How To Find A Babysitter?

How do I find a babysitter in my area?

10 Ways to Find a Babysitter in Your Area

  • Use referrals. Start by asking friends and family if they have someone they trust and feel good about.
  • Contact local colleges.
  • Consider community organizations.
  • Look to friends.
  • Look on the Internet.
  • Ask around church.
  • View the want-ads.
  • Talk to daycare teachers.

How do I find a trustworthy babysitter?

Where to Find a Babysitter

  1. Ask Your Friends for Referrals. Word-of-mouth referrals are often best.
  2. Advertise in a College Paper.
  3. Search at a Local Nonprofit Agency.
  4. Try an Online Service.
  5. Have a Brief Phone Interview.
  6. Meet With Her in Person.
  7. Let Her Spend Time With the Kids in Your Presence.
  8. Ask for and Call References.

How do I find a last minute babysitter?

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How do you pick a babysitter?

Choosing a Babysitter

  1. Ask friends and neighbors for recommendations.
  2. Check with local high schools, colleges, nursing schools, and senior citizen centers.
  3. Read the bulletin boards (or place a posting yourself) at places where parents tend to congregate, such as churches, supermarkets, or the YMCA.