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Sophie Rice
Pittsburgh$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I currently teach in an after school program, and last year I transitioned my second grade class to being virtual. I know how to help kids with zoom, google classroom, and a wide variety of other virtual programs. I also worked at the children’s museum so I know tons of arts activities and have a lot of experience with informal education. I love kids and I’m hoping I can help a family out during this uniquely difficult time!
Rachel Sporrer
Pittsburgh$20/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I am an honest, reliable person. I used to work in law enforcement and have several clearances and multiple trainings. I am fun loving and easy going. I love working with children and have a passion for life that I enjoy sharing with them. I have worked for amazing families over the past years. Some of the duties included picking the child up from the bus stop, helping with homework, snack or meal preparation, driving to and from activities such as ; gymnastics, piano, school, summer camp..ect. I would take care of the family's pets and home while away. I played sports all through school and am a very active person. I love music and art, anything that involves creativity! I enjoy helping children learn and grow. I am CPR certified and first aid certified. I took CNA classes in 2010 and worked in home health care. I am very honest and dependable, I would love to talk with you to see if I am what you are looking for.
Karina Campos
Pittsburgh$19/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello! My name is Karina I'm 25 years old I enjoy working with children, I love animals and I have 6+ years of working with children and adultls with special needs.
Anna Porter
Pittsburgh$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello, my name is Anna! Coming from a large family, I have loved working with children all of my life! I am in my third year at Grove City College majoring in Communications Studies and look forward to pursuing a career in the theatre industry. When it comes to supervising children, I am a firm believer in hands-on experiences and crafts before reverting to television entertainment. Let's have fun!

I am currently looking for a summer position with full or part time hours.
Erin McGann
East Liberty, Pittsburgh$8.50/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I have done childcare since my freshman year of high school. I currently work 15 hours a week at Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community in the South Side so I’m looking for something flexible around that. I have my FBI clearances and enjoy working with children. This summer I watched 3 children in the east end and enjoyed taking them around the city and doing activities together.
Sofia Carrasco
Pittsburgh$17/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Sofia Carrasco. I am a recent graduate of Washington & Jefferson College with degrees in French and International Studies. I am looking to work as a bilingual nanny (English/ Spanish/ French) for a nice family while I study for my law/grad school exams. Spanish is my native language, I learned English through living and going to school in the US, and I learned French through my university and my time spent in France. I am kind and motivated, love to teach and learn, and am a fun-loving nanny who also gets the job done.
Ava Krapanza
Pittsburgh$15/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I’m 18 years old and I attend Slippery Rock University. I love kids and will be able to drive them to any place they want and do housekeeping. Also can run errands and cook.
Jessica Smith
Mount Washington, Pittsburgh$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Jessica. I am 23 years old and a Pittsburgh native. I graduated Carlow University in 2019 with a degree in Middle Level English Education. I have experience working with children, babysitting, nannying, mentoring and teaching. I love to create bonds and meaningful relationships and have a passion for learning. I love to spend time outdoors, reading, exploring and doing crafts. I have a son who was born in January 2020, who I would love to socialize with other children.
Hannah Velasquez
Central Oakland, Pittsburgh$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, my name is Hannah Velasquez! I am 20 years old and I have lived in Germantown since I was 8 years old. I am the oldest of three girls and, therefore I have grown up taking care of children. I am a junior studying Psychology at Duquesne University and plan on getting my masters in Child Services.
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Morgan W.

Morgan is a positive and energetic worker! She is great with kids and has a lot of experience. She has watched my son for the last year and a half upon request and has always met all of my needs. She is great with following a schedule if needed and is capable of taking kids to appointments, to the park and anywhere that is needed - Kylea

Joyce L.

Hey Joyce is great with my son. He’s always a happy little man while in her care. I would highly recommend her! - Mikaiah

Victoria H.

victoria is reliable and trustworthy. She truly loves my children and she is their favorite babysitter. I did not have to worry at all when she watchted them. She always brought along activities to play with them. She also drove my kids to sport activities. - Pimjai

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How to Find a Babysitter in Pittsburgh, PA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Pittsburgh, PA

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 Pittsburgh can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Pittsburgh 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you have a Pennsylvania 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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