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Vacation Childcare - Waikiki

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20 per hour

Need childcare while you are vacationing on beautiful Oahu, Hawaii? I would be happy to come to your hotel or vacation home to watch your children so you can slip away and enjoy some time as a couple. Depending on the age of your children, I can bring along some games, crafts, books or movies.

Babysitting services can include preparing meals, nap/bed time routines, giving necessary (pre-approved) medications, story time, play time, going to the pool, going for walks, etc. Please let me know ahead of time if you would like me to take them to the beach or pool, so I can bring what I need. I'm also happy to take them to nearby activities (the zoo or aquarium, for example) if you pay for the actual costs. I usually text a photo update to let you can see what we are up to, so let me know if you would prefer that I not send one.

Locations other than Waikiki will include a travel surcharge.

Training & Qualifications


I have over 30 years experience in childcare, including being a full time nanny, working at a day care, and caring for multiples (both twins and triplets), as well as living and working at an orphanage in Mexico. I have experience in home health care and in caring for children with various physical, emotional and developmental differences. Numerous families have had me watch their children for several days as the parents were traveling. I once cared for 6 children for just over a week, when the youngest one was still an infant. I've also traveled with families to help out during the journey. As a former certified EMT and Red Cross First Aid & CPR instructor, I have had extensive first aid training. (I never worked as an EMT but I was certified in Virginia for 4 years.) I've had to use my training twice to save the lives of young children and while I hope to never need it again, I'm very, very grateful that I know what to do in case of an emergency. My Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid and AED certification is current.

I'll be working to get some of my former families to join simbi and leave references but I'm also happy to provide names and contact info for you to check my references yourself. I understand it is hard to trust someone you don't know with your children and I'm willing to do what it takes to make you feel comfortable so you can enjoy your time out!

Availability & Preferences


My schedule is pretty open. Just let me know when you'll be here and we'll figure out a time that works for you.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Charissa


Sarah received unit of Postcard from Paradise (Hawaii) from Charissa
Apr 23, 2018
Thanks charissa—made my daughters day!
Nat received unit of Postcard from Paradise (Hawaii) from Charissa
Apr 18, 2018
Thanks!
Susan left review for Charissa
Apr 11, 2018
Although Charissa seems like a sweet person, I don't think she understands the creative process of designing a logo. Hopefully she'll have better luck... with the next designer. show more
Ashley provided package of Sketch of Yourself Manga Style for Charissa
Jan 29, 2018
Thank you (: very sweet person
Cheryle received unit of Postcard from Paradise (Hawaii) from Charissa
Jan 27, 2018
Charissa is bright and cheerful, looking forward to the gift she is!
Dawn provided unit of Portraits sketched for Charissa
Jan 25, 2018
Really grateful for giving me the job, and so glad your happy with the result! 😊
Katie received unit of Postcard from Paradise (Hawaii) from Charissa
Jan 24, 2018
Great service, nice to get something physical in a digital age! :)
Aaila provided unit of Bollywood Movie Recommendations for Charissa
Jan 21, 2018
Very kind! Hope you enjoy the movies!
Ann left review for Charissa
Mar 13, 2017
We will work something out later, no worries
Julia with received package of WWOOF / Workaway questions answered from Charissa
Feb 11, 2017
Charissa was very helpful and informative about using these systems.


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About Charissa Pacheco

I've lived in Hawaii for over 7 years now and absolutely love it! I'm a nanny and photographer who also makes jewelry (mostly sterling silver and glass) and loves to do crafts. I have extensive expe...rience with pet sitting and house sitting, as well. If you are visiting Hawaii, I'd love to give you inside tips and help you plan your trip, especially if you are trying to do it on a budget. Being frugal in paradise is my specialty! My newest adventure is that I've found a way to get scuba certified and go diving for FREE! WooHoo! I'm doing a work exchange program with a dive shop here on Oahu. I'm a "tank monkey" for one shift a week in exchange for my lessons and equipment. After a pretty horrendous health ordeal, it is exciting to be getting my life back and being active again. I'm into the "crunchy" lifestyle and prefer to make as much as possible myself. I've been brewing kombucha for 10 years now. I also make sourdough and yogurt. If there is a way to DIY something, I've probably tried it (or want to try it!)show more

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