East River Sitters Babysitter Agreement

This Agreement is entered into by and between East River Sitters (hereinafter “ERS”) and the individual or entity registering as a babysitter (hereinafter “Babysitter”) on the ERS platform.

Services Provided. Babysitter agrees to provide in-home childcare services to families seeking childcare through the ERS platform. Babysitter agrees to perform these services in a professional and timely manner, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations related to the provision of childcare services..

Background Check

Babysitter understands that ERS will conduct a background check on Babysitter, including but not limited to a criminal background check, prior to accepting Babysitter onto the platform. Babysitter consents to such background check and understands that the results of the background check may influence ERS’ decision to accept or reject Babysitter onto the platform..

Independent Contractor Status

Babysitter understands and agrees that Babysitter is an independent contractor and not an employee of ERS. Babysitter is responsible for paying all taxes and other government assessments associated with the services provided hereunder..


Babysitter will be compensated for services provided to families through the ERS platform as per the rate agreed upon with the families, which will be handled through the ERS platform. ERS will not be responsible for the payment of any taxes, insurance, or other expenses related to Babysitter’s provision of services..


Babysitter agrees to keep confidential all information regarding the families and their children, and not to disclose any such information to any third party without the prior written consent of the families involved..

Representations and Warranties. Babysitter represents and warrants that (i) Babysitter has the legal capacity to enter into this Agreement, (ii) Babysitter has the necessary qualifications, experience, and certifications to provide the services described herein, (iii) Babysitter will perform the services in a professional and workmanlike manner, and (iv) Babysitter will comply with all applicable laws and regulations in providing the services..


ERS may terminate this Agreement at any time, for any reason, with or without cause, by providing written notice to Babysitter. Babysitter may terminate this Agreement at any time, for any reason, by providing written notice to ERS..

Governing Law

This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Dispute Resolution

Any disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be resolved through binding arbitration in accordance with the then-current rules of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration will be conducted in the English language and in the city of New York.


This Agreement is binding upon and inures to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns.

By signing below, Babysitter acknowledges that Babysitter has read and understands this Agreement and agrees to be bound by its terms and conditions.