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Kelly D. - Seeking Work in Columbia

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I recently care for two children (3 yeard old and 8 year old)while their parents were away for military training. I cared for them Monday through Friday - 24 hours a day. I also provided pet care to their family dog. I have been a live in nanny for an infant and have been caring for him while his mother recovered from cancer surgery. I provided 24/7 care with 16 hours off a week. Other Job Responsibities: pet care, laundry, keeping kitchen clean, tidying up after activities, providing medical assistance, cooking when needed, providing transportation in family's car, created infant feeding and sleeping schedule, and ran errands/did grocery shopping. I also have cared for two children (ages newborn infant and 6-year-old boy). I also provided pet care as needed for the family. I was a live in nanny previously for two children who were 6 months old and 2 years old when I started. I also was a nanny/respite care sitter for a little girl who had fetal alcohol syndrome/cerebral palsy. I also cared for her two brothers as needed. I worked with the family for about three years. I was a primary babysitter for a family that had three children. The youngest child was about 9 months old when I started and I was with them for about four years until they moved. I also babysat her friend's children due to her always recommending me to her friends.
Claire P. - Seeking Work in Columbia

7.61 / hour

i've nannied for 2 different families in dubuque iowa for 4 years. after i had my daughter, the kids started coming to my house for 2-4 hours 2-3 days a week. this is what i would be looking for again.
Johnnie Mae  L. - Seeking Work in Columbia

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

I have an Early Childhood Degree I have been in the business 30 yrs. all ages. I also have a Nurturing Certificate to help strengthen children/families. I am CPR /First Aid Certified, SIDS Training, American Lung Association for Asthma also certified Nursing Assistant . I have successfully managed/maintain company for Child Development Center, Teaching/implementing individual Care Plans for age appropriate Children.
Crystal M. - Seeking Work in Columbia

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
20 yrs of experience

Well I've raised 2 kids once in college once working I have good morals I like to think I'm good with children.. I have a lot of patience. I'm very loyal I'll show up when I tell you I must go up be there when I tell you I'm going to be there.
Brenda  C. - Seeking Work in Columbia

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

Being that I am a mother, I treat all of the children that I nanny for as if they were my own. I'm compassionate, I have an immense amount of patience, and I genuinely want what's best for each child that I work with.
Brianna  P. - Seeking Work in Columbia

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I’ve been baby sitting since I was about 12. My grandmother raised babys and I would always help her and I’m 17
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Columbia, IL?

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 Columbia’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 Columbia 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Columbia?
  • 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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