Be sure to complete the nanny application in your account area. This will create a nice profile for you that families can view. You can also upload your CPR/First Aid and add your references at the bottom of your account area to receive badges. Feel free to also upload files such as your resume, any reference letters, credentials and certifications. Many nannies also choose to run a preliminary background check on themselves so that families see that they are taking the process seriously. Nannies that have completed the preliminary background check can get a badge and also get a badge for a clean department of motor vehicles records check.
If you don’t already have CPR/First Aid, you will need to complete a course. If needed, our partner Protrainings.com offers a great online CPR/First Aid course for $34.95 that can completed in 2-3 hours. If you have any questions, you can email a NannyCare.com counselor anytime.
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