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: Ewa
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Full Time 30+ hours per week, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Since 1993, Ewa has worked in the child care profession. She has nanny experience with infant to young school age children, caring for twins and families with multiple young children. Her references describe her as loving, warm, very capable and reliable. She is able to help keep a house in order and organized and is a good cook.   Ewa would love to work with a family with an infant or infant and older sibling. She is seeking a job in the southwest or western suburbs.
    Name: Patrice
    Available:   Early September to early October, possibly end of August
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  For the past five years, Patrice has worked as  worked as a nanny with children from 4 months to 6 years old. In her current position she cares for a preschool age child whose parents say "In short, she's fabulous! We highly recommend Patrice to any family seeking nanny services."  Her CPR and First Aid is current and she is an excellent cook with emphasis on healthy ingredients. Patrice has a BA degree. Patrice is seeking a new job in St Paul, Minneapolis or a first ring suburb.
    Name: Megan
    Available:   Early September
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Megan has worked as a full time nanny and household manager for 12 years. She has experience with children from infants to teens and children with special needs. Megan enjoys jobs that involve a mix of child care and household management, depending on the ages of the children. She owns a pet bunny that she uses in many hours of volunteer work during the year. Megan is seeking a job in St Paul, Minneapolis or a close in suburb.
    Name: Cheryl
    Available:   Two week notice
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  For over 13 years, Cheryl worked as a nanny with infant to school age children.  She has a BS degree in Elementary Education and has done substitute teaching and temporary nanny work. Cheryl is currently a lead teacher with infants in a Montessori center. She is seeking an opportunity to provide more individual personal care to children with a family in the western suburbs.
    Name: Patty
    Available: August/September
    Seeking: Part  Time, 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.
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