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Holifa M. - Seeking Work in East Palo Alto

22.85 / hour

Work Experience Feb 2009 – Nov 2010: Live-in Nanny Los Altos, CA Responsibilities: Cared for two children, aged four years old and nine months (at the time of starting) Carried out daily activities to meet the children’s physical and emotional needs Prepared and served meals and snacks to the four-year-old and fed the baby a combination of bottled milk and solids, and helped to wean the baby fully onto solids Changed nappies and bathed and dressed the children Played with the children and took them on walks/to the playground Organised games and read storybooks to the four-year-old Oct 2007 – Dec 2008: Live-in Sunnyvale, CA Responsibilities: Cared for two children, aged five and eight Prepared and served breakfast and dinner, and prepared school lunches Oversaw playtime and scheduled/social activities with friends after school Took children on walks, outings and educational trips Organised games and other entertainment Intervened when disagreements arose Helped the eight-year-old with homework Read to the children Met with parents on a weekly basis to discuss the week’s plans, as we as any issues or disciplinary problems Jan 2007 – Sep 2007: Live-out San Jose, Ca Responsibilities: Cared for six-year-old twins every afternoon until parents returned from work Picked the boys up from school Prepared snacks for the boys and dinner for the family Oversaw their play and swimming in the pool, took them to the playground and played sport with them in the backyard Organised games and entertainment Read to the boys Intervened when disagreements arose and disciplined when necessary
Nathalie B. - Seeking Work in East Palo Alto

22.85 / hour

I have taken care of children from newborns up to 14 years of age. I have taken them to school and after school activities. I was also a summer camp counselor for 2 years and looked over about 6 to 8 children from ages 6 and up. When I was in the military I also volunteered on my free time with children of all ages and of all walks in life.
Alix D. - Seeking Work in East Palo Alto

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi my name is Alix. I have over three years of experience as a nanny. Being a nanny has caused me to gain patience and energy. Some of duties included preparing all the baby's meals, washing her clothes,making her bed,playing games with her,reading books,and providing assistance with their homework if needed.
Estefany G. - Seeking Work in East Palo Alto

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked at a daycare provider for almost 5 year and 3 as a nanny!
Rubi A. - Seeking Work in East Palo Alto

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Taking care of babies 100% in all their needs ( changing diapers, do landry babies etc...) Organized clothes Reading time Do activities with them Taking to the park Helping taking bath Making nap time schedule Helping doing lunches, meals , snacks , ect...
Maile H. - Seeking Work in East Palo Alto

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in East Palo Alto, 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 East Palo Alto’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 East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto?
  • 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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