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Ericca M. - Seeking Work in Norfolk

22.85 / hour

Hello! Since my schedule has drastically changed, I am looking for the perfect family to provide my services for one or more of the following: *full-time nannying *part-time nannying *after-school nanny *date night babysitting *random babysitting I'm Ericca, a college freshman, and will be staying local for the next school year! I am First Aid and CPR certified for children and adults, I have a background check on hand, and a valid driver's license ( and reliable transportation). I speak English as a native language as well as level B2 French, B1 Spanish, and A2 German. I am very culturally immersed ( Au pair in Germany) , responsible and punctual. I am also pet friendly! Some of my duties as a babysitter/nanny are as follows: -Promote good health by preparing meals with organic and natural ingredients -Maintain a child friendly environment with access to outdoor activities -Closely monitored children’s play activities to verify safety -Integrate fun age-appropriate games to help the mind grow -Safely transport children to and from school, and after school activities -Act as a positive and influential role model The ages I have experience caring for are: premature newborns, newborns, newborn twins, toddler twins, toddlers, school age children, pre-teenagers and even teenagers! Past working experience: I worked at the YMCA in the childcare department, as a lifeguard, and as a gymnastics instructor. I am more than comfortable caring for up to 10 children at one time and hosting play dates! In addition to childcare, I can also provide meal prep, household cleaning, laundry and dish-washing. I have amazing references and have worked with kids for 6 years! Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!
Kristen G. - Seeking Work in Norfolk

14.28 / hour

I am a career nanny of 13 years and have work with a wide range of ages, from newborn to teens. I have also worked extensively with special needs children, both physically and mentally challenged. My style of childcare is very active and energetic. I like to encourage children to be independent. For parents, I am extremely reliable, and am very open with communication. Because of privacy issues I will give reference to interested families thanks
Kristen F. - Seeking Work in Norfolk

17.14 / hour

I have nannied for a family for the past 6 years. I also have other families I have babysat for. I am fun, outgoing an organized and love working with kids.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Norfolk, 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 Norfolk’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 Norfolk 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 Norfolk?
  • 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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