• At least 18 years old

  • *Summer nannies must be at least 16 years old*

  • Carry a valid drivers license 

  • Carry valid automobile insurance

  • Minimum of 2 years childcare experience outside of family

  • Ability to pass an extensive background check including a driving record check

  • Must be state certified in CPR and First Aid (or willing to become certified)

  • All applicants must successfully complete a phone interview, an in person interview, and internet and social media screening. 

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"Heartland Nanny Agency never charges nannies for applications, screenings, or placements. We are committed to finding you the perfect job." - Jenny

What does it mean to be a nanny?

Being a nanny is more than just a babysitter. You are a daily fixture in the children's lives. Your responsibility is to help care and nurture the children of busy professionals. Responsibilities will will vary from household to household depending on the family's needs.

Typical daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Daily routines

  • Meals

  • Dressing

  • Reading

  • Creative activities

  • Playing

  • Assisting with chores

  • Assisting with homework

You may also be asked to help with household chores and family errands.

These might include:

  • Laundry, children and/or families

  • Family Meal Prep

  • Family Errands

  • Light House Keeping


Each family's needs are different and will be discussed and negotiated before start of job. 

What to expect from your employer: 

  • Regular wages (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly)

  • Paid days off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid travel (if you're asked to travel with the family)

  • Clear expectations of tasks and house rules

What to expect when placed with a family: 

Once Heartland Nanny Agency places you with a family we will continue to support you and your nanny journey. We love hearing how your job is going and working with you to help make your working relationship even better. Emails and phone calls are a great way to stay in touch. 

Start your journey with Heartland Nanny Agency, call us at 515-577-2336 or fill out an application.


If you are looking for a babysitter, nanny or tutor and want help with your search, contact us.


We're always looking to add qualified babysitters, nannies, personal assistants and tutors.



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