Find babysitters in Durham, NC that you’ll love

524 babysitters are listed in Durham, NC

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

The average experience for nearby babysitters is 5 years

Babysitters in Durham, NC

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Emily S.


Durham, NC

$25-27/hr10 yrs exp

Full-Time Nanny/Babysitter Ready To Care For Your Children!

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

Hi! My name is Emily and I am a 40-year-old fullly vaccinated nanny with more than 20 years experience working with children. I relocated to Durham, NC in July 2020 and then moved to Apex in 2022. In 2005 I graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana where I took classes in Early Childhood Education. Upon...
Emily can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, light cleaning, meal prep
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Early Education

5.0
"Emily was our nanny for our family for 1 year when we were trying to survive during COVID! When she started with us, our kids were 1 and 2.5 years. Emily would take our kids to the local parks/museum, library, etc. and would even run to the grocery store with them...

Care member

5.0
"Emily worked for a family across the street from where we live. My children often played with the kids she watched. Emily is kind and always welcomed my children for playdates. If I was ever in a jam, she offered to help out with my kids too. They always felt...

Jenny F.

5.0
"Emily was an excellent nanny. She was reliable, communicative, easy-going and clear with expectations. She came through for our family on multiple occasions and was a wonderful nanny during the 7 months she was with us. I highly recommend her! We hope to...

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Mia D.


Durham, NC

$45/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter/Part-Time Nanny With Education Degree

Hired by 14 families in your neighborhood

Hello Parents : ) My name is Mia and I am somewhat new to the Durham area. I came here to start my first nursing position at Duke University Hospital. I work in the special care nursery and I love it! I have spent close to 18 years taking care of little ones. I started in my church nursery at 11 years old and went on to be a...
Mia can also help with: Swimming supervision
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Early Education

5.0
"Mia is reliable, and so kind and playful with my 18 month old boy! Highly recommend!"

Christina S.

5.0
"Mia is a wonderful nanny. She was with my family for several months when I had an infant. I would still have her if she hadn't moved. My daughter absolutely loves her and Mia was also wonderful with my dog. She will be a great addition to any family."

Mary B.

5.0
"Mia was amazing with my 20 month old! I'm so sad she moved away because she was such a perfect fit and my daughter loved her. Mia was always punctual, reliable, and I didn't have to worry about a thing while my daughter was in her care while I was at work. I highly...

Jennifer H.

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Jaydee M.


Durham, NC

$18-100/hr10 yrs exp

Kindhearted Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hello, Currently, looking for a full-time summer position. I am available June-August. I am the Director of After School program during the school year. I have 10 years of experience in childcare. I enjoy crafts, story-telling, watching movies, and extracurricular play. The best part of child care is putting smiles on the faces...
Jaydee can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, carpooling, light cleaning, meal prep
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Jaydee has been caring for my children and their two friends for the summer during weekday work hours. The kids were all disappointed to miss out on their typical summer experiences (summer camp, swimming, travel, etc) due to COVID-19m but Jaydee has provided our...

Meg W.

5.0
"She is wonderful with children."

Rodney W.

5.0
"As her supervisor for a year and as a fellow Site Director, I know Jaydee takes her job seriously. If she does not know something she reaches to someone who does to find a solution."

robert M.

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Lian F.


Durham, NC

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter Available With Extensive Experience With Children Under 5

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I just finished my MPH in Maternal & Child Health at UNC after 4 years of work in Pediatric Newborn Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. I love working with & caring for children, and building relationships with them as they learn and grow, especially in the infant stage as they are discovering their world. I'm currently...
Lian can also help with: Carpooling, swimming supervision, travel, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"We only had Lian as a sitter for a couple months but as I listened to her credentials I became aware that she was probably more qualified than me to watch my child. Lian did a great job of being playful with our kids and keeping them both happy, not a small feat....

Justin K.

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Deborah R.


Durham, NC

$22-50/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Babysitter

I'm a musician who has worked in childcare for 15 years. I'm passionate about education, the arts, nature, disability, trauma-informed care, and I'm down to participate in any kind of parent-sanctioned fun!
Deborah can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, carpooling, travel
Skills:

Special Needs Care

5.0
"Deborah has provided excellent care for my one year old Juniper, paying close attention to her needs, her stage of development, and her unique personality. Juniper always loves seeing Deborah, visibly getting excited when she comes over to babysit. Deborah also has...

Ingrid K.

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Andrew W.


Durham, NC

$18-27/hr2 yrs exp

UNC-CH Social Work Grad Student; Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hello! My name is Andrew. I am 22 years old and a recent graduate of Furman University. I currently attend UNC-CH where I am pursuing a Master's of Social Work degree. Most recently, I babysat 5 days/week for several families over the summer. I also have clinical and practical experience working with kids with austin's, ADHD,...
Andrew can also help with: Travel, light cleaning, carpooling, swimming supervision
Skills:

CPR

Special Needs Care

First Aid

5.0
"Andrew has been wonderful. Dependable, caring, and wonderful, even with our son with special needs. I wish I could keep him as our secret kid whisperer, but we are proud of him for starting grad school!"

Scott M.

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Mirriam P.


Durham, NC

$22-30/hr10 yrs exp

Full Time Babysitter

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I have 10 years experienced in kids all ages New Born - Teens I'm comfortable with pets Non-Smoker I'm Bilingual. (Spanish) I have a flexible schedule. Have my own vehicle.
Mirriam can also help with: Light cleaning, meal prep
5.0
"Mirriam has been an excellent help to my family and our two girls. She helped care for the children and she helped clean the living area and kitchen when we asked. She even helped me with a decorating project! She is so genuinely kind to my girls: reading with...

Monica B.

5.0
"She's wonderful! Just who we needed."

Thomas L.

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Trisha K.


Durham, NC

$20/hr6 yrs exp

22 Year Old Experienced Babysitter!

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood

Hi! My name is Trisha and I am 24 years old. I graduated from Boston University with a degree in Psychology, and I work as a lab manager for two different developmental psychology labs at UC-San Diego. Update: I am now only available for weekends (anytime) or evenings on the weekdays. Thank you! I have tons of experience...
Trisha can also help with: Light cleaning, meal prep, craft assistance
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"What an amazing young lady. She is always early and our daughter loves her. She is always available in a tight jam and she isn't a pushover so bed time means bed time. Trisha is most definitely our go to girl. "

Nicole And Mike L.

5.0
"I highly recommend Trisha!!! She was very warm and caring towards my 3 young children (6,4,2) and quickly connected with them providing a great babysitting experience. 5 star review!!!"

Gabriela H.

5.0
"Trisha is by far one of the best sitters I have ever hired. Not only is she dependable, but she is a hands on sitter and my daughter states that she is her favorite. She is always respectful, polite and on time and just fantastic. We feel lucky to have her as a...

Kate D.

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Madison S.


Durham, NC

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have 10+ years of experience. I can help with errands, carpool, crafts, swimming supervision, travel, remote learning. Was a private tutor for two years and a teacher with Mathnasium for one. My undergrad degrees are in genetics and statistics and I'm currently a PhD candidate at Duke in the genetics department. Lived with...
Madison can also help with: Travel, carpooling, craft assistance, swimming supervision
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Madison arrived early, has excellent communication skills, and was wonderful with my child. Would recommend without reservation."

Lydia M.

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Roxanne F.


Durham, NC

$20-30/hr2 yrs exp

Caregiver/ Babysitter

I would love to help you and your family out and am currently looking for one-time placements, with potential availability for reoccurring jobs. I have experience with children from 5months-14 years old and am comfortable with all ages! I have a bachelors degree and can provide my own transportation. Kindly, reach out regarding...
Roxanne can also help with: Travel, craft assistance, swimming supervision, meal prep, carpooling, light cleaning & more
5.0
"I hired Roxanne to babysit for my 3 girls, ages 3, 3, and 6. They immediately took to her (and so did I) and she was so wonderful with them. We love her so much that she was our go-to babysitter anytime we needed help. Unfortunately, she moved out of town from us...

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Chelsea S.


Durham, NC

$25/hr5 yrs exp

Babysitter Available

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

(currently only available for occasional help) Hello! My name is Chelsea. I'm 32 years old and have babysat off and one since I was 15. I typically care for children four years and older. I am happy to prepare meals and do light chores while babysitting. My availability is subject to change, but I can typically be available in...
Chelsea can also help with: Swimming supervision, light cleaning, carpooling, grocery shopping, craft assistance, meal prep & more
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"It has been an absolute delight to get to know Chelsea. She is so friendly, kind, warm and attentive with our children. As a reading tutor, she is patient and thorough and always tweaking the lesson plan to meet our daughter's needs. Chelsea comes on time, well...

Aviva E.

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Elizabeth B.


Durham, NC

$20/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have been caring for children for about 13 years. I have always had a love for babies and children of all ages. Whether they are not yet walking or eager for activity I am available for every stage of childhood. I worked in a preschool department as an assistant teacher at my church for a year and am an aunt of 3 under the age...
Elizabeth can also help with: Travel, swimming supervision
Skills:

CPR

CNA

5.0
"Elizabeth took the job on short notice, showed up on time, and did a wonderful job with our toddler, who loved her! Would definitely hire again."

Nick C.

5.0
"I needed someone to temporarily step in and provide care for me as my regular caregiver was recovering from surgery. Elizabeth proved to be the perfect person. She provided transportation, grocery shopping , and running errands. Also light housekeeping and cooking....

Sandra S.

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Elizabeth A.


Durham, NC

$18-20/hr6 yrs exp

Babysitter Available

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hi! My name is Lizzie and I'm currently available as an occasional weekend or evening sitter. I've been a full time nanny for 5 years, working with children and youth ranging in age from newborns to high schoolers. I'm CPR and first aid certified, and I have an associates degree from Durham Technical Community College in early...
Elizabeth can also help with: Meal prep, craft assistance, light cleaning, travel
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Lizzie was very punctual and very attentive to our 1.5 year old. She took direction very well. When our daughter would have typical toddler temper tantrums, she was very patient in resolving and distracting."

Care member

5.0
"Elizabeth was a part-time nanny for our 3 year old this spring (and sometimes our 3rd grader). We have nothing but great things to say! She was always on time and reliable. She spent hours outside playing in the backyard and going on walks with our adventurous and...

Erica S.

5.0
"Lizzie was very punctual and very attentive to our 1.5 year old. She took direction very well. When our daughter would have typical toddler temper tantrums, she was very patient in resolving and distracting."

Care member

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Tiffany R.


Durham, NC

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Looking For Part-Time Babysitting Work

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

I am a self-employed mom with two amazing boys, ages 13 and 10. My family and I moved to Durham from Kauai, HI in 2018. I have a degree in Health Information Management, though my true passion has always been nurturing kiddos and providing nonjudgemental support to parents while in that role. LOVE gardens, tree swings,...
Tiffany can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, carpooling
Skills:

First Aid

Special Needs Care

CPR

5.0
"Tiffany cared for my daughter J when she was twelve months old to two, September 2021 through Nov 2022. I am so grateful for Tiffany and the wonderful care she gave J. Tiffany cared for J three to four days a week, mostly mornings, and some longer days that...

Lindsay P.

5.0
"Tiffany is wonderful! She really connected with our kids and was dependable, responsive, and easy for us to work with. She is calm, patient, and manages her care giving with great grace. Her boys are a joy. I highly recommend her!"

Aubrey W.

5.0
"We were so lucky to find Tiffany! She cared for my daughter when she was between the ages of 9 months and 20 months. Tiffany was so kind, caring, competent, and creative! She clearly loved spending time with my daughter, and always came up with fun activities to do...

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Teja W.


Durham, NC

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

I Love Children and Babysitting

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood

Hi, I officially started working with children in 1997 at Plaster and Pottery in NYC hosting birthday parties for children as well as drop off times. I had my own child in 2001 and a few other jobs in between more business management related. I began working for Gymboree Play and Music 2005 and quickly became assistant manager...
Teja can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, travel, meal prep, grocery shopping
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Teja is very reliable, kind, sweet and a great individual I'm very glad that I got the chance to meet her and have her work for me. "

Keturah R.

5.0
"We love Teja! She babysits for our 3 month old son and we love her as much as he does. She has a gentle demeanor and tons of experience with infants. She is trustworthy, kind, and we really like chatting with her, too! We would have loved to have hired her as a...

Elissa M.

5.0
"Teja has intermittently babysit my 7 yr old daughter. She's gentle and caring, keeps her busy with educational games, arts and crafts. My daughter absolutely loves her. She has proven to be trustworthy. She gets here on time and maintains communication with me...

Gabriela M.

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Rohina S.


Durham, NC

$22-28/hr10 yrs exp

Occasional/ Date Night - Kind/ Patient Sitter With Teaching Experience/ SEL -

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Aspiring children's author with over seven years of experience in teaching elementary school and a graduate degree in child education. Moving on from the school environment, to work with children in a more natural/ comfortable environment for them, their home. I connect with children in their full humanity, love taking care of...
Rohina can also help with: Grocery shopping, meal prep, light cleaning, travel
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Early Education

4.0
"Rohina is great at following instructions. Whatever I told her to do she would do it. She was a great help in tiding around the house and organizing things for me."

Kashmira A.

5.0
"Rohina has been working with our family for over a year and is a gem. She is punctual, reliable, and wonderful with our spirited three-year-old. She is attentive to small children in a way that helps them feel understood and inclines them to be cooperative, while...

Care member

5.0
"Rohina is a wonderful person, carer and childhood educator. She has taken tremendous care of our kids, loves reading books with them, is kind and considerate to a fault. I could not recommend her highly enough. "

Care member

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Mary G.


Durham, NC

$38/hr10 yrs exp

Full Time Caregiver

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I am a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with 19 years of experience working with the elderly. I have experience working with adults battling Dementia/Alzheimer, Parkinson, Stroke, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Failure, Organ Transplant. A very compassionate, caring, loving and reliable person, I enjoy helping the seniors at their...
Mary can also help with: Respite care, dementia, hospice services, live-in home care, home modification, personal care & more
Skills:

CNA

5.0
"Mary was exceptional. She was supportive, encouraging, reliable and extremely wonderful taking care of my mother. My mother is still talking about how great it was having Mary around to take her to all of her appointments, help her get dressed and run errands. She...

Dominique K.

5.0
"Mary was a lifesaver to our family for many years during my sister's lengthy illness which included in home care and some weeks in the hospital. She is dedicated to the her patient's total care, including tasks of daily living, overseeing medications and other CNA...

Catherine T.

5.0
"Mary is the most caring, competent, loving care giver one could ever meet. She took wonderful care of my sister in her last few months of life, and took care of my spirit when my sister finally passed away. She is a blessing to the patient and the family. She went...

jean C.

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Racheal W.


Durham, NC

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Trying To Find My Place In The World

Hired by 39 families in your neighborhood

I am a certified elementary school teacher . I taught in the public school system for the past two years. I am looking for weekend and date night babysitting at this time . I love working with kids and I look forward to meeting you and your family !! I just moved to the triangle area and I am looking to find some new families !!
Racheal can also help with: Meal prep, swimming supervision, craft assistance, travel
Skills:

First Aid

Early Education

CPR

5.0
"Rachel is THE BEST! She helps us with bedtime 4 nights a week while I am home. She is patient, kind, skilled and lovely to be around. I can’t recommend her more! "

Care member

5.0
"Rachel was a pleasure to have in our home. Her calm and laid back demeanor made for an easy transition for our socially anxious two year old. He was asleep when we got home without any trouble. We look forward to having her back again!"

Leilana W.

5.0
"Racheal has a kind demeanor that my baby loved! He loved playing with her and was asleep right on schedule! My husband and I were able to enjoy date night worry free."

Ashley P.

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Evonna H.


Durham, NC

$25-100/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver

Hired by 17 families in your neighborhood

I am an experienced early childhood professional, with an associates degree in Early Childhood Education. I have experience working in a large childcare facilities and also working privately with individual families. I have provided childcare needs for multiple families met through Care. com and for many of my family members and...
Evonna can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, light cleaning, meal prep, carpooling, travel & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Early Education

5.0
"Evonna is great with our 3 year old daughter! She is calm, very communicative, reliable, and follows our routine exactly. I was so surprised that she was able to get our kiddo to sleep on time easily, but she now she always does this without fail. She is very...

Mollie S.

5.0
"Evonna came to our rescue for back-up babysitting on several occasions, for our then four-month old and four-year old. She was amazing at setting limits and having the kids follow the rules and routines, without being too strict or at all harsh. She was warm and...

emily E.

5.0
"I hired Evonna as a part time nanny for my 6 yr old son and she has been a life saver. She is very prompt and dependable. She picks my son up at after school and makes sure he has a healthy dinner and gets to bed at a reasonable time. She also encourages him to...

Kristin L.

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Megan Y.


Durham, NC

$65-80/hr10 yrs exp

Elementary School Tutor

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I taught K-2nd grade for 7 years in both public and private schools. I have tutored since 2008, I LOVE working with kids and have a passion for it. I tutor Monday-Thursday for children grades K-7, and am accepting new students for the summer. I tutor in all subjects, but my favorite three areas are math, reading, and study...
5.0
""Magical Megan," I call her. This woman is....extraordinary. It's like she was BORN to be a teacher/tutor/encourager of children! She tutors my KG and 2nd grader and has been one of the greatest blessings of this whole very hard year! She is Mary Poppins with...

Christi D.

5.0
"Megan has taught, tutored, and coached my 2 girls. She was my oldest daughter's first grade Teacher and 2 years later my youngest daughter's second grade teacher. She has also done (and still does) after school tutoring and Volleyball lessons for our girls. She...

Chuck H.

5.0
"Wonderful with kids and makes learning so fun they don't even realize they are learning!"

Dena H.

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Recent babysitter reviews from local parents in Durham, NC

Emily S.

5.0

Emily was an excellent nanny. She was reliable, communicative, easy-going and clear with expectations. She came through for our family on multiple occasions and was a wonderful nanny during the 7 months she was with us. I highly recommend her! We hope to continue working with her for occasional...

- Care member

Mia D.

5.0

Mia is reliable, and so kind and playful with my 18 month old boy! Highly recommend!

- Christina S.

Jaydee M.

5.0

Jaydee has been caring for my children and their two friends for the summer during weekday work hours. The kids were all disappointed to miss out on their typical summer experiences (summer camp, swimming, travel, etc) due to COVID-19m but Jaydee has provided our kids with a fun, adventurous and...

- Meg W.

Lian F.

5.0

We only had Lian as a sitter for a couple months but as I listened to her credentials I became aware that she was probably more qualified than me to watch my child. Lian did a great job of being playful with our kids and keeping them both happy, not a small feat. Would've loved to keep her as a...

- Justin K.

Deborah R.

5.0

Deborah has provided excellent care for my one year old Juniper, paying close attention to her needs, her stage of development, and her unique personality. Juniper always loves seeing Deborah, visibly getting excited when she comes over to babysit. Deborah also has ample experience with childcare at...

- Ingrid K.

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Average Rating4.8 / 5

Babysitters in Durham, NC are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 325 reviews of the 524 listed babysitters.