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Find babysitters in Washington, DC that you’ll love

1,919 babysitters are listed in Washington, DC

The average rate is $19/hr as of May 2024

The average experience for nearby babysitters is 5 years

Babysitters in Washington, DC

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Elaine B.


Washington, DC

$33-60/hr15 yrs exp

Newborn Care Specialist, Nanny, Babysitter, Doula

Hired by 10 families in your neighborhood

Hello everyone! My name is Elaine, I am 32yo and I've been working with kids for over 10 years. I am a newborn care specialist and I do enjoy working with kids, they are amazing. I am responsible, dependable, patient, organized, smart, open minded, loving, caring, funny, and I am gonna treat your babies with as much love and...
Elaine can also help with: Light cleaning, meal prep
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"wonderful sitter who we have used on numerous occasions - including backup care when our child was sick or daycare closed and for evenings out. Extremely responsive, punctual, and responsible. Could not recommend more highly! "

Robert M.

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Jordyn M.


Washington, DC

$23-33/hr4 yrs exp

Your Next Favorite Babysitter!

Hired by 24 families in your neighborhood

Hello Everyone! First off, thank you for taking the time to view my page! My name is Jordyn and I'm currently a recent graduate from UT Austin with my degree in Aerospace Engineering! I just moved to DC to start my career however I am currently available to continue babysitting/nannying/tutoring in the mean time. I have been...
Jordyn can also help with: Meal prep, carpooling, light cleaning, travel, grocery shopping, swimming supervision & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"We had a great experience with Jordyn! My kids keep asking to have her back which is a great indicator of a good babysitter. She was on time, attentive, and friendly!"

Eric B.

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Alexis S.


Washington, DC

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Part-time Babysitter

Hired by 41 families in your neighborhood

Hello families! I've just completed my Master's in Physiology from Georgetown University and am studying for the MCAT with plans to apply to medical school next summer. I bring a wealth of experience, as a former college track athlete, gymnastics coach, and community coach for Girls On The Run. I live in D. C. with my bichon...
Alexis can also help with: Light cleaning, travel, craft assistance, carpooling, meal prep
5.0
"Alexis is timely and communicative and our 6-year-old loved hanging out with her! From the moment she arrived, Alexis was warm, friendly, and professional. She had clearly read my instructions and was prepared with age-appropriate games and activities to keep my...

Ludovic E.

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Kamryn R.


Washington, DC

$25/hr5 yrs exp

Engaging And Empathetic Babysitter - Fostering Fun, Learning, And Laughter!

Hired by 6 families in your neighborhood

I'm an experienced and caring babysitter in DC, offering occasional babysitting or consistent after-school care. With a Master's in speech-language pathology and 5 years of diverse childcare experience, I excel in meeting children's needs, including those with diverse requirements. I create a nurturing and engaging environment,...
Kamryn can also help with: Carpooling, travel, craft assistance
Skills:

Special Needs Care

First Aid

Early Education

5.0
"A true professional! Kamryn took the time prior to coming to the house to ask pertinent questions that set the tone for how dedicated she is! Our children took to her right away and she is communicative, punctual and has the right way of setting healthy...

Angeline H.

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Luz G.


Washington, DC

$30/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter

Hired by 14 families in your neighborhood

My name is Luz. I am a bilingual nanny (English/Spanish). I have more then 20 years of experience with children from 3moths old to 6 years. I have been certified in First Aid and CPR. My main purpose is to provide love, care and safety to children. As a mother and grandmother I know how hard it is to leave your child on someone...
Luz can also help with: Travel, swimming supervision, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

5.0
"My husband and I interviewed Luz for a nanny position for our newborn. She was very communicative throughout the process and was right on time for the interview. I spoke to her on the phone first and was drawn to her positive spirit and attitude. She was exactly as...

Pamela B.

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April B.


Washington, DC

$10-20/hr8 yrs exp

Babysitter

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I began babysitting at the age of 14 and I turn/turned 24 in June. I have watched both boys and girls from the ages of 2 months to 8 years, both long and short term. I have handled up to five children between the ages of 4 months and 7 years old at once. I love playing games, being outside, and cooking with kids. Pets are not a...
April can also help with: Carpooling, meal prep, craft assistance, travel
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"April watched my dog for a weekend and did a great job! She's very dependable and caring when it came to my dog, which was amazing! I would definitely recommend April to a friend and will be using her again! My dog misses her already! "

Julia P.

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Taylor M.


Washington, DC

$22-30/hr10 yrs exp

Full-time Or Part-Time Babysitter/Nanny For Fall 2023

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi! My name is Taylor and I'm originally from New Hampshire. I recently graduated from George Washington University with a Master's degree in Security Policy. I am currently looking to babysit and nanny occasionally on weekends. I began babysitting when I was 13, caring for children from the ages of 8 months to 12 years old. For...
Taylor can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, light cleaning, meal prep
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Taylor is beyond amazing! We were lucky to have her as our full time nanny last summer for our then 1 year old. The most important characteristics for me was having someone who I could trust 100%, and Taylor is trustworthy & genuinely kind. She's a great...

Michelle S.

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Avery W.


Washington, DC

$25/hr8 yrs exp

Positive And Energetic Babysitter For Hire!

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I have been babysitting and working in child care since I was a freshman in high school. It is one of my passions. I've watched babies as young as one month to pre-teens as old as 13. I have AED, CPR, and First Aid certifications, a pristine driving record, and worked as a lifeguard for several years. Additionally, I love...
Avery can also help with: Carpooling, grocery shopping, light cleaning, meal prep, craft assistance, swimming supervision & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Avery is a unicorn. Always on time, always helpful, and so incredibly nurturing. From day one, she just knew exactly what to do and how to do it. My son was 3 months old when we hired Avery and she has been with us ever since. I highly recommend her!"

Gina M.

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Emily G.


Washington, DC

$20-25/hr8 yrs exp

Active, Caring And Experienced Babysitter!

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hey All! My name is Emily and I am 21 years old. I am currently a senior at The George Washington University where I study Public Health and Economics. Following graduation in the spring I will be pursuing a masters in Environmental Health Science and Policy. I am very passionate about sustainability, overall good health and...
Emily can also help with: Travel, swimming supervision, craft assistance
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Michelena M.


Washington, DC

$15-25/hr6 yrs exp

Seasonal Nanny And Part Time Babysitter

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Red Cross Certified in CPA and young childcare. Watched children at day time and night time from ages 0-12.
Michelena can also help with: Meal prep, swimming supervision, craft assistance, light cleaning
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Michelena is awesome with our one-year-old son. He loves playing with her and she has tons of energy to push him for hours on the swings. Highly recommend!"

Nicolette B.

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Katie M.


Washington, DC

$25/hr1 yrs exp

Weekly Babysitter Available!

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi! I have nannied for children of all ages over the years. Many of the families I have babysat for have become like families to me, and I have even had the opportunity to travel internationally to nanny. I recently moved to Massachusetts, and have been very sad to leave behind the kiddos I babysat for! I work for the Boys &...
Katie can also help with: Craft assistance
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

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Bridget S.


Washington, DC

$25/hr7 yrs exp

Babysitter

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I come from a large family and have spent lots of time babysitting my younger siblings and neighbors' kids and I have lots of experience with laundry and cooking and cleaning and housekeeping. I am able to care for children of all ages and am happy to help with homework. I do not have a car available to me.
Bridget can also help with: Craft assistance, light cleaning, meal prep
5.0
"I highly recommend working with Bridget. She is respectful, professional, and extremely attentive to our daughter. Within minutes of their first meeting our daughter was already happily showing Bridget around and playing with her. We are so glad we found Bridget!"

Care member

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Asena J.


Washington, DC

$25-28/hr7 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter For Hire!

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hi! My name is Asena, and I'm a graduate student at American University studying Global Governance. I've been a full time nanny in the past, and have several families who would be happy to provide you with recommendations. I love kids, being outdoors, and staying active. I would be happy to provide babysitting services for date...
5.0
"Asena is very easy to work with. She is reliable and kind, and my daughter had lots of fun with her. I would surely recommend her to others."

Salvatore D.

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Kaitlyn W.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr9 yrs exp

Babysitter/tutor

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hello! I am a Catholic University student with over 4 years of regularly nannying experience and have been babysitting since 2013. I am currently living in Arlington, VA and studying in Washington DC so I am available for both NoVa and DC jobs. In that time I have had experience with all ages, but most of my experience comes...
Kaitlyn can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, carpooling, light cleaning, grocery shopping, meal prep & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"When I first had Kaitlyn come babysit my son, I wasn't expecting much. He's an independent only child who doesn't cause much trouble, so I figured she'd mostly just be on her phone while he did his own thing. I came home and he had all these stories of the fun...

Angela O.

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Emma K.


Washington, DC

$20-25/hr7 yrs exp

Fun Babysitter Looking To Help While You Work!

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

Hi! My name is Emma and I am a college student at American University looking for part time work as a nanny/babysitter for your family! I am CPR and First Aid certified and have worked with two families as a full time nanny (references can be provided on requests). I have been babysitting for the past 7 years and also been...
Emma can also help with: Travel, meal prep, craft assistance, carpooling, light cleaning, swimming supervision & more
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Emma is great! She was on time, paid close attention to our son, and played with him for hours! Highly recommend."

Drew R.

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Liza B.


Washington, DC

$18-27/hr10 yrs exp

Part-time Babysitter/Tutor

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hi my name is Liza and I am a speech pathology masters student at George Washington University. I graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in speech communication disorders. I have babysat kids of all ages (newborn +) and have experience with a wide range of special needs (down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy...
Liza can also help with: Carpooling, swimming supervision, craft assistance, travel
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Special Needs Care

5.0
"Liza did an excellent job taking care of our energetic 2 year old son. We will most certainly call her again when we need a date night babysitter!"

Jelena M.

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Juliana D.


Washington, DC

$25-40/hr13 yrs exp

Part-time Babysitter

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I have been caring for children since I was in middle school, working as a babysitter in the neighborhood I grew up in as well as working at an elementary after-school program. I have worked with children from new born to middle school age in families of up to four children, in addition to children with special needs. Outside of...
Juliana can also help with: Meal prep, travel, light cleaning
Skills:

CPR

5.0
"Juliana cared for our two girls, 2 and 5, for 2 weeks every day after school. She was great with them, gave them lots of attention and came up with creative activities to keep them occupied. She picked them up from school and walked them safely home and was...

Molly E.

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Eve E.


Washington, DC

$30-37/hr6 yrs exp

Part-Time Babysitter/Nanny Available

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

Hello! I am a junior at Georgetown University in DC. I have been working with children for most of my life, from being a primary caretaker to my many younger siblings to caring for several different families over the last 6+ years as a professional childcare provider. I have experience working with children of all ages,...
Eve can also help with: Craft assistance, light cleaning, meal prep, swimming supervision
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"For about two years, Eve worked with our family as an afternoon sitter for our twin daughters and did a phenomenal job! She provided excellent care and supervision for our girls during the week, which included after school pick up, meal prep, minor cleaning, and...

Raniel H.

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Lisa F.


Washington, DC

$20-40/hr10 yrs exp

Full Time RN, Part Time Babysitter!

I'm a transplant from NY. Currently living in Navy Yard. I'm an RN/Teacher No Covid contact and fully vaccinated + booster with availability on week nights and weekends, and even weekdays/overnights depending on the day. I can help with cooking, cleaning, homework, bedtime, even transportation to and from activities I have car....
Lisa can also help with: Travel, swimming supervision, carpooling, craft assistance
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Lisa is an absolute joy. Her warmth, care and attention are beyond measure. She was the first person I left my 6 week old with (and remained so until he was far older) while also caring for my 4 year old. She has a WORLD of experience having cared for all of her...

Jenny C.

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Jamie S.


Washington, DC

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

High Energy, Fun Loving Babysitter/RN!!

My name is Jamie and I am looking for a temporary childcare job! I can start as soon as possible. I am a Registered Nurse but my place of employment is not currently open due to COVID19. I am CPR certified. I have experience with children through my four years of nursing school training, being a Girl Scout Leader, teaching...
Jamie can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"I have known Jamie as a Daisy in my Girl Scout troop who continued on to earn the most coveted GOLD Award. I watched her grow up into a wonderful and caring young lady. She is a conscientious and hardworking person with an unyielding determination to succeed in...

Carmel M.

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Recent babysitter reviews from local parents in Washington, DC

Elaine B.

5.0

Hiring Elaine was one of the best things I've done for my family as a first time mom. She took excellent care of my son and also taught me a number of techniques that helped him sleep better. She taught him to take long daytime naps in his crib and taught him to sleep with his arms out of a...

- Sara O.

Jordyn M.

5.0

Jordyn was our first non-family babysitter and she made us feel comfortable leaving our baby with her. We would definitely hire her again for future date nights.

- Melissa B.

Alexis S.

5.0

Alexis did a great job helping to care for my two young boys (a 3-year-old and 7-month-old)! We hired her for a long shift (~9 hours) to help entertain and take care of both of them, along with their grandmother. Alexis was great with the kids AND grandparents. With our toddler she played games,...

- Elizabeth O.

Kamryn R.

5.0

A true professional! Kamryn took the time prior to coming to the house to ask pertinent questions that set the tone for how dedicated she is! Our children took to her right away and she is communicative, punctual and has the right way of setting healthy expectations an communication with the...

- Angeline H.

Luz G.

5.0

Had a great interview - our needs didn't align directly so we didn't hire her, but it was clear she's great with newborns and has a lovely personality.

- Sarah M.

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Average Rating4.7 / 5

Babysitters in Washington, DC are rated 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 954 reviews of the 1,919 listed babysitters.