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  • 12 years paid experience
  • Babysitter in Worcester, MA 01604

Meet Karen

  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

Hi, my name is Karen Wood. I have been in childcare for many years, staying with the families long term. I also do housework, laundry and run errands. I have driven children to appointments, activities, play dates and whatever is needed. I am CPR/First Aid Certified. I utilize strong and safe Covid precautions. I have the covid vaccine. I prepare healthy food and snacks and occasionally cook for them. I also helped raise my sisters oldest two children in my teen years. I am now 33 years old. I have watched infants to pre-teens. I have watched up to three children at a time. I have ten years plus experience. I have worked for 4 families. I have a perfect driving record and background check. I am very caring, compassionate, fun loving and responsible. I use creative, interactive and engaging teaching methods to encourage developmental learning skills. I also like Read more to take the kids outdoors and do fun learning-based activities. For example, I take the kids to the park, read to them or with them, play fun and educational games and workbooks and arts and crafts. I do not believe that children should sit in front of the television all day. I love children and genuinely enjoy spending time with children of all ages. Children should be loved, nurtured and well taken care of. I work as a team to create easy transitions between activities and parent-child exchanges.

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    Basic Criminal

    Completed 08/24/2021. Contact the caregiver directly to see the report.

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    Motor Vehicle Records

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    First aid certification

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    CPR certification

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  • Generally available mornings and afternoons
  • Daytime care availability during summer months
  • After school care availability


  • Willing to consider either a part time or full time position
  • Seeking 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 10/1/21

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Willing to care for 2 children per sitting

$20-$30/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+)


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

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