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Flexible childcare right when you need it.

 

Think of us as your “Go” button for important work meetings, finally rebooting weekly date nights, or maybe—just maybe— get some occasional me-time. Our reliable, professional sitters are ready to help you say yes to family, work and life — to find balance and a way to thrive.
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Childcare options that make your life a little smoother.

We do the work of finding the best, in-home childcare for you. We screen and train the best people who love the work they do – taking care of the kids while you take care of the rest of life. Leaving you more time and energy for fun, joy and giggles along the way.

Why Jovie sitters?

Jovie is the flexible, professional in-home childcare designed to fit your family’s busy schedule. We’re the extra set of hands you dream of while commuting home from work or shooting off that last email before making dinner.

  • One-to-One Attention Our fun and nurturing caregivers watch kids where they are most comfortable— in your own home.
  • Careful Screening All our sitters are carefully vetted, with background checks at the city, county, state, and federal levels.
  • Personal Matching We fit together your values and needs with a great sitter.
  • Coverage in a Pinch Jovie smooths the way in emergencies and other childcare crunches.
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Personally matched childcare.

We go beyond job posts and bulletin boards to match you with the best childcare professional for your family. We take care of the time-consuming logistics so you can concentrate on your family. Jovie stands above the crowd.

  • We do the hard stuff for you, from hiring to payroll to taxes.
  • We hire great caregivers and give them formal and ongoing childcare training.
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Jovie's Complete Family Approach

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Tell Us What You Need

We take the time to listen and find out what your family needs.

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Meet Our Team

We’re all about people, not algorithms. We get to know you through an in-person meeting, phone call or video chat with our team.

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Find Your Ideal Sitters

We take the time to find the right in-home sitter for you, whether you need them for an evening out or a weekly meeting.

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Ongoing Support

We stay connected with support and service as your childcare needs change with your family.

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Your childcare needs are covered.

Say “Yes” to Date Night

 

Relationships thrive with quality time, so go ahead, put a little romance on the calendar. Use Jovie childcare to plan the date night that’s been put off one-too-many times.

 

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Overtime or Meeting Time, You’re Covered

 

Office commitments, volunteering, meetings, phone calls —all the work adds up fast. Jovie sitters will help manage the chaos and put your routines back in place.

 

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Find Balance During School Breaks

 

Wave good-bye to summer childcare hassles and give your kids a season they’ll always remember — full of active learning, new adventures, and a whole lot of fun under the sun. They can’t wait for school breaks. You? Not so much. Jovie sitters keep them smiling so you can get more done—from teacher in-service days and holidays to last minute snow days.

 

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Lace Up Your Party Shoes

 

Jovie makes childcare for events easy. Weddings, holiday parties, friends in town, even vacation travel. Whatever the occasion, we want you to enjoy it. Download our Jovie MySitters® app, book a sitter and cross childcare off your list.

 

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Take Some Time For You

 

All parents need a break sometimes. Our reliable sitters will help you relax and refocus so you can be at your best for your kids and the rest of life.

 

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Childcare solutions designed for your business or organization.

Jovie provides childcare for religious organizations, corporate meetings, and all types of events. Our custom childcare solutions help businesses and organizations boost attendance and improve productivity. We also offer emergency back up childcare, a valuable benefit that can mean the world to your employees—and your business.

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Welcome to MySitters®

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Find Available Childcare

View real-time availability for the local sitters we’ve matched with your family. We carefully select caregivers based on your family’s unique needs and personality, and the sitters' experiences and skills. You choose who you want to book.

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Find Out More About Our Caregivers

All the sitters selected for your family have been carefully screened, vetted and have outstanding references. Still, it’s fun and reassuring to see caregiver certifications and professional experience on the Jovie MySitters® app.

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Plan Childcare with Our App

Use the app to select the day and time you need childcare. You can double-check confirmed appointments and leave personal notes and instructions in one convenient spot.

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Frequently Asked Questions

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO FIND A SITTER?

We work quickly to find several sitters in your area. This process can take up to a week, depending on your family’s unique needs. Once you have met with a local Jovie team, you will be able to start scheduling sitters with the My Sitters app.

WHERE DO YOU FIND JOVIE SITTERS?

We find our sitters from a wide variety of trusted connections and ongoing recruiting efforts. We look for caregivers in many stages of life, from college students to retirees who love kids and offer great childcare skills. Some of our outstanding sitters are referred to us by families who love working with us. Sitters seek us out because they want to work with an established childcare company that offers them professional development and guidance.

HOW IS THE SITTER PAID? DO YOU BILL US, OR DO I DIRECTLY PAY THE SITTER?

Jovie directly pays your sitter through our administrative and payroll system. We pay sitters at an hourly rate and bill our families on a bi-weekly basis. We take care of all of the tough stuff like state and local taxes, insurance and payroll so you can focus on other things in life. To make sure you’re always in the loop, you can see your family’s detailed time logs anytime through our secure online family resource center.

ARE ALL YOUR SITTERS COLLEGE STUDENTS?

While many of our sitters are in college or have completed some type of post-secondary education, we do not solely recruit from college students or college graduates. We recruit caregivers from any age and stage who love kids and have the right childcare skills.

WHAT DOES YOUR SITTER SERVICE COST?

Our pricing varies depending on the needs of each family. Pricing includes a placement fee and an hourly wage rate. This rate includes the sitter's wage, taxes and insurance coverage. Our families also enjoy access to ongoing professional guidance from Jovie placement professionals and access to our back up care services. Once we’ve learned more about your specific needs, we can offer your family a detailed quote and price range.

HOW DO YOU SCREEN JOVIE SITTERS?

Safety and trustworthiness are very important at Jovie. Our background checks are run by an accredited national provider. This screening includes an address history report covering residence, work and school history. The screening pulls data and looks for records in county, state, and federal criminal history and sexual predator databases.

WHAT TYPES OF TRAINING DO YOUR SITTERS RECEIVE?

When you invite someone new into your home, you want to make sure they’re ready for anything and everything. So we bring you well-trained, qualified and simply outstanding people who are eager to help you and your family out. Our local teams train and educate each sitter who works at Jovie. Training starts with an orientation and continues throughout the caregiver's career at Jovie. These trainings include ongoing instruction on child safety and how to have age-appropriate fun with children.

I'M EXCITED TO FIND A SITTER FOR MY FAMILY. WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

We can't wait to meet you! Please submit a Get Started form on our website and we'll be in touch soon.

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