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Harper Taran

Harper Taran
Montreal, QC

Hi! I'm kind caring and hard working, hire me and you wont be disappointed.

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny, Au pair $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 9 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Taking kids on outings
  • 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)
  • Dog walking (click for details)
  • Pet daycare
  • Pet boarding
  • House sitting
  • Yard work
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel within Montreal 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
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family
  • Live-in with the family

My credentials

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

  • 3 months experience working with children
    • Bachelor of early childhood education (currently studying)
  • 5 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
    • Pet owner references
  • General credentials:
    • 17 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English and French
    • Email verified

Graduating high shcool this year, very experienced and reliable when it comes to children and all animals.

My skills and interests:

  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Swimming
  • Nature
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Writing
  • Foreign languages

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Nitsanah Benyamini

Nitsanah Benyamini
Montreal, QC

Dedicated care giver for you ❤️

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny $22 / 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)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Toilet training
  • Changing diapers
  • 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, Part-time, Full-time employment.

I can travel within Montreal 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
  • 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:

  • 25 years experience working with children
    • I'm a parent
    • Registered carer
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
    • Bachelor of early childhood education (completed)
    • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • 13 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 49 years old
    • Police check
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Languages I can speak: English, French, and Spanish
    • Email verified

Hello, So a little bit about myself. I have a degree in early childhood education, with over 25 years of experience in child care with children of all ages. I am up to date with my CPR and first aid training certificate, and I have a clean police check. I am a passionate and devoted care-giver. Caring for children has always been a blessing.

My skills and interests:

  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Comedy
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Swimming
  • Writing

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Karina Burgess

Karina Burgess
Montreal, QC

Pet Sitter & Babysitter

Hi everyone,

I am a 23 year old university student at Concordia and waitress looking for additional employment. Mostly I am experienced working with pets, but I am comfortable looking after children as well. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any additional questions.

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny $20 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)
  • Up to 2 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • 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)
  • Dog walking (click for details)
  • Pet grooming
  • House sitting
  • Yard work
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring
  • Elderly care

My availability

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

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Montreal 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
  • Valentine's Day
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends

My credentials

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

  • 6 months experience working with children
    • I carry a first aid kit
  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • Police check
    • Drivers license
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English and French
    • Email verified

I am a fourth year student at Concordia studying Neuroscience. I am currently working as a server which requires a great deal of transferrable skills such as empathy, communication and care. I have lots of experience working with animals as I have been a pet owner my entire life, and I also have experience babysitting.

My skills and interests:

  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Fitness
  • Swimming
  • Nature
  • Cooking
  • Foreign languages

Contact Karina For Free

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Shira Azoulay

Shira Azoulay
Montreal, QC

You’re trusted experienced nanny, babysitter and daycare teacher

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny, Au pair $23 / 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 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Toilet training
  • Changing diapers
  • 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)
  • Dog walking (click for details)
  • Pet daycare
  • House sitting
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring
  • Elderly care

My availability

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

I can travel a few suburbs/towns away from Montreal 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
  • Valentine's Day
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family
  • Live-in with the family

My credentials

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

  • 10 years experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • 2 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 23 years old
    • Police check
    • Drivers license
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English and French
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Comedy
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Swimming
  • Cooking
  • Video
  • Design
  • Computers
  • Writing
  • Foreign languages

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Louna Hamad

Louna Hamad
Montreal, QC

Here for you :)

Hi, my name is Louna I've been babysitting for at least 9 years now I love kids and they love me. I also understand how frustrating kids could be sometimes I know very well how to take care of them, looking forward to hearing from you.

Babysitter, Parent helper $18 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

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

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel within Montreal 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
  • Valentine's Day

My credentials

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

  • 9 years experience working with children
  • 7 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
  • General credentials:
    • 34 years old
    • Drivers license
    • Languages I can speak: English, Arabic, and French
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Singing
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Cooking
  • Design

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

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Sarah Wylie

Sarah Wylie
Montreal, QC

Last seen 17 hours ago.

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny, Au pair

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Up to 2 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Help with homework
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

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

Other services I can provide

My availability

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

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Montreal 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:

  • 2 years experience working with children
  • 7 years experience working with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 22 years old
    • Drivers license
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Nature
  • Cooking
  • Design

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

Contact Sarah For Free

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Childcare

How many kids need care?

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Serena El Tawil
Montreal, QC

Last seen 4 days ago.

Mental health professional, play therapist and childminder with over 10 years of experience

Hello i hope all is well from your end :) I am a youth mental health professional and play therapist and I am able to assist you. Kindly check more about me below: I am an experienced and compassionate childminder with over 10 years of dedicated experience working with children across various settings, including as a childminder in England, providing exceptional care and support to multiple families. Skilled in play therapy, youth mental health, and cultural perspectives in mental health, backed by academic credentials from prestigious institutions. Possesses certifications in emergency pediatric first aid and a range of mental health specializations. Fluent in English, German, and Arabic, with intermediate proficiency in French and Spanish.

Babysitter, Nanny $25 / 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)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)

Childcare duties I can do:

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

Household duties I can do:

  • Grocery shopping
  • Running errands

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Corporate functions babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

Other services I can provide

  • Pet sitting (click for details)
  • Dog walking (click for details)
  • Pet grooming
  • House sitting
  • Tutoring
  • Elderly care

My availability

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

I can travel to surrounding suburbs/towns of Montreal 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
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family
  • Live-in with the family

My credentials

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

  • 10 years experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
    • I carry a first aid kit
    • Bachelor of early childhood education (completed)
    • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • 15 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • Police check
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Languages I can speak: English, Arabic, French, German, and Spanish
    • Email verified

Education

Grad. Cert., Play Therapy, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (Expected Graduation: 2024) MSc, Youth Mental Health, University of Birmingham, UK (2022) PgDip, Cultural and Global Perspectives in Mental Health, Queen Mary University of London, UK (2021) BA, Psychology, American University of Beirut, Lebanon (2020)

Work Experience

Play Therapist, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Utilized evidence-based play therapy methodologies to promote emotional regulation and social skills development in children, enhancing their overall well-being and resilience.

Researcher, AUBMC, Department of Psychiatry, Beirut, Lebanon Conducted research on mental health, integrating qualitative and quantitative data for publication.

Mental Health Case Manager & Data Collector, Qualisus Consulting, Beirut, Lebanon Implemented proactive case management strategies, improving client adherence to treatment plans and reducing crisis incidents.

Mental Health Care Worker, Smart Heart Professionals, London, UK Provided compassionate care to adults and elderly individuals with mental health and medical disorders, improving patient experiences and emotional well-being.

Assistant Counselor, Special Educational Needs Teacher, Behavioral Specialist, OPOGO, London, UK Supported students with emotional and behavioral needs, developed individualized education plans, and assisted in crisis intervention.

Volunteering Experience

Co-facilitator, AUBMC Department of Psychiatry, Beirut, Lebanon Facilitated lectures and discussions to enhance understanding of child development and mental well-being.

Volunteer, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon Utilized art therapy to improve patient experiences in the hemodialysis care unit.

Tutor, UNICEF, Beirut, Lebanon Provided educational support to Syrian refugee children, designing tailored lessons plans and fostering an inclusive learning environment.

Skills & Certifications Languages: Fluent in English, German, Arabic; Intermediate in French, Spanish. Certifications: Emergency Pediatric First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, Child Protection & Safeguarding.

Certifications -Level 3 Award in Emergency Pediatric First Aid from Riverside Training -Mental Health First Aid from MHFA England -CITI Good Clinical Practice, CITI Mental Health for Higher Ed and -Healthcare, Social and Behavioral Research from CITI Program -Child Protection and Safeguarding, Working with Children with Disabilities from CPD Certification Service -Keeping Children Safe in Education from Pure Education

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Comedy
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Swimming
  • Nature
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Video
  • Design
  • Computers
  • Writing
  • Foreign languages

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Alice Sukhoruchkin
Montreal, QC

Hire me!

I am very responsible and helpful person. I put love in everything I do and I always give my all.

Babysitter, Parent helper $23 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Toilet training
  • Changing diapers
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework

Household duties I can do:

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

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Corporate functions babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

Other services I can provide

  • Pet sitting (click for details)
  • Dog walking (click for details)
  • House sitting
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring
  • Elderly care

My availability

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

I can travel a few suburbs/towns away from Montreal 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
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family

My credentials

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

  • 10 years experience working with children
  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
    • Pet owner references
  • General credentials:
    • 19 years old
    • Police check
    • Drivers license
    • Emergency car access
    • I have a car
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Liability insurance
    • Languages I can speak: English, French, and Russian
    • Email verified

I am a current student at Vanier College in the Financial services and Insurance. My mom owns a at home kinderkarten so I grew up with multiple children at home. I know how to care for children, I have experience with children from 11 months to 6 years old.

My skills and interests:

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

Contact Alice For Free

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Julia Ha
Montreal, QC

Hi, I'm a great babysitter

Hi, I'm Korean student who's going to Cegeo soon. I've been baby sitting, pet sitting for a long time. I've had multiple pets before and baby sat a lots of babies and kids. I'm very friendly and have a good basic life skills.

Babysitter, Parent helper $18 / 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
  • Bottle feeding
  • Toilet training
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework

Household duties I can do:

  • Laundry/washing
  • Grocery shopping

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - - -

Day

- - - - - - -

Arvo

- - - - - - -

Eve.

- - - - - - -

Nite

- - - - -

I'm available for:

  • School holidays
  • Public holidays

My credentials

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

  • 2 years experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
  • 5 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
    • Pet owner references
  • General credentials:
    • 17 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English and Korean
    • Email verified

I’ve been taking class for babysitting and have been baby sitting for a long time. I can cook, bake, play sport. I've played almost all the sports in a high level and baking and cooking is also good.

My skills and interests:

  • Dance
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Swimming
  • Cooking

Contact Julia For Free

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Akosua Fowaa Frimpong

Akosua Fowaa Frimpong
Montreal, QC

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny, Au pair

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)

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

My credentials

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

Contact Akosua For Free

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Other pet services you need:

Dog walking

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Babysitting Pay Rates Montreal, QC, Canada (Jun 2024)

Montreal babysitters are paid an average of $20.00 per hour as of June 2024, which is 1.6% lower than the Canadian average of $20.33. A fair pay rate depends on babysitter credentials, specific job requirements, and local demand for babysitting services.
Min Avg Max
Montreal:
$16.00 $20.00 $25.00
Canada:
$5.00 $20.33 $50.00

Rates are calculated daily from our live member data.
Prices shown in Canadian dollars (CAD)


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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.