Meet Our Babysitters

Professional yet caring, quality yet approachable, specialised yet inclusive, nurturing yet trusting, confidential yet respectful - this is what the Cherished Cherubs brand stands for

The Cherished Cherubs team of babysitters are truly an extension of your family or organisation. After undergoing a thorough recruitment process and required training we are very proud to send them out into the world to represent everything we stand for.

Here are some of our amazing Babysitters.

Alice is currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Primary) degree, specialising in Social Justice at the University of Notre Dame. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her partner and her twin sister. She also loves to travel and volunteer, and has taught English at an empowerment centre in Uganda, Africa (which is where she discovered her love for teaching). In 2017, she was awarded the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Originally from Margaret River, Alice travels back down south regularly to visit her parents, as well as her two horses and toy poodle, who she misses very much when she is at university. Alice has a warm, gentle and kind personality with a passion for working with children of all ages. Her qualities include reliability, punctuality, maturity, patience and attentiveness.

Alice lives SOR and is available around her uni timetable.

Anita has over 15 years experience working with and supporting children in an education settings and is currently working at a local catholic school. She is experienced, qualified, enthusiastic and professional. Anita is a devoted mother to her 3 adult children, who all still live at home! She is a fun loving, nurturing person who adores working with children. Her interests are cooking, reading, the outdoors, beach walks and sailing. In addition to compulsory 1st aid training, Anita is trained in midazolam, diabetes and has a cert 4 in special needs.

Anita is based NOR and available in the evenings.

Anushka is a nursing student at ECU. Before this, she volunteered for Red Cross and saw and experienced may things. She loves going on walks with her big Swiss Shepard dog. In her spare time she likes reading books and traveling. Working with Cherished Cherubs allows Anushka to spend time with kids, doing crafts, drawings and some awesome experiments.

She live central and is available at various times during the week and weekends.

Ashleigh B has worked in the childcare industry for over 15 years.  Most recently she has owned & operated a family daycare centre for the past 10 years, while raising her own 4 children, which includes twins.  Ashleigh decided to close her family daycare when all her children started full-time school and has commenced studying Nursing & Midwifery.  Ashleigh is a lover of animals, as she grew up on a farm. Her family currently own 2 dogs, a cat and a chicken.  In her spare time she enjoys Pilates, playing basketball and helping at her children's school.  Ashleigh enjoys meeting new people and families through her babysitting work and likes to be able to provide a service that allows parents to feel comfortable leaving their kids, to enjoy some time to themselves.

Ashleigh lives NOR and is available around her own family and uni timetable.

Ashleigh W is studying a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) at ECU. Since completing her Cert III in Early Childhood, she works casually at a local early learning centre. The middle child of 3 sisters, she loves to travel and has been to Bali and several places around Australia and is saving for a trip to America. In her spare time she likes crafts-scrapbooking, cooking, gym, spending time with friends and family – especially around Christmas time and watching movies. Once a year she collects a variety of essential items for a charity called 'Share the Dignity' for homeless women in Australia. With Cherished Cherubs she enjoys being able to get down at the children's level and engage them in play and seeing their personality shine when having fun.

Ashleigh is located NOR and is available around her uni timetable.

Bethany is studying a Bachelor of Commerce at UWA, majoring in Finance and Economics. In 2018 she was lucky enough to go on a student exchange program to the Netherlands. Also through uni, Bethany is involved in a volunteer program, where students visit lower socioeconomic areas to help develop their soft skills. In her spare time, Bethany loves to cook, read, go to the beach or for a walk in nature. She keeps fit and active through long-distance running. Bethany loves the variety of work she gets through Cherished Cherubs and enjoys interacting with the children and getting to know them.

Bethany is located centrally and happy to travel.

Brenda is a mature woman with two adult children and grandchildren.  She grew up in Papua New Guinea and attended an American mission school.  It is here that she began babysitting at the age of 13.  After relocating back to Australia, she ran her own family daycare for approx. 2 years while living in Meekatharra, then went on to manage a creche at a local Recreation Centre for 10 years.  In addition to working with Cherished Cherubs Babysitting, she is also a nanny part-time. In her limited spare time, Brenda enjoys scrap booking.  Brenda believes that fostering a healthy, fun and active environment for children is very important, so she will always try to find exciting activities that help children learn about their world.

Brenda lives SOR and has varied availability throughout the week.

Chamie is originally from the Philippines and currently living in Perth with her husband and daughter. When not working for Cherished Cherubs or at university studying towards her MBA, she is working as a customer service assistant at Optus Stadium or volunteering at Mercy Care Child Centre as a child care assistant. When she does find some spare time, she loves going to the mall with her daughter, to the beach and traveling. Chamie enjoys her work with Cherished Cherubs, as it gives her a sense of fulfillment working with adorable and amazing children.

Chamie is confident with all ages and is available to work various hours throughout the week in the northern suburbs.

Donna L is a mum of two and is currently running her own Family Day Care business on a part-time basis. In addition, she is a casual EA at her children's primary school. Donna makes every effort to be involved in her children's schooling and extra curricular activities by volunteering where she can, including being the P&C Treasurer for many years at her children's primary school and getting involved in her daughters Girl Guides unit. It is safe to say that Donna enjoys working with children. She is also a lover of animals and has 2 cats and 2 dogs – a Dachshund and a Chihuahua, who she loves taking out for long walks on the weekends.

As a previous client, Donna loves the value of the service Cherished Cherubs offers and she is thrilled that she can now help families herself. She says the best part is meeting and getting to know such interesting people.

Donna lives North of the River.

Elana was born in Cape Town, South Africa and has been living in Perth for over 20 years. She works in special needs at a primary school and has done so for the past 10+ years. Her previous experience was with Autism and Development delay and tutoring students with learning difficulties. She has two older children, meaning she has an extensive array of experience, and is very patient, kind and nurturing. Elana has a love for the beach, reading and catching up with family and friends. She has a well behaved pug dog name Oliver.

Elana lives just north of the city and is free on evenings and weekends, so call us if you would like Elana to care for your children.

Ema is married with two children and is a big animal lover, She has a 14 year old dog and a naughty little kitty that has recently joined the family. Ema relocated to Australia, from Bosnia in 1995 and is now an Australian citizen. Since arriving in Australia, she has spent most of her time as a home stayed parent, looking after her kids and occasionally performing some administration roles.  In 2018 she completed a bachelors degree in Accounting and is now looking for work in that field. Ema decided to join the Cherished Cherubs team to contribute her great love for kids, parental experience, patience and determination to provide a safe and loving environment for the kids in her care.  In her spare time she enjoys meditation and yoga and also likes to walk.

Ema has a varied amount of availability throughout the week and lives in a central location.

Emily

Erica is a mum of 2 very active and entertaining children.  She and her partner taught both children, baby sign language and she is able to communicate using some basic Auslan and can also speak German. Erica loves animals and has 2 dogs, a cat and a tank full of fish at home. Prior to having her own children, she worked as an Occupational Therapist for 15 years. She also has a black belt in Zen Do Kai martial arts and has spent the past 2 years teaching martial arts, life skills and sharing the anti-bullying message to children aged 3-16. She is no longer teaching on a regular basis but still helps out in classes when required. Erica loves working with babies, especially since she knows she won't be having more of her own, so enjoys any opportunity to sneak some newborn cuddles. She is also just as comfortable with older children loves to ensure that parents know they are leaving their children in safe hands.

She lives quite central and is available for various hours throughout the week.

Gabrielle

Jen

Jennifer has 2 teenage sons, 2 cats and absolutely loves dogs and all animals!  In the past, Jen was a Director of Catering for Canadian Pacific Resorts and Owned her own General Store. She now cooks and caters for luxury yachts and homes.  When not busy cooking up a feast, she thoroughly enjoys getting out in nature, exploring the wildlife, diving and skiing. In addition to being a stay at home mum for over 10 years, Jen has always helped family and friends out with babysitting and volunteered for her kids sporting teams. Jen has always enjoyed babysitting, as she finds it rewarding, important and most of all, FUN!

Funniest memory of babysitting: 'I once had a boys birthday party at my house who I was babysitting! His mother had to go overseas last minute for work and she had no family to help, so I arranged everything for her son's birthday and had his party of my home. Luckily my kids were invited :-)'

Jen lives SOR and has varied availability throughout the week.

Juliana has a brother and a sister and currently lives with her mum, dad and dog Lorenzo, who she loves with all her heart. She loves to travel and will do it as often as she can, especially to visit family in Brasil. Juliana is a full-time student studying Primary Education and works at an Out of School Hours Care and Long Day Care. In her spare time (not that she has much) she loves to travel and spend time with friends. Baking and cooking are her favourite things to do, along with eating the creations! She loves meeting new families and children through her job with Cherished Cherubs and loves the comfort and service we provide to the parents, and joy and excitement we bring to the children. She is passionate about her work with children and loves to interact with all the different ages.  Juliana thinks of herself as someone that is consistent, fair and patient.

Juliana is centrally located and she looks forward to meeting you and your children!

Katrina works as an education assistant after completing her Cert IV in Education Support. Prior to moving to Australia 8 years ago she was a  children’s nurse in Scotland with many years experience working in a paediatric hospital and then in the community with the health visiting team (child health nurses). Children is what Katrina knows best in her work and being a mum to four daughters who are now young ladies! She loves being around children and is very good at building a rapport with them, has great patience, is very caring and enjoys the fun and laughter children bring. Katrina appreciates the trust that is required when she is looking after children and equally recognises the importance of parents to have some time together. She loves family time, tennis, walking and enjoys the odd cycle –  she does have a gym membership but needs to learn how to use it!

Comfortable to care for all ages of children, Katrina lives NOR and is happy to travel to babysits.

Kirsten, originally from South Africa moved to Australia 4 years ago. She is studying her Bachelor of Education in Primary Teaching. Along with babysitting, Kirsten loves her work in before and after school care. Actively she enjoys exploring nature and playing volleyball with her two brothers but quiet time sees her with a good book and a cuppa. Her young energy works with her willingness to go along with children's ideas for play and craft (within reason, of course!) e.g. she has been known to spend half an hour playing a game of zombies and shouting “brains" while she attempted to 'capture' a little girl.

Kirsten is located SOR and available at various night and day times.

Lauren

Lauren has been involved with childcare for 10 years, nannying for 4 years, as well as a teachers Assistant. Her next ambition is to achieve her youth mentoring certificate, which will be handy as her 5 & 9 year old children become older. A bit of an animal fanatic, Lauren has 3 cats, a fish and looking to add a puppy. She likes to read, go to the beach, do yoga and be creative. Lauren has always known she would dedicate her life to children, and brings a lot to Cherished Cherubs. She wants to leave all families feeling happy and confident in their choice to leave their most precious little souls in her care.

Located NOR, Lauren is available mornings, afternoons and evenings

Lena
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Louise previously worked in childcare for many years, before becoming a stay at home mum to her young son. She loves going for coastal walks, watching movies and catching up with friends. Louise is reliable, very easy to get along with and absolutely loves kids. Through her work with Cherished Cherubs, Louise is most looking forward to meeting new people, learning new things that children teach her and being a role model for kids to look up too.

Louise is available NOR, but can also assist with jobs in and around Mandurah if given some notice.

Lucynda
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Maija
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Melissa
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Nicole
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Prue
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Riana
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Sarah L
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Suzie
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Tarina
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Taryn
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Teresa
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Tess
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Tia
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