Is Au Pair Program Abroad Right for You?
Not sure if becoming an au pair abroad is right for you? Test yourself using our quize below. Then decide if you're ready to work as an au pair abroad.
Questions to get to know how to be an au pair
Sorry! Maybe you're not eligible for being an au pair abroad. Please, call us to require information
about our other English learning programs abroad.
Great! Please move to the next question.
2. Do you have significant experience caring for children outside of your family home?
Take some time to gain additional skills before moving forward. Not to worry. Our au pair preparation
program contains 200 hours childcare experience.
This experience will be valuable. Please move to the next question.
3. Are you ready to adjust your lifestyle to meet the schedule and expectations of your host family, and a potentially different way of life abroad?
Take some time to consider your mind-set before moving forward. Your responsibilities could often begin early in the day and include work in the evening as well.
Excellent. A mature mentality is essential for working as an au pair. Adjusting to your host family's lifestyle is required, and can also
be part of the cultural learning experience. Please move to the next question.
4. Have you taken any formal classes or training in child care?
If you don't have formal training, you may still participate in this program, as it's not a requirement. We provide you with a special au
pair and babysitter training, to be ready for the program. Our service to you
Terrific. Experience and training with children is an asset for this program. Be sure to mention this on your application! Please move to the next question.
5. Have you ever lived with a host family, boarding school or friends of yours before?
If this is a new experience entirely for you, know that it takes commitment and regular communication with your family to get the most from this experience.
Great. Your ability to adapt to a family environment will be an asset. Please move to the next question.
6. Do you speak at least a basic level of the language where your program will take place?
For most of our au pair programs you are required to have at least a basic knowledge of the local language. Communication is
essential and crucial living with a host family, getting to know other culture.
That's perfect! Second language skills will help you immensely during your time abroad. Please move to the next question.
7. Have you ever lived abroad for an extended period?
Most of our participants have not lived abroad. However, you must be sure, you will be able to commit to the full program period and the responsibilities involved.
Fantastic! Please contact us, to kick off your application process to be an au pair abroad. Contact Us
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