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Maria A. - Seeking Work in Calabasas

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

I have been a nanny for over twenty years and had only five employers over those period of years. I have watched the children grew up since they were born up to their teenage years. I still have contacts with all of my employers and have been invited to their children's wedding. I was and always have been treated as a member of their families. I am an excellent nanny. I have taken care of children of different ages ranging from 0 or new born to 13 years of age. I am very honest, trustworthy, reliable, dependable, very energetic, , have tremendous amount of patience, very organize, flexible, dependable, always punctual, very loving and kind, fun to be with, fast learner, and very down to earth
Shanley W. - Seeking Work in Calabasas

Hourly rate30.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience5 yrs of experience

My name is Shanley Wilson, I am a CSUN and Calabasas High School graduate. I have been a nanny in the Westlake Village and Calabasas area for 6 years. I have been a babysitter in the Hidden Hills and Calabasas area for 8 years. I began babysitting and nannying after volunteering at Round Meadow Elementary in my mother’s classroom. I believe what makes me a great nanny is the bond that I create with the child/children and family. I believe in building a relationship of trust, honesty, and loyalty with the family I work with. I am great with time management and believe in having fun but also getting work done when needed. I know it is difficult to leave your children in the care of someone else besides yourself so I try to do my best to make you feel comfortable and secure. The last two families I have worked for were in the entertainment industry so I know how to be flexible with my schedule. The last family I worked for moved out of state and called me several months later asking me to move across the country to be their live in nanny for 7 months while the mother was recovering for surgery. I didn’t hesitate and was packed up ready to help. My time here in Nashville has been served well and now it’s time to go back home to California. I love working with children and I grew up with an awesome mother as a mentor since she works as an elementary school teacher. I have outstanding references as well.
Maria C. - Seeking Work in Calabasas

Hourly rate18.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Hello my name is Maria and I am the proud mother of 2 young adults, grandmother and aunt to several nieces and nephews.

In addition to raising my own children, I also babysat full time for several of my friends. I am currently a student and am looking to assist a family such as yours with after school activities.

I look forward to meeting you!
Jasmine  S. - Seeking Work in Calabasas

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience1 yrs of experience

Britteny R. - Seeking Work in Calabasas

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

I started babysitting with a family of three boys, and I stayed with them for 8 years before moving. I also was an elementary tutor all through middle school and high school. I have volunteered at my church in the nursery, story time, VBS and Sunday services for about 8 years before moving as well. I became a nanny for a family with two boys, ages 7 and 4 (now), and had been with them for the past four and a half years. I have worked with them in 12 hour days, 5 days a week, and occasional weekends, so I am always willing to be with the children for long hours. I've also stayed the night for extended periods of time while the parents were away. The boys are school-age now, and had attended a Montessori school, and after the mother had started working part-time, I decided to work at their school as a teacher's assistant to remain close to the boys and to still be able to work with them before and after school. I was a teacher's assistant in Children's House 2 for the entire school year working with a classroom filled with 33 students ages 3-6. Teaching has always been my passion, however I ended my teacher's assistant job in order to stay with the boys since the school schedule was conflicting with the mother's work schedule and they were not offering elementary for the oldest child. I was also a nanny for a 2 year old and 3 month old (now) for the past year, and am currently working as a nanny for two girls, ages 6 and 7 for the summer.
Joslyn - Seeking Work in Calabasas

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I worked for 5+ years in a residential treatment facility for kids ages 6-14 with mental illnesses and behavioral issues. This job included overseeing all aspects of the childrens daily lives, getting them up and off to school, administering medication, planning activities and outings, help with homework, transportation to appointments and activities, providing emotional support, and dealing with behavioral issues. I also have experience assisting in a school setting, supervising other staff, general house upkeep, and various errands. Previous to this I babysat for several years. I love getting outside with kids and being active, as well as encouraging their individuality and creativity. I believe in teaching kids to be safe, responsible, and respectful from an early age. I am big on forming the type of relationship where the kids that I work with can trust that I am going to follow through with the things that I say, whether it be an incentive or consequence, and that I expect the same from them. Also, I have strong feelings about the types of consequences I am willing to give. It is your choice if you wish to use "spanking" or something similar with your children, but I do not believe that this would be my place to do so as well. Further, I do not believe in giving consequences out of anger, and do not yell or raise my voice to get my point across. This is not to say that I cannot be assertive when needed, or that I come across as a pushover,
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Calabasas, CA?

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 Calabasas’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 Calabasas 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 California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Calabasas?
  • 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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