Nannies from the Heartland
Caring, Supportive, Professional Placements
Serving Families and Nannies since 1990


At Nannies from the Heartland, Inc., we're committed to helping families find the best nanny to meet each family's unique needs and requirements. Listed below are profiles of some of the nanny candidates currently seeking a position through Nannies from the Heartland, Inc. This list does not reflect all the excellent candidates available. Nannies from the Heartland, Inc. screens all nanny candidates for your particular needs. The requirements listed are our minimal qualifications. Be assured that all the nannies profiled below meet and exceed these minimum qualifications.

  • Previous nanny employment; a minimum of one (1) year full time nanny experience that is current or very recent. We are primarily referring nannies that have been placed and/or screened through our service previously. Many candidates have also a 2 year or 4 year college degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education.
  • At least three employment related child care references that are not family members or personal friends.
  • Own a safe, insured vehicle
  • Good driving record, clear criminal background check
  • Non-smoker, good health, ability to perform the essential physical functions of a nanny job 
  • Ability to work with a family for a minimum of one (1) year. We do not do summer only placements.
  • Because of the requirements for work experience and for post secondary education related to child development (or extensive child care experience), applicants will typically be at least 24 years old.

Additional qualifiers that are helpful, but not required:

  • CPR/First Aid certified or willingness to obtain certification
  • Post secondary education specific to child care, education or related field

Indicates nannies we have placed with client families previously.

You might be interested to know: Over 50% of the nannies placed with our service have a two or four year degree in a child specific field. The average placement longevity through our service is over three years. The average age of the nannies placed through our service is 41 years old.

FYI - The International Nanny Association provides these child care definitions:

  • Nanny - Employed by the family on either a live in or live out, part time or full time basis, to undertake all tasks related to the care of children. Duties are generally restricted to child care and the domestic tasks related to the children. May or may not have had formal training, though often have extensive child care experience and a background in early childhood education. Typically, full time employed nannies will work 40 - 60 hours per week. Usually works unsupervised.

  • Babysitter - Provides supervisory, custodial care of children on a full time or part time basis with no special training or experience required.

    Name: Keri
    Available:   January
    Seeking: Part Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Keri has been associated with and worked with our service since 1997. Prior to this she worked as a nanny and in a daycare on the East Coast.  She is seeking a long term two day week nanny job to work on Monday and Tuesday. Keri has also done temporary nanny work though our service for many years and has experience with infant to school age children. She has a college degree in Early Childhood Education.
    Name: Judy
    Available: January
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Judy is an experienced nanny, former daycare center staff and and  family day care provider.  She has worked with children of all ages and as a nanny since 2014. Judy can be flexible on the hours/schedule that she works and is seeking a job in Minneapolis or west/southwest suburbs. She was awarded a certificate of completion as a Child Development Associate.
    Name: Jenna
    Available:   February
    Seeking: Part Time or Full Time, 30-40 hours per week, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Jenna has worked as a full time, part time and temporary nanny through our service since 2003. She has experience caring for infant to school age children and multiples. Jenna is a certified post partum Doula, has a BA in Psychology and Child and Family Studies and an MA in Hyman Services Marriage and Family Therapy. She is fluent in Spanish and has also worked in an adoption agency. Jenna is the mother of a 2 month old and is seeking to work with a family where she can bring her own child with her to her nanny job.
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