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Pilar L. - Seeking Work in Downey

22.85 / hour

I have experience with newborns, infants, toddlers, and children of all ages. I worked at a preschool and taken care of lots of nieces and nephews. I've been a live-in nanny for tweens and teens.
Theresa  R. - Seeking Work in Downey

14.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

Hello, my name is Theresa Rico and I am currently attending Long Beach City College and I am majoring in Psychology. What I want to do with psychology is help children who have been through hard times and traumatic events to help them cope and recover and feel safe. I have always wanted to protect and help people in general and working with kids has really gave me joy. I have volunteered at the fort babtist church in LA as a children’s ministry assistant there I supervised the children and created activities and played games and read to them as well. I worked at Camp wilderness with ages 6-11 there I needed to be extra responsible due to working with children with disabilities such as adhd/add and autism. I created activities, and games for the children and I created a summary and log for the parents to let them know how their child’s day went. I baby sat my family members son for about 3 months when I started he was about 10 months.
Jackie G. - Seeking Work in Downey

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! My name is Jackie and I am currntly on the look for a new job. I currently work in retail, but I really want to excel my careers. I even volunteered at schools to help children with their homework. I am wiling to quit my current job for a relaible position.
Currently 18.
In college.
I love kids.
Work on weekends.
Hands on.
Willing to work with newborns/
ages 0-13.
On top of important standards.
my classes are 4 times a week,1 class a day, available after class
4:00pm-10:00pm available
2:00pm-10:00pm available
Friday/Saturday/Sunday- work in retail... I do not have an exact time since schedules are made up weekly.
My term ends June 8, after the 8th I have open availability.
Fluent in English.
If pay needs to be varied, I can reason. (:
Bryanda  M. - Seeking Work in Downey

17.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

• My availability is Monday - Thursday: (6am - 2pm) & Saturday: (5pm-2am[with a 2 day notice]) Sunday: 4pm-9pm)
• I’m fluent in two languages, English and Spanish.
•I have my own transportation
• I have other experiences with children from my own family babysitting and as a volunteer for an after school program.
•Pacience with children
• They wont feel unsafe
• Promise to always take care of your children as like my own family.
• I’ll keep a look out for any dangerous surroundings around the house and neighborhood.
• I won’t leave children alone.
• I’m open for any special treatment required for your child.
Alyssa  R. - Seeking Work in Downey

18.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

My name is Alyssa. Im 25 years old.I currently work for the Downey unified school district as a noon duty supervisor. I have an absolute passion for working with children of all different ages. My goal is to provide a safe, personal, and secure relationship with children. Im also all about having fun in the process.
Rowland R. - Seeking Work in Downey

30.00 / hour
11 yrs of experience

I have great sense when it comes to taking care of kids for example i tooken care of my baby cousins and my nieghbors son when she went out.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Downey, 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 Downey’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 Downey 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 Downey?
  • 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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