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Caitlin Livingston-Wood
Dunedin, Otago

Babysitter $26 / 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)
  • Up to 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Changing nappies
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Corporate functions babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Dunedin 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
  • School holidays
  • Public holidays
  • New Year's Eve

My credentials

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

  • 6 years experience working with children
    • Registered carer
    • First aid training
    • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • 2 months experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 19 years old
    • Police check
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Volunteer work at SPCA dunedin Worked in childcare since 2018, working at holiday programmes since 2021

My skills and interests:

  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Swimming
  • Gardening
  • Cooking

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Kelly Davis
Dunedin, Otago

Babysitter

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)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)
  • Up to 4 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Bottle feeding
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Changing nappies
  • Care for special needs kids
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Grocery shopping
  • Running errands

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Dunedin 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
  • New Year's Eve
  • Valentine's Day
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family

My credentials

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

  • 12 years experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
  • General credentials:
    • 29 years old
    • Drivers license
    • I have a car
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Contact Kelly 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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Jess

Jess
Dunedin, Otago

Hi parents, My name is Jess and I have a wide range of experience working with children. I am studying to be a nurse so have some great skills. Would love to hear from you- feel free to message me 😁

Babysitter, 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)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)
  • Up to 5 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Toilet training
  • Changing nappies
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework
  • Care for special needs kids
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing
  • Grocery shopping
  • Running errands

Other services I can provide

  • Pet sitting (click for details)
  • House sitting
  • Yard work
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring

My availability

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

I can travel to surrounding suburbs/towns of Dunedin 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
  • School holidays
  • Valentine's Day
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family

My credentials

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

  • 6 years experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
    • I carry a first aid kit
    • Asthma training
    • Anaphylaxis training
    • Water safety training
  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
  • General credentials:
    • 19 years old
    • Police check
    • Drivers license
    • I have a car
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Dance
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Swimming
  • Nature
  • Cooking

Contact Jess For Free

Your job requirements will be sent with your message.

Select the services you need:

Childcare

How many kids need care?

Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

Dog walking

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Morganne-lee Greene

Morganne-lee Greene
Dunedin, Otago

I am 20 and currently studying exercise and sport science at the University of Otago. In the past 7 years I have babysat my 5 cousins for my aunty from time to time and done cleaning along side doing that. I have also babysat for numerous other people on occasions. I really like interacting with children and I am reliable and honest. I have a full drivers license and am confident driving children to and from destinations.

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny $20 / 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)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)
  • Up to 5 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Toilet training
  • Changing nappies
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing
  • Grocery shopping
  • Running errands

Other services I can provide

  • Pet sitting (click for details)
  • House sitting
  • Yard work
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring

My availability

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

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

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - - -

Day

- - - - - -

Arvo

-

Eve.

-

Nite

- - - - - - -

I'm available for:

  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends

My credentials

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

  • 5 years experience working with children
  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
  • General credentials:
    • 21 years old
    • Drivers license
    • I have a car
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Reading/storytelling
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Swimming
  • Cooking

Contact Morganne-lee For Free

Your job requirements will be sent with your message.

Select the services you need:

Childcare

How many kids need care?

Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

Dog walking

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Babysitting Pay Rates Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand (Jun 2024)

Dunedin babysitters are paid an average of $21.33 per hour as of June 2024, which is 17.7% lower than the New Zealand average of $25.93. A fair pay rate depends on babysitter credentials, specific job requirements, and local demand for babysitting services.
Min Avg Max
Dunedin:
$18.00 $21.33 $26.00
New Zealand:
$18.00 $25.93 $36.00

Rates are calculated daily from our live member data.
Prices shown in New Zealand dollars (NZD)


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Parents' Guide To Babysitting

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Why hire a babysitter

In this section we look at what services babysitters typically provide, how they're different to other carers, and the many benefits your family can enjoy when hiring a babysitter.

When to hire a babysitter

Every family is different and so are the requirements for hiring a babysitter. In this section, we explore the many factors that can influence when, and how often, you choose to hire a babysitter so you can have a better idea of what may be best for your family.

How to find a good babysitter

Often the biggest challenge with hiring a babysitter is finding good candidates, to begin with. In this section, we reveal many secrets that you can use to attract the best local babysitters, we also explore alternatives to hiring babysitters that you may not have considered.

What makes a good babysitter

Finding a good babysitter is not an easy task, in this section, we 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.

Babysitter interview tips

How you conduct your interview process is critical to identifying the most appropriate babysitter for your family. In this section, 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.

Babysitter pay

One of the most common questions parents have about babysitting is how much they should pay their sitter. In this section, we 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.

How to vet babysitting candidates

Once you have a shortlist of the best babysitters you can find, the next step is to vet them further 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.

Babysitting job expectations

Babysitting jobs come with a lot of expectations from both sides, in this section we look at the common things that babysitters and parents anticipate and how good communication is critical to maintaining a good working relationship where everyone knows what is expected of them.

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.

Babysitting difficulties

Babysitting is not always easy for sitters or parents but it should always be safe. In this section, 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.

Babysitting admin and tax

Hiring a babysitter comes with extra responsibilities and duties because you are an employer. In this section, 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.