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Who Are We?

Sitters4U is a locally based professional childcare, education, home and administrative support service provider. Since 2007 we have catered to family and business needs, providing in-person services in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria and abroad.

Our service range includes professional childcare, educational (including homeschooling and online educational support), administrative and home management support services for private families, and childminding services for film, restaurants, events, concierge and hotels, etc.

Having processed over 100 000 applications since 2007, we maintain an active database of professional staff across South Africa. We not only save our clients time, and resources but through stringent vetting processes, we ensure your peace of mind, anytime. We set the bar for what is today considered professional family support in South Africa.

Sitters4u, we are family supporting family.

Our Team

Find out more about our team, their duties, our requirements and salary/rate averages:





LocalCARE Placements

90 days service or longer

Available across South Africa, our local families with on-going long term needs, we offer a range of compartmentalized vetting and sourcing services for long term (90 days+) full time, part time or on going babysitting needs, allowing families to build their service package according to their needs and budgeting:

  • Contact applicants directly

  • Review only the top applications from our pre-screened team, matched to your needs, for swift turn around

  • Review only the top applications from external applications generated by marketing to our vetted team, and across multiple marketing platforms, we sift through these applications so you don't have to.

  • Screen external candidates sourced by you to insure you have the best candidate for the job

  • We provide contracts of employment for service providers sourced by Sitters4U or by yourself

SwiftCARE Placements

24 hours (over one or more bookings) to 90 days service

Available in Cape Town and Gauteng, SwiftCARE is our bespoke service generally for international clients, holidaying families, or those requiring short term placements of FamilyCARE services providers

  • End to end professional recommendation based recruitment services
  • Receive qualified applications for your needs from pre-screened applications only
  • 24 hours up to a maximum period  of 90 days service
  • Quick turn around

On-Demand Care | Babysitting:

24 hours service or less

  • For local families we will assist you through LocalCARE service to source long term babysitters for your family in Cape Town or Gauteng.
  • If you are visiting Cape Town  and require a babysitter, chaperone or playzone assistant for an on-demand booking in Cape Town or surrounds, please visit this website for service.


Types of Events we cater to:

*Apply to list as an event service or product supplier. We would require suppliers of event equipment, play equipment, furniture hire, entertainers, etc by clicking here>


Sitters4U provides long range, short range and adhoc film childminders and child wranglers. To use the service;

Step 1: Review our service guidelines by clicking here>

Step 2: Complete our FilmCARE quote request form by clicking here>

For Staff:

Do you have a question you can't find the answer to or do you need urgent assistance? Email us on or drop us a WhatsApp for the fastest reply on +27 74 656 0469.

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