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Application Process

We welcome all candidates who meet our minimal caregiver criteria to stop by our Houston office Monday through Friday between 9am and 3pm to complete an employment application to become a temporary nanny or sitter.

To be considered for referral, individuals must at minimum:

  • Have two years of verifiable, professional childcare experience
  • Have two verifiable, professional childcare references
  • Be CPR certified
  • Be at least 19 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be able to speak, read and write English fluently
  • Be a non-smoker
  • Have a valid U.S. driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Have their own vehicle and current automobile insurance
  • Have a valid Social Security Card
  • Be able to legally accept employment in the U.S.

The Application

If you meet our minimum criteria, we invite you to visit our office to complete an application for employment. Our placement specialists are available Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm to assist you with your application.

When visiting our office, please bring with you:

  • Your current driver’s license
  • Your Social Security card
  • Proof of current automobile insurance
  • Your current CPR certification

You will also need to provide detailed information about previous childcare experiences as well as your complete work history. It can be helpful to gather names, addresses and phone numbers of previous employers prior to coming into the office. You will also need to provide the names and contact information for several references. Please bring this information with you.  If you have letters of reference or proof of specialized licensing or credentialing, please bring them along with you as well.

The Interview

Once your application is complete, you will meet with a placement specialist to discuss your childcare experience, qualifications, work history, job preferences and availability. Your childcare knowledge will be accessed through a written exam and through a series of interview questions.

You will be expected to be knowledgeable about basic child development, best caregiving practices and health and safety information. You should be able to outline age-appropriate activities and discipline strategies for children in various stages of development.

Please allow at least two hours to complete your application and to meet with a placement specialist.