Resumes for a position of extreme responsibilities are often difficult to write because convincing a prospective employer that you are the best babysitter to take care of their children is not easy.  Therefore, you need to know exactly what to write in your resume that will guarantee an interview.

Babysitter Resume Format

After you write your contact information on the top, the real test of your resume writing skills starts. Below are some sections which must be included in a resume for babysitting job:

Career Objective/Summary: It is an optional section of resume. If written appropriately and targeted, it will develop the interest of the prospective employer to read the rest of your resume.

Babysitting Skills/Core Competencies: Write your relevant skills in this section. This section will helpful for employer to interview you. Also it will helpful if the prospective company is using ATS or any other program to scrutinize resumes.

Professional Experience/Accomplishments: Your work experience comes next. Provide information about your relevant experiences as well as your achievements. Include relevant job duties such as prepared nutritious food for them, assisted them in changing clothes, helped with homework and cleaned the house. There are many other duties that you can list depending on your individual job setting.

Education: Write your educational background in this section.

Additional Capabilities (Optional): There are several bullet points you can put in this section such as attention to detail, knowledge of age appropriate nutritional needs, excellent communication skills, ability to handle crisis, and ability to provide first aid and CPR.

See also: Babysitter Cover Letter Sample


Babysitter Resume Sample



Julia Smith

233 Atlanta Street # 3, Edmonton, AB S9R 6E9
Residence: (000) 854-2601 | Cellular: (000) 101-5421 | Email: julia @ email . com


Child’s Safety First

Performance Summary
Friendly and disciplined Babysitter with 4+ years’ progressive experience in nurturing and developing children of different ages. Special talent for preparing meals and formulas, serving meals, handling children’s overall activities, changing diapers and managing timetable as instructed by parents. Well-versed in monitoring the safety and well-being of children all times. Thorough understanding of age appropriate nutritional needs.

• Bilingual: English/Spanish
• CPR and First Aid Certified
• Clean medical and criminal background
• Current driver’s license with excellent driving record


– Behavior Management– Child Tutoring– Attention to Detail
– Meal Preparation– Night Wakening– Emergency Handling
– Bathing and Grooming– House Safety– Hazards Prevention
– Diaper Changing– Curriculum Implementation– Hygiene Maintenance


Ms. Elisha Doe’s Family, Edmonton, AB | Jan 2013 – Present

• Bathe and dress infants and toddlers
• Change diapers and provide toilet training
• Prepare formulas and bottle-feed infants
• Prepare nutritious meals for children in keeping with employer’s instructions
• Arrange activities, games and day trips to give amusement and exercise to kids
• Take complete responsibility of children in the absence of parents
• Perform light housekeeping tasks

Selected Achievements
✓ Independently created and implemented a series of routines for handling 2 babies at the same time, who had contrasting sleep and feeding routines
✓ Saved baby’s life, by recognizing early signs of choking and providing immediate First Aid to dislodge the offending piece of cereal
✓ Successfully determined that the household environment was not suitable for a baby (in terms of parents’ negligence and negative attitude) and alerted the authorities before any physical harm could come to the 6 month old under care

Star Babysitting Company, Calgary, AB | May 2012 – Jan 2013
Babysitter/Parents’ Helper

• Helped parents with meal preparation, laundry, washing dishes and running errands
• Oversaw children’s homework and assignments
• Assisted parents in child control and family management
• Provided a fun and safe environment to children
• Took care of pets and garden

Selected Achievements
✓ Wrote 15 articles on effectual child care, which were published by the popular magazine All in a Day’s Work
✓ Integrated a baby with an aggressive form of ADHD into a regular playgroup, by providing intense intervention during the course of the class session
✓ Singlehandedly designed appropriate meals for babies in age brackets 6 to 9 months and 9 to 12 months, helping them meet their nutritional goals effectively

St. Louis Public School, Edmonton, AB | 2012
High School Diploma

“I create friendly atmosphere for family and children and act as a role model for them”

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