Selah, WA
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Haley B. - Seeking Work in Selah

22.85 / hour

Hello! I am Haley. I have been an active nanny/babysitter for 8+ years. I am the oldest of a large family and was my moms little helper from a young age. I loved and continue to love the big sister role I have had in all my cute siblings lives. I have nannied for 3 different families in my recent past. I have experience with twins, infants, potty training, toddlers, teens, and more. I am a Music student currently studying Music Education and am proficient in the piano and am a piano teacher at an elite youth music conservatory for kids. As such, I have a deep love for music and always strive to inspire. I am a great story teller, love trips to the park, library, museums, and the pool.
Mischa V. - Seeking Work in Selah

20.00 / hour
14 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Mischa and I am a 35 yr old mom of a very sweet and respectful 5-yr-old and 2-yr-old girls. I have extensive nanny experience and there is nothing I love more than helping children learn and grow through arts, outdoor play, games, singing, dancing and more! I have been watching 4 children under 4 for the past couple years and now they are in preschool and I am missing our fun and crazy days! If you think I would be a good fit for your family, I would love to talk to you more! I would also be happy in a nanny/personal assistant role.
Kayla D. - Seeking Work in Selah

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

Hi, my name is Kayla! I am trained in First Aid/CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens, have my food handler's permit and have a background check through the state's program (MERIT), and am currently going to school to be a Preschool Teacher. I currently work at a daycare full-time in Yakima but looking to try in-home child care. I moved to Selah three years ago. I look forward to your reply!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Selah, 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 Selah’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 Selah 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 Selah?
  • 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?