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Carrie G. - Seeking Work in Stickney

8.57 / hour

I was a nanny for 2 school age kids in OakPark for about a year and I have an 12 year old daughter that spends a lot of time with her daddy after school and week ends.
Laura P. - Seeking Work in Stickney

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

When I was in high school, I would take care of my niece while I was practicing basketball. My coaches would allow this knowing that my sister was attending night school to get her college degree. I helped and raised all of my sisters 3 kids that are now the ages of 21, 15, 12. I also coach a big group of kids that helps me understand the safety for children in my care.
Jeanette T. - Seeking Work in Stickney

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I’m 15 years old and yes I am a bit too young to be looking for jobs. The main reason I’m looking for a job is because I really want to help my family with paying bills and buy them things since my mom got surgery on her left hand I’ve been trying to help out by looking for jobs but I have had no luck and hoping I have luck with babysitting. I have a lot of experience with children I am an aunt to a 3 year old and took care of him ever since he was born also my freshman year I took Child development and learned everything about a baby and my sophomore year I took early childhood education which teaches us about younger children from the ages of 3-5.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Stickney, 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 Stickney’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 Stickney 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 Stickney?
  • 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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