How Sporadic Babysitting Works 

1. Sign Up & Save:

2. Find the Best Sitters of Tampa Bay 

  • Access over 100 fully screened, qualified sitter profiles.
  • Favorite your preferred sitters for easy selection.
  • We’ll do our best to match you with your favorites, but if unavailable, other qualified options will be presented, should you prefer.

3. Request In- Home Babysitting Anytime:

  • Submit requests for any date and time you need an in-home babysitter.
  • Answer questions within our app about your family’s needs to ensure a perfect babysitter.
  • The system saves your information for faster future requests.

4. We Connect You:

  • Our team works during business hours (M-F 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-11am) to match you with a trusting SoHo sitter fulfilling your needs.
  • You’ll be connected to your ideal sitter who fits your preferences.

5. Meet & Get Comfortable (Optional):

  • Chat with your sitter before the date via text, phone, or video call.
  • In-person meet-ups are possible with a 2-hour minimum payment directly to the sitter.

6. Enjoy Peace of Mind:

  • All future date requests are submitted within the app, not directly to sitters.
  • This ensures smooth scheduling and helps us find a replacement if your sitter is unavailable.

7. Transparent Payments:

  • Parents directly pay and employ their chosen sitters for services rendered.
  • Rates for all sitters are universal starting at $18/hour for up to 2 children, with additional fees for extra children and peak times, such as last minute needs and holidays. (ranging from $20-$25/hr)
  • Sitters are paid for their child care services in cash, check, or electronic payments like Venmo or Zelle after their shift.
  • SoHo Sitters takes no commission from sitters, attracting top talent who stay with us long-term!

8. Flexible Cancellations:

  • Cancel 24+ hours in advance: Enjoy free cancellations with ample notice. Changes in plans happen,and we’re here to support you.
  • Cancel within 24 hours: A small $25 fee will be applied, paid directly to your sitter (via electronic payment) to acknowledge their reserved time.
  • Life happens, so we get it! To keep our schedule balanced, kindly limit cancellations to 10/year for emergencies or illness.

9. Monthly Membership Perks:

  • Enjoy the convenience of a monthly membership with recurring payments.
  • Cancel your membership anytime with a 32-day written notice via email.

Ready to join the SoHo Sitters family? Sign up today and experience the difference!

Please note: While we strive to meet your needs, we cannot guarantee specific sitter availability, especially for last-minute requests or full day needs.

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