Jamestown, RI
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Megan G. - Seeking Work in Jamestown

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting in the 8th grade to earn money for a school field trip, and I've been hooked ever since! I have babysat for up to 6 children at a time, and I got myself through college by babysitting and nannying. I have also worked in two different childcare centers, primarily in infant and toddler rooms.
Deize  C. - Seeking Work in Jamestown

10.10 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am a full time student and I have a part time job at Matunuck Oyster Bar. I love kids! I love doing arts and crafts and going on adventures with children. It's very hard for me to say no regardless of what the child wants to play unless there are rules. I am very big with following rules. I can do homework, cook, drive kids around and whatever needs to be done. I have a brother with autism so I am pretty good with children that have disabilities. I am also bilingual, I am fluent Spanish speaker. My main goal when it comes to babysitting is for the children to be safe and to have fun.
Gabriela G. - Seeking Work in Jamestown

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My names is Gabriela I am 17 and a junior at Narragansett high school. I live in Jamestown. I have my own transportation. I have been babysitting for a long time. I’m very out going and fun
Rebeccq H. - Seeking Work in Jamestown

15.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Jamestown, 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 Jamestown’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 Jamestown 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 Jamestown?
  • 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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