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Kelsey Rogers
Lorton$14/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi my name is Kelsey, thank you for considering me for employment!
My passion is helping people, and my specialties include patience, caring, and exceeding expectations! I hope to join your family to give your child the special attention, friendship, and caretaking you require. xoxo, Kelsey
Precious Mabunu
Lorton$17/hr  |  10 yrs experience
I am a mother of 4 kids who love so much. Back in my country I had land which I was trying to build an orphanage for all the kids who had no place to go. I still have that dream but because of politics back in Zimbabwe it was hard to finish building.
I am very easy going and goofy. I accept correction and I also believe in raising the kids as a team with the parents. I believe in developing a schedule and a system that we ( parents and myself) agree on in raising those precious ones. This includes playtime, and other activities and break. Also scheduling play dates.
I am an outdoor person, I love taking nature walks, exercising, playing basketball and other outdoor games. I love doing arts and crafts exchanging my culture with the kids I take care of. When it is summer time there's just so much to do. Winter time things are limited but nonetheless there's always planned schedules. Which will be set by myself and with help of parents.
Other activities include arts, crafts, reading etc.
I also clean after the kids and make their meals, do their laundry etc.
Because of my love for kids every family I have worked for I have built a very strong relationship even after I have left.
I have a Bachelor's degree in Business.
Saraphina Sawaya
Lorton$17/hr  |  2 yrs experience
First I am a mother to I no how and what a mother fell about his children and what children need in any time . thanks
Jazmin Herrera
Lorton$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a 16 year old junior girl in high school looking for a babysitting job. I love working with kids because I have two little sisters who are just little balls of energy and I am very interactive with little kids since I have been taking care of my sisters and parents friends kids
Emily Saunders
Lorton$12/hr  |  8 yrs experience
I am a mom of two beautiful children, who are between one and five years of age. I have experience watching kids starting from infancy to twelve and onward, and love working with children as well! I am a kind, warm, caring individual who is a certified massage therapist (that also loves to cook)!
Jessica C.
Lorton$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been working with children for 6 years. I took ECC(Early Childhood Career)classes for two years in highschool. I have passed the NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing) test for ECC. I have worked at the Little Acorn Patch in Kingstowne for a little over 3 years as a Afternoon lead teacher. I am a nanny for a family i've been with for over 2 years. I started when the little boy was a month and a half and he is now 2 and a half. I was his sister's teacher at the Little Acorn Patch since she was 2 and now she is 6. I am CPR certified. I have attended a lot of teacher workshops that were required by state. I have a lot of babysitting experience through the families of LAP.
Saloua T.
Lorton$11.42/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have experience caring for triplets and I also have 3 children of my own
Diane Cortez
Lorton$14/hr  |  3 yrs experience
I have always LOVED and ADORED children, and a passion for helping and caring for others, including experience in healthcare and education. I completed studies in healthcare, and earned a degree in Business Administration. I have experience with child for over 10yrs and worked in education for 12yrs. I am certified in CPR/First Aid, non-smoker, clean background, and comfortable with pets. My availability is flexible, including date nights, weekend, and overnight care. I live near Springfield, but available to commute within 25 miles, Woodbridge to Washington, DC area. Thank you for reading my profile.
Shai W.
Lorton$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My past childcare experience was amazing. I am an elementary education major so children are my life. My last experience was working at a summer camp where I had the ability to make creative activities that challenged the children physically, socially, intellectually,and emotionally. I was also given the opportunity to take fun and exciting field trips with them to different museums and theme parks. I also helped the children to keep their reading and math skills sharp by setting aside time each day to practice math and language, tutoring them when necessary. Although the parents thought I was a camper the first day, they all took very quickly to me and my energetic attitude. Seeing that I am responsible, respectful, and fun! Overall my last childcare experience was wonderful and I wouldn't change anything about it.
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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

Jasmine B.

She’s absolutely wonderful with children. She was by far the best babysitter I have ever had. Jasmine is willing to go above and beyond to take care of kids. Anyone would be lucky to have her as their nanny. - KyLee

Jennifer M.

I technically have not worked with jennifer but have known her since we were young she often takes great care of my little girl while i have to work and also while not working she is a great joy to myself and especially my daughter if any further info is needed feel free to contact me - Ken

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How to Find a Babysitter in Lorton, VA

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

Lorton 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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