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Melissa V.|Philadelphia, PA

$20-35/hr 10 yrs exp 36 yrs old

Child Care

Avg response < 7 hrs
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I went to school for fine arts and was a professional chef for 7 years and love kids! I have always casually babysat children since I was a teenager, but didn't start professionally working as a nanny until 2010. Prior to moving to the city I also trained to be a Doula and have attended 4 births. My experience ranges from infant to 10-year-olds but I have the most experience with infants. I have lived with 2 families that had an infant/13-month-old at the time. My nanny style is that I like to cultivate a dual respect between myself and the child, which I feel is extremely important. I pride myself in my patience. I believe this is why I get along with children so well. Without ego, I am usually liked by all children. I am very upfront and also expect good communication between myself and the parent. My qualifications are perfect for busy parents that would like to spend more quality time with the family, and not be burdened with "life stuff" like cooking, cleaning, and running errands
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Reviewed by Talia D. 5/5 stars
Mel worked with our family from the time our daughter was six months old until she went to preschool. I have nothing but positive things to say about our experience. Mel is a real professional. During our time working with her, she was completely dependable: she was always on time (so important for our work schedules) and always let us know in advance when she needed time off. She respected our wishes in terms of our feeding/nursing practices, introducing solid foods, etc. and even helped by making baby food for our daughter. Most importantly, Mel really understands kids, how to take care of them, recognize their needs, and connect and talk with them. My daughter loved her and it was never an issue for us to leave the house when Mel was around! We didn't have family nearby, and Mel was one of the only other adults my daughter spent quality time with during this young time. I had total trust that my daughter was in great hands, and I have no reservations fully recommending Mel.
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FAQs for finding an errand runner in Philadelphia

How much does it cost to hire an errand runner in Philadelphia, PA?
Hiring an errand runner in Philadelphia, PA on Care.com will cost an average of $14.75 per hour as of October 2020. This rate may vary depending on the experience each provider has, how often you will need the person to run errands for you and the types of tasks you need them to take care of.
How can I find a good errand runner in Philadelphia, PA?
Start your search by filtering errand runners by distance from Philadelphia, PA. There are currently 108 errand runners in Philadelphia. If you'd like to increase the number of candidates, you can expand the area of your search around the city. From there, compare candidates by hourly rate, experience, and the specific errand services they provide. Be sure to check reviews from other families in Philadelphia who have previously hired any of the providers that you are interested in.
What services will an errand runner provide?
Errand runners can usually help you with anything that you need either at your house or going to places around Philadelphia. A few examples would be taking your laundry to the dry cleaning, shopping for groceries, helping you pack for a move, organizing your storage, driving your kids to and from activities around Philadelphia, etc. Errand runners are pretty flexible when it comes to helping you, with even the most random things.