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Lois McDaniel
Odessa$10/hr  |  9 yrs experience
Hi, I'm Lois I have be a big sister for 18+ years and i've been a babysitter since the age of 12. I love children and pets. I have watched my siblings, cousins, and the neighbors kids. I was recommended by everyone and had so many people want me to watch their kids because i'm friendly, always happy, and most of all I absolutely love children. I would be more than happy to keep your child entertained for the day and I even clean up the house; dishes, laundry, cleaning up is something i have no problem with!
Isla Lujan
Odessa$8/hr  |  1 yrs experience
My name is isla I am 28 and a mom of 4 ages 14, 8, 5 and 6 months. I have years of experience working with children in a learning facility and daycare facilities as well as in home care. I have references and hours of trainings. I have some experience working with children who have autism.
Denise Pierre
Odessa$15/hr  |  3 yrs experience
I went to college in California I took child development classes I also babysit several years and also was a foster parent.
Llismeray Ramos
Odessa$10/hr  |  3 yrs experience
I love the kids, I like to play everything I have 19 years My name is Llismeray but my Friends call me Mera is more easy I have experience with children, My availability with kids is great y like to read for them play with them create a good relationship with them so they can feel comfortable I have to language English and Spanish .
Madisen Hatten
Odessa$8.30/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I’m 18 years old and needing a summer job to help me get to Abilene Christian in August!! I’ve never really been a nanny but I’ve baby sat many kids for a period of times. I’m a nursing student, CPR certified and love to work with kids! Im very fun and and have many games we could play! I plan on becoming a BSN and working for kids with cancer. I can be very stern and mean, but only when I have to be! I can work any time from now until August 21st.
Caitlyn Maxwell-Moreno
Odessa$16/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello my name is Caitlyn, I am a struggling college student with some extra free time. If I can be of any assistance in away way i'm happy to help you!
Claryssa Simmons
Odessa$10/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi! I’m Claryssa and I love kids. I have my Child Development Associate Certificate and just want to love children. I see myself as a teacher one day.
Carol Adkins
Odessa$11/hr  |  1 yrs experience
I love children and take care of my granddaughter. Also was a child care for my church. I was CPR certified and first aid but need it recertified and i am willing to do this.
Kendrah Hall
Odessa$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Kendrah, I am 20 Years old. I am a college student at Austin Community College. I have worked with kids since I was 13, I did work at a Early Learning Center with kids 3 months- 10 Years old.
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Nicole G.

Nicole is so awesome!! She shows up on time and so reliable. My child (at that time) didn’t like new people but he really likes Nicole. He still asks me when she can babysit him again! I highly recommend her for the job! - Kristen

Nicole G.

Nicole was a joy to have. She was always able to to come no matter what time it was. She stayed late sometimes and took care of the children. She would be a great babysitter for your child/ren! - Grace

Mariana T.

Mariana is a very hard worker. Was always punctual, and would meet her responsibilities every day. I could always count on her to give her all, and to arrive with an awesome attitude every single time she worked. Has outstanding customer service skills, communication skills, and she is bilingual. Would most definitely recommend Mariana to any future employer. - Melanie

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How to Find a Babysitter in Odessa, TX

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Odessa, TX

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 Odessa can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Odessa 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 Texas?
  • Do you have a Texas 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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