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Looking for work as a babysitter or nanny

  • 7 years paid experience
  • Age 31
  • Babysitter in Iowa City, IA 52240

Meet Kristin

  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

Experienced, hard-working and dedicated professional with 12+ years of experience working in the Human Services Field - specifically Disability Services. A demonstrated history and focus, including 7 years of experience in Quality Assurance/Advancement and Training and 10+ years experience managing and overseeing a Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver residential and site as the site's only Lead Supported Living Specialist, within the individual and family/human services - intellectual disabilities industry. With a proven working knowledge and passion for human rights and advocacy, employee training and development, and behavior modification at an instructor level and additionally skilled in Microsoft Word, Medication Administration, Communication, Public Speaking, and Employee Training. Strong information technology professional with an Associate of Arts (AA) focused in Disability Studies from Kirkwood Community College. CREDENTIALS AND LICENSES - Mandatory Reporter Training - Recognition and Reporting of Child and Dependent Adult Abuse State of Iowa, University of Iowa Hospitals and Read more Clinics (UIHC), Initial Certification: October 2006; Recertification(s): July 2011; July 2016 - Certified Safety Care Training Instructor QBS, Inc., Initial Certification: March 2017; Recertification Date(s): March 2018 - Certified First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor American Red Cross – Grant Wood Chapter Initial Certification: May 2012;. Recertification: May 2016, February 2018 - Medication Manager for Community Providers - 15 Beds or Less, Kirkwood Community College, July 2015 - IME - DHS Brain Injury Training, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise – Department of Human Services, January 2015 - Nonviolent Physical Crisis Intervention Instructor Crisis Prevention Institute, July 2014 – July 2018 - Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) Instructor (Trained by the Trainer), Money Follows the Person Grant Program - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Center for Developmental Disabilities December 2013

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  • First aid certification

    First aid certification
  • CPR certification

    CPR certification



  • Generally available mornings, afternoons, evenings, late nights and weekends
  • Daytime care availability during summer months
  • Before and after school care availability


  • Willing to consider either a part time or full time position
  • Seeking Summer Position, Short-term (1 to 3 months), Temporary (4 to 12 months), Permanent (1 to 2 years), Permanent (2 or more years) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 6/16/19

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Willing to care for 3 children per sitting


  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Cognitive Disabilities
    • Physical Disabilities
    • Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
    • Social/Emotional
    • Alzheimer's
    • Asperger's Syndrome
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Cancer
    • Central Auditory Processing Disorder
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Delayed Speech
    • Developmental Language Disorder
    • Diabetes
    • Down Syndrome
    • Dyslexia
    • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    • Fragile X Syndrome
    • Hearing Loss
    • Heart Defects
    • Hydrocephaly
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Mental Illness
    • Mobility Challenges
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Pervasive Development Disorder
    • Premature Newborn
    • Rett Syndrome
    • Seizures
    • Sensory Integration Disorder
    • Tourette Syndrome
    • Visual Impairment
    • Administering Medication
    • Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Assistance With Transportation
    • Bathing
    • Bed Baths
    • Bladder and Bowel Assistance
    • Dressing Assistance
    • Feeding Assistance
    • Feeding Tube
    • Grooming and Hygiene
    • Injection Assistance
    • Insulin Injections
    • Lifting and Transferring
    • Mobility Assistance
    • Positive Behavioral Support
    • Repositioning
    • Respiratory Care
    • Sign Language
    • Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)
    • Wilbarger Brushing Protocol


Disability Services

Kirkwood Community College

Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Swimming Supervision
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • Pre-algebra
    • Elementary science
    • Earth science
    • Science
    • English
    • Essay writing
    • Social studies
    • Sign Language

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