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Jessica P. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I treat my job as not just a nanny job, but every moment is a teachable moment in a variety of different ways. Some things I enjoy doing with the kids; I love taking them on nature walks. I utilize kid-appropriate, educational and creativity videos for lessons. I encourage reading, coloring, drawing and games. I am a strong advocate for imaginative play and exploring outdoors. I go into the next day with something new for them to learn. I listen to what they like and then make fun lessons from that.
Mckenzie S. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've worked with children practically my whole life. My little brother and I are 12 years apart, so I grew up with a baby in the house. The most children I've watched at one time were 6. All under the age of 10. I've also taken the American Red Cross Babysitting course too. I've been babysitting for 9 years. I know how to cook, clean, do laundry, and swim too. I have my own car and a clean driving record. I've also taken driving school before. I'm currently a nanny right now for 3 children. M-F I go to their house at 6:30AM wake them up, feed them breakfast, help them get ready for school, pack their bags, and drive them to school. On Friday I pick them up from school and watch them until their Mom gets home. Also every Tuesday and Wednesday I babysit for a 3 year old from 4PM-11PM. I play with her, cook her dinner, and put her to bed. I also care for newborn twin boys right now as well.
Cynthia M. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I can work for your family on the days and hours you need me to even when the baby is sick so you and your husband can work a full week. I can work on weekends so you and your husband can go out together.I can also be a live in nanny. I care for children so if you want to meet for an interview please email me
Victoria B. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

11.85 / hour

I watched two boys ages two and four for a years. I have Babysat for children two until thirteen years of age.
Haley H. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

20.00 / hour

I've babysat for around 7 years and have experience from being a camp counselor for two summers of kids ages 4-12. I have experience taking care of big groups of kids and twins (infants). Lastly I'm just finishing up two weeks of volunteering as a writing teacher at a reading camp for kids ages 8-11.
Tammy N. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a Pre-School teacher for xx . Unfortunately the funding wasn't available any longer . That's when I became a nanny . Fifteen years later I still very much enjoy it.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Buffalo, 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 Buffalo’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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo?
  • 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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