Gouverneur, NY
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Amanda P. - Seeking Work in Gouverneur

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I've had 10 years experience babysitting/nannying for children with ages ranging from infant to 12+, with moderate housekeeping and pet care. My responsibilities were general care for the children, preparing food, bathing, homework assistance, pick up and drop off duties, chaperoning play dates, beach visits and park days. I would drive the children to their after school activities and run errands for the parents. I would be responsible for keeping the house tidy, vacuuming on occasion, doing dishes or folding laundry, etc.
Noelia S. - Seeking Work in Gouverneur

10.71 / hour
Full-time hours

I loved working with Gabi (3 year old girl) she's is from Virginia. we used to play a lot (inside and outdoor activities), I was not just a nanny to her but her Spanish teacher since my mother tongue is Spanish. she was very good at it. Some other responsibilities were: cook meals for Gabi, bathing, tiding her room, doing laundry, light housekeeping, helped her to get ready for school (she studied 3 days a week) etc. I enjoy a lot my year with that family.
Jaynnie H. - Seeking Work in Gouverneur

10.60 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for children of multiple ages. I cared for my nephew from newborn to the age of four while caring for him he lived with me so I did housework and cared for him.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Gouverneur, 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 Gouverneur’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 Gouverneur 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 Gouverneur?
  • 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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