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It used to be hard to find a reliable babysitter or nanny in Ames. But using advanced technology, we have compiled a list of the top-rated babysitters in the Ames area. Learn more about the best sitters in Ames and match with the one that perfectly meets your needs!.

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Dalani P.

Ames, IA
23 years old with 6 years of experience
$9 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
My name is Dalani and I'm 21 yrs old. I'm from Ames and I attend the DMACC College in Ankeny. I am one of many kids in my family so I have great experience taking care of kids anywhere from an infant to age 10. I have not done any professional work b Read More Message Dalani P.
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Nicole A.

Ames, IA
21 years old with 1 years of experience
$13 to $18 an hour
    I'm a very easy going person who loves to let children express their creativity and thoughts, as random as they may be. Children let you see a different perspective of the world that we often forget to think about as adults. There is never a boring d Read More Message Nicole A.
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    Meredith M.

    Johnston, IA
    22 years old with 5 years of experience
    $10 to $15 an hour
    • After school care availability
    • Short notice availability
    • Cpr Certified
    Hi! I have plenty of past experience watching children. I have been a nanny multiple summers, worked at generation next, and also babysit during the week and weekends. I am a senior in Johnston and going to college in D.C. next year. I am comfortable Read More Message Meredith M.
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    Grace H.

    Ankeny, IA
    21 years old with 5 years of experience
    $12 to $17 an hour
      Hello! I’m a recent college grad looking for some part time work. I love children so I thought babysitting/nannying would be great! I have the most experience with children under the age of 6. Read More Message Grace H.
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      Mackenzie C.

      Boone, IA
      22 years old with 3 years of experience
      $13 to $20 an hour
      • After school care availability
      • Before school care availability
      • Short notice availability
      • First Aid Training
      • Cpr Certified
      I have been babysitting since I was 12 years old! I was previously employed at a state daycare center in Iowa. I was the lead school-age teacher when I left. Before this (and while school is in) I spent a lot of time with kiddos 0-4. Read More Message Mackenzie C.
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      Breanna C.

      Grimes, IA
      22 years old with 3 years of experience
      $10 to $15 an hour
      • After school care availability
      • Before school care availability
      • Short notice availability
      • First Aid Training
      • Cpr Certified
      Hi are you still looking for a nanny? I'm 20 and have 3 years experience working both in a licensed public child care and with my church nursery as well. I've worked with children from newborn to school age and have taken several online DHS trainings Read More Message Breanna C.
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      Mckennzie B.

      Ames, IA
      20 years old with 4 years of experience
      $12 to $20 an hour
      • After school care availability
      • Before school care availability
      • Short notice availability
      • First Aid Training
      • Cpr Certified
      Hello my name is mckennzie. I have been in child care since I was a kid starting with watching the neighbor kids up till I could get a job at a daycare. I have great experience with young kids. I’m a responsible young adult that has a reliable vehi Read More Message Mckennzie B.
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      Payton C.

      Ankeny, IA
      21 years old with 3 years of experience
      $12 to $20 an hour
      • Before school care availability
      • Short notice availability
      • First Aid Training
      • Cpr Certified
      Hi, my name is Payton! I am going into my junior year of college and am studying Enterprise Leadership and Communications at the University of Iowa. I have nannied throughout high school and during summers (this summer as well). In addition, I am the Read More Message Payton C.
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      Emily H.

      Ankeny, IA
      21 years old with 6 years of experience
      $10 to $15 an hour
        In the fall, I will be a sophomore at Iowa State University. I’m currently studying Sociology and International Studies. I enjoy being outside, and soaking up the sun. I have both babysitting and nannying experience. During the summer of 2016, I wa Read More Message Emily H.
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        Samantha B.

        Ankeny, IA
        22 years old with 5 years of experience
        $12 to $16 an hour
          I'm the oldest in my family so I have always been the first up to bat to babysit for any small child in my family. I love working with children and I myself am a kid at heart so we get along pretty well. Read More Message Samantha B.
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          Makaela R.

          Granger, IA
          19 years old with ~1 years of experience
          $15 to $20 an hour
          • After school care availability
          • Short notice availability
          I don’t have any babysitting experience, but I love kids! I have lots of younger cousins who I love playing with. I am super fun, and I have a big imagination when it comes to coming up with fun activities to do. However, homework and/or chores are Read More Message Makaela R.
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          Myranda J.

          Ankeny, IA
          21 years old with 9 years of experience
          $13 to $25 an hour
          • After school care availability
          • Before school care availability
          • Short notice availability
          • First Aid Training
          • Cpr Certified
          Spending time and watching kids has always been a love I’ve had. I first started babysitting when I was 11 years old and sense then has been something I love. I’ve done 10 years of self employed babysitting and 3 years working at a daycare. I was Read More Message Myranda J.
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          Abbey W.

          Johnston, IA
          21 years old with 1 years of experience
          $7 to $14 an hour
          • After school care availability
          • Before school care availability
          • Short notice availability
          • First Aid Training
          • Cpr Certified
          I have 2 nieces that mean the world to me and I babysit them sometimes when they are over. I love kids especially babies they are so cute and loving. Whenever I have bad days I can always rely on children to cheer me up Read More Message Abbey W.
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          Angelica M.

          Ogden, IA
          19 years old with 3 years of experience
          $15 to $50 an hour
            Hi! I'm Angelica and I am currently a student at DMACC. From 2018-2021 I worked in a daycare and acted as a lea teacher in the two year old room for a year, though before that I hopped around to the other rooms with kids aged 0-11. I love working wit Read More Message Angelica M.
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            Taylor S.

            Boone, IA
            20 years old with 3 years of experience
            $12 to $15 an hour
            • After school care availability
            • Before school care availability
            • Short notice availability
            • First Aid Training
            • Cpr Certified
            Hello! If you’re looking for a nanny that loves pets, and kids, I am the nanny for you! I have several years of experience with children, and 3 years of paid experience with children. I have watched infants up to kids 11 years of age. I love to be Read More Message Taylor S.
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            Price of a Babysitter in Ames

            1 Child (per hour) Multiple Children (per hour) With Tip (per hour)
            $12.6 $12.6 – $18.8 $12.6 – $21.7

            It costs about $12.6 per hour (for one child) to hire a babysitter in Ames, that’s about $0.89 less than the national average of $13.44 per hour. Additional children can cost up to 50% more per child that needs care but many sitters charge much less or nothing additional for two kids. A tip is not always necessary but always appreciated. 10 to 15 percent is common but again, not a requirement.

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