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Lauren T. - Seeking Work in West Lafayette

15.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Lauren and I am a Sophomore at Purdue studying Hospitality and Tourism Management. The past three summers, I have been a family nanny as well as babysat on the weekends and week nights. I love creating activities for kids and caring for them. I had so many great memories with my babysitters and I love creating those experiences for other kids! I have experience with kids of all ages. I have taken the SafeSitter course and feel prepared to take on challenges!
Karann L. - Seeking Work in West Lafayette

15.00 / hour
11 yrs of experience

I love kids. I'm currently employed at Glen Acres elementary. I have been a babysitter for most of my life.. I have to sweet kids. My son is 7 , my daughter is 1. I'm 29 years old, I'm very kind hearted and respectful and love to get the same treatment back.. Kids seem to enjoy my company.
Alyson E. - Seeking Work in West Lafayette

9.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

I am CPR and first aid certified. I work with children at church and at home as well as working at a nursing home.
Jazmin G. - Seeking Work in West Lafayette

15.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

Im great with kids. I love babysitting my niece and nephew. Kids just bring joy to brighten your day.
Jamiela C. - Seeking Work in West Lafayette

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

Destiney S. - Seeking Work in West Lafayette

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

Hello, I am a Purdue student looking for a summer job. I am majoring in speech language pathology and hope to work in a children's hospital one day. I love working with kids and I have done a lot of babysitting before. I have experience caring for children of all ages. I am also the oldest of 4 children so I have grown up watching my younger siblings. I have volunteered at my local Boys and Girls club and I coach a middle school volleyball team. I love to play sports and be outdoors. I have a car and I love animals! I am available from may 30th and then start classes again on August 20th. If you need a summer sitter I'm interested!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Lafayette, IN?

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 West Lafayette’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 West Lafayette 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 Indiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in West Lafayette?
  • 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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