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

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Tasha B.

Biddeford, ME
29 years old with 2 years of experience
$7 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
I'm an experienced 23 year old sitter available in Biddeford. I don't smoke or do drugs. I have had experiences with children from infancy to eight years of age. I went to school for Early Childhood Special Education and have had experiences through Read More Message Tasha B.
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Shannon B.

Gorham, ME
27 years old with 2 years of experience
$12 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
When I was 12, I took the Red Cross babysitting course. I baby sat here and there until I was 16 and got my first "real job." When I was 18, I was hired as a teachers assistant for after school care at a local daycare. After working with only 5-1 Read More Message Shannon B.
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Judith C.

Saco, ME
57 years old with 10 years of experience
$12 to $15 an hour
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hello! My name is Judy and I hold a State of Maine teaching certificate in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I have experience as a Nanny, babysitter, and teacher of Toddlers, 3 & 4 year olds, Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First and Second Read More Message Judith C.
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Christina E.

Portland, ME
28 years old with 6 years of experience
$10 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I have been a professional Nanny for five plus years. I have taken care of children ages newborn-12 years old. I love being a nanny, for the reason that being a part of a child's devolpement and growth. I am a kind,compassionate person with the patie Read More Message Christina E.
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Lynn M.

Windham, ME
39 years old with 20 years of experience
$13 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
I have cared for children for 20+ years. I have nannied for a few family's and will give you there numbers to call for refrences as well. I have 2 children of my own and have plenty of experience with kids. I have a nursing background and also CPR an Read More Message Lynn M.
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Judith C.

Saco, ME
57 years old with 10 years of experience
$15 to $17 an hour
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hello! Thank you for taking the time to learn about me! I am a mature, young at heart, 55 years young educator, who is looking for summer employment. I am a K-8 certified teacher with a B.S.Ed. I have experience working with children from 4 w Read More Message Judith C.
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Delia R.

Portland, ME
34 years old with 10 years of experience
$12 to $18 an hour
  • After school care availability
Hello! Are you in need of a responsible, fun, and caring babysitter? Please look no further! I love kids and have experience with all ages, (infant-preteen). I have previously been CPR and First Aid certified, but need to renew certifications. I've Read More Message Delia R.
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Lexi H.

Phippsburg, ME
27 years old with 4 years of experience
$10 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I currently work full-time in the district of RSU5 as an Education Technician for special ed. I have a degree in psychology, along with a behavioral health professional certification. I have been trained for first aid/cpr and crisis management. I Read More Message Lexi H.
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Emily S.

Portland, ME
26 years old with 13 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • Short notice availability
Hi there! My name is Emily and I'm very interested in the babysitter position you've posted! I recently moved to Portland from New York, and work in design. I am available evenings during the week and any time on weekends. I've held babysitting jobs Read More Message Emily S.
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Natalie H.

Biddeford, ME
22 years old with 1 years of experience
$15 to $30 an hour
  • After school care availability
Hello, my name is Natalie hatch. I am 18 years old and have had several years of babysitting and nannying. I am the third oldest of five girls and have had tons of experience. I've been a coach for the Biddeford youth cheering association for about 4 Read More Message Natalie H.
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Kathleen A.

Bowdoin, ME
58 years old with ~1 years of experience
$10 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
I came from a large family in which I began babysitting at 10 years old for my older sisters. Even at a young age, I was extremely responsible. Later, I had four children of my own with extreme variations in ages. My oldest son is now 37 who has t Read More Message Kathleen A.
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Sahra A.

Portland, ME
21 years old with ~1 years of experience
$12 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
I am interested in working with children in my future, so babysitting seems like a good step in that direction. I have 4 younger siblings, so I am very good with children. I have past experience babysitting for relatives and worked as a summer teache Read More Message Sahra A.
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Devin H.

Limington, ME
23 years old with 7 years of experience
$11 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hi there, I am 21 years old and I have experience working with children of all ages. Most recently my experience was working with a company where I mostly worked one on one with children who have disabilities and special needs. I have also worked wit Read More Message Devin H.
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Chloe L.

Biddeford, ME
23 years old with 5 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
Hi there! My name is Chloe and I am 22 years old! I have been working with children for about 8 years. I have worked in a variety of centers, I have been a full time nanny, and have done occasional babysitting. I have experience with newborns-age 8 Read More Message Chloe L.
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Julia H.

Windham, ME
22 years old with 5 years of experience
$15 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
My name is Julia and I am 18 years old. I live in Windham and study at the University of Southern Maine. I enjoy being around kids and I am looking to babysit part-time. I have many years of experience. For the past five summers, I worked at Point Se Read More Message Julia H.
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Price of a Babysitter in Portland

1 Child (per hour) Multiple Children (per hour) With Tip (per hour)
$15.6 $15.6 – $23.4 $15.6 – $26.9

It costs about $15.6 per hour (for one child) to hire a babysitter in Portland, that’s about $2.18 more 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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Many of the Portland sitters above respond within 24 hours, and some of them much faster than that. You can certainly get a sitter for tonight in Portland but the earlier you request one the better your odds will be. Give it a shot tonight! View All Babysitters in Portland [events state=”ME” city=”Portland” category=”localbabysitter”]

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