Working with kids is tough. Working with their parents can be even tougher. The skills you acquire with this experience translate well to just about any type of work you will ever do, and recruiters know it.It speaks volumes about your candidacy for any job if you have done this type of work and done it well. Work as a professional sitter, nanny, lifeguard, swim instructor, camp counselor, infant room teacher, preschool leader, before and after school care provider, or any number of additional roles sends a message to future employers that you have gained a unique skill set.
Job recruiters and future employers know the benefits of making a hire who have these qualities, so be sure to include it in detail on your resume, and don’t underestimate its value.