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Download a nanny application form and get written letters of recommendation from previous employers, teachers, clergy, or a long time adult acquaintance. In the nanny application and on your resume, list all of your relevant skills. You especially want to highlight your home child care abilities. You should also obtain a copy of your driving record in anticipation of your first interview. If you plan on being a live in sitter you must have copies of your CPR and First Aid certificates. Be sure to respond to agencies and families quickly to exemplify your professional manner. Be organized and have your questions for the family prepared in advance.