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Pinkey Ramroop
Valley Stream$20/hr  |  2 yrs experience
My name is Pinkey Ramroop and I have been a nanny/babysitter for over 25 years. I have always loved caring for children, I have 4 children of my own and now 9 grandchildren as well.
Ariel Mangual
Valley Stream$17/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! My name is Ariel, and I have been working and watching kids my entire life. With my naturally optimistic and exuberant personality, kids love me! I have a talent for making education and learning fun, so I’d love to help your kids with homework. I also have experience working with children with ADHD, emotional disturbance, and Asperger’s.
Gabriella Kaufmann
Valley Stream$16/hr  |  4 yrs experience
My name is Gabriella Kaufmann, I do my Liberal Arts at Nassau community College. I soon will go to school for my bachelors for Speech Pathology, from there will get my masters. I work at a dentist office party time right now but I am looking for something close to home.
Lauren Austin
Valley Stream$15/hr  |  6 yrs experience
Worked in administration for over 10 years and have worked with in-home childcare for 7 years part-time. I am CPR trained. My availability is full time and English is my native language. Tutor services can also be provided.
Elizabeth D.
Valley Stream$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am an experienced nanny seeking a position within a family that needs someone to care for their young ones, preferably full time. I am flexible with respect to time or any special needs that may arise. I have over 32 years childcare experience with my own children, and exceptional references from my former family and their 4 children and 1 dog. I also have a 6 year old grandson and yes I understand children in general, their needs and the importance of maintaining stability, consistency, and a well balanced environment. I am CPR and First Aid certified, . Please feel free to contact me with any questions or to schedule an interview at your convenience. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. Eliza
Genicol Abreu
Valley Stream$12.50/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi my name is Genicol I am a 19 year old student looking for a part time job as a nanny. I love kids and babysat my moms friend’s kids a few times.
Amanda B.
Valley Stream$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Raised my 2 nephews (17 yrs and 5 yrs), was a nanny for my best friend her son when he was an infant till a toddler he is now 7.
Janet M.
Valley Stream$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Full time caregiver with more than a dozen years experience caring for children from infancy to middle school. I have worked with families in a long term role (3-5 years) preparing and helping the children through many different phases and transitions (home to play school, pre-k to kindergarten, etc) with great success. With each family, I have been able to bond and come to love the children, while helping them through milestones like potty training, shoe lace tying, and becoming little helpers around the house. I believe that everyday is a chance for the child to learn, to try, and to succeed. I do my best to create an environment where routine and structure give the child security and an understanding of what's expected in every day life. I have experience helping children limited medical needs (medication, allergies, etc). I prepare nutritious meals, do the children's laundry, and straighten the house so it is ready when mom and dad come home at the end of the day. The most rewarding part of caregiving for me is seeing the child thrive and succeed in school and as they grow up.
Lauren M.
Valley Stream$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Ive worked for a day camp for six straight summers, working with ages 1 to 12 years of age. Within those six years I've done various babysitting jobs throughout the year.
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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

Kyleigh G.

Kyleigh is great with kids, she is awesome with playing and taking care of their needs. She is responsible and reliable. - Elizabeth

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How to Find a Babysitter in Valley Stream, NY

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

Valley Stream 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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