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Dana C. Nanny in Alexandria, VA 22305.

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

  • First Aid Training

    First Aid Training

  • CPR Training

    CPR Training

Alexandria, VA

  • Age 37
  • 6 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Preferred Rate $20-$25 per hour

Dana’s Bio

Hi & thank you for viewing my profile!
I feel I am the ideal candidate to be your family's loving, and committed nanny. I have extensive experience (over 16 years) working with children ages newborn to 15 years. I believe that I stand out among other nannies for my high energy, nurturing, and hands-on approach to childcare.
Baltimore native, and now in Alexandria for 6+ years, I've been fortunate to have "nannied" for 5 great families in VA. I now seek a 5 day per week, full time position, as my previous family had their kids in school full time now. I was able to bring my sweet, easygoing 8 month old son with me, & he became a part of the family! I occasionally work as a Zumba dance instructor for parties, and I've worked as a dancer/party motivator at Bar Mitzvahs (for 11+ years.)
I also proudly created a birthday party business for ages 2-6 in which I provide all of the entertainment including games, arts & crafts, music, face painting & more.
When I moved to VA, I left my position as an Award-Winning Director/Lead Teacher of a My Gym Children's Fitness Center. With 5+ years at My Gym, I worked with babies and children in an encouraging environment, teaching physical as well as social development skills. Previous to My Gym, I have been an Elementary Ed. Substitute teacher as well as a camp counselor to kids ages 10-15.
I have a passion to help children develop high self esteem & realization of their highest potential. I believe that every child has unique skills & talents to offer, & when properly fostered, they can utilize these gifts as they grow.
I also feel discipline is essential in a child's development. I don't use negative verbiage or harsh language, but I understand children crave boundaries and order. I am a firm believer that children grow up to be happy & thriving adults when they are loved & nurtured through proper discipline as well as acknowledgement.
I am a huge advocate of play, creativity, & being silly, & love incorporating those elements in learning & development. As your nanny, (& a positive example to my son,) I promise to treat your kids like family, and to adhere to the values & rules that you abide by in your home; while caring for your children in a safe & nurturing environment.
I look forward to learning about your family and how I can be a contribution in your home!


Age Specific Experience

6 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

Infant Care:

  • Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
  • Assist with setting a routine

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

Has a child who needs to accompany care provider on the job

  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)

Job Duration

  • Will consider either a part time or full time position
  • Start date is flexible


My availability is valid through 2/1/17

  • Weekday Early Morning (Before School)
  • Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
  • Weekday Afternoons (After School)
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends Evenings

Skills & Abilities

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Homework Help:

  • Finishing homework
  • Checking answers
  • Studying for a test
  • Proofreading
  • Spanish

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


Lori R. is a reference for Dana C. Relationship: Former Employer
Amy F. is a reference for Dana C. Relationship: Former Employer
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Dana C.
Dana C.
Alexandria, VA 22305

of age


years experience

Preferred Rate $20-$25 per hour

  • First Aid Training

  • CPR Training

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