On October 3, Kidsout school for babysitters will open in St. Petersburg. This was reported to Life around the founders of the school by Ekaterina Krongauz and Ilya Krasilshchik.
The first school will be held on the Line site on Vasilyevsky Island (14th line, 5). The course lasts two days off, its cost is 2 500 rubles (for a couple together - 20% discount for each).
An application for enrollment in school can be sent here. The decision on the admission to the course of a student is made according to the results of the questionnaire and telephone interview. The course accepts young people from 18 to 30 years old - students who are temporarily unemployed or working on a free schedule.
Kidsout co-founder, journalist
Now very many live without a nanny: they do not trust the upbringing of strangers, they like to sit with their children themselves, refuse it because of the crisis, and manage with the help of grandmothers. But in any case, sometimes everyone wants to get enough sleep, to go to an exhibition, to a movie or to get sick. But usually there is no free time.
Young pretty students want the same thing. But usually they don’t have money for it. We just bring some good people with others. We help parents find a person to their needs (walking under the windows in the courtyard with a stroller, picking up their garden and leading to a circle, going to a child in San Francisco or hanging out with their family from Paris to Hong Kong for a year - there are different requests). And we teach babysitters according to a program specially developed in Kidsout so that they know how to communicate with a child, how not to be afraid, what to play, what to do in different ordinary and not very ordinary situations, and how to never do it. In Moscow, this is already a very common and successful practice. Some of our babysitter students earn money by renting apartments in the city center! It is terribly interesting how everything goes in Petersburg.
In Moscow, the Kidsout school for babysitters opened in 2014. The training takes place according to the program of a psychologist, a specialist in educational programs Andrei Matveev - a student and associate of Julia Gippenreiter. Those who have successfully completed training are given a babysitter card and are helped to find
The babysitter earnings range from 250 to 500 rubles per hour, depending on the level of training and recommendations (the first recommendation is given by the school).