Au Pair Netherlands

You will experience true European culture and lifestyle as an Au Pair in Netherlands. You will make lots of new friends from different countries. You can visit lots of art museums and see paintings by the famous Netherlands artists like Van Gogh,Rembrandt, Mondriaan etc. There are lots of monuments to see but the castles are the best. Visit the Majestic Loo Palace or step inside the gates of the Muiderslot. Remember Holland has lots of windmills,tulips and cheese!

The Duties of an Au Pair in Holland:

The Au Pair position consists of childcare related duties, such as playing with the children, making their meals and cleaning the kitchen, cleaning up their rooms, doing their laundry, walking with them to school or activities, etc. Beside this, an Au Pair may be asked for small housekeeping duties such as helping out with the washing, shopping, or light cleaning in the house. The working hours for an Au Pair are at least up to 30 hours per week.

Au Pair Program:

In exchange for 30 hours of work per week, you will receive:
  • Furnished bedroom in host families home
  • €300 – €340 (Euro) in pocket money per month
  • 2 weeks’ paid vacation if you stay for the full year
  • 2 days in week off per month
  • Explore and enjoy Holland card
  • an IYTC card, which gives you discounts all over Europe
  • a CJP card (for cultural events in the Netherlands)
  • Paid language course
  • Welcome package with au pair list, manual and invitations
  • Monthly au pair activities
  • Full health, accident and travel insurance
  • Full support through year
  • A unique opportunity to live abroad affordably, make new friends and experience new adventures!
  • Language cd
  • You get workable tips to make your life as an Au Pair as nice as possible

Requirements:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 29 yrs.
  • Should have some child care or baby-sitting experience.
  • Have a genuine love of children, patience, flexibility and independence.
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans (preferably)
  • Be of good character and in good health.
  • Have at least Grade 10/11/12
  • Be able to cycle (ride a bicycle)
If you’ve been an Au Pair abroad or have more than 1500hours of childcare, you qualify to be a premium Au Pair.
We decide if you qualify to be a Premium Au Pair.

Process:

  • Contact one of our agents to help you with your profile
  • Then we hand your profile out to families
  • If a family likes your profile they will contact you by phone, e- mail or Skype
  • Before the phone call takes place, you will also receive the profile of the family, so you will get an overview and be able to prepare yourself for the conversation.
  • After one or more calls, the family will decide to invite you to be their Au Pair.
  • Then you will receive a placement confirmation to make it official.
  • We will start your visa application immediately!

Au Pair events:

  • Saturday, June 7th Monthly Meeting
  • Sunday,   June 15/22nd Sailing Trip IJsselmeer Day Tour!
  • Saturday, September 6/13 Monthly Meeting
  • Sunday, September 14/21st Amsterdam Day Tour!
  • Saturday,  October 4th Monthly Meeting
  • Saturday, November 3rd Monthly Meeting
  • Sunday, November 16th/23rd SINTERKLAAS Day Tour!
  • Saturday, December 13th Christmas meeting

Responsibilities/Duties

The Au Pair position consists of childcare related duties, such as playing with the children, making their meals and cleaning the kitchen, cleaning up their rooms, doing their laundry, walking with them to school or activities, etc. Beside this, an Au Pair may be asked for small housekeeping duties such as helping out with the washing, shopping, or light cleaning in the house. The working hours for an Au Pair are at least up to 30 hours per week.

Tourist info

You can visit lots of art museums and see paintings by the famous Netherlands artists like Van Gogh,Rembrandt, Mondriaan etc. There are lots of monuments to see but the castles are the best. Visit the Majestic Loo Palace or step inside the gates of the Muiderslot. Remember Holland has lots of windmills,tulips and cheese!

Orientation

One day training in the Netherlands.

Our goal is to create a nice year for an Au Pair. We have all the experience and knowledge to give the information, make a good match and support if problems occur.
Our offices in the Netherlands have an emergency number where they can be reached 24/7.
Also they are trusted partners of the IND (Dutch Immigration Services) and a proud member of BONAPA and IAPA
According to a new rule in the Dutch law the candidate pays for the flight.
The flight gets paid as follows:
+- R500 (€ 34)
1.   R 350
2.   R 3000
3.+-R 3500 (depending on flight)
If you take an international AuPair course with it, it is R1100 for the course.
The course includes a basic first aid and prepares you well for the year abroad.