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Au Pair in 


Why France?

Au pairing in France offers a truly enriching experience that combines cultural immersion and the opportunity to explore Europe like never before. Immerse yourself in the enchanting French culture, indulging in exquisite cuisine, vibrant local markets, and the picturesque landscapes that have inspired artists for centuries.

As an au pair, you'll have the chance to interact closely with a French family, improving your language skills and forming lasting connections. Moreover, France's strategic location makes it a gateway to the rest of Europe.



Check List

Here is your comprehensive checklist for applying to become an Au Pair in France.

* Applications form

* 2 childcare references

* 1 character references

* Medical form 

* Vaccination certificate

* Police clearance certificate

* Passport

*Matric certificate

* Driver's license (if you have one)

* Dear Host Family letter

* Photographs

* Introduction to the HF video

* Flight ticket

Rest assured, we understand that it's a lengthy list, but we are here to assist you at every step of the process.



  • Between the age of 18 – 27 years.

  • Have a valid South African passport

  • Completed Matric & certificate to prove.

  • Fluent in English.

  • A minimum 200 hours childcare experience.

  • A driver’s license is preferable.

  • No criminal record.

  • Can commit to at least 3 to12 months.

  • Be able to swim.

  • Basic knowledge of French.



  • You will receive between 80€ and 100€ per week

  • Free meals and accommodation in your host family

  • You will have your own room

  • 1.5 days off per week

  • 1 week paid-leave every 6 months.

  • The opportunity to take up to 10 hours of French lessons per week (it is your responsibility to pay for these, not your host family’s).

  • More than 200 possible families each year

  • You will have a Skype interview to get to know your future host family

  • An annual « Au Pair Meeting Day » in October where you will meet our team and other au pairs.

  • Support in both SA and France.


Who choose us?

With an extensive array of host families available through our global partners, comprehensive training, meticulous preparation, unwavering support, and invaluable hands-on au pair experience - we would pick us too! Not to mention, we are also a proud member of IAPA.

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