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Find child care providers in Portage, MI that you’ll love

109 child care providers are listed in Portage, MI

The average rate is $15/hr as of June 2024

The average experience for nearby child care providers is 5 years

Child care providers in Portage, MI

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Destiny V.


Portage, MI

$15-20/hr6 yrs exp

Looking For A Caring & Loving Family To Part Time/full Time Nanny For :)

Hired by 6 families in your neighborhood

I've cared for children of all ages and absolutely love it. I am currently on my way to getting my degree to become a Pediatrician and enjoy working with children. I have nannied full time, babysat, helped with homework and assisted with carpooling, pickups and after school activities. I am currently looking for a fun and loving...
Destiny can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, travel, carpooling
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

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Amanda S.


Portage, MI

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Imagination Silly Nanny

Hired by 18 families in your neighborhood

I have 18 years of experience being a nanny for children of all ages. Kids describe me as a happy-go-lucky, sweet, funny, and caring nanny/babysitter! I've worked at many preschools, day cares, and Montessori schools. My professional experience with children began at 17 years old with some college/Montessori trainings. Over the...
Amanda can also help with: Light cleaning, grocery shopping, meal prep, travel, swimming supervision, craft assistance & more
Skills:

Special Needs Care

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Amanda is active person, reliable, and trustworthy. My 2-year-old baby boy loves her and enjoyed spending time with her. She entertained my little boy for 8 hours and kept him active by going for walks with outside, dancing, and playing in the bathtub."

Abeer A.

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Devyn P.


Portage, MI

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

Part/Full-Time Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi, I'm Devyn! I'm 21 years old and currently just working, no school. My babysitting experience started back in 2012, and is still going strong! I've worked with all ages, but I have the most experience working with ages 1-5. I love building bonds with children and their parents! I'm comfortable with transportation, meal prep,...
Devyn can also help with: Travel, swimming supervision, craft assistance, meal prep, light cleaning, carpooling & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Devyn is an amazing caregiver. She is always very engaged with my children. She goes above and beyond without us asking. I couldn't be more grateful for her being apart of our team!"

Jordyn P.

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Des'taney M.


Portage, MI

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

Entertaining Sitter

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

Hi. I am a very interactive, creative, and reliable sitter. I have experience with kids of all ages from 6 months to 11 years old. I also have first-hand experience with autistic children, seeing as my nephew is on the spectrum. With me, your kids will always feel like they are on an adventure and will never have a dull moment,...
Des'taney can also help with: Light cleaning, swimming supervision, travel, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

Special Needs Care

5.0
"DesTaney was great with my girls, they had a great time and keep asking when she'll come back. She's a great communicator and is very punctual."

Maryna B.

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Nicole B.


Portage, MI

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Nicole Pinkernell

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hi there, I am Nicole and I am looking for a wonderful family to nanny for! I have been a professional nanny for 14 years. I live in Portage, and I am willing to travel up to 30 miles. I have been a nanny to families for long periods of time, temporary, over-nights, and stayed in home with children while their parents travel....
Nicole can also help with: Swimming supervision, carpooling, travel
Skills:

Early Education

First Aid

Special Needs Care

5.0
"Nicole has been an incredible asset to our family. She has been watching my daughter from the age of three months, and I have always felt confident that my baby was safe, cared for, learning, and having fun with her. Nicole picks my daughter up in the morning and...

Alexa D.

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Margaret M.


Portage, MI

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I love working with children and have experience with infants to middle school age children. I have two boys 5 and 3. 5 years old. We love to play outside, do crafts, read books and just be silly. Recently I worked for a family with two children and have worked for several families on an as needed basis. My other experience...
Margaret can also help with: Carpooling, swimming supervision, craft assistance
Skills:

First Aid

Early Education

CPR

5.0
"Margaret is wonderful! She cared for our 3.5 year old daughter. She brought her two sons and they had a wonderful day. She was attentive to all the children. She is relaxed and thorough. We appreciated her flexibility and absolute love of children. We would love to...

Marlo C.

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Morgan C.


Portage, MI

$11-16/hr6 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a dependable, hard-working, and caring individual. I have a love for children, and am passionate about working with them to help them grow and succeed. I have had many experiences babysitting, as I did that most of my middle and high school years, as well into college during any of my free time. I also worked at a daycare...
Morgan can also help with: Meal prep, light cleaning, travel, craft assistance, carpooling
5.0
"Morgan was great with my daughter, was able to help her with her virtual learning, and was able to keep her entertained, while finding fun activities for her to do, inside and out. I came home to multiple drawings from the her, and my daughter has been asking for...

Collette B.

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Melissa H.


Portage, MI

$10-50/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny / Housekeeper

I'm dedicated hard working individual, very talented with children and pets. I enjoy activities with children and being able to remain active with them as well. I don't believe in sitting a child in from of the t. v or video games. Light housekeeping, errands and meal prep are always included with the job. I have references upon...
Melissa can also help with: Swimming supervision, travel, carpooling, craft assistance
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Tanner P.


Portage, MI

$10-17/hr8 yrs exp

Part Time Babysitter, Available On Short Notice All Summer

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi I'm Tanner! I'm 25 years old and currently a graduate student at Western Michigan University working on my second master's degree in special education. My first master's degree is in Behavior Analysis and I am a BCBA. I have extensive experience working with individuals with a myriad of special needs, but most of my...
Tanner can also help with: Light cleaning, meal prep, carpooling, grocery shopping, swimming supervision, craft assistance & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Tanner is outstanding. She was instrumental to our family navigating educational and health changes that called for me to reach out for help. I wish she could have joined us when we moved out of state. Any family will be happy to have Tanner looking after house...

Jennifer N.

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Yvonne B.


Portage, MI

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Part-Time Caregiver Available

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a career nanny in search of a full-time position beginning this fall. I am a Michigan State grad with a degree in Music Education, and I taught early childhood and elementary music for three years. I've spent the last seven years as a professional nanny, and have worked with children ranging in age from newborn to 7 years...
Yvonne can also help with: Craft assistance, carpooling, swimming supervision, travel
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Yvonne enjoys taking care of small children. She is an educator at heart. Her musical and artistic talents help to create a fun learning environment for children of all ages. Singing, dancing, painting, musical instruments, crafts, etc. all come easy to her and...

Karin G.

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Valerie O.


Portage, MI

$33/hr10 yrs exp

Full Time Nanny

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I'm a 54-year-old mother of four, grown children and have 13 grandchildren. NON SMOKER and love pets! I recently became an "empty nester" and love kids! I would like to be able to stay locally and help families who need to work and go on much needed dates! I drove a school bus for 17 years (5 years with special needs), a former...
Valerie can also help with: Swimming supervision, meal prep, carpooling, craft assistance, light cleaning, travel & more
Skills:

First Aid

Special Needs Care

CPR

5.0
"Valerie helped us with infant care and was highly reliable. Once our boy was off to daycare, Valerie provided care as needed. We would recommend her and hire again."

Wes M.

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Renee P.


Portage, MI

$19-20/hr10 yrs exp

Full Time Or Part Time Nanny

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

If you are looking for quality care for your precious children then I just might be the person for your family. My name is Renee and I have been working in the field of child care for many years. I have worked in daycare and as a nanny . I have a certification in Child Day Care Management and have many other certifications in...
Renee can also help with: Craft assistance, travel, carpooling, swimming supervision, meal prep, light cleaning & more
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"I've known Renee for years. We worked together in the childcare field. Miss. P. is an exceptional worker. She is great with children. Renee has gained tremendous knowledge about children & their behavior during her years of working with different children and their...

Theresa L.

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Sandra W.


Portage, MI

$17-24/hr

Senior And Child Care

I'm a mother of 4 so I have a lot of experience with babies all the way up till adulthood children seam to attached to me so I'm willing to help out
Sandra can also help with: Craft assistance, carpooling, grocery shopping, meal prep, swimming supervision, light cleaning & more
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

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Caitlin M.


Portage, MI

$10-20/hr7 yrs exp

Child Care

I am currently employed, and specialize in managing member behavior. There, I work with ages 5-18, but have worked as a nanny, lifeguard, and at a licensed daycare.
Caitlin can also help with: Craft assistance, meal prep, travel, carpooling, swimming supervision, light cleaning & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

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Samantha A.


Portage, MI

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

I Am Looking To Provide An Extra Set Of Hands To A Family That Needs Part Time Care During The Week.

I like working with kids because their outlook on life is so refreshing! They live for the day and are a constant reminder to slow down and enjoy the moment. They are unapologetically themselves and filled with wonder! Their playfulness and positivity is therapeutic! I started babysitting around age 10. I continued working with...
Samantha can also help with: Meal prep, light cleaning

Child care centers in Portage, MI

Bullfrogs & Butterflies is a privately owned and operated child care facility dedicated to the highest quality programming and care for all children. First opened in 2004, Bullfrogs & Butterflies operated as a franchise for nine years before the owner decided to go out on their own in 2013 to...
5.0
"Having had some not so great experiences at other daycares, Bullfrogs and Butterflies was a breath of fresh air! Such commitment to sanitation and child development! Amazing and caring staff. There is a web cam in each classroom so you can peak in on your little...

Ally B


5.0
"I love being a part of the B&B Team. Having a supportive administration team to lean on when you are having an off day is wonderful. Upon returning to work from my maternity leave, I had difficulty adjusting back. My daughter started with B&B at just six weeks old....

Care member


Little Tykes Learning Center

1422 E Centre Ave, Portage, MI

The Little Tykes Learning Center provides a childcare program in Portage, Michigan. They encourage the children's holistic growth through play-based and child-centered activities. They also aim to develop the children's social skills, emotional growth, and physical coordination. The Little Tykes...

Sandy Denzel

1804 Carlsbrook Ln, Portage, MI

Sandy Denzel offers a warm and secure environment promoting the fullest possible development of the whole child. The center's goal of educating children is to provide them with a foundation of competence and confidence to function independently throughout their lives.

Teresa Crawley

2824 Rolling Hill Ave, Portage, MI

Teresa Crawley offers a warm and secure environment promoting the fullest possible development of the whole child. The center's goal of educating children is to provide them with a foundation of competence and confidence to function independently throughout their lives.

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Most recent reviews for child care providers in Portage, MI

Amanda S.

5.0

Amanda is everything I could ever ask for in a caregiver for my three boys, aged 3 and 19 months (twins). Amanda has watched all three of them for several months as an occasional daytime and date night sitter and she is amazing. She has taught our kids songs, stories, and days of the week/months of...

- Libby A.

Devyn P.

5.0

Devyn is an amazing caregiver. She is always very engaged with my children. She goes above and beyond without us asking. I couldn't be more grateful for her being apart of our team!

- Jordyn P.

Des'taney M.

5.0

We hired Destaney to watch our 10 month old for 3 weeks while our daycare was closed. She was punctual and flexible with our schedule. She was even willing to watch our baby when they were sick! My baby loved spending time with Destaney, and I was confident that they were well taken care of. I would...

- Corinne H.

Nicole B.

5.0

Nicole has been an incredible asset to our family. She has been watching my daughter from the age of three months, and I have always felt confident that my baby was safe, cared for, learning, and having fun with her. Nicole picks my daughter up in the morning and takes her to her home where they...

- Alexa D.

Margaret M.

5.0

Margaret is wonderful! She cared for our 3.5 year old daughter. She brought her two sons and they had a wonderful day. She was attentive to all the children. She is relaxed and thorough. We appreciated her flexibility and absolute love of children. We would love to hire her again!

- Marlo C.

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Average Rating4.6 / 5

Child Care Providers in Portage, MI are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 44 reviews of the 109 listed child care providers.