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Victoria M. - Seeking Work in Merced

12.54 / hour

I have never been a full time or live in nanny. With my experience however in babysitting I feel like I'm a great candidate for a nanny position. I have baby sat for infants as well as children up to the age of 14. And one a few kids with autism. I am a high school graduate who is currently enrolled in college classes. When I'm not at my job I babysit on the sit. I love children, I love to play and teach, help with homework. I'm big on health and fitness and believe in being active, especially with children. I work as a cheer coach so I'm qualified to be around children. Back round checked, CPR and first aide certified. Also in swim safety.
Miriam E. - Seeking Work in Merced

12.21 / hour
Full-time hours

Supervised two kids ages 7 and 10, cook what I was told, cleaned the kitchen and living room, helped them with school work, tutored them, and took them out to play/played with them.
Sharon D. - Seeking Work in Merced

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a former teacher and have done in home daycare as well as full time nanny care.
Angelina  S. - Seeking Work in Merced

11.11 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been watching kids since I was on elementary I've volunteered at nurseries. Whe I was finally old enough I watched kids for quite a few people I was hired on as a nanny this last year where I cooked clean and took care of a 2 year old and a 10 year old.
Cynthia L. - Seeking Work in Merced

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have the experience of being the oldest sibling and taking care of my brother and sisters I would prepare meals for them get them ready for school and help with homework or any activities.
Alexandra R. - Seeking Work in Merced

12.54 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for two kids for about 1 year and I recently was at a daycare for infants up to 5 years old and in the afternoon it was infants to pre-teens.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Merced, 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 Merced’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 Merced 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 Merced?
  • 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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