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Nanny & Babysitter in Sandy Plains Road


Janie G.     Age 66      Female      Sandy Plains Road, NY 
Member ID: 20219 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Nanny/Housekeeper 
Position Type: Live-In or Live-Out, Full Time 
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  About Me

I am divorced with a wonderful step daughter who is working on her PHD in Human Centered Design out in Seattle. I also have 2 beautiful and smart step grand daughters.

I worked in the kitchen at Spago the first 2 years it was open in Hollywood as a prep cook and kitchen manager.

I am now employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Ulster County as a nutrition educator. The grants have been cut and beginning in October 2014 my job will be part time.

I am looking for part time or full time employment.

My hobbies are photography and drawing. I enjoy time in the woods or by water.

I enjoy warm relationships with family and friends; including my ex and step family.

I enjoy children.

I do not smoke or drink.

I think my religion is personal and so is yours. I believe in respect for all people.

I purchased a house in Leeds last year. If I were hired for a live in position I would rent out that house.
I am clean and organized.

I have taken the CPR certification, but would need to renew.

I have been to massage therapy school in Pennsylvania. I had the National license; but let that expire because it is not accepted in New York State. I do massage for friends and family.

Valid Driver's License:
Has a Vehicle:
Can Swim Well:
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Comfortable with pets:
Languages spoken:
English, English 
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  Work Experience & Education Background
0 years experience, 0 references
Other than baby sitting many years ago and being a step grand mother; I do not have child care experience.

I believe in a balance of teaching children cause and effect in their actions along with helping them explore their own natural interests and instincts.

At each different age children can understand the world around them and inside them in different ways.

With my step daughter and grand daughters, I have always been open about my experiences in ways they were able to understand and tried to help them understand their own experiences and explore the world.

My step daughters are 13 and 23.

In someone else's home; my role would be to back up what the ideas are in that family.

Childcare experience within the following age groups:
Graduated High School or Equivalent, Associates Degree, CPR Training 
My CPR would need to be updated. I have 2 years at Penn State in Liberal Arts. My education has always continued by way of reading, listening and learning from the people around me. Certificate in Massage Therapy 1999 Certificate in Small Restaurant Management 1978 
  Job Preferences
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Nanny/Housekeeper 
Position Type:
Live-In or Live-Out, Full Time 
Work Hours:
30 - 40 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   greater than 2 years
   As Long as Needed
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:
September 15, 2014 
Desired Salary:
Will work with up to:
Four or more 
Will travel with the family:
Will care  Special Needs Children:
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
   Event and entertainment planning and organization
Additional Experiences/Qualifications/Preferences:
I worked for 20 years in restaurants as server, kitchen manager, cook and baker. I have worked many banquets, set up and planning at a fine resort. I am interested in working for a family as a "live in granny for hire". I would look for the" family feel" and not so much the fancy entertaining.  
Deanna Young 
Deanna is my direct supervisor at Cornell Cooperative Extension. We work closely in organizing our workload and satisfying the terms of our grants. My position as a Nutrition Educator is grant funded and one of our grants ends very soon.  
Stephanie Mahna 
Stephanie is the owner of this Adult Care facility. I worked there for one year until I was hired here at CCE. I cooked and interacted with the residents at the facility. I was professional and well liked by the residents as I went out of my way to get to know them and what they like to eat.