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Lauran R. - Seeking Work in Carbondale

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny forever 6 years now for multiple different families. I was a nanny in Ohio which is where I am from and started nannying for a few different families. After that I moved to NYC to nanny for a family of three kids and two puppies. After two years of nannying in NYC I moved to Colorado to nanny for twin newborn boys and have been in Colorado for the last 2.5 years. I have a lot experience with all ages and really love what I do.
Emily I. - Seeking Work in Carbondale

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat since the age of 13. I have also worked at various summer camps with children. I have experience working with infants all the way to children 15 years old.
Alyssa B. - Seeking Work in Carbondale

22.85 / hour

Over the past decade I have dedicated much of my time to caring for my 4 younger siblings and assisting my mother with errands and house hold tasks including but not limited to shopping, cooking, cleaning, and laundry, as she has been chronically ill for many years. I have also served as a nanny for a special needs infant, as a para professional for a young girl with both diabetes and osteogenesis imperfecta, a teacher for a two year old class, and in the nursery at church. I also have over ten years of experience babysitting for family members, friends, and neighbors.
Marvy M. - Seeking Work in Carbondale

10.20 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My availability is twice per week only.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Carbondale, 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 Carbondale’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 Carbondale 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 Carbondale?
  • 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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