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Devon L.

5.0

Devon was wonderful ! She was great with my 10-month old and I look forward to having her help again.

- Julie G.

Claire E.

5.0

Claire is an excellent caregiver. She listens and is present with her client. She is thoughtful and hardworking as well. Smart, sensitive and responsible!

- Jean E.

Mary S.

5.0

Mary became a loving, caring part of our family when my daughter W. was still only 4. She was always punctual and smiling with a new game or artwork or project to engage my daughter. I found her to be fun, trustworthy and capable in many areas. She's quick to respond in challenging situations....

- Joan F.

Leah V.

5.0

Leah was amazing! Very communicative and punctual. Leah took care of our 3 year old at a hotel while we went to a wedding and he took to her immediately and raved about her the next morning. Thank you Leah!

- Aldo M.

Adrienne C.

5.0

Adrienne is genuine, caring, and detail oriented. I taught 3rd and 4th graders alongside her and saw how great she was with kids. She respects and listens to children's needs and keeps the energy fun and friendly :)

- Shayda A.

Babysitters in Santa Cruz, CA

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Devon L. | Santa Cruz, CA

$25-30/hr 10 yrs exp 41 yrs old

Babysitter Extraordinaire

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Hello! Thank you for considering me for your babysitting needs. I have been babysitting for over 15 years for children of all ages. I currently work as a registered nurse (RN) and also have trained and have...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Devon was wonderful ! She was great with my 10-month old and I look forward to having her help again.

Reviewed by Julie G.

5.0

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Courtney M. | Santa Cruz, CA

$25-35/hr 7 yrs exp 27 yrs old

Full- Time Babysitter

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Hello There! I am a 27-year-old friendly, dependable person living in Santa Cruz and I know the area very well! I have experience with kids from the ages of 0-12 and I am happy to look after children of all...

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5.0

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Claire E. | Santa Cruz, CA

$20-25/hr 5 yrs exp 22 yrs old

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Hi! My name is Claire I am 22 and a fresh UCLA graduate. I am looking to work with a kind family over the summer and hopefully more long term. I first started babysitting when I was 11 for my neighbors through...

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5.0
Claire is an excellent caregiver. She listens and is present with her client. She is thoughtful and hardworking as well. Smart, sensitive and responsible!

Reviewed by Jean E.

5.0

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Marcie M. | Santa Cruz, CA

$25-35/hr 10 yrs exp 65 yrs old

Part Time Child Care Provider

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I am a mother myself and have two children that are now adults! I have a 7-year-old grandson as well. I have spent time with children most of my life because they are amazing and bring life more alive with...

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5.0

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Mary S. | Santa Cruz, CA

$20-25/hr 7 yrs exp 64 yrs old

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I provide thorough loving supervision for the child at all times. I am skilled at feeding transporting and general care. I have many activities and games up my sleeve to engage the child to take an interest in...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Mary became a loving, caring part of our family when my daughter W. was still only 4. She was always punctual and smiling with a new game or artwork or project to engage my daughter. I found her to be fun,...

Reviewed by Joan F.

5.0

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Leah V. | Santa Cruz, CA

$18-23/hr 7 yrs exp 21 yrs old

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Hi! My name is Leah, I am a student at UCSC. I have 9 years of experience working with kids aged 6 months - 14 years old. I have worked as a babysitter, nanny, camp counselor, and daycare worker at church. I...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Leah was amazing! Very communicative and punctual. Leah took care of our 3 year old at a hotel while we went to a wedding and he took to her immediately and raved about her the next morning. Thank you Leah!

Reviewed by Aldo M.

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Isabella H. | Santa Cruz, CA

$17-22/hr 4 yrs exp 21 yrs old

Dance Teacher, Spanish Speaker (still Learning!), Loves Crafts And Creativity!

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Hello! My name is Bella H, and I'm a student at UCSC! I have been a dance teacher for about three years (for dancers around age four to late teens), and between that and my previous babysitting jobs, I have had...

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5.0

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Adrienne C. | Santa Cruz, CA

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp 30 yrs old

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Fully vaccinated! I am a patient, dependable, supportive caretake with 15 years of experience caring for children, from infants to teenagers. I currently work as an outdoor science educator for...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Adrienne is genuine, caring, and detail oriented. I taught 3rd and 4th graders alongside her and saw how great she was with kids. She respects and listens to children's needs and keeps the energy fun and...

Reviewed by Shayda A.

5.0

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Emily M. | Santa Cruz, CA

$18-22/hr 10 yrs exp 29 yrs old

Experienced Teacher! Focus On Education And Fun :)

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Hey, my name is Emily and I'm a 27-year-old after-school teacher and student at UC Santa Cruz. I have been working with children for 12 years now in positions including infant nanny, daycare attendant, camp...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Emily was a great fit for us and our three kiddos. She even helped us out of a bind when another sitter called in. Definitely recommend!

Reviewed by Justin S.

5.0

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Paige S. | Santa Cruz, CA

$20-35/hr 8 yrs exp 25 yrs old

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I have been babysitting for about eight years now and have experience with children as young as five months. I have a Bachelor degree/concentration in Human Development and Family Studies and am working toward...

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5.0

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Laura Z. | Santa Cruz, CA

$20-25/hr 7 yrs exp 27 yrs old

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My name is Laura and I'm 25 years old. I consider myself an energetic and enthusiastic person who enjoys of the art and architecture. I'm from Colombia, so I speak Spanish and I'm improving my English. I have 7...

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5.0

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Madison M. | Santa Cruz, CA

$22-24/hr 5 yrs exp 27 yrs old

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I am a freelance dancer that moved into NYC after completing my BFA in 2017. I was born and raised on Maui, Hawai I and credit much of whom Ive become and my value system to my upbringing there. I began care...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Maddie has been a loving and supportive partner in our childcare from day 1. My kids love her, and she was reliable, communicative, flexible, and nurturing. We are moving and sad that we cannot keep her with...

Reviewed by Jeremy J.

5.0

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Eliza R. | Santa Cruz, CA

$23-30/hr 7 yrs exp 21 yrs old

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I have had a variety of experiences providing child care. My experience ranges from one-on-one care to managing siblings and large groups of 10+ kids. For some families, I regularly provide weekend, evening,...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Eliza was great with our toddler, will definitely hire her again. Punctual, they did art, played, watched a show, and got her ready for bed. Very helpful for my Wife and I. My daughter had a blast with her and...

Reviewed by Christopher G.

5.0

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Lauren D. | Santa Cruz, CA

$25-50/hr 10 yrs exp 26 yrs old

Experienced, Energetic, Loving Nanny

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Hi there! My name is Lauren. I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old, and have been nannying, mostly full-time, for almost seven years. Throughout these past seven years, I have held both live-in and...

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5.0

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Joanna Z. | Santa Cruz, CA

$25-30/hr 10 yrs exp 29 yrs old

Experienced Care Giver Available

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Hi There! I'm Joanna. I am a board certified music therapist and psychologist in training. I have been babysitting, nannying, caring for pets, and providing all sorts of care since I was 12. I love learning and...

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5.0

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Sophia S. | Santa Cruz, CA

$15-25/hr 8 yrs exp 22 yrs old

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Hi! My name is Sophia and I am a third year student studying human biology at UCSC. I've had lots of experience with children and references are available upon request. I'd love to find a babysitting job in...

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5.0

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Isela Z. | Santa Cruz, CA

$20-25/hr 3 yrs exp 22 yrs old

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I am a fun-loving and energetic babysitter/nanny who loves arts and crafts! I absolutely love children of all ages and am currently a student at a University. I am both CPR and FA certified and would be able to...

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5.0

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Kaylee D. | Scotts Valley, CA

$22-30/hr 10 yrs exp 27 yrs old

Fun Sitter And Nanny With 10+ Years Experience!

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Hi there! I'm Kaylee. I am a former NYC (and surrounding areas) nanny and babysitter with 12+ years of experience. I moved to the west coast a little over a year ago and have been babysitting in my spare time....

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5.0
Kaylee is a natural with little ones. She is patient, kind and loves coming up with creative and entertaining games with children. She cared for our daughter (age 1 when she started) up to age 2. She was her...

Reviewed by Natalie Y.

5.0

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Marie W. | Santa Cruz, CA

$20-173/hr 10 yrs exp 27 yrs old

Experienced, Young And Enthusiastic College Student

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Hi there! I am an experienced, enthusiastic teacher searching for occasional/regular childcare positions. I am currently a second grade teacher. I received my degree in Human Development with a certification...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Marie is a thoughtful considerate caring young lady who is very trustworthy. I would give her the highest recommendation.

Reviewed by Bill E.

5.0

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Enrique G. | Santa Cruz, CA

$20-25/hr 3 yrs exp 24 yrs old

Fun Sitter Who Has Cared For Family Friends For Years! :)

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Hi! I have 3 years of experience under my belt as a babysitter! I can help with Travel, homework help, exercise, tutoring, housecleaning, Cooking/Meal Preparation, and anything else. I pride myself on being...

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5.0
He has been helping my son (8) and daughter (6) with tutoring and homework for several years now and does an amazing job. He is patient, kind and really knows how to connect with kids and make them feel at...

Reviewed by Margaret W.

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