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Last Visit May 07, 2013 
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  I am available during the following hours: Monday: 12:45pm onwards Tuesday: 9am onwards Wednesday: 12:45pm onwards Thursday: 12:45pm onwards Friday: all day except for the hours of 12pm-3pm Holidays: always available *My availability is based on my studies as well as my other job at the Boys and Girls Club.*  
Nanny & Babysitter in Victoria


Sacha R.     Age 21      Female      Victoria, BC  - Esquimalt Rd.
Member ID: 88717 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper 
Position Type: Live-Out, Full Time 
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  About Me
Hi there!

I am an out-going, energetic, and hard-working student enrolled in the University of Victoria's Child and Youth Care (CYC) program. I love working with children, and am hoping to pursue a career as a youth and family counsellor in psychiatric hospitals, as well as residential homes, once I obtain my Master's in CYC.

I was raised in a single-parent household with one younger brother, whom I consistently provided care for while my mother was working full-time in order to support us. We grew up in the small ski resort town of Whistler, BC, where I enjoyed partaking in such outdoor recreation activities as cross-country and downhill skiing, bike riding, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, and camping. In addition to enjoying spending time outdoors, I also love to read, write, do arts and crafts, dance, travel, cook/bake, and explore the beautiful city of Victoria!

Since arriving on Vancouver Island in 2011, I have become actively involved in the community, and I am currently a weekly volunteer at the "Boys & Girls Club" care-home parenting program. This position requires that I provide care, entertainment, and supervision for the babies and toddlers in the program, while their mothers attend group therapy sessions. This experience, along with approximately ten years of baby-sitting and my university level CYC education/training, has allowed me to become an excellent child-care provider. Parents are provided with care for their children, while the young ones have an enjoyable, interactive experience full of activities, entertainment, and growth!

I can't wait to meet you and your family!
Valid Driver's License:
Has a Vehicle:
Can Swim Well:
Smoking Status:
Comfortable with pets:
Languages spoken:
English, English, *basic French and Spanish* 
My Nationality:
Police Check:
Eligible to work in Canada:
Civil Status:
Religion/Spiritual Practice:
No Religion 
  Work Experience & Education Background
9 years experience, 5 references
*complete resume and reference letters available upon request*

Full-time nanny for the Van Leeuwen family, Victoria, B.C. - 2012/2013
◆ Providing care for an infant under one years of age.
◆ Feeding, bathing, changing diapers, maintaining a routine, light house-keeping, laundry, providing
entertainment, and fostering learning and development.

Child-minder, Boys and Girls Club Services Care Home Parenting Program, Victoria, B.C. - 2012/2013
◆ Supervising, and providing care for, infants and toddlers during program hours.
◆ Observing, and participating in, group therapy sessions and educational presentations with the
clients and professionals.

Community Leader, University of Victoria Residence Life and Education, Victoria, B.C. - 2012/2013
◆ Act as the primary resource for students living in residence.
◆ Peer helping, conflict mediation and resolution, crisis intervention, event planning, enforcing of
community standards, and administrative tasks.

Extensive baby-sitting experience with children of all ages
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  
Graduated High School or Equivalent, College, CPR Training, First Aid Training, College Child Education Courses, Red Cross certified baby-sitter, Food Safe level 1 certificate, Positive Space Network registered resource person, completed Pursuit of Excellence course, Project Respect participant 
I am currently a student in the University of Victoria's faculty of Human and Social Development 's School of Child and Youth Care (SCYC). I am entering my third year of studies in September, with hopes of eventually obtaining my Master's degree and pursuing a career as a youth and family counsellor in psychiatric hospitals and/or residential homes. 
  Job Preferences
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Full Time 
Work Hours:
40 - 50 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   Summer Position
Will work with up to:
Three children 
Childcare Duties:
   Light Housekeeping
   Running errands
   Preparing meals
   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:
May 01, 2013 
Desired Salary:
$14/Hour or Negotiable salary 
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
   Plant care (indoor)
   Family laundry
   Family sheets/towels and other linens
   Grocery shopping regularly as directed
   Run/Empty dishwasher daily
   Empty kitchen trash as required
   Errands, including dry cleaning, as directed
Shannon Hepburn 
Current employer / supervisor at the "Boys & Girls Club" care-home parenting program. *Reference letter provided upon request.* 
Kelli Van Leeuwen 
I was employed by the Van Leeuwen family as a full-time nanny for their infant son through the months of May 2012 - September 2012. In addition, I continue to take care of their son on an occasional basis. *Reference letter provided upon request.*