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Brittany L. - Seeking Work in Oak Park

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 5 years experience with children ranging from 7 weeks to 7 years, working primarily with infants. Every age group is different but each still very rewarding.
Nikita F. - Seeking Work in Oak Park

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Honest, caring, diligent and reliable Nanny with over 10 years of experience with children from birth to 17 years of age. I have had extensive experience caring for all ages in home-settings, therapeutic hospitals, after school programs and Daycares. I am looking to offer my services for full-time and part-time opportunities for the ages between 3 months and 13 years. I have an educational background in Psychology and Social Work and a thorough understanding of child development. I am certified in child and infant CPR with extensive re-training every year along with therapeutic behavior and emotional learning models to better understand infant/child development.
Danielle R. - Seeking Work in Oak Park

18.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Growing up in a household of five, I have always been the nurturing type. I have always gravitated towards roles of responsibility -- Particularly when it came to helping my sister raise her now 17 and 18 year old sons. I have upwards of 3 years paid experience nannying and babysitting. Currently I nanny for a family part-time in Oak Park and attend Dominican University full-time as an Accounting major. When I'm not working or studying, I love to try new restaurants, attend concerts, read, or check out the Art Institute.
Lorena  M. - Seeking Work in Oak Park

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I am a woman of 41 years, responsible, punctual, honest, mother of two children, I am affectionate, patient, I like to play, go to the park, listen to music and read stories, prepare food and order a house. Speak spanish, i have immediate availability and full time from Monday to Friday, and I can also go on a trip sometimes, i have had my experience taking care of 5 children from 0 to 2 years of age.
Nomfundo G. - Seeking Work in Oak Park

12.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I have a lot of experience with children as I am currently working as an au pair. I have been looking after kids since I was a little girl hence I come from a very big family in South Africa. I strive to provide a secure, nurturing and inspiring environment. I truly love the bond one has with the little one. It's amazing how we grow together and learn so much from each other.

Raina G. - Seeking Work in Oak Park

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I have loved working with kids, since I was a kid! have worked one on one with a child who has autism, I've worked in alternative schools, church daycare's, bible school, and I just completed a six month internship at Building Blocks Learning Academy. I am currently employed at The Park District of Oak Park, and I am certified in CPR/AID/FIRST AID.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oak 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 Oak 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 Oak 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 Oak 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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