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Bridget K. - Seeking Work in Long Island City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny/babysitter/mother's helper going on about 10 years now. I have worked with one particular family since their first child was an infant and I am still in contact with them. I am CPR certified with infants and children and have worked with children with disabilities. More specifically I have experience with children with ADD/ADHD and Down's Syndrome. I currently work at a summer long sleep away camp for girls so I have experience with overnight care, and the day to day care and activities of children.
Prelline M. - Seeking Work in Long Island City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been with the same family for the past 10years My job includes general child care bathing and feeding them taking them to the Doctor's appointments and helping them with homework
Sacha D. - Seeking Work in Long Island City

22.85 / hour

I have worked as a special education teacher in New York for the past 1 1/2. I have also worked in multiple schools as an aide in classrooms and hold a special education certification and Master's Degree in special ed. I have worked in childcare since my teen years, working with families as well as working at summer camps and coaching volleyball. My most recent nanny position in New York ended about 1 1/2 years ago, working with 2 boys ages 3 and 6. I am still very close to the family.
Deky T. - Seeking Work in Long Island City

22.85 / hour

I have a 5 year old niece whom i always babysit atleast 3-4 times a month. I also took care of her monday-friday over the summer. I would feed her, change her diaper, giver her a bath, take her out to the park, etc. In addition, I have also taken care of friends kids who are 1 and 3 year olds.
Shakemia C. - Seeking Work in Long Island City

20.00 / hour

I have helped raise two beautiful seven year old twins. I'm well experienced being that I also have a daughter of my own. I will serve as a great Nanny because I have the people skills, I'm a wonderful teacher but I am open to learn new things.
Laura  G. - Seeking Work in Long Island City

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for children since i was 15 years old and its something that i have always enjoyed doing.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Long Island City, 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 Long Island City’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 Long Island City 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 Long Island City?
  • 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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