nanny & sitter faq's

Check to make sure you match the below requirements. If you qualify then complete our nanny application here. Upon completion, you will be contacted for an in person or video conference interview to review and confirm your application details. From there, we will call your references directly. Positive feedback will result in you joining our network to help you find the right position!

Requirements for Nannies:
 
  • Three years of childcare experience or relevant college degree  
  • Age 21 or older
  • Legal to work in US
  • Two to three excellent references
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Good communication skills
  • Love of children

 

Requirements for Sitters:

  • One year of childcare experience or relevant college degree  
  • Age 18 or older
  • Legal to work in US
  • Two to three excellent references
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record (preferred
  • Good communication skills
  • Love of children

 

No, Nanny Posse welcomes caregivers from all backgrounds. However.\, you should be able to communicate clearly and comfortably with parents and children.

No, but you do need to be able to legally work in the US.

No, but there is a minimum of 18 years old for sitters and 21 years old for nannies. 

Nanny Posse looks for nanny candidates with the following qualities:

  • Excellent work history
  • Ability to commit to long term positions
  • Glowing letters of reference
  • A proven commitment to continued education
  • A demonstrated ability to adapt to new situations

The average hourly rate for nannies in the NC triangle area is $15 an hour.

Nanny Posse helps our clients and nannies create a comprehensive benefits package that best meets the needs of both parties. While we cannot guarantee certain benefits, some positions include benefits such as paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick days, mileage reimbursement, and health care stipends.

Nanny Posse looks for sitter candidates with the following qualities:

  • Excellent work history
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Glowing letters of reference
  • A demonstrated ability to adapt to new situations
  • Engage children with fun and stimulating activities
  • Provide developmentally appropriate and educational opportunities
  • Facilitate indoor and outdoor play
  • Arranging playdates and outings
  • Help with homework
  • Bathing and dressing children
  • Changing diapers and potty-training, if age-appropriate
  • Organizing children’s bedrooms and toys
  • Children’s laundry
  • Planning meals, preparing food, and/or feeding the children
  • Carpooling or driving the children to school, activities, or playdates
  • Administering medicine with parents’ consent, if necessary
  • Knowledgeable in basic emergency and safety procedures
  • Clear communication with parents

The average hourly rate for sitters in the NC triangle area is $12.50 an hour.

  • Engage children with fun and stimulating activities
  • Facilitate indoor and outdoor play
  • Help with homework
  • Bathing and dressing children
  • Changing diapers and potty-training, if age-appropriate
  • Basic meal and snack prep
  • Administering medicine with parents’ consent, if necessary
  • Knowledgeable in basic emergency and safety procedures
  • Clear communication with parents