you! - Boureima

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How to Find a Babysitter in Rahway, NJ

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Rahway, NJ

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 Rahway can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Rahway 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 New Jersey?
  • Do you have a New Jersey 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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