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Deysy H. - Seeking Work in Poughkeepsie

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I am available for infant and toddlers. If you are in need of someone to look after your little one let me know. The major responsabilities I will be handling are: -creating a stimulating, naturing, and zafe environment for the children. - Supervising the children's activities at all the time. - Prepare meals and bottles for, and feed the children. - Dress the children. - Place the children down for naps and bedtime. - Bathe the children. - Change diapers. - Potty train the children. - Performing housework related to child care, including washing the children's clothes, cleaning after meals, tidying play areas and washing bottles. - Playing with the children, both indoors and outdoors. - Discipline the children, when necessary. As a nanny I have 5 years with experience, 3 years in Mexico and 2 years in USA. I worked with the program AU PAIR IN AMERICA.
Monet C. - Seeking Work in Poughkeepsie

11.42 / hour

I'm the oldest of six girls, so naturally I grew up taking care of my siblings. I started babysitting for my neighbor, who had two boys, ages 6 and 8. After that, I continued until my services were no longer needed.
Luz  L. - Seeking Work in Poughkeepsie

14.28 / hour

I have always been the responsible older sister in the family. From taking care of my brothers to baby sitting infants for other families , I've always enjoyed being around kids. For two years now I've been with a family with three kids with special needs. I've provided assistance with ;driving them to and from PROMT, doctor appointment, dropping/ picking them up from school, proving home made meals for then while keeping in mind their gluten sensitivity and other food allergies . I've also done volunteering work ever since i was 12 at my church. I've been taking care of larger groups of kids during AWANA programs, VBS and the churches sports ministry . Through out the years i have learned what being a responsible caregiver is and i have gained so much experience working with infants to 13 years of aged.
Kimberly C. - Seeking Work in Poughkeepsie

11.64 / hour

I grew up with a younger brother whom i watched ever since I was 13 years old. After that I started to babysit family friends, neighbors, and anybody else who needed help at that time. I nannied for a family that needed me to get two girls off the bus after school everyday and help out by giving them snack and helping with homework.
Jessica M. - Seeking Work in Poughkeepsie

14.28 / hour

I am very patient, kind, outing going and also loving person. I've had experience with kids all ages, as well as kids with special needs. Growing up I had a little brother so I would constantly be watching him including all of his friends.
Loris B. - Seeking Work in Poughkeepsie

20.00 / hour

I work with a lively family of 5 for over 6 years before they move to Texas the kids were great living and fun, I enjoy there company and I know they did toward me.I use to help out in the morning with their breakfast before school and after school home work, we use to play games do quiz and also swim in the pool.I also do some light housekeeping during my spear time when they're out of the house.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Poughkeepsie, 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 Poughkeepsie’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 Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie?
  • 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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