Home » Babysitters » NY » New York

Find a Babysitter in NYC

Whenever you need to find a babysitter for date nights or backup child care, UrbanSitter has you covered.

Browse through Top NYC sitter profiles by years of experience working with children, pay rate, response time, background check status, CPR certifications, and more.

Last minute job posts receive a reply in under 3 minutes in most areas!

Sign up now:

Available babysitters in New York, NY


$15 per hour for 1 child

"Hello my name is Erica Leben I also go by the name Erica Huggins since that's the name I was born with, I'm 51 years old I live in Brooklyn NY, I'm originally from Trinidad. I migrated to Miami in 198..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile

Responds in 24 hours


Booked by 1 repeat family
New York
$23 per hour for 1 child

"Hi! My name is Mia. I just moved to Manhattan! Last year I lived in Boston to serve a year in AmeriCorps teaching literacy and fitness classes at a middle school. This fall, I will be a graduate stude..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile


Booked by 1 repeat family
New York
$18 per hour for 1 child

"Hello! My name is Erin. I am originally from Allentown, PA and am living in New York City to audition for jobs as a singer/dancer. I have some babysitting/nannying experience in the city! In additi..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile


1 review
New York
$14 per hour for 1 child

"Hello everyone! I have been babysitting and working with children for over 10 years in Washington Heights! I have some college in early childhood education and am working on finishing my degree. Other..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile


Booked by 1 repeat family
$20 per hour for 1 child

"Hi there, I'm a former preschool co-teacher and current nanny. I was born in Argentina, raised between Los Angeles and Boston, and have been living in Brooklyn since late 2006. I spent most of my twe..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile


1 review
New York
$20 per hour for 1 child

"Hey Families! I’m Tatiana, 33 years old from Cartagena-Colombia! I have a degree in Social Communications and Journalism, this career gives me the opportunity to work with different kids for all ages ..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile


$20 per hour for 1 child

"Hi, my name is Shan and I’m a friendly, enthusiast, responsible, and caring young woman with a College degree. I have two years experience in babysitting boys and girls (ages 4-13) from kindergarten, ..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile


New York
$17 per hour for 1 child

"Hi my name is Grethel, I am currently a sophomore in college that would love to care of your child. I am bilingual, English and Spanish. I have taken care of two little girls before, I read them books..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile


1 review
$14 per hour for 1 child

"Greetings, My name is Jewel and I hail from Guyana, South America. I’ve always assisted my grandmother with our family daycare, which has been in operation for over 15 years."  Sign Up to See Full Profile


1 review
$18 per hour for 1 child

"8 years of experience working with different age groups of 6 months old - 7 years of age. F/T sitter will assist in homework, and very active with kids (going to parks, attending play dates or after s..."  Sign Up to See Full Profile

Sign up for UrbanSitter to search New York babysitters by:

  • Background checked babysitters
  • CPR-trained babysitters
  • Spanish-speaking babysitters
  • Babysitters experienced with multiples
  • Babysitters with infant experience
  • Babysitters with a vehicle
Live near a college or university? View babysitters by college

How we're different

Top picks from parents in your community

Our unique Sitter Lists show the most popular, highly-reviewed sitters as rated by parents in your school, neighborhood, church, or parents group.

Flexible plans to suit your family's needs

Become a member for peace of mind and access sitters 365 days of the year. Pay-as-you-go with an Access Pass, no subscription required.

Tried, true and trusted sitters & nannies

Rave reviews and repeat family badges set our sitters and nannies apart. Our multi-step approval process guarantees that the best, most qualified sitters are always at your fingertips.

Last minute - no problem!

Count on us for backup when you need it most: sick days, stuck working late, parent-teacher conferences. For last minute jobs, most sitters reply in 3 minutes or less.

As seen on

Discover the babysitting power of UrbanSitter. Find a babysitter. Feel great. Get going. Learn more

Looking to hire a babysitter, full-time nanny, date night babysitter, or last minute child care? Look no further than UrbanSitter, the most powerful of all babysitting websites, where you’ll find the best babysitters trusted by parents like you. Unlike traditional babysitter or nanny agencies, UrbanSitter connects you with baby sitter reviews written by parents you know and trust, and helps you book babysitters and nannies instantly on-demand.

What sets UrbanSitter apart is its amazing local network of babysitter and nanny recommendations from parents you’re connected with through school, moms and dads groups or social networks. It’s like asking every parent you know who the best babysitters are in your area, but without the legwork. Sign up for free to start your babysitter search today on the site or babysitting app. Whether you’re looking for an after-school sitter, part-time childcare, morning nanny or carpool helper, UrbanSitter has you covered.

To find babysitters in your area, start with a babysitter or nanny search by date or post a job to find available babysitters and nannies. Then, use custom filters to find a baby sitter in your neighborhood with your qualifications such as a background check, child and infant CPR certification, babysitter with car, or special needs experience. You can even save your search to be notified whenever new babysitters join and meet your requirements. If you’re looking for a last-minute backup babysitter, your best bet is to post a job for the quickest response from babysitters in your area.

Also unlike traditional babysitter agencies, you can really get to know your babysitter before making the hire. Many UrbanSitter babysitters also have education or experience with early childhood development, or have a teaching or nursing degree, which you’ll see in their detailed babysitter profiles. Babysitter profile videos, response times, number of repeat families, ratings, qualifications, and UrbanSitter reviews help you decide on the best baby sitter for your family. Why not get the whole family involved and let your kids pick their favorite babysitter based on the profile videos?

Conveniently, all babysitters in the app have an online calendar with their real time availability, so you can book a baby sitter in minutes or with a few taps from our babysitting app. You can even send a booking request to multiple babysitters, and whoever replies first will get the job while the other requests will be canceled. Hiring a babysitter for multiple dates is also quick and easy to do. Sign up for a free UrbanSitter account and hire a babysitter today!