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Mary B. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

11.42 / hour

As Nanny, I cared for 3 children in Grand Rapids area, a teenage boy and two girls from birth to 10. Provided all types of services including transporting to and from dance, sports, gymnastics, soccer, lacrosse, music lessons and doctors appointments. Provided laundry services for children only. Encouraged all educational activities and good behavior. My background experiences include: Raising my four children; Mental Health Supervisor; Owned Sub Shop; Paralegal; Agent; and 10 years as Nanny (GrammaMary). I am very responsible, dedicated, timely and professional. I am neat in appearance, flexible, very patient, loving and caring. I promote healthy eating and good hygiene. Recently I provided day care services for a newborn infant until he was nearly two years old. I love children (girls and boys alike) and would be happy to work with twins and/or triplets in the Berrien County area.
Meghan B. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My experience caring for children started seven years ago in a daycare when I then accepted a full time nanny position for two kids. I have nannied for three families one having five kids. I have a wide range of families that also use me as their babysitter. Also have 1.5 years of coaching gymnastics with kids from 18 months-13 years.
Cira V. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I have babysat my siblings since a young age. I currently am a game time leader for the children in an AWANA program. I am currently attending Lake Michigan College part time for an associates degree in culinary management so I am well prepared to make meals and snacks.
Bailey D. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Bailey, and I am 19. I am a sophomore at Grand Valley State University, and I hope to graduate with a degree in Social Work. I have grown up watching my nieces, and I am proud to say I have a passion for children! I would love to be of service to you!
Julie A. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a blessed mother of an adult son, presently in college. My past work related experiences include: Substitute Teacher, Early Childhood Development Program Coordinator, Nanny, Home Provider, worked with at risk students in a summer program, and Classroom Specialist for children with special needs.
Eve H. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have two children of my own, ages 8 and 5. I have a B.S. in Education. I was a nanny for one year while my husband was in school. During that time I cared for a 1 year-old and my 2 year-old.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Saint Joseph, 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 Saint Joseph’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 Saint Joseph 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 Saint Joseph?
  • 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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