Au Pair in the 

USA 

What do I need to become an Au Pair

Requirements

  • You need to be between the ages of 18 – 26 years old

  • You need to enjoy caring for and working with children

  • You must have completed  your Matric (Matric certificate required)

  • You must be fluent in English 

  • You must have a min. of 200 hours childcare experience (Non family related) 

  • You must have no criminal record

  • You must able to commit to at a full contract

  • You must have a valid South African or Namibian Passport

  • You must have a valid South African or Namibian Driver license 

What do I get out of this Programme?

Benefits

  • You earn a weekly stipend of $195.00  (Spending money)

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

  • You receive a study allowance of $500.00 to use on your study credits

  • You get 2 weeks paid vacation time to TRAVEL ANYWHERE

  • Basic travel insurance is provided for your year

  • Your flight to the USA is included, and your return will be to on completion of your contract

  • You are able to extend after your first year

  • You will have in country support both in the USA and here in SA

What is expected of me?

Responsibilities

  • Take the children to school and pick them up afterwards. Play dates, after school activities etc.

  • Prepare meals for the kids.

  • Helping the children with homework.

  • Help prepare the children for the day’s activities.

  • Assist with general child-related chores, such as doing laundry for the children, grocery shopping some times, tidying the children’s bedrooms and vacuuming parts of the house.

  • Work for a maximum of 30-40 hours a week.

  • Occasionally working weekends and evenings 

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