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Debee W. - Seeking Work in Bakersfield

17.14 / hour

I have Many years experience working with Children of all ages, it's what I do and most enjoy doing. I have a College Degree in Early Childhood Education & Development and have dedicated most of my life working in this field. I am Trust-line Registered, Certified in Toddler & Infant Development, CPR, First-Aide and Health & Safety Training. I have raised 3-Children of my own and am now a full-time Grandmother
Carolyn D. - Seeking Work in Bakersfield

22.85 / hour

Eight years as half of the childcare for my brother's family, ten years as part-time childcare for my church's services or bible studies, six years babysitting for various friends of my mother, and Juvenile Hall volunteering.
Jennifer T. - Seeking Work in Bakersfield

11.88 / hour
Full-time hours

2005 – Present Nanny / Personal Assistant – Local Surgeon, Bakersfield CA. • Responsible for the daily transportation needs of two teenagers, including long distance travel. • Light housekeeping and personal errands. • Preparation of meals and snacks. • Overnight and vacation duties when required. 2004 Server and Host – , Bakersfield, CA. • Full service dining room and banquets. 1999 – 2001 Server and Host – , Medina, WA. • Formal dining, casual dining and banquets. • Point of Sales system training. 1996-1999 Server and Bartender - , Port Angeles, WA. • Casual dining, and bartending duties. • Opening, closing and cash accounting responsibilities. 1993- 1997 Nanny – Twin Infants • Light housekeeping and personal errands. • Overnight and vacation duties when required
Becca P. - Seeking Work in Bakersfield

14.28 / hour

I have a lot of child experience with children of all ages! I am the oldest out of five children, one whom had autism, I have been babysitting for as long as I can remember, with families of all sizes. I have worked for the Norris School District doing after school daycare, I have worked at an in home daycare, I have been a Behavorial therapist for children with autism and have been a nanny for two families. I am CPR and first aid certified in infant,children and adults. I am reliable,loving and dependable. I would love to talk further about maybe being the perfect nanny for your family:)
Emma  B. - Seeking Work in Bakersfield

11.42 / hour

I am the second oldest in the family of five and helped raise three younger brother while my parents worked. I have experience babysitting for friends, family and church members for 10 years. I work well with children of all ages and have participated in organizations with the youth.
Jennifer R. - Seeking Work in Bakersfield

11.33 / hour

I have been babysitting since I turned 13 (almost 10 years ago). I have babysat up to 6 kids at once with another sitter and up to 4 kids at once by myself. I have also cooked meals and done light cleaning while sitting up to 3 kids ages 3, 8, and 10 (a girl and two older boys). I have also worked at the church sunday school and programs for about 10 years with groups of 10-15 children ranging from age 2 to 10 and care for infants and young toddlers in groups of 2-4. I also have tutoring experience and homeschooling experience of 5 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bakersfield, CA?

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 Bakersfield’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 Bakersfield 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 California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Bakersfield?
  • 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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