Working Holiday Visa
Meet the Australian culture while improving your English by Working Holiday Visa, which allows you to work for 6 months.
To lead a simple conversation in English, for it is due to present a knowledge test.
Experience in child care.
Be between 18 and 29 years.
Have a course in First Aid.
Present a medical certificate of good health.
No criminal record presenting a certificate to verify it.
Been available for 6 months.
Being a non-smoker.
Have a driver license if possible, as most of the families need the Au pair to take the children to School or activities.
Be able to provide references from previous jobs in childcare, either babysitting, summer camps or day care.
Be responsible and able to adapt to new times, living and eating habits.
An Au pair works a minimum of 25 and a maximum of 45 hours a week; mainly weekdays and some weekend’s hours plus 1 or 2 nights of babysitting a week, depending on the needs and requirements of the family.
Room and board (3 meals a day), 7 days a week, plus pocket money.
Working hours: 30-45 hours depending on the family, mainly from Monday to Friday, and at least 2 full free days a week.
Pocket money from $180 a week for 30 hours of work a week, plus $6-8 Australian dollars extra time as needed (depending on experience).
The tasks include light housework, some cooking and child care. In short, and extra hand for the family.
Driving license, it’s not mandatory, but if a plus as most families requested it.
Location: We have families across the country in towns & cities (Perth, Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Mebourne…).
Date application: we select Au pairs through all the year.
The cost of the travel and visa are paid by the Au pair.
To go to Australia, you must apply for the Working Holiday Visa. Immigration takes about 14 days to grant it. For the visa you need to have a level of English that allows passing an exam, but it is asked to present either IELTS, TOFL…
Online Registration Fee 30€ (not refundable fee).
Once we found the Host family, the price to pay is 470€.
Write a letter to your future Host Family. Tell them as much as you can about yourself. This will help us to find you a family where you will feel at home. Here are some topics you should cover:
An Au pair can be as much a coach as a carer, especially with older children, so your hobbies, skills and talents are very important. As a guide, write between 300 and 500 words.