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Brett P. - Seeking Work in Lake Villa

14.28 / hour

I'm a creative and outgoing college student looking for a part-time summer job. I've had numerous experiences working with children, whether it be babysitting, volunteering, or just helping out with the younger children in the family.
Arionna M. - Seeking Work in Lake Villa

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello, My name is Arionna McIntyre. I am 21 years old and I have been working with children for about 6 years. I love children they are truly my passion 100%. I most my experience with infants and toddlers, and I have to admit that i LOVE babies, watching them grow and develop is a beautiful and rewarding experience. I am currently a nanny for 3 year old twins (a boy and girl). They are getting ready to begin preschool which is why I am looking for another wonderful family.I am also CPR certified, also have experience with potty training.
Cody K. - Seeking Work in Lake Villa

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Babysitting, at random, since age 12 (14 years). Summer camp counselor (ages 4-13) for 3 years. Elementary school paraprofessional (grades 2-5) for 1 year. Elementary school PE teacher (grades 2-5) for 2 years. I have worked with groups of 2-50 children at a time in those positions.
Tracey F. - Seeking Work in Lake Villa

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 22 yrs experience working with children of all ages. I have been a come and go nanny for many familys. And occasional overnite and weeknite sittings.
Jennifer J. - Seeking Work in Lake Villa

17.14 / hour

I have worked for a family for 3 years with 3 children 2 from birth. Since then i have jad my own children I have worked for many many families. When I lived in Iowa City I was working with 4 different families. I took care of a 6 and 9 year old in the morning and after school. I get them ready and breakfast in the mornings, in the afternoons I take them to activities and give them snack, help them practice the piano, and homework. I also help with a little girl that just turned a year old; feeding, playing, nurturing, etc. I also help out with a family of four from ages 3 months to 7 years. I have been working with them for the last 2 years. I've also worked with another family with twins. They just turned 18 months old. I've also worked in a day care at a gym where there were ages from 6 weeks to 13+years.
Kendall H. - Seeking Work in Lake Villa

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since i was 12, i have worked at a day care, i student taught at a grade school, took child development in highschool.and i have worked as a nanny for 6+years for the same family
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lake Villa, 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 Lake Villa’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 Lake Villa 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 Lake Villa?
  • 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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