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Babysitting

Childcare/Babysitting Rates and Fees

Type of Booking

Daily: If you would like to use Guardian Angel Sitting Service just one time this would be most cost effective for you. Booking Fee is valid for the date of the job only. Each Applicant pays a NON-REFUNDABLE Sitter/upfront booking fee to the agency/per job request, per family when application is completed and received by agency.

Weekly: If you plan to use Guardian Angel Sitting Service 3 or more times within a 7 day period, then a weekly fee would be most cost effective for you. Weekly Booking is valid for seven (7) consecutive days from the first date requested. Applies to the family requesting immediate children and children unaccompanied by their legal guardian only. A separate application form is required for each individual family. Each applicant pays a NON-REFUNDABLE  Sitter/upfront booking fee to the agency, per family.

Monthly: If you plan to use Guardian Angels Sitting Service 5 or more times within one month or for more than 2 consecutive weeks, then a monthly fee would be most cost effective for you. Monthly booking fees are valid for thirty (30) consecutive days from the first date requested. Applies to the family requesting immediate children and children unaccompanied by their legal guardian only. A separate application is required for each individual family. Each applicant pays a NON-REFUNDABLE Sitter/upfront booking fee to the agency, per family.

Annual: If you plan to use Guardian Angels Sitting Service multiple times through out the year or have set days and times for sitters come on a weekly/monthly basis. Upfront Annual Fee Per family. Valid for one year from the first date service is used. Annual Members are entitled to overnight sitter requests. Membership applies to the members' immediate children, children unaccompanied by their legal guardian, family members visiting from out of town, and houseguest's children visiting from out of town, staying at members' home. (All children must be listed on additional family form at the time of membership in order to avoid $10 guest fee). Annual memberships are not avaialble for Elerly companionship.

Family Nanny Placement fees:  vary and are specific to each family. Nanny Placement packages are designed specifically for each families needs. Placement fee is based on location, Hours and # of children and can range from $1000-$2000 Please contact us about your nanny needs to receive pricing.

Hourly minimum (per day): Our Agency has a four (4) hr consecutive minimum per babysitting period. No Exceptions

Same day/ after hours-booking fee: Additional $10 charge for same day bookings when application is received during office hours.  For last minute bookings after business hours, holidays and on Weekends an additional $15 will be charged.

Booking/Sitter Fees: Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Annual Membership fees will be charged to the applicant’s credit card on file prior to the sitting period start time. If the credit card declines, your sitter will be cancelled. Once cancelled that sitter may become unavailable or booked with another family on a first come first serve basis, as applications may be received in the meantime.

Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Booking fees and Annual Membership fees are NON-refundable and may be charged anytime from the time the application is received up until 24 hours prior to your sitting period. These fees are per sitter and per family.

Consultation Fee – $20 (Paid in cash to the sitter at the time of consultation
Meet the sitter for 15/20 minutes prior to booking to go over all details of the job. This fee can vary depending on location of the consultation and travel time it takes for the sitter.

Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Hotel Rates: Non-refundable-$20day, $45/ week, $90/month upfront booking fee 
$20.00 per hour for one child
$1.00 for each additional child

Group/Event/Wedding Childcare Rates: See Group Rates

Annual Members: Non-refundable- $300/ year Annual Membership fee
$16.00 per hour for one child
$1.00 per hour for each additional child

Overnight Rates:
This is available to annual members only.
Babysitter: $120 per (24) hour period for one child. Additional children: $20 per (24) hour period for each additional child. Agency Referral: $50 per (24) hour period.

Transportation/Mileage and Parking Fees*: Paid to the sitter in Cash; Sitter will make family aware of parking fees if applicable. 
Mileage - .25/mile (paid to sitter) up to $10 max/job plus parking or if a gate fee is applied. 
*In some of our locations; ride sharing fees may be charged, due to the location or parking situation of the job; 
an additional mileage fee may need to be added due to the distance of the location or 
a parking fee or gate fee may be required. All of these expenses will need to be reimbursed to the sitter.

Holiday Rates:
$24.00 per hour for one child
$3.00 per hour for each additional child 

Overnight Holiday rate :(available to annual members only): $150 per (24) hr period for one child. Paid to the sitter Additional children: $20 per (24) hour period for each additional child paid to the sitter. Agency Referral: $50 per (24) hour period.  Any additional hours over the 24 hour period then the hourly rate would apply for both the sitter and agency. 

Holidays: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, President's Day (Observed), Valentine’s Day, St Patrick’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, (Observed), Mother's Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

Gratuities
Many families ask about gratuity. Gratuity is always left up to your discretion and is not mandatory, however, it is customary and very much appreciated by our sitters. Families tip sitters anywhere from $5-$150 depending on the length of time they are with the family and how pleased the family is with the sitter.

Method of Payment - Before a job takes place
Guardian Angels Sitting Service requires that all families submit application with a major credit card to keep on file.  All major credit cards are accepted for booking fees and agency hourly fees.
Please be sure that your CC information is entered correctly and that you always have a current, valid credit card on file for agency charges. Declined Credit Card transactions will incur a $5 charge per declined transaction for all members. If valid credit card information is not received and payment is not received by the agency within 30 days of transaction decline, member will be sent to a collection agency and legal action will be taken to recover the amount due to the agency.

On the job:
Babysitters only accept CASH payment. This is to be paid to the babysitter at the end of the sitting period. The babysitter will break down the payment on their time sheet at the end of each job. All agency fees are charged to credit card on file after service is complete.

Cancellation Policy:
If the member cancels by voicemail or email within 24 hours of the start time of the job Guardian Angels will collect the entire four-hour minimum for both the agency and sitter. If a member "no shows" and is not at the hotel or residence upon the sitter arrival and does not "show" within 15 minutes of arrival, the full booking fee, mileage of $10 max and hourly rate for the sitter and agency for the amount of children requested, will be charged to the credit card on file. If member cancels prior to 24 hours of the start time there will be no charge. If member cancels through the sitter and does not notify the agency then the cancellation fees will still apply.

Refer our Agency:
Guardian Angels Sitting Service is always looking for more loving families to become members of Guardian Angels. We would love to hear from them!

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