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Looking for work as a babysitter.

  • 10 years paid experience
  • Age 56
  • Babysitter in Chicago, IL 60639

Meet Alicia

  • Speaks Spanish
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

A few years ago, I was a nanny for 5 months for an infant/toddler girl and then also did weekend babysitting for several families that had infants through school aged kids for 2 years. Starting August 2015, I was watching a 12 year old girl Mondays - Fridays after school in Norwood Park. That job ended on November 18th, as that family no longer needs consistent care. I have my BA in early childhood education and psychology and an MA in counseling children and adolescents. I have also spent many years working and volunteering with children and families, including recently running a Kids Block Club for 5 years. I am doing flexible, part time work right now as I work to start my own business, Pitter Patter Parenting, which helps families manage kids and pets. I also continue to run the nonprofit that I founded 3 years ago called Pets Read more Are Like Family. I live on the northwest side of Chicago, do not smoke, have a reliable car and am very reliable and punctual myself. English is my primary language, but I also speak. I would be happy to provide references and come to your home for a meet and greet. I love working with kids and with pets and especially families with both kids and pets!

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  • Generally available afternoons, evenings and weekends

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Willing to care for 3 children per sitting


  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

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


MA in Counseling Children and Adolescents

Graduated Boston College 1989


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

    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • Elementary science
    • Earth science
    • English
    • Essay writing
    • Social studies
    • Spanish

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