Petaluma, CA
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Melissa J. - Seeking Work in Petaluma

14.28 / hour

I have been a nanny for about 12 years and I have worked with newborns all the way to 14 years old. I currently have a family that I work for after school. The children I watch in the morning will be going to school full-time this year. I'm available to start at anytime in the mornings to at least 2:30. I am also available to stay till anytime 2-3 days a week. I work for my afternoon family on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday one week and then Tuesday and Wednesday (this goes on a regular every other week schedule) I can sendmy resume and can add reference phone numbers if you wanted to move forward. I have a current TB test and I am already registered with Trustline, which will make a background check super easy for you (you just call them and give my DL number).
Sophia F. - Seeking Work in Petaluma

11.66 / hour

Until June when the kids start daycare to help the boy twins IBS from stress of being at home without parents. I have been nannying full time their now 7 month old and twin three year olds with my 2 year old daughter. From 8-5:30. I get them dressed feed them go on outings. Put them down for a nap create activities for them. Go on nature walks. Etc.
Nannette  W. - Seeking Work in Petaluma

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

I love babies and the elderly, I currently have several PT jobs with both. I’m looking for 1 great family to match up with. So we all look forward to a fantastic week every day.

Vicky S. - Seeking Work in Petaluma

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working at an in home daycare for about 10 years, but her children have grown and she has decided to close so I find myself looking for a new family. I have cared for children ranging in ages from newborn to 12 year olds. I've cared for siblings, and single child households. I have stayed with children while their parents were on vacation, my longest was a 2 week period.
Jazmin R. - Seeking Work in Petaluma

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for my little sister for 8 years now and have cared for children of all ages.
Jordyn A. - Seeking Work in Petaluma

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Im an experienced nanny who is certified in CPR and I have my own car I also have a free schedule so I’m available whatever you need me . In my previous job I helped with taking kids to school and picking them up meal prep homework and putting to bed .
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Petaluma, 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 Petaluma’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 Petaluma 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 Petaluma?
  • 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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