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Michelle  G. - Seeking Work in Chico

17.14 / hour

I am a college senior and am currently in the Honors in Child Development program at California State University, Chico. I love children and early childhood education is my passion. I love to inspire young minds and watch them learn and grow. I have worked in early childhood classes ranging from infants to preschool, I have been a teacher's assistant in classrooms k-3, I have been a horse camp counselor for children ages 7-12, been a nanny for one summer, and I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old. I stress the importance of building trusting relationships with the family, since I am being trusted with thier child. I want to provide parents and children with the best experience possible and have a positive impact on the families life.
Ruth T. - Seeking Work in Chico

11.99 / hour

I went to a college 8 hours away from my home. I was lucky enough to get a job at a company. I worked there for 2 1/2 years, during which I regularly babysat for families at the gym and I nannied for Linda Diersbock. When I met Linda she had two girls. Eli, who was eight months, and Riley who was two and half years. I worked at Mygym part time and was a Nanny part time (full time during summer.) Over the 2 1/2 years I worked for the family baby Reese was born. I was a nanny for three girls under the age of six. I helped with house work, travel, holidays, and meals. I still talk to Linda and the girls regularly, and just visited them this past year. After a tearful goodbye, I moved back home to Chico California, where I met Tina. Tina had a five month old baby girl, Elizabeth. I was a full time nanny for Tina for two years. Tina was completing her Masters during the time while I took care of Elizabeth. I also keep in touch with Tina and Elizabeth and visited them this Christmas.
Ashli R. - Seeking Work in Chico

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

First off, I started babysitting at age 16 and fell in love with kids from that moment. Since then, I have had the opportunity to babysit for multiple families, teach children in a classroom and work at a family summer camp. With my background I have had experience with children in different situations, from a classroom setting to in their own homes as well as camping out in the woods with their families. I also cared for children of all ages ranging from newborns to 15 years old.
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.
Christy O. - Seeking Work in Chico

12.10 / hour

Hi – Let me start off by telling you my name, Christy. I have several years of experience watching children and helping them grow. I have watched large to small groups of children from the ages of newborn to 12 years. Helping children with their homework, learn new things have always been a great joy to me. My 12+ years of experience started with my little sister; my mother had postpartum depression and was unable to watch her newborn. I took care of my sister when there was no other, and helped her grow into the beautiful preteen she is today. She motivated me to take care of other children, to become the “Tickle Monster” or pretend to be a cowboy or princess. I have watched children from 4 separate families with multiple children, and on Sundays took care of the kindergarten class at church. I am certified in infant and child CPR, and have taken care of children with severe allergies. I would love to be the Nanny/Babysitter to your children.
Jaime P. - Seeking Work in Chico

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been caring for kids since I was 13. I love when I become like part of the family, which has happened with most of my past families. Two of the children I have watched actually got to be my flower girl and ring barer at my wedding.
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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?
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