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Lisa C. - Seeking Work in Yorktown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

25 plus years as an early childhood educator. In addition, I am a mother of a 23 year year old young man and have had the pleasure of helping to raise 3 nieces.
Erin H. - Seeking Work in Yorktown

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting about 10 years and I have been a nanny for the past 4. My first nanny job was for a baby from 8 weeks until 8 months, when his mother decided to stay home with him. My current job has been with two little girls for the last 3 years. I started the the oldest was 11 months old and when the second came along, I started caring for her around 4-6 weeks. As far as babysitting, I have work with children of all ages and situations, including a family with 8 kids.
Lindsey C. - Seeking Work in Yorktown

22.85 / hour

Hello I am Lindsey I've worked with kids for half my life. Im twenty years old and am certified cpr. I have worked at a preschool and my gym which is a gym for toddlers. Im currently a nanny for a family in yc
Sarah  W. - Seeking Work in Yorktown

7.25 / hour
1 yrs of experience

My name is Sarah Wilhelm. I always have a smile on my face. I am very matchure but I am sure I still have my 6 year old self inside me. I love kids! Kids usually love me too! I have babysat girls before. Every time I have babysat it has been two or three girls. I love hair and all the girly things! I also love sports and know how to do boy things. I have all brothers! I am in high school but I also am going to extra mile and doing dentistry at the same time
Joan J. - Seeking Work in Yorktown

10.00 / hour
26 yrs of experience

I have never been an actual nanny but I have 2 adult children, 4 grandsons and 2 great-grandsons. Three more are expected in July. I have been a special education teacher for 28 years working at the middle school level and a number of years as a substitute teacher at various grade levels. I retired in 2014 from the Gloucester County School System.
Trudy S. - Seeking Work in Yorktown

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I love kids. I have never held an official babysitting job, however, I've taken care of kids since I was 10 years old. I kept my niece's child every Saturday for 3 years and after the 2nd child on and off when she needed me. I'm retired and would like something to get me out of the house and to be able to do something I enjoy would be wonderful..
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Yorktown, 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 Yorktown’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 Yorktown 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 Yorktown?
  • 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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