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439,964 babysitters are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $17/hr as of December 2023

The average star rating for babysitters is 4.7

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Liliana A.

5.0

Lili was the best thing to happen to my little family this year. She came in and loved my 10-month old as her own. Despite my best efforts, she wasn't in favor of dropping out of college to spend her time with me and my family. We absolutely love Lili and highly recommend her for any babysitting...

- Lauren S.

Linda M.

5.0

Linda is the best she helped us with our tow girls several times she’s on time very nice great with my kids and quick to respond any questions you have, I will highly recommend her she’s the best we’ve had Thank you Linda

- Antonio D.

Dalila N.

5.0

Dalila is fantastic. She is very punctual, always arriving right on time. Our 10-month old daughter immediately took to Dalila, something especially impressive given her limited interactions with others due to Covid, and within a few days was completely comfortable with Dalila, as if she had known...

- Charles C.

Damaris H.

5.0

Damaris is the most amazing person you could find to take care of your children! She is engaging, caring, loving, energetic, calming, creative with all children. She primarily cared for our baby during the day and then handled after school with my elementary aged kids. Our baby was always happy...

- Sarah D.

Ernestina C.

5.0

Excellent care provided to a stroke victim with very limited mobility, on time and personable. Would hire again!

- Marcus D.

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Liliana A.


Reston, VA

$25/hr9 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter Available For Weeknights And Weekend Babysitting Jobs.

5.0

(1)

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Hello, my name is Liliana. I am a recent graduate from Old Dominion University where I received my Bachelors for Fine Arts with a concentration in graphic design. I have a lot of experience in child care as I have three younger sisters I've helped take care of, I started mothers helping and...

Recent review:

5.0
Lili was the best thing to happen to my little family this year. She came in and loved my 10-month old as her own. Despite my best efforts, she wasn't in favor of dropping out of college to spend her time with...

Reviewed by Lauren S.

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Linda M.


Leesburg, VA

$20-30/hr6 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter In Search Of Kids Who Want To Explore The World With Me.

5.0

(2)

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I've been working with children for 6 years. I've been self-employed since the age of 23 as a freelance videographer working for foreign broadcasters and production companies in Washington DC. It was exciting and rewarding work. During that time I volunteered at several non-profit organizations for...
Linda can also help with: Travel, Light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Linda is the best she helped us with our tow girls several times she’s on time very nice great with my kids and quick to respond any questions you have, I will highly recommend her she’s the best we’ve had...

Reviewed by Antonio D.

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Dalila N.


Sterling, VA

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter

5.0

(3)

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I have 20 years of experience in childcare in all ages(newborn-teenager) I took my Child Care , CPR, First Aid Certificate, I'm lovely person, happy, references, my own transportation, OK with pets etc

Recent review:

5.0
Dalila is fantastic. She is very punctual, always arriving right on time. Our 10-month old daughter immediately took to Dalila, something especially impressive given her limited interactions with others due to...

Reviewed by Charles C.

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Damaris H.


Ashburn, VA

$22-25/hr7 yrs exp

Part-Time/Full-Time Babysitter Available

4.2

(26)

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Fully Vaccinated Covid 19 Loving to be a babysitter. Setting designing and implementing age-appropriate activities for each kid.. My other qualifications include: Creative arts and talent. I am reliable, punctual, enthusiastic, friendly, flexible and trustworthy. Fluent in Spanish, organized,...
Damaris can also help with: Light cleaning, Travel

Recent review:

5.0
Damaris is the most amazing person you could find to take care of your children! She is engaging, caring, loving, energetic, calming, creative with all children. She primarily cared for our baby during the day...

Reviewed by Sarah D.

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Ernestina C.


Reston, VA

$30-45/hr10 yrs exp

Full Or Part-Time Nanny, Babysitter, Senior Care

5.0

(3)

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My name is Tina and I bring you 12+ years of well-rounded care-giving and companionship care experience. I am a certified nursing assistant, home health aide, CPR and First Aid certified. I hold a CDL, personal automobile and fully insured. I can also provide excellent references upon request. List...

Recent review:

5.0
Excellent care provided to a stroke victim with very limited mobility, on time and personable. Would hire again!

Reviewed by Marcus D.

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Ana M.


Herndon, VA

$10-25/hr9 yrs exp

Nanny/Babysitter/Housekeeper

5.0

(1)

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Hello, my name is Ana and I am 22 years old. I am currently a student as well as an Assistant teacher at a Montessori school in Reston. Ive always loved working with kids of all ages. I am CPR/AED certified. I have been a nanny before for multiple years as well. For the family I worked for I would...
Ana can also help with: Carpooling, Travel, Light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Ana worked for me for a few years while I lived in NOVA. She was very friendly, and always punctual. Excellent communication skills and quickly became someone I could count on. She helped me with many tasks...

Reviewed by Martha M.

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Kierynn P.


Herndon, VA

$25/hr5 yrs exp

A Babysitter You Can Trust

5.0

(2)

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Hello :) My Name is Kierynn, I am 20 yrs old and I absolutely LOVE working with kids of all age groups. I have 5+ years of experience working in child care, including working as a camp counselor, babysitting, and teaching children's art. My #1 priority as a caretaker is to guarantee the safety and...
Kierynn can also help with: Carpooling, Grocery shopping, Light cleaning, Travel

Recent review:

5.0
Kierynn is a great babysitter and she has a very calm and kind personality. She arrived on time each day and my children had fun playing with her.

Reviewed by Care member

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Wannakarn P.


Herndon, VA

$25-42/hr10 yrs exp

Full-Time And Part-Time Babysitter

5.0

(5)

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Looking for full time starting on January 2024 I live in area 20171 I worked as a Au pair from July 2011-July 2013. During that time I took care of 2 girls, one 3 months old and the other 3 years old. After that, I've been taking care of twins (boy and girl). They were 16 months when I first...

Recent review:

5.0
Wan is an exceptional nanny. Wan was our son’s nanny from when he was just 2 weeks old until he was around 5 and a half months old. Throughout this period, Wan demonstrated professionalism, a deep understanding...

Reviewed by Megan S.

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Jessica C.


Ashburn, VA

$37/hr5 yrs exp

Babysitter

5.0

(1)

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My name is Jessica and I would love to meet with you to potentially be your Nanny, care taker or babysitter! I'm a very outgoing and loving person especially with kids! Growing up I have always been the babysitter for my family members and I've just really grown to love being around kids and their...

Recent review:

5.0
Jessica came to us right when we needed her. We had a nanny no show to us and it was a scramble when I got back to work. She answered my message quick, interviewed and hired in a short time. She has been...

Reviewed by Brittany M.

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Nancy G.


Ashburn, VA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Responsible, Honest And Loving Babysitter!

5.0

(3)

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I consider myself a mature woman. A friendly, loving and energetic person, with 20 years of experience in the childcare industry. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education. Deeply motivated to help children become happy, and well-behaved. I have a great attitude, always positive. A lot of...
Nancy can also help with: Light cleaning, Travel

Recent review:

5.0
Nancy is a pleasure to have in our home as she is very dependable and loving with my kids and our dog. Given I have changes in my schedule often, she has been able to accommodate our needs each time. She leaves...

Reviewed by Rose S.

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Taylor G.


Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr9 yrs exp

Part Time Babysitter

5.0

(4)

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7+ years of working in child care. I have experience working with infants, toddlers and school age children. I currently work for Fairfax County Public Schools. I'm a WEEKEND ONLY babysitter. Ex: date night/need a sitter for the day or for future reference. This is due to my weekday work schedule. I...

Recent review:

5.0
Taylor has been such a gem to my family and kids. She is excellent with listening and communicating with kids and I would love to have her watch them again! 5 stars

Reviewed by Jae B.

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Carlyn M.


Herndon, VA

$15-25/hr8 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter Available For Casual Sitting/Part-time Care

5.0

(1)

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My name is Carly and I am a recent VCU graduate. I have been babysitting and nannying fairly consistently for around 8 years, and worked at a swim school for kids for 3. I really enjoy working with kids; I have experience with infants as little as 3 months old through kids as old as 12. I only have...

Recent review:

5.0
We were so incredibly fortunate to have Carly for the past five months. She became a part of our family and our 3 year old absolutely adores her. She's professional, punctual, and trustworthy. We will miss her...

Reviewed by Katelyn H.

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Ana K.


Sterling, VA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Weekend Night Babysitter Available

5.0

(10)

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Hi! My name is Ana and for the past 13 years I have been working in childcare. I am very passionate about working with kids which has always brought me joy. I have worked for many amazing families over the years, many of whom have become great friends. I have experience with different ages groups...
Ana can also help with: Travel, Carpooling

Recent review:

5.0
Ana has been our nanny since our son was 5 months old and it has been a pleasure working with her. She is fantastic at coming up with activities to keep our son entertained, communicates effectively,...

Reviewed by Stella C.

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Tiffany R.


Sterling, VA

$22/hr7 yrs exp

Evening And Weekend Babysitter!

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Tiffany and I am 35 years old. I currently work a 9-5 remote position in Sterling. I have a lot of experience with kids. I have 7 nieces and nephews and have been the primary babysitter for each of them. I have a passion for helping kids grow and learn! I work well with babies,...
Tiffany can also help with: Light cleaning, Travel, Grocery shopping, Carpooling

Recent review:

5.0
Tiffany was amazing with my daughter, she kept her entertained the entire time as she has lots of uplifting energy. She goes the extra mile to make sure she is providing the best care possible as if it were her...

Reviewed by Care member

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Aubrie M.


Reston, VA

$14-50/hr6 yrs exp

Nanny/Babysitter

5.0

(1)

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I like working with kids because their large imaginations and figuring out who they are as a person I'm looking for a job that adds happiness and friendship to my everyday life I started working with kids when I was in college, I always babysat for my family however my first experience through...

Recent review:

5.0
Aubrie is magical as a baby sitter... she eases her way into the hearts of the children and is a toddler whisperer.... my twin boys thrive when she is around... she is always on or before time, has a...

Reviewed by Smita K.

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Bharti S.


Sterling, VA

$30-45/hr10 yrs exp

Excellent & Expert Babysitter & Child Caretaker

4.5

(3)

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Every concerned parent knows that looking for child care or a babysitter in your area is an important decision. Every parent wants to find the perfect caregiver for their family. I understand that security is most important when it comes to children and family. I've worked with kids for many years....

Recent review:

4.0
Bharti babysat my 15 month old last week while I had a much needed night out, she was amazing with my daughter. She played with her for a while, got her to bed and even tidied up a little bit by putting away my...

Reviewed by Shravya M.

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Madison H.


Herndon, VA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Energetic & Bubbly Babysitter With 10+ Years Experience

5.0

(4)

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Hi there, My name is Madison and I am excited you came across my profile! I graduated with a 4. 0 GPA from Virginia Tech and love helping elementary school students learn. I have experience with children of all ages and genders and have been working with children for 13 years. My skill set includes...
Madison can also help with: Light cleaning, Grocery shopping, Carpooling, Travel

Recent review:

5.0
Madison helped nanny our baby from when she was 4 months to 9 months old and quickly became her best friend, as well as our trusted childcare partner. She is amazing interacting with our daughter, extremely...

Reviewed by Michael N.

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Finlandia M.


Sterling, VA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter/Housekeeper

4.5

(2)

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I have over 10 years of experience being a nanny and working with all types of ages. I am a mother of two grown kids so I know what it's like to be a first time mother and how to care like a mother. I have my bachelors degree in education from my native country.

Recent review:

4.0
Finlandia cared for my 1-1.5 year-old son and was wonderful. She was very sweet and attentive to him and he thoroughly enjoyed her company. She was also able to get him to sleep easily while others had had...

Reviewed by Chelsea M.

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Nicole L.


Ashburn, VA

$20-32/hr7 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter

5.0

(2)

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My name is Niki and I currently work in healthcare. I love kids and have experience with many different age groups. I am well qualified, dependable, and dedicated with 7 plus years of experience. I am CPR and First-Aid Certified, am a non-smoker, have my own transportation, and am comfortable with...
Nicole can also help with: Carpooling, Light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Niki is great. She asked all the right questions to make a parent feel at ease when leaving their children. My toddler is a COVID baby and has a little separation anxiety so I know he wasn't easy. But when we...

Reviewed by Ericka O.

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Andrea G.


Herndon, VA

$20-30/hr5 yrs exp

Babysitter/Nanny

5.0

(3)

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Hi! I'm an outgoing and patient nanny with 5+ years of experience. I have worked for several families. I have experience with kids from ages newborn-14 years old's. Board games, reading, crafts and sports are something I truly enjoy. - I'm fluent in Spanish - I also have my own car so...
Andrea can also help with: Light cleaning, Carpooling, Travel

Recent review:

5.0
Andrea was excellent with my 2 and 4 year old. Instantly they connected. She picked them up from school, brought them home, fed them dinner, bath and bed routine. She was a natural and I didn't feel I had to...

Reviewed by Nichelle N.

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