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Jennifer S. - Seeking Work in Wilmington

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for the last 17 years, and with the same family for 15 of those years. I have taken care of infants and make sure teens were making the right decisions for themselves. I have looked after two boys with ADD/ADHD and learned to be patient with them and help them stay on track and organized. I took the children to and from school, doctor appointments and any activities they had where their parents were unable to make it. I cooked meals, played games, did arts and crafts and read with them.
Nikia J. - Seeking Work in Wilmington

22.85 / hour

My past childcare experience is mainly with family and neiborhood children. Im the oldest and in my house hold everything was left for me to handle since my parents are always on the go
Catherine T. - Seeking Work in Wilmington

14.28 / hour

I have raised my 2 children, ages 17 and 18. My daughter is adopted from China.
Kira S. - Seeking Work in Wilmington

11.42 / hour

Camp Counselor with ages 4-9: 3 years Childcare Center worker with ages 0-10 for Brandywine YMCA: 3 years Field Hockey and Cheerleading coach for YMCA: 2 years Babysitting experience: 4 years
Alexis C. - Seeking Work in Wilmington

8.25 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I have been nannying for about six years on and off. I have experience with all age groups of kids! I am currently CPR and First Aid (lifeguard) certified! What I love about working with kids is that you are constantly learning how to better your skills. Each child and family is different and you have to learn how you best fit into their daily life style.
Lanaysha B. - Seeking Work in Wilmington

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi I am a 15-year-old female looking for a part time job in babysitting and light housekeeping. I also have wonderful skills in cooking and cleaning. I have babysitting experience from watching my two younger siblings and other young family members. I've even babysat for a few of my neighbors. I'm willing to work almost everyday for the whole summer.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wilmington, 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 Wilmington’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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington?
  • 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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