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: 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: Nicole
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Full Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  For the past ten years, Nicole has worked as a long term and temporary  nanny caring for children from infant to school age.  She is seeking a new full time job in Minneapolis, St Paul or the south metro suburbs. Nicole has a BA degree in Psychology.


      Name: Sandra
    Available:   Immediately
    Seeking: Full Time  35-40 hours, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Sandra worked as a full time nanny for 15 years.  She has experience with infant to young school age children and keeps in touch with the families that she has worked with over the years. Sandra has also travelled out of state with families and done overnights when parents travel. She is an active person who enjoys the outdoors. Sandra is seeking a 3-4 day per week job in the western suburbs.
    Name: Marj
    Available:   Immediately
    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: Terri
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Part or Full Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Terri worked as nanny with the same family for 15+ years. She has experience caring for children from infants to teens. Prior to working as a nanny, Terri did childcare in her own home. She would like a job in the southern suburbs or Minneapolis and is open to considering part or full time.


    Name: Elizabeth
    Available:  Immediately
    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: Kim
    Available:  Late November/early December
    Seeking: Full Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Kim has worked in the child care profession since graduating college in 2007 with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies.  For the past 3 years, she has worked as a nanny caring for infant and to preschool age children. Prior to this, she was a lead teacher in a child care center. Kim would like to work in Minneapolis or the western suburbs.
    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.
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