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Monique N. - Seeking Work in Chico

11.11 / hour

In the past, my duties as a nanny were as follows: -Dressing her daughter -Cooking meals and making sure she ate -Engaging her in fun and educational activities -Taking her to the park or other outdoor activities -Cleaning up the house and child's play area -Running Errands My duties as a Child Watch attendant and camp counselor were as follows: -Care for infants, toddlers and young children by playing with them and organizing fun games to keep them occupied -Help the older children with homework tasks that were being asked of them -Provide a safe, enjoyable and comfortable environment for the children -Plan an exciting and fun schedule for children - supervise children on field trips to skating rinks, parks, swimming pools, hiking trails etc. -Supervise children while eating meals and playing indoor games My most recent experience was nannying two boys. ages 5 and 9. My duties during the school year included picking them up from school, making them lunch, helping out with homework and ensuring they get all school work done. During the summer vacation months I would watch them for approximately 9 hours a days and we would plan outdoor activities, swim, take group outings with their friends and also took care of usual daily duties such as: meals, washing up, and reading.
Emily J. - Seeking Work in Chico

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

This past year I have graduated from Chico State with a Bachelor's degree in Child Development. I have been babysitting for over ten years and have multiple experiences in classrooms of all ages and environments. I also graduated with a Special Education minor and have had various internships and volunteer opportunities in Special Education classrooms. I have experience working with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, middle school, junior high, and high school students.
Anna O. - Seeking Work in Chico

12.43 / hour

I started babysitting at 13. I taught English as a second language to elementary school age kids, kindergarten to fifth grade. I've nannied for two years. I enjoy being involved in active learning with kids.
Ashlee H. - Seeking Work in Chico

11.88 / hour

I worked for a daycare that had children infant – 5 years of age. There were more than 30 kids, so I am well prepared for managing time and activities. I have experience in changing diapers, coming up with activities for learning or for exercise. I have also done multiple babysitting jobs where I would take care of ages 3 months – 10 years of age. These jobs would include completing laundry, light to moderate cleaning, preparing meals, and taking care of plants or animals. I have been babysitting for about 5 years, and had worked at the daycare for 3 years. In addition, I am also disciplined as an athlete, as I was in travel sports through high school and played a semester of softball in college.
Emily H. - Seeking Work in Chico

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 12 years of babysitting for my 9 cousins as well as neighborhood children. as well as 10 years of lifeguarding and teaching swimming lessons. I am CPR and First Aid certified and well as lifeguard certified. I absolutely love children and in my career there hasn't been a child I've come across that I haven't learned something from. I take the responsibility of having an impact on a child's life very seriously simply because I have seen the impact children have on the lives around them and that is always an amazing thing to be a part of!
Taylor G. - Seeking Work in Chico

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Babysitting for multiple ages and family sizes for 6 years, nannied for 2 years for multiple ages and family sizes. I love to bring arts and crafts, books, and a big smile every day to enhance creativity in a fun way!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Chico, 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 Chico’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 Chico 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 Chico?
  • 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?