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Kama C. - Seeking Work in Albany

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi! I am Kama, and I am hoping to find a long-term, babysitting position. I have worked with children for 20 years, from infants to teens, multiples, special needs and with a variety of family dynamics. I have been a babysitter, mother's helper, nanny, and housekeeper. I am 32 years old, have a reliable car with insurance. I am willing to provide a background check and drug test, if necessary. I have a current food handler's card and my CPR card. My childcare experience includes, but not limited to, the following duties: taking infants and young children on outings to: parks, zoo, museums, libraries, swimming pool, play dates, outdoor exploration/walks; prepared meals/snacks; prepared activities to promote learning and education with imagination play, reading, music, art and crafts, communication/socialization; assisted children with ADL’s (actives of daily living); and I use positive disciple, redirection and attachment techniques.
Tammy K. - Seeking Work in Albany

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 20 years of childcare experience. I started babysitting when I was 15. That first summer I cared for 5 kids, of 3 different families, in my home. So I suppose one could say I had my own in-home daycare when I was 15! I also worked in a daycare center when I was in college and I did in-home day care when my kids were little. I have enjoyed teaching children's church K-5th grade for several years and for several summers, I was the lead volunteer at a center during their family camp (I was in charge of the 1-2 year-olds). I have taken several child development classes as well as human development.
Candy S. - Seeking Work in Albany

11.37 / hour
Full-time hours

I have extensive experience babysitting throughout my community. My mother ran a childcare center out of our home when I was a child, and from the age of 13 until recently I have dedicated my life to working for youth based non-profits, . My experience includes 6 summers working in management positions at summer camps, including facilitation and design of enriching programs for youth with a variety of interests and needs. I am currently employed by the YMCA as a Site director in their school aged programs. I am looking to relocate to the Corvallis area in the fall.
Cierra S. - Seeking Work in Albany

10.55 / hour

I love kids and have always had good experience with them. I grew babysitting for multiple families, as well as multiple age ranges of the kids, and multiple at one time. I have had newborns all the way up to 12 year olds. All ages, I love it. During high school I took all the Child Development classes that were offered to me. I use to babysit for a nurse who gave me basically a mini crash course before I was a regular babysitter for her two boys, one who is two years old, and the other only 9 months old.
Belinda D. - Seeking Work in Albany

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I currently work for a relief tree; child abuse prevention program where I am a teacher for infants and toddlers as well as pre-k; I am also a home visitor and teach hands on parent education to families. I am a parent of 3 adult children. I have worked in the community as a volunteer caring for children periodically for over 20 years. I have a bachelors degree in Human Development with a minor in Early Childhood Ed. and have also ran an in home day care. I have classroom experience and have subbed at LBCC child development center during regular school seasons.
Amanda S. - Seeking Work in Albany

14.28 / hour

I've been babysitting other people's children since I was 12 and I love kids. I also have 7 younger brothers, and I help my mom with them quite a bit. Kids love me, and I'm the first choice for many families in my home town when they want a babysitter.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Albany, KY?

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 Albany’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 Albany 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 Kentucky?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Albany?
  • 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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