Modern Minders really loves finding candidates the perfect family.

We strive to match our talented nannies and caregivers with our families.  We encourage all candidates to share with us, to the best of their ability, all their creative input on their application.  If you have questions about what we are looking for in a Modern Minder, feel free to contact us at

Applicants must possess the following:

  • Authorization to work in the US.

  • 21 years of age (18 years of age for babysitting)

  • Fluency in English, both oral and written.

  • First Aid, CPR & AED certified

  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience as a full-time nanny or 5 years of part-time employment working in private homes or teaching experience.

  • A clean background check.

  • Exceptional childcare references that support a candidates strong communication skills, reliability, punctuality, and demonstrates the maturity to care for other people's families, possessions and homes.

  • Education or equivalent knowledge of child development.

  • Ability to commit for a minimum of 1 year.

  • A professional appearance.

Additional things we look for in our talent: 

  • Ability to travel

  • Special training and certifications (early childhood education, water safety certification, special needs, NCS, Doula, etc.)

  • Fluency in foreign language

  • A two or four-year college degree

  • Special Needs experience (ie. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), experience with ADHA/ADD etc.)

  • Ability to cover occasional late night and/or overnights

  • Other skills include driving, swimming, cooking, sports, the arts and more…2-


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Step 1:  

Please email your professional resume to

Step 2:  

If you meet our qualifications and we feel you exemplify the core values of a Modern Minder,  we will connect with you to set up an in-person interview. 

Don't have a resume?  Use Modern Minders' basic resume template before you send us your info.

What our candidates are saying.

Thanks to Kate at Modern Minders I have my dream job (literally) I’m so grateful she believed in my abilities & got me an interview so quickly. I’m forever grateful for all their help.

- S. H LA, 2018
High Profile House Manager
Kate is providing this stellar service with an undying passion, discretion, and professionalism...

-M.G. NYC, 2018
High Profile Assistant
Kate is amazing!! She is honest, down to earth and really takes the time to get to know you. She is extremely trustworthy and I would recommend her to anyone looking for a nanny agency.

-M.D.L LA, 2017
Professional Nanny 15 Years