Sitter Code of Ethics

Self-Control
I commit to being the responsible adult when I’m with the child(ren). Swiss Cheese cannot, and will not, supervise or manage my time with the child(ren). It is up to me to direct the child(ren)’s activities in positive ways and keep them safe.

Arrival: I commit to arrive for jobs on time, dressed appropriately with a great attitude.  I will leave all personal drama at the door and be 100% present for the care of the child(ren).

Eyes & Ears:  I commit to keeping my eyes & ears on the child(ren) during entire stay in the client’s home.

Rules & Regulations: I will abide by the rules & regulations of the household in which I am working, whether or not I personally agree with them.

Cellphone:  I will text minimally while working and all calls will last less than 2 minutes. As per California law I will not use my phone while driving OR post pictures of client’s children on social media or online.

Clean-Up: I commit to cleaning up after the child(ren) & I will ensure that all toys, clothing & dishes have been put in their proper places.  I will leave the house better than I found it upon arrival.

Visitors: Unless previously arranged with parents, I will not have personal visitors (including pets) while I am working in a client’s home.

Report: I commit to giving an honest & truthful report to the parents about my time with the children.   I will state challenges in a way will be heard and I will always report something positive.

Fun: I commit to having fun.  I will create an experience that is memorable enough that the chil(dren) will ask for me to babysit again.