Babysitting Locations including: Cape May, Wildwood, Stone Harbor, Avalon, Sea Isle, Ocean City and Atlantic City New Jersey
South Jersey Shore

Georgia

South Carolina

Pennsylvania

Washington, DC

Maryland

Delaware

Virginia

*Sitters may travel up to 1 hour from any of these locations.

Babysitting - MD / DC / VA

Childcare/Babysitting Rates and Fees

Type of Booking

Daily: $23 Booking fee

If you would like to use Guardian Angel Sitting Service of the National Capital Area just one time this would be most cost effective for you. Booking Fee is valid for the date of the job only. Each customer pays a NON-REFUNDABLE upfront booking fee to the agency per job request.

Hourly minimum (per day) : Our Agency has a four (4) hour consecutive minimum per babysitting period. (There is flexibility with this for our Annual Members)

If you plan to use Guardian Angel Sitting Service of the National Capital Area 3 or more times within a 7 day period, the booking fee will be discounted. Please contact us directly for other extended stay care options.  These will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Annual: $275 Annual Membership fee—COMING SOON- CALL FOR  IMMEDIATE INQUIRIES  1-855-343-4496/ care@guardianangelssittingservice.com

If you plan to use Guardian Angels Sitting Service of the National Capital Area multiple times throughout the year or have set days and times for sitters to come on a weekly/monthly basis, an upfront Annual Fee per family is available at a discounted rate. It’s 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 $12 guest fee). Annual Memberships are for single family memberships only. Additional fees will be charged for children that the sitter may watch if not listed on the family membership.

Same day/after hours-booking fee: Additional $25 charge for same day bookings when application is received after business hours. Additional $30 charge for same day bookings when application is received on any holiday. We will try to honor last minute request as best we can, but cannot guarantee it. 48 hours is recommended for bookings.

Booking Fee Charges:  Daily and Annual Membership fees will be charged to the customer’s credit card on file prior to the sitting period start time. If the credit card declines, your sitter will be cancelled within 24 hours after notification to family unless alternative payment arrangements are made. 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 Booking fees and Annual Membership fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and may be charged anytime from the time the job request is received up until 24 hours prior to your sitting period. These fees are per sitter.

Consultation Fee – $15
Meet the sitter for 15-20 minutes prior to booking

Daily Rate and Hotel Rates: Non-refundable- $23 Booking Fee
$23 per hour for one child (split by sitter and agency)
$1.00 per hour for each additional child

Group Childcare Rates:
1 Sitter will be referred for every 5 children depending on age (agency will use discretion with younger children, infants or young toddlers and may require 2 sitters per 5 children in these cases).

An upfront booking fee per sitter is required to hold and book sitters for your date and time. It is non–refundable and paid at the time the group job request is submitted or contract is signed.

Group Booking rates (per sitter): Weddings: $33; Other group events: $23;
For ongoing events booking fees will be determined in a proposal.

Group Hourly rate (per sitter): $24/hr (split between sitter and agency)

Group Holiday Hourly Rate: $28/hr (split between sitter and agency)

Annual Members: Non-refundable- $275 per year Annual Membership fee-COMING SOON
$19.00 per hour for one child (split between sitter and agency)
$1.00 per hour for each additional child

Overnight Rates: Coming Soon-Annual Members ONLY
This is available to annual members only.
Babysitter: $175  per 24 hour period for one child. Additional children: $25 per 24 hour period for each additional child. Agency Referral: $50 per 24 hour period.

Travel or Parking Fee:  Some locations may require an additional parking fee or travel fees.  Parking fee will compensate sitter due to cost and availability of parking.  Depending on where sitter is coming from, a small travel fee (up to $10 max) based on mileage may apply if the sitter has to travel more than 10 miles.  Sitters will make family aware of the parking fees OR travel fee if applicable. We try to match sitters closest to your location, though at times based on availability and booking times this may not always be possible. Families will be responsible for no more than one of these fees.

Holiday Rates:
$27.00 per hour for one child
$3.00 per hour for each additional child 

Overnight Holiday rate :(available to annual members only): $225 per 24 hour period for one child. Additional children: $35 per 24 hour period for each additional child. Agency Referral: $50 per 24 hour period.

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-$20 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 keep a major credit card on file.  All major credit cards are accepted for booking fees and agency hourly fees.  Booking fees are paid in advance and are non-refundable.  Agency fees included in your hourly rate are collected upon completion of service.
Please be sure that your credit card 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 customers. If valid credit card information is not received and payment for agency fees 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 customer 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 customer "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, hourly rate for the sitter based on number of children booked, parking or travel fee if applicable, and agency fee will be charged to the credit card on file. If customer cancels prior to 24 hours of the start time there will be no charge other than the non-refundable booking fee.

Meal Provisions:
If a sitter will be working during meal time, please provide them with a meal OR compensation for a meal.
Refer our Agency: If you are pleased with services provided by Guardian Angel Sitting Service of the National Capital Area, we would love for you to refer us to your family and friends.

Refer our Agency: If you are pleased with services provided by Guardian Angel Sitting Service of the National Capital Area, we would love for you to refer us to your family and friends.

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