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881 babysitters are listed in Grand Rapids, MI

The average rate is $14/hr as of January 2023

The average experience for nearby babysitters is 5 years

Babysitters in Grand Rapids, MI

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Jennifer R.


Grand Rapids, MI

$10-20/hr 10 yrs exp

Full-Time Teacher Available For Part-Time Babysitting/Tutoring

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I currently teach elementary school full-time, but I am available for occasional babysitting and/or tutoring. I have 14 years of teaching experience and have excellent references that would speak on my behalf. Please consider contacting me. Thank you!
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Grace M.


Grand Rapids, MI

$15-20/hr 4 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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I am an energetic, easy-going person with 5 years of experience working with children of all ages and big groups of kids ranging from babysitting, swim lessons instructor, and kids summer camp event planning! I am also a certified lifeguard and love working and spending time with kids whether it be...

Recent Review:

5.0
Grace completed the Teacher Academy program, which is a yearlong program for 11th and 12th graders interested in careers related to education. As her instructor, I found Grace to be bright, reliable, creative,...

Reviewed by Katie S.

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Emily H.


Grand Rapids, MI

$15-20/hr 10 yrs exp

Babysitter/Nanny

5.0

(4)

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Hi. My name is Emily, I'm 29! I was a full time nanny/babysitter for the past 10 years for one family before having my son. Since then I've worked for a few amazing families. While doing so, my responsibilities included: laundry, house-keeping, fun activities, meal prep, homework help, hygiene...

Recent Review:

5.0
Emily has been absolutely wonderful with my 1 and 2 year olds! She's also been a huge help with cleaning and organizing our home while they nap. Anybody that hires her is doing themselves a HUGE favor!

Reviewed by Nikki K.

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Anna B.


Grand Rapids, MI

$20-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Babysitter/Nanny/Helper Available

5.0

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I love kids! I have watched children of all ages - infants, toddlers, preschool age, elementary age, and middle school age. I have over 15 years of experience and a Bachelor's in early childhood education.

Recent Review:

5.0
Ana was great with our 2 year old daughter! She was very interactive and had our little girl laughing and enjoying herself within minutes. Very kind, sweet personality! Definitely looking forward to working...

Reviewed by Deanna T.

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Rachel H.


Grand Rapids, MI

$15-18/hr 2 yrs exp

Part-Time College Student Caregiver Available

5.0

(1)

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Hey there! I am a 23-year-old old soon to be college graduate. I will have a bachelors in psychology and am going for a masters in social work this fall. I started working with kids in 2018 as a camp counselor for kids with special needs in anger management issues. Then I worked at the Salvation...
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Amore M.


Grand Rapids, MI

$14-20/hr 3 yrs exp

Fun Sitter, Kids Adore Me, Have References If Needed :)

5.0

(2)

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Hello! My name is Amore, I have 4 years of experience. I love outdoor activities, sports, and crafts. I have 2 younger siblings so I was always around kids. I can help with Light Housekeeping and Cooking/Meal Preparation, carpooling, homework, and crafts. I didn't necessarily choose babysitting,...

Recent Review:

5.0
Amore was wonderful with my 4 year old. She was very interactive so my son had a great time. Genuinely sweet with kids and did great job making my son feel comfortable. Easy to work with and dependable. Would...

Reviewed by Josh N.

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Corrinne W.


Grand Rapids, MI

$13-18/hr 7 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello, I'm Corrinne! I'm a very outgoing and social college student at Calvin University. I have several years of babysitting experience and have been a full time nanny the past 3 summers. I'm great with kids of all ages but have mostly worked with 4 to 10-year-olds. I used to ride horses...
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Madison W.


Grand Rapids, MI

$17-25/hr 8 yrs exp

About Me!

5.0

(3)

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Hello! I am 22 years old, and a recent graduate from Grand Valley State University. I love spending time with my family, outdoor activities, board games, and crafts! I have about 8 years of childcare experience between babysitting jobs and my professional experience. I have worked with younger...
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Emily O.


Grand Rapids, MI

$12-15/hr 10 yrs exp

Emily / child caregiver

5.0

(5)

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Hello I am a 25 years old child caregiver, and a wife and mother. I have been nannying since I was 18 years old. I have been working with kids since 12-13 yrs old. I have been involved in the nursery, Sunday School, and babysitting. I love watching kids grow! I love to be outside and go for walks,...
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Natalie M.


Grand Rapids, MI

$20-50/hr 9 yrs exp

Fun And Positive Nanny

5.0

(2)

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Hi! I am a very reliable, patient, and creative person who has approximately 9 years of experience caring for children, from infants to pre-teens. I am both CPR and First Aid Certified. With me, your children will receive appropriate care, I would be happy to do additional other tasks if requested!...

Recent Review:

5.0
Natalie watched our son for 8 months before he started daycare. She showed up every day and was always on time. She was great with our son and kept him active throughout the day. She followed his nap schedule...

Reviewed by Kristi Jo L.

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Amy S.


Grand Rapids, MI

$17-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Child Care Provider

5.0

(2)

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Hello! I am experienced and live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I have worked with children since I graduated from High School. My experience includes both professional and natural settings, including: Professional live-in Nanny, Volunteer Parent-Aid, Preschool teacher, VBS Appalachia Reach Out...

Recent Review:

5.0
Amy has a real desire to serve and help other people. She is a hard worker who is excels at care giving and has the patience and experience to be a valued employee. I would highly recommend Amy to anyone who...

Reviewed by Les G.

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Ciana D.


Grand Rapids, MI

$10-50/hr 3 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Hi I am a kind and friendly 22-year-old Certified Nursing Assistant I love being able to communicate and have fun with people . I have worked in multiple different settings skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and memory care . I have experience in childcare and senior care . Would love to...
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Mary B.


Grand Rapids, MI

$26-37/hr 10 yrs exp

Montessori Teacher Summer Break

5.0

(3)

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I am a Montessori Certified Early Childhood teacher/Nanny, I have an Associates in Child development as well. I have worked with many children in diverse environments. My experience spans over 25 yrs , working with individual families in a private home setting, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Stepping...
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Court G.


Grand Rapids, MI

$19-100/hr 8 yrs exp

All About Court!(:

5.0

(1)

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Hi! My name is Court. I live in Grand Rapids & I am a Registered Nurse at one of the ERs in downtown GR. I have been assisting with childcare since I was 14 years old & have always loved helping families with their children. I'd describe myself as a loving, open-minded, & reliable individual. My...

Recent Review:

5.0
My kids absolutely loved Court and I will definitely be hiring her again!! They spent days talking about all the fun things they did with her, I was so impressed!!! I felt very safe leaving my kids with her...

Reviewed by Lain B.

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Rosemarie F.


Grand Rapids, MI

$15-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Babysitter/Pet Sitter

5.0

(2)

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I have been babysitting and nannying for over 13 years. I also love dogs and have my own 2-year-old mini goldendoodle. I currently babysit for around 12 families in the Forest Hills and East Grand Rapids area and walk a couple of dogs during my lunch breaks. I have babysat for numerous families of...

Recent Review:

5.0
Rose was great with our 2 kids. She was on time and took great care of our kids, our dog, and the house. I would definitely hire her again!

Reviewed by Jenny L.

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Katherine S.


Grand Rapids, MI

$17-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Energetic And Fun Loving Sitter!

5.0

(1)

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I'm a positive and energetic person who adores kids. I am the proud "Fun Aunt" to my beautiful 3-year-old Niece and my firecracker 6-year-old Nephew. I graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Speech Language Pathology. Not only did I grow up as the (go to) babysitter on...
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Kelli W.


Grand Rapids, MI

$10-15/hr

Babysitter

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I have worked with children throughout my entire life starting out helping with Sunday school kids at a young age, into babysitting, as well as nannying in recent years. I am Red Cross CPR, BLS, ACLS, AED, First Aid, and Babysitter certified. I am also a certified lifeguard and water safety...
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Alexis G.


Grand Rapids, MI

$15-20/hr 6 yrs exp

Experienced College Babysitter

5.0

(2)

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I am currently working as a long term substitute in Caledonia for a special education classroom with plans to attend graduate school in the fall. I have worked for several families, still babysit on the occasional date night, and am looking to continue doing so!
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Randi B.


Grand Rapids, MI

$15-25/hr 6 yrs exp

Caring, Reliable Babysitter And Nanny

3.0

(2)

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I grew up with younger siblings and as a dancer. I have experience with children of all ages through dance teaching experience. I love kiddos of all ages and personalities and hope to leave them better off than when I met them.
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Grace H.


Grand Rapids, MI

$10-15/hr 10 yrs exp

Babysitter With 10 Years Of Experience Available On Weekends And Weeknights

5.0

(1)

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I have babysat for children of multiple ages ranging from 7 months to 12 years old. I was a teacher for four years and taught kindergarten-third grade. I love children and I am very good with them. They are definitely my passion.

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Recent babysitter reviews in Grand Rapids, MI

Grace M.

5.0

Grace completed the Teacher Academy program, which is a yearlong program for 11th and 12th graders interested in careers related to education. As her instructor, I found Grace to be bright, reliable, creative, and incredibly focused on caring for the people around her. She really loves kids! Grace...

- Katie S.

Emily H.

5.0

Emily has been absolutely wonderful with my 1 and 2 year olds! She's also been a huge help with cleaning and organizing our home while they nap. Anybody that hires her is doing themselves a HUGE favor!

- Nikki K.

Anna B.

5.0

Ana was great with our 2 year old daughter! She was very interactive and had our little girl laughing and enjoying herself within minutes. Very kind, sweet personality! Definitely looking forward to working with her on a consistent basis!!

- Deanna T.

Amore M.

5.0

Amore was wonderful with my 4 year old. She was very interactive so my son had a great time. Genuinely sweet with kids and did great job making my son feel comfortable. Easy to work with and dependable. Would definitely hire again!

- Josh N.

Natalie M.

5.0

Natalie watched our son for 8 months before he started daycare. She showed up every day and was always on time. She was great with our son and kept him active throughout the day. She followed his nap schedule and routine and helped sleep train him when he was 6 months old. We definitely recommend...

- Kristi Jo L.

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