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Hi my name is Quinn. I am 20 years old, born and raised in Washington DC. I graduated from Woodrow Wilson high-school class of 2018. After graduation I attended Old Dominion University up until the beginning of 2020. Don't let my age fool you. I have several years of experience in looking after kids. Technically I have been taking care of kids since I was eight, watching teachers and neighbors kids after school. Although I didn't start getting paid for it till I was 14 and in high-school. I worked for a handful of families over the years. I was also a camp counselor for 4 years. I am creative, athletic, musical and I really like kids. I more than welcome to help with Light Housework, Crafts, Grocery shopping, and School. When I'm not babysitting I work at Jenis Ice cream about 10 hours a week. Looking forward to meeting your family :)
5 yrs of exp.
Kids Make Me Laugh!
Hello! I was in Sales and the Restaurant Industry until Covid19 and then my life did a 180! I do well with children who behave and misbehave, probably because my Mother was a teacher and principal, so it's in my blood! I keep a very clean home and can do the same in yours! I love to have as much fun as possible, and a lot of times that involves being active. I love reading, singing, playing, and answering the unending questions of children!
10 yrs of exp.
Positive & Excited Sitter
Hi! I am currently in my senior year at CCPA getting my BFA in Musical Theatre Dance. I have 6 years of nanny/babysitter experience. I can help with cleaning, school, chores, and grocery shopping/other errands. I am a very upbeat and positive person with great people skills. I pride myself on organization and being passionate and kind to all!
6 yrs of exp.
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We are two moms located in Washington DC and we are in search of a nanny who likes crafts, cooking, music, sports with toddlers. We would like someone who can do some light cleaning and also periodically check in on my father who will be living with us for the next 6 months. He is sick and needs a *very* Covid-safe place to live for that time period. We have a 3-year-old who is very expressive and loves to learn! Right now he has an au pair but she will be leaving in January and we would like a nanny to begin at that time. If you will be available, please reach out. Thanks!
We need hands-on care to take care of my mother in Washington. Meal Preparation: Simple breakfast & lunch. Feeding: Carefully feeding to avoid choking. Transportation: Not needed. Bathing / Dressing: 1 Bed bath, 1 shower weekly. Light Housekeeping: Keep bath, bedroom eating areas, kitchen tidy. Medication Management: Minimal; just a few pills/day. Schedule Details: See schedule; we are flexible. Patient is totally immobile so caregiver must be experienced with wheelchairs and skills of safely transferring. Hablamos Espanol.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The primary job duties of the Job Coach. Skills Tutor include providing support and training to enable the self-advocate to gain further independent living skills with the use of the Full Life Process Skills Inventory. for Washington DC self-advocates. Terminology: * Self-Advocates - the adults with disabilities, who, as part of ILO, are looking to build a community to support independent living * Participant - Self-Advocate who is living independently (or otherwise participating) * ILO Family - Family of self-advocate living in the apartment * Community Life Coordinator - Responsible for the management of all aspects of the independent living support services offered to ILO's self-advocates, ILO Pod Communities and participating families. Supervises staff and works closely with the families to facilitate communication. * Community Builder- staff who works directly with participants to create community within the participant group and in the wider community * Life Coach - staff who provides direct one-on-one support and training to enable the self-advocate to develop and maintain daily living skills. Support and Training * The Tutor will take training to learn how to access and use the online program. * The Tutor will use input from the Full Life Process Skills Inventory to help the Self-Advocate identify personal goals and then will assign lessons from the program to help the Self-Advocate develop skills that support achievement of those goals. * The Tutor will determine mastery of lessons before assigning new ones. Administrative: * Use the online application when working with the individual to set goals, create action steps, and track progress. * Maintain files on the progress of participants. * Complete the bi-monthly report online. Complete time sheets on time. General: * Maintains a sense of professionalism and confidentially at all times. * Is proactive. Asks for assistance when needed. * Is creative, adapting lessons for the individual as needed * Maintains a sense of humor...... and sharing moments of joy with the participants, families, and other staff. Qualifications: * Experience working with people with developmental disabilities -- (PREFERRED) * Strength-based thinking- able to focus on individual's abilities and assets * Good organizational skills * Creative, open approach to the job * Willingness to work as part of a team with Life Coach, Community Builder and ILO Families * Flexible schedule * Skilled listener * Energetic and positive * Valid driver's license, vehicle in working condition, insurance to cover transporting individual * CPR and first aid qualified (PREFERRED) * Pass a background check * Proof of citizenship or right to work
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