Requirements For Nannies

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience working with children. This includes but is not limited to babysitting or nannying or any type of childcare experience. Must have 3 work references and 1 personal reference.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Must pass our preliminary background check.
  • Must have current CPR & First Aid.
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy, honest, love children, be professional and have a good work ethic.
  • Must be willing to give a year commitment (unless you are only looking for babysitting jobs or temporary work).


You will need to interview with one of our nanny counselors before you can be listed on our site. During the phone/video interview you will need to be able to show the nanny counselor your driver’s license and social security card and/or proof of authorization to work in the U.S. After the phone interview, your nanny counselor will call your references. After your phone interview, you will need to click on the background check link in your account and complete the background check form. If you don’t already have CPR/First Aid, you will need to complete a course. If needed, our partner offers a great online CPR/First Aid course for $34.95 that can completed in 2-3 hours.


Be sure to complete the nanny application in your account area and add your references at the bottom of the page. You can also upload files such as your resume, any reference letters, credentials and certifications (CPR/First Aid) that you have. If you have any questions, you can email your nanny counselor anytime. 


We will contact you as soon as we receive your background check results and have verified all your references. If everything comes back positive, we are happy to approve your nanny profile to be listed on our site. 

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