Babysitting Classes

Babysitting Classes Have a child that's interested in babysitting siblings or other kids? Help them prepare by signing up for a babysitting class! Here are some upcoming opportunities happening across the Corridor:

Babysitting Course - Kirkwood Continuing Education, Cedar Rapids
"This course is geared for the beginning babysitter. Instruction includes first aid, infant and child CPR, what to do in case of choking, safety issues, diaper changing, games and easy meal ideas. Learners must be at least nine years old to register."
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Smart Sitter - Unity Point, Cedar Rapids
"This class is designed as an educational program to learn to babysit. This class is for boys and girls 10 years of age or older."
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Super Sitters - Mercy, Cedar Rapids
"Super Sitters is a program designed for young people ages 10 and older who take care of children. This five-hour class is taught by a team of health and childcare professionals and covers basic first aid techniques, choking rescue, fire and police emergencies, and caring for children safely."
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Babysitters Training - American Red Cross, Coralville
"Designed for young people ages 11 to 15, this course prepares you to become a great babysitter - and shows parents that you take this responsibility seriously."
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SafeSitter - Kiddie Konnection, Iowa City
"SafeSitterĀ® is a national, non-profit organization that provides programs to teach youth life and safety skills for when they are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Over 130 lives have been saved by Safe Sitter graduates using their skills. Young teens need training in first aid, indoor and outdoor safety, and how to handle household emergencies before they are adequately prepared to stay home alone or watch younger siblings. In addition, there is no safe amount of time to leave a child with a caregiver of any age who has not been trained in airway rescue and how to handle life threatening emergencies. Safe Sitter graduates are prepared with the knowledge they need to prevent problems and handle unexpected emergencies." Safe Sitter is a program for 11-14 year olds.
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Have a child that's interested in babysitting siblings or other kids? Help them prepare by signing up for a local babysitting class!



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