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.
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.
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 :) :)
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.
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.
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.
The best way to describe Madison is "sunshine"!!! She is so full of energy and very sweet with our son with autism. She managed him so well and kept him active and happy. She was a joy to have in our home!
We saw right away that Misty had a great background knowledge with children. She was calm and easy with our son and he felt immediately comfortable with her. We could count on her to understand our sons special needs, and Misty took care of everything with ease. I would highly recommend Misty.
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!!!
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.
Laura did a wonderful job with our son. She kept him busy and happy. She kept track of many details about the sitting session which helped me with his feedings, naps, etc later after she left. We love her personality and felt like she is a good fit for our family.
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!
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.
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 !!!!!!!
Meghan was great. Will definitely request her again in the future. Thanks, Quinn
I just want to take a moment to compliment Jessi on a fantastic day of babysitting. She was very interactive with my son and took great care of him and not only that, she cleaned up all of his toys, emptied the dishwasher, put dishes in the dishwasher and pulled the trash cans back up to the house. None of this was expected but was a very pleasant surprise and nice to come home to. She's great!!!
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.
Lola did a great job! Tyler enjoyed his time with Lola....they had fun playing games. She was prompt, took great care of Tyler, and left our house tidy.
Ariell watched our son with autism, and they immediately clicked. I was most impressed by Ariell because I had to leave in a hurried state, spewing out quick directives to her. She was so calm and warm, leaving me to feel at ease having her in charge. Our son had a blast with her and he was very well cared for, even with his special needs. She really had a way with him, which is of great comfort to any parent!
We recently started using Seeking Sitters and couldn't be happier. Allison is such a sweetheart. My children adored her. She played oodles of board games with my 5 year old twins, read books to them and introduced them to silly puddy. They can't wait to have Allison over again.
Brandi was an excellent babysitter to our 2 children. She was prompt, friendly and enthusiastic. She helped our son study for a science test and spent quality time playing games with our younger daughter. It made our (very rare) date night even more relaxing and fun knowing she was there with our kiddos. We definitely recommend her, and will also request her again in the future.
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!
SeekingSitters has been a fantastic addition to our family. The sitters bring awesome activities and they even clean up before they leave! Thanks SeekingSitters!