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Jordan S. - Seeking Work in West Hollywood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have extensive childcare experience. I started watching my younger cousins when I was 11. At the age of 16, I received a job with a family of 3 (10yo girl, 6yo boy/girl twins), of which I did date night babysitting every other week and occasional overnight stays during the week. The dad traveled out of town occasionally, and the mom was a nurse that sometimes had night shifts the coincided with the dad being out of town. While watching these three, there were times where the neighbor also had me watch her two children as well (8yo girl, 5yo boy). So five kids at once. I have also cared for a family of 2.5 (7yo girl, 3yo girl, and a giant Schnauzer (dog)). The family I have been apart of the longest is my neighbor. I have been watching the two kids (now 9yo girl, 5yo boy) since they were a month old. These are "my kids" I remember their birthdays and always try to do something like science or art projects with them when I watch them. I have done the occasional odd job for neighbors and family friends as well throughout my years. I am always trying to teach the kids something or do something different from their day to day. My mom's a teacher so I guess I get that from her. I am CPR certified (exp. March 2014), was on the swim team in high school (so extensive swim training), proficient in German (if you would like your child to learn a new language/speak to them in German), have a valid CA driver's license (never been in an accident...knock on wood), I am a vegan (but I can cook practically any type of dish you desire...as long as there is a recipe), and I am willing to work with you in the parenting style you are practicing. I look forward to hearing from you. =D
Mindy D. - Seeking Work in West Hollywood

22.85 / hour

I previously worked for the a family with Jack who was 6 months old and worked with this family for a little over 3 years of which we was a beautiful experience to learn and see Jack grow throughout the years. We went to lots of fun activities: the beach, park, sang and danced at music class, read lots of books and taught him many lessons along the way about sharing, and social skills. and spent lots of time playing and being silly at home. Prior to that I worked with a family for another 3 years Joelle was a newborn when I started with her. We spent lots of time snuggling and I read lots of books to her, and sang lullabies, as she got older we had the fun experience of the binky fairey coming to pass on her binkies to other children that needed them. With her and Jack I went through the adventure of potty training and we made it through whew. I find education to be important and with all of the families I work with I find every moment to be a beautiful opportunity to teach and education your children. I also worked for another family with twins Sierra and Parker, they were 3 months old so we had a lot of tummy time, and snuggled a lot, I created a feeding and sleeping schedule, we played on the floor and learned how to walk and crawl, bathed them, fed them, gave them naps, and changed there diapers, we went outside and took walks.
Emma B. - Seeking Work in West Hollywood

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 11 years of childcare experience with all ages, ranging from babysitter, nanny to art teacher. It has been a job that I love doing ever since I started in high school. I have been a nanny to families for up to 3-4 years and developed a wonderful relationship with the families that I will always hold close to my heart. I became an Art Teacher after college for an outreach program and taught kids from age 4 to 18.
Judith H. - Seeking Work in West Hollywood

17.14 / hour

I have been in the care-giving, education and helping professions for over 20 years and I love being in service to children of all abilities, especially to those with special needs. I am a champion for the plight of transcending obstacles and reaching one's full potential In Canada, I earned a diploma in Special Education and a degree in Counseling Psychology. I worked in special education for over 15 years (initially as a student support worker and then as a special needs instructor/program planner). For many years, I also worked privately doing respite care and specialized tutoring. In Canada, I had my own counseling practice as a Registered Professional Counselor and now, in Los Angeles, I have a part-time life coaching business. I have had the honor to work with the whole spectrum of children with disabilities ranging from children with autism, Down Syndrome, global developmental delay, cerebral palsy to ADHD, ODD and psycho-emotional challenges (just to name a few). As a special educator, caregiver, counselor and coach, I focus in on the inner worlds of clients and aim to discover the resilient spirit within that is the catalyst to overcome barriers and fully thrive.
Angelica M. - Seeking Work in West Hollywood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a professional nanny for over two years now. I have only dealt with multiples, up to 4 children at a time. I have been a housekeeper and a nanny simultaneously, and can multi-task with great efficiency. I can watch older children but prefer infants, because I like the personal connection I have with their development.
Lyndsie Z. - Seeking Work in West Hollywood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Beyond being the oldest of six, one a special needs sister, I have extensive experience in childcare ranging of all ages. I have been certified in infant CPR and regular CPR.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Hollywood, 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 West Hollywood’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 West Hollywood 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 West Hollywood?
  • 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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