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Mariyah Mitchell
    - 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 Serbousek
    - 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!
Alana  Hromidko
    - 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!
Alexandria Lusk
    - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello, my name is Alexandria and I am currently going to school for Graphic Design. At the moment i am looking for a part- time job to work wth kids. I have babysat for my baby cousins and my mother's friends children of the ages of 6-10. I love working with kids because it is something that comes natural for me. I will be able to read to children, and interact with them by playing with toys, also I am able to cook for them.
Emily Beukelman
    - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My name Is Emily Beukelman, I am from northwest Iowa, and 19 years old. I am a freshman student at Coe College, majoring in elementary education. I have been watching children since since I was 14 years old. Since then, I have also worked with children giving swim lessons. I am CPR certified.
Whitney Schaul
    - Seeking Work in Cedar Rapids

10.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

i have CPR training which i did through my school, i also have my license and a car so i can drive to parks and other fun activities. i used to babysit a family friends 3 year old daughter, she was such a joy to be around and she always kept me busy.
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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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