Essentials | A La Carte’ Services

Childcare is one of the most important decisions a family will make. It’s a decision that may come quickly but should not be made hastily. Families may choose to DIY the process of finding and hiring a nanny. CincyNanny is here to coach you through the steps and share with you tools, strategy and best practice.

Get started with the ‘Essentials’, then ‘Add-on’ the options that your family needs to close the position with your new nanny.  To start the process, just fill out the Family Application (below) and we will be in contact!


Family Essentials | $125

  • Jobs Board
    List your position on our Jobs Board. We will update or repost your job as you need it. You may post unlimited nanny, sitter, and temp positions for 1 calendar year. Nannies interested will apply and CincyNanny will connect you. You can view the jobs board here: Jobs Board.
  • DIY Playbook
    A workbook designed to take you step by step through the search and hire process. We save you time and make it simple for you!
  • DIY Hire Class
    Get coached at your convenience! 5 informational videos that correlate with each section of the playbook.
  • 30-minute Coaching Consult
    After you have processed the coaching material, we can talk through your position, pay, and answer the unique questions you might have. We will give you insight to hire!


+ Add-on Options

  • Basic Background Screen  |  $95+
    SSN Trace, 7-Year Look Multi‐County Criminal Check, includes Protective Orders (up to 3 counties, +$10 for each additional county),  National Criminal Database, Violent Sex Offender Search, and Driving Record.  Usually takes 48 hours or less for results.
  • Drug Test   $70
    9-panel drug test. Usually take 2-3 days for results.
  • INA Basic Skills Assessment  |  $25
    CincyNanny will offer your nanny candidate the International Nanny Association’s Basic Skills Assessment, at cost if purchase from the the INA. This is a 40 question multiple choice assessment on the subjects of health, safety, nutrition, professionalism and child development. Passing score is 70%.
  • Candidate Interview  |  $135 
    CincyNanny will meet your nanny in person and interview your candidate, just as we do for  placement. We will review your candidate’s resume and experience,  give a personality self-assessment, perform a thorough interview (behavioral style), and even assess “Greta’s Gold” (These are the 5 characteristics our director looks for in a professional nanny). The family client will receive a written report of all the information gathered.
  • Reference Checks  |  $100
    CincyNanny will contact your nanny candidate’s references (4) via phone asking pertinent questions. The family client will receive a written report of the information gathered.
  • Work Agreement Draft  |  $225
    CincyNanny will meet with you in person to draft a Work Agreement specifically for your family (60 minutes). We have a thorough template to start with and will add the unique aspects of your position. Once the Work Agreement is complete, the client family will be provided an editable version to make updates for years to come.

Ready to get started?

Fill out the Family Application Form (button below), and CincyNanny will be in contact with you!family app button new