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Skye P. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

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

I have always wanted to works with kids! I recently moved in with my boyfriend and his family (for personal reasons) and I have been watching his two sisters almost daily although they are higher up in age range and can take care of themselves I still enjoy watching them and taking care of them even though I don’t get paid! I would love to have a job to watch kids and get paid for it!
Emily H. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

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

Chopticon graduate, love baby sitting kids! Willing to do before & after school baby sitting too. OK with animals, also love to be outside when it's nice! Love kids of all ages.
Jessica L. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

12.00 / hour
4 yrs of experience

I love kids my mom baby sits have had tons of experience infants are my favorite , cpr certified through mechanicsville rescue squad I’m also a member.
Alyssa S. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

9.25 / hour
2 yrs of experience

I have a niece at home that I constantly take care of and love helping children.
Linda B. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Lauren F. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in childcare for 10 years taking care of children ages ranging from infant to 13+. I have experience with multiples and dealing with reflux babies.Duties included washing laundry and dishes, dusting, vacuuming and just helping maintain day to day functions of the house. I also helped with meal prep and preparing arts and crafts projects for the children to do. Planned circle time and field trips for the kiddos as well.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mechanicsville, 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 Mechanicsville’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 Mechanicsville 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 Mechanicsville?
  • 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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