Certified Sitter Organization

What is the CSO?
The Certified Sitter Organization's purpose is to provide enriching resources to area sitters.  Periodic outings cover a variety of topics by having speakers provide information on anything from tax advice to special needs expertise.


Is the CSO active in your area? Send your stories to events@seekingsitters.com and we'll include them here!


March 2012 - Scavenger Hunt - Denver, CO

SeekingSitters Denver and Douglas County had a fabulous CSO Event doing a scavenger hunt! Their babysitting team had a great time searching for various items such as: 1980 coin, Photo of team getting serenated by a stranger with an instrument, gas receipt for $.50, Take Out Menu, and much more! The Douglas County Babysitters wrapped up their CSO Event at a local pizza joint. The CSO Event was a blast for the sitters as they build up their team with great Professional Sitters!





October 21, 2011 - October Pottery Party - Jacksonville, FL

SeekingSitters Jacksonville East had their CSO Event at Doing Dishes Pottery Studio in October! Their babysitting team had an excellent time painting pottery and sharing great stories! There were lots of snack and yummy candy to get in the Halloween spirit. The Jacksonville Babysitters played SeekingSitters trivia and had awesome prizes to put in our SeekingSitters bags! It was a fabulous afternoon with their amazing Sitters!



June 27, 2011 - Summer Kick-Off Houston CSO - Houston, TX

SeekingSitters Houston North had their Summer Kick-Off CSO! They shared funny babysitting stories, laughed and had a great time getting to know one another. All the sitters learned a new craft, tissue paper butterflies, to bring on sitting jobs. It was fun doing this craft together. Each Houston North Babysitter was given a sand pail with a craft kit, supplies and bubbles to kick off their summer sitting jobs! The Houston North CSO can't wait until their Back to School CSO in August!


April 27, 2011 - Tulsa CSO - Tulsa, OK

The SeekingSitters Tulsa Metro CSO had a very special guest speaker, Joni Segnar. Joni is a SeekingSitters member and the mother of Michael, an active, funny, and intelligent child with autism. She came to share some tips for Tulsa Babysitters when working with children who have autism. Thanks Joni!



December 2010 - Atlanta North CSO - Roswell, GA

SeekingSitters Atlanta North CSO had their first CSO event. They cooked, had raffles for SeekingSitters products and shared stories. The group came up with games and activities for each of the Atlanta North Babysitters could use while babysitting. The Atlanta North CSO is definitely looking forward to their next event and all the laughter that comes with it!




December 12, 2010 - Holiday Party - Leander, TX

SeekingSitters Austin North put together a CSO Event to eat, mingle and decorate Christmas cookies! Great time to celebrate the holidays and their great Austin North Babysitting team!





December 2010 - Holiday Party - Costa Mesa, CA

SeekingSitters Orange County had a CSO Event getting together for beach pictures; the girls had hot apple cider, a good homemade cooked meal, hung out, chatted, and received Christmas gifts. The Orange County Nannies definitely had lots of laughs!



March 12, 2009 - Education & Summer Camp Expo - Broomfield, CO

SeekingSitters provided free child care to the families that attended the expo. The expo featured more than 100 vendors from area camps, schools, and extracurricular activities.


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December 14, 2008 - Holiday Open House @ Purple Glaze - Tulsa, OK
Painting Christmas ornaments, crafts and having holiday fun with our friends and family as a big "Thank-you!" to everyone for a great year.



November 15, 2008 - Family Fun Fest - Tulsa, OK

The Tulsa CSO participated in a "Thank-you" event for SeekingSitters Tulsa members and fundraiser for the organization.  The carnival style event was a blast for everyone involved.  We all hope to see everyone there next year!

Click here to see video of the Event!



October 23, 2008 - Jonni Segnar speaks at Incredible Pizza - Tulsa, OK
Jonni Segnar gave tips and advice about working with children who have special needs, especially Autism.  The CSO was joined by SeekingSitters Boise franchisees, Jill and Tim Osborne and their children.  The Incredible Pizza arcade and pizza buffet provided a great time and lots of fun for everyone.


October 10, 2008 - Walk Now for Autism - St. Louis, MO

SeekingSitters St. Charles sponsored a fundraising team and participated in this great event.

     "Walk Now for Autism, the nation's largest grassroots autism walk program, is Autism Speaks' signature fundraising and awareness event, taking place in communities across the United States, as well as in Canada and the United Kingdom. Powered by volunteers and families with loved ones on the autism spectrum, this successful grassroots fundraising effort not only generates vital funds for autism research but also raises awareness about the increasing prevalence of autism and the need for increased research funding to combat this complex disorder."

 - www.WalkNowForAutism.org





September 22, 2008 - CSO @ The Brook - Tulsa, OK
     SeekingSitters Orange County franchisees, Steve & Linda Burnette and Kim & Mike Kane, met with the Tulsa Babysitting Team for a Meet and Greet to learn more about the SeekingSitters process from the sitters perspective.  Everyone was treated to dinner at The Brook restaurant.



August 23, 2008 - Seattle CSO and Alex's Lemonade Stand - Seattle, WA
"We hosted an Alex’s Lemonade Stand to raise money for childhood cancer. The Seattle Sitters sold cups of lemonade and all proceeds went the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. I was surprised how quickly the sitters jumped on-board with this project. We look forward to doing more volunteer activities in the future to help out Seattle area kids."
                                                 - Lisa Rizza, Owner, SeekingSitters Seattle

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