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Joleen F. - Seeking Work in Oakdale

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have many about 10 years of childcare experience with infants, toddlers and school age children. My specialty is working with infants and toddlers. I love children, always have. I come from a big family with lots of nephews and nieces. I have over 10 years of childcare experience. I find communication to be a big key in a position! I just finished with a family that I was with for 6 and a half years and I am looking for another family to work with. I have experience with twins as well! I love being outdoors, going to parks, zoos, and of course play time.Reading and singing are favorites as well as story time at the library and indoor playgrounds.
Elicia K. - Seeking Work in Oakdale

9.84 / hour

Part-Time Summer babysitter in 2013 Vacation Bible School leader for 4 years working with large groups of children from 3 to 13 Volunteer babysitter for Hope for the Journey Home
Whitney W. - Seeking Work in Oakdale

9.93 / hour

Babysat every summer as a young girl (starting at age 12) for three children: two boys and a girl. I also cared for my younger brother growing up - especially during the summer months.
Brianna R. - Seeking Work in Oakdale

11.42 / hour

I have had a variety of babysitting experiences with family and friends. The ages of the children ranged from infant to age 9.
Kayla B. - Seeking Work in Oakdale

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I currently have a job at a daycare working as an assistant teacher. I also babysit for a family with twins and a three year old most weekends. I have worked in a different center before and have 8 years of experience on top of that.
Hayley J. - Seeking Work in Oakdale

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with kids all my life. Baby sitting, family children and assisting in the nursery at my church and youth group and as well as many other places as well.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oakdale, NY?

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 Oakdale’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 Oakdale 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Oakdale?
  • 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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