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Brittany S. - Seeking Work in Grand Junction

Hourly rate12.09 / hour

I have been a nanny for many years caring for all aged children. In high school I did a week long retreat with sixth graders being their counselor day and night. My mother owned her own daycare for a private school. I was a program aid and in charge of planning a lot of the field trips and daily activities for the children. I also have been babysitting since I was twelve. I have six brothers. Four of which are younger than me. I love children with all my heart. I truly believe they are the biggest blessing we will ever have in life.
Jolene D. - Seeking Work in Grand Junction

Hourly rate12.09 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I haved cared for children years infant - 12 years. I always had great reviews with my volunteer experience with being a camp leader because of my natural, ceriosity, charisma with the children I took care of. With infants I have made scheduals and always had a way to make the most fussy baby to sleep. I had babysat my cousins for a while and learned new ways to play and conversate with them. I also took Early Childhood Education coarses and am planning to go back to school to acieve my AS in Early Childhood Education and Development.
Puresa R. - Seeking Work in Grand Junction

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

First, I am the oldest in my family and I took care of my brothers, latter I took care of my two sons. I am a Pre K teacher and a elementary education teacher. I worked in early childhood school for 4 years and latter in elementary school for 2 years. My undergraduate degree is in Psychology, so I learned all about children development. Also I have 31 hours towards my master education level in pedagogy and learning.
Skyler V. - Seeking Work in Grand Junction

Hourly rate11.98 / hour

I have always been interested in and involved in taking care of children. I have been babysitting since 2005 and was a nanny from 2009-2012. I have taken care of children of all ages ranging from infant to 12 years old. I believe in nourishing children in every area of their lives and therefore invest much time and energy into each child I work with.
Samantha M. - Seeking Work in Grand Junction

Hourly rate11.65 / hour

I have been a babysitter since I was 15. I have traveled with my grandparents travel business babysitting for their clients. I have worked at a leadership/attitude development summer camp for two years taking care of children ages 10-18, and I absolutely love children.
Mandy S. - Seeking Work in Grand Junction

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

Working in a daycare with children newborn to 6 yrs, preschool experience, babysitting experience
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Grand Junction, CO?

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 Grand Junction’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 Grand Junction 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 Colorado?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Grand Junction?
  • 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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