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Gayatri S. - Seeking Work in Berkeley

22.85 / hour

Hello I am a professional holistic nanny with over 13 years experience caring for kids ranging in ages 1 month to 12 years old. I have been caring for infants, toddlers and preschoolers mostly for the past 5 years. I have also assisted in the management of activities for pre-teens and teens. I truly enjoy spending quality time with little ones walking around, enjoying the sunshine at parks, out and about on adventures around town. I have quite a running list in my head of outdoor activities as well as a myriad of engaging rainy day activities. I offer a multicultural influence, as I have a background in Balinese Dance as well as Classical Indian Dance. I have learned many music together with songs over the years, and enjoy singing and dancing with kids. Educated in Nutritional Sciences at UC, Berkeley. I emphasize good nutritious habits early on, sparking the young one's interest in healthy foods by modeling. I am well versed in the eating, sleeping, changing routine of infants. I consider my parenting/discipline style to be holistic, emphasizing communication, compassion, and mindfulness. Currently, I am looking for a weekday 25-30 hours long-term commitment including a regular date night. I'm generally available during the week 8 am-7 pm, however on Monday evenings, I would need to leave by 5:00 p.m.
Simone B. - Seeking Work in Berkeley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

At the age of 12 I began babysitting for families with younger children at my elementary school. I've held steady babysitting jobs for as long as two years. I've cared for infants (from 2 months and up) as well as toddlers and older children (up to age 9). My job descriptions varied, whether I was there to watch the children while the mother/father was at home or if I was alone with the children and required to make them meals, as well as wash and clothe them and but them to bed. I've changed diapers and kissed booboos, and everything in between.
Ilane M. - Seeking Work in Berkeley

17.14 / hour

When I was in graduate school, I worked as a sitter and nanny for several different families. My activities included caring, playing, reading, meal preparation, laundry, load the dishwasher and more.
Milan S. - Seeking Work in Berkeley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 11 years experience as a nanny/babysitter, during which I was a sitter for different families, for children aged newborns to seventeen. I am also a cook so I can help with meals, if requested.
Maria H. - Seeking Work in Berkeley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

My name is Cristina, I m from El Salvador, I speak Spanish, I am 54 years old and very interested in your jab posting, I have been a professional babysitter in Pittsburg, Concord to for the past 8 years and I looking for full o part time position starting en March, currently live in Berkeley.
I can teach speak Spanish your boy o girl, Id be happy to provide references as well as meet or chat on the phone.
I love work whit children, I have experience whit children of 0 to 7 years, my work was laundry to baby. prepping meals, bottles, changing diapers, I like walk to the park, singing, reed books, teaching Spanish, and much more. If my skill meet you and your child requierement please feel free to contac me. I promese your child is in god hands.
Hannah C. - Seeking Work in Berkeley

30.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi there! My name is Hannah. I graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Public Health back in December 2014. I've been working in San Francisco doing healthcare consulting since then. I am headed to law school this fall (2018), but I would like to babysit/nanny until then.

I started babysitting back when I was thirteen after I obtained SafeSitter training. I babysat mostly through high school, but a little bit in college as well.

I absolutely love children, especially toddler age. I have babysat for a large range of ages, 2 to 13, and I have worked with children with special capabilities.

P.S. I received CPR training in 2014, but if you wish for me to retake the course, please let me know.
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Miriam Gonzales - Nanny Share Member

with Miriam G.
22.00 / hour
3 children
Invalid date with nanny

We have three boys, ages 13, 10, and 5. The two older boys are pretty self sufficient, so the care is mostly for our 5 year old. We currently need school pick-up for our 5 year old, and after-school care to around 7pm. We would love to get into a share situation with our 5 year old, either at our house or the other family's place.

We are very easy going, but do like to limit screen time and have plenty of outdoor time for our 5 year old.
The Saks Family - Hiring in Berkeley
Delia A - Nanny Share Member

with Delia A.
20.00 / hour
1 child
10 months with nanny

Our nanny is Amazing! She has over 30 years of experience, is super energetic and enthusiastic, and had RAVING reviews from her past families (who considered her family). We have an active and social 1.5 year old boy who is looking for a playmate to run around with!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Berkeley, IL?

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 Berkeley’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 Berkeley 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Berkeley?
  • 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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