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Kaleen C. - Seeking Work in Oakland

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Part-time Nanny, Ages of Children upon Hire: 12 months and 4.5 years old Provided part childcare to the 12-month-old boy born with an unidentified chromosome, having a developmental delay. Attended feeding therapy, floor time therapy, jump-start and speech therapy with the parents. Duties also included bath times, bed time prep, meal time prep, cleaning, taking the kids to the park, structured art time, play time and helping parents cope and adjust to the needs of their child. We met occasionally to discuss my ideas for intervention for both their 12 month old son and their 4.5 year old daughter; some of these interventions included suggesting emotional mindfulness training which includes teaching parents to allow their children to feel the emotions they are feeling, placing a name (language) to these emotions and helping children develop adaptive coping skills, I also helped them to monitor their reactions to the older child which included parents’ being aware of when they became upset and overwhelmed by their daughter’s behavior and instead of reacting right away, they would take a second to breathe and deal with their own emotions, and lastly I discussed implementing a behavioral momentum sticker chart, taking data on intrusive outbursts and professional expressive therapy. Experience also includes: Behavioral Therapist Provide one-to-one in home and school based therapy sessions to children with Autism, aged 1-10. Practice applied behavioral analysis teaching methods such as: Discrete Trial Teaching, Errorless Learning, Applied Verbal Behavior, Pivotal Response Training, Natural Environment Training and Incidental Teaching, to create meaningful behavioral, social and academic outcomes. Collect and record skill acquisition and behavioral data while communicating effectively with the clinical team regarding clients’ most intrusive behaviors. Attend weekly meetings to evaluate client progress and program updates. Also: Senior Counselor Camp It Up is a camp that provides an open, welcoming and loving summer experience for gay, lesbian and transgendered families and friends. I planned and directed recreational programs for thirteen campers, aged 7-9 years old. Along with another senior counselor, a junior counselor and a counselor in training, I formulated a schedule for the two weeks and ensured that our plans were appropriately timed, taking into account how long we will stay at each activity, and how long it would take us to get from one activity to the next. I also made sure to always have a back up plan or activity in mind in the event that our scheduled activity did not work out. Also, as a team we collaborated to make sure that we were selecting age appropriate activities and that these activities were fun and enjoyable for our kids group. At the end of camp we asked each camper to evaluate the counselors in an open and honest manner. Also: School Based Behavioral Therapist Implemented principles of applied behavioral analysis in one-to-one school based sessions to students with Autism, aged 3-10: formulated and employed behavioral plans, collected and recorded data, attended monthly clinics to evaluate student progress, employed various teaching strategies to effectively teach specific skills or modify behavioral excesses, including Reinforcement Procedures, Discrete Trial Teaching, Task Analyses, Picture Activity Schedules (PAS), Incidental Teaching and Behavioral Shaping; Designed program materials, data sheets and stimuli. Also: Camp Counselor and First Responder Planned and directed recreational programs for fifteen campers, aged 4-70 with multiple developmental disabilities including Pica, Autism, Down’s Syndrome, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Psychosis, Epilepsy and Schizophrenia, at a summer camp with no electricity and running water: administered medications, provided pre-hospital care for medical emergencies, educated counselors of campers’ conditions’, identified symptoms and documented incident reports. Assembled campfires to cook meals and provided physical care to assist in maintenance of campers’ daily activities. And much more direct childcare experience.
Taj R. - Seeking Work in Oakland

11.42 / hour

Most recently I worked with twins (a boy and a girl) staying with them from the age of 7 to 9. For awhile I was working to take care of both of them, and then towards the end was primarily working with the girl, in an attempt to establish some independence. Before that I worked with a three year old for a year, before she entered pre-school. This was a situation where her mother worked at home, and I would come to their home for the morning then normally to the park or museum during the day. Before that I worked with a family as a family assistant, taking care of grocery shopping, food prep, and caring for two children, a boy of the age of 5 and his sister who was 12. I have also worked to try and help socialize young adults and provide vocational skills, both at home and in a more classroom setting. From the ages of 12 to 21. There have been gaps in all these experiences for I also work in the arts, and have worked as an art teacher here and there.
Sara A. - Seeking Work in Oakland

11.88 / hour
Full-time hours

Single Care Nanny June 2011- August 2013 · I held the position of a nanny taking care of a newborn baby boy (3 months). I worked irregular schedule due to being in school but I worked a total of 35 hours a week including weekends. I was responsible to feedings, diaper changes, nap routines, and daily appropriate activities. Single Care Nanny August 2013- March 2015 · I held a nanny position for a toddler 1.5-year-old girl. I was responsible of feedings, daily trips to the park and local library. I held general responsibilities that included meal preparation and daily clean up. Single child care/ Daycare assistant March 2015- Present ·After my last nanny position I was hired part time as a nanny for a now 6 month old baby girl part time and the other half of the time I work at a local in home daycare as an assistant. Date night Babysitter ·On my free weekends I have a couple of families who call me quite often whenever they need to catch a date night or have an important event. I work with a few consistent families.
Sally K. - Seeking Work in Oakland

12.32 / hour

I am an energetic babysitter who can quickly create a real bond with children, at the same time respecting their family’s privacy. I have a warm, caring, and nurturing personality. As a highly loyal individual, I am committed to promoting a child's physical, mental, and emotional development.I am a non-smoker who can communicate in English and French fluently. I am also comfortable working in a house that has pets. On a personal note, I am reliable, engaging, and energitic, and available for the weekends and backup care throughout the year.I have experience of looking after babies, infants, toddlers and young children for 4 years. Right now, I am looking for a suitable position with a family that wants to recruit a proven, talented and capable babysitter. My hourly rate is 15/hr and I will be available on from the 12th through the 14th of August.
Barbara F. - Seeking Work in Oakland

22.85 / hour

Both long term nanny and baby-sitting positions that lasted for years until families moved away or their employment hours changed to allow them to care for their children. **Including both physical and academic education and therapy for disabled children.
Emily R. - Seeking Work in Oakland

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been in the childcare profession for over 13 years. I have worked at a day care center in all age group classrooms and have been a nanny for 4 families. Two of the families that I have worked for, the mother was pregnant with their second child when I was hired. I was responsible for the care of the newborn after their arrival along with their older sibling. I have also worked with a family caring for their son with Cerebral Palsy for 2 years.
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The Mayali Family - Hiring in Oakland
Marisol G - Nanny Share Member

with Marisol G.
25.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 child

We are so lucky to have an amazing nanny. She has been with us for the past 9 months and we have been in a nanny share with another family. My son is 18 months and we'd love to find another family with a child around that age. Unfortunately, they no longer require her care, so we are looking for another family to join our share! Our nanny keeps the kids really active and speaks Spanish. She always has a positive attitude, encourages our son to continue his development, and is always on time. I can't imagine our son with anyone else! We have her from 7:45am to 6pm. We can be flexible and creative with coming up with an arrangement with the right family.
The Addy Family - Hiring in Oakland
Jane Eziokoli - Nanny Share Member

with Jane E.
24.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 child

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oakland, OR?

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 Oakland’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 Oakland 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 Oregon?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Oakland?
  • 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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