Au Pairs in Australia
Au Pairs Articles & Tips
Most parents looking for someone to care for their children have heard of nannies, fewer have heard of au pairs.
Apart from sharing the responsibility of providing in-home care for children, nannies and au pairs are quite different
Eligibility criteria with regards to nannies and au pairs, can be confusing, this article clears up the questions and explains why nannies and au pairs still make sense for many families.
While it is possible to find child care independently, using an agency can make the process easier and less time consuming by taking away a lot of the leg work involved in advertising for and interviewing potential candidates.
Host families have much to gain by inviting an au pair into their home. It can be cost-effective and culturally-enriching, with children benefitting from a care-giver who is more of an older sibling than a babysitter