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Madalyn K. - Seeking Work in Detroit

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Since I was 12 or so I began watching my younger brother on a consistant basis, as well as began volunteering regularly in the toddler & infant nurseries at church when I was only 13. My junior & senior year of high school I babysat for a wonderful family with 2 younger children 3 days a week, which resulted in me becoming a pro at sticky situations like potty training & the terrible twos temper tantrums. I believe in wholesome food, restricting electronics to focus on quality activities, spending time outdoors, & creating a fun, yet healthy environment. I am a certified babysitter by the American Red Cross & on July 9th, 2014 I will be certified for CPR & first aid for infants, children, & adults. I love children of all ages and I really miss babysitting and nannying. I am a fantastic childcare provider because I genuinely love to interact with children. I equally enjoy playing and studying with them and teaching them new things. I am fun but I am able to take my job seriously. I am constantly attentive and am very capable of taking care of a children's' needs. I have no issue with changing diapers and I'll even help teach toddlers how to potty train. I do not mind cooking or cleaning as well & am very capable of both. I am respectful, well-mannered, honest, & I can set a wonderful example for children.
Danielle G. - Seeking Work in Detroit

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I first started off babysitting my niece when i was 15. I would get her up in the morning, help her get ready for school, then drop her off at school and pick her up. When she got out I would help her with her homework, cook dinner, and make sure she took a bath and brushed he teeth at night. I did that for 2 1/2 years until she moved back home with her mother (NOT PAID) I also was a nanny for my sister because she use to work to much. She is a foster mother, so she had kids with varying ages. She had 1 set of twins who were mentally challenaged, and one 2 year old girl. I would take care of them from 9a-9p drive them to any appointments the twins needed to attend, cooked, housekeeping, and tend to all of their needs.
Tamara F. - Seeking Work in Detroit

14.28 / hour

I have had really rewarding experiences in the child care field. I have 10+ years of experience working with children. I began my child care career assisting in physical rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy, then worked for several years in after school care in several school districts. I have nannied for the past two years, and currently substitute teach. I also teach voice/music.
First M. M. - Seeking Work in Detroit

14.28 / hour

I have worked with children since I was in high school. I previously worked at two childcare centers, and my last job in college I worked at I was an assistant teacher my major in college is child psychology and children are my passion! Coming from a deep African background watching and having children is apart of our cultural lifestyle. Children are blessings to families so working with kids is something I love doing! I just recently worked for Carnival Cruise line as a youth staff employee where we worked with infants all the way to early teens this made me appreciate being exposed to children of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life. And a common factor I found is that when you can help a child in being happy the parents are just happy which is what I strive for!
Ashlee R. - Seeking Work in Detroit

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

My past child care experience is mentoring children ages infant to teenagers, comforting children with disabilities, teaching children varies ages.
Ashlee R. - Seeking Work in Detroit

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My past experience the childcare babysitting friends and family children. Working in the YMCA daycare, Daycare in Roseville MI, first aid, transportation with children, cooking, cleaning washing. Very passionate for children love becoming a family with young children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Detroit, MI?

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 Detroit’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 Detroit 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 Michigan?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Detroit?
  • 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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