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WeSit - Find Vetted babysitters in Johannesburg and Cape Town
the best babysitters in Johannesburg and Cape Town
the best babysitters in Johannesburg and Cape Town
the best babysitters in Johannesburg and Cape Town

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How soon do you need someone?

I need them to care for (check all that apply):


0 - 6 mo


6 mo - 3yrs


4 - 6 yrs

School age

7+ yrs

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What would make the perfect sitter?

Minimum years of experience:
Other must haves:
Comfortable with pets
Special needs experience
University educated
Has reliable transport

Lovely! You can book a babysitter from as low as R90/hr

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in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria and Stellenbosch

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Our vetting process

First aid certification

First aid certification

We require sitters to have at least a level one first aid certificate.

Background checks

Background checks

Sitters must have a clean record and an up-to-date police clearance.

Great references

Great references

They have an excellent track record from families they’ve done work for.

In-person interviews

In-person interviews

We conduct interviews to verify that they have the necessary skills, passion and values to meet our standards.

Core values we look for


For understanding the wide ranging emotions of children and assisting with moral development


For gaining a sense of fulfilment and happiness from extending care to children


For truthfulness, honesty and always doing what is right in service


For enabling children to learn and giving them confidence to overcome any challenges


For creating an environment of trust, safety and well-being regardless of differences

Super simple payments

Pay directly from your credit card

R100 - R120

Per hour (*Rates fluctuate with time of day)

Beyond babysitting

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We put love and attention towards everything we do; so that you can continue being the superhero you are for your kiddos, or go on that date night you've been looking forward to.

We prioritise fun and professionalism to ensure that your kiddos are safe and having a blast!

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Frequently asked questions

Can I meet the babysitter beforehand?

Yes. You can schedule a video call, or an in person meet and greet with a booked babysitter at your convenience.

Can I book the same babysitter everytime?

Our booking process prioritizes your favourite sitter(s) to try and motivate consistency, however - if any request is made outside of your favourite babysitter's schedule, we'll get you the next best babysitter in our community of vetted sitters.

How long can I book a babysitter for?

You can book a babysitter for as long as you like. Duration depends purely on the availability of babysitters.

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