The Complete Guide To Becoming A Babysitter
- 3 hours on-demand video
- 47 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- Know exactly what to do to get started as a babysitter
Know how to find local babysitter training
Know how to ask your parents for support
- Be ready for your first phone call from a parent
- Know how to advertise yourself as a babysitter
- You should be familiar with what babysitting is and you should be interested in earning money as a babysitter.
A great way to start making money as a teenager is to become a babysitter. Sitters get to work with kids, choose their own schedule, build work experience, and contribute to the lives of the parents and children they work for.
This course will help you get started as a babysitter. You'll learn everything you need to know to get started, dive in to how to advertise and get jobs, set you up to work with parents and kids effectively, and prepare you to be a safe sitter.
Get Started Quickly And Dive Deeper When You're Ready
The course starts with a Jump Start which gives you a brief overview of everything you need to know to get started as a babysitter and land your first job.
- What does a babysitter do
- Minimum age and requirements
- Getting support from your parents
- Finding training
- Basic advertising tips and tricks
- Setting your price
- Getting your first job
- Being an amazing babysitter
Then the course dives deep in to the various areas that allow you to make great money by making kids and parents really happy. Topics such as:
- Marketing and advertising
- Interviewing for Jobs
- Working with parents and kids
- Preparing for a Job
- Wowing the kids and parents
- Handling multiple children
- Safety and emergencies
At the end of this course you will be a stand-out baby sitter making great money. You will feel confident and ready to take on the adventure of babysitting.
What Are The Requirements?
- A desire to become a babysitter
- A notebook and pen to capture your ideas
- Optionally, a printer and paper so that you can print the worksheets and resources
Let's Get Started!
Babysitting is fun and rewarding and a great way to make money. Let's work together to get you started.
- This course is meant for teenagers who want to start babysitting. No prior experience is required.
Welcome to the course! This lecture gives you a solid understanding of what you are going to learn and what we are covering in this first section.
Now is the time to get a good understanding for what a babysitter does... before you realize at the end of your training and after your first job that you really should have picked something else. This lecture covers the babysitter job description so that you know what to expect.
If you are just starting your babysitting career and you are in middle or high school then gaining the support of your parents is crucial! They will help you get started in so many ways. This lesson teaches you exactly how to have the conversation with your parents to get their support.
Training is the most important part of becoming a babysitter!
This lecture explains why you want to take babysitter training, the 3 exact classes you need to take, and where you can find them.
Let's take a few minutes to get up, walk around, think about the lectures so far, drop a comment or question in to the discussion board, and get a drink of water before diving in again.
Letting parents know that you are a babysitter is really simple, easy, and doesn't need to cost any money. This lecture gives you 4 cheap and easy ways you can advertise that you are a babysitter.
You've made it all the way through the first section and you know the path to becoming a babysitter. This lecture gives a brief review of what you have learned and gives you guidance on when to take the next sections. I look forward to seeing your questions and sharing resources I find to help you be a GREAT babysitter.
There are levels to this. When you're an early teen, middle teen, or older teen there are different things you can do to advertise. If you start with the easy and cheap ideas and you're calendar is full then you can stop there. If you're looking to fill up more time in your calendar and you need to do more, this lecture helps you get those going.
Check out the lecture and the resources in this lecture so that you start out in the right spot for you.
Your flyers will generate some interest from parents who do not know you and those parents will want to do a phone interview to understand if you have the experience they are looking for in their next babysitter. This lecture teaches you how to be ready for that conversation so that the parent asks you to come for an in-home interview.
Here's what to expect as you dive deeper into preparing for jobs, working with kids, and working with parents.
Let’s take a few minutes and talk about what to do when someone visits the home that you’re not expecting, or approaches you or the kids you're caring for while you are in public. At the end of this lecture you will know how to handle common though unexpected situations with confidence.