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Nadíne W. - Seeking Work in Portland

Nadíne Wander

Portland, OR
$25/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

** I’m a pediatric mental health therapist offering behavioral/emotional support and parent coaching/consult. I’m off on Wednesdays, and available on weekends and date night during the week. Picking up extra shifts to pay off student loans faster and to spoil my cats. Updated 01/11/24**
Hi there, My name is Nadine! A bilingual gal who enjoys creativity & outdoors! I received my bachelor's in Psychology in 2017 & earned a masters in Child Clinical Psychology from Pacific University in Psychology with an emphasis on working with children & with the Hispanic/Latinx population. I moved to the area from Oklahoma City, where I have spent the last decade working in my field. I come from a huge family & when we are all together the house is full of laughter, creativity, & playfulness. Being the second oldest of 29 cousins has taught me the importance of safety, modeling, flexibility, patience, hygiene, & following the structure set by each household. Would love the chance to support you!
Molly U. - Seeking Work in Portland

Molly Urban

Portland, OR
$30/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

Hello! My name is Molly Elyse or M.E. for short. I have been working with children for eleven years. First I was a babysitter, then I opened my own care agency, and after college I went to school to become a special education teacher.

In my free time I love to hike, read, cook, and craft. My sister is a chef and owns her restaurant in Austin, Texas so it’s cool to learn new skills from her in the kitchen. I also recently took up lifting and have made it part of my routine.

I studied anthropology and computer science for my bachelors then I got a dual Masters in Teaching and Special Education. I love the combination of my education because it allows me to see things from different cultural perspectives.

I am looking forward to meeting you and your families.

All the best!
Mabel K. - Seeking Work in Portland

Mabel Keller

Portland, OR
$35/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

**I am currently looking for a position as a postpartum/birth Doula or part-time nanny!**
Hi everyone!
I am a hands on, baby wearing, booboo kissing nanny that loves to sing, dance and play outside all day rain or shine.
My favourite age to work with is infants because they grow so much every single day.
It's amazing to see how beautiful the trees are or the first snowfall through a child's eyes and I feel so lucky to get to be apart of their individual journeys.

I have studied one year in E.C.E. and one year in psychology pre-covid
I am daycare teacher certified, just recertified as a special needs caregiver, and am in school to be a full spectrum Doula with BAI.
I have all relevant trainings for childcare up to date (CPR/AED/FIRST AIDE, Oregon trainings).
I am fully vaccinated, wear a mask, and sanitize regularly.

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Wolf D. - Seeking Work in Portland

Wolf D

Portland, OR
$25/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

Hello:) My name is Wolf and I've worked in caregiver roles for almost 30 years. My experience includes childcare from 4 months to 13 years, teaching swimming and theater, providing residential and social support to college-age students on the autism spectrum, and providing live-in support to adults dealing with varying mental health issues, depression, bi-polar, etc. I care about the way I connect with people of all ages and I've approached my work from a relational place.
Faith U. - Seeking Work in Portland

Faith Udall

Portland, OR
$30/hr
6 years experience

A little bit about me…

I am a full-time student at Eastern Oregon University. I am earning a Bachelors degree in Anthropology/Sociology. I earned three Associate degrees at Mt. Hood Community College.

I have 2 years of experience working as a Home Care Aide in Washington. I worked specifically with children who have special needs (i.e., Autism, BiPolar, Cerebral Palsy).

I worked in a private preschool for about three years in Portland (Small Wonders School).

A little bit about me: I'm a laid back individual that loves to hike and hang out with my dog on my days off. I play the piano and am learning how to play the 6-String Banjo! I fell in love with ceramics my last term at Mt. Hood CC, it's the best stress relief I have found!
Sydnei L. - Seeking Work in Portland

Sydnei Lathan

Portland, OR
$19/hr
7 years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi! I am a North Portland native, and future early education/special education teacher looking to nanny while I am obtaining my degree through online school at GCU! I am excited to introduce myself more, to hopefully find a great fit for future childcare for you!

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Charmaine W. - Seeking Work in Portland

Charmaine Waldhart

Portland, OR
$22/hr
< 1 year experience

A little bit about me…

Hello I'm Charmaine. I was born and raised in South Africa. I have 16 years of childcare experience and that includes daycare, au pair, nanny and babysitting jobs.
I love kids and always put their needs first. I'm planning on opening my own daycare soon :)
Shiana H. - Seeking Work in Portland

Shiana Henry

Portland, OR
$18/hr
10+ years experience

A little bit about me…

I used to work at KinderCare as a pre-K teacher. I have experience in all ages. Because times are a bit hard at the moment it would be easiest to bring my 3 year old son with me but he loves other kids! Would love to speak more and get to know you and your kiddo or kiddos!
Diamond R. - Seeking Work in Portland

Diamond Richardson

Portland, OR
$16/hr
4 years experience

A little bit about me…

Hi! My name is Diamond. I am here for both you and your family's needs. I started working with children when I was 16 and it has been amazing. Then, I became a mother of 2 and it has become my passion to care for children. I am currently in school to obtain and child and human services degree. Please let me know if you have any questions!

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The Garcia Family

Portland, OR
$15/hr
3 kids

A little bit about us…

My daughters like to have fun and play around and play with their baby sister, and the baby is barely starting to crawl
The P. Family - Hiring in Portland

The P. Family

Portland, OR
$20/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Need part time childcare for my sweet and happy 10-month-old daughter roughly 1-2 days/week for around 4 hours each day in the late afternoons. Duties include minor dishes and food prep, minor clean up/vaccuum, supervised play and learning, reading books, and changing diapers. We have two very friendly indoor only cats who will also be around but no actually care is required.

My daughter is very busy learning how to crawl and able to pull herself up to stand. She loves books, singing songs, playing peek-a-boo, going for walks in the neighborhood, and trying all the new foods! She takes naps twice a day and will likely sleep for a portion of the time we'd need care. We prefer someone come to our house for these reasons. Plus we have all the gizmos and gadgets a baby could need here!

It would be an easy part time position with opportunities to add more hours potentially in the future or for date nights. We'd love to see if you'd be the right fit for our family!
The Morales Family - Hiring in Portland

The Morales Family

Portland, OR
$15/hr
2 kids

A little bit about us…

I’m a stay at home mom and my husband is going to be leaving soon for 5 months for basic training in the military reserves. I’m looking for an extra hand during the week or on weekends so I can go to doctor’s appointments or to run errands.
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What’s the average cost of a nanny in Portland, OR?

The average cost of a nanny in Portland, OR is $16.65 per hour. The cost of a nanny is dependent on the nanny’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Hire a Nanny in Portland, OR

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Portland, OR

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Portland Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Portland? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Portland?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in OR? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

Daycare vs. Hiring a Nanny

Choosing between putting your child in daycare and hiring a nanny can be a tough decision. While nannies are often more expensive, they provide individualized attention and flexibility. Daycares, on the other hand, prioritize socialization. Our Nanny vs Daycare guide can help you determine what's best for your family.

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