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Whany B. - Seeking Work in Santa Barbara

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have extensive experience working with Children. As a Nanny of eight years, I have been giving the opportunity to work with different age groups and gain knowledge of their interests. I have also Interned at a children's museum, where learning while having fun was part of an every day experience. In addition, as an arts and crafts teacher, my job was to encourage Children to freely explore their own creativity to help build self esteem and confidence.
Madison B. - Seeking Work in Santa Barbara

11.66 / hour

I grew up with 12 siblings of all ages, being the third oldest I had a lot of responsibility in helping care for my younger siblings while my parents were at work.
Kornnipa  T. - Seeking Work in Santa Barbara

22.85 / hour

My name is Kornnipa. You can call me Fluke. I'm 26 yeas old. I'm from Thailand. I'm an Aupair and I am looking for part time job for work. Aupair is like nanny for take care of kids. I have driver license and have a lot of experience for drive in USA, good driver,caring,loving,cooking,good work etc. I enjoy to play with the children.I love to spend time with children, and I love to support activity, play sport, painting etc.
Jaclynn L. - Seeking Work in Santa Barbara

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for 4 families in the Santa Barbara area over the past couple years. Children ranged from infant to 4 years old.
Dawn S. - Seeking Work in Santa Barbara

12.43 / hour

I have taught preschool for many years.
Judy J. - Seeking Work in Santa Barbara

25.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

I am a Newborn Nanny Specialist and I have 25 years of experience being a nanny/babysitter, as well as a volunteer foster parent for newborn babies before a possible adoption. In addition, I have had the pleasure of raising two children of my own and I am a grandmother.
I am seeking a part-time position caring for newborn babies and/or infants. If hired I am willing to perform light housekeeping, house sitting, pet care, running errands and traveling with the family.
I am very calm, nurturing and loving which is sensed by the babies I care for. I specialize in transition from breast to bottle feeding, sleep training, tummy time, sitting, crawling and eventually walking. Though I am fun loving, your child's emotional well-being and physical safety are my main concerns. I enjoy reading, singing songs, playing games and walking with the babies I take care of. I consider myself a very responsible individual and have a lot of patience and integrity.
In conclusion, I am CPR and First Aid Certified. I have my own car and a clean driving record, plus I have a clean background check and great reviews that can be viewed on I am available Monday through Sunday as well as overnights. I am flexible, dependable and prompt, and available on short notice if there is an emergency.
I welcome the opportunity to be interviewed for the care of your baby. Thank you for your time and consideration and I hope to hear from you soon.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara’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 Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara?
  • 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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