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Mirya
Petal, MS

Babysitter, Parent helper

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)

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

My credentials

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

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Jakyla Booth

Jakyla Booth
Petal, MS

Hi, my name is jakyla, 17 senior in high school plays sports love kids, I babysit somebody from my church kid. Can cook clean and stuff for you

Babysitter $12 / 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)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Changing diapers
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing
  • Grocery shopping

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

Other services I can provide

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

My availability

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

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Petal 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:

  • 3 months experience working with children
  • 1 month experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 17 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Cooking
  • Computers
  • Writing

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

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Select the services you need:

Childcare

How many kids need care?

Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

Dog walking

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Berisha Odom

Berisha Odom
Petal, MS

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny $16 / 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
  • 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

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Corporate functions babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

Other services I can provide

  • 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 Petal 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:

  • 5 years experience working with children
    • CPR training
    • Bachelor of early childhood education (completed)
  • General credentials:
    • Drivers license
    • I have a car
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Liability insurance
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Reading/storytelling
  • Arts/crafts
  • Fitness
  • Cooking

Contact Berisha For Free

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Select the services you need:

Childcare

How many kids need care?

Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

Dog walking

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Shadavian Bernicia McNair

Shadavian Bernicia McNair
Petal, MS

Hey, My name is Shadavian McNair. I am 18 years old and a very intelligent and outgoing person. Most say I’m dramatic and fun to be around. I bring out excitement in people. I have a amazing friend that never use to talk ( which I thought was mute lol) and I just was outgoing and always happy around her and it just made her feel safe to be who she really was around me.

Babysitter $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 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

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

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Petal 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
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family

My credentials

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

  • General credentials:
    • 18 years old
    • Drivers license
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Swimming
  • Cooking

Contact Shadavian 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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Megan Drew
Petal, MS

Last seen 6 days ago.

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Newborns (0 - 2 months)
  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

My credentials

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

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How many kids need care?

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Shelley Mckeen
Petal, MS

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Up to 1 child at once

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • 65 years old
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

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Carly Adkins

Carly Adkins
Hattiesburg, MS

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Taking kids on outings
  • Help with homework

Other services I can provide

My availability

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

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

My credentials

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

  • 3 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 19 years old
    • Police check
    • Drivers license
    • I have a car
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I’m a College student at JCJC for art, and I love to help and care for kids. My mother also works in the school district, so I am very used to being around children and helping with schoolwork.

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Design
  • Computers

Contact Carly For Free

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Makhia Thomas

Makhia Thomas
Hattiesburg, MS

Hello, my name is Makhia Thomas but I like to go by Mars. I’ve been taking care of kids since I was a kid myself. Growing up as the oldest of 4, it just came easy to me. I’ve also babysat for my mom’s friends for years. The most kids I’ve watched at once were 2 infants, 2 toddlers, and 5 kids ranging in age from 6-12

Babysitter, Parent helper $12 / 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 4 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Changing diapers
  • 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
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring

My availability

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

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Hattiesburg 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
  • 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:

  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
  • General credentials:
    • 19 years old
    • Drivers license
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Cooking

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

Contact Makhia For Free

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Childcare

How many kids need care?

Pet sitting

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Dog walking

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Valeria Barajas
Hattiesburg, MS

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

My credentials

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

Contact Valeria For Free

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Select the services you need:

Childcare

How many kids need care?

Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

Dog walking

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Megan Matthews
Hattiesburg, MS

Babysitter, Parent helper, Nanny, Au pair

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)
  • Up to 3 children at once

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel a few suburbs/towns away from Hattiesburg for work.

My credentials

  • General credentials:
    • 23 years old
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Contact Megan For Free

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Childcare

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Babysitting Pay Rates Petal, MS, United States (Jul 2024)

Petal babysitters are paid an average of $14.80 per hour as of July 2024, which is 12.4% higher than the Mississippi average of $13.17, and 13.1% lower 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
Petal:
$12.00 $14.80 $20.00
Mississippi:
$8.00 $13.17 $20.00
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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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.