Our au pairs are aged between 18 and 30 years old. Generally, full time au pairs will be 18-22 years.
Our full time au pairs are paid $6 an hour, plus accommodation in a private bedroom and access to 3 meals a day. The minimum weekly payment is $150 a week. Au Pair House also recommends a completion bonus payment on completion of the 6 month placement. Please contact us for further information.
The part time and demi pair programs are an exchange only; accommodation in a private room plus access to 3 meals a day for 15- 20 hours work a week.
The English level of our applicants depends on the program. Our full time au pairs must have at least an intermediate to advanced level of English, which should be assessed in the interview. Part time and demi pair applicants may have a lower levels of English, depending on the applicant.
Our full time au pairs have completed the relevant experience to look after children and will always have an excellent level of English. However we do not recommend sole care for infants under 2 years of age.
Full time au pairs stay for 6 months in most cases, however they can stay for up to 12 months with your family*.
*Visa conditions apply.
Yes Au Pair House provides an extensive orientation program with au pairs to ensure they understand all aspects of their work and life in Australia.
The au pairs pay for their own flights to and from Australia.
Au Pairs must be added to your car insurance if driving. For more information regarding any forms of insurance, please see our terms and conditions or contact us for advice. All au pairs have their own medical and travel insurance as a requirement with Au Pair House.
If your au pair is required to drive, they MUST be added to your insurance. It is also up to the family to check the au pair is a confident driver and assess this when they first arrive. Some au pairs will need practice and possibly one driving lesson to get used to driving on our side of the road.
Yes all au pairs with Au Pair House have a first aid certificate from their home country.
All au pairs have reference checks, personal interviews with our partner agents to determine program suitability, medical and police clearance checks. This gives you peace of mind.
Contact one of our friendly staff for more assistance. Our staff have lots of experience dealing with both families and au pairs and we will endeavor to make the experience the best it can be for your family. We also offer a replacement guarantee within first month of your placement*.