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Marcelline B. - Seeking Work in Yakima

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am an outgoing, free spirited person. I love the outdoors and my beagle. Now to the really important stuff. :) I have worked with children in many settings. I started babysitting when I was 14 years old. I have worked with kids through camps, daycares, and volunteered through various organizations. Some of the reasons I enjoy working with children are that it's rewarding and I know that I'm appreciated. I came to this realization because when I'm outside of work I will see some of the kids I've taken care of and they still remember the fun things we did or want to run up and give me a hug. That's what it's all about for me, yeah it corny but it's the true. I would like to think that I have had a positive influence on some kids lives. I know that they have done that for me. So what I can offer you is an experienced, caring, fun-loving person, that will be a positive role model for your children. I will l treat your children with respect and cherish them.
Stephanie E. - Seeking Work in Yakima

13.11 / hour

I have babysitted for a few families on weekends in the past 5 years off and on. Mainly played with them, fed them dinner and put them to bed and cleaned up afterwards. I also would work in the nursery at church and take care the infants.
Elizabeth A. - Seeking Work in Yakima

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

I've always been told I'm great with kids, even the little ones that don't like to talk much always end up getting comfortable around me. I've always taken care of friends' children that are toddlers. I love a clean environment so your house will be beautiful. I'm also going back to school so hopefully our schedules will be perfect for each others. Thank you for your time.
Jonay W. - Seeking Work in Yakima

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am from a huge family and was always around babies and kids. I grew up in church and helped in the nursery and I taught grade school age classes and also high school grade classes. I have been a consistant baby sitter for friends of my family. I am now a full time nanny taking care of a 4 year old and 4 month old. I love kids!
Jessica K. - Seeking Work in Yakima

11.50 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Jessica I have been a nanny for several families and just recently ended a nanny job for a little boy I watched from the time he was 5 months until he was 14 month old when summer started because his mother was a teacher and is no longer working. I am CPR and first aid certified. I have volunteered at daycares and schools. I have experience with getting children on a routine schedule.
Lora H. - Seeking Work in Yakima

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Raised a child of my own worked in school district k-5th grade helped my mom with babysitting service
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Yakima, 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 Yakima’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 Yakima 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 Yakima?
  • 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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