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Riley Brandon

Riley Brandon
Albany, NY

Hello, my name is Riley! I will be living in the Albany area this summer because my boyfriend has an internship there. I have been babysitting for many years and love coming up with activities and games to play with the kids. I also love playing with the children outdoors and do crafts!

Babysitter $15 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Albany for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

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Day

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Arvo

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Eve.

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Nite

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I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • School holidays
  • Public holidays

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • 4 years experience working with children
    • I carry a first aid kit
  • 6 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
    • Pet owner references
  • General credentials:
    • 21 years old
    • Drivers license
    • I have a car
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Arts/crafts
  • Fitness
  • Nature

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Alexis Martir

Alexis Martir
Albany, NY

I am fifteen going on sixteen in September. i have been babysitting children for about two years on and off, some experiences I have had was watching my siblings from 12pm-9pm for two years on top of other babysitting gigs. I have very flexible hours i am usually available.

Babysitter $13.75 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Up to 2 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Changing diapers
  • Bathing kids
  • Care for special needs kids
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Laundry/washing

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel within Albany for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

Day

Arvo

Eve.

Nite

I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • Valentine's Day
  • Overnight jobs

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • 2 years experience working with children
  • 2 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
    • Have a pet carrier
  • General credentials:
    • 16 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I am fifteen and going on sixteen in September of this year and will be going into tenth grade, I have worked with children since I was around the age of ten. From my brothers to my mother's friends children who ranged from all ages, mostly around 1-9.

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Comedy
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Fitness
  • Nature
  • Cooking

You can learn more about me by browsing my social accounts:

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Shatima smith

Shatima smith
Albany, NY

Hello, my name is Shatima Smith. I am a mother of five. I’ve worked at the YMCA ,the Boys and Girls Club, the Jewish community center Albany and Albany community action partnership. I have a (CDA) child development Associate and I also have a certificate in early childhood birth to eight years old that I just got from SCCC Schenectady county community college

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny $18 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Newborns (0 - 2 months)
  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Up to 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Toilet training
  • Changing diapers
  • Help with homework
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing

I'm available for events:

  • Wedding babysitting

Other services I can provide

  • House sitting
  • Elderly care

My availability

I'm looking for Full-time employment.

I can travel within Albany for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- -

Day

- -

Arvo

- -

Eve.

- - - - -

Nite

- -

I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • Overnight jobs

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • 10 years experience working with children
    • I'm a parent
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
  • General credentials:
    • 33 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I have a (CDA) child development Associate and I also have a certificate in early childhood (birth to eight years old). I recently just got it from SCCC Schenectady county community college in May and I also have first aid and CPR

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Tiana Johnson

Tiana Johnson
Albany, NY

Hi

Hi im 15 years old and looking for a baby sitting job or pet sitting job. no im not 16 yet but i turn 16 in august

Babysitter, Parent helper

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Newborns (0 - 2 months)
  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Up to 2 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Changing diapers

Household duties I can do:

  • Laundry/washing

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Part-time employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Albany for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - -

Day

- - - - -

Arvo

- - - - -

Eve.

Nite

- - - - -

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • 9 months experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 16 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts

Contact Tiana For Free

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How many kids need care?

Pet sitting

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Dog walking

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Merveille Pois
Albany, NY

Je suis une personne très sociable, mère de 2 enfants, j'apprends l'anglais à l'American Spanish Institute...

I have experience with children since I am a mother of 2 children… I can take care of your children without worry, I am a joyful, loving, funny person and I love children

Babysitter, Nanny

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Newborns (0 - 2 months)
  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Toilet training
  • Changing diapers
  • Bathing kids

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary, Part-time employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Albany for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- -

Day

- -

Arvo

- -

Eve.

- -

Nite

- - - - - - -

I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • Public holidays
  • Valentine's Day
  • Full weekends

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • Childcare credentials:
    • I'm a parent
  • General credentials:
    • 26 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Sports
  • Cooking

Contact Merveille For Free

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Childcare

How many kids need care?

Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

Dog walking

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Jadia Chaney
Albany, NY

Last seen 5 days ago.

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Albany for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

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Bella Miller
Albany, NY

Babysitter, Nanny

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Newborns (0 - 2 months)
  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary, Part-time, Full-time employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Albany for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

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Neelma Islam Antenucci
Albany, NY

Babysitter, Nanny

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Albany for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

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Makaylah Barber
Albany, NY

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Albany for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

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Niasia Chaney
Albany, NY

Babysitter, Parent helper

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Albany for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

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Babysitting Pay Rates Albany, NY, United States (Jul 2024)

Albany babysitters are paid an average of $17.75 per hour as of July 2024, which is 15% lower than the New York average of $20.89, and 4.2% higher than the United States average of $17.04. A fair pay rate depends on babysitter credentials, specific job requirements, and local demand for babysitting services.
Min Avg Max
Albany:
$15.00 $17.75 $20.00
New York:
$10.00 $20.89 $40.00
United States:
$2.00 $17.04 $80.00

Rates are calculated daily from our live member data.
Prices shown in United States dollars (USD)


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