SeekingSitters membership is valid nationwide. Each SeekingSitters member is provided with an efficient online account providing the ability to manage your home location, make a sitter request, view the babysitting team and set sitter preferences.
A local owner is always available for your needs. Local owners work to make sure that the most qualified and reliable sitters are available for your sitting needs. Community is important to SeekingSitters and each local office is actively involved in their community.
Thank you for the opportunity to help your family with your babysitting needs.
Meet your Sitter
I personally work for you to find the best sitter match for your family. After the sitter is assigned you can meet her virtually and even chat online to ask questions or give details about your family.
Our goal is to make the entire process as seamless as possible for you and we handle the rest!
Activities and Fun
Your sitter will arrive at your home with activities and games prepared for your children's preferences and ages. We have seen how exciting it is when the professional sitter arrives on your doorstep with their bag full of activities.
When you book a regular event, talk to me about preschool and school aged activities that can be purchased on a monthly basis.
Last Minute Services
SeekingSitters service is designed to help your on-the-go family! Over 40% of weekly filled requests are made last minute or with under 7 day’s notice. Your monthly service fee will be activated at the time of the request.
Booking and Cancellations
A non-refunable reservation amount will be charged at the time of the booking. This reservation amount is applied towards the final job total. 48 hours prior to the event, the full fee for the scheduled event will be charged and cannot be refunded after this time.
A cancellation fee will apply for any event that has been scheduled with a professional sitter.
Gratuity is not required but is highly suggested. The amount is at the discretion of the member.
The gratuity can be added directly to the ticket at the end of the event.
In order to help ensure the validity of our families, SeekingSitters only accepts credit or debit card payment for all babysitting services. Credit card accounts must be in the name of one of the SeekingSitters member and registered to the address of the babysitting event.
Please note that all transactions are processed through SeekingSitters online payment processing vendor, OBT (Online Business Transactions) and your credit card statement will reflect OBT 1(800) 557-5189.
Extended Driving Area
A $40.00 destination charge per event applies for families in the extending driving area and the fee is paid directly to your sitter. This is not a mileage compensation.
Please contact SeekingSitters regarding details of extended driving areas. All driving arrangements must be made directly with your sitter.
Overnight Babysitting Help
SeekingSitters can accommodate just about any situation that you might need babysitting help: Overnight stays, Weekend help, Sitter accompaniment on vacations.
Please contact SeekingSitters Inc. for information on pricing and sitter availability when you need extended babysitting help.
Certified Sitters can be scheduled to help ease your special event by caring for the children so the adults can relax. The website has an easy registration process for no additoinal charge. Sitters arrive with activities for the children or can coordinate with your event planner. Weddings, Conferences or Parties are just some of the ways to utilize group event services.
Contact SeekingSitters to set up your group event registration.
Maddie was a wonderful sitter to our 8 and 11 year olds. The kids loved her and she was great about engaging them in activities - swimming, games, arts and crafts, etc. We would definitely recommend Maddie, as well as request her again in the future.
Meghan was great. Will definitely request her again in the future. Thanks, Quinn
She was a great sitter! Our son Kyan was immediately comfortable with her presence and they took to playing with his toys and games as soon as I walked out the door. Received a phone call – with an apology for bothering me – asking an important question that I forgot to cover. When I came home from the evening my son quickly asked when they could do it again! My wife and my own fears we felt from the initial usage of the service and having someone unfamiliar watch my son were a thing of the past. Angela will definitely become a "regular" to care-taking our son in the future!
We will be requesting Querube again in the future! She was great! It can't is not easy to keep 3 Ten year olds for as many hours as she did and the kids ask "when is she coming back?". We thought she was absolutely wonderful as a sitter! ...
Peggy took care of our kiddos for 2 days, and we all loved her very friendly, outgoing nature. She was very excited to engage the children in games and making arts and crafts - coming up with lots of indoor activities due to the extreme heat isn't an easy task, but she did great. We all loved having her in our home and we recommend her and will definitely request her again in the future.
Our experience with Brandi has been very positive. She is very calm and collected, very creative working with the kids. My kids like her a lot and that says more than my words. Brandi, please keep up the good work!
We used Kristin for the first time today and our two children who have never been left with anyone but family loved her. Our 3 year old son can't stop talking about her and wants her to come back soon. She made my husband and I feel at ease as soon as we met her. She jumped right in and started interacting with our children as soon as she was in the house. This was a great experience for us and we definitely will use seeking sitters and Kristin in the future.
Brandi is really great! She was on time, came with very little notice, and wasn't flustered that we were 10 minutes late getting home. The kids enjoyed her and she got right down on the floor and was playing with them when we left. She got them to bed actually EARLY which was awesome because they were getting over colds and had school the next day. We'll request her again!
My kids and i loved having nicole sit for us. she was fun, flexible and great w/ my two very high-energy kids.
Brittany sat for us yesterday and we are extremely pleased with her service and conduct. My autistic daughter bonded with her right away and my son also liked her a lot. She is very sweet and caring. She is calm and collected, and got engaged with the children without any efforts. We hope to see her more. Thanks.
Sarah was great! Our daughter had a great time with her. We hope we can use her every time.
Super Sitters! Consistent with rules and VERY popular with little ones! My boys have loved each one! They have been very frugal and respectful of our home, doing litle things like saving leftover milk in sippy cups in the fridge.
Raquel did an awesome job with our kids, ages 2 and 1. She brought art supplies for the kids and they loved them. Our kids had fun with her and we highly recommend her the next time you need a sitter.
Adeola was great with our two boys. She took good care of them and they both enjoyed her company very much. We would use her again without hesitation.
I wish I could recommend this babysitting service to everyone in Greater Austin with children! Seeking Sitters does thorough background checks on all of their babysitters, and the prices are more than reasonableparticularly to their "VIP's" (Very Important Parents). Parents who are in their VIP program receive discounts on local partner businesses and services, which is a bonus! The best part of all is that the kids love their hand-selected sitters, and they're the toughest critics. I highly recommend checking out http://seekingsitters.comyou'll never want another babysitter again!
My son (4 yrs) loved Shaina, and we felt very confident leaving him in her care. Our son does not always immediately warm to a sitter, but she was very ready to play with him and listen to him. They created several crafts, read books and he was in bed sleeping soundly when came home. It was obvious that Shaina really connected with him, and we were happy to have her.
I'm still amazed that I called the SeekingSitters office at 6 pm on a Sunday, spoke with a LIVE person, signed up and had a sitter at 8:30 am the next morning in Austin. Knowing that I could travel half way across the US and find a safe, reliable service like SeekingSitters is awesome! Thank you, thank you!!!
I am just wanting to let you know that Querube did an absolutely fabulous job with my boy. Jonas took to her straight away and said that he had lots of fun. When I need a sitter again, we would love for Querube to come over and watch Jonas. Thank you for your help and have a great day!
My kids really loved Jilian. She arrived on time, happy and ready to go. My family instantly took to her. They "reported" that she was fun and they'd love to have her back. She sat for us for 8 hours and I didn't once worry about the kids (although I did check in). I highly recommend Jilian to other parents.
Couldn't have asked for a better experience! Kelly was wonderful. She was early, professional, and the kids loved her. I will be requesting her again.
This was our first time using SeekingSitters, we were assigned Madison. My daughter LOVED her !!! She hasn't stopped begging me to have Madison come sit with her, again !! They had a blast hanging out, playing Kinects and girl talking !! They even went out for a late night snack !! Thanks a million, Madison !!!!!!!
Natalee is great. Both of my children love her and talk about her all of the time. They can't wait until the next time she is going to be at our house. She made my husband and I very much at ease when we left the house.
Courtney is a sweetheart. My two little ones have not stop talking about her. They can not wait for her to come back and play again. Thank you Seeking Sitters for supplying such wonderful and caring sitters.
Angela immediately conneted with my 21-month old upon first meeting her, and asked all the right questions. We were very happy with her and will plan to use her again! -Cathy
A BIG Thank you to Catt for taking such wonderful care of our children. They had a fantastic time playing games and creating adorable crafts today. It was wonderful to spend time away from home knowing someone dependable was watching our children. She went above and beyond...thank you :) :)
Allyson is a talented, caring and fun childcare professional. She is skilled at time management and balancing her time and attention between children with various ages and needs. Allyson is creative, fun and nurturing and we always enjoy having her care for our children.
SeekingSitters has been a fantastic addition to our family. The sitters bring awesome activities and they even clean up before they leave! Thanks SeekingSitters!