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Au Pair in Germany - Placements all yearlong

Locations

Germany: Bavaria, Berlin, Bonn and 13 other cities

Term

Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Throughout the year

Dates

all year-round

Qualifications

Aside from your enthusiasm for children, you should...

- Be between 18 and 24 years old due to au pair visa requirements (18 - 30 years old if you can come to Germany on the Working Holiday Visa or are a E.U. passport holder)
- Have experience looking after children preferably not related to you, for example through babysitting, internships in pre-schools, kindergartens or in a pediatric center; as a camp counselor from after-school tutoring (minimum of 2 different references)
- Valid driver's license preferred
- Have proof of secondary education
- Be in good health
- Be able to commit to a minimum of six months and a maximum of 12 months
- Be open-minded, flexible and responsible
- German language: basic knowledge is required if you come to Germany on the Au Pair Visa
- Be interested in learning about German culture and language

Minimum Education

High School

Job/Intern Types

  • Au Pair

Languages

  • English
  • German

Cost in US$:

75.00 Euros non-refundable application fee after placement with family

Program Fees Include:

Due to the fact that German host families are interested in native English speakers, we are able to offer the program almost for free to au pairs. We only charge a non-refundable application fee of 75 Euros when you submit your application. In exchange for taking care of the children in your host family for a maximum of 30 hours, au pairs receive:

- Monthly stipend of 350 Euros
- Free flights to / from Germany for a 12 months commitment
- Free comprehensive insurance package for the entire length of the program
- Private bedroom and full board
- 2 days paid vacation per month (total of 4 weeks for a 12-month stay)
- Minimum of 1,5 free days per week
- Established working hours: maximum of 6 hours per day and 30 hours per week
- Free access to transportation (either pass for local public transportation or a car)

Salary/Pay

350 Euros per month

Experience Required

yes

    childcare experiences (babysitting, youth camp counselor, daycare, tutoring, etc.).

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African and Kiwi Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Transcript
  • Other
  • Online Application
  • Essay
  • Disciplinary Clearance Form

Typically The Application Process Time is

3-6 months