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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

Booking Fee

$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

Cancellation Policy

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


Screening Process

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.


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