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Maranda C. - Seeking Work in Garrettsville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Maranda. I am 23 years old. First, I will tell you a little about myself and then I will explain what I can bring to you as your caregiver. I currently reside in Garrettsville. I am the second oldest of five children. I have an older sister (25), two younger brothers (16 and 14), and a younger sister with special needs (12). I started sitting the younger kids when I was about 13 and I have been sitting and nannying ever since. I have looked after as many as five children, and as few as one. I have sat children from ages one month to 14 years old. I love children and until I am ready to have some of my own, there is nothing I love more than getting to watch after them. In my spare time, I love to scrapbook, sew, go to the library, and do crafts. I dearly love animals. I have had many of them growing up. I attended college for nursing, but had leave to take care of my ill great-grandmother. Once she had passed away, I had decided I would rather work for now instead of going to school again. Here is what I can offer you as your caregiver: I am a kind, gentle caregiver. I never use any type of force on any child. Period. I am adventurous, preferring a trip to the zoo, park, or aquarium to a day in front of the TV. I can cook and clean. I have about 9 years of experience watching children on my own, 4 years of which I have done it as my career. I am infant, child, and adult CPR, AED, and first aid certified. I genuinely enjoy my job. I never dread going to work. From watching the day-to-day growth and expansion of their minds to reading a book and seeing a little smile, to adventuring in the backyard, I love it all. Everything that I do, I ask for permission first, unless I was already granted it. Ie: Medicine dispensing, trips out of the house. I make it my job to know what your child is and is not permitted to do, have, and say. I have my own car (2010 Hyundai Elantra) and do not smoke or abuse any substances. In conclusion, although I may be one of the youngest applicants you will receive, I am by no means inexperienced. I have references, qualifications, and letters of recommendation. If you were to send me an email address, I can send you all of them. I am truly 150% into my job.
Samantha R. - Seeking Work in Garrettsville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I went to Maplewood Career Center for careers with young children. I have worked in a daycare with infants up to school age. I have babysat for private families.
Keileigh B. - Seeking Work in Garrettsville

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Hi! My name is Keileigh (Kylie) I love kids I've had nieces and nephews ever since I was 16 I've helped raise and take care of them so I'm able to make formula change diapers give them baths play with them help them with homework anything else they might need. I'm currently going to college I'll be going to Kent State in the fall and 20 min years old I'm a former US Navy sailor. Any other questions just feel free to message me and ask! :)
Leah B. - Seeking Work in Garrettsville

8.30 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Leah. I am 18 years old and do have 5 younger siblings whom I have helped care for since I was 13. I don't have any certification just a lot of experience with kids. I can also speak some German if that helps with anything.
Pamela  M. - Seeking Work in Garrettsville

9.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Garrettsville, OH?

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 Garrettsville’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 Garrettsville 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Garrettsville?
  • 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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