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: Renee
    Available:   Immediately
    Seeking: Part Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education: For the past 15 tears, Renee has worked as a part time and temporary nanny with children of all ages but primarily with infants and toddlers and infant twins. She has advanced training as a post partum doula and newborn care specialist. Renee is seeking a long term part time position, up to 30 hours per week in three days, in St Paul or the east metro suburbs.
    Name: Sheri
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Full Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Since 1996, Sheri has worked as a nanny caring for children from infant to school age. Her most recent three nanny jobs have been with families caring for infant twins and older sibling. Sheri has excellent references and still keeps in touch with former employer families. She is seeking a new full time job in St Paul or east metro suburbs.


    Name: Patty
    Available: February/March
    Seeking: Part  Time, 30 hours, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Patty is an experienced nanny and  family day care provider.  She has also worked in preschool and school settings and as a swim instructor. Patty has experience caring for children from infants to young school age.  She would like a job in the southern suburbs or Minneapolis or St Paul.


      Name: Libby
    Available:   Immediately
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Libby has worked as a full time nanny for 10 years.  Prior to this, Libby was a licensed home daycare provider. She has experience with infant to school age children. Libby would like to work in Minneapolis or a west or northwest suburb.
      Name: Elizabeth
    Available:   Immediately
    Seeking: Part Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Elizabeth worked as a full time nanny for three families over 25 years.   She has experience with infant to school age children and keeps in touch with the families that she has worked with over the years. Elizabeth is seeking a part time position with infant/toddler age children.


    Name: Reeta
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Full Time, 4 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.
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