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DC Area Childcare Providers Needed - PT/FT - Flexible Schedule

Sitter Scout Washington, District of Columbia
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April 6, 2023
Sitter Scout
Washington, District of Columbia

Sitter Scout is seeking experienced sitters to join our back-up care team!

As an agency partner of Care.com, we provide sitter services to clientele in the greater NOVA (specifically Arlington) and the Washington DC area. Interested candidates will have WEEKDAY availability (at least 3 whole week days available) during normal work hours (7am-7 pm), and the ability to work on short notice.

We are looking for caregivers with long-term availability. You must have a car and be willing to commute up to an hour away (gas reimbursement will be provided for anything in excess of 40 miles roundtrip - 100 mile maximum). You must be willing to work in households with pets.

Pay is $20 - $22 per hour plus occasional bonus pay. Serious applicants only.

We look forward to speaking with you!

Sitter Scout, caregivers must be:
* 18 years of age or older,
* A high school graduate,
* MUST have your own insured and reliable vehicle,
* Willing to become CPR and First Aid certified,
* Able to provide Sitter Scout with 3 child care references,
* Willing to go through Criminal, sexual offender and DMV background checks.
Desired Qualifications:

  • 2+ to 5 years of experience
  • High school degree
  • First Aid Training, CPR Training

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $22.00 per hour


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Caregivers (even if vaccinated) are required to wear a mask while at the job and follow CDC guidelines.

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have an insured and reliable car?
  • Do you have experience working with newborns/infants? If yes, how many months/years experience do you have?
  • Are you at least 18 years of age?
  • What city are you currently living in?
  • Please give a brief timeline of your childcare experience (professional or personal).
  • What days/hours are you available to work each week?
  • How long do you expect to have this availability?
  • When would you be able to start?
  • Are you fully vaccinated from COVID-19?
  • Would you be able to provide a minimum of two childcare references? (People who you have provided childcare for who are not members of your family)
  • Would you be willing to commute over 40 miles round trip, if needed, to fulfil a job request? (We reimburse for anything over 40 miles round trip - 100 mile max)
  • In order to remain as an active employee, there is shift minimum requirement. Will you be able to fill a minimum of 2 shifts per week (M-F) on a consistent basis?


  • Childcare: 2 years (Required)


  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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