Altavista, VA
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Altavista, VA Nannies

Lyndsi O. - Seeking Work in Altavista

7.25 / hour
2 yrs of experience

When it comes to kids i personally have none but I've never had a child, toddler, or anyone for that matter dislike me. Kids and people in general seem to come on in a positively way when I first meet them. I have supervised newborns, infants, toddlers and on up. I help with whatever needs done (homework, housework, etc.)
Patty D. - Seeking Work in Altavista

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

Worked at xx day care is strasburg va. Dont remember the dates. Was a girl scout leader for 6 years. Girl scout day camp detractor for 3 years. Had my won summer day camp with parks. And rec thur xx co.had number of baby sitting jobs.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Altavista, VA?

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 Altavista’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 Altavista 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Altavista?
  • 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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