Grass Valley, CA
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Larissa D. - Seeking Work in Grass Valley

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

I have lots of experience with kids of all different ages. I have taken care of twin newborns-4 years old and had a lot of hands on time with them. I am very patient and have been able to take care of a few kids and teens who have special needs such as epilepsy, tourette syndrome, and Autism. I have been a leader in a couple of after school clubs as well as being a part of a residential program for high school aged students. I have also done traditional babysitting gigs for families and have had a lot of families say that I am a very trustworthy candidate.
When the weather permits I love encouraging outdoor exploration so whether that means we go outside to play, going on a scavenger hunt, or just going for a walk its all encouraging healthy habits.
Rebecca J. - Seeking Work in Grass Valley

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

Hi there,

My name is Rebecca, I am a graduate from Humboldt State University. I have my Bachelors in Liberal Arts: Child Development. I have worked with children on and off my whole life. Being one of 6 kids, I definitely understand how important family is. Knowing that, I too understand how important it is to find the right fit for your family when searching for a nanny/caregiver. I am very open to answering more questions that anyone has to help better get to know me and find out if I am a good fit for you and your family!

Thank you!
Natasha  D. - Seeking Work in Grass Valley

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

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