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Patricia T. - Seeking Work in Fort Lauderdale

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was an Au pair for two years in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and I took care of two boys. They were 2 and 5 years old when I started taking care of them. My experience was amazing, and I love those kids. My duties were to feed them, drive them to school, help with homework, play, do arts and crafts, take them to the library and playground, do laundry, keep the kids' area clean and organized, run some errands, and a lot more. I still have contact with the family, and I go over to visit them very often. I had a great experience being an Au pair. It made me fall in love with the child's world. I love children. During my period as an Au pair, I also took care of almost all of the neighbors' kids, and some of my host family's friends' kids. Their ages were from around 7 months to 8 years old. When I finished my period as an Au pair, I moved to Florida for six months, and I was baby-sitting for a family that has three kids, ages 14 months, 5 years, and 8 years old. During a period of one year, I had some temporary experiences: - November 2008 a family in Alexandria, VA, with three kids; 3 1/2-year-old twin girls, and a 4 1/2-year-old boy. - December 2008, a family in Bethesda, with two girls, ages 4 1/2, and 14 months old. - Jan 2009 to June 2009 I worked for a family in Rockville, with three kids, ages 10 yrs old boy and boy and girl age 7 (twins) - April to July 2009, a family in Arlington with 8 months old twins girls, now they are 5 years old and I still babysit them - I also worked for an Air Force family, with a 5 1/2 y/o girl and a 4 y/o boy. I started working for them in July 2009, they moved to PA in January 2010 so I started working for a family with a premature newborn girl and a 2 year old girl, I stayed with them for 1 1/2 year, but they moved to a house to far from mine, so I started working a family with a 2 year old boy and she was pregnant of one more boy, I worked for them for two years and unfortunately they also moved too far away. I'm currently doing a nanny share since February with 2 little girls, they are 19 months old.
Julie B. - Seeking Work in Fort Lauderdale

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting for over a decade. I have worked in a daycare center, and summer camps. In college, I worked as a part-time swim instructor for children of all ages, and still give private swimming lessons. I have completed 3 years of nursing school, including my pediatrics clinical rotation, which I aced. I plan to enroll in a few classes next semester and work slowly towards finishing my RN. However, currently my main goal is to earn money doing something I truly enjoy (care-taking). I moved to Florida in January to care for my 91-year-old grandfather as his full time home health aide. I worked around the clock for him for 6 months. I did any and all household chores. I cooked 3 diet-appropriate meals each day, drove him to places at his request, and provided all of his medical care. Most importantly, I was his full-time companion. He has since left, but I plan to stay and make my life here in South Florida. Most recently, I cared for a 9 week old infant and 6 year old girl as well as a husky in a one room hotel as a temporary position for the past 2 months. As you can see I very much enjoy working with children. I also am very organized and dedicated to assisting in daily chores, errands and housework. I am energetic, encouraging and creative, with a genuine passion for working to help children learn and grow. I am exceptionally patient and have the ability to remain calm even in the most chaotic situations.
Sandra J. - Seeking Work in Fort Lauderdale

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

clean all the house,: vacuuming, mopping, washing dishes, organizing, dusting, polishing, making beds, windows, deep cleaning, laundry, ironing, bathroom cleaning, taking out garbage, vacuuming cars, prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner. Take care of baby and childrens, feed him , dressing , play with him .raise the childrens for school, make the meals , play with the childrens , crafts , paintings, swimm DATES OF WORK:06/2007 TO 08/2008 MY DUTIES : clean all the house : vacuuming, mopping, washing dishes, organizing, dusting, polishing, making beds, windows, deep cleaning, laundry, ironing, bathroom cleaning, taking out garbage, vacuuming cars, , prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner. raise the children for school, prepare a lunchbox, care for the baby, sleep it, clean the areas of the house, washed and ironed clothes, had afternoon recreational activities with children and baby after preparing dinner , later the kids take a shower and go to bed.
Sarah D. - Seeking Work in Fort Lauderdale

9.40 / hour
Full-time hours

I can understand your hesitance to hire someone a little young, but I can ensure you that I can do a great job taking care of your little ones. I have 8 years of experience babysitting and being a nanny and there's no other job I would rather want. I have most experience with 2-7-year-olds, but I have dealt with a little younger and a little older, and am very open to learning. I also have much experience with special needs as I grew up with a family member who deals with it. I work in retail right now (until I find the perfect family for me) so I'm definitely a people person. I'm also outgoing and energetic and can keep up with kids running around all day. I love being active and outside all day, as well as eating healthy. I also don't mind if you need help around the house, I cleaned houses for a few years so that's no problem, and I have no problem running errands, laundry, grocery shopping, taking kids to activities, etc. whatever you need. I have a family friendly SUV. My schedule is a little more flexible than what I selected, I can come in a little earlier and a little later and don't mind working a few weekends when needed. Thank you for taking your time to check me out.
Yasmin H. - Seeking Work in Fort Lauderdale

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi, my name is Yasmin and I am an experienced career nanny and babysitter (seeking full-time). I love kids, and I have more than 6 years of current experience working with children, including infants and toddlers. My responsibilities have always included feeding, diapering, napping, and following set bedtime routines as set forth in any household. I enjoy playing with children, taking them for park outings, playing sports/swim, and especially love being outdoors. I also enjoy crafts with children, reading stories, and engaging them through play and creativity. I can provide excellent letters of recommendation from each family I’ve had the privilege of being employed with. I am a dependable, honest, non-smoking, mature individual. I have my own reliable transportation, and an excellent driving record. Additionally, I have also completed childcare certification training, and have an active CPR/First Aid certification.
Gabrielle  S. - Seeking Work in Fort Lauderdale

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

The second oldest of 5 children.. Prior experience with babysitting and in day care facilities as well as growing up in a very large Italian (extended) family with many cousins etc both younger & older.. I have a loving and understanding disposition towards children, working towards getting financially stable to go back to college to finish psychology program for adolescents.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fort Lauderdale, FL?

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 Fort Lauderdale’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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Fort Lauderdale?
  • 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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