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Looking for work as a babysitter or nanny

  • 10 years paid experience
  • Age 25
  • Babysitter in Evergreen Park, IL 60805

Meet Katie

  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

Hello! I would love to help out your family if you see me fit. I am recently finished working full time on a Navy base at the Child Development Center and School Age Center with the amazing kids of those men and women serving our country. I am looking to start working with a family ASAP. Prior to this, I spent 15 months working with kids ages 5-18 on a psychiatric unit at Saint Luke's Hospital as a recreational therapist. I graduated in May of 2017 from the University of Iowa with my Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation (and minors in Psychology and Spanish). Throughout my four years of college, I spent my first two years working simultaneously at a daycare on the weekdays and nursery on the weekends. My last two years, I focused on working with children with disabilities while also being a nanny to an amazing family Read more with a 10 month old boy for 3 days a week for one semester until they moved away. I provided respite care to children with disabilities, specifically working two days a week with an adventurous 10 year old with Down Syndrome. During the summer, I worked as a summer camp counselor for children ages 5-18 with various intellectual, mental, and physical disabilities. Throughout these two years, I spent many evenings and weekends babysitting for various families as well. I am responsible, compassionate, and very engaging when it comes to working with kids. I think hands on activities, games, and outing help enhance a child's development and overall enjoyment in life. Overall, my passion is working with kids as I have been babysitting for 10+ years while also maintaining professional jobs working with children. Please reach out to me with any questions!

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  • Generally available mornings, late nights and weekends


  • Willing to consider working as a live in care provider
  • Willing to consider a full time position
  • Seeking Temporary (4 to 12 months) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 1/27/19

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Willing to care for 4+ children per sitting

$16-$25/hr for the first child, $1 for each additional child

  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

    • Swaddling
    • Feeding
    • Changing
    • Bathing
    • Assist with setting a routine
    • Mother's helper
    • Occasional care
  • 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
    • Social/Emotional
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Developmental Language Disorder
    • Down Syndrome
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Mental Illness
    • Rett Syndrome
    • Assistance With Transportation
    • Bladder and Bowel Assistance
    • Dressing Assistance
    • Feeding Assistance
    • Grooming and Hygiene
    • Lifting and Transferring
    • Mobility Assistance
    • Positive Behavioral Support
    • Recreational Music or Art Therapy


Therapeutic Recreation

University of Iowa 2017

Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Swimming Supervision
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Travel with Family
  • 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

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