Steamboat Babysitting Company has many diverse and caring babysitters to meet your family's childcare needs. All of our babysitters have passed an extensive interview, criminal background check, and are CPR certified. We offer everything from infant specialist to kid "wranglers." Our experienced sitters are well trained and are thoroughly screened to make sure your kids are safe and smiling!

Babysitters are placed with families based on their availability as they often hold other

jobs in the community as teachers, moms, nannies, camp counselors, lifeguards, nurses, restaurant staff and ski instructors.

Heather Eddy age 27, grew up outside of Asheville NC and received her bachelor's degree in Social Work from Appalachian State University. She has spent the past four years working seasonally across the country. Heather has experience as a therapeutic coach for girls, a backpacking instructor for teens, a ski instructor for kids, a childcare teacher to infants of 6 months up to preschoolers, to most recently, a CNA with patients battling cancer. She enjoys working with people from all backgrounds and learning new skills. In her spare time, she loves to rock climb, ski, play board games with friends and get outside.

Orianah Chappell age 19, grew up in Vernal Utah but has been living in Northwest Colorado for the last 7 years. Orianah has volunteered at the Boys & Girls Club and has experience working with people with disabilities of all types. Babysitting is one of the things that Orianah has always enjoyed in her life and hopes to create a career out of it in the future. Orianah in her free time is found playing with her hairless dog Killian, reading and writing on Wattpad, cooking and crafting or binge watching Netflix.

Matteo Wiley age 34, grew up in Austin but now calls Steamboat home. Most of his life has been spent in the water with multiple Olympic training programs and escaping to rivers and lakes, he considers himself borderline amphibious. His passion for childcare started 20 years ago when he started coaching swimming while also babysitting. During college he became a full-time nanny, and currently works as a ski instructor in the winters while spending his summers on the water as a raft guide.

Annmarie Blodgett age 30, grew up in Maine where she attended Providence College and studied Health Policy and Community Health. Most of her experiences since graduating has involved working with kids in an education setting. She has served multiple terms with AmeriCorps, worked at the middle school here in Steamboat, and now works at a local non-profit BookTrails that provides literacy education and outdoor experiences to children. In her free time, Annmarie is usually found playing in the mountains, reading, or spending time with friends.

Jess Myer age 25, grew up in the lush Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina. She graduated from Emory & Henry College in southwest Virginia with a major in Sociology and a love of all things outdoor adventure. Jess started babysitting in high school, and now works with children on a daily basis as a ski instructor in the winter and backpacking/whitewater paddling/mountain biking guide in the summer. She loves to travel, play outdoors, and spend time reading at the library.

Lauren Hughes age 24, has lived in Colorado for the past five years. Originally raised in Albuquerque NM, she moved to pursue an undergraduate degree in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. Lauren loves all things outdoors whether it be hiking, skiing, rock climbing, backpacking, or traveling both in the United States and abroad. She has five years of experience working with children in the environmental education field and absolutely adores being able to go on adventures with little ones! In addition to outdoor exploration, Lauren loves to do yoga, read, cook, play her ukulele, and brew kombucha!

Savanah Harding age 22, grew up in Steamboat and moved back 3 years ago after spending a couple years living in Florida with her family. She has a 2 year old daughter named Harley who will join her while babysitting. Savanah has a lot of Early Childhood experience, working in multiple daycares in Florida and Routt County since she was 17. She started babysitting at age 11 with watching her brother who is 9 years younger than her and continued to babysit him and other children while she went through school. She is a huge fan of all things Disney and goes to Disney World often. Savanah loves to bake with her daughter in her free time as well as arts and crafts projects and activities.

Ashley Otterness age 22, grew up in Brandon FL. She moved to Steamboat Springs in winter of 2019 to work for the Kids Vacation Center on the mountain, and to experience all the town has to offer. She has experience with kids as young as 1 month old. In her off-time she enjoys white water rafting, reading and yoga.

Lindsi Koen age 34, moved from San Diego to Steamboat Springs to join the local nursing program. After many years of traveling the world as a flight attendant she decided to change careers to one where she can be a little more grounded. She loves the outdoors, especially when she gets to be on a mountain and gets out as often as possible. She has spent many years as a nanny, babysitter and aunty to three amazing kids and loves being around children of all ages. After school she hopes to work with babies in the health care setting.

Debbie Valois age 61, originally from Chicago but moved to Steamboat Springs in 2000. She has been babysitting young children in Steamboat for the past 20 years and looks forward to starting a new chapter in her life. She has two grown children of her own who are married and she is waiting to spoil some grandchildren. Debbie’s favorite thing to do is go hiking, walking and exploring and can often be found enjoying live music.

Paige Storey age 23, grew up in North Carolina, where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Public Health at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She moved to Steamboat Springs in 2019 to work for Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, and then became a Ski Instructor at Steamboat Resort, where she is still currently employed. She has been babysitting for over 10 years, nannied throughout college and also been a camp counselor for many summers. Paige enjoys outdoor activities of all kinds and prefers to be outside no matter the weather or season! She spent a lot of time learning whitewater sports this summer and she is so excited for another season of skiing in Steamboat this winter.

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