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Breana G. - Seeking Work in Springfield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a child care provider for six years now and my church for a variety of ages. I started as a volunteer, then I started working there soon after. I also started to babysit on the side from families I met through my church and people they recommended me to. I really love kids and find it to be a greatly rewarding job to take care of them. Its a job I hope to have for a long time.
Chelsey B. - Seeking Work in Springfield

11.07 / hour

I have siblings of my own that I have cared for as well as babysitting for many years. Ive been working as a caregiver for two years. I babysat for my neighbor for over a year with a little boy Sam who wasnt quite one at the time and have also babysat for children older than 10. I have also volunteered at my old elementary school as a teachers assistant and work with children with autism as well as other mental illness. I have a brother with autism so Im familiar with the challenge.
Stepphaine G. - Seeking Work in Springfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 10 years of childcare experience with ages ranging from infant to fourteen years of age. I am experienced in keeping children on a schedule and planning fun activities both inside and outside. I have done overnights as well as vacations with families. I have also taken three child development classes during my college education. Please contact me if you would like to hear more about my experience.
Aloysia B. - Seeking Work in Springfield

14.28 / hour

I had babysat for several years before college. While in college and after I have gained 3 years experience paid/un-paid for childcare. I worked as preschool teacher in both Eugene and Portland Oregon for a total of 2 years!
Lexie P. - Seeking Work in Springfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat/nanny for nine different families for the past seven years. Kids ranging from infant to 11 years old and up to 5 kids at once. I've watched kids for family friends, neighbors, teacher from school, and family or friends recommending me to people. I love working/playing with children
Rachelle R. - Seeking Work in Springfield

10.25 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I am a stay at home mom. I am twenty years old. And I am looking for work I do from home. And babysitting fits perfectly! I love kids and love learning from them, as well as helping them learn and grow. Finding the right person to watch your kids isn't easy. There needs to be a connection. All kids are different, they are people. But most importantly they are people who want to learn. They want someone who they and their parents can trust. You can have the best nanny or babysitter in the country. But if the kid or the parent doesn't trust or get along with them it won't work. And I fully understand this. I like to spend time with the child/children and their parents before I can watch them, to ensure they feel comfortable with me. It's not easy for a child to stay with a stranger, or for a parent to trust a stranger to watch their kids. That's why I feel its important to meet and get to know everyone and for everyone to meet and get to know me.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Springfield, CO?

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 Springfield’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 Springfield 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 Colorado?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Springfield?
  • 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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