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Ashley Anguiano

Ashley Anguiano
Forest Park, IL

Hi families!

I'm Ashley. Graduating from high school this month, I'm eager to explore opportunities as a nanny or babysitter. Certified in CPR, with my own car, and ample experience across all age groups, I cherish moments spent with children, fostering their growth through engaging, educational activities. I'm thrilled to meet new families and offer affectionate, attentive care for your little ones. I would be delighted to become part of your childcare team.

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny $20 / 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)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • 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
  • Grocery shopping
  • Running errands

Other services I can provide

  • Pet sitting (click for details)
  • Dog walking (click for details)
  • House sitting
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring
  • Elderly care

My availability

I'm looking for Part-time employment.

I can travel to surrounding suburbs/towns of Forest Park for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - -

Day

- - - - -

Arvo

- - - - -

Eve.

- -

Nite

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I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • School holidays
  • Public holidays
  • New Year's Eve
  • Valentine's Day

My credentials

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

  • 7 years experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
    • Water safety training
  • 10 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
    • Pet owner references
  • General credentials:
    • 17 years old
    • Police check
    • Drivers license
    • Emergency car access
    • I have a car
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Liability insurance
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Graduating high school this month, I can drive and have my own car, I am a certified lifeguard, certified in CPR, and soon to be a certified nursing assistant.

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Comedy
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Swimming
  • Nature
  • Cooking
  • Video
  • Design
  • Computers
  • Writing
  • Foreign languages

You can learn more about me by browsing my social accounts:

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Josemari(J.M)

Josemari(J.M)
Skokie, IL

Hi Everyone my name is Josemari but I preferred to be called JM or Mr.JM . I have been working with different age groups for 3 years. I worked at the Skokie park District as a camp counselor and program leader , that was a fun experience working with K - 5th grade kids . I now work as an assistant teacher at the Bareberuex School of Evanston, mainly assisting the junior-K teachers with activities in the afternoon two days a week . I am also in my 2nd year of community college finishing up my early childhood certificate. In my free time I like to walk around my local park and host different events in pokemon go for my local community. Lastly I have my CPR and first aid completed

Babysitter $22 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Up to 3 children at once

Other services I can provide

My availability

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

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Skokie for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - - - -

Day

- - - - - - -

Arvo

- -

Eve.

- - - - - - -

Nite

- - - - - - -

I'm available for:

  • School holidays
  • New Year's Eve
  • Valentine's Day

My credentials

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

  • 3 years experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • Bachelor of early childhood education (currently studying)
    • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
  • General credentials:
    • 20 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Fitness

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Arielle Crawford

Arielle Crawford
Chicago Ridge, IL

Hello there! My name is Arielle, and I'm a passionate babysitter for ages 1-12. I am actively seeking a part-time, nannying position in the area. With a warm and nurturing personality, I pride myself on creating a safe and engaging environment in my care. In terms of availability, I am looking for a part-time schedule that aligns with the needs of a loving family. My rate is $15.0 per hour, and I am open to discussing any additional responsibilities or expectations that you may have for the role

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Up to 2 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Changing diapers
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing

Other services I can provide

  • Tutoring

My availability

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

I can travel to surrounding suburbs/towns of Chicago Ridge for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - -

Day

- - - -

Arvo

- - - - - - -

Eve.

- - - - - - -

Nite

- - - - - - -

My credentials

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

  • 5 months experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
  • General credentials:
    • 18 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I have Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Welcoming every child and mandated reporter. I also have Childhood development, health and safety basics. I am CPR , first aid and AED certification. I am also a high senior that is about to be a college freshman. I have my ECE level 1 credential.

My skills and interests:

  • Dance
  • Comedy
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Cooking
  • Design
  • Computers

Contact Arielle For Free

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Monica Taylor
Villa Park, IL

Hi my name is Monica!

i would be a perfect fit as a babysitter because my experience at the daycare i work with kids of all ages. i am kind, supportive , and very intelligent and i can ensure you and your children feel comfortable and happy. i genuinely care about kids well-being. i know i can ensure you i can be a great baby sitter.if your interested please don’t hesitate to contact me

Babysitter, Nanny $18 / 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)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Changing diapers
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing
  • Grocery shopping
  • Running errands

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting

Other services I can provide

  • Cleaning

My availability

I'm looking for Full-time employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Villa Park for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- -

Day

- -

Arvo

- -

Eve.

- -

Nite

- - - - - - -

I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • School holidays
  • Public holidays
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family
  • Live-in with the family

My credentials

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

  • General credentials:
    • 18 years old
    • Drivers license
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

i have worked at a daycare for about 5 years. i also have many skills with working with twins. i am a highschool graduate and i am 18 years old

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Comedy
  • Drawing/painting

Contact Monica For Free

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Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

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Maritza Saenz
Forest Park, IL

Babysitter $20 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)
  • Up to 2 children at once

Other services I can provide

My availability

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

I can travel within Forest Park for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

Day

- - - - - - -

Arvo

- - - - - - -

Eve.

- - - - - - -

Nite

- - - - - - -

I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • School holidays
  • Public holidays

My credentials

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

  • 5 years experience working with children
  • 5 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 16 years old
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I’m currently in high school about to graduate in a year, I have experience watching kids like family members or friends, I have 3 pit bull dogs, a turtle and a cat so I do have experience with pets as well

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Cooking

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Sydney Kutey
Oak Park, IL

Babysitter, Parent helper

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)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Oak Park for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Contact Sydney For Free

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Luis Nieves
Maywood, IL

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Maywood for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

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Leonor Ayala
Oak Park, IL

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Up to 2 children at once

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Oak Park for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Contact Leonor For Free

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Stefani Gonzalez
Riverside, IL

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)
  • Up to 3 children at once

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to surrounding suburbs/towns of Riverside for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Contact Stefani For Free

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Shavara Fayella Cobbins
Evanston, IL

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Up to 1 child at once

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Evanston for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

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Babysitting Pay Rates Chicago, IL, United States (Jun 2024)

Chicago babysitters are paid an average of $19.00 per hour as of June 2024, which is 8% lower than the Illinois average of $20.65, and 10.4% higher than the United States average of $17.21. A fair pay rate depends on babysitter credentials, specific job requirements, and local demand for babysitting services.
Min Avg Max
Chicago:
$15.00 $19.00 $25.00
Illinois:
$15.00 $20.65 $40.00
United States:
$5.00 $17.21 $80.00

Rates are calculated daily from our live member data.
Prices shown in United States dollars (USD)


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Why hire a babysitter

In this section we look at what services babysitters typically provide, how they're different to other carers, and the many benefits your family can enjoy when hiring a babysitter.

When to hire a babysitter

Every family is different and so are the requirements for hiring a babysitter. In this section, we explore the many factors that can influence when, and how often, you choose to hire a babysitter so you can have a better idea of what may be best for your family.

How to find a good babysitter

Often the biggest challenge with hiring a babysitter is finding good candidates, to begin with. In this section, we reveal many secrets that you can use to attract the best local babysitters, we also explore alternatives to hiring babysitters that you may not have considered.

What makes a good babysitter

Finding a good babysitter is not an easy task, in this section, we highlight various qualities to look out for while you're gathering candidates for your open position. We also cover less commonly considered candidates such as male babysitters and answer commonly asked questions that parents have about them.

Babysitter interview tips

How you conduct your interview process is critical to identifying the most appropriate babysitter for your family. In this section, we run through a recommended babysitting interview format and provide tips and tricks that you can use to learn the most about your candidates. We also offer a huge list of good interview questions and how best to utilize them depending on your unique circumstances.

Babysitter pay

One of the most common questions parents have about babysitting is how much they should pay their sitter. In this section, we look at the many factors that influence babysitter pay including your geographic location, age and experience of the sitter, age and number of children, and specific job requirements.

How to vet babysitting candidates

Once you have a shortlist of the best babysitters you can find, the next step is to vet them further to make sure they are who they say they are and the skills and qualifications they claim to have are valid. Follow our guides on checking babysitter references and running background checks.

Babysitting job expectations

Babysitting jobs come with a lot of expectations from both sides, in this section we look at the common things that babysitters and parents anticipate and how good communication is critical to maintaining a good working relationship where everyone knows what is expected of them.

Special occasions

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Babysitting difficulties

Babysitting is not always easy for sitters or parents but it should always be safe. In this section, we reveal some key warning signs that you should be looking out for to ensure that your kids are safe and being lovingly looked after whenever you're away. We also discuss the things you can, and cannot do if you suspect something may be wrong.

Babysitting admin and tax

Hiring a babysitter comes with extra responsibilities and duties because you are an employer. In this section, we discuss the various admin tasks that may be asked of you such as writing babysitting references for past employees and we also cover how this can affect your tax.