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Allysha d. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

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

Dear Parent, Look no further for the best babysitter your children can have :) I am 22 years old and have been babysitting since I was 17. I also have been married since '09 with no kids on my own. That being said, I am a very mature, responsible and trustworhty young lady. I love children, they make my days happier and I know they love me back. I am caring, loving, responsible, punctual as well as disciplinarian. I love to be outside, where they can run around and have plenty of fun. I like taking them to playgrounds, parks, bike rides, scooter rides, zoos, library and movie theaters. I also love to read books, play board games and do arts and crafts! We can also have some fun in the kitchen now and then, baking and decorating cupcakes, cake pops or cookies. I can cook, drive and do some light housework if needed, and if time allows it. I have my own car to/from work, NY driver license and a clean driving record. I am a college student, so I am looking for something to start after 1 pm. I am very flexible, but I need 25 to 30 hours per week, and I prefer a weekly salary to be set. I am looking for a family that can embrace me as one of their own as I do the same. I am open to be paid on the books, but not it is not required. I know what I am worth and you will never regret hiring me. Thanks for taking the time to read this. Hope to hear from you soon. Regards.
Danielle W. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

Although I am young, I have been given the opportunity to babysit and take care of children since I was 13 years old, starting with the birth of my niece in 2002. Since then, a few older friends of the family have allowed me to to watch their children aged from infancy to 5 years. I have cousins that are a lot younger than me, and when I have the time, I readily watch them for my aunts and uncles. I am currently and RN student and I have had extensive training in working with and treating the younger population.
Alexis G. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

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

I have previously worked for 2 families starting from the year 2011, to early this year. I loved working for both families and I was sad that I had to leave after watching the children that I cared for everyday grow into such loving individuals. I handled everything from light house keeping, meal preparation, bathing and feeding time, grooming, arranging play dates and setting up activities to help promote the emotional and physical health of each child.
Camila A. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

My name is Camila. I´m 30 yo native brazilian with an US citizenship as well. I was living in Brazil since December 2009 and just got back to New York over the weekend and will be available for a nanny position (live ir or out is negotiable same for salary); I speak fluente portuguese, english and spanish, I will be graduating with an International Business Associates Degree in Brazil in this upcoming June (will need to fly down for graduation sometime in June/2013). I can drive and swim (even though the season doesn´t require much of a swimmer :-) ) I have worked as a full time nanny for 2 different families in Scarsdale in 2002 thru 2004 and also in 2009, still in touch with them till this day and can provide very good, solid references. I really really enjoy babies and toddlres but have worked with children as young as newborns up to 6 yo. I´m also available for ocassional babysitting, travelling, to replace a nanny who is going on vacation.. and any other childcare needs. Thank you for your time ! Feel free for any questions and best of luck on your search!
Jacqueline M. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

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

Babysitting for triplets, over five years of experience teaching swim lessons to children ages 2-13, tutoring experience in writing and reading for child 5 years of age.
Erica C. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

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

I'm a professional nanny for the past 12 years, caring for infant to school aged kids. I speak english fluently and I'm CPR certified. I'm very reliable, flexible, fun and trustworthy. I'll nurture and provide a safe environment for your child. Some of my responsibilities are but not limited to: cooking/meal prep for the kids, art and craft, taking to and from school, healthy snacks, laundry, keeping children room and play area clean, playdates, parkes, library, story times etc.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mount Vernon, NY?

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 Mount Vernon’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 Mount Vernon 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Mount Vernon?
  • 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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