La Grande, OR
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Losaline  H. - Seeking Work in La Grande

10.25 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I love child no matter who's where from what color but I always love to take care of them & have fun with them. I also had a dog when I was a kid I raised her until she died. That what I want the most is kids😍😎😇💖🤗
Amie K. - Seeking Work in La Grande

22.85 / hour

Oh I have had a variety of experience, from infants to teenagers, form one child to five children. Watching the kids from after school, helping with home work, making dinner, getting ready for bed, light household cleaning, doing crafts, coloring, playing at the park are some of the things I have done while watching kids. I have also worked at a girl scout summer camp and had to keep order of girls 6-18 with different activities and crafts and projects. I have also volunteered in a dog 4-h group with my old 4-h leader,
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in La Grande, OR?

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 La Grande’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 La Grande 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 Oregon?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in La Grande?
  • 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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