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Shannon Cassedy
Allentown$17/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I have a degree in elementary education. I have had 7 years paid experience nannying and 8 years paid experience housekeeping. I tutor and give music lessons on the side. I have had 4 years experience in CNA care. I also have had experience working with special needs children.
Ashley Rignoli
Allentown$15/hr  |  7 yrs experience
Reader of bedtime stories. Builder of epic living room forts. Expert cuddler. Kisser of boo boos. Pinterest crafter. Outdoor explorer. Finder of lost things. Teacher. Playmate. Friend...
I am all of these things. I am a nanny.
Jamie Zak
Allentown$12/hr  |  14 yrs experience
Hello! I am a single girl, a friendly one and I have a positive attitude. I am caring and compassionate. I have been babysitting for years now. I had Childhood Development/Early Childhood Education Department at Glendale Community College and I will walk with my Bachelors in ECE in the future. I have always been fascinated by children's spontaneity and creativity. My blessed message through this is helping children cultivate and grow their own talents. Reading to children is my favorite part. I'm certified in First Aid & CPR. I am also ready to prepare some light meals for the kids, do errands, etc . I have a car and my record is super clean. I have excellent references from excellent families! I look forward to meeting your family!
Georgie Duddy
Allentown$11/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi, My name is Georgie, I am 18 years old and would love to help you out! I have been babysitting for over 3 years now and have experience with children ages 1 to 11 years old. I’m a fun yet responsible sitter and I love making kids smile! When I was young I had a babysitter who was always one of my favorite people and became family to me and I would love to make that type of bond with the family I look after. I am taking a year off to save up and do some traveling before I attend college next fall. I have reliable transportation and a wide open schedule and would love to start work as soon as possible! Thank you
Christine Moffett
Allentown$15/hr  |  18 yrs experience
Former 4 yr nursing student and Mom of 2 teenage children. Available immediately
Lorna Navarro
Allentown$14/hr  |  1 yrs experience
I love kids . I’m school bus driver i work all day with a lot kids differents ages and specials conditions. They show me all days something new. Is like adventure make smiles in their faces. My availability is afternoons and weekends.
Miranda Callaway
Allentown$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I love kids. I’m good with all ages. I can also clean and cook. I’m an outgoing person. Crative and loves the outdoors
Alexandra González Sánchez
Allentown$14/hr  |  7 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Alex and I’m 25 years old. I recently graduated with an Associates degree in Clinical Psychology. I am very energetic, dedicated, loving, kind, and giving. I love the outdoors, crafts, reading, learning, singing, etc. Having worked with children of all ages from newborns to preteens at local churches for multiple years teaching music, and as a nanny since 2010, I understand the patience needed when caring for a child and the importance of providing a safe and fun environment. I look forward to meeting with you and your little ones!
Briana Michels
Allentown$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have a great level of experience caring for newborns, infants and toddlers. I'm going to school to be a Medical Assistant, and am also CPR certified and have BLS training for adults, children, and infants. I have my own car, and my schedule is pretty open as of now, so I'll have no trouble finding the time to watch over your child(ren) while you go out, or as a nanny if you need something more consistent!
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Lillian took care of my newborn twins for a year and if it hadn’t been for us moving I would still employ her. She is kind, patient, smart, thorough and my children adore her. She made our lives exceptionally easy and wonderful. - Kristina

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How to Find a Babysitter in Allentown, PA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Allentown, PA

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 Allentown can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Allentown 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you have a Pennsylvania 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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