start date

All year round


$195-375 per week and a $300 bonus

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AIFS has been assisting people with the travels across the world since 1964 and all our staff have done one of our programmes. We are up front and honest and will tell you everything you need to know so that you know exactly what you are getting.

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

Waking the children up

Dressing, bathing and playing with them

Preparing their meals

Making their beds and doing the children's laundry

Driving them to and from school or after school activities, play dates etc.

Tidying up after them

Helping them with homework

Babysitting some evenings if the parents are out

Being their friend and having fun!

Sharing your own culture through songs, games

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

You must be eligible for a working holiday visa (417 & 462).
A minimum of 200 childcare experience which includes any form of working with children except within your own family
Aged between 18-30 years old
A drivers license is desired but not required
Be unmarried with no spouse or dependents

our offer What we can offer you

Within the programme fee you'll get the following
A 6 months placement with a carefully screened AIFS Australian Host Family confirmed before you fly to Australia
A thorough matching process so we can find you your perfect host family
Two day orientation which includes setting up your bank account, your sim card, a paedatrics first aid course, placement support and prepartation
3 night stay in a top sydney central hostel which includes breakfast!
Airport transfers
Onward travel to your host family
A community counsellor who is available to call 24/7
24/7 emergency support
Visa Support
Flight support
Transfer to our Work and Travel programme after your placement
Au pair social coordinators so you can get out there and meet new people.
Minimum of 7 months Medical and cancellation insurance
Plus so much more!


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