Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I use Colorado Nanny to find nanny work versus searching on my own?

You can feel safer interviewing with a family that has hired Colorado Nanny versus going to a complete stranger’s home to interview. You can feel more assured that the job description and pay are accurate prior to meeting. You are matched to ideally suited positions and your strong points are sold to the family in advance so your quantity of interviews should be less to find your perfect job. You have an easy way to pick up additional work through Colorado Nanny’s temp service. You have an opportunity to network and set up play dates with other Colorado Nannies.

Where are your jobs located?

Colorado Nanny proudly serves the Denver Metro, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Norther Colorado and larger mountain towns such as Aspen and Veil.

What do I have to do to become a Colorado Nanny?

Submit your online application and agreement from our website. Identify one or more jobs of interest and contact the listed recruiter by email. The next steps will include an agency interview, reference checks and background check once you are made an offer. There is no cost to you for Colorado Nanny helping you find a position.

What types of positions do you place?

Live-out and live-in nannies, mom’s helpers, family assistants and house manager with part-time and full-time hours.

What duties are expected?

Nanny duties include childcare and anything pertaining to the children such as driving, children’s laundry, tidying up after all messes made during the day, organizing the play room, sanitizing toys etc. Most nannies load and unload the dishwasher and keep the kitchen tidy. Family assistant duties include but are not limited to family laundry, meal prep, cooking full meals, errands, grocery shopping, pet care etc.

What can I expect to earn?

The average pay range in the Denver Metro area for a  live-out nanny or family assistant position is $18-$25 per hour with the majority earning $20-$22 per hour. Live-in nannies may consider negotiating pay based on the living arrangements and other benefits provided. House manager pay can be higher based on education and experience. Note: If you are in a nanny position with significant downtime, many families will negotiate for some family assistant duties.

How long will it take to find a job?

If you qualify for a job we have posted, we can bring you through our screening process within 1-2 weeks. If we don’t have your ideal job at the time you register, we will try to find you temporary work until the right job comes along.