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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.
Natalie J. - Seeking Work in Richmond

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

During highschool, I worked as the 4/5 year old teacher at Vacation Bible School during my summers off. I apprenticed music theatre camps, too, teaching piano and vocal performance to middle school-aged kids. I loved it! During my junior year, I began working at Kumon Learning Center, teaching reading and writing to pre-K through 1st graders. I also babysat for local families, mostly infants through elementary aged. We'd go on outings to the waterpark, library, nature hikes, etc. I believe that children need to spend as much time as possible outdoors, having fun! not in front of the TV. After high school, I moved to Richmond to attend VCU and began working at a Nursery School, where we take care of 8 infants daily. Our responsibilities there include maintaining a happy, safe, and clean environment for the little ones, diaper changes, educational fun, arts and crafts, basic potty training, feeding and etiquette, teaching basic sign languages to be used at mealtimes, and above all, teaching the power of love and compassion at an early age. It's been very inspiring to work with the infant age group. Their purity and propensity to learn everyday forces one to remember the simple joys of life. To say the least, its been the best job I've ever had the honor of having. I'd love to work with children for as long as possible.
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.
Claudia C. - Seeking Work in Richmond

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

August 2004 – July 2007 Knoxville, TN Responsibilities: • Cared for 4 children. Ages: (3 boys) 6 months, 2, 4, and (girl) 6. • Watched movies, played educational games, played outside, read books. • Prepared and cooked small meals. • Helped with potty training. • Gave baths, when needed. • Read bible stories before bed. November 2004 – May 2005 Knoxville, TN Responsibilities • Babysat 3 children. Ages: (2 boys) 9 & 10 and (girl) 5 • Mainly watched children for 3+ hours at a time for a couple weekdays and weekend nights during family’s small group meetings / church gatherings. • Helped with homework, watched Jeopardy every night, did flash cards. • Prepared small meals May 2006 – August 2006 Knoxville, TN Responsibilities • Babysat 1 boy; age 8. • Played games • Read bible stories before bed. August 2010 – July 2013 Knoxville, TN Responsibilities • Babysat 1 boy; Age 10 and baby sister was born April 2012; Now 1 year old. • Homework help • Prepared and cooked small meals • Helped with talent shows, etc. • Took care of baby once she was born, mother’s helper when needed. Prepared bottles, changed diapers, gave medicine when she had a cold / sickness.
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.
Kate G. - Seeking Work in Richmond

8.57 / hour

My name is Kate and I'm a 26-year-old graduate from VCU who is currently looking for a new family to care for. I have been taking care of children since I was child myself. For the past 15 years I've watched over at least 100 little ones ranging from newborn to 12 years old. I'm also children's xx and have my own small business. Here is a quick catch up on my nanny past, hold tight!. Four years ago I nannied for a family of 3 ages 1, 3, 5 in the mornings for a few hours Monday-Friday. I became family with this group and I would still be there but the mom decided it was time to leave her job and become a stay-at-home mom 2 years into it! While I was nannying this family I also worked at a Preschool full time taking care of kids of all different ages. After these two jobs I started working for a photography company taking newborn portraits here in the Richmond hospitals. I'm currently still with this job but I've also continued to work with families to help make ends meet. One was a family of 2 little boys ages 8 months & 20 months, and the most recent is a little 4-month-old baby girl. I can't wait to find a new family and help your little one grow!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Richmond, MO?

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 Missouri?
  • 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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