As you might already know, there are several relocation pathways to Europe, the most popular of which include study and work. However, do you know that it’s also possible to relocate to Europe as an au-pair?
Not many people are aware of this opportunity, and this is why we’ve put this guide together to teach you all you need to know about this relocation pathway. So, follow us through this guide to learn how to take advantage of the au-pair pathway to realise your dreams of travelling to Europe.
What is the Au-pair Placement Programme?
The Au-Pair programme is an international cultural exchange that offers young people the chance to travel, discover a new culture, and advance their language abilities in exchange for assistance with childcare-related tasks.
Who is an Au-Pair?
An Au-Pair is a male or female child care provider between the ages of 18 and 30 who stays with a local host family as part of an international cultural exchange programme.
Au-Pair gets accommodation, regular meals and pocket money for personal expenses.
What is a Host Family?
A host family is a family willing to accommodate an Au pair as part of the official programme of the host nation.
What are the Duties of an Au-Pair?
The Au-Pair’s primary duty is to look after the children of the Host Family and carry out childcare-related duties.
How Does the Au-Pair Programme Work?
As the primary goal of the Au-Pair programme is to promote cross-cultural exchange, both the host family and the Au pair must be from different countries. Host Families and Au-Pairs initially seek the ideal fit.
Before travelling abroad, individuals must take into account several organisational factors, including a visa, insurance, bank account, and packing. They both sign an Au-Pair contract that includes all the necessary information to guarantee a seamless relationship between the Au-Pair and the Host Family.
How Long Can an Au Pair Stay Last?
The duration of the stay is typically determined by the host country’s programme rules, the host family, and the Au pair.
What are the Career Benefits of Being an Au Pair?
You can benefit the following from being an Au pair:
- Learning a foreign language
- Cross-cultural communication skills
- Leadership skills and Management skills
- Adaptability and Flexibility
- Professional experience that looks good on a CV
Is the au pair programme starting to seem like a great option for you? The process of relocating via this pathway might appear overwhelming but we at Multilang offer to help you relocate with ease.
Join us on this journey to relocating to Europe as an Au-pair. For further information on how to go about the process, send an email to [email protected] or a WhatsApp message to +2349019960639.