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143 babysitters are listed in Des Plaines, IL

The average rate is $18/hr as of December 2023

The average experience for nearby babysitters is 4 years

Recent babysitter reviews from local parents in Des Plaines, IL

Isabel Maria L.

5.0

Isabel was wonderful! She took care of our toddler while our regular sitter had to be away for 6 weeks. I was nervous about how that would affect my toddler with all the change and getting to know a new caregiver. I felt an instant connection and very comfortable with Isabel, and it did not take...

- Marta L.

Mallory T.

5.0

Mallory is a bright, nice young woman. She is very smart and patient. I have known her for many years, and I have seen her grow into a very capable young woman. She babysat for my young children many times. They had a great time and were safe. I recommend her for any nanny/babysitting position.

- Julia S.

Catherine K.

5.0

Catherine has been a reliable, kind, and generous caregiver to our family for the past year and a half. She has picked up our young girls from preschool daily, bringing them home to snacks, naps, and play time. In addition to watching our children, Catherine has taken care of our pets and plants,...

- Anne R.

May D.

5.0

May was a wonderful many for my 3 boys. She is patient, helpful, responsible and caring. She became like a part of the family while she worked for us.

- Kinley K.

Lorraine G.

5.0

Lorraine was my nanny for my two girls for 3 years. I decided to be home full-time so I no longer needed her as a nanny. However, she still works for us for date nights. My girls love Lorraine. While being our nanny she was punctual, reliable and dependable. I would hire her as our nanny again if I...

- Amanda M.

Babysitters in Des Plaines, IL

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Isabel Maria L.


Des Plaines, IL

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Loving Full-Time Nanny/Babysitter

5.0

(3)

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Hello! My name is Isabel. I have over nine years experience as a Nanny. I am a student and mother of a fabulous 18-year-old girl, and a 3-year-old boy. I'm finishing up my BSW in Social Work. I love music, art, and, imaginary play. What I am seeking is a part-time caregiver/nanny position. I am a...

Recent review:

5.0
Isabel was wonderful! She took care of our toddler while our regular sitter had to be away for 6 weeks. I was nervous about how that would affect my toddler with all the change and getting to know a new...

Reviewed by Marta L.

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Mallory T.


Des Plaines, IL

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Part-Time Nanny/babysitter In Urbana/Champaign

5.0

(1)

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Hi my name is Mallory and I am a 21-year-old student graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with a Bachelors Degree in Social Work. I will be graduating in May of 2019 and will be in Des Plaines, IL for the summer. I am looking for a full-time nannying/babysitting position....

Recent review:

5.0
Mallory is a bright, nice young woman. She is very smart and patient. I have known her for many years, and I have seen her grow into a very capable young woman. She babysat for my young children many times....

Reviewed by Julia S.

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Catherine K.


Des Plaines, IL

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter or Child Care With Food Prep Available

5.0

(3)

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Would you like your children picked up from school, homework supervised, laundry done and supper on the table ? If so , I am a well educated , energetic and healthy 69 yr old widow. I recently relocated to Florida from Pawleys Island , S. C. to be close to my daughter. I worked in Ft Lauderdale for...
Catherine can also help with: Light cleaning, Carpooling, Travel

Recent review:

5.0
Catherine has been a reliable, kind, and generous caregiver to our family for the past year and a half. She has picked up our young girls from preschool daily, bringing them home to snacks, naps, and play time....

Reviewed by Anne R.

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May D.


Des Plaines, IL

$15-18/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Babysitter

5.0

(2)

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I got married 10 years ago. I'm a mom of 4 kids. 17-year-old, 9, 8 and 5-year-old. I attended College, I was studying to be an elementary school teacher. I completed one year of college. My passion in life is children. I am comfortable working with children of all ages. I have experience from...

Recent review:

5.0
May was a wonderful many for my 3 boys. She is patient, helpful, responsible and caring. She became like a part of the family while she worked for us.

Reviewed by Kinley K.

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Lorraine G.


Des Plaines, IL

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Bilingual Experienced College Student Available for Babysitting

4.5

(12)

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I enjoy working with children of all ages. I've been working with children since I was 15 years old. I have excellent references upon request. I finished my associates degree and completed 3 years towards a nursing degree. I am a certified nurses assistant. I reside in Des Plaines. I'm fluent in...
Lorraine can also help with: Travel, Light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Lorraine was my nanny for my two girls for 3 years. I decided to be home full-time so I no longer needed her as a nanny. However, she still works for us for date nights. My girls love Lorraine. While being our...

Reviewed by Amanda M.

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Maira F.


Des Plaines, IL

$24-36/hr7 yrs exp

Empathy Is My Accomplice.

5.0

(6)

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Hello, As I am working on my undergraduate degree for Applied Behavioural Science at National Louis University, I would love to work taking care of children and making a positive impact as in their lives. I have an absolute love for books and curiosity. I also have excellent referrals and years of...

Recent review:

5.0
She's a very patient and kind person. Has a heart of gold.

Reviewed by Monica F.

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Sue Z.


Des Plaines, IL

$20-28/hr10 yrs exp

4.7

(19)

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I can babysit children in different age groups. I always make sure that the child/children feel comfortable and well, I am good at coming up with ideas and activities. I love to teach the children new things, do crafts, explore outside with them and most of all create amazing bonds. I want to be...

Recent review:

5.0
Sue is absolutely lovely to work with. She's very caring and thoughtful. She's responsive and on time. My son loves when she babysits. I would recommend her without hesitation.

Reviewed by Divya B.

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Nataley G.


Des Plaines, IL

$12-18/hr7 yrs exp

Loving, Responsible Nanny

5.0

(2)

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Hi families! I am an elementary education major at Illinois State University. I have a huge heart for children of all ages and would love to help you and your family take care of your kids. I have experience with all ages from 15 months through teen years. I babysit for a few different families on...
Nataley can also help with: Light cleaning, Travel, Carpooling, Grocery shopping

Recent review:

5.0
Nataley cared for F., our 10 month old, this summer (June - August 2020) and was wonderful with him! She followed all our care instructions and was very communicative about his activities and behavior...

Reviewed by Ryan H.

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Dahlia B.


Des Plaines, IL

$16-25/hr10 yrs exp

Enthusiastic Nanny Looking For The Right Family

5.0

(3)

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I started out from a very young age working with children. When I was in 5th grade I volunteered to spend my recess time in the preschool helping the teachers with the little ones. In 7th grade I tutored 1st graders, Then in 8th grade I started student teaching in the special needs room for my...
Dahlia can also help with: Carpooling, Travel, Light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Dahlia is a responsible, compassionate, caregiver. As a parent, knowing I was leaving my children in good hands was paramount, and in Dahlia’s care, I always felt they were safe, had a good role model, and...

Reviewed by Care member

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Stacey C.


Des Plaines, IL

$18-22/hr3 yrs exp

Patient And Loving

5.0

(1)

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Compassionate and responsible babysitter with 3. 5 years of experience caring for infants to children 12 years old. Positive role model focused on supporting the development and teaching new skills. Certified in CPR with a dedication to creating a safe, inclusive, and engaging learning environment...
Stacey can also help with: Light cleaning, Carpooling

Recent review:

5.0
Stacey is great! She is taking care of our two boys and they love her.

Reviewed by Kasia P.

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Monica C C.


Des Plaines, IL

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Fun Sitter!

5.0

(1)

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Hello all! I am a fun and driven individual who loves working with kids! I am a senior at DePaul, double majoring in finance and accounting, but I also work at Kiddie Academy in Mt Prospect part time. I started working there last year and love it! I get to work with a wide range of ages; anywhere...
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Isabel E.


Des Plaines, IL

$21/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi! :) I'm Isabel I'm 21 years old and have been nannying and babysitting since I was honestly around 10 years old. I love love love kids and I think they're just a genuine joy to be around. I'm really good with kids, I'm very patient and I love to help them learn. I treat kids as if they were my...

Recent review:

5.0
We interviewed Isabel for a part-time nanny position and really liked her! While we ultimately went with someone else due to scheduling compatibility, we thought Isabel was fantastic with our kids. She was so...

Reviewed by Elisabeth R.

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Rebeca P.


Des Plaines, IL

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Fun Sitter

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I have 2-3 years of experience regularly babysitting 2 little girls that are soon turning 3 & 5 years old. When I was younger, I watched over 2 young boys, 8 & 10 years old. I make it my mission for parents to come home to happy children and a happy house.
Rebeca can also help with: Grocery shopping, Light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Rebeca has helped care for my 4 month old son. She always on time and she has a positive & calm demeanor even when my son is fussy. She does a great job playing with him and I'm exceptionally happy with her...

Reviewed by Nicole M.

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Rawan A.


Des Plaines, IL

$16-35/hr7 yrs exp

NANNY

5.0

(3)

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Hi! My name is Rawan, but go by "Ro". I am an enthusiastic, self-motivated, reliable, responsible and hard working person. I specialize in organizing, errand runner, event planning and also babysitting!
Rawan can also help with: Carpooling, Light cleaning, Travel

Recent review:

5.0
She asked me to review but all I did was chat with her on the phone.

Reviewed by Caryn S.

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Vicky W.


Des Plaines, IL

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Part-Time Sitter

5.0

(5)

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As a teenager, I watched the neighborhood children. I worked at Butterfield Park District childcare, as well as at a Deaf and Blind Residential Home. I raised a daughter and have taken care of children as young as 6 months up to 18 years of age. I have worked in Evanston, Glenview, Park Ridge,...
Vicky can also help with: Travel, Light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Vicky has been the best addition to our household. She is amazing at taking care of our 2 children, including one of our children with special needs. She is always thinking of fun and new things to do with...

Reviewed by Haley H.

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Ghadeer A.


Des Plaines, IL

$10-15/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Hello! I hope you're well. I recently moved to Chicago from California beginning of November. I have been working with children from ages 2 months to 14 yrs for about 6 years. I have worked at Montessori's as well as babysat/nannyed for more than 25+ families across Orange county. I am currently...

Recent review:

5.0
Ghadeer helped fill in when our regular nanny left on vacation and has since worked for us on an as-needed basis. She helps tutor the older ones, plays with our younger children is both kind and dependable. We...

Reviewed by Timothy E.

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Panagiota T.


Des Plaines, IL

$20-25/hr6 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver Available

5.0

(1)

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I am a compassionate and experienced caregiver. I have been a caregiver for children under of 4, for 6 years. I pride myself on being able to learn new skills and adapt quickly to any situation. In the past, I have assisted families with their daily routines (nap/feeding/walking/changing/bathing...
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Maliyah M.


Des Plaines, IL

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Emotionally Aware Caregiver

5.0

(2)

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Hi, my name is Maliyah! I'm graduating from Evanston Township High School this May and am incredibly excited to begin my professional career in nannying. I'll be attending Oakton Community College and studying Psychology in the fall. I hope to find opportunities that align with this and are flexible...

Recent review:

5.0
Maliyah is a wonderful babysitter! The kids love her and are always asking when she'll return. I've seen her play well with them while also keeping them focused on their studies when they need to. I recommend...

Reviewed by Michael R.

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Jill R.


Des Plaines, IL

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Thank you in advance for the opportunity to assist you in this most important time in your loved ones life. My name is Jill and I'm 60 years old. I spent a majority of my life being a nanny, a mom and a grandma. I've taken care of elderly and babies. My most recent job was caring for an 88-year-old...

Recent review:

5.0
Jill cared for my father like he was her own. She took the time to get to know him, his likes and dislikes and catered to his every need. Jill engaged him when it wasn't easy to do so a greatly increased the...

Reviewed by Alicia B.

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Elizabeth M.


Des Plaines, IL

$20/hr9 yrs exp

I Care For Your Family As It Was My Own

5.0

(1)

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I have over 10 years of experience in childcare, during which I have successfully nurtured and supported children of various age groups. I have a child of my own who is a teenager now. I can ensure your child's well-being in any situation.. I have experience with children w disabilities my...

Recent review:

5.0
I hired Elizabeth in February of this year for over the weekend for my daughter's birthday.She took great care of my 12 year old girl,She's an American Pit Bull Terrier.My dog is old but she enjoys her walks...

Reviewed by Care member

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Average Rating4.9 / 5

Babysitters in Des Plaines, IL are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 100 reviews of the 143 listed babysitters.