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  • 8 years paid experience
  • Nanny in Astoria, NY 11102

Meet Christina

  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

My name is Christina, I am a super fun, smiley, creative babysitter/ nanny with 8 years of paid experience in both daycares and private homes, and I have a sincere love and passion for children!! I began working afternoons at a wonderful preschool when I was in high school and only left after 3 years when I began college, at which point I was employed at a day care center closer to school. Over the course of 4 years (from 2009-2013), my responsibilities ranged from working in the infant room with children as young as 6 weeks old, to coordinating the after school program, summer camp program, cooking, and Spanish program. During this time, I also babysat for countless families throughout the center on a weekly basis, and quickly gained the reputation as the "go-to babysitter" for all of our families! I left the center in June 2013 when a Read more family from my daycare offered me a full-time summer nanny job for their two adorable girls, ages 2 and 4, and although I initially had the intention to return to the center in the fall, I absolutely fell in love with my nanny family and they offered me a year-round position until I moved to Astoria in January 2013. While the position began as a nanny, it soon evolved into a household manager/ personal assistant job, as I also ran daily household errands, supervised major home maintenance projects, and managed multiple employees in the home Upon my transition to NYC, I met a wonderful couple on the Upper East Side and was employed as the full-time nanny for their absolutely infant daughter until they moved to Connecticut in March. Soon after, I registered with a SoHo-based nanny agency, and was offered a position internally as the Nanny Placement Specialist. While I found my job quite satisfying, I have felt a void in my life, as this is the first time in almost a decade that I have not been surrounded by children. I miss becoming an extension of another family, giving parents the reassurance and peace of mind that their children are being cared for with the utmost respect and love, and creating a lifelong bond with the children while also knowing that I am an integral part of their growth and development. Because of this, I am seeking an opportunity to work with children again. I have open availability (early mornings, nights, weekends, etc.), I have a valid U.S. passport for international travel, and I am happy to start ASAP. If you think I might be a good fit for your family, please feel free to contact me!

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  • Generally available mornings, afternoons, evenings, late nights and weekends


  • Willing to consider working as a live in care provider
  • Willing to consider a full time position
  • Seeking 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 10/24/14

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Willing to care for 4+ children per sitting


  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

    • Swaddling
    • Feeding
    • Changing
    • Bathing
    • Assist with setting a routine
    • Overnight care
    • Mother's helper
    • Occasional care
  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Cognitive Disabilities
    • Physical Disabilities
    • Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
    • Social/Emotional
    • Asperger's Syndrome
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Down Syndrome
    • Sign Language


Double Major in English Literature and Child Psychology

Graduated Central Connecticut State University 2013


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
    • Social studies

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