Elmsford, NY
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Adriana S. - Seeking Work in Elmsford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I HAVE BEEN WORKING 16 YEARS WITH A FAMILY IN SCARDALE, NY. I AlSO HELPED OTHER FAMILIES ON THE WEEKENDS AND LAST MNT CALL WITH OTHER FAMILIES IN WESTCHESTER WHEN NEEDED. IN THE PAST 16 YEARS, I HAVE HELP A KID WITH DISABILITY AND HER SISTER IN SCARDALE, NY. I HAVE HELP BOTH CHILDREN, BUT ESPECIALLY THE BOY WHO HAS AUTISM. I ASSIST HIM WITH HOMEWORK, DRIVE HIM TO THERAPIES AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, PLAY WITH HIM AND AS WELL I COOK HIS MEAL, HELP ORGANIZE HIS ROOM AND CLOTHING, AND BE ABLE TO ASSIST HIM AT ANY MOMENT OF HIS LIFE. IS BEING A BLESS TO ASSIST THIS WONDERFUL FAMILY.
Debbie L. - Seeking Work in Elmsford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working for a family for quite sometime. I have taken there kids to and from activities,park,library for story time .When the weather is nice we are outside in there backyard playing tag,hide and seek, blowing bubbles. We also play games arts and craft,puzzles and helping the kids to learn there abc,numbers to. I am also taking care of a 3month to which I sing to him and take him for walks, tummy time and floor time to learn to rollover and keeping him on his schedule to. I would read to the kids every afternoon. I am cpr and first aid trained. I did light house keeping for the family . I have a clean driving record and my own car. I am looking for long term with another family to be part of.
Maria S. - Seeking Work in Elmsford

22.85 / hour

expending a whole day with little ones, and teens, do everything relates with the kids: such as driving, grocery shoping, dinner, play and activities with them.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Elmsford, 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 Elmsford’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 Elmsford 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 Elmsford?
  • 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?