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Naté Smartt
Alexandria$18/hr  |  6 yrs experience
Hello I am Natay! I am 30 years old and I love being a nanny! I am fun, adventurous, playful, and loving.
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Kalkidan Garland
Alexandria$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Kalkidan Garland. I am a 21 year old that adores children. I have wanted to be a teacher ever since I was a kid and loved taking care of children. I started working at the ymca at age 16 and gained many more experiences nannying and babysitting parttime as well as full-time since then. I have experience with children of all ages and like to really engage with them and have fun! CPR and First Aid Certified as well.
Shohana Sultana
Alexandria$16/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hello! My names Shohana. I’m available for when you need a babysitter/nanny. I’ve been doing this on and off for about 2 years now. I love it! I get to know plenty of wonderful families. I have plenty of references on hand and I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you!
Breanna Ryon
Alexandria$16/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Breanna and i work for a lovely family currently looking for another to nanny share with!
Gladys Salazar
Groveton, Alexandria$18/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hello,
My name is Gladys and I’m an experienced nanny working with children of all ages. For about 18 years.
I love this job because I really like working with children, being around, playing with them and keeping them engaged.
I’m a big fan of outdoor activities like going to the library for story time , playgrounds, parks.
I’m CPR and First Aid certified.
Please let me know if you want to contact me.
Kelly Serrano
Alexandria$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi 😊, I have 2 little sisters I took care of since they were newborns and I have took care of other kids before, I love kids ! I love having company and having something to keep myself and the kids occupied with ! I love caring for kids , if you ever need me to prepare them a meal and I'll be to follow your directions as a Nanny (: ! so your kids can be happy and be taken well care of like they deserve !
Larissa Campos Souza
Alexandria West, Alexandria$20/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hi,
I’m looking for a part time afternoon job.
I have experience with with kids of all ages(1-16yo) and I have a car and a drivers license(since 2009).

I can also help with laundry, meal prepping and grocery shopping.

Thank you

Larissa
Rosmery Herbas
Alexandria$18/hr  |  20 yrs experience
My name is Mery , I am originally from Bolivia . I 've been in the US for many years. I love this country !! I love children very much !! I am very afectionate ,caring and compassionate person . :)
Duaa Ahmed
Alexandria$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is duaa I am a female I am age 16 i know I might be old enough but i can be really nice to kids. I personally love kids and I think they are really sweet I like to play around with them i always babysit kids in my area and looking for more kids I am avalibe when school is over I speak English Arabic a little Spanish and now trying to learn Korean if intrested please contact me thank you
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Samantha G.

Samantha is a very caring person. She saved me in a time where I just didn’t know how to be a mom, at the time. I never had any problems with her and my schedule was hectic but she worked with me. I had an infant, a 3 year old and a 6 year old at the time and she balanced everything at such a young age! I was in disbelief! Your little one is in great hands! - Martina Scott

Sara D.

Sara has been my reliable, go-to sitter since my kids were babies. She is caring, fun, responsible, and involved. They listen to her more than me! Sara makes the kids excited to have a sitter and I know I can trust her to take excellent care of them. Highly recommend her! - Cheryl

Shelly A.

Shelly was awesome with my son. She took suck great care of Jess as a baby up into his todler years. And still babysits for us often. I totally trust her with Jess and highly recommend her to any family. - Jennifer

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How to Find a Babysitter in Alexandria, VA

Nanny Lane is a child care website meant to help you find a babysitter in your area. Our child care services include background checks, PLUS, and payroll.

Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Alexandria, VA

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 Alexandria can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Alexandria 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you have a Virgínia 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!

And of course, as you learn how to hire a babysitter, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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