Galesburg, IL
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Kylie C. - Seeking Work in Galesburg

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have many years in Childcare ranging from in home care to a full time daycare worker. I also have done a year of student teaching. I love and truly enjoy working with children. I have many references that would LOVE TO speak on my behalf.
Haley C. - Seeking Work in Galesburg

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I am a certified medical assistant who currently works for OSF Medical Group. I have a 3 year old son. I am CPR certified and trained to react appropriately in emergency situations/make critical decisions. I am nurturing and passionate about caring for children!
Marjorie M. - Seeking Work in Galesburg

10.00 / hour
16 yrs of experience

First of all, I love children. I am honest, reliable, and very patient. I am there to assist parents in providing a healthy, safe, and fun atmosphere. I also have excellent references. I am available both full and part-time Monday through Friday.
Kenzie H. - Seeking Work in Galesburg

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

You can do not it just cause fine but if it’s cool I’m fine I don’t gotta tell ya me ya ya damn bro wyd was the
Alyssa H. - Seeking Work in Galesburg

8.25 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Im still in highschool. I'm available on the weekends and during the summer time. I'm 15.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Galesburg, 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 Galesburg’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 Galesburg 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 Galesburg?
  • 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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