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Michelle B.     Age 33      Female      Calgary, AB 
Member ID: 80411 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Nanny/Housekeeper 
Position Type: Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
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  About Me

I am a recent graduate from Bow Valley College with my Education Assistant Certificate. I am looking for a summer position as I hope to get on with the school board in the fall. I have completed two practicums, first in a grade one classroom and my second in an integrated Kindergarten classroom. I have a ton of experience working with school aged children as well as toddlers and new borns. I have worked with children with special needs and am very comfortable and confident in doing so.

I have been a personal nanny for about a year now, full time last summer and part time throughout my schooling. I work with a two year old girl, and 7 month old twins. We have gone on numerous outings and I have aided in growth and development through play. I believe you can turn any opportunity into a teachable moment, and that there is always a chance to learn..without even knowing they are doing so! The family I currently work for only require part time throughout the summer, so I am looking for something to fill my days.
I believe in getting right down to the childís level and playing, and experiencing new things rather than sitting in front of the TV. I play games; go for walks, read books etc. I believe in order to grow; you must engage the childís mind.
I have a valid driverís license as well as a current police check. I will be completing my first aid course before the summer is over as well.
In my spare time, I enjoy reading, baking, running and spending time with my family and friends. I have a 12 year old niece and a 7 year old nephew and another nephew on the way. I am always around children and believe they can enrich my life as much as I can enrich theirs.
Valid Driver's License:
Has a Vehicle:
Can Swim Well:
Smoking Status:
Comfortable with pets:
Languages spoken:
English, English 
My Nationality:
Police Check:
Eligible to work in Canada:
Civil Status:
Religion/Spiritual Practice:
Spiritual - Not Religious 
  Work Experience & Education Background
10 years experience, 1 references
I have been a personal nanny for a family for a 2.5 yr old girl, and 7 month old twins for about a year now. I worked full time last summer, then part time through out my schooling. During my time there, I have been responsible for the well being and happyness of the children. We go on outtings to the science centre, the zoo, the park as well as many other places. I believe in children being outside rather than in front of the TV. We are always playing in the yard, or going on walks. If we must be inside, we are reading books, playing games or puzzles. Just keeping thier minds active and engaged. I am also responsible for basic housekeeping such as dishes, laundry, sweeping and mopping the floors and general tidying. 
Childcare experience within the following age groups:
Newborn - 3 months, 3 - 12 months, 1 - 2 years, 2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, over 10 years of age, special needs children, twins, triplets  
High School, College Child Education Courses 
I am graduating in June with my Education Assistant certificate. I have completed two practicums working with school aged children. My second practicum I worked in an intgegrated kindergarten room with children with disabilites. 
  Job Preferences
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Nanny/Housekeeper 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
Work Hours:
20 - 30 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   Less than 3 months
   3 - 12 months
   Summer Position
Will work with up to:
Two children 
Childcare Duties:
   Light Housekeeping
   Running errands
   Preparing meals
   Transporting children
   Children's Laundry
   Limited/light housekeeping
   Occasional supervision of childrens friends/guests
   Ironing children's clothing as needed
   Children's baths and dressing
   Help with homework
   Adhere to special dietary rules (vegetarian, kosher, lactose intolerant, etc.)
   Packing Children's lunches
   Mending Children's clothing as required
   Planning activities for the children
Desired Start Date:
July 01, 2013 
Desired Salary:
$2000 - $2200/month 
Will work at night:
Willing to relocate:
Will care Special Needs Children:
Will travel with the family:
Housekeeping Duties:
   Keep a grocery list
   Initial preparation of family's dinner as directed
   Full meal preparation and service
   Keep the kitchen tidy during work hours
   Feed pets during work day as directed
   Walk dog and/or pet care
   Plant care (indoor)
   Family laundry
   Family sheets/towels and other linens
   Grocery shopping regularly as directed
   Dust/Vacuum entire house, minumum weekly frequency
   Sweep kitchen floor daily
   Mop Kitchen floor weekly, minumum weekly frequency
   Run/Empty dishwasher daily
   Empty kitchen trash as required
   Errands, including dry cleaning, as directed