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Morgan Blickley
Harrisburg$13/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hi I currently have a associates degree in middle level education, I spend 200+ hours a year working with grades 4-8 and work one on one with special needs students weekly. I have been a nanny to a wide range of families, I have a lot of experience with making meals, bed time routines, school work, after school activities and excel filling spare time. I also have worked as a camp counselor at Ski Roundtop Adventure camp, I have taught swim lessons to ages 3+ for 5 years now and enjoy spending my time with today's children.
KeEirah Sava
Harrisburg$9/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I’m 16, im turning 17 at the beginning on June. I’m cyber schooled and I’m the oldest out of 9 kids.
Yaira Cruz
Harrisburg$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi,
My name is Yaira. I been not long in the babysitter job. But I am a stay home mom have a 3 years old l and 6 months old. I take care of the child in my on home. I cook, cleaned and I will make short that you child be always clean and happy. I speak Spanish so if you are OK I can teacher your child Spanish . In my on home I have a mini school. If you need to come see my home you are welcome.
Brianna Corner
Harrisburg$12/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hey! I'm Brianna. I have a Bachelor's in Molecular Biology, and I'm currently going to grad school for my Master's in Public Health. I've been babysitting throughout college, and I'm also the oldest of four. I have two siblings that are on the spectrum, one of which also has ODD; between this, and my experience in tutoring centers, I've had significant experience with children who have special needs. I spent my summers working as a camp counselor at Camp Pecometh, where I was responsible for 5-10 children at a time, ages 5-16. My specialties are craft time, early Spanish education, and kid-friendly snack prep. I have background checks available, as well as additional references.
Robyn Clough
Harrisburg$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have an 8 month old daughter named Mya. She is my first and my whole world. My husband and I currently live with my parents because I wanted to be at home with my daughter because we couldn’t afford daycare and honestly didn’t want to put her in daycare. We want to move out but I don’t want to get a job that makes me have to put her in daycare. I love children and always have. My older sister has 3 of her own. I want to help other families who are in the same situation I am where they don’t want to put their child in daycare but instead have someone they can trust and know their child is being well taken care of. I’m looking to get my first aid certification along with cpr so families feel their child is safe in my hands. I am looking to do this out of my home because I will have my daughter with me too
Leticia Monteiro
Harrisburg$15/hr  |  10 yrs experience
Hey, I'm Leticia and I love working with kids.

I have been working with kids for over 6 years now and i Have experiences with children of all ages.

I'm fun and energetic and I'm always trying to come up with ideas to keep them entertained and active

I am available full - time on weekdays and also for date nights on Weekends.

Let me know if you would like to know more about me

Best,

Leticia
Brooklyn Ortiz
Harrisburg$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, my names Brooklyn and I would love to be a nanny for all ages! I am currently pregnant and would like to earn extra cash for my baby to come. I’m 19 years old but I am experienced with all ages
Jessica Martinez
Harrisburg$14/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I love children, I believe they are God’s little angels. Being around children makes me happy. I have four kids of my own. I worked full time and raised them with no problem. They are all grown now and I’m happy with the way I raised them.
Hailey Ressler
Harrisburg$10/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello!! My name is Hailey! I'm a teen babysitter looking for a part time job where i can spend some days or part of my day with young children and making fun memories with them!! I am looking for a friendly family thats in need of a nice babysitter during the morning/day or after school into night. I am available everyday / anytime of the week! (except Sunday nights!)
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Morgan W.

Morgan is a positive and energetic worker! She is great with kids and has a lot of experience. She has watched my son for the last year and a half upon request and has always met all of my needs. She is great with following a schedule if needed and is capable of taking kids to appointments, to the park and anywhere that is needed - Kylea

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How to Find a Babysitter in Harrisburg, PA

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

Harrisburg 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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