Holiday Nanny needed for the 23/24 Ski Season in Switzerland!

Job Overview

We are looking for a team of fun, enthusiastic and passionate nannies to come and work in  Verbier this winter season, with year-round employment opportunities available.



You must have the following:

  • Either two years experience in caring for children or have completed the Freckles Junior Nanny course
  • A first aid certificate
  • A criminal records check
  • An EU passport



Nanny duties will vary from family to family but almost all nanny jobs will involve an element of these typical nanny tasks. 

  • Provide complete care for the children in the client’s hotel or chalet and perform all tasks that correlate to the care of the children.
  • To create a safe, nurturing and fun environment, planning activities and games ahead.
  • Preparing bottles or meals and feeding children
  • Taking children on outings or pick up from ski school, making sure children are appropriately dressed for the weather.



You will be expected to be friendly, presentable and in Petit Verbier uniform when on duty.

We love to see our nannies bring enthusiasm and their individual personalities to the job, researching new games and activities, and putting together appropriate activities for the families you are working with.


Typical week

One week will vary greatly from the next which requires flexibility. You will be required to meet the family on their arrival day to discuss the expectations for the week.  A typical week would include working 9am-5pm or 12pm-5pm plus 2-3 evenings babysitting, sometimes meeting the family for lunch, or giving the child/children lunch at the chalet. Taking the children to sledge, build snowmen or doing arts and crafts in the chalet for the afternoon.

There will be a compulsory training week before you commence work and ongoing training throughout the season.  Nannies are required to attend the weekly staff meeting in order to get information on the following week and de brief.


Why work with us?

This is an incredible opportunity to live and work in the mountains, combining a sense of adventure with a love of working with children. We help organise your work permit and can secure accommodation in resort if needed.

You’ll be working amongst a team of like minded nannies and be continually supported by our management team. We offer a high quality training program at the beginning of the winter as well as training throughout the season which provides lifelong skills to take forward in your career, as well as experience working with children of all ages.


Feedback from previous nannies

“I just wanted to say thank you for having me for the season. I can honestly say it was the best experience and I was so lucky to work for a company that made me feel so welcomed and part of team straight away. 

Working for Petit Verbier was great. You are well looked after and supported throughout your season. With weekly meetings, and catch ups throughout the week with Sarina and Sindy, you feel like part of a team. It was amazing to work with a group of girls that all mucked in and helped each other out. Building snowmen and sledging down a mountain with happy children made Monday mornings not so bad. I met lovely families and children and it is an experience and Job that I will never forget. Verbier is the place to go, and Petit Verbier is the company to work for.”


Our nannies have consistently lovely things to say about working with us and love working and living in the mountains. Are you ready to have your best winter yet? 

Petit Verbier

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