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Cheri E. - Seeking Work in Carolina Shores
Cheri E.

Cheri is dependable, easy going, and the kids loved her. She kept them busy and liked to go out and about when possible. Very warm hearted and kind, it was always comforting to leave our girls with Cheri. My wife and I have a crazy schedule and Cheri was always very flexible and easy to get in touch with. Trustworthy and experienced, you can rely on Cheri to be a great nanny! - Ian and Michelle

Angel M. - Seeking Work in Benson
Angel M.

I really liked that She was a retired pre-school teacher. She did art work and played games with my son who is 3. instead of just sitting around. She reliable and affordable. She has a sweet personality and easy to trust, I definitely recommend her. - John Meeks

Marissa C. - Seeking Work in Sanford
Marissa C.

She was really good with my kids, she never got frustrated or irritated with them. She actually played with them & entertained then, gave then outside time & she feed then good meals & not just snacks or junk. - Cheyanne

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What’s the average cost of a babysitter in North Carolina?

The average cost of a babysitter in North Carolina is $12.85 per hour. The cost of a babysitter is dependent on the babysitter’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Find a Babysitter in North Carolina

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in North Carolina

Before beginning the search for a babysitter, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a babysitter is the right choice for your child care needs. There are lots of benefits to hiring a babysitter such as getting the flexibility of having some more time for yourself or with your partner. When hiring a babysitter, first, you should explore the differences between a nanny and a babysitter. If you’re looking for occasional child care, babysitters are the right choice for you, but if you’re looking for more frequent care, a nanny may be better for your needs.

From there, you can think about what you expect your babysitter to handle so that you can create a profile for nannies to reach out to you. The boundaries for babysitters’ duties can vary from family to family. However, in general, a babysitter is responsible for making sure your kids’ needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example to housekeeping, laundry, or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your babysitter before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

North Carolina Babysitter Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective babysitters, the next step is to conduct an interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some babysitter interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a babysitter?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open and comfortable doing?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in North Carolina?
  • Do you have a North Carolina driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a babysitter that you’re considering hiring, make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your babysitter. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around babysitter responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming!

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