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Meet Our Team

Locally owned and operated in the heart of the Rockies

At Rocky Mountain Sitters, our team is our greatest asset. Our experienced management team is dedicated to providing the families in our community with the highest level of service. Carefully selecting compassionate, reliable, and professional sitters is the foundation of our business. Get to know our team by reading our bios below and contact us to schedule your next sitter today!

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Rebecca Shirley, Founder

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Hello there, my name is Rebecca! I want to extend a warm welcome to Rocky Mountain Sitters. I've had a genuine passion for working with children for as long as I can remember, and I can't imagine a life where I am not working with or caring for them. I started babysitting as soon as I was old enough and founded my first childcare company while studying to become a paramedic in Virginia. I was able to make lasting connections with over 2,000 families in my community while managing 50 incredible local sitters and nannies. In January of 2023 I sold Tidewater Tots Childcare to one of the company managers before embarking on a three-day journey to Colorado Springs to be with family. Since relocating here, I have had the pleasure of connecting with numerous wonderful families and discovered they were still struggling to find trustworthy sitters when I was unavailable. This inspired me to establish Rocky Mountain Sitters! My goal is to be a valuable and reliable resource for families in my community, providing parents with peace of mind while delivering exceptional, safe, and enjoyable care for their children.

Outside of operating Rocky Mountain Sitters, I am a paramedic with a degree in Emergency Medical Services and a Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification. I currently work in an emergency room and an IV hydration clinic, and devote most of my spare time to caring for kiddos! When I have some extra free time, I love doing anything outside- hiking, biking, running, skiing, kayaking, you name it! From the bottom of my heart, I am so excited you are here, and can't wait to serve your family!

Julia Anderson, Manager

Hello, my name is Julia, and I'm so excited to be a part of the Rocky Mountain Sitters team! I met Rebecca while working together in the emergency room, and we quickly became close friends due to our shared love of childcare, pitbulls, and watching The Office. I have experience as a nanny for a family with six boys, ranging from 6 months to 13 years, and worked with this wonderful family for two summers. I nannied for another family with two children, aged four and six, whom I met through my beloved church community. Before working in a hospital, I was a kindergarten teacher for a year and a half and even became a babysitter for some of the kiddos I used to teach! I have experience working with children of all ages, including those with autism and other special needs.

I'm planning to pursue nursing school in 2024 with the goal of becoming a pediatric nurse. When I'm not busy in the emergency room or caring for little ones, I love spending quality time with my sweet husband and our rescued pitbull, Athena (TiTi for short). As a military family, we are familiar with handling unpredictable schedules and the unique challenges of military life. 

Welcome to Rocky Mountain Sitters, and I hope to meet your family soon! 

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