What does it mean to be an “Au-pair” ?
An Au-pair is a young person between 18 and 25 years of age for placement in Germany and 18 and 29 for placement to France, who has a working relationship with a host family.
This relationship should benefit both sides - the Au-pair and the host family. The Au-pair from helps the host family with childcare and light cleaning and in exchange the host family provides a home for the Au-pair.Big advantages are:
- Au-pair has a place to stay while living abroad
- Food is provided
- Au-pair regularly receives an established amount of pocket money
- -An Au-pair is able to improve her foreign language skills while living abroad and helping the host family for a limited number of hours per week to ensure plenty of free time. The Au-pair is treated respectfully “as a member of the family.”
Please download our Conditions of Placement Here.
Register here to become an Au-pair.