Host Family in Europe

As a host family in Europe you can select between four different programs. Welcome an Au Pair to your family and spend three, six, nine or twelve unforgettable months together. 

The main responsibilities of an Au Pair are: 

  • Playing with the kids
  • Supporting the kids with their homework
  • Preparation of light meals
  • Help the kids shower and get them dressed
  • Keep kids rooms and playing areas clean
  • Do the kids laundry
  • Organize and participate in playdates
  • Drive kids to activities
  • Light housekeeping referring to the kids and the common living together

The Framework:

  • The Au Pair works max 30 hours per week
  • The Au Pair needs to have 1 day off per week
  • Also 4 evenings a week have to be off
  • One weekend per month needs to be completely off for the Au Pair
  • The Au Pair has 10 days paid vacation during a 12 month stay, or 1 day per month during a shorter stay
  • The Au Pair receives a weekly payment of 100 €
  • Option 1: The Au Pair lives together with you in a provided room
  • Option 2: The Au Pair moves into a shared flat with other Au Pairs (additional costs of around 350 € per month)

The following requirements need to be fulfilled by the host family:

  • Ability to speak and understand English
  • Enough space to host an Au Pair or the allocation of a room in a shared flat (bookable via United by Choice)
  • You need to have at least one child under 15 years
  • If the Au Pair needs to drive the kids, a car or a monthly ticket for public transport needs to be provided
  • No previous criminal records