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Looking for work as a babysitter or nanny

  • 4 years paid experience
  • Age 32
  • Nanny in Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Meet Matthew

  • Speaks English
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

Coming from a large family, number 6 out of 8, I have been surrounded by children my entire life. When I was 14 years old, my eldest sister had her first baby girl and in response, I took new born child care and CPR classes and moved in with her to help her in the first 6 months of raising her daughter. Though I have not forged a career or currently work in child care, I have babysat and nannied throughout my life. Now with 16 nieces and nephews, I have had countless experiences caring for my sibling's children, as well as others, from new borns through the teenage years. I am currently a full time student at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz pursuing a Chemical Engineering degree. I am hoping to find work over the summer, ideally June 3rd through the end of August, until the Fall Semester begins. Read more I am an active person and love being outdoors. I also work with clay as an artistic medium, though I am appreciative of all arts and would love teaching or going through the learning process with kids, whether in the sciences, music, painting, nature, clay work, dance, etc. I would be happy to provide references to all of my sisters and any others I have babysat/nannied for. In being completely forthright, you will notice a speeding infraction on my driving record. If you look, you will see I was driving through Wyoming over 2 years ago when I received the infraction. I hope to convey to you that I am not a speeder, except in the middle of nowhere in Wyoming, nor a reckless driver, but unfortunately this blemish is there. Throughout my lifetime driving I have been in 1 accident, of which I was not at fault. I hope the honestly in these cases is valued. Please feel free to reach out with any questions, concerns, if interested in learning more about me, or if interested in meeting in person to get a better gauge of my personality and character.

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  • Generally available mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends


  • Willing to consider a part time position
  • Seeking Summer Position, Temporary (4 to 12 months) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 7/21/19

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Willing to care for 3 children per sitting

$20-$25/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
  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)


Chemical Engineering

Currently attending Cabrillo College


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

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