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Mary A. - Seeking Work in Oak Harbor

12.19 / hour

My last job was for 3 years for a 10 year old boy with Autism. His dad was a single dad. I managed the home,cooking, cleaning, errands.I was a live in.
Alyssa M. - Seeking Work in Oak Harbor

11.50 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hiy names Alyssa. Over the last year I have been a on call nanny for 3 little boys. They were amamzing to watch grow as well as teaching them basic skills like walking and talking. At the age of 13 I was a full time live in nanny for my brother who was a new born to 3 and a half. Currently I am looking for a live in nanny position with my boyfriend. He's twenty one and we won't charge anybody more for him helping me :)
Laura N. - Seeking Work in Oak Harbor

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat since I was 11. Officially a nanny for 5 years. I have 3 younger siblings I help watch. I have experience caring for newborns-13 years old. I also worked at a in home daycare. Have experience caring for several children at a time.
Alyxandrya G. - Seeking Work in Oak Harbor

17.14 / hour

I have nannied for a family of 4 and a family of 6. I thoroughly enjoyed taking care of both families and being a part of their growing experiences. I taught some of them how to swim, did homework with them, and changed most of their diapers!
Mary N. - Seeking Work in Oak Harbor

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

my three children and now five grandchildren, care for ill little ones in nursing
Kaley R. - Seeking Work in Oak Harbor

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

babysitting family members and friends for 12 years. I have been in childcare for 2 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oak Harbor, 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 Oak Harbor’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 Oak Harbor 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 Oak Harbor?
  • 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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