Columbia, KY
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Whitnie  T. - Seeking Work in Columbia

8.00 / hour
Full-time hours
9 yrs of experience

My mother has always been in the babysitting business. Growing up, I remember being only a couple years older than some of the children I helped my mother watch. Once I got old enough, I began to watch kids on my own while the adults got to be adults. Now I am 18 years old and attend Lindsey Wilson College. I love taking care of children, as I have been doing it my whole life. I have my own car. I can prepare meals for any age. I am CPR/FirstAid certified. I am available after 11am MWF, and 2pm TTR. I speak English, but I have basic Spanish speaking skills since I took courses in high school and last semester at LWC.
Wendy M. - Seeking Work in Columbia

9.25 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

My name is wendy McMahon I just moved from Indiana to Kentucky! I would like to do some babysitting I am turning 19 years old in August I just graduated high school I'm free anytime literally.....
Courtney C. - Seeking Work in Columbia

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

i have mostly cared for family children and watched kids around where i live but nothing where it was a set thing. i love kids and i would love to have a set job
Briann S. - Seeking Work in Columbia

9.00 / hour
4 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Briann Smith and I am 21 years old! I love children and I’m looking for a part time job while I’m not in class!
Jerica B. - Seeking Work in Columbia

7.25 / hour
2 yrs of experience

I am very dependable and love kids. I have been taking care of kids all my life and I even help me my friend with her twin girls
Darliese  T. - Seeking Work in Columbia

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

I'm great with children young and I can watch for any shifts
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Columbia, 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 Columbia’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 Columbia 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 Columbia?
  • 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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