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Hayley S.
Great Falls$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I was a nanny to 3 boys, ages 4,8,and 13. My duties were to drive them to school/activities, prepare a healthy snack when they came home, help with homework, prepare meals, and get them ready for the next school day!
Rachel J.
Great Falls$11.42/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I come from a large family with many younger cousins whom I have babysat on many occasions over the years. I have two brothers who I watched over being the oldest child. I was certified in infant and adult CPR through Reston Hosptial for girl scouts when I was a teenager. I have been babysitting regularly since I was 13. I am a new first time mom and have a 4 month old baby girl! I love children and have always been comfortable caring for them from infants up into their teens.
Janet G.
Great Falls$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been a nanny for over 20 yrs. I have experience with newborn twins to teenagers. I have tried other jobs but prefer being a nanny.
Alessandra B.
Great Falls$7.46/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am looking for a part-time nanny position. I am available from anytime in the morning until 2:30pm. I have 4 years experience with new born and older children. I have been working and living with the same family since I came to US in 2006, and I really feel part of the family. I take care of two boys of age 9 and 7, and a lovely little girl who is turning 4 (I've been taking care of her since she was born, and we are very close to each other!). My host family is happy to provide references upon request.
Alexandra W.
Great Falls$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have worked at a summer camp for 5 years and have been babysitting for multiple families for almost 10 years.
Great Falls$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have raised two children of my own they are now 24 and 21 and having children of their own. I have been babysitting for as long as I can remember. I take the kids out to the park, on walks, watch movies, color, help with homework, read to them and much more. I can take them to doctor's appointments, after school activities, and practices. I have worked at a local pediatrician's office for the past 7 years, and really enjoyed watching the children grow.
Great Falls$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I enjoy take care infants and todlers they are always willing to do funny things and love to learn
Maggie G.
Great Falls$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting since the age of 13. I worked as a nanny for 3 girls preschool through elementary school age for a year. I also occasionally nanny for my neighbors and friends for active boys and girls of all different ages.
Erin W.
Great Falls$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
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Alexis C.

Alexis has a very caring loving and outgoing teachers and very reliable very respectful and very dependable and anytime we needed her and a crunch she was always there to help us out. There was times that I had Alexis watch my own kids for me. My kids loved her. if you have any more questions feel free to give me a call - Toprice Johnson

Lourdes G.

Lourdes took care of our infant daily. She is reliable, personable and knowledgeable. My daughter loves Lourdes and the time she spent with her. Lourdes was always patient and caring. She took time to play, read and teach each day. You can tell she loves children. I highly recommend her. - Stephanie

Rochelle W.

We love Rochelle! I work from home part time and she takes care of our kiddo one day a week to make that easier on me. Our child loves her too - she is fun and energetic and keeps him entertained (and safe!). - Teresa

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How to Find a Babysitter in Great Falls, VA

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

Great Falls 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!

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