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Melissa Demase

Melissa Demase
Carolina Beach, NC

Childcare/Home Care, BA Psycholgy UNC-Chalel Hill, Experience with children 6+, Adults 3+, and my daughter, 9 years old.

I graduated high school with a GPA 4.2, attended UNC-Chapel Hill, graduating with a BA in Psychology. While working towards my degree, I volunteered at my Elementary School, Lynn Road with children who had Down’s, Autism & Cerebral Palsy. After graduation I worked as the Executive Asst. to the Branch President for a printing company and later as a paralegal fill-in for John T Orcutt in Raleigh. Worked as a CNA for 2 elderly sick people. I had my daughter and stayed home with her while my husband worked. Now I’m back on the job hunt as my daughter is mainly with her father until I have an income. Annabelle primarily stays with her father and would be no distraction to my availability.

Babysitter, Parent helper $13 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Newborns (0 - 2 months)
  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Toilet training
  • Changing diapers
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework
  • Care for special needs kids
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Corporate functions babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

Other services I can provide

  • House sitting
  • Yard work
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring
  • Elderly care

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary, Part-time, Full-time employment.

I can travel within Carolina Beach for work.

Here's my weekly availability:







I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • School holidays
  • Public holidays
  • Valentine's Day
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • 9 years experience working with children
    • I'm a parent
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
    • I carry a first aid kit
    • Water safety training
  • General credentials:
    • 42 years old
    • Police check
    • Emergency car access
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I have a 9 year old daughter that has taught me even more about childcare than only schooling, tutoring and volunteering did. I have a BA in Psycholy from UNC-Chapel Hill. I’ve worked with children who needed assistance in schoolwork and/or basic life skills, as well as looking after children when the parent/parents need assistance. My training includes raising a daughter of my own, a CNA and experience with children to earn my BA in Psychology.

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Comedy
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Swimming
  • Nature
  • Gardening
  • Cooking

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Babysitting Pay Rates NC, United States (Jul 2024)

North Carolina babysitters are paid an average of $14.44 per hour as of July 2024, which is 15.3% lower than the United States average of $17.04. A fair pay rate depends on babysitter credentials, specific job requirements, and local demand for babysitting services.
Min Avg Max
North Carolina:
$10.00 $14.44 $25.00
United States:
$2.00 $17.04 $80.00

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