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: Brenda
    Available: September
    Seeking: Full Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Since 2003, Brenda has worked as a nanny caring for children from infant to school age. She has experience caring for infant twins and children with special needs. Prior to her start as a nanny, Brenda worked as a paraprofessional in Early Childhood Education and in a childcare center. She has course work in Early Childhood education, is  CPR certified and recently completed a Newborn Care Specialist training course. Brenda has also worked in our temporary nanny service for many years.


      Name: Nubia
    Available:   September/October
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Nubia has worked as a full time nanny for 15 years.  She was with one of her employers for 11 years and during this time also did part time nanny work for other families. She worked full time for her most recent employer for four years. Nubia has experience caring for children from infant to teens. Her first language is Spanish and she has taught Spanish with all of the children in her care. Nubia would like a job in Minneapolis Lakes/Uptown area or a north/northwest suburb.
    Name: Marj
    Available:   September
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Marj has over 13 years of full time child care experience with toddler to teens. This included overnight childcare when parents travelled, travel with the family and volunteering with children's activities.   She has extensive experience  as a household  manager including meal planning and preparation, family laundry, pet care, maintenance, overseeing remodeling and new construction projects, coordinating with service providers and managing the household bank account.  Marj is open to considering a live in or out job and any location in the Twin Cities.


    Name: Leticia
    Available: September
    Seeking: Part Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Since 2000, Leticia has worked as a nanny caring for children from infant to school age. She was with two different families for six years each and other family for four years. Her most recent shorter term position was caring for an infant with special needs and significant health issues. Leticia is bilingual and the children she has worked with learned to speak Spanish. She is seeking a position for about 30 hours in Minneapolis or close suburb.


    Name: Elizabeth
    Available: Early October
    Seeking: Full or Part Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Elizabeth has worked as a full time nanny since 1992. She was with her first employer family for 7 years and with the second employer family for 15 years. Her most recent job of 2 1/2 years ended when the child started attending full time preschool. Elizabeth is open to considering either full or part time employment depending on the ages and number of children and location of the job.
    Name: Kathy
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Part Time, 2-3 days, Live Out  position
    Child care experience and education:  Kathy is a licensed Early Childhood teacher with a college degree in Child development. She has worked in the public schools as teacher in early child education for 25 years. Prior to this, she was a teacher and director in a child care center.  Kathy is seeking a job in the northern suburbs.


    Name: Reeta
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Full Time, 4-5 days per week, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Reeta is an experienced nanny and trained Montessori teacher. She  has worked as a nanny for many years and has experience caring for infant to school age children and with household management. She has also worked as a temporary nanny through our service. Reeta would like a job in Edina, nearby suburb or in Minneapolis.


    Name: Kay
    Available:  Immediately
    Seeking: Part Time, 1-2 days per week, Live Out  position
    Child care experience and education: Kay has worked as a nanny or household manager with six families. The majority of these jobs have been full time. She was with one family for 5+ years and two other families each for 3 years.  Kay has experience caring for children from infant to school age. Kay is seeking a part time, 16-20 hour, 2-3 day nanny job in the western suburbs. She would love to care for an infant but enjoys all ages and is open to considering all ages.


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