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Bahareh R. - Seeking Work in West Linn

10.76 / hour

I am passionate about working with children form ages ranging from newborn to school age. I believe that I work well with children I have over ten years of experience of working with kids. I worked in a daycare for two years in May of 2010 till Jan of 2012 in my country. I was a lead teacher in the toddler room. My responsibilities were making sure the children were safe, planning out their daily activities, outside time, comforting them when then needed a hug, helping them learn and grow in outstanding young adult, arts and crafts, reading a good book to them, helping along with there motor skill, changing many and I mean many diapers on a regular basis, being goofballs, and help clean up after them. I have worked as a full time nanny on and off again for nine years. Each summer I would nanny for my neighbors or family friends. I would transport the kids to summer camps, bake in the kitchen with them and make a cake for mommy and daddy, have scavenger hunts in the back yard, play in the sprinkler, go for walks or bug hunts, meal prep and always clean up after myself, do arts and crafts, sing silly songs, make sure to read a good book a day, help along with teaching an instrument, and so many more fun activities. I don't like to put kids in front of the television because I want kids to learn and grow and it is better to learn from activities and books.
Amie P. - Seeking Work in West Linn

22.85 / hour

I have a vast background in multiple child care settings. Currently I work for my church in the first second and third grade room every Sunday, dealing with an array of different kids and personality types and needs. I am the oldest of 6 kids and my whole life revolves around child care and child rearing. I have been a personal assistant and mother's helper for several families in the area, and have done lots and lots of babysitting for family is growing up and currently and have also worked in childcare facilities. I did at 1. have childcare CPR certification and I have taken a TB test and background and drug screening test and passed with flying colors. I have lots of experience with multiple different situations and I love being around little kids. I just got married in June so I bet that you this would be awesome experience for once we start having kids! As a personal assistant and mother's helper, I would also do housework, running errands, go shopping,help kids with their homework, do cooking, doing laundry, take dogs and other animals on walks, and basically anything else the family needed.
Rena S. - Seeking Work in West Linn

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have joyfully worked with babies/children for about 20 years now. I have done nanny work for several wonderful families and have been teaching preschool for the past 5 years.
Devon S. - Seeking Work in West Linn

14.28 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 12. I have been nannying the same family for 5 years. I have babysat infants-13 years of age.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Linn, 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 West Linn’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 West Linn 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 West Linn?
  • 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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