Depending upon your individual needs and schedule please allow for the following approximate timeframes which will enable us to better serve you:
4-6 weeks: If you want the same sitter for multiple days over a holiday.
3 weeks: If sitter consistency is not a priority over multiple dates.
1 week: If you seek childcare for one single day or night.
We concentrate on hiring those who have experience working with children such as teachers, nurses, lifeguards, daycare/nursery staff, moms, nannies and ski/snowboard instructors.
Each sitter is required to have current CPR certification, a national background check, and previous experience working with children. In addition to those qualifications our sitters must have a genuine interest in children, and a willingness to be fun and active.
$27 per hour. $2 per additional child (2 children = $29 per hour)
The average age of our sitters is around 27, however, we have sitters from age 19 to late 50's.
Yes, with advance notice.
Any cancellations made within 48 hours of the start time results in a full charge for the amount of time booked.
Our sitters only get paid when they work. This policy ensures that our sitters can count on an income from Care 4 Kids therefore allowing us to retain quality sitters.
Yes, we require a 4 hour minimum for each booking. This policy helps attract and retain high quality sitters who consider Care 4 Kids a worthwhile source of income.
Sitters are to be paid in full upon completion of the services. We accept cash, a check made out to the sitter, or the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, Master Card, and Discover. Sitters may swipe credit cards on site through Square.
No, we take credit cards to begin our process and reserve a sitter. We do not charge anything to your card unless there is a cancellation within 48 hours of the start time. However, at your request we do accept credit card transactions for final payment.
Gratuity is not required, but if your children had a fun and safe time, it is certainly appreciated by our sitters. Our records indicate that most people do tip, and generally follow standard restaurant gratuity range of 15-20 percent.
No, the sitter will arrive at your location using their own transportation.