Becoming a host family is a stimulating, rewarding multicultural experience. It will be an enriching experience for you and your kids, a time of growth for your kids who will have the opportunity to get to know, appreciate and respect a different culture while re-discovering their own traditions.
If you want to embark on this adventure, you absolutely need to have: an open mind, a sense of hospitality, a feeling of trust, strong committment and a great deal of patience.
Hosting an au pair is not just about responsibilities. It also involves many practical advantages besides giving your children the chance to learn a new language. Au pairs take care of your children, help you with the housekeeping, can babysit and so on.. Au pairs can really be a valid help in your daily life.
Host Family's Requirements
- You have at least one child under the age of 18 for the Au Pair to take care of.
- You have a room for the Au Pair, it must be at least 8 square meters,
have a window with natural light, be heated appropriately, be used only by the Au Pair
and must be part of the same house/apartment as the family.
- You must give the Au Pair some time off in order for her/him to attend a language class .
- You have a different nationality form the Au Pair
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