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Carrie S. - Seeking Work in Canandaigua

22.85 / hour

I am a graduate from a four-year college with a degree in Education. Over the past 17 years I have babysat on a regular basis for many families. I have experience counseling families on child care issues. I have a diverse background in childcare including being a preschool teacher, babysitter, student teaching in kindergarten and first grade, substitute teacher, swimming instructor/supervisor and camp director. Since graduating, I have taken more long term nanny jobs. I moved to Alabama and lived with a family with three children. During that year, I gained a lot of experience with special needs. I was trained to care for severe medical needs and personalized therapies.
Amanda G. - Seeking Work in Canandaigua

10.71 / hour

I have always babysat my siblings and family friends' children. I was a soccer coach for ages 9-11 for one year, then a coach for ages 4-6 for two years. I have always helped my younger siblings (now ages 7 and 14) with their homework so I can help the children with their homework as well.
Holly A. - Seeking Work in Canandaigua

11.12 / hour

I have younger cousins and nephews that I grew up helping take care of. My mother is a pre-school teacher and I often babysit the students if the parents ever need a sitter. This summer I babysat a one year old and an 8 year old everyday from 8 until 5 while the parents worked. When I am home from school I mostly look for families that need a babysitter at any time. I enjoy working with kids of all ages and am responsible and respectful.
Emilee A. - Seeking Work in Canandaigua

11.64 / hour

I have baby sat for 2yrs and have much experience with little kids especially with disabilities. I worked at camp onseyawa with children with disabilities for 2 weeks at the end of the summer.
Kristy F. - Seeking Work in Canandaigua

17.14 / hour

I have 20+ years of childcare experience, I have worked at summer camps, I have coached ski racing, soccer and girls lacrosse. I have worked with two families for the past 6 years with in-home respite care for their children with special needs (one boy with Autism, one girl with Down Syndrome), and I currently teach 10th and 12th grade English at a inner city charter school.
Angela D. - Seeking Work in Canandaigua

12.00 / hour
9 yrs of experience

I am naturally born a nurtuer. I am inspired by how much life a child brings every day. I love to care and teach children along with learning from their inspirations. I worked at two daycares for total6 yrs.
I have received guardian of two small children in 2005 as their parents decided to give up parenting for few weeks to decide what they wanted to do with their lives. They decided children we're better off staying with me. Its now 2018 and I have gained full guardian till they are 18. I am continuing to raise them as my own. Its the best gift I could have received as I have yet had any children of my own. I will be more flexible to your schedules and life styles if it's not a issue to have my two little ones to enjoy becoming part of your family too. Id treat all the children the same. My son is 6 and daughter is now 3. Social interaction is a great thing for sibling not in school yet. It can also just be myself if you choose that you prefer your children to have me all to themselves. I am very energetic and have the love and patients any child needs. I also have had 15+ yrs with children and adults (minds of children) with disabilities.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Canandaigua, 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 Canandaigua’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 Canandaigua 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 Canandaigua?
  • 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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