Questions Nannies Frequently Ask
Q: What requirements are necessary for me to become a nanny?
A: You must be a US citizen or eligible to work in the United States. You also must be 18 years of age and a high school graduate, with at least 3 checkable childcare references. If under 24 we also need 2 teacher/professor references.
Q: How long must I commit to a nanny position?
A: Our nannies must take at least a one year commitment.
Q: Must I relocate?
A: Most jobs require relocation. We place nannies nationwide, so it is a possibility we may have a job in your area.
Q: What duties am I expected to perform?
A: Nannies are responsible for light housekeeping duties in regard to the children, simple meals for children, laundry for children and driving to and from school/activities and some errands.
Q: Do I need to provide my own vehicle?
A: When driving is required, it is the family's responsibility to provide a vehicle for the nanny's use.
Q: Do I have to pay a fee?
A: Nannies NEVER have to pay a fee for our service.
Q: How many hours per day should I expect to work?
A: The average nanny's work day is 10-12 hours, although there can be slight variations in certain family situations.
Q: What about health insurance?
A: There is no requirement for families to pay for the nanny's health insurance, although some do. Most families will contribute at least 50%.
Q: What type of nanny support do you offer?
A: With over 3 generations of experience, we are the only agency who provides our nannies with free lifetime access to our Nanny Authority Specialists who understand your needs and are happy to assist you in all phases of your placement and help guide you throughout your professional life.
Q: How do I apply?
A: In order to apply, complete the preliminary application on this website, or call us on our toll free number, 1-877-466-2669, to speak directly with one of our Nanny Authority Placement Specialists.
Q: What happens next?
A: A Nanny Authority Placement Specialist will contact you as soon as we have received your completed application and go over it with you. From there your application and references will be thoroughly screened. Once you are approved into our program, you will start immediately being referred to our families until you find exactly the right one for you.
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