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Anna B. - Seeking Work in Torrance

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

Coming from a large family, I have a lot of experience with children of all ages. My most enjoyable family I worked with over a year ago, changed my life. Their first child was my responsibility, and I pretty much raised him since he was just 3 months old for about a year and a half. Basically I was an around the clock "mother" for the child while his parents (terrific couple) worked hard. Did everything from naps, preparing and feeding him food/bottles, diaper changes, baths, packing him for travel, traveling with him, walks, teaching him new things, going to the park, loving him, even doctor visits... I've also had much experience with other children- about 1/3 of my neighborhood used to have me take care of their children... Ages ranging from infants-12 years old. I also am very active in my nieces life, since the time she was born til now (she's now 11), having her stay at my house almost every weekend... sometimes more. I'm naturally good with children, want quite a few of my own someday. A babies cry doesn't freak me out, I usually can figure out the problem with haste. Poop explosions aren't my favorite, but I'm not afraid to get in there and clean it up- fast! I understand cleanliness is a large factor in a child's development- washing hands, clean diapers, sanitizing everything, watching out for sharp corners, small objects, too much television, obscene anything, educational importance, nap time; not too early, nor too late, healthy snacks, keeping children on a schedule, etc. Any other questions don't hesitate to ask!
Mel T. - Seeking Work in Torrance

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

Hello Parents of beautiful children, good day to you all! I am back to let you know that I am open again to take care of your children and a light household chores such as errands and light cleanings when your kids are down for a nap. I just moved here in California from Chicago and worked at the Hilton Towers for 6 years... it was a six years fun working with Hotel employee but my body and mind still looking for the children's hug again and the crying yelling and fighting hahaha! So, I am again to let you know I am back and still stonger as ever before. My experiences on taking care of your children has doubled the security in my mind due to much going on around the world. With the five childrens i have taking care of, the one in Oklahoma was the difficult one bcoz the boy is a autistic but i manage to take care of him till the Mom decided to get him a special Nurse that specialized on special kids. A beautiful little girl that is probably 15 years old now in Destin, Florida at the same time a PA for her Mom who is a huge real state and a Mortgage Lender. Two brothers and a sister from SC where i raised my own daughter. I even took care of a 92 years old sweet lady till she passed. Another senior from Chicago as part time till they have to put him to the Elder care. Thank you for reading my experienced hope it helps you decide if I am fit to take care of your family. Good day!
Christina M. - Seeking Work in Torrance

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have been taking care of children from preemie to 11 years old for the past 18 years. I have worked in home daycare and public daycare as well as working as a private nanny for the past 10 years. I have many years of infant experience and would be happy to cook baby food from scratch as well as cook for you , do laundry, run errands and keep your house tidy. I love children and take care of them as if they were my very own. I love helping children learn in fun and creative ways and also have lots of school age experience as well, helping with homework and school projects. When time allows I am happy to take your child on outings such as the beach, pool, park, hikes, play dates, gardens , etc. I am very calm and patient and enjoy many hobbies that I would love to share with your child such as painting, cake decorating sewing and many other crafts. I love animals especially dogs but unfortunately I am very allergic to cats if they live indoors. I am available to work 30 to 40 hours me week and and am willing to commit for 2 years +. I would also be open to working a temporary summer job as I can always get a more permanent position once summer ends.
Jessica P. - Seeking Work in Torrance

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I started babysitting when I was 12 and just fell in love with it. I loved helping out familes while the parents had a date night or had errands to run. I always enjoyed playing with the children and doing fun activities with them. Through out junior high and high school, I continued babysitting for multiple familes. My freshman year in college is when I started nannying. I have been nannying on and off now for close to six years. I have helped care for children of all ages, including newborn twins. I also have a young daughter of my own so I guess you could say, I have a lot of experience caring for children.
Renata V. - Seeking Work in Torrance

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I worked for a family with twins for 4 years. But they moved to San Francisco. Now I'm working with a family of 2 girls for the past 6 years . But after summer they will not need me anymore the mother will stay home with the girls. so I'm looking for part - time or full time. I have good references. I'm also available to do personal assistent job. I used to do that for the family that I'm Working now. Can run errands, shopping, phone calls etc
Vanessa A. - Seeking Work in Torrance

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I'm 28 years old and I'm from Brazil. I used to take care of my cousins (age 1 and 3) when my uncles need work or work travel, so I know how important to take good care of kids and specially for a family. I'll take care of your children with the same love and disposition as they were my family. How I said before, I'm from Brazil, so my language is Portuguese. I came to California to study English, so right now I'm not fluent yet. For me, it is not problem and hope that it is not a problem for your family too. I would love take care of your children and learn with them. I have two college degrees, on Business and Environmental Management. I love pets, specially dogs. I love cook, go to the beach, running and walk. Actually, I love to do sports in general. So I think I'll be a good friend and company to your children. I'm patient, calm and energetic person, I can keep up with your children everyday. I'll help you in everything you need. I learn fast and I'll give you my all to execute the chores the best way possible. Hope to see you soon. If you have any questions about me, I'll be pleased to answer! Thank you for your attention.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Torrance, 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 Torrance’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 Torrance 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 Torrance?
  • 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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