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Madison Mixter

Madison Mixter: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper) in North Wollongong, NSW

18yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi! I'm Madi and I'm 18 years old. I have 6 younger siblings ranging from 1-15 years old so I've basically been a babysitter my whole life! I am highly experienced, taking care of children for 8 ...

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Sitters in North Wollongong, NSW

Emily W

Emily W: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper) in New Farm, QLD

19yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hey Everyone! I am a 19 year old studying social worker with vast experience working with young children and adolescents! I am mental health trained and have my WWCC and NDIS Worker card....

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Sitters in New Farm, QLD

Sitter Interview Tips

How you conduct your interview process is critical to identifying the most appropriate sitter for your family. In the following articles, we run through a recommended babysitting interview format and provide tips and tricks that you can use to learn the most about your candidates. We also offer a huge list of good interview questions and how best to utilize them depending on your unique circumstances.


Tianna: (Babysitter, Nanny) in Mount Gravatt East, QLD

20yrs, (She/Her) from $35/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I’m a student studying a bachelor of nursing and working as a nanny

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Sitters in Mount Gravatt East, QLD

Celine Soo

Celine Soo: (Babysitter, Parent Helper) in Lane Cove, NSW

20yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi, I am 20 years old and studying at UNSW. I have had previous experience with babysitting. I love being around kids and I often play with my half sisters and my mum's friends kids. I have a bub...

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Sitters in Lane Cove, NSW

How To Vet Babysitting Candidates

Sitter profiles on this site are not verified by Kidsit, it is up to the parent or guardian to do the vetting and to make sure they are who they say they are and the skills and qualifications they claim to have are valid. Follow our guides on checking babysitter references and running background checks.

Selena Baines

Selena Baines: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper, Au Pair) in Burwood, NSW

43yrs, (They/Their) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Experience over 28 years✨✨I have cert 3 in individual support, health and safety, I have reared and cared for many children in my days and would love to give my mother nurture to any other child ...

Sitters in Burwood, NSW


Sally-Anne: (Parent Helper) in Sunbury, VIC

48yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I manage a successful early learning service and support educators to care for children and support families needs. my centre is exceeding in all 7 areas and I have and understand child develop...

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Sitters in Sunbury, VIC

What Makes A Good Sitter?

Finding a good sitter is not an easy task, the following articles highlight various qualities to look out for while you're gathering candidates for your open position. We also cover less commonly considered candidates such as male babysitters and answer commonly asked questions that parents have about them.

Brooke: (Babysitter) in Mornington, VIC

22yrs, (She/Her) from $40/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hey I’m Brooke I’m a qualified kindergarten teacher and babysit in my spare time. I’m very outgoing and bubbly! I enjoy spending all my time outdoors and being creative Look forward to ...

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Sitters in Mornington, VIC


Serenity: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper) in Canterbury, NSW

22yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I am an enthusiastic person who loves children. I have some experience between the ages of 5-13, I also have a reliable car with a clean driving record!. i am easy to work with and very flexible....

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Sitters in Canterbury, NSW

Age Recommendations

What age is too young (or too old) for a child to need a sitter? And how old should a sitter be? The following articles offer recommendations for sitter and child ages depending on the job requirements.


April: (Babysitter, Parent Helper) in Burwood, NSW

30yrs, (She/Her) from $25/hour.
Can travel 15km for work.

Dear Parents, My name is April, 30 years old filipino. I have been baby sitting for around 10 years since I was in the Philippines. I have taken care of infants, toddlers and teens. I have a ...

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Emily: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper) in Karabar, NSW

27yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi, my name is Emily. I have 10 years experience working with children. I have worked as a private nanny, babysitter and in childcare. I now have two children of my own + two bonus childre...

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Sitters in Karabar, NSW

How Much Should You Pay A Sitter?

One of the most common questions parents have about babysitting is how much they should pay their sitter. The following articles look at the many factors that influence babysitter pay including your geographic location, age and experience of the sitter, age and number of children, and specific job requirements.

Sitters in Epping, NSW

Trisha Rogasch

Trisha Rogasch: (Babysitter) in Forest Lake, QLD

70yrs, (She/Her) from $25/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

2 adult son, 2 adult grand-daughters. Over last 12 months I have undertaken a couple of local child minding tasks via Airtasker. From these jobs I have followed up with regular sitting for thes...

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Sitters in Forest Lake, QLD

How To Prepare For A New Sitter

If you’ve never hired a babysitter before you may be wondering how you should prepare, the following articles cover all the main things you should know.


Anjli: (Babysitter) in Hornsby, NSW

32yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Very responsible,reliable,honest and caring! I dedicate a lot of my time caring and nurturing babies, toddlers and kids.

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Sitters in Hornsby, NSW

Mel Read

Mel Read: (Babysitter, Parent Helper) in Windsor, QLD

37yrs, (She/Her) from $35/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I am a fun and loving mum who understands what life can be like. I work hard to protect and keep the kids safe, happy and healthy. I have been working with kids with disabilities for a long time,...

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Sitters in Windsor, QLD

Sitter Responsibilities

The responsibilities your sitter has while on the job should be agreed to beforehand so everyone’s expectations are met. The following articles can help you to decide what’s right for you.

Bella Cartwright

Bella Cartwright: (Babysitter, Nanny) in Pyrmont, NSW

23yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to view my sitter profile! My name is Bella & I'm a 23-year-old student currently living in Pyrmont, Sydney with my fiance, studying a bachelor of business ...

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Sitters in Pyrmont, NSW

Sitters in Carlingford, NSW

Babysitting Issues

Babysitting is not always easy for sitters or parents but it should always be safe. In the following articles, we reveal some key warning signs that you should be looking out for to ensure that your kids are safe and being lovingly looked after whenever you're away. We also discuss the things you can, and cannot do if you suspect something may be wrong.

Sarah Dingle

Sarah Dingle: (Babysitter) in Aberfeldie, VIC

28yrs, (She/Her) from $35/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I have been babysitting for over 10 years and have worked in childcare for 5. I have since stepped back to administration but want to continue working with children. I am first aid trained an...

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Sitters in Aberfeldie, VIC

Tania Ruscoe

Tania Ruscoe: (Babysitter) in Hawthorn, VIC

55yrs, (She/Her) from $35/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi, I have several years of babysitting experience and am available weekend evenings to help you out. I am punctual, reliable and have all check in place. I love art and craft and reading stories...

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Sitters in Hawthorn, VIC

Special Occasions

There are several key dates and events throughout the year when babysitters are in hot demand, read our guides below to give you an advantage over other families who are competing with you for the best babysitters.


Sheila: (Babysitter, Parent Helper) in Thornlie, WA

33yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I have plenty of experience with children of all ages. I am patient, caring, and always puts the safety of your child first. I am also comfortable with pets, so if you need a housesitter while yo...

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Sitters in Thornlie, WA


Katrina: (Babysitter) in Point Cook, VIC

28yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi Everyone, My name is Katrina I am a qualified primary school teacher. I have experience in junior year levels but can provide support to children of all ages. I have been babysitting o...

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Sitters in Point Cook, VIC

Have Fun With Your Sitter!

Great sitters will become part of the family before long so it’s important to treat them well.


Brooke: (Babysitter) in Mount Martha, VIC

20yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi! My name is Brooke and I have been doing babysitting for a couple of years and am a qualified Cert 3 childcare and kindergarten teacher. I'm really passionate about making children feel seen, ...

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Sitters in Mount Martha, VIC

Lisamaree Calderaro

Lisamaree Calderaro: (Babysitter, Nanny) in Strathfield, NSW

33yrs, (She/Her) from $50/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I have been baby sitting for 10+ years, it started off as baby sitting my younger siblings then grew to family members, neighbours, family friends children. I am a mum myself so I am very pat...

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Sitters in Strathfield, NSW

Parent Admin

Hiring a babysitter comes with extra responsibilities and duties because you are an employer. In these articles, we discuss the various admin tasks that may be asked of you such as writing babysitting references for past employees and we also cover how this can affect your tax.

Babysitting Business Secrets by Matthew Taylor

The Perfect Gift For Your Babysitter

My book, Babysitting Business Secrets, is out now as an inexpensive ebook or full-color paperback. If your babysitter is serious about becoming the best sitter they can be, then this book is perfect for them. I reveal all my tricks and tips for first-time babysitters or experienced sitters who just want to up their game. Get your copy today!
- Matthew Taylor, Kidsit Founder

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