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Ruth W. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Through middle and high school I babysat often for families from my church. I also provided childcare at my church during worship rehearsals and other events. I worked with one family very closely watching their children 2-3 evenings a week. This included feeding the children supper, bathing them, and putting them to bed. Through my time in college I provided childcare at a church during various Bible studies. I worked with other young women in this capacity caring for 15 kids or more aged 6 and under. I lived with a family for 6 weeks while taking a summer course and helped with the care of their 2 children. Since graduating I have worked as a special education teacher working with middle school students who have moderate to severe disabilities. I have also provided childcare for a family with 4 children (3 of the 4 have disabilities). While working as a teacher I have continued to provide some childcare. I pick up 3 children after school and help the older 2 children (the youngest is not yet in school) with their homework, prepare dinner for all 3 and get them ready for their evening activities.
Elizabeth P. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

11.42 / hour

first started babysitting when I was about thirteen years old. When I was fifteen, I took on my first full time summer babysitting job as a babysitter for my 6 month old brother, as well as our neighbor’s children who were 4 and 6 years old. At sixteen, I began babysitting for a family who had four boys, whose ages ranged from 12 years old to 9 months.
Lauren S. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat often for the past 7 years of my life. I nannied for a year last school year. The kids I nannied for were 18months, 3 years and 4 years old when I started.
Jennifer P. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

20.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello my name is Jennifer Payton,
Kids have always came easy for me. It’s like it was a natural talent. I love kids and really have a passion for working with them. Kids and babies normally love me as much as I do them. Kids can bring you so much joy. Teaching preschool and running daycare as well as raising many has given me lots of experience. Being a mother has been the best parts of my life. My oldest is now 22 and my baby will be 13. We have taken and cared for many kids over the years and are currently raising 2 extras. I have over 20 years cleaning/nanny experience. Im the oldest grandchild in a big dis functional family so I was always taking care of my siblings cousin ect. With 5 kids a home daycare made more since for me. I picked up cleaning jobs and owned my own daycare for 10 years. I have many good references from cleaning residential and businesses and for childcare. I’m not afraid to get my hands dirty. Since 2011, I have went to classes to get my CNA the actual CNA isn’t valid cause I haven’t chosen to use it but I do have all my certificates and have the training. I also went back to school at ivy tech majored in child development. I have also taught preschool at headstart and first Presbyterian church, where I had to be certified in first aid and CPR. Some of my kids had breathing difficulties so I have exsperience with giving treatments ect:: I have also dealt with many different illnesses and development issues In my day care.I use to teach children’s church and third street church of God . Now we attend the Chapel were I clean at the church
Jessica M. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am currently a graduate student within a Mental Health Counseling program at the University of Saint Francis, here in Fort Wayne. I have a passion for connecting with others, mentoring; as well as caring for children and young adults. I view myself to be a kind-hearted, and intentional individual. I try my best to be empathic, compassionate, and understanding of others because we all come from different backgrounds and experiences. I believe that my desire for a compassionate and peaceful lifestyle can be seen in my work ethic, genuine joy; and authentic personality.

I have formal work experience as a Mental Health Technician at St. Joseph Hospital, and have worked within the Behavioral Health Units and Cardiac Floors. I possess a CPR certification and understand basic life-saving procedures.

I have experience with children both from my education and past nannying jobs that I undertook within my collegiate undegraduate and high-school years.

I currently am PRN at St. Joseph Hospital. This means that my schedule is highly flexible, because I basically set my own schedule from week to week. Typically, I'm most available Monday - Friday. However, I am willing to negotiate weekend hours depending on my given work schedule/duties each week. I look forward to meeting you and your family :)
Arianna  C. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
8 yrs of experience

Hi! My name is Arianna. I have always loved caring for children. Looking after children and watching them as they learn and grow is one of the most rewarding things to be able to experience.

I've been working in childcare since I was about 13 years old, doing childcare work at the church I attend. I'm the oldest out of my siblings and most of my adolescent years were spent taking care of them (getting them ready for school, cooking meals, helping with homework, etc.) I have experience with children of all ages, however I prefer caring for children 2 years and older.

I'm currently looking for full time. My availability is completely open Monday-Sunday and I can start as soon as possible. I can do overnight care should the opportunity arise.

I have a naturally nurturing personality. I'm creative and love doing arts and crafts! I am very comfortable around pets + pet care. I have experience with house cleaning from a previous job and I enjoy cooking immensely. I have my own car with a valid license and insurance, which makes taking visits to parks, appointments, and stores and breeze.

I look forward to hearing from you!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fort Wayne, IN?

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 Fort Wayne’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 Fort Wayne 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 Indiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Fort Wayne?
  • 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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