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St. Cloud, MN Nannies

Amanda F. - Seeking Work in Saint Cloud

10.22 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting at age 11. I come from a small town where a local babysitter was a high demand. Around the age 15, I had 2 full time babysitting jobs. My first job of the day would be an overnight watch of 3 children since their mother was a nurse who had the overnight shift from 8pm-7am. 10, 5, and 3 were their ages, all boys. I would sleep in the house and wake the children up and feed them in the morning. Once their mom came home, I went to my next job, a family of 2. 12 and 10, brother and sister. That lasted from 8am-6pm. For an entire summer, those were my jobs. At 17 I started working in fast food but took in babysitting jobs when needed. I helped watch a family with 1 son for many months until the mother had her 2nd child. When she was ready to return to work, I gladly accepted her offer of being their babysitter again, now for a 3 year old and a newborn. The family I took care of during my duo-job-summer during the daytime, invited me to be their babysitter for a trip to Fargo for a wedding. It consisted of the 2 children whom I was already watching, and a cousin of theirs of the same age. Once arriving Fargo and at the reception of the wedding, I found myself watching 6 children in total, most between the ages of 6-8 and a 1 year old. All friends and family of the family I had arrived with. With permission of the parents, I took them all to the hotel we all were staying at and took them to the indoor water park, fed them, got them in pajamas, and helped them fall asleep in 1 room. Once the parents returned from their night out at the reception, they took their children back to their own rooms, already asleep. The next morning I was met with one of the mothers and on behalf of the other families, thanked me for taking good care of them while they were out partying, and that they pooled together $200 to pay me for my services, even though I was already being paid for my services by the original family. I am now 21 and currently work in fast food full time, but I wish to change that.
Kacey S. - Seeking Work in Saint Cloud

9.65 / hour

I was able to babysit my neighbors growing up almost every weekend and some week days when the parents would go out. I also was able to nanny over the summer for them while the parents were at work. It was a family of two and between the ages of 2-8. I also made sure that they were able to get physical activity in by going to the park or having activities to do right outside of the house. Along with creating activities like arts and crafts for the children so they continued to grow educationally also.
Amanda S. - Seeking Work in St. Cloud

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Experienced with babysitting all ages of kids (5 months-15 years), volunteered for many children events at church, such as VBS and Sunday school. I have been an assistant counselor for Elementary school kids at Lake Wapogasset Lutheran Bible Camp in Wisconsin. Currently employed for a babysitting company working my own hours.
I am available Monday/ Wednesday after 12:30pm, Tuesday/ Thursday after 5pm, all day Friday and occasional Saturdays
Ashley B. - Seeking Work in St. Cloud

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I'm Ashley, I'm 25 yrs old and have a 7 month old son. I have been a nanny for the last couple years, but have been watching kids for family members a lot longer than that. I love watching kids because I enjoy being around them. I enjoy taking them outside to play and doing arts and crafts with them. Also I would possibly need to bring my 7 month old with me on occasion due to my husband working nights and our sitter not always available.
Sylverr L. - Seeking Work in St. Cloud

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

My name is Sylverr. I am 21 years old. I am in the process of going to school to get my degree in business management. I am married . I do not have any kids of my own but that does not mean i lack the experience needed to care for one. Upon request I can and will supply a list of references for you to call . I also have very open availability. If you have any other questions for me feel free to ask.
Amanda H. - Seeking Work in St. Cloud

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am 21 years old. I currently work at a daycare in the infant room. I'm going to school to be an elementary teacher at SCSU. I'm taking a summer class right now, but it should end at the end of July.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in St. Cloud, FL?

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 St. Cloud’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 St. Cloud 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in St. Cloud?
  • 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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