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Hiring a Babysitter

I recently got my first babysitting job and I'm looking to get more. I'm wondering what kind of things a parent looks for when hiring a babysitter.

What are you?

41% (5) Mom
41% (5) Dad
16% (2) Not a parent

12 voters have answered this question.

What kids do you have?

0% (0) Infant Girl
8% (1) Infant Boy
16% (2) Toddler Girl
25% (3) Toddler Boy
33% (4) Young Girl
33% (4) Young Boy
41% (5) Preteen Girl
33% (4) Preteen Boy
25% (3) Teen Girl
25% (3) Teen Boy

12 voters have answered this question.

Do any of your kids have any needs or assistance requirements? Check options even if they are normal for the age of the child.

33% (4) Diaper Chaning
25% (3) Feeding/Bottles
66% (8) Toileting Assistance
83% (10) Bathing Assistance
41% (5) Dietary Restrictions
0% (0) Low noise/stimulation
41% (5) Boundry Issues
8% (1) Prone to Violence
8% (1) Destructive
8% (1) Run Away
25% (3) Compulsive Liar
33% (4) Difficulty Sleeping
75% (9) Clothing Restrictions
8% (1) Medical Conditions

12 voters have answered this question.

Please add any needs your child needs that wasn't covered above. Feel free to share details about these needs.

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5 voters have answered this question.

What do you require from a babysitter? If they do not have these requirements then you will not even consider hiring them.

33% (4) First Aid
33% (4) CPR
0% (0) AED Usage
33% (4) Cooking
58% (7) Follows Instructions
50% (6) Calm Under Pressure
66% (8) Applies Corporal Punishment
16% (2) Refuses Corporal Punishment
66% (8) Affectionate
75% (9) Engages with Children
16% (2) Own Transportation

12 voters have answered this question.

Do you have any other requirements?

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6 voters have answered this question.

Do you need the babysitter for overnight stays?

0% (0) No Overnights
33% (4) 1 night at a time
50% (6) Multiple nights at a time
16% (2) 1 week or more at a time

12 voters have answered this question.

Does gender of the babysitter matter?

8% (1) Males Only
33% (4) Females Only
58% (7) Doesn't Matter

12 voters have answered this question.

Is there a minimum age requirement?

50% (6) No age requirement
8% (1) 10
0% (0) 11
8% (1) 12
16% (2) 13
0% (0) 14
0% (0) 15
16% (2) 16
0% (0) 17
0% (0) 18
0% (0) 19
0% (0) 20
0% (0) 21+

12 voters have answered this question.

What activities are prohibited to the babysitter?

50% (6) Drinking Alcohol
50% (6) Smoking
66% (8) Illegal Drugs
8% (1) Corporal Punishment
8% (1) Guests of Babysitter
50% (6) Long Phone Calls
33% (4) Snooping
16% (2) Watching Porn
41% (5) Cannot Leave (even with kids)
8% (1) Yelling
0% (0) Hugging
8% (1) Rough Housing

12 voters have answered this question.

What are your minimum clothing requirements for babysitter? The kids must never see the babysitter with less clothing than this requirement. This might seem odd but some cultures/immigrants have different standards.

81% (9) No clothing requirements
18% (2) Briefs/Panties
9% (1) Chest Covered
9% (1) Stomach Covered
9% (1) Shoulders Covered
9% (1) Thighs Covered
9% (1) Knees Covered
9% (1) Ankles Covered
9% (1) Feet Covered
9% (1) Arms Covered
0% (0) Hands Covered
9% (1) Neck Covered
0% (0) Head Covered
0% (0) Face Covered

11 voters have answered this question.

What are you willing to pay for a babysitter that meets all of your requirements? Amounts are in USD. Choose an option that is closest to your desired payment. (Round up or down.)

16% (2) $1/hr
8% (1) $5/hr
16% (2) $10/hr
16% (2) $15/hr
0% (0) $20/hr
16% (2) $25/hr
8% (1) $30/hr
8% (1) $40/hr
8% (1) $50/hr
0% (0) $75/hr
0% (0) $100/hr

12 voters have answered this question.

Please share any thoughts you have on what makes a good babysitter.

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4 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2022-03-04 17:49:04 by john09
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