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    Question Babysitters/mother's helpers

    (Sorry if this isn't the right section for this question--I wasn't sure where to put it.)

    I'm not looking for a daycare spot at the moment, just a babysitter/mother's helper to come in a couple hours a few days a week while I work at home. The website here has an option for "babysitter/nanny" but I'm getting no results at all for my city (and I'm in Toronto, not someplace small). Can anyone recommend a Canadian site similar to this one that has more listings for those sort of care providers? Most of the ones I've been able to find through Google charge a lot of money and don't seem to have good reviews from parents.


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    Oct 2013
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    try care.com

    I know I could ad a profile for free as a provider, I'm not sure if it makes people looking for care pay, but there's enough ads on there that I don't think so.

    And honestly, kijiji.ca is where I find the most ads for all kinds of caregivers, and it definitely gets the most traffic.

    Good luck!

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    Try Kijiji and Craiglist. You can also post an ad there and candidates will contact you. I live north of GTA and I have found my daycare assistants from there. I would ask for references and clear police record or willingness to apply for one.

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    As students return to university/college many are looking to make a few extra dollars and this would work ideal as they can work around their course schedule. An add on the bulletin board at the local college might work.

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