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Brooke S. - Seeking Work in Danville

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have babysat since I was a child. Throughout high school I volunteered at the counseling troubled inner-city youth (elementary and middle school-age). I was responsible for roughly 8 children at a time all day and over night; responsibilities entailed hiking with the kids and educating them about the wilderness, supervising during outdoor activities, meal time, and over night, and coordinating conflict resolution classes. I also volunteered at an elementary school in Concord as a teacher's aide for an after school summer program for a class of 1st graders. When I was 18 I started my first nanny position in San Ramon, CA taking care of an infant boy, a 6 year old boy, and a 9 year old girl, full-time. The two older children both had learning disabilities, and emotional disorders. I was responsible for caring for the baby full-time. I took the older children to and from school, and to and from after school activities, helped with homework, and supervised various activities. Light house keeping, and cooking. I worked with this family for a year until I was no longer needed, and still remain in touch with the family. I also nannied for a family in Danville, CA for 3 years. 2 boys, ages 6 and 9, part-time. I was responsible for picking the boys up from their schools, helping with homework, supervising play, and taking to and from sports and other activities. I also took care of the family pets while they were on vacations. In 2008 I started working for a single mom of two. The children were ages 1 and 5. I watched the baby full time, and the 5 year old after school where I helped with homework. I also did laundry, light housekeeping, and some meal prep. I am CPR certified.
Angela C. - Seeking Work in Danville

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

Being a nanny is my full-time career. I graduated from San Francisco State University in 2008 with a Child Development degree. I have 10 years babysitting experience (children ages 4 months to 8 years old) and 8 years experience as a nanny.
Kimberly E. - Seeking Work in Danville

Hourly rate11.99 / hour

Baby sat all through middle school and most of high school. I had a childcare class I took in highschool that taught us how children behave and how we can be a better babysitter or nanny. Camp counselor where I played sports with elementary school kids all day
Bess V. - Seeking Work in Danville

Hourly rate12.43 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

A neighborhood babysitter growing up, I am experienced in general childcare; I always have fun playing dress up, making arts & crafts, hanging out outside, you name it! I have also been a dance teacher for varying age groups, so I am able to relate to children of all ages, while keeping them mentally stimulated, and ultimately I am able to build trusting relationships with them.
Abigail B. - Seeking Work in Danville

Hourly rate11.99 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have cared for children of all ages and genders for 8+ years
Aurelia I. - Seeking Work in Danville

Hourly rate12.32 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

- Worked at a preschool with children in the ages of 1-6 for half a year. - Been babysiting my neighbors three children in the age of 1-8 for four years. - Worked as a playleader for 5 years. - Worked as an Au Pair for 2 months.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Danville, 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 Danville’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 Danville 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 Danville?
  • 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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