Lacey, WA
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Randol C. - Seeking Work in Lacey

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I started off as a Leader in Training and then moved onto be a Youth development professional at the xx of Western Nevada for 3 years until it closed down. However, combined with the 8 years I've been a private child / Pet care provider, I have 11+ years of experience. I have obtained an Associates of Arts degree and am currently earning my Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education (k-12).
Andria D. - Seeking Work in Lacey

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked as a nanny for three families, the first for 3 months during the summer with three girls ages 2, 8 and 11. Another family for 3 months during the summer caring for one girl age 1 1/2, and assisting with a 20-year-old sister with mental disabilities. The last family was for 1 month. I have also worked at two day cares with children ranging from infants to school age with classrooms up to 20 children. I have done house cleaning, caring for pets, changing diapers, feeding/cooking, transportation to events and trips with the children and of course plenty of games!
Rina B. - Seeking Work in Lacey

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

More than 10 years of experience. I'm loving, patient, caring, and honest, reliable, energetic, fun, happy and punctual. Love to cook (healthy food) and very organized. I will play, talk, and stimulate the development of your child/children. I can help around the house, do the kids laundry and clean the kid’s room. Also drive them to school and to activities. I'm Currently taking on-line college courses for Business law / Real Estate and have plenty of time for a full time position. On the weekends I run an antique store. Looking forward to speaking with you.
Kirsten F. - Seeking Work in Lacey

11.84 / hour

Over the past nine years I have worked with many different children and families. I've babysat, been a camp counselor and am currently a live in nanny. I am also a writer, I run my own lifestyle magazine that has a focus on parenting and being a nanny. I am certified in many areas (CPR/First Aid, challenge course, etc). I love my job, i believe that children bring a different view to life. They see things in such an open and honest way. To be honest most of my experiences with them include them teaching me a few things too!
Jennifer D. - Seeking Work in Lacey

13.11 / hour
Full-time hours

MY past childcare experience starts at caring for my nephews and nieces who are 3 years old, 6 years old, an d 6 months. I have experience taking them to school and daycare, pickups and drop offs. I also worked at xx center as a infant and preschool teacher. As well as a high school coach and middle school coach for the sport of volleyball and fast pitch. I have much experience working with children and I love to spend time with them. I am a very fun and caring sitter.
Holly H. - Seeking Work in Lacey

11.84 / hour

I worked at several daycares in Tacoma.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lacey, WA?

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 Lacey’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 Lacey 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 Washington?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Lacey?
  • 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?