Since the first formal babysitting co-op was created 20 years by the University Place Babysitting Co-op near Seattle Washington the concept of community based childcare has been adopted by countless families around the world. While it has solved the problem of finding low cost, high trust, childcare there has always been a substantial cost in member time to manage the process. HelpingHero automates the process and opens up community based childcare to many more families.
Tracey Ah Hee (Managing Director of HelpingHero)
“A Babysitting coop is a great idea but I just didn’t have the time needed to manage it so I decided to automate the process and HelpingHero was born. After creating the basic babysitting co-op service, people asked us about other services and so we expanded the service list to include pet sitting and house-sitting.”
In launching this service HelpingHero has made it practical to make the switch to community based childcare for many families, easing the burden of rising childcare costs. HelpingHero handles the entire process making it easy to manage the entire childcare process from booking to point transactions.