Nanny in Chicago, IL 60622.
Looking for full or part-time work as a nanny.
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First Aid Training
First Aid Training
- Age 28
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $12-$15 per hour
My name is Paula Godoy, I am natural from Brazil. I came to the States five years ago for an exchange program (Au Pair in America). I babysit my host family's boy since they were 5 and 9 years old. I also work for some families with infants, toddlers, and kids in elementary school whose parents are in need of help for the weekend, or date night.
I am very patient and loving with kids I take care of. I love playing with them outside, or inside and I have no restriction on that matter - we gotta let kids be kids because this is the best time in life and it doesn't last long. I get along and feel really comfortable around kids of every age. I have great experience working with infants and toddlers as well. I am very easy - going, but I also like to teach kids how to be responsible with their stuff, teach them how to clean up and things of that nature.
I have taken a 3 months long CPR and First Aid course in college, and I am well prepared to deal with incidents that might happen (but let's be hopeful they don't).
I am about to graduate from college on May 2014, and I plan on continuing my studies at Roosevelt university and work on my Psychology degree.
I have work with many families and many children throughout my five years in the US, and I can happily say that I have never had a problem of an sort with any of them, neither have I been fired. I can guarantee your child/children will not only be well taken care of, but they will loved as well because that's who I am.
I don't own a car yet, but the commute to Chicago or even Oak Park would not be a problem.
Age Specific Experience
10 years of paid child care experience with:
- First year
- Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
- Preschooler (3 to 5 years)
- Grade School (6 to 11 years)
- Pre-teen/Teenagers (12 years and over)
6 to 10 years of infant care experience
- Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
- Assist with setting a routine
- Overnight care
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Conditional Experience
Availability & Job Preferences
Willing to consider working as a live in care provider
- Permanent (1 to 2 years)
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Summer Position
- Will consider either a part time or full time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 11/25/14
- Open availability on weekdays (M-F)
Skills & Abilities
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Swimming Supervision
- Potty Training
- Travel with Family
- Willing to run errands as needed
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Earth Science
- Essay Writing
- Social Studies
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