Casual and On-Call Babysitting Services
All babysitters are thoroughly SCREENED! Your family can have a Peace of Mind when using our services. Babysitters are experienced, professional and engaging with children! Booking a babysitter through West Coast Sitters is easy!
How it Works
Step 1: We will send you the Babysitter’s Bio
Step 2: Pay the Agency a booking fee
Step 3: Pay the Babysitter directly at the end of the booking. Please pay the babysitter by cash or cheque.
Agency Fees for Casual & On-call Babysitters
$31.50 per booking*. Taxes are included.
If you are planning to book a sitter with us for more than 3x in a year, please check out our Package Deals listed below which are good for 1 year!
Package Deals (Good for 1 year!)
4 bookings $120.00 ($6.00 savings! – this works out to be $30.00 per booking)
6 bookings $162.00 ($27.00 savings! – this works out to be $27.00 per booking)
10 bookings $225.00 ($90.00 savings!! – this works out to be $22.50 per booking)
BUY the 10 Booking Package and get the 11th booking FREE!!
Premium Package Plan (1 year plan)
- $525.00 (Save $1,365.00!)
- 5 bookings per month
- Valid for 1 year from date of purchase
Rates for Babysitters
Babysitter rates vary based on 3 different categories. The rates include care of up to 3 siblings.
Bronze Level, $21.00/hr
Babysitter meets our Agency’s minimum requirements.
Silver Level, $22.00/hr
Babysitter meets our Agency requirement, has over 4 years of full-time childcare or teaching experience and has over 100 bookings with us.
Gold Level, $24.00/hr
Babysitter meets our Agency requirements, has over 4 years of full-time childcare or teaching experience and has over 200 bookings with us.
The Minimum Booking is 4 hours
Cancellations made within 24 hours prior to the booking time will result in an automatic 4 hour cancellation charge (Rate for the nanny X 4 hours) to your credit card. Please provide over 24 hours notice for cancellations to avoid the cancellation charge. Booking Fees are non-refundable.
Additional Rates for Babysitters
Extra $3.00 per hour for each additional child from another family
Statutory Holidays – Extra $2 per hour
Over 8 hours – Babysitter Rate X 1.5 (Overtime)
Over 10 hours – Babysitter Rate X 2 (Double time)
After Midnight – Extra $2.00 per hour
New Years Eve – Double Rate applies
Christmas Day – Double Rate applies
Babysitters are interviewed in person and screened. The screening process requires sitters to provide a Criminal Record Check, a valid CPR/First Aid Certificate and at least 2 references related to childcare. Babysitters must be over 19 and have over 2 years of childcare experience.