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Looking for full or part-time work as a nanny.

  • 15 years paid experience
  • Age 28
  • Nanny in Carbondale, CO 81623

Meet Clarissa

  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

I am a student at Bard High School Early College graduating in June and I am looking for a family in need of a summer babysitter/nanny. In my building on Upper West Side, I've been the on-call babysitter, mother's helper, tutor etc. for about 10 years now. Having a building with as many families with young children (about 4) has given me a lot of childcare experience with infants as well as toddlers and older children. I enjoy babysitting not for the reason most of my friends do, that is, because it's lucrative, but because I love being around children. When I was 7, I made friends with a family with an infant and was a (unpaid) mother's helper simply because I liked being around the baby. I became such good friends with that family that I travelled with them to many places, including California, Georgia, Florida and Cape Cod. Read more I think my talents and interests make me a well-suited babysitter. I taught last summer in Guanajauto, Mexico, and thus am adept at creating educational, art and physical activities for children of different ages. I am passionate about protecting animals: I'm a vegan and thus able to cook and prepare nutritional meals, and I have experience caring for animals because I have been a volunteer at an animal shelter for the past 2 years. Although I am a vegan, I am not opposed to feeding/preparing non-vegan foods.

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  • Willing to consider either a part time or full time position
  • Seeking Short-term (1 to 3 months), Temporary (4 to 12 months) employment
  • Open (all day, everyday)
  • Available to start on 12/16/2017
  • My availability is valid through 3/15/18

Ratings & reviews

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Nikki S.


Marie E.


Clarissa really connected with my boys, engaging with them in their interests (soccer, Mo Willems books) right off the bat. Dinner, bath and bedtime went very smoothly and she’s a pleasure to have around. Highly recommend.

Marion M.


Clarissa was great, as always. Super reliable, punctual and very comfortable with my kids. I love her. I will hire her again and I definitely recommend her.

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She is punctual, reliable & very experience!

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Daniel G.


Clarissa was available on short notice to care for our 5.5 month old son. She was responsive, prompt and easy going. We felt confident leaving our son in her care and she fulfilled our expectations.


Willing to care for 4+ children per sitting


  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

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


Environmental Studies, Studio Art

Graduated Oberlin College 2013


Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Swimming Supervision
  • Potty Training
  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • Pre-algebra
    • Earth science
    • English
    • Essay writing
    • Social studies

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