A nanny’s primary responsibility is child care. Typical tasks include:

  • Preparing meals for the children
  • Bathing
  • Tutoring/Assisting with schoolwork
  • Playing (small or large motor skill activities)
  • Communicate with families and teachers as needed

Some nanny positions include light housekeeping. Cleaning tasks can include:

  • Picking up children’s bedrooms and playrooms
  • Doing children’s laundry
  • Cleaning the nanny’s room
  • Cleaning the kitchen after preparing children’s meals

Some optional services a nanny might offer include:

  • Doing the family laundry
  • Loading and emptying dishwasher
  • Vacuuming
  • Shopping for groceries and other errands