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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.


Hear from Our Clients

“West Coast Sitters has been a game changer for our family and has truly made our lives so enjoyable the last 5 month. The roster of sitters that we have curated for our family to fit out really crazy schedule has been nothing but a bunch of inspiring, kind, nurturing women who really truly care about my home, my kids and our family. For as long as we live in Vancouver, West coast sitters will always be my #1 choice!”

Natalie Miller and JT Miller, Vancouver Canucks

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