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Megan M. - Seeking Work in Dana Point

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! I am a 27 year old woman who loves children and has had over 13 years of babysitting/nannying experience. I came across your ad and was so excited to hear you are looking for someone like me for your children. I absolutely love spending time with children and have excellent references. I was recently laid off of my Administrative job and have decided to take a break from the corporate world to do what I love! I am ok with part time or full time hours, I have a clean driving record, and am ready to start when you are. I live in Concord but I am willing to commute. I am excited to meet your family and I hope to hear from you soon! - Megan
Kayla B. - Seeking Work in Dana Point

11.11 / hour

As for my previous work with children, I have been a babysitter/nanny for multiple families throughout the past 7 years. The ages vary from new born to 15 years old. My last job was a full time nanny for a family I'd been with for a 2 years. I absolutely loved my job but I am always ready for a change of my regular routine. I also worked, while a student for 4 years in high school as a special education assistant. I really grew a passion for working with all types of children. I love expanding my knowledge of different families, cultures and meeting new people! I currently run the California accounts for a company and have quite a flexible schedule.
Nicholas S. - Seeking Work in Dana Point

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have extensive childcare experience. I love children and have an innate sense of their needs. I have taken care of many families over the years. My families love me. I can keep a household running smoothly, love laundry, and I am a great cook. My experience with infants is lifelong, and I have excellent references. There is no chore I will not do, including cleaning the refrigerator organizing the pantry and the garage. I will stay late, if needed and I will change my schedule for my families.
Christy M. - Seeking Work in Dana Point

11.77 / hour

Raised 3 children of my own, worked with moderate to severely handicapped children for the past 10 years. School district, ages junior high and high school
Wendley P. - Seeking Work in Dana Point

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I'm Paul Wendley and I love work with kids why because when I'm working with kids they make me think about having one
Silvia O. - Seeking Work in Dana Point

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Dana Point, 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 Dana Point’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 Dana Point 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 Dana Point?
  • 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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