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Find nannies in Santa Cruz, CA that you’ll love

136 nannies are listed in Santa Cruz, CA

The average rate is $23/hr as of July 2024

The average experience for nearby nannies is 6 years

Nannies in Santa Cruz, CA

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Candice Y.


Santa Cruz, CA

$27-35/hr10 yrs exp

Full Time Nanny

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I have been a nanny for 17 yrs, having cared for 1 child to 5 children at a time. I studied and worked as a postpartum doula and have done overnights with newborns, taken workshops and classes in child/infant care. My passion is helping moms, the hardest and most important job in the world, as well as the family as a whole. I...
Candice can also help with: Light cleaning, craft assistance, carpooling
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Trustline Certified

5.0
"Candice took care of my son 3 days a week for several weeks. He is a toddler and she is really great with that age. She is very positive, fun, creative, reliable, and laughs a lot. I felt completely comfortable leaving my son with her while I went to work. She is...

Allison B.

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Melissa Z.


Santa Cruz, CA

$28-35/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Infant And Toddler Nanny And Mom

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I have been working as a nanny for over 18 years but my experience in childcare started many years before, first as a babysitter in the evenings, over summer break, and on weekends, then later as a full time nanny. My skills as a multi-tasker and self starter include organizing, tidying, food preparation, cooking, and childcare...
Melissa can also help with: Travel, craft assistance, meal prep, swimming supervision, carpooling, light cleaning & more
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Early Education

5.0
"Melissa works for our family part-time. She is an incredible member of our team and has over 10 years of nanny experience. She has never been late and has tons of advice and tips for first-time moms. I'd give her 6 stars if it was an option."

Liz F.

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Emma W.


Santa Cruz, CA

$10-15/hr8 yrs exp

Experienced And Compassionate Nanny

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi, I'm Emma! I have been working with children of all ages for the last 8 years as a Recess Coach at Westlake, a Registered Behavior Technician, a camp counselor, a tutor and as a babysitter/ nanny. I work to provide kids a safe and accepting environment filled with play, kindness and empathy for their experience. I also have...
Emma can also help with: Meal prep, craft assistance, grocery shopping, light cleaning
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Special Needs Care

5.0
"I would refer Emma to anyone searching for a babysitter. They are patient, sweet, and have a knack for keeping kids entertained. I feel safe knowing that they have many years of childcare experience and are capable of handling emergencies. It's an absolute pleasure...

Giuliana B.

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Kelly S.


Santa Cruz, CA

$28-46/hr10 yrs exp

Ambitious Nanny And Mother's Helper

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I am an ambitious nanny that is patient, goofy, creative, and nurturing! I love playing, drawing, making music, teaching, taking pictures, cooking, and going out on educational field trips. I am respectful of parenting styles and safety conscious. I like to put energy into planning activities, encouraging learning, and creative...
Kelly can also help with: Travel, swimming supervision, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

Early Education

First Aid

5.0
"Amazing, kind, structured, creative, caring, passionate, inspiring. Wonderful role model, nanny and educator. Creative and healthy chef. My kids and our friends' kids adore her. She has become a part of our family. I give her my highest recommendation....

Rema H.

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Elizabeth C.


Santa Cruz, CA

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Part-Time Nanny With Flexible Schedule

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I look at myself as a natural caregiver. My experience over the years has varied in ages and consistency and I am hoping to find an opening where I become a regular and dedicated part of a family's routine and/or help out on date nights. I currently do art therapy with kids at an elementary school and watch a5-year-old boy on...
Elizabeth can also help with: Meal prep, craft assistance, swimming supervision
5.0
"Liz is an amazing person. My 11 month old daughter loved being taken care of by her for 7 months. It was obvious that Liz loved my daughter as her own, and my daughter loved her as well."

Ashley R.

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Rebeca E.


Santa Cruz, CA

$25-35/hr7 yrs exp

Full-time Nanny

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hey parents! I'm Rebeca, a 27-year-old college graduate from Sacramento State with a degree in Psychology and Sociology. With 7 years of experience, I've nannied for children ranging from 3 months to 14 years old and have established long-term relationships with multiple families. I'm currently immersed in the Arts, working for...
Rebeca can also help with: Swimming supervision, carpooling, meal prep, craft assistance, light cleaning
5.0
"Rebeca has been such a wonderful nanny to our baby girl. She started working for us when our daughter was 4 months old and she has been a patient and loving caregiver. She has dealt with all of the major milestones and challenges of infancy and always works to make...

Kate B.

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Kaylee D.


Santa Cruz, CA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Fun Sitter And Nanny With 10+ Years Experience!

Hi there! I'm Kaylee. I am a former NYC (and surrounding areas) nanny and babysitter with 12+ years of experience. I moved to the west coast 3 years ago (time flies!) and have been babysitting in my spare time. I am reliable, patient, fun and easy to communicate with. With me, your children will have an energetic and playful...
Kaylee can also help with: Carpooling, light cleaning, meal prep, swimming supervision, grocery shopping, craft assistance & more
Skills:

CPR

5.0
"Kaylee is a natural with little ones. She is patient, kind and loves coming up with creative and entertaining games with children. She cared for our daughter (age 1 when she started) up to age 2. She was her full time Nanny, supporting with naps; diaper changes and...

Natalie Y.

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Carolyn M.


Santa Cruz, CA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced and Mature Loving Nanny

Hired by 9 families in your neighborhood

I'm very active (lots of walks, gym, and dancing), trustworthy, caring, patient, loving, punctual, dependable, compassionate, happy, easy going, nurturing, mindful, attentive, hands-on, present, have a positive attitude, upbeat and a good sense of humor, energetic, fun and a very reliable nanny. I will focus on the healthy...
Carolyn can also help with: Light cleaning
Skills:

First Aid

Trustline Certified

CPR

5.0
"Carolyn was great with two young kids who were not used to being away from their parents. She put them at ease right away and the kids said they had a great time with her!"

Matt P.

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Ryuun C.


Santa Cruz, CA

$28/hr10 yrs exp

Rockstar Nanny

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have been working with children for 25 plus years, in schools, facilities and privately. My last 10 years have been specialized in newborn to preschool. This age group is such a magical age, and I love exploring it with them! I am adapt in developmental stages/leaps. I love teaching children about the outdoors, music...
Ryuun can also help with: Swimming supervision, light cleaning, meal prep
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Special Needs Care

5.0
"We hired Ryuun part time while our full-time nanny was out on medical leave and she was WONDERFUL! She got up to speed quickly and helped make an otherwise stressful situation much less so. She was a delightfully calming presence and got along very well with our...

Ashley P.

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Sydney W.


Santa Cruz, CA

$25-30/hr7 yrs exp

Full Time Nanny/or Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hello my name is Sydney. I am a 26-year-old female, who has a deep passion for kids and creating. I am a 500 Hour advanced Yoga Instructor and surf instructor. I worked at the YMCA care center for two summers, where I was a lifeguard and swim instructor for kids of all ages. I am CPR and First Aid certified. I love arts and...
Sydney can also help with: Craft assistance, carpooling, meal prep, light cleaning, swimming supervision, travel & more
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Sydney was very good with my then 6 month old son. She always found ways to interact and play with him and he was very fond of her. She took any direction well and kept him on his schedule . She always arrived on time and was flexible with my changing needs. She...

Traci M.

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Julianne R.


Santa Cruz, CA

$20/hr6 yrs exp

Babysitter And Part-time Nanny Available!

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hello parents! My name is Julianne and I going into my fourth year at UC Santa Cruz. I'm studying Psychology here, and hoping to pursue a focus in child development. I would like to eventually get into social work with women and children, so if anyone is willing to share some advice or personal experiences, I would love to hear....
Julianne can also help with: Meal prep, craft assistance, travel, swimming supervision, light cleaning
Skills:

Special Needs Care

First Aid

5.0
"Julianne is amazing! We are both certified teachers, and would invite Julianne into our home any time, any day. My daughters want to invite her to Christmas, Hanukkah, on vacation, and to school. Julianne is gentle in her manner but also not afraid to be firm. She...

Polly S.

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Henry C.


Santa Cruz, CA

$50/hr10 yrs exp

Attentive And Joyful 'Nanny'!

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

*** Please note: my rate is $50/hour. Thank you! *** My name is Henry, and I have been working with kids my entire life. As the eldest of three boys, I cared for my brothers from a young age. I have spent 12 years as a counselor leading campers aged 8-17, and I have worked with kids as young as 4 in an after-school program. I...
Henry can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, carpooling, meal prep, travel, light cleaning & more
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Henry was such a great find! He helped us tackle a bunch of yard projects and helped completely reorganize our garage. He washed our windows and helped me take a bunch of stuff to the dump. He's super friendly, and I find him to be a wonderful value too! Thanks...

Zachary S.

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Ana-maria O.


Santa Cruz, CA

$20-25/hr7 yrs exp

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I am 21-years old and just got back from studying in the Netherlands. I'm waiting to do another program later this year and am looking to nanny in-between! In 2021, while waiting for school to begin, I had the amazing chance to nanny for an adorable 6-month-old. I took care of her for 6 months and cooked and cleaned for the...
Ana-maria can also help with: Light cleaning, carpooling, swimming supervision, craft assistance, travel, meal prep & more
Skills:

CPR

5.0
"Ana is the best! She mature beyond her years and is such a delight to have around the house. She cared for our baby from 7mo to 12mo through some pretty tough stages. Ana is a great cook, super organized, and always enthusiastic to help."

Alice F.

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Abrianna G.


Santa Cruz, CA

$22/hr2 yrs exp

My experience as a nanny consists of ages 9 months to 10 years old. I have over 3 years of experience as a babysitter and nanny. I love to work with children and establish a trusting relationship with them over time. I believe in nurturing a loving environment for a child and helping them to learn how to become independent...
Abrianna can also help with: Light cleaning, craft assistance, grocery shopping, meal prep
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Abrianna is wonderful! She is so great with our two little ones. We trust that our boys are in good hands with her and that allows us to enjoy our much needed date nights. Abrianna is also excellent at cleaning up and helping with any kid chores we may have. This...

Care member

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Lynnette W.


Santa Cruz, CA

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Childcare/ Tutor / Parents Helper

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

I have worked as a nanny with infants and toddlers for the last 5 1/2 years and my most recent infant will need only part-time care for the summer. I started working with infants and toddlers from 1987 to 1998 when I ran a licensed family daycare and then as a nanny for four families with infants. In all cases, I stayed from...
Lynnette can also help with: Meal prep, light cleaning, carpooling
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Early Education

5.0
"Lynnette started caring for our baby at 7 mos old. She's wonderful with babies-- very calm, has a great sense of their mood and needs, and was able to soothe ours easily. She brought her own music to our home so baby could enjoy while playing --Celtic was a...

Abby C.

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Rachel G.


Santa Cruz, CA

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Evenings/Weekends/Date Night Caregiver Available

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I have spent most of my teenage-early 20's as a nanny/babysitter. I am use to watching two to four kids at a time. I have three nephews and a niece that I love and watch a couple times a month a long with a couple of other families. As a nanny I loved to take the kids to different parks, water parks, swimming pools, bike rides,...
Rachel can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, carpooling, travel
Skills:

CPR

CNA

5.0
"Rachel was our nanny for our 3 and 5 year old for nearly a year. She was an amazing caregiver who was sweet, caring, attentive, and very responsible. She always kept the kids busy with fun activities like arts and crafts, riding bikes and scooters outdoors, taking...

Laura S.

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Stephanie B.


Santa Cruz, CA

$30/hr7 yrs exp

Looking For Occasional Jobs And Full Time 1st Week Of April

I have been working with kids in different settings (daycare + nannying) for a little over 6 years now. I'm CPR certified and bilingual Portuguese/English, I do have my own transportation. I have extensive infant experience on bottle feeding, nap routine, engaging activities/outings, solid introduction and I felt comfortable...
Stephanie can also help with: Meal prep, grocery shopping, carpooling, travel, swimming supervision
Skills:

Early Education

First Aid

Trustline Certified

5.0
"Stephanie is highly reliable and brings her warm, loving nature to your home and children. She is extremely motivated and creative and helps nurture both of those qualities in your little ones even as early as 4 mths. You will not be sorry, you and your little one...

Care member

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Janice R.


Santa Cruz, CA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Quality Care Provider with 30 Years Experience

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

I have 30 years of experience working with children in a variety of preschool settings and three long term positions as a reliable and trusted Nanny with local families. I will be available in May to assist a new family. I can mail you a resume and background letters of recommendation. I have experience with infants and live...
Janice can also help with: Swimming supervision, meal prep, grocery shopping, light cleaning, craft assistance, carpooling & more
Skills:

First Aid

Trustline Certified

CPR

5.0
"6-1-2022 Nanny Jan has been with our family now for about 8 years. She has brought her expertise as a preschool teacher which has been evident in the active interest that she takes in educating our kids at developmentally appropriate and challenging levels. She...

Jeff H.

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Taylor W.


Santa Cruz, CA

$18-25/hr10 yrs exp

Santa Cruz, CA

Hi! Love children all ages. Have nannied for several different families and ages through out my 20's. Have my Associates degrees in Early Childhood Development and B. S. in Business. I have 4 younger brothers that I've watched all my life. Currently just finished getting my yoga certification to teach yoga. Love being outside...
Taylor can also help with: Swimming supervision, light cleaning, meal prep, carpooling, travel, craft assistance & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

CNA

5.0
"My two boys absolutely adore Taylor. She's reliable, fun, and so energetic! I highly recommend Taylor for kids of all ages."

Samantha R.

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Chris F.


Santa Cruz, CA

$30/hr7 yrs exp

Mother Of 3 Looking For An Adventurous Family!

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi! I am a loving bonus Mother of three kids ages 9, 7 and 6 and two dogs. I have over 7 years of experience working with children of all ages. I love interacting with children by taking them to local parks, weekly activities (i. e. music time or gym) as well as reading and doing various craft activities with them. I focus on...
Chris can also help with: Light cleaning, meal prep, craft assistance
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Chris helped us for a week during a stressful time when we were moving and was very helpful. She took great care of our 10 month old daughter. Our baby also loved spending time with her. Would not hesitate to hire her again. Wish we had a full time nanny like her...

Aswani K.

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Recent nanny reviews from local parents in Santa Cruz, CA

Candice Y.

5.0

Candice took care of my son 3 days a week for several weeks. He is a toddler and she is really great with that age. She is very positive, fun, creative, reliable, and laughs a lot. I felt completely comfortable leaving my son with her while I went to work. She is trustworthy, responsible and very...

- Allison B.

Melissa Z.

5.0

Melissa works for our family part-time. She is an incredible member of our team and has over 10 years of nanny experience. She has never been late and has tons of advice and tips for first-time moms. I'd give her 6 stars if it was an option.

- Liz F.

Emma W.

5.0

Emma was awesome!! She was kind, fun, punctual, and super easy to communicate with. She was flexible and adaptable when the dinner plan I set up didn’t go as planned. My boys said she was the best and they are a hard sell sometimes. Please hire her!

- Care member

Kelly S.

5.0

Amazing, kind, structured, creative, caring, passionate, inspiring. Wonderful role model, nanny and educator. Creative and healthy chef. My kids and our friends' kids adore her. She has become a part of our family. I give her my highest recommendation. Professional, high work ethic. Artistic,...

- Rema H.

Elizabeth C.

5.0

Liz is an amazing person. My 11 month old daughter loved being taken care of by her for 7 months. It was obvious that Liz loved my daughter as her own, and my daughter loved her as well.

- Ashley R.

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Average Rating4.5 / 5

Nannies in Santa Cruz, CA are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 78 reviews of the 136 listed nannies.