Avon, CO
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Avon, CO Nannies

Mandy H. - Seeking Work in Avon

11.42 / hour

I grew up in a large family, raised with traditional values . Babysitting my way through college for numerous larger families, ages infant to 14 years old seemed second nature. After moving out to colorado I have found my specialty in my work field. As a fly fishing guide I regularly take kids out on the river and teach them to fish amongst other outdoor skills. In addition to my guiding experience I'm a certified Eagle Scout instructor and conducted all of the outdoor kids classes for Bass Pro Shops in Ohio.
Kelly  P. - Seeking Work in Avon

17.14 / hour

Full-time nanny for a private Dallas family, travel, cooking, organizing, cleaning, and activity scheduling. I'd be responsible mainly for 14month and maybe more if kids friends were over. Then I've done childcare through private referrals or my sitting agency.
Cashley T. - Seeking Work in Avon

14.28 / hour

I have worked with kids for the past 7 years. I have done anything from babysitting, aftercare, dance instructor to working with girls in an orphanage in Peru and aboard a cruise ship for 3 years.
Allison B. - Seeking Work in Avon

14.28 / hour

I have nannied and babysat for many families for many years. I also work at a daycare, preschool, and run summer camps for children of all ages.
Leah V. - Seeking Work in Avon

20.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

Throughout my life I've had the privilege of working with several families and their children. From conducting In-Home therapy for kids with autism to living in Kenya for 3 months while working at an orphanage, kids have always been apart of my growth. I have a degree in Communication and Art, love the outdoors and am an avid hiker. I think its important to share your passions with the ones you surround yourself with. I love carrying out arts and crafts, getting the kids outside and keeping them active. Being a good role-model is the best gift to offer a child. With my creativity, reliability and responsibility, I think I'd make a great nanny.
Ena B. - Seeking Work in Avon

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

My absolute favorite part of being a nanny is the ability to be an integral part of a child's development. There is nothing more rewarding than watching a child grow and progress while in my care. The fact that I am with the child for a significant amount of the day makes me realize I largely influence them and can impact their lives. It is a huge responsibility, but also an honor and a privilege.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Avon, IL?

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 Avon’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 Avon 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Avon?
  • 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?