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Alyssa D. - Seeking Work in Salt Lake City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had experience in child care for around 3 years, and I absolutely love working with children! My mom managed a Day Care in Boise, Idaho as well as an in home Day Care, and I helped her everyday take care of the children when in need, play with them, nurture them, and take care of them. I also have babysat many children of all ages, for hours in a row. I have taken care of a child with special needs who had a blood disease, so I feel comfortable with medications and child care when someone may be sick. I love getting to know children and their sweet and innocent personalities. I love getting to know them and what they're interested in, as well as getting to know the family that I will be working for, and making their life easier everyday!
Emilee N. - Seeking Work in Salt Lake City

8.57 / hour

I genuinely love kids! I have nannied and babysat since I was 13 and have experience with kids of all ages and behavioral skill sets. I plan to pursue graduate training in Psychology and am passionate about applying the latest research findings in child development to how I and others interact with kids. I also have seven nieces and nephews ranging in age from 3-15, so I am privy to developmental changes etc. I especially love the 6 month to 3 year old phase because children are learning at such a rapid pace - it's amazing to be apart of. Games, peek-a-boo, motor skills development, and singing and music are my go to's :) For older kids, I love to engage them in learningful activities related to their interests and hobbies. e.g. arts and crafts, sports, music. For older kids, I have learned to have an alternately firm but gentle approach -- allowing them to guide the relationship, yet stepping in with firm boundaries etc. if misbehavior happens.
Nieves V. - Seeking Work in Salt Lake City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with families with children of all ages, from newborn to teenagers. I love children and I am very good with them. The children I take care of I love and treat as if they were my own. I have always felt like a part of the family with the families that I have worked with. The family I currently nanny for has 2 boys: a 8 year old and a 4 year old. When I started, they only had a 1 boy, and he was 1 year old, but then they had another baby and I took care of him from birth. I still keep in touch with all of the families that I have worked with and I am confident that any of them would give me a wonderful reference. In addition to taking care of the children, I love to cook (I have a college degree from Chile as a nutritionist) and to do educational activities and outings with the children. Most of the families I have nannied for also appreciate that I speak Spanish to the children. I am a very safe driver with a clean record and I have a new SUV- I have no problem taxiing children to and from activities and school.
Merry R. - Seeking Work in Salt Lake City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I first began babysitting when I was 14 giving me over 6 years of experience babysitting. I picked children up from school, spent quality time with them on homework, cooked healthy meals, and took them to-and-fro their activities. Children give me energy, and I feel that each one I have cared for has taught me a very valuable lesson. I also have been trained as a youth development professional, providing me with knowledge regarding early childhood development and education.
Whitney H. - Seeking Work in Salt Lake City

22.85 / hour

I am the oldest of 6 children, so not only do I have years of babysitting experience for other families, but I have had a tremendous amount of experience in my own home. I have lived in California, Texas, and Utah, and have babysat in the homes of many different types of families, communities, religions, and nationalities. I also worked in a State Developmental Center in Utah, caring for adults that are of the IQ of small children. I have enjoyed each experience and family that I have worked with, and it has become one of my favorite past-times!
Katie E. - Seeking Work in Salt Lake City

22.85 / hour

I am the oldest girl in a family of eight children. I grew up with a baby on my hip. I have experience with newborns, twins, and large families. My summers in middle school through high school were spent as a nanny for a young family across town. I started babysitting outside of my family at ten and was booked every weekend. Most of my friends currently are nannies in Utah, and I often find myself inviting myself over to help out.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Salt Lake City, UT?

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 Salt Lake City’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 Salt Lake City 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 Utah?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Salt Lake City?
  • 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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