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Jennie R. - Seeking Work in Harlingen

14.28 / hour

Over the past 6 years, I have been responsible for taking care of 28 children and young adults. Their ages varied from 2 years- 20 years old. I have served in numerous roles including counselor, nanny, and peer mentor. I was a counselor for two years('06 & '07) where I looked over 10 girls ages 12-15, a nanny for 5 years (3 years consistent & 2 years during holidays and summer while I attended college.) I then served as a peer mentor in August of 2013 and will be finishing in August 2014. As a mentor, I have mentored 8 women and 6 men.
Julissa M. - Seeking Work in Harlingen

7.50 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I love kids! I recently just graduated from high school and I have been looking for a summer job that I would enjoy. I played volleyball and soccer all 4 years of high school, so I like to be active! I will attending UTRGV in the fall of 2018 to major in biology and minor in chemistry because I plan to follow the path to one day becoming a physicians assistant. I am available 7 days a week at any time! I am fluent in English and I can understand Spanish, but I have a difficult time communicating it. Since I have a huge family with plenty of cousins, I babysit quite often so I’m very familiar with taking care of babies/ children, even kids with special needs is something that I am familiar with as well.
Aliyah C. - Seeking Work in Harlingen

8.50 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I love kids! When my cousin was born she was my priority, I always took care of her, fed her, gave her my full attention. Growing up I always wanted to be a nanny and help others with their children.
Yvette R. - Seeking Work in Harlingen

13.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

Brenda F. - Seeking Work in Harlingen

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 20 yrs experience working with children. I use to have my own in-home daycare for 5 yrs, then I was a director/teacher at a different in-home daycare for a little over 5 yrs, and I worked for xx for 10 yrs as a teacher before working my way up to corporate office. I really enjoy working with children.
Amelia G. - Seeking Work in Harlingen

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have taken care of my siblings, nieces, nephews, friends childrens. I have 2 of my own im excellent with kids. (:
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Harlingen, TX?

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 Harlingen’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 Harlingen 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Harlingen?
  • 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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