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Samantha Gallucio
West Chester$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Samantha and I am from Delaware. I am currently a student at WCU and have been nannying since I was 12. I love sitting and am super experienced!
Morgan Gilligan
West Chester$18/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hello ! I am Morgan ! I am 25 years old and have always enjoyed working with children ! I currently am a full time nanny of two amazing children who I've been with for over 4 years and will be staying with them in the afternoons ! I have a reliable SUV and am CPR certified as well ! Also do errands , cook , and things around the house !
Madalynn Wilson
West Chester$10/hr  |  8 yrs experience
Hello, I am Madalynn! I am infant and adult CPR, First Aid and AED certified. I a quiet person yet I have a very bubbly personality. I love working with children of all ages. I have none of my own currently. I have always had an aspiration for working with children. I have taken early childhood education courses. I have my own car so reliable transportation won't ever be an issue. I am a very responsible and mature person. I have watched for many families over the years with children of all ages. If you would like to contact and speak to any of my references please don't hesitate to ask for their contact information they'd love to hear from you. I hope to hear from you as well! Have a great day and thanks for reading.

I understand that most look at my age and turn me away because I am young(20). But I am a very mature and responsible young person. All of my references can tell you this as well if you wish to speak to them. Hope you take this into consideration :)
Nicole Burke
West Chester$13/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I am currently in school for nursing. I am a certified lifeguard and pharmacy technician. I am an avid reader and crafter. I am proficient in planning and preparing meals for all dietary restrictions. I am also happy to help around the house whenever it's needed. I have experience with children of all ages. I’m available every day except early afternoon on Fridays.
Madison Libroia
West Chester$12/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi! My name is madison libroia and i am in the nursing program at West Chester University planning to graduate in 2021. I have paid babysitting experience of over 8 years now with children of all ages and am CPR certified.
Tatianna Dragon
West Chester$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a music therapy major at West Chester University! I love working with children and I am very outgoing, personable, energetic and know how to keep children engaged/ entertained.
Sophia Cozzone
West Chester$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a Health Professions major at Temple. I am in my senior year. Next year, I will be attending an accelerated nursing program geared towards Pediatric Oncology. I have babysat many times before and worked in medical settings. I am CPR/First Aid certified. I can help with school work as well as light housekeeping things.
Gordina Butts
West Chester$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, my name is Dina, I have tons of housekeeping and babysitting experience. I’d love to help you care for your family and home!
Nicki Yates
West Chester$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a fun, loving, and caring individual who loves spending time with and looking after kids!
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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

Joyce L.

Hey Joyce is great with my son. He’s always a happy little man while in her care. I would highly recommend her! - Mikaiah

Victoria H.

victoria is reliable and trustworthy. She truly loves my children and she is their favorite babysitter. I did not have to worry at all when she watchted them. She always brought along activities to play with them. She also drove my kids to sport activities. - Pimjai

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How to Find a Babysitter in West Chester, PA

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

West Chester 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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