Find babysitters in Chicago, IL that you’ll love

5,161 babysitters are listed in Chicago, IL

The average rate is $18/hr as of April 2024

The average experience for nearby babysitters is 5 years

Babysitters in Chicago, IL

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Tanya S.


Chicago, IL

$30-35/hr18 yrs exp

Occasional Babysitter

Hired by 32 families in your neighborhood

Welcome! Excited to be your potential nanny/babysitter. A little background about myself. I am one of five siblings. I started working at a Montessori school at age 16 and worked there for over 7+ yrs. Also, a nursery manager at a church in Lincoln Park for 6 yrs. I have experience as a mothers helper and taking care of infants...
Tanya can also help with: Travel, light cleaning
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Tanya is your girl! She was every bit of amazing. We hired her through Care.com because we were traveling to Chicago for vacation. She put my mind at ease with the first phone call. She was more than we could have asked for, our girls enjoyed their time with her....

Alex M.

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Amy L.


Chicago, IL

$25/hr5 yrs exp

Postpartum Doula And Engaging Babysitter

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

Empowerment, education and support are my goals as I work with families. Having been drawn to birth work for many years, I am so grateful to pursue my dream of serving as a postpartum doula. A lifelong love of learning keeps me motivated to continuously expand my knowledge through classes and personal study in this specialized...
Amy can also help with: Grocery shopping, light cleaning, meal prep, craft assistance
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
Amy started as a nanny with our family when our daughter was four months old. I was nervous beforehand as this was our first non-family caregiver, but any worries were quickly dispelled as I could tell right away we were in great hands. Amy has blown me away with...

Rachel F.

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Nicole M.


Chicago, IL

$17-21/hr2 yrs exp

Part-Time (or One Time) Babysitter

I have 4 children of my own, which are all teenagers. My only paid experience with children was working in Day Care for two years and house/babysitting for a couple to attend a business conference for a week. Outside of being paid, I have at least 25 years of caring for children from newborns to early teens, just out of my love...
Nicole can also help with: Carpooling

Recent review:

5.0
I love how Nicole is with my children and I have 4 (11 y/o boy, 9 y/o girl, 5 y/o boy, and 2 y/o girl). She is always my go to when I need someone to care for them which is often. She feeds them nutritional meals that are oh so good, she plays educational games...

Krystal M.

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Sandra L.


Chicago, IL

$20/hr10 yrs exp

Caregiver - Nanny - Babysitter

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

Hi, my name is Sandra. I have (10+) years experience taking care of newborns, toddlers, and school age children . I also volunteer in the kids' department at the church I attend on Sunday when needed. I love taking care of kids. They are so honest and friendly. I enjoy singing, playing games, or what makes children happy. I am...
Sandra can also help with: Craft assistance, travel
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Sandra did an amazing job with our baby girl from the ages of 6-12 months. This is a highly transitional age with the intro of solid foods, crawling, and walking. I also breastfed while working from home which can throw even more challenges in the mix. Sandra did...

Larelle B.

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Holly K.


Chicago, IL

$26/hr5 yrs exp

Part-Time Babysitter (Will Be Full-Time In The Summer)

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hello there! I'm Holly & 24 years old. I am a college graduate from Lewis University. I got my Bachelor's in Early Childhood/Special Education. After graduating during COVID, I found so much love in nannying that I decided I wanted to make it my career! I am CPR and First Aid certified. I have my own car and reliable...
Holly can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, light cleaning, carpooling, travel
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Early Education

Recent review:

5.0
WOW - where to begin with our beloved Miss Holly?! Her warmth and genuine love for our daughter has created the most loving and happy environment at our house. Most importantly, our daughter absolutely adores her. In fact, one of her first words was (her version...

Kyerstin B.

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Vasiliki B.


Chicago, IL

$15-50/hr10 yrs exp

Trusting Babysitter

Hello there! My name is Vasiliki. I am located in the Portage Park area. I've been taking care of children for over 28 years. Having 8 children myself all grown up now. As well as past experience working in a home daycare. I can provide references upon request. I have experience from two months to eight years of age. I can...

Recent review:

5.0
She has to be one of the sweetest care takers I have ever met! This makes sense as she has 8 kids of her own, amazing! Every time I would pick up my 16 month year old son, he would have a smile in his face and start laughing. She also makes homemade food like...

Vanessa A.

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Luciene F.


Chicago, IL

$42/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter

Hired by 10 families in your neighborhood

I am an extremely optimistic person who is very hard-working and loyal. I am 60 years old and moved here to Chicago from Brazil five years ago. My life experiences set me apart from others; I have adapted to many different situations, and I am very flexible in my thinking. I love to learn new things every day and share this...
Luciene can also help with: Light cleaning, travel, meal prep
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Luci has been helping us with house cleaning for a few weeks now and we can't recommend her strongly enough! She is super thorough and efficient and so lovely to have around. We're so happy we found her!

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Jeanie D.


Chicago, IL

$27-30/hr10 yrs exp

Reliable, Caring And Energetic Babysitter

Hired by 8 families in your neighborhood

Hello! My name is Jeanie, and I have been babysitting for over 10 years. I work with children ranging from newborn all the way to teenagers, and would love to believe that I am positive, energetic and caring babysitter. The kids love it when I keep them entertained and they love to learn too. While caring for them, I also make...
Jeanie can also help with: Craft assistance, meal prep, light cleaning
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
Jeanie is punctual, dependable, and so good with our son. She has been very conscientious and communicative about wearing masks and being safe, but also keeps our son moving and having fun when she's with him.

Alva C.

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Jurate C.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Full Time Or Part Time Nanny/babysitter Available

Hired by 14 families in your neighborhood

I am more than 17 years of experience as a Nanny/ Sitter in the New Jersey area. I am multi lingual English, Russian, Lithuanian . I have long term references, I worked extensively caring for , newborns, toddlers and pre-school , teenager aged children. All children are a blessing who deserve the best. I focused and goal...
Jurate can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, carpooling
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Jurate was great - we were in town for a wedding and had an earlier sitter ghost us the week of the event, and she was able to help us out without a ton of notice. She was punctual, friendly with our boys and did everything we needed her to do to handle bedtime. We...

Taylor S.

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Marilyn L.


Chicago, IL

$25/hr2 yrs exp

Fun And Loving Babysitter!

Hired by 11 families in your neighborhood

I am a Junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I am taking a one-year break until next Fall; when I return, I plan to switch my major to Psychology! I am an extremely organized person. I never leave the house without my planner. I love to go on adventures and have fun with the children I babysit. Please don't...
Marilyn can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Marilyn was absolutely wonderful with all three of my kids!!! She was very fast to reply to all my requests and she was very punctual. She played games/craft, made forts, and took them to the park. She made sure they had all their meals and she helped clean up...

Fizzah Z.

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Tamia M.


Chicago, IL

$20-25/hr9 yrs exp

Babysitter \ Nanny

Hired by 6 families in your neighborhood

Hello families I'll start by introducing my self my name is Tamia, and I've been a nanny for the past 9 years now. I'm a new found mom and looking forward to treating your children with great care as if they are mine. Past families I've worked with would describe me as reliable, patient , trustworthy, and compassionate. In my...
Tamia can also help with: Craft assistance, meal prep, light cleaning, swimming supervision, travel
Skills:

CPR

CNA

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
We really enjoyed interviewing Tamia for the nanny role for our family. She was professional, punctual, and communicative all throughout the process. We decided to hire a different candidate whose qualifications better aligned with our family’s needs. Nevertheless,...

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Sha'ron D.


Chicago, IL

$32/hr10 yrs exp

Young, Active, Experienced Babysitter And Nanny!

Hired by 8 families in your neighborhood

My experience and abilities are outlined as follows: *Group Leader from August 2012-February 2015. I loved this job. I helped with homework, created and planned activities and games, taught swimming, and really enjoyed mentoring and being around the children! *Assistant Teacher April 2015-June 2015. I was a floater and a school...
Sha'ron can also help with: Light cleaning, carpooling, travel, craft assistance, swimming supervision, meal prep & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
Sha'ron has been our weekend nanny for the past five months, and our five-year-old son loves her very much. She is dependable, punctual, energetic, and engaged with kids. She listens to our needs. Our weekends are definitely easier with her great help. I would...

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Diana G.


Chicago, IL

$26/hr10 yrs exp

Excellent Babysitter

Hired by 6 families in your neighborhood

Hello families I have 16 years of being a nanny I love newborn babies and children of all ages. My passion is to find a loving family who I can call my own and as well as building trust and having great communication with the families happy baby happy family. My passion is to care for your child like my own.
Diana can also help with: Light cleaning, travel

Recent review:

5.0
Diana is great and has been working with us for a few weeks. She is great with our infant son. She gives me updates and I know I can trust her with him.

Breauna C.

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Chelsea E.


Chicago, IL

$25-26/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hello! I have graduated from the University of Dayton and currently live in Lakeview, Chicago! I have experience in the healthcare field for the past 5 years and am Covid vaccinated and CPR certified. I have current experience with babies to older children as I have nannied for 5+ years, babysat neighborhood kids since I was 13,...
Chelsea can also help with: Swimming supervision, carpooling, craft assistance, travel
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
Chelsea worked for us for half of this summer as our former sitter unexpectedly moved out of state. We found Chelsea and she was the best sitter we ever had. She is cheerful, happy cooked meals played and bonded so well with our kids. They still miss her. We hope...

Crystal F.

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Isaly R.


Chicago, IL

$19-25/hr6 yrs exp

Part-time Babysitter

I have 6yrs experience caring for children. I'm a very outgoing, active individual who loves the outdoors and sports! I'm experienced in caring for multiples and am great at helping organize long days, calendars, and play dates. I have great multitasking skills and am a neat person! I'm a team player and always ready for a new...
Isaly can also help with: Travel, light cleaning, carpooling, craft assistance

Recent review:

5.0
For the past two summers Isaly has babysat my two daughters. Isaly is a bright, patient, and caring person. She relates well with my girl. They love her because she's gentle, kind, and genuinely cares about them. Isaly has many good qualities that I'm sure she...

Sandra O.

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Leeanna P.


Chicago, IL

$23-25/hr10 yrs exp

Warm And Fun Babysitter/Nanny Here To Help YOU!

Hi! My name is Leeanna, and I have been a nanny for 10 years in Chicago. I have extensive experience with infants and toddler age children, but have worked with children as old as 8. My most recent experience is in share settings with two children of the same age, so I am definitely comfortable with multiples! I like interactive...
Leeanna can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision

Recent review:

5.0
Leeanna was an absolutely wonderful addition to our family. I especially loved her imaginative play skills with my three-year-old. We unfortunately had to part ways with her due to a family move but otherwise would still be working with her. I trusted my children...

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Laura R.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr7 yrs exp

Babysitter/Nanny

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have been babysitting since I was 12 and nannied my way through college and continue to babysit on weekends and evenings.
Laura can also help with: Craft assistance, light cleaning, meal prep
Skills:

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
I'm so happy I found Laura! She is very sweet, kind, punctual, and great with my kids. They love being with her. I have a 10 month old and a 4 yr old. We look forward to having her help us with child care.

Olga S.

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Paige S.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter Available At Your Need!

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hello! My name is Paige I have been babysitting for 15+ years. I have experience with children of all ages ranging from toddlers to teenagers. I can/enjoy cooking and doing light housekeeping while on the job. I am very outgoing, organized and always on time and on call! A little about me... - I'm a curve model - I moved here...
Paige can also help with: Travel, light cleaning, swimming supervision, meal prep, craft assistance

Recent review:

5.0
Paige is the best! She has fabulous energy and is a total natural with kids. She watched my 1 year old daughter while I went to dinner. She was punctual, receptive to our routine, and super neat. I would highly recommend and I will definitely be using her again!

Maren S.

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Caitlin A.


Chicago, IL

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny Or Babysitter

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I have babysat for kids of all ages for 8 years now, and nannied for a family with 2 children last summer. I have experience with babysitting children, the oldest being 15 and the youngest 4 months old. I am very comfortable driving kids to and from school, camp, and other activities. I love to help children with their school...
Caitlin can also help with: Carpooling, light cleaning, swimming supervision, travel, meal prep, craft assistance & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
Caitlin was an absolute gem! I have 3 kids and she was able to keep them all entertained and organized activities for all of them play together. I never worried about my children's safety while they were in her care. She was easy to get in touch with and always on...

Elise M.

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Sarah G.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr7 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter

Hello! I am an experienced and reliable babysitter and nanny with 7+ years of experience. I am originally from Omaha, NE, but I study in Chicago! I have cared for children of all ages (0-15 years old) and am capable of handling multiple children, as I have experience nannying four children. I look forward to watching your little...
Sarah can also help with: Craft assistance, meal prep, grocery shopping, light cleaning, swimming supervision

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Recent babysitter reviews from local parents in Chicago, IL

Tanya S.

5.0

Tanya is your girl! She was every bit of amazing. We hired her through Care.com because we were traveling to Chicago for vacation. She put my mind at ease with the first phone call. She was more than we could have asked for, our girls enjoyed their time with her. And, her picture updates created for...

- Alex M.

Amy L.

5.0

Amy started as a nanny with our family when our daughter was four months old. I was nervous beforehand as this was our first non-family caregiver, but any worries were quickly dispelled as I could tell right away we were in great hands. Amy has blown me away with her extreme professionalism. She's...

- Rachel F.

Nicole M.

5.0

I love how Nicole is with my children and I have 4 (11 y/o boy, 9 y/o girl, 5 y/o boy, and 2 y/o girl). She is always my go to when I need someone to care for them which is often. She feeds them nutritional meals that are oh so good, she plays educational games with them and also makes sure they are...

- Krystal M.

Sandra L.

5.0

Sandra did an amazing job with our baby girl from the ages of 6-12 months. This is a highly transitional age with the intro of solid foods, crawling, and walking. I also breastfed while working from home which can throw even more challenges in the mix. Sandra did an amazing job with helping us with...

- Larelle B.

Holly K.

5.0

WOW - where to begin with our beloved Miss Holly?! Her warmth and genuine love for our daughter has created the most loving and happy environment at our house. Most importantly, our daughter absolutely adores her. In fact, one of her first words was (her version of) “Holly”. She crawls right over to...

- Kyerstin B.

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Average Rating4.8 / 5

Babysitters in Chicago, IL are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 2,106 reviews of the 5,161 listed babysitters.