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Brianna Geier
Merrick$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Brianna Geier. I am currently a college senior at SUNY Oneonta. I have been working with kids of all functioning levels for the past seven years. I am looking for a summer job as a babysitter or nanny. I enjoy cooking, reading and playing out doors. I hope to become a teacher one day. I have many references if needed. Please let me know, thank you.
Victoria Sottilare
Merrick$20/hr  |  9 yrs experience
I am a fun loving, energetic 25 yr-old who is also very responsible and well educated. I have experience babysitting for young children. I have worked at a nursery school at the age 14 as a volunteer for ages 2-6. I have babysat for three kids seven days a week during the summer of 2010 for ages 7, 9 and 12. I have also been an occasional weekend babysitter for many. I have experience working with a child with disabilities for three years twice a week. Ive spent a summer caring for a 6-year-old and 10-year-old. In My most recent years with childcare positions included caring for a 4-year-old and 7-year-old for three years. As well as a family with a 8 and 12-year-old in the early mornings for 2 years. As well well as a family doth two 7 year old twins and a 3 year old, also cared for their dog . Currently a nanny /house keeper for two 11 year old twins .
Nallely O.
Merrick$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I've babysat in México for my neighbors children, my parent's coworkers babies, and also for my younger family members, since I was 16 years old. And I have worked as a live in nanny for the past 4 years in the states. In June 2012 I came to USA as an au pair, I've worked for two families taking care of a 6 and a 7 year old boy and 10 and 12 girls.
Jacqueline C.
Merrick$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been a nanny/babysitter since the age of 15. I have worked with families of up to 3 children. Most of them I started when the mom was pregnant all the way to about a year or 2. I absolutely love working with kids. I am patient loving organized creative and outgoing. Everyday is a new adventure with kids and I love it! I have a degree in Interior Design and I am bilingual (spanish) I have a clean driving record, my own car and I do not smoke.
Katarzyna B.
Merrick$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My past childcare experience was coming to the house earlier before kids come home from school doing their laundry, preparing snack / dinner for them. picking them up from school bus.. giving them snack and doing homework ( teaching them how to do multiplication subtraction, etc) with them... then driving them to many activties ..coming back home serving them dinner... playing games...shower time and preparing them for bed.
Karissa W.
Merrick$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been around children all my life and am one of six girls. I have been nannying every summer for five years and babysitting for eleven years starting out as a mothers helper. I love children and enjoy working with them and love spending my summers with energetic and loving children!
Hanna S.
Merrick$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
As long as I have worked, I have loved working with children. Growing up in Michigan, I spent most of my time out of school babysitting for local families. For the past 4 years I have professionally worked with children ranging from 1 to 10 years of age. I have been both a live-in nanny, and a full-time nanny living outside of the home. I had moved to New York from Michigan to further broaden my horizons and take advantage of the number of opportunities available in the area.
Ana Gomez
Merrick$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Paula G.
Merrick$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Nanny for 3 children ages 1,4, &7. Started when kids were younger and do total childcare.
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Sherima L.

Sherima is a fantastic nanny who worked with us full time for 6 months and part time for years. She is loving, dedicated and trustworthy. She is incredibly reliable and we had an amazing experience with her from the week my son was born into his toddlerhood. I would recommend her without any reservations and as a would not know what I would have done without her as a working mom! - Natasha

Ruth M.

Ruth was with me for about 4 years. And honestly I don't know what I would of done without her. She went above and beyond for my family. She was always on time and available when I needed her last minute. Always did extra stuff for me without being asked. She was overall amazing! My family and I moved out of the state and we were sad to let her go. The next family will be lucky to have her! - Karen

Ruth M.

Ruth was an amazing babysitter to my three kids. She helped with my youngest while the eldest were in school. During the summer she took them out for walks and played outside with them all day! She helped my children learn a different language which was amazing! She was extremely flexible - Kate

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How to Find a Babysitter in Merrick, NY

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Merrick, NY

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 Merrick can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Merrick 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 York?
  • Do you have a New York 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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