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Jennifer W. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for a family for 10 years. They had two boys. A three month old and a three year old. I loved working for this family. They where from New York and after 10 years of living in Pa. They decided to go back to New York. My job description for the family was drop off and pick up, errands for the family, light housekeeping, diaper chancing, potty training, and just being a loving caregiver to there boys.
Donna B. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a temporary nanny for a family at four different times for up to five weeks at a time. The children were 7&9, then 8&10. The family then hired an au pair, which worked for them so they didn't need me anymore. I also have ten nieces and nephews who I have taken care of quite a bit. My one sister has four children. I have cared for them for a week at a time on ten different occasions as my sister and her husband traveled.
Tasha W. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked at xx in Hershey pa in 2007-2008. Then became a stay at home mom. I have been self employed since doing hair. Amd recently have picked up part time work at the xx working in childcare their. Love it!
Laura H. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 10 years experience caring for children and specifically 2 years experience as a nanny, two years experience ages 0-6 months, and 3 years experience as a Special Education Therapist.
Mande R. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

7.54 / hour

I have been a second grade teacher for three years. Previously, I worked at a day care for four years and babysat throughout my teenage years.
Yoanny U. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I Take care more than 2 different family back in my home country, from the ages of 1 month to 11 years, I love working with kids, I love to do any type of activities, taking them to the park, I have a lot of patient.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Palmyra, NY?

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 Palmyra’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 Palmyra 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Palmyra?
  • 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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