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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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Since subscribing to your site, I have had a steady summer house/pet sitting job with a local family. It has provided me with experience, references and new friends. Thank you Sherry

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We have just contacted a house sitter from your list and within half a day we have organized a for someone to mind our home while we are away. What an easy website you have! We will spread the word to all we meet - thanks! Denise

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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.