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Melissa L. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsburg

7.46 / hour

Hello! I love working with children of all ages and I am seeking employment for the summer and for the upcoming school year. I love caring for infants and treat them as my own, as well as other children of all ages. I am certified in CPR for infants, toddlers, and school aged children. I was enrolled in a year long child care and development class in which I had the opportunity to work hands on with preschool aged children. I have also worked at xx, interacting, playing, and keeping kids safe during each shift. I have been involved with the special Ed buddy program through school as well as special Olympics for three years. I have cared for my younger brother since he was born, and I have babysat for numerous families for extended lengths of time. I love art, reading, cooking, sports, playing pretend, and learning new things. Thank you so much for considering me! Melissa Learish
Amber R. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsburg

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Over the last 10 years I have worked as an Early Childhood Teacher at a childcare, primarily in Infants and Toddlers. I also have babysat for various families in my church since I was 14. I have taught both Sunday School and Summer Bible School with my church in both elementary age and early childhood age. I currently have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Special Education and Early Childhood Education. I am CPR and First Aid Certified.
Danica C. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsburg

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
26 yrs of experience

My name is Danica. I grew up in Seattle, Washington. I graduated from the University of California, Irvine in June of 2013 double majoring in Film & Media Studies and Journalism and minoring in Education (Child development courses). During college I nannied for twins from birth to about 4 years old and the past 5 years I've been babysitting for a family with two sons since they were both newborns. I have a sister who is 14 and have babysat her since she was born. I helped my parents raise her. I have many years of experience in child care- I volunteered for 2 years at my church's nursery caring for infants and taught Sunday school for 2 years. I volunteered at many camps every summer since I was in middle school for kids 3 - 14 years old. I worked at a Sports Club as a Children’s Programs Assistant for 3 summers and I worked in a Kids Club at a Sports Clubs in Southern California and New York for 5 years. During my junior and senior years in college I volunteered at Turtle Rock Elementary School as a first grade teacher aid and also as an after school tutor for ThinkTogether. I love children and would treat yours as if they were my own!

I love kids, they’ve been a big part of my life and I plan to be around them and working with them until I have kids of my own (and even then I hope to be a children’s author). I wouldn’t call myself artistic, but being a babysitter/nanny is a way that I am 100% creative. I am a goofy and silly adult and for kids to appreciate who I am is the best feeling ever. I love teaching and learning from kids!

I have 10+ years experience with kids, but I am not one of those people who thinks they know everything about kids. It's true that you don't really know until you have some of your own, which I don't and I get it. I will never think that I know what is best for your child. I know the importance of wanting to feel secure with leaving your child with someone, because my mom had that with me as my sister's babysitter.
Kristine G. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsburg

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Was a nanny for 2 young girls in Hummelstown. Mother is a dr at Hershey Medical Cdenter.
Kristen B. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsburg

8.25 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

My whole life I have been surrounded by children. I grew up in Mechanicsburg so I’m very familiar with the area. I babysit a seven year old boy, a three year old boy, and a five year old girl. I run a daycare in my home. It’s a nurturing, clean, loving environment with the same schedule for the kids each day. I’m a caring in home daycare provider who offers full and part time care and flexibility. I have seven years of childcare experience. I’m skilled in early childhood education. I’m CPR, first aid, and AED certified. I engage positively with all children to build positive and healthy relationships with them and help them to set educational goals each day. Meals and snack provided.
Maya G. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsburg

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! My name is Maya Gelnett. I'm a graduate from Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School. I am currently not in college, but will be starting this coming fall of 2018. I love to read and be active outdoors. I'm very easy to get along with, many people would describe me as laid back . I babysit for a mother of three boys and I also coach the girls 4th grader basketball team for Mechanicsburg , but I am looking forward to expanding to more job opportunities. I love working with children they bring something interesting and amazing to my life everyday!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mechanicsburg, PA?

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 Mechanicsburg’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 Mechanicsburg 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Mechanicsburg?
  • 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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