Valentina, 18 years from Bogota, Colombia (ID 1169291)

Spanish(Native), English(B1)

11 Jul 2022 - 11 Jul 2023

12 - 24 Months

Jul 2023

Big City, Suburb, Town, Village, Countryside

3-6 Year, 7-10 Year, 11-14 Year, 15 Year+

Yes, with the mother

Yes

No

Documented hours with children over 2y: 2,740
Documented hours with family members: 1,624
Open to work with children with Special Needs
Maximum number of children to care for: 3
Driving monthly, driver’s license since April 2022 (driving since March 2022)

Fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine
Special Needs Experience: Autism (897h)

Valentina is a cheerful and disciplined 18y old Au Pair from Colombia who speaks Spanish and English. She has 2 siblings who are older. Valentina has experience with children from 3 through 15+y old. She has been working as a nanny for 2 families and she has also taken care of a younger family member. Valentina is first aid trained, she has her drivers license since April 2022 and she is driving on a monthly basis. In her free time she likes to read, dance, write, spend time with her family as well as to go for a walk, do crafts and to bake.

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Care Experience

With which age group do you have experience
None Poor Intermediate A lot of
Newborns
Newborns
Poor
1-2 Year
1-2 Year
Poor
3-6 Year
3-6 Year
A lot of
7-10 Year
7-10 Year
A lot of
11-14 Year
11-14 Year
Intermediate
15 Year+
15 Year+
A lot of

What kind of experience do you have in child care?
None Poor Intermediate A lot of
Changing Diapers
Changing Diapers
A lot of
Feeding
Feeding
Intermediate
Bathing
Bathing
A lot of
Putting children to bed
Putting children to bed
A lot of
Dressing
Dressing
A lot of
Preparing Meals
Preparing Meals
Intermediate
Reading books
Reading books
A lot of
Tinkering
Tinkering
A lot of
Playing
Playing
A lot of

Would you take care of a special needs child? Yes

Have experiences in taking care of a special needs child? Yes

Details of your experiences

Experience and duration Age and name of the children Number Gender Total hours
Nanny
11/15/2021 - 04/21/2022
Age and name of the children Samara 7 years, Hollman 10 years (Autism) Number 2 Gender Both Total hours 897
Nanny
04/12/2020 - 08/20/2021
Age and name of the children Adrian 11 years Number 1 Gender Male Total hours 1061
Family experience
03/17/2017 - 05/25/2022
Age and name of the children Dante newborn Number 1 Gender Male Total hours 1624

Have you been an au pair abroad before No

What kind of experience do you have in house work?

None Poor Intermediate A lot of
Cleaning up
Cleaning up
Intermediate
Ironing
Ironing
Intermediate
Doing laundry
Doing laundry
Intermediate
Vacuuming
Vacuuming
Intermediate
Baking
Baking
Intermediate
Preparing Snacks
Preparing Snacks
A lot of
Cooking
Cooking
Intermediate
Gardening
Gardening
Poor

If you have any other Child Care Experience we should know of, please describe them
My experience with childcare started at school since I had to do some hours of social work with the children of primary school, I remember taking care of a little girl named Annie, She was 6 years old and we were great friends.
In addition to this, I have also taken care of the children of my family since I can remember, Thomas 10 years, Mariana 7 years and Ana Gabriela 5 years, all so different and unique, we have always been very close and love each other too much, we love to draw, dance and sing.
In what I have been in life one of my strongest experiences and knowledge happened with Hollman, a child of 10 years with autism to the one who cares for a few months, during that time he advanced in a wonderful way, we learned a lot about the streets and avenues of Bogota, since he’s into all of that, it was very gratifying to see how he was increasingly agile with his words, actions and talents.

Knowledge/Skills

What is your native language? Spanish

How good is your level of foreign languages?

Language Level Studied language for Comments/Certificate
Language - English Level Intermediate (B1) Studied language for Comments/Certificate

Driving skills

Do you have a driving licence? Yes, with experience

Since when you are driving Mar 2022

How often do you drive? Monthly

You have experience with driving in The City, The Motorway

You have experience driving a car with Manual and Automatic Transmission

Additional knowledge and skills

Did you attend a first-aid training? Yes

What is your swimming level? Intermediate

Are you able to ride a bicycle? Yes

Can you do horse riding? No

Do you play any musical instruments? No

Do you play sports? No


If you have any other areas of knowledge or skills, please describe them below:
I have learned a lot about emotional self-knowledge thanks to my love of reading and for me it is important to help children with their strong emotions to express them in writing, or art, because I do the same most of the time, and since I do it I feel much better, so as not to suppress any emotion or thought. In addition, I like to talk in times of stress or a lot of pressure, to calm situations and look for solutions no matter how difficult it is.
In my last years of school I learned about nature, and recycling, and I also know how to implement it in my life daily, and it would be wonderful to be able to teach about these things to the children, how to reuse the plastic, take care of the water, and all this in a playful way, to have a better environment inside our house doing small things that make a difference.

Please describe your hobbies
In my free time I'm usually in my room reading or spending time with myself, dancing or writing about anything that goes through my mind, I also love spending time with my family, or just going for a walk or eating an ice cream, I usually enjoy simple things and be with my best friend, I also love being with my cat watching TV or some tutor on YouTube on how to do new things like crafts, some cooking recipes or something that just catches my attention. I am a simple person who enjoys any situation to feel alive and above all, happy.
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Contact

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