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Sarah E. - Seeking Work in Wasilla

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello my name is Sarah. I have worked with children for over ten years, both as a babysitter and a paid city employee. Throughout high school and college I happily spent my time as a camp counselor, lifeguard and after-school care provider. A normal day usually consisted of 10-14 children within my care for 8 hours. However, even with such large groups, I was able to get to know each child's own interests and personalities. I can happily say that I have never run into a past camper at the grocery store and not known their name! With each year of care, I shared many experiences that were fun for myself, the children and their parents. I developed wonderful connections with families that have continued to last well beyond those summer and school months.
Katriece K. - Seeking Work in Wasilla

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Although I have never been officially a nanny, I have grown up my whole life being the go-to babysitter for all my family and friends. I am the first grandchild of a large family, so I'm always surrounded by kids. In my house alone there are four other kids ranging from 2 years old to 12 so I have experience nannying all ages. I am looking for specifically just a summer job because I am moving out of state for college in the fall.
Rachel G. - Seeking Work in Wasilla

13.00 / hour
5 yrs of experience

Hi there my name is Rachel. I love caring for children and want to help your family any way I can. I am confident that my skills are well-aligned with this role, and that I would be an excellent fit for your family. I am dependable caregiver with a Bachelor's degree in nursing with adequate varied babysitting experience caring for amazing kids! I look forward to speaking with you!
Rebecca H. - Seeking Work in Wasilla

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Besides my abundant educational experience in the field of child development, I have over 5 years of direct childcare experience in a variety of settings. My most recent environment was as a math tutor at a local elementary school. In this position, I aided elementary school students (grades 3-6) in mastering the remedial math skills needed for their success. This involved supplementing the classroom curriculum with fun math activities and games; practicing basic math facts; as well as providing a brief lesson on an important math skill. Previous to this employment, I was also a nanny/home school helper to my pastor's 5 children (ages ranging from 6 to 16). In this position, I ensured the overall well-being of the children, as well as supplemenedt the home school curriculum with fun outdoor activities, physical education opportunities, and arts & crafts. I also worked at a summer camp in the City of Rio Rancho. This was a sports camp geared to promote healthy living and physical activity. As a camp counselor, I oversaw the safety of the children, actively engaging with the children in sports and games.
Chantal - Seeking Work in Wasilla

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I come from a family of 18 and I'm the 12th one. Ever since I was 14 or 15, I babysat for my siblings children and also, my neighbor and other friends that needed a babysitter. I babysat about every weekend for someone. Also, I has a nannied for Jolene A for about a year till I moved from AZ.
Glori - Seeking Work in Wasilla

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 7 years of expereince babysitting and working as a nanny. I also have 1st aid and CPR certifications and am very responsible and reliable. I love children and have always loved working with kids of all ages. References are available upon request.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wasilla, AK?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of Wasilla’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective Wasilla Nannies:
  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement?
  • Do you plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in Alaska?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Wasilla?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?
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