The most suitable program depends on your experience, visa, English level, length of stay and personal preferences. We offer full time au pair, part time au pair and demi pair with school. Please consult one of our friendly staff if you are unsure.
Yes – the full time au pair program does require experience. However, if you don’t have sufficient experience you may apply for the demi pair or part time programs.
A Working Holiday Visa is required for the full time au pair program in Australia. You can apply for the demi pair program with a Student Visa. Please contact Au Pair House for more information.
Australia is a very large country and it is important you have local knowledge of the area you intend to stay. Au Pair House will provide detailed outlines of families and their location to ensure it matches your criteria. The last thing you want is to end up in a small country town when you wanted to large city.
Police clearance checks are done for all families with Au Pair House for the au pairs piece of mind. Families are also either met in person or via a phone interview with Au Pair House staff prior to their first placement. It is important that au pairs also meet the family via skype for an interview before confirming the placement.
Au Pair House staff can assist you throughout your entire stay. We offer support in Australia and personalized service to each au pair and family. Au Pairs are also invited to attend au pair events, provided for free by Au Pair House! These include paddle boarding, BBQs, afternoon tea and beach events. We want you to have the best experience possible as an au pair!
For full time au pairs, intermediate to advanced English is a requirement. Applicants who do not meet this criteria are able to apply for the demi pair or part time programs.
Au Pair House organise free events for au pairs to attend throughout the stay. We also have an interactive Community Site where au pairs can meet others who live closeby and are members of Au Pair House. It is important that all au pairs are able to socialize to avoid homesickness so we like to support this process.
Communication is the key for concerns between the family and au pair. Au Pair House will provide assistance to any of our au pairs experiencing difficulties. We will try to resolve the issues first, and if this is not possible we can offer an alternative solution. The majority of our au pairs are very happy and we are proud to say the number with concerns is minimal!
Au Pair House can assist au pairs with travel information and bookings, second au pair placements or some work options upon completion of a placement. We are happy to help, just ask us!