hire a babysitter

help your community

Use our free platform to find great child care,
and support the Lebanese economy.

who we are


Jaleesa's mission is to help women work.

We've worked with over 400 families and almost 150 sitters, and together delivered over 20,000 hours of trusted child care in the past four years. We’ve helped keep hundreds of thousands of dollars within the Lebanese economy.


who we are


Jaleesa's mission is to help women work.

We've worked with over 400 families and almost 150 sitters, and together delivered over 20,000 hours of trusted child care in the past four years. We’ve helped keep hundreds of thousands of dollars within the Lebanese economy.


need child care?


Find the perfect match for your family in four steps.

  1. Click "find a sitter"
  2. Use the filters
  3. Message sitters
  4. Sitters will contact you direct to arrange a booking

This service is free for everyone. We only ask that you give us feedback on your experience, so we can improve.


trust is key


The carers on our platform have all passed our vetting and security process. But the decision to trust is up to you. We advise that both you and your sitter exchange current copies of your IDs and criminal record checks. We recommend you meet in a public place the first time. Sitters are offered training in online self-protection.


our impact

Jaleesa is more than just a place to get work. Jaleesa is family!

"I am so lucky to have the chance to work with Jaleesa because we feel we are one family." - Nadine
"Jaleesa gives you confidence in yourself. It's been a really rich experience. I’m still in touch with the families I worked with and I’ve met so many great people." - Rima
"I'm a member of the Jaleesa family. They offered us really important trainings and assessment to make sure we are qualified to look after kids of different ages. I never refuse a booking, day or night, with families who need my help." - Randa

I had training in Babysitting for early childhood development. I adore kids, I used to help my mom taking care of my sisters in my childhood, and than i take care of my sister daughter ,beside I raised my two daughters. Also am a volunteer in NGO'S organizing activities for kids. I enjoy taking care of children & sharing activities playing,painting,crafting, readings... My passion is spending time with children supporting, helping, playing and learning from them as vice versa I love to see kids happy inside and outside .and I like babies especially newborns. I am a graphic designer i like art, i enjoy nature and Love to spend hours in hikking. You can watch my story (marionnettes)style On youtube channel. Nadine arayssi waiting your subscribe online
I am a mother of two daughters and a bigger child, I love children a lot and I love to raise generations I have more than 10 years of experience, I understand me asking the child what he wants ... I bath the children and worked in a hospital and I conducted Red Cross courses and I have a certificate of development of attention and concentration in children and also follow footage to raise children and deal with his condition.
I am a mother of two children, a boy and a girl. I like to read / play / sing and dance/ cook with kids and mainly listen to what they want. Each kids has a character of its own... I totally understand what parents want when they leave a kid to go out. I've been there once too... I babysit the kids the same way i would love anyone to babysit mine... i just do it from my heart..and do listen to what the mom/ dad wants! Actions do speak louder than words!

volunteers

From May 2020, Jaleesa is run entirely by part-time volunteers.

Hello! I'm Angela, co-founder of Jaleesa. I set Jaleesa up in 2016 to help women who needed work, find families who need child care. My toddler son is a satisfied Jaleesa customer :) Before Jaleesa I was a diplomat, restauranteur, teacher and writer. I love cycling, singing, and learning. I’d love to connect - find me on LinkedIn anytime.
Hello! I'm Christelle, COO of Jaleesa. I joined Jaleesa up in 2019 and before that I co-founded C2C, an entertainment company based in Beirut. I have a passion for startups and bringing ideas to life. I’m a mom of 2 boys and I’d love to chat with you - find me on LinkedIn anytime.
Hello! I’m Marwa, Operations Manager of Jaleesa. Jaleesa have been my second family for almost 2 years. I believe in our goals and our impact on the society and would love to see this impact continue for as long as possible. I worked in different fields before joining Jaleesa, but here is where I found my passion that includes babysitting as well - find me on LinkedIn.

how you can help

1
By hiring via Jaleesa, and paying a fair rate, you are creating a dignified income for someone who needs it.
2
The Jaleesa Fund exists to support child carers who have lost work or need extra support during times of economic hardship. Your donation will go directly to help women in need.
3
We need people to help fundraise, and someone to maintain and develop this website. Email enquiries@jaleesa.co if you would like to help.

how you can help

1
By hiring via Jaleesa, and paying a fair rate, you are creating a dignified income for someone who needs it.
2
The Jaleesa Fund exists to support child carers who have lost work or need extra support during times of economic hardship. Your donation will go directly to help women in need.
3
We need people to help fundraise, and someone to maintain and develop this website. Email enquiries@jaleesa.co if you would like to help.
This platform has been made possible by the generous support of:

Suzanne Headon, Board Member

Rawad Assaf, Tech Advisor

This platform has been made possible by the generous support of:

Suzanne Headon, Board Member

Rawad Assaf, Tech Advisor

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© 2020 Jaleesa. All rights reserved.