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Sarah  Rahim 
    - Seeking Work in Rockford

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

Hi parents! My name is Sarah. I am 17 years old. I was homeschooled. I have had lots of experience watching children of all ages from my church nursery and babysitting for various families. I have a few references if you would like them. I am willing to help your children with anything needed! I can help with meals and I can try to help with homework. Ha I love pets! I can help with them too if needed. I do not yet have a driver's license but I have reliable transportation from either one of my parents or my sister. Beside Sundays (All day) for church and Wednesday evenings (5:30 p.m. -9:00 p.m. ) for church, I am always available! If you would be interested in me being a babysitter for you please contact me. I will be looking forward to meeting you and your child or children! Thank you! Have a good day!
Rochelle Baber
    - Seeking Work in Rockford

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

Im 45 I have 4 kids of my own boy 28 girl 26 girl 14 boy 12 an gabby that live in home that I take care of I work come home clean cook help my kids wash if necessary very trust worthy u will never have to worry about your home or kids u van work with clear mind as single mom I no all about that I'm a cna looking to do some different loving my residents then see them pass been heavy on my hard I lost my brother 2009 an my daughter 26 was diagnosis w stomach cancer 2013 moved from DeKalb to rockford when she was helicopter here in December 2016 just want be able to work an still help people like family
Dasheona Spears
    - Seeking Work in Rockford

13.50 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

My whole life I’ve loved kids, I was always the kid in 3rd grade staying after school to help with the younger kids programs. As I grew older I began to realize my passion and love for kids I helped my grandma raise me and my little sister and I did the same for my nieces and nephews. I’ve been doing this job before I even knew the name of it, this isn’t just a job or about the money to me it’s a great bonus but it’s something that I love doing I’m 19 and couldn’t be any more prepared to face a little one if one came along until then I can get plenty more practice
Michelle Weygandt
    - Seeking Work in Rockford

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

My name is Michelle and I am a skilled nanny and life assistant looking for employment. I am encouraging, dedicated, and enthusiastic. I have over 10 years of childcare experience and am looking to continue working with a family to help run their household efficiently. I have strong interpersonal and organizational skills that I believe would make me an outstanding candidate.
I have experience working with children ages one week old to 12 years old. I love working with various ages but especially love working with children ages 0 - 5.
Marrissa  Mcpherson 
    - Seeking Work in Rockford

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

My name is Marrissa. I have 12+ years experience babysitting newborns, toddlers, and children. I have a 3 yr old myself. I cook, and do light cleaning I also love pets. I love to play with the kids and I will treat your child like they were my own. I can do pt or ft babysitting preferably at my house. I would like to get paid either daily or weekly. Let me know if you’re interested please and thanks.
Carolyn Meton
    - Seeking Work in Rockford

8.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I am 20 years old. I have my ged. For four years I was a in home cna and nanny I took care of a handy cap elderly man and and the family's daughter while they were away at work. I clean ,very kid friendly. I have numerous siblings. Both parents remarried and as being the oldest I was in charge of my younger siblings.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Rockford, 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 Rockford’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 Rockford 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 Rockford?
  • 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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