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For Nannies

Thank you for the opportunity to present you with why  you should work with The Columbus Nanny agency! We are committed to working closely with you in order to find you a perfect fit for your experience, desires and needs.  We take the time to meet with you to understand your background and answer any questions you have. We will provide you with the tools that will ensure success in this new chapter in your career. We will be with you every step of the way!

What We Offer Nannies

  • Full and part time positions with some of Columbus’ finest families

  • Families fully screened for safety and compatibility

  • Guidance through each step of the interviewing and family matching process Continuous nanny support

  • No fee is ever charged to our nannies

Step 1

Fill out our Nanny Application and Nanny Questionnaire

Maria Illig, Placement Director, 

at (614) 327-0654 or

Step 4

Interview with Family

If selected as a nanny candidate, you will have the opportunity to choose from a list of available families with which you may choose to interview. We will provide you with a list of possible interview questions and questions for you to ask the family. The families will then schedule a personal interview with you and discuss their specific needs. Specific duties, wages, benefits, days off, etc. will be discussed with the family.

Step 2

Interview with us

We will set up an interview at a convenient time for you to discuss your qualifications, salary requirements, availability, etc. During this time, we will try to determine your ideal position.

Step 5


Families will contact us with job offers, which we will then offer to you. You will have the final say and choose which family you would like to work with. You and the family will complete an individualized Employment Agreement that will serve as a mutual understanding of the nanny position and the expectations of the job.

Step 3

Reference Check

We will contact your employment and personal references. At least 2 references must be childcare related.

For your interview

We ask that you bring a copy of each of the following to the interview with us:  

  • Drivers License

  • Proof of Insurance

  • CPR Certification 

  • Any other diplomas or certificates


Note: If you are not currently certified in CPR, we require that you attain CPR certification prior to your first day of employment. We will be happy to assist you in scheduling an Infant/Child CPR class.

Requirements for Nannies

  • You must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma; college degree or course work preferred but not mandatory.

  • You must be a US citizen or be eligible to work in the US.

  • You must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

  • You must have previous childcare experience and references.

  • You must be willing to submit to a complete background check and a drug test, which is paid for by our agency.

After You Have Been Hired

In the rare instance that your placement is not ideal, we are always here to help you! The Columbus Nanny Agency will not place nannies with families requiring excessive housekeeping or hours, poor working conditions or below appropriate salary levels. Nannies can feel comfortable working with us and confident knowing that we are committed to finding you the best nanny position possible.

Referral Program

Looking for ways to earn some extra money? We want to grow our network of amazing nannies like you. Start referring nannies and you can make $25 for every 10 referrals and $250 for every referral successfully placed!

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