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Lucinda T. - Seeking Work in Congers

22.85 / hour

I have been working with kids for the past 10 years, and had obtain a lot of child care experiences. I worked in South Africa for a family with triplets (2boys 1 girl) from new born till age 3, and worked aboard in Washington DC for a year working with a 8 month old baby girl. I worked in Brooklyn for 2 families part time ,boy and girl age 8. I also worked for a family on the UES who has twin boys and been with them for almost 3 years. My Responsibilities includes Arranging Playmates Children's Laundry Help with homework Outings, activities, crafts Reading Indoor Play Outdoor Play Carpooling Bathing Feeding Dressing Entertainment Light housekeeping chores ( include) Laundry for children Keeping children's room organized, beds made Shopping and errands Emptying garbage Loading and unloading dishwasher Keep kitchen clean after meal preparation Tidying up after children, put toys away Keeping own bedroom/bathroom clean
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Congers, 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 Congers’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 Congers 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 Congers?
  • 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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