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Amanda D. - Seeking Work in Halifax

14.28 / hour

17+ years babysitting 13+ years nanny Any additional information can be given
Andrea A. - Seeking Work in Halifax

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been watching children for close to 25 yrs. Also my four have given me plenty of experience over the last 11 years.
Sierra G. - Seeking Work in Halifax

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for many different families including children ages newborn-12 years old. In addition to home childcare, I am a volleyball coach for children 12-18 years old
Rachel H. - Seeking Work in Halifax

22.85 / hour

I have been a certified babysitter since the age of 13. I have also been a camp consoler at numerous different summer camps for for the past 5 years. On top of this I have taught my own elementary art class.
Priscilla M. - Seeking Work in Halifax

11.88 / hour

My experience runs from preemie twins to teens. I am a hands on nanny, on the floor playing, reading to the child every day and outside every day weather permitting.
Shannon  G. - Seeking Work in Halifax

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

Hello! I am a sophomore at Bridgewater State University and I'm looking for summer work. I am one of 5 and have always loved working with children. I'm CPR certified and have loved nannying, tutoring, and giving lessons in the past! If you're looking for someone this summer, don't hesitate to reach out to me!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Halifax, VA?

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 Halifax’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 Halifax 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Halifax?
  • 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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