Lincoln, AL
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Ashley - Seeking Work in Lincoln

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting since I was 13 years old, because I come from a very large family. I have 15 nieces and nephews currently ranging in age from 2 years old to 19 years old, and I grew up being the constant "go-to" sitter for my siblings' kids. Last year, I had a job at my church running and maintain their day service children's nursery where I had anywhere between 6 to 15 kids under my care ranging in ages from 3 months to 6 years old. I had to quit that because my mother had surgery and I had to be home to care for her. And since my youngest niece was born in October of 2005, I've been the only babysitter she's ever had. Basically, I was raised to care for children.
Tommie K. - Seeking Work in Lincoln

20.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Im 16 yr old and i need a job
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lincoln, AR?

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 Lincoln’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 Lincoln 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 Arkansas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Lincoln?
  • 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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