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Kaitlyn S. - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I have babysat children younger than 6 months old up to 13 years old. I have cared for kids with special needs multiple times. I am very caring and responsible. I used to work for an after school program where I would watch up to 30 1st graders by myself. I am 22, finished high school early, and I am currently attending Mount Mercy University. I am going to college right now to be a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse. My career would involve working with babies. I'm fun and outgoing and I am a great babysitter! I am CPR certified, non-smoker, and I have two fur-babies, Lizzie and Brutus.
Breanna B. - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

10.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

My name is Breanna Boge. I am currently enrolled at DeVry University online. I live in the Cedar Rapids area. I am looking to nanny again this summer. I have nannied in the past and loved every second of it. I am available Monday-Friday part-time or full-time. I have taken CPR lessons for babies, young children, and adults. In the past I have taken the kids I nanny to parks, pools, farmers markets, movies, or we just play fun games at the house! I can cook anything that is on the menu that day and include healthy sides for the kids! Cleaning up after the kids is also no problem for me.
Mariyah M. - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hi, my name is Mariyah and Im 18 years old. I'm a originally from Savannah, Ga. I relocated here about a two years ago I am a part time student at Kirkwood taking online classes. Im pursuing a degree in Human Services to become a social worker. I have been a Nanny for 3 years now. I'm very reliable,responsible, and enjoy working with kids. My schedule is flexible. I have worked with newborns to pre teens. I have no criminal background at all. I also have my CPR training and I work with special needs kids as well . I hope im the right fit for your family needs.
Carissa S. - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Carissa and I am currently a Behavior Technician for the Cedar Rapids School District. I don't work during the summer and am looking for a summer position. I have experience working with children ranging from 3 years old to 12 years and older. I have 2 1/2 years of experience working specifically with children with special needs (mainly those on the autism spectrum) and I love working with children. I am trained in First Aid, CPR and CPI. I love to have fun and enjoy my summer and I'd love to spend it with your little ones!
Katie W. - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hi! My name is Katie. I am currently a first year nursing student looking to nanny/babysit over summer break. I love children so much that I hope to be a pediatric nurse. I am highly responsible and have experience babysitting multiple kids. I am very active and love engaging in different activities with kids. I am willing to do/go just about anywhere with the kids. I am free from June until the middle of August and very open with scheduling.
Alana  H. - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

13.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! I am Alana Hromidko! I am an 18 year old girl who absolutely loves taking care of children. I have had several babysitting jobs. Both jobs had three children ranging from infant to 8 years old. I also worked at a daycare for 3 months. I am super hands on and like to do arts and crafts with the kids, read to them, and take them to water parks, movies, etc. I am a very outgoing person and I hope I am the perfect fit for your child!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Cedar Rapids, IA?

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 Cedar Rapids’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 Cedar Rapids 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 Iowa?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Cedar Rapids?
  • 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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