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Nanny & Babysitter in Victoria


Tess G.     Age 23      Female      Victoria, BC  - Elford Street
Member ID: 225368 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Babysitter or Mother's Helper 
Position Type: Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
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  About Me
Hi parents, a little about me is that I am a 22 year old female, living in an apartment with my older sister in the Oak Bay/Fernwood area of Victoria B. C.

I am currently looking for a job nannying, as it's been my favorite work in the past, and as I wait to begin my Early Learning and Care Certification at Camosun College (to commence in September 2021), this is the work I'd like to do. I have nannied and babysat in casual, part-time and full-time positions on and off since high-school, and will provide whomever contacts me with a detailed resume/list of all these positions and of course contact numbers to families I have worked with. I have taken care of children aged 1yr-12yrs, and up to 5 children at a time. I take this work very seriously, as varying forms of childcare are what I plan to do for the rest of my life/career. I am currently furthering my knowledge on infant care through Innate Traditions " Infant Physiology" course (offered online), and plan to continue to further my childcare knowledge in general outside of Camosun. I am very familiar and comfortable with all First Aid practices (choking, CPR, allergy treatment etc) adapted for infants and older children.

Something special about the way I nanny, is my natural ability and conscious commitment to being a stable emotional support to the children I work with. It is so important that each child feels safe and adequately cared for by their secondary/alternating caregivers. I believe these experiences with trust affect each child's ability to connect, learn and grow as they move forward in the world, so I always do my absolute best to create strong, healthy bonds with the children I work with.

As far as transportation goes, I do not have a driver's license or car, so any travelling with the kids would have to be in walk-able or buss-able distance. I grew up in Victoria bussing/biking/walking everywhere, so as long as the family does not require driving for transportation, I can quickly learn/adapt to any routes needed.

I have a recently updated my Emergency First Aid and Infant CPR certification, and have my Foodsafe also (as most jobs require meal-prep).

I love to do art with the kids I watch, as well as plenty of reading, out and indoor play and whatever else fits into their ideal day. I am also happy to help older children with homework as needed. I willingly clean, tidy and maintain the households I work in so you may come home for quality ( not clean-up ) time and will take-on any other appropriate responsibilities my employer requests.

I am also comfortable with/have lots of experience putting any age children to sleep, and will adapt to/learn from whatever routine the child/family desires if the job requires.

Bottom line, I adore working with children, and if I could help out your family by doing what truly makes me happiest, I'd be very honoured and thankful.

Availability: Monday - Friday 7am-8pm, Sat. and Sun. optional (can discuss further with family).

Starting rate: $17/hour. Desired hours: 20-40/week (adjustable through discussion of family needs/ongoing changes). 
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:
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  Work Experience & Education Background
6 years experience, 5 references
Experience: Nannying for 5+ families full-time and plenty more part-time babysitting. Have worked with children ages 1-12, (and watched up to 5 children at a time). See bio for more details. 
Childcare experience within the following age groups:
1 - 2 years, 2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, over 10 years of age, twins, triplets  
High School, Graduated High School or Equivalent, College, CPR Training, First Aid Training 
Graduated Lambrick Park Highschool in 2016 with honours, and am now in my first year at Camosun College for a Bachelor of Education Elementary Degree. 
  Job Preferences
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Babysitter or Mother's Helper 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
Work Hours:
30 - 40 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:
November 10, 2020 
Desired Salary:
$17/Hour or Negotiable salary 
Will work at night:
Willing to relocate:
Will care Special Needs Children:
Will travel with the family:
Housekeeping Duties:
   Initial preparation of family's dinner as directed
   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
Note: I do not have a car, so transportation from schools or for errands would have to be walk-able.
Additional Experiences/Qualifications/Preferences:
See Bio :) 
Nadine Morency 
I have worked for Nadine for about a year and half, fluctuating between full and part time. I still leave Friday nights open for this family, as I am very close with the children and will maintain a connection with them as long as I may/as long as the parents require my assistance. 
Christine Logan 
Babysat part-time for Christine's one daughter (Libbie). Lovely family, and Christine also happens to facilitate a Facebook group "Babysitters Club" which provides families in the area in need of help with experienced sitters of whom hold references within the group (to ensure safety for the children).