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Nanny

May - August 2018 • Stanwood, WA

What I liked

i love being around children and getting to bond with the different children.

What I wish was different

I wish my schedule wouldve been more concrete and not so up in the air.

Advice

I would highly advise to get to know the parents before hand and understand how they raise and discipline their child and what they expect from them.
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Baby sit

April - August 2018 • Rochester, NY

What I liked

I got to hangout with the kids and we played outside a lot.

What I wish was different

I wish I had taken them to more places.

Advice

Be patient.
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Nanny

June - August 2018 • Ridge, MD

What I liked

I like working with kids

What I wish was different

I made less than minimum wage so I wish I had been paid at least minimum wage

Advice

Set your price
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Caregiver

June - August 2018 • Seattle, WA

What I liked

I enjoyed having a flexible schedule.

What I wish was different

I wish that I could have had more hours.

Advice

Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there and go for a position.
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Nanny

June - August 2018 • Denver, CO

What I liked

I loved my schedule and my hourly pay. I also loved the girls I nannied and the variety of activities we did every day.

What I wish was different

I wish I could’ve worked more hours

Advice

Always meet the family first to make sure you’ll like them
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Nanny

January 2016 • Omaha, NE

What I liked

I loved the kids!

What I wish was different

Hours!

Advice

Be ready to be outside all day... often
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Nanny

September 2013 • Malvern, PA

What I liked

I liked working with a family. It made it super easy to relate with my boss.

What I wish was different

I wish I worked more hours.

Advice

With this experience it is important to make sure the parents and the kids are happy. You have to please both in order to have a good relationship with them.
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Nanny

June - August 2018 • Eau Claire, WI

What I liked

Getting to spend my summer working with kids.

What I wish was different

More hours/higher rate of pay.

Advice

Make sure to find activities for kids otherwise they'll attack you.
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Nanny

June - August 2018 • Kaysville, UT

What I liked

I love watching the kids, very easy scheduling, and time off for vacations.

What I wish was different

A little more money would be nice

Advice

If working with kids be prepared for some tiring work
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Certified Nurse Aide

May - August 2018 • Houston, TX

What I liked

the experience working with the geriatric population

What I wish was different

Nothing, I really had an awesome experience.

Advice

Work hard and be proud of your work
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Nanny

May - August 2018 • St. Louis, MO

What I liked

Working with children, hours, pay, opportunities

What I wish was different

More internship experience

Advice

children can be difficult to work with, but it is rewarding
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Nanny

May - August 2018 • Worthington, PA

What I liked

Hanging out with the kids all day

What I wish was different

none

Advice

Highly recommend positions like this
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Reading Tutor

May - July 2018 • Mandeville, LA

What I liked

The child that I was teaching was so sweet and such fun to be around. It created a great work environment.

What I wish was different

I wish I could have stayed for longer but the child no longer required my services.

Advice

Patience is key when dealing with children.
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Garder

May - September 2018 • Orono, MN

What I liked

being outside and working with fun people in the gardens

What I wish was different

nothing. It was a great experience.

Advice

work hard.
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Nanny

May - September 2018 • West Fargo, ND

What I liked

Fun job, good hours.

What I wish was different

Advice

Always make sure you know what you are getting paid and how often before committing to the job.
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DRIVER

July - August 2018 • Newport Beach, CA

What I liked

They provided me with gourmet food, treated me like family, and I went to really cool places like a dance convention and disneyland with a twist. They had a tour guide so we did not have to wait in line.

What I wish was different

That I came home to my family for at least the weekend. It was a live in for a month and I really missed them. I wish I also spoke arabic which made communication a lot more interesting than it was.

Advice

Be patient in everything that you do. Be observant and you will find similarities between cultures and be amazed how similar we all really are.
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Nanny

April - September 2018 • Portage, MI

What I liked

The family was incredible

What I wish was different

Longer summer

Advice

Go out of your comfort zone
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Nannying

May 2018 • Terre Haute, IN

What I liked

I loved connecting with the kids and developing close relationships with the family!

What I wish was different

Nothing! It was great! We swam everyday and had the opportunity to do fun activities all the time. This job was what I made of it.

Advice

You have to be patient and forgiving when it comes to working with children. Additionally, bribery is the best way to get children to do things (1 yay stick for doing something good=fun treat at the end of the week)
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Nanny

June 2016 • Tulsa, OK

What I liked

I loved working with kids

What I wish was different

Nothing, I love my job

Advice

Use your summer job to try out small sections of what you want to have a career in. I want to work with kids and being a nanny gives me a chance to see if it’s a good fit for me while also allowing me to receive a pay check.
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