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

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Gianna C.

San Jose, CA
25 years old with 10 years of experience
$25 to $35 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I have been working with children +10 years. I spent four years coaching at a children sports camp and nannied through college. (Children ages ranging from 8 months to 14 years old) Whether it has been full time nannying, coaching, or occasional baby Read More Message Gianna C.
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Morgan T.

Santa Cruz, CA
25 years old with 6 years of experience
$18 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I am a UCSC Senior. I study Psychology and Education. I have previously worked with children ranging from 6 weeks-15 years old. I have been a nanny for roughly ten years now. I have lived in Santa Cruz for three years now and have recently been accep Read More Message Morgan T.
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Miranda E.

Boulder Creek, CA
24 years old with 6 years of experience
$20 to $35 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
  • Early Childhood Special Education Certification
  • Special Education Certification
I am an experience and motivated educator who has many years of experience working with kids of all ages both in nanny and teaching positions. I just recently graduated with 2 teaching credentials, and am looking for work before the new school year b Read More Message Miranda E.
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Jessica L.

Santa Cruz, CA
26 years old with 10 years of experience
$15 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
In the past, I have cared for two families on a regular basis. I have cared for both families for 10 years and continue to build a relationship with them. Read More Message Jessica L.
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Shelby S.

San Jose, CA
29 years old with 7 years of experience
$10 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
My name is Shelby Salvacion, I am 25 years old. I graduated from Sacramento State with a degree in Family Consumer Science and was a former student athlete for the Sacramento State Women's Soccer Team. I'm also on the Women's Filipino National Socce Read More Message Shelby S.
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Rachel P.

Santa Cruz, CA
27 years old with 9 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Note: At the moment I am only looking for one-day or on-call jobs as opposed to weekly scheduled jobs/nannying since I have a full-time weekday job. I live in Santa Cruz and am available for jobs across Santa Cruz county. About me: I am finishing Read More Message Rachel P.
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Maria R.

San Jose, CA
52 years old with 10 years of experience
$15 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
My name is Maria, and I am an experienced nanny with 10+ years of experience. I have been blessed to find families whom I've stayed with for many years, allowing me to cherish their children and watch them grow up from newborns to wonderful grown chi Read More Message Maria R.
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Katrina H.

Aptos, CA
24 years old with 4 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
Weekend Availability Friday - Sunday! I have been a Camp Counselor for the YMCA for the past three summers and I love it. I generally worked with 9-13 year old children, but I have experience with 7-17 year olds, both male and female. Along with t Read More Message Katrina H.
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Sandra F.

Watsonville, CA
30 years old with 3 years of experience
$25 to $30 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
Im a hard working, dedicated, creative, responsible, and punctual person. That cares for childrens development and educational experience. To support childrens desire to be life-long learners. Have experience babysitting since the age of 14 a Read More Message Sandra F.
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Savannah H.

Santa Cruz, CA
24 years old with 6 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hi, my name is Savannah. I have experience working with newborn to school age children at a daycare for 2 years. I have also coached volleyball for the 12u age. I'm attending Humboldt State in the Fall as a student athlete. I'm looking for part time Read More Message Savannah H.
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Kaylee G.

Santa Cruz, CA
24 years old with 2 years of experience
$16 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
I just second year at UC Santa Cruz in the fall where I am studying Earth Science with a concentration in environmental geology. I have had experience working with children over the past 4 years between the ages of 3-12 as I have helped out in elemen Read More Message Kaylee G.
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Diana M.

San Jose, CA
42 years old with 10 years of experience
$18 to $40 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • Cpr Certified
I have worked with children for many years, I worked with younger and older children, caring to babies and children's up to 12 year old and more, I became in a babysitting because I love the kids, and I like work with them and also I like to teach t Read More Message Diana M.
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Luz H.

San Jose, CA
35 years old with 15 years of experience
$25 to $50 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
I have many years of caring for children; my own as well as others. I have four daughters who I actively home school and now that they are older, I'd like to be around very little ones again. My older girls (14 and 12) enjoy observing and helping Read More Message Luz H.
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Brianna C.

San Jose, CA
23 years old with ~1 years of experience
$13 to $17 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
Experienced with working with elementary school ages mainly. I work with the elementary school aged kid class at my church every other Sunday. I heaved worked with there preschool and nursery many times before as well. I also volunteer with the youth Read More Message Brianna C.
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Brooke N.

San Jose, CA
27 years old with 8 years of experience
$18 to $22 an hour
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hello, I have always loved kids especially babies and toddlers. Currently I am taking online classes through Penn State for Psychology. While I'm in school I've been nannying full time. The past two families I have nannied for I was with them for ove Read More Message Brooke N.
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Price of a Babysitter in Santa Cruz

1 Child (per hour) Multiple Children (per hour) With Tip (per hour)
$20.8 $20.8 – $31.2 $20.8 – $35.9

It costs about $20.8 per hour (for one child) to hire a babysitter in Santa Cruz, that’s about $7.36 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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