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Mary  N. - Seeking Work in Eureka

14.28 / hour

I am a certified teacher for grades 4-12 and have taught for four years at the high school and jr. high level. I have extensive experience working with with children of all ages. I have been babysitting for 10+ years and have also been a full and part time nanny.
Mavis C. - Seeking Work in Eureka

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Currently Babysitting 2 boys (2.5yrs and 5yrs old) Babysit Niece since her birth September 2014. Past experience with watching children for friends or family
Mishelae A. - Seeking Work in Eureka

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience


Hello Humboldt County! Thank you so much for having me! :) My name is Mishelae. Proudly presented to you by the magnificent Bay Area. I'll start with a where it began:
It was instilled in me at a very young age that consistently Immaculate house ease every families normal LOL. All is well that ends well. In my adult life I've ended up absolutely loving cleaning and organizing. I'm a rare breed. Well I guess if nothing else I would want you to take away from this brief bio the fact that I am a great of many things. Homes, children of all ages, pets, plants, personal shopping as well as styling. I adore children, none of my own just yet, but one day :). Ideally I would absolutely love to devote my time care and energy into a loving family who is looking for a live in nanny. I'm fortunate enough to be an independent contractor in almost every skill that I possess, meaning that there is more than a little wiggle room in my availability.
Meagan C. - Seeking Work in Eureka

14.28 / hour

I have been working with children for almost my entire life and I love it! It began when I was a child and was forced to help raise my siblings due to our chaotic and unstable life at the time. I grew up with four younger siblings and was always the one caring for them, taking them places and teaching them a variety of things. From the experience I gained during this time I was able to begin babysitting for our neighbors and family friends in my early teens. In 2000 I worked for a childcare program. This was one night a week and the children were from the ages of one to 14. There was some homework help offered but mostly we organized and implemented activities with the children to keep them occupied while their parents attended the workshop offered that evening. In 2004 and 2005 I volunteered. I was in two different academic programs at two different elementary schools, one for each year of service. The first program was called Project Scholars. Here I worked one-on-one with third and fourth graders to improve their reading and writing abilities. This was done through a variety of activities and regular sessions. My second year I worked in their Cool School program. This was an after-school enrichment program and I was responsible for the 5th grade class. I had two aids and together we created a lesson plan each week that included reading, writing, math, science, art and p.e. activities. We also offered homework help as well and were responsible for most disciplinary action inside the classroom. Also, in 2005, I worked as a tutor. For four months I helped an 11-year-old girl with Advanced Algebra. My time with her ended so quickly because her skills greatly improved, as well as her confidence, and my services were no longer needed. Then, in 2006, I was a nanny for a ten-year-old boy. I was responsible for picking him up from school and making sure he did his chores, homework, and music lessons. I helped him when he needed it in all three of those areas. We often went to the park, played basketball, walked around the city (this was in San Francisco), took trips to the library, and other various out-of-the house activities. I also brought art and science activities for us to do on a regular basis. In 2008 I was temporarily a nanny for three boys, ages 6 to 16, in San Jose, California. Duties included pick up/drop off from school and sports as well as light meal preparation and homework help/tutoring. Aside from that and throughout most of this time I have baby-sat and tutored privately on an irregular basis and have worked with children from 3 months to 16 years old. I would like to find more consistent work and that is why I am looking to return to being a Nanny for a loving and caring family.
Casie C. - Seeking Work in Eureka

11.66 / hour
Full-time hours

I have many years of experience nannying for 1 year olds, 3 year olds and 6 year olds. I made breakfast in the mornings, played games, helped draw pictures, helped with homework. I have picked children up from school. Every family that I have worked with always trusted me with their children. I have never come across any problems while watching children but I know exactly what to do incase of emergencies. I have been CPR certified and am willing to get certified again. I have always had so fun working with children and they have always been happy I was their nanny or babysitter.
Tristan B. - Seeking Work in Eureka

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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