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Looking for work as a babysitter.

  • 6 years paid experience
  • Babysitter in Brooklyn, NY 11203

Meet Gretchen

  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Comfortable with pets

Hi there! Let me start off by saying that I love children and the joy they bring into the world. I am a responsible and trustworthy nanny/babysitter with many years of experience who loves to explore the world through your child's eyes. I actively cultivate a happy, healthy relationship with the children I babysit for. It is of utmost importance to me as a caretaker to make sure that the little ones have fun, use their imaginations, expel energy (so that when Mom and Dad come home, they'll have had a full day of playing!), and are always safe and taken care of. I have been a nanny/babysitter for children of all ages, from newborns to 11 year olds and also have experience working with children with autism and aspergers. I am also fluent in American Sign Language. I've lived in NYC for five years and have babysat steadily for Read more three of those years. Before moving here, I babysat for families in Chicago and St. Louis. For over a year, I was a regular nanny to two adorable boys and also babysit frequently for families whose children love spending time with me. I'd love to meet you and your family! Thank you, Lindsay

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

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Willing to care for 3 children per sitting

$15-$20/hr for the first child, $5 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)
  • Special needs expand

    • Physical Disabilities
    • Social/Emotional
    • Asperger's Syndrome
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Hearing Loss
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Assistance With Transportation
    • Bathing
    • Dressing Assistance
    • Feeding Assistance
    • Grooming and Hygiene
    • Positive Behavioral Support
    • Recreational Music or Art Therapy
    • Sign Language
    • Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)


Theatre Major, American Sign Language Minor

Graduated Columbia College Chicago 2008


Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Crafts
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • English
    • Essay writing
    • Social studies
    • Sign Language

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