Training program

Our service also includes a training program.

This program has been developed with the intention of supporting Aupair

participants to ensure a smooth start to life together. Coaching is divided into two parts: for the Aupair and for the host families.

Of course, the documents for the training program are provided to our clients free of charge.

Examples of host family coaching topics:

Explanation of the purpose of the Aupair.

Family integration.

Tips during the acclimatization phase.

Possible problems and solutions.

Comprehensive information is contained in the following topics (Aupair coaching):

Child safety both indoors and outdoors.

Healthy eating and food hygiene.

Child development and age-appropriate activities.

Tips for building relationships with your host family.

Safe when caring for babies and young children.

How to deal with difficult behaviors and encourage positive behavior.

About Austria and the culture of the country.

Popular questions

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Why do you need an au pair?

An au pair has many advantages: Cost efficiency, linguistic advantages, Trust and a clear conscience, flexible and personally adapted childcare, cultural enrichment, a conciliatory balance between work and private life, a new alternative in terms of your childcare.

What does Au pair year bring for the future?

As an au pair you get the unique chance to develop personally (everything from personal responsibility to decision-making is included), Immerse yourself in a new culture (during the stay with the host family, an au pair gets to know everything up close - from how to celebrate Christmas and Easter to what is traditionally cooked for lunch), to make many new acquaintances from all over the world, Improve foreign language skills (from the daily use of the foreign language in the host family to an official language course - you will notice how the level of your language skills improves from month to month) and of course travel (from excursions in the area to vacation with the family - adventure is waiting for you).

What are the daily tasks of an au pair?

The daily tasks of an au pair are very different. They depend entirely on the nature and lifestyle of the family that the au pair has taken in. The main task of an au pair is to support the host family in looking after the children. The everyday life of an au pair generally includes: to supervise the younger children and to accompany them on their way to kindergarten or school or to certain events, to go for a walk or to play with them; to do light housework, that is, to help keep the apartment clean and tidy and to wash and iron the laundry; prepare breakfast and simple meals; to look after the house or apartment and to look after the pets. The tasks of an au pair do not include the care of the sick and the elderly (looking after family members in need of care).

How many hours does an au pair work?

Aupair has at least one day off per week and a total of 5 weeks of paid vacation per year. The working time is approx. 20 hours per week. The au pair's flexibility is often very much appreciated by the families.

How long does a mediation take?

The duration of the placement of the au pair depends on which country they come from. If the au pair is required to have a visa, the whole process can take about 2-3 months before she is allowed to enter the family. If entry without a visa is to be possible (certain nationalities do not need a visa), the au pair can get to know the host family personally in 3-4 weeks.

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