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Working Holiday in Oz?

If you're thinking of travelling Down Under in the future you want to consider registering as a nanny, au pair or babysitter on Babysitters Now, Australia's most loved babysitting directory. Earn some extra money while you travel. Or if you're travelling to Australia with your family utilize the Babysitters Now search to find child minders of your own.

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I signed up with your service and took a job right away. I actually flew down to Florida for the job as it turned out wonderful. Took care of a lovely home with 2 dogs & 2 cats. The owner was very pleased. Thanks for your website!! happysitter

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Recently my uncle and dad passed and I had to return home to canada. I have a dog and cat and just not comfortable about having the house empty and them kenneled. It was great. Easy to use service and nice person and returned to nice clean house and happy pets G.T.

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Endorsements: Shine!

There are many times you just want to say "This person is fantastic!". There are also times you want OTHERS to know just how wonderful YOU are. So we've added a shiny new feature - "Endorsements". Actually, this feature is an overhaul of the “Reviews” feature ... more...

Find a great House Sitter

House Sitters America is all about connecting house sitters with home owners as easily and effectively as possible - and we do it very well. It's why our members have made us the favourite house sitting site in the US, year after year. And it just got a little better… Sitter search ... more...

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Its true - most of the House Sitters and Owners that you meet here are extraordinarily courteous; it is one of the genuinely lovely aspects of this community. But people still occasionally drop the ball... People don't always respond to first contact messages promptly. Most do, but it ... more...

The New House Sitters America

You're looking at the new home of House Sitters America. After a lot of work, we've launched a site with some incredible improvements that will make this site much easier to use and even more effective. In this post we'll take you through some of the new features, and how some of the old ... more...

The New Messaging System

The recent site upgrade introduced the brand new House Sitters America Messaging System. This post helps to describe how it works and how our members can make the most of it. Fundamentally, the Messaging System makes it easier and faster to organize House Sitting. It's fast, simple and very ... more...

 
*FREE: House sitting is usually free, for both sitter and house owner, although this is completely up to the individuals. There are usually some costs that need to be covered by either the sitter or the house owner e.g. electricity, phone usage, vet fees etc. How these costs are handled needs to be agreed before the sit begins. House sitters pay a single annual membership fee, while house owners pay nothing to advertise their house or to contact sitters.