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I need a Once Off Babysitter

I need a Once Off Babysitter

Need a once off Babysitter? Not just any Babysitter. One that lives nearby, has her own car, one that cares for children, has more than a years experience, who has been reference checked, not just as a way to earn money extra money, but for the passion and joy it brings her, one that works with children daily?

Unfortunately we will no longer be providing once off babysitting services as of 3 January 2011. If you would like to use our babysitting services please join the babysitting club by clicking here.

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What are our requirements for Babysitters

We like to look at applicants as a whole, relying not only on what they have done but who they are as people. In order for a Babysitter to be registered with us all candidates need to fulfill the following minimum Babysitting Mandate:  

  • Our Babysitters have at least 1 years child care experience as an Au pair or Babysitter with contactable references. ( most have three or more years experience)
  • Our Babysitters have their own reliable child safe vehicle and a valid South African driving license.
  • Our Babysitters must hold a valid first aid certificate or apply to do one with Sitters4U on application with us.
  • Our Babysitters must have no criminal record and provide either a police clearance certificate or affidavit stating their criminal status on application with us.
  • They must be in good health.
  • Our Babysitters have a friendly, outgoing and caring personality.
  • They are relatively active and enjoy being outdoors.
  • Through their references and history we ensure that our Babysitters love being around children and enjoy doing creative activities with them.
  • Our Babysitters are able to take the initiative in situations, from creating fun things to do, to handling an emergency situation.
  • Most of our Babysitters are also Au pairs by day!
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Frequently Asked Questions

If my Babysitter is present for 2 hours and 30 minutes, do I pay less for the last hour?

  • No. Fees are paid on an hourly basis, no concessions.

Who do I pay?

  • Membership fees and Once off charge are paid to Sitters4U.
  • Babysitting fees are paid in cash to the sitter directly on the day of performance.

How do cancellations work?

  • A charge of R50 is due to be paid to Sitters4U directly if booking is not cancelled 48 hours in advance.
  • No further bookings will be processed unless these fees are kept up to date.

Must I contact Sitters4U to make a booking or do I call the sitter directly?

  • You must always contact Sitters4u before contacting any sitter. This is advisable as should your regular sitter not be available we are able to make temporary arrangements for another sitter as quickly as possible.

How do I make a booking after I am registered as a client?

  • Bookings may be made by logging onto our website, signing in using your email address you will automatically be taken to the make a booking page.

Will I be able to get the same sitter every time?

  • Although we try to ensure that you always receive the same sitter this is not always possible and are subject to availability.

Is there a minimum booking time?

  • Yes, the minimum booking time is 3 hours.
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