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Mary S. - Seeking Work in Van Buren

Hourly rate9.25 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I am a mommy to a 10 month old baby girl 💗 I’ve been babysitting since I can remember! I will follow all instructions to what your child needs
Kristy - Seeking Work in Van Buren

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I worked at a church camp for 4 summers 99-02 and cared for girls ages 6-12. I was a live in nanny/ housekeeper for a 10 yr old boy. I worked in the nursery at church. I have had several years of babysitting experience as well
Dawn - Seeking Work in Van Buren

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have worked with children since I was 12 in various settings. I have babysat, helped my mother with my four younger siblings and foster siblings, and worked with children in church settings. I most recently worked at the North West Arkansas Children's Shelter, which serves abused and neglected children. I enjoy working with special needs children including my younger siblings. I am creative with ways to entertain children that do not include television or video games. I have had significant musical training so I enjoy teaching children to appreciate music. I have taken several college classes on child development. I have had diverse intercultural experiences, including volunteering at children’s homes in Mexico and China. I can speak some basic Spanish and Mandarin and enjoy working with other cultures. I enjoy doing housework, laundry, and even cleaning bathrooms. I also enjoy cooking for and with children.
Cathya M. - Seeking Work in Van Buren

Hourly rate9.25 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Hello! My name is Cathya and I am currently looking to become a nanny. I am a graduate of John Brown University with a masters in Paychology and plan to some day go back to school and Perdue a career in Pediatrict Paychology and work with children. I just got married last year and am looking to take a break from work/school. Working with children is my passion and being able to care for your children would be an honor. I am a Christian woman, I don’t smoke, I don’t drink, I don’t have pets, and I don’t have any children but have worked as a babysitter and I have worked for a daycare. I would be able to work Monday through Saturday as needed. I am open to working with all ages and any children in general.
Kristy B. - Seeking Work in Van Buren

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I've worked in a couple different daycares. I love working with children. I've taught children their abc's and 123's, shapes an colors. I've even worked with children that are potty training. I've done alot of babysitting for the parents of the childcare centers that I've worked at. They liked how I worked with their child and asked for me to babysit.
Macey - Seeking Work in Van Buren

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

My childcare experience began when I was two and a half years old and my sister was born. I drove my mother crazy saying "I'll get the baby." and "No, she's mine." I started working as the neighborhood babysitter when I was about 12; I even started a "Babysitters Club" with four of my friends. I continued babysitting throughout high school. When I went to college I was a nanny for a family with three children ages one, five, and seven. I also worked for the Montessouri School in Fayetteville for a couple of years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Van Buren, 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 Van Buren’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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren?
  • 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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