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For Families – Birmingham


Booking child care
hard easy.

No need to stress when scheduling child care.
SitterTree is the fastest way to book safe, professional, and engaging child care.


Safety first. Safety always.

We understand how important safety is to you. That's why we provide all the information you need to safely select your child care provider.

Detailed Profiles

Our experienced team reviews every profile - twice. We ensure you have the information you need to confidently book a sitter you can trust.

Virtual Verification

Sitters earn optional badges based on verified certifications and vaccinations. We ask everything you would - and more -  to ensure your children will be in safe and caring hands. 

Background Checks

All sitters are required to clear national criminal, MVR, and sex offender background checks performed by Checkr before viewing any job with your family. 

Our child care professional are the best. Literally.


Breathe easy. Your sitter has been rigorously vetted. SitterTree does everything you would do - and more - to vet our sitters.



Tap into SitterTree’s network of experienced sitters. We recruit only the best of the best local college students and young professionals.

Post a job


Post, book, repeat. The SitterTree app makes screening, hiring, and payment as easy as buying groceries online.

Book a sitter

Stress-free booking.

How it works

Sign up.

Sign up for SitterTree

Sign Up

Create your SitterTree profile in just a few steps. Highlight what matters most to your family.

Post a SitterTree Job


Birmingham’s top sitters begin applying for your job within minutes. You'll see up to 8 candidates who are interested in your job.


Choose your sitter based on their profile, badges, and—most importantly—reviews from other families.

Once you’ve made your selection, chat or call your sitter in the app before the job.

Ready to get started?

1. Get Sitter Pass

Just $30/mo to post unlimited jobs. Fees help run our app and provide support as you schedule, book, and pay for child care.

2. Pay Your Sitter

Select an hourly rate to pay your sitter. ($15/hr min)


Get answers

Can I book the same sitter every time?

Absolutely! Consistency makes life better (and easier) for everyone. Beyond safety, consistency is our number one goal.

More questions?
Visit our Help Center.

How far in advance can/should I book?

Same-day sitters, no problem.

But if you're looking for consistency, we recommend booking in advance.

What are you for COVID?

We take safety very seriously. Since March 2020, we have completed over 35,000 jobs without incident.

Read our COVID-19 policies HERE.

Single Jobs

from $15 per hour | 3hr min.

Book your first job

Recurring Jobs

from $15 per hour | 3hr min.

$30/mo Sitter Pass

Book a recurring job

SitterTree Support is here to help!

Our Support team is always happy to assist.