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Conferences, meetings, special events, oh baby(sitter)!

Are you hosting a special event that needs childcare but aren’t sure how that would work? Do you want to have reliable childcare as part of your full service business options? Do you want to make sure your childcare is of the highest quality for you or your most important clients?

If so, CSSitters is the only childcare placement service that comprehensively vets our sitters and personally matches them with you based on your needs. Our special events services are specifically designed for babysitting at corporate events, child-free gatherings, conferences, or any other time your group needs childcare.

We can accommodate groups of all sizes in the Chicago area and we take care of all the work so you can focus on your event.

Looking for a sitter for a wedding specifically? Click here for wedding info!

We’ve got you covered

Package ONE

Providing guests with info.

This is for you IF: you are hosting a child-free event and want to provide your guests/attendees/clients with a safe, stress-free childcare option. 

We will provide you a blurb for your event website or invitation of what we do, and how to move forward with the booking. Once you get them in touch with us, we’ll take it from there. 

Pricing

PACKAGE 1A:

Family pays placement fee and sitter hourly.

PACKAGE 1B:

Event pre-pays the placement fees ($50/family). 
Family pays the sitter hourly directly to the sitter.

Details

  • Each family will be required to complete a registration/profile with CSSitters.
  • Each family will get a phone call with a member of the CSSitters staff to make sure they are feeling comfortable with the idea of hiring a sitter.

Package TWO

You run it, we staff it.

This is for you IF:  you (event hosts) are arranging the event, handling child registration, providing the children’s entertainment and equipment, and just need sitters to help assist your event staff.

Our sitters will be confirmed to you ahead of time, they will assist in your programming, but you and your staff are in charge.

 

Pricing

  • $50/sitter to CSSitters
  • $20/hour/sitter if sitter is paid directly by the event
  • $23/hour/sitter if sitter pay goes through CSSitters

Details

  • Number of sitters needed will be decided by both the agency and the event host, dependent on the number and ages of children attending.
  • Event Staff must provide a specific room leader to be in charge of children check-in/out, and ratio supervision.

Package THREE

Group sitting, OFF-site

This is for you IF: you want to provide childcare for your event, but want the parents to drop children off in another spot, you do not want children in the event space.

You arrange the space/room away from the event and we will supply the sitters! We will provide you with a child-registration link to share with your guests and we will take it from there.

 

Pricing

  • Minimum Fee – $475  (includes 2 sitters for up to 3 hours)
  • Additional Sitter – $100 (one sitter for up to 3 hours)
  • Additional Hour – $25/hour/sitter

Details

  • Minimum of two sitters required.
  • Number of sitters needed will be determined by the agency dependent on the number and ages of children attending.
  • Includes our CSS activity bag — coloring books, games, small toys, activities (for kids 3+).
  • Event can request additional toys be purchased at a rate TBD per request.
  • 50% deposit is due at contract signing and balance will be due 48 hours prior to event.
  • For parties with 20+ kids, additional fees apply.
  • Prices subject to seasonal change.

Package FOUR

Group sitting, ON-site

This is for you IF: you want to provide childcare for your event, and you want the children involved and/or able to come in and out of your event space, freely.

You provide a designated child-friendly space in/around your event space and we will supply the sitters! We will provide you with a child-registration link to share with your guests and we will take it from there.

Pricing

  • Minimum Fee – $525 
    (includes 2 sitters for up to 3 hours)
  • Additional Sitter – $100 (one sitter for up to 3 hours)
  • Additional Hour – $25/hour/sitter

Details

  • Minimum of two sitters required.
  • Number of sitters needed will be determined by the agency dependent on the number and ages of children attending.
  • Includes our CSS activity bag — coloring books, games, small toys, activities (for kids 3+).
  • Event can request additional toys be purchased at a rate TBD per request.
  • 50% deposit is due at contract signing and balance will be due 48 hours prior to event.
  • For parties with 20+ kids, additional fees apply.
  • Prices subject to seasonal change.

 

How it works to book sitters for events:

  1. Get in touch with us and describe your event and attendees on THIS FORM.
  2. We select sitters based on your specific needs.
  3. You confirm our selections work for you, and submit payment.

For policies and FAQs see the How it Works page.