Babysitters > New York > Babysitters in Albany

Find a babysitter in Albany, NY


Nanny Lane is an easy and safe place for finding babysitters

Find Babysitters Near You
 
Hire a babysitter in Albany, NY
Karlie Ullman
Albany$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
I’m a college student at Sage this year and am looking to babysit all summer and upcoming school year. I have taken care of kids for 5 years now and I have tons of experience. I’m very responsible and help around the house a lot. I love creating bonds between your kids and I because one day when i’m a parent I know I want my child safe and comfortable with their babysitter. I’m very outgoing, I love to adventure, Funny, and most importantly caring. I hope you consider me!
Samantha C.
Albany$11.54/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been working with children for over 5 years, babysitting for multiple families. I have babysat and been a nanny for children ranging from 3 months old to 12 years old. My duties included waking children up, entertaining, bathing, transporting, and feeding children, light cleaning, some errands, putting children down for nap and or bed. I have also coached 5-10 year olds and volunteered at the Bethlehem Preschool. I have taken child development and psychology classes in high school, along with CPR in my health class.
Melissa N.
Albany$11.42/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I was a babysitter for my family and family friends from age 15 and up. I also was a live in nanny for two children for three years.
Katelyn Job
Albany$12/hr  |  6 yrs experience
Dedicated to making sure each child is well taken care of while helping them learn and grow
I have experience working with special needs children, infants
I’m first aid certified and cpr also have a degree in early childhood development
Hannah L.
Albany$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
For the past seven years I have worked with a family of four babysitting their two girls, one with cerebral palsy, ages three and one. I have also worked as a camp counselor and art director for the past six years where I developed and taught four to five art lessons each day. Most recently I have been a nanny for a family of three, taking care of a two year old throughout the day and a ten year old when he comes home from school. I am also currently working at an after school program as a teacher with children ranging from ages four to thirteen.
Saira Habib
Albany$12/hr  |  10 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Saira. I love kids and have tons of experience babysitting and teaching kids of all ages throughout the past several years. I’m a stay at home and have super flexible work hours.
Laura D.
Albany$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a current member of the INA(International Nanny Association)I have worked in the childcare field for 10 years. I have worked with children of all ages. I have also worked in many different childcare settings and have found nannying is what best suits me. I look forward to finding a great family.
Sarah B.
Albany$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I was a nanny to two children for 3 years during my undergraduate career. This included light housework, homework help, meal and night time routines. I also did several week long overnights. I have also done summer sitting with similar tasks.
Taylor B.
Albany$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting since I was 12 years old. I have a disabled younger brother that I have watched since I was old enough to. I have 13 younger cousins that I babysit whenever I am needed. Over the years I have been an as-needed babysitter but I'm looking to be a nanny. I have babysat children ranging from newborns to 13 yr. olds. I have recently been babysitting a 15 month-old.
  Next >
Hire a babysitter with great references
Naceyah A.

Necy was a great employee. She took my son on days where I needed her the most. Sometime it would be out of the blue. But she was always on time with getting him ready for pick up. She good with the baby she face times me when I want to see him. My son loves her. She is a great employee. - Desiree

Nearby cities to find a babysitter
Amherst, NY  Amityville, NY  Astoria, NY  Auburn, NY  Baldwin, NY  Baldwinsville, NY  Bay Shore, NY  Beacon, NY  Bellmore, NY  Binghamton, NY  Brentwood, NY  Brewster, NY  Brockport, NY  Bronx, NY  Bronxville, NY  Brooklyn, NY  Buffalo, NY  Canandaigua, NY  Centereach, NY  Central Islip, NY  Cheektowaga, NY  Clifton Park, NY  Commack, NY  Coram, NY  Cortland, NY  Deer Park, NY  Dix Hills, NY  East Meadow, NY  Elmont, NY  Fairport, NY  Floral Park, NY  Freeport, NY  Glen Cove, NY  Glens Falls, NY  Great Neck, NY  Hamburg, NY  Harrison, NY  Hempstead, NY  Hicksville, NY  Holbrook, NY  Holtsville, NY  Huntington, NY  Huntington Station, NY  Ithaca, NY  Jamaica, NY  Kingston, NY  Lancaster, NY  Levittown, NY  Lindenhurst, NY  Liverpool, NY  Long Beach, NY  Mahopac, NY  Mamaroneck, NY  Massapequa, NY  Merrick, NY  Middletown, NY  Monroe, NY  Mount Vernon, NY  Nanuet, NY  New City, NY  New Rochelle, NY  New Windsor, NY  New York, NY  Niagara Falls, NY  Nyack, NY  Orchard Park, NY  Ossining, NY  Patchogue, NY  Peekskill, NY  Pittsford, NY  Port Chester, NY  Port Washington, NY  Poughkeepsie, NY  Queens, NY  Richmond Hill, NY  Rochester, NY  Rockville Centre, NY  Ronkonkoma, NY  Saratoga Springs, NY  Scarsdale, NY  Schenectady, NY  Selden, NY  Shirley, NY  Smithtown, NY  Staten Island, NY  Sunnyside, NY  Syracuse, NY  The Bronx, NY  Tonawanda, NY  Troy, NY  Valley Stream, NY  Warwick, NY  Watertown, NY  Webster, NY  West Babylon, NY  West Seneca, NY  White Plains, NY  Williamsville, NY  Yonkers, NY
How to find a babysitter on Nanny Lane
Create a Profile
Create a Profile
Tell nannies and families about yourself
Connect & Hire
Connect & Hire
Message, interview, and run a background check
Start Payroll
Start Payroll
We do all your nanny payroll and taxes for you.
Find affordable child care options that fit your lifestyle.

How to Find a Babysitter in Albany, NY

Nanny Lane is a child care website meant to help you find a babysitter in your area. Our child care services include background checks, PLUS, and payroll.

Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Albany, NY

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 in Albany can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Albany 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 New York?
  • Do you have a New York 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!

And of course, as you learn how to hire a babysitter, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

Popular Searches in Albany, NY