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Michael S. - Seeking Work in Portland
Michael S.

He was very reliable and on time! He had a great attitude and took care of my daughter very well, going on outings and introducing her to other play dates. He kept her on a nap and feeding schedule that worked well for her and always kept me up to date with how she is doing through out the day. We trusted him and felt comfortable and confident our daughter was well taken care of. - Alison

Kelsey H. - Seeking Work in Madras
Kelsey H.

She has been very flexible with scheduling. I have known her since 2019 and she is very patient and kind with my bushel of children - Kaylei

Isabella M. - Seeking Work in Salem
Isabella M.

Isabella was a very dependable worker. She is always willing to go the extra mile to help out. She provides an upbeat attitude to any team. Isabella makes great connections with her peers and maintains a positive relationship with Management. - Paige Kinzer

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What’s the average cost of a babysitter in Oregon?

The average cost of a babysitter in Oregon is $15.64 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 Oregon

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Oregon

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.

Oregon 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 Oregon?
  • Do you have a Oregon 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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