Elk Grove Village, IL
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Emily B. - Seeking Work in Elk Grove Village

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

I have a formal education from UCF in sociology and plan on starting my masters in social work in the spring from Aurora University online. I have experience with children with special needs. I am also CPR/AED and CNA certified. My availability is wide open.
Kelly V. - Seeking Work in Elk Grove Village

22.85 / hour

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to review my page! I have worked with children my whole life. My mother has always watched children in our home and I feel extremely comfortable working with children of all ages. I also worked in a daycare for 3 years and a personal nanny, so I am great with groups of children as well as multi-tasking. I also worked as an activities coordinator in a few resorts which invovled running activities with groups of children such a beach games/sports, pool games, arts and crafts and so on. I have a bachelors in Family and Consumer Scieneces with a concentration in Hospitality Management and a minor in Business Administration. I also studied Elementary Education for 2 years in college. I moved back to Illinois from Florida and am in the process of changing my career. In college, I did complete in a CPR course but I believe the licence only lasts a year. I am also extremely pet friendly and have a dog of my own, I do not mind taking care of animals along with the children! Overall I am a extremely positive person, friendly, outgoing, loving, caring and I absolutely love working with children and they love working with me! Feel free to contact me with any questions! I have plenty of references so please feel free to ask. Currently I am looking for a summer job but I would be willing to stay with a family long term as well.
Melanie O. - Seeking Work in Elk Grove Village

22.85 / hour

I have been caring for families and their children for over 15 years. I am finishing up my employment with my current family of almost 7 years. I have provided a fun, loving and safe environment for 2 children full time on average 50 hrs a week. My time with them consist of play dates, outings, park district classes, in home play such as creative play/learning, reading, crafts, and baking activities. Other responsibilities include, laundry, dishes, maintaining and light house work, errands, shopping, cooking, and occasional doctor appointments. I absolutely love working with children. I can communicate and engage in activities with children of many ages.
Marisa  C. - Seeking Work in Elk Grove Village

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for many children. I am a fun, loving, energetic, and helpful caregiver. I am always down to try something new. I am comfortable doing overnights, cooking, transportation to and from activities and light house keeping
Irene Z. - Seeking Work in Elk Grove Village

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for my two children, nieces/nephews and now my two granddaughters. There's nothing more enjoyable than being with kids.
Brittany B. - Seeking Work in Elk Grove Village

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have three younger sisters who I helped care for throughout their lives, I also worked in a daycare facility while I was in school.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Elk Grove Village, 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 Elk Grove Village’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 Elk Grove Village 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 Elk Grove Village?
  • 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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