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Brigitte L.     Age 25      Female      Vancouver, BC  - 1400 Victoria Ave
Member ID: 152828 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Nanny/Tutor 
Position Type: Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
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  About Me
Hi there :)

My name is Brigitte Langford, a 25 year-old psychology graduate, specifying in Developmental Psychology at Simon Fraser University. I am currently looking for a new nanny position in East Vancouver.

I have a niche for working with kids, as I myself love most of the activities and interests they love. I grew up being raised by nannies, so I recognize the importance of having a patient, exciting, interesting, creative, and positive person to take care of your children. I am often described as all of those things, along with "bubbly", enthusiastic, compassionate and empathetic - best known for always having a smile on my face. 
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Languages spoken:
English, English 
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  Work Experience & Education Background
5 years experience, 3 references
I have been in the field of childcare for many years now and absolutely adore it. I spend my free time doing art, observing nature, staying active, and trying to find humour wherever I can. I am conscientious of other’s emotions, empathetic, and proactive, so, looking after children has always come naturally. In Ontario, I would often look after a school-aged boy named Marshall who lived close by. I have endless fond memories of acting out pirate scenarios, helping with his homework, talking about superheroes, and discussing the importance of kindness. I am still very close with this family and always make time to visit when I go back.

During University, I began caring for twins for 10 hour days, three days per week. I found the job to be extremely fulfilling – my life purpose was to make Henry and Daisy’s childhood as good as it could possibly be. Each day consisted of dance parties, themed art projects, walks to the park, and reading at the library. After graduating, I continued working full-time until the children were old enough for school. I still babysit a few days per month and consider myself to be a part of their beautiful family.

I also have past work experience painting full-bedroom murals and freelance graphic design/illustration. I consider myself to be a highly creative person, which comes in handy when planning activities for a day of nannying. Scavenger hunts, alphabet bingo, endless craft ideas, puppet shows, obstacle courses – all of this is totally in my wheelhouse. In my spare time I am also a part-time vocalist - I adore teaching children to sing. In addition, I am a health conscious person who knows the benefits of stretching the body, staying active, and eating properly. This knowledge is crucial to share with children, as practicing it will positively impact their future well-being.

I am hoping to find a family who sees the benefit of silliness, being creative, and being open with their emotions. I believe that caregivers must set firm rules and expectations with children, but also be supportive, compassionate, loving, and patient. It would be helpful to be placed with a family who sees the importance of finding this balance. I am open to all housekeeping tasks; I find cleaning to be calming and truly love to help in any way that I can.

Thank you for taking a look at my profile,


Childcare experience within the following age groups:
2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, special needs children, twins, triplets  
Graduated High School or Equivalent, Bachelor's Degree 
St. Theresa's High School - Midland, Ontario: 2009-2012 - Student Council Vice President - Valedictorian - Legacy Award Queen's University - Kingston, ON: 2012-2013 - Bachelor of Arts - AMS Student Government Vice Principle Simon Fraser University - Burnaby, BC: 2013-2016 - Psychology Major: Developmental Specialized - Completed Study-Abroad in Glasgow, Scotland for the Fall 2015 term 
  Job Preferences
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Nanny/Tutor 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
Work Hours:
20 - 30 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   As Long as Needed
Will work with up to:
Four or more 
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:
May 01, 2016 
Desired 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
   Greeting/serving household guests
   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
   Maintain household accounts/ pay bills
   Book household travel arrangements
   Supervise contractors and tradespersons
   Supervise other household staff
   Event and entertainment planning and organization
Additional Experiences/Qualifications/Preferences:
Volunteer Experience: Musical Theatre Workshops - Kingston, ON: Oct 2012-Feb 2013 - Queen’s University AMS - Elementary School visits to multiple schools; attempting to showcase the talents of children - Conducting 1. 5 hour-long sessions on singing, acting and dance Best Buddies Program - Burnaby, BC: January 2014-Current - Simon Fraser University SFSS Club - Dedicated to enhancing our communities through one-to-one friendships between people with intellectual disabilities and students - Minimum of two hours per week