How much does it cost in 2021 to hire a child care provider in Washington, DC?
Hiring someone on Care.com to provide child care services will cost an average of $16.75 per hour as of October 2021. This rate may vary depending on the experience each child care provider has, how many kids you will need them to watch, the age of your children, and whether you need part-time or full-time child care.
How can I find child care help near me?
Care.com currently has 1,841 child care providers Washington, DC. You can search for caregivers by their distance from Washington and by hourly pay rate. Then you can compare their experience, specific services they offer and what age groups of kids they specialize in caring for. You can also read reviews from other families in Washington that have worked with the child care providers you're interested in.
What interview questions should I ask a child care provider?
You want to find a child care provider that will get along with your kids, but also follows many of the same parenting ideas you have. Structure your questions around how your kids behave in certain situations and what the provider thinks is the best action to take. And because there are plenty of activities to do in Washington, you should ask questions about the fun things each child care provider would do to keep your kids happy and entertained. Finally, ask each provider about their past child care experience, references from other families in Washington and if they are certified in first aid and CPR.
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