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Au Pair in  

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Why Germany?

Living with a host family and caring for their children, you’ll get the true and authentic German experience.


Taking part in their day-to-day routine, you’ll become part of the family, sharing your culture and customs while embracing theirs. Plus, with an included 90 EUR educational allowance, it’s also a great opportunity to brush up on your German, so you are fluent by the time you head back home.



Check List

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

* Applications form

* 3 or more childcare references

* 1 or more-character references

* Medical form 

* Police clearance certificate

* Passport

*Matric certificate

*A1 exam certificate for A1 level in German Language

* Driver's license (if you have one)

* Dear Host Family letter

* Photographs

* Introduction to the HF video

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 – 26 years.

  • Have a valid South African or Namibian passport.

  • Completed Matric & certificate to prove.

  • Fluent in English.

  • A minimum 200-hour childcare experience.

  • A driver’s license is preferable.

  • No criminal record.

  • Can commit to at least 6 to 12 months.

  • A1 level exam certificate in German from the Goethe Institute.

  • Female and Male applicants accepted.

  • Be in good health, non-smoker.

  • Be single, unmarried and childless.



  • You earn EUR 280 monthly.

  • You receive a monthly allowance of EUR90 towards studies.

  • You will live with a host family who provides meals & a private room for you.

  • All-inclusive comprehensive insurance for the entire length of your program.

  • You get 4 weeks paid vacation time to TRAVEL ANYWHERE on a 12m contract.

  • Free flight home IF you successfully complete your 12m contract with the same host family.

  • You will have in-country support both in Germany and here in SA

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Making it a success!

Being a successful au pair means immersing yourself in the world of your new family, surrounding yourself with your family’s culture, activities and way of life. For your stay to become a rewarding and successful
one, it does take some planning, preparation and consideration on both parts.

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