Elmwood Park, IL
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Elmwood Park, IL Nannies

Katelynn M. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a 4 year old daughter. So any type of child care I'm okay with.
Krystal F. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

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

Hello! My name is Krystal and I am 19 years old. I am very mature and responsible for my age. I love both children and pets. I have professional paid experience as a nanny, I have professionally nannied children aged 1-4 years old. I also have experience watching children other ages unpaid. I am preferably looking for a full time position that is hopefully long term. My availablity is open and flexible. Please message me with any questions you may have!
Nicole E. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
8 yrs of experience

I have experience working with children. Working in a daycare setting and running my own in home daycare for a few years makes me a good candidate. I am experienced in daily planning and learning curriculum, planning and preparing healthy meals, providing a caring and nurturing environment for kids to learn and grow. I emphasize on manners and good hygiene habits. I am also a mother of three girls.
Marianna R. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello, my name is Marianna Rodriguez. I am 17 years old and I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old. I’ve babysat my sister and my nephews when they were babies and even now as kids. I really like children and I love spending time with them and watching them grow as people. I’m outgoing and patient so I know any child would have no problem with me as their caretaker!
Jessica T. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I love children i am also great with children making them laugh and stop crying i love playing with them putting them to sleep due to the fact i have a lot of small cousins and a niece and brother
Amalia L. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

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

I have formal education in architecture. I have experience with infants to school aged kids. My availability is full time. I am fluent in Italian and English.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Elmwood Park, 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 Elmwood Park’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 Elmwood Park 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 Elmwood Park?
  • 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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