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Michelle S. - Seeking Work in Richmond

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was the "go to" neighborhood babysitter growing up and had FT jobs lined up 2 years in advance. I have raised a brilliant, sweet and highly successful daughter in her 20 who runs an international boarding school; I sent her to the best private schools from at a young age and she went on to become high school valedictorian and graduate Ivy League college w/High Honors, since garnering 2 graduate degrees in Education. I was a FT, 24/7 live-in nanny for a 2 y.o. girl & 5 y.o.boy in 1993-4, a live-out nanny for a baby boy for 12 mos. in 1996; a FT 24/7 live-in nanny in 2006 for an infant girl for 7 months; and a 24/7 FT live-in nanny/tutor, cook and driver for a troubled 10-year old in 2012 for one school year.
Amber C. - Seeking Work in Richmond

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 12. Throughout college and even as an adult professional and while a missionary in Mexico, I continue to babysit for friends and family. This has included overnight care, transport to and from school and activities, and even light experience with Aspergers Syndrome/SID. I spent two summers in high school as a full-time summer nanny for two families who were friends. They had 2 children each ages 6-9. I spent five days a week with them preparing daytime meals and snacks, playing, helping with educational enrichment, and transporting for regular outings. I worked in the play center for a local country club full-time for 7 months and then on weekends and school holidays after returning to college to finish my degree. We often had 5-10 children in the play center at one time ranging in age from 8 wks old to 6 or 8. Duties including playing, changing, soothing, snacks, etc. I was a part-time nanny for a baby girl for 6 months and then did occasional babysitting on weekends after returning to college. She was 8-weeks old when I began and 6 months old when I returned to school. I continued to babysit occasionally for the family after their 2nd and 3rd child were born until I moved away from the area after college. My senior year in college I was the after-school nanny for three school-aged girls. The oldest was 12 and the other two were twin 9-year-olds. Duties included picking them up from the bus, getting them home, preparing snacks, helping them with homework, transporting to activities, and occasional evening babysitting. After 3 years in the corporate world and four years living in Mexico as a missionary, I have spent the last 2 years as full-time nanny to triplet 2-year-old boys. I began with them at 10-weeks-old just as they came home from the NICU, and I have cared for them alone 10-12 hours/day 4 days/week.
Holly Z. - Seeking Work in Richmond

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Throughout middle and high school I had a lot of odd babysitting jobs and date night positions and after high school I've cared for a few families. I have experience with ages ranging from new born babies to teens and have done everything from housework to pet-sitting and maintaining the house while the family is away. I do have experience volunteering in high school with children who have special needs and have babysat for a family with a child who had moderate downs syndrome. I have experience with errands, and planning grocery lists and balancing the budget. My responsibilities with the families I've worked for have included : Formula mixing, bottle warming, feeding, changing diapers, bathing, putting down for naps, transporting the children to and from activities, cooking and preparing healthy meals and snacks and preparing dinner for the family if necessary, take the children to the park, museum, pools or whatever the children enjoy doing, played games, made sure they're teeth are brushed and gone to the bathroom before bed and read bedtime stories and make sure they feel comfortable. I have zero pet allergies and will help out with the pets if needed and am available to do housework such as dishes, laundry, etc.
Rachel B. - Seeking Work in Richmond

14.28 / hour

*Available June 1st, 2012* I'm currently a full time, live-in nanny to two sweet girls, Addison (20 months) and Berkleigh (8 years old), in Richmond, Virginia. I also take care of Max, the crazy golden doodle puppy, and Hocus Pocus, the rabbit, and help keep up the house, cook meals, grocery shop, etc. We three girls love running around at the park, reading and trips to the library, making messy crafts and good things to eat, going on picnics, and playing make-believe. In addition to nannying, I tutor at a local Huntington Learning Center and substitute teach in two counties. In 2010, I finished a Master's degree in Teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and student taught 1st grade and 5th grade. I currently hold a teacher's license for pre K - elementary in both Virginia and North Carolina. After graduating, I moved to Taiwan and taught Engilsh, reading, and writing to 50 rambunctious Chinese-speaking students! I had four different classes, ranging in age from 5 to 14. It was an exciting and valuable experience! I learned so much more than my students. I've been a babysitter and nanny for the past 12 years- every age from infant triplets to a 14-year-old. I've planned and led summer camps for kids in innercity New Jersey, the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico, and a conference center on the coast of Oregon. I've volunteered with middle schoolers in youth group, worked with ESL students in tutoring programs, taught Spanish classes, and planned events / parties for over a hundred children. I also love children's literature and have probably read every book on your child's bookshelf, from The Cat in the Hat to Diary of a Wimpy Kid, to all seven Harry Potter books.
Kelly  W. - Seeking Work in Richmond

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for children of all ages and from numerous backgrounds for the past 10 years. I have had the privilege of being a nanny for an infant who's mother suffered from a brain aneurysm during her pregnancy. I cared for both mother and child's daily needs. I have had experience with various special needs children and adults as well as those with medical ailments. I have babysat for families for short periods of time as well as nannied for families, over night and during the day. I often am responsible for all meals of the day, running of errands, pick-ups/drop-offs of children, homework help, house cleaning and setting of schedule and routine for children. I have cared for infants with acid reflex, multiples as well as children with numerous emotional, physical and mental development issues that required special attention.
Sandra M. - Seeking Work in Richmond

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I nannied for a wonderful family starting when I was in college. I was hired a week before the first child was born and stayed with them till the 2nd child was 6. I still visit them on a bi-monthly basis in Charlotte. I will always be apart of their family. Recently after leaving the elementary school I was working at to finish my Elementary Masters, I have worked with a teacher I taught with watching her two lovely girls, 15months and almost 3. The recent family's home life has changed which is leading them to not be able to use me now. So I am searching for a new loving family. I have also babysat since I was 13 years old for numerous Richmond families, and have a long list of glowing recommendations.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Richmond, NC?

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 Richmond’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 Richmond 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 North Carolina?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Richmond?
  • 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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