Applications are open.  

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to confirm the recommencement date of our services however we are closely monitoring government updates. We are accepting applications and full placement services will begin when we have confirmation. Please contact us with any questions on 1300 889 067.

STEP 1 

Start your ONLINE AIFS APPLICATION and complete your personal information. 

 

STEP 2 

At the end of the online application you will have the option to upload files including a Host Family letter. This is a letter should be addressed to your prospective Au Pair and describe the following:

  • The members of your family, your professional life, family activities and interests
  • The care needs of your children, their behaviour patterns, their routines, school and social activities
  • Why would you like to host an Au Pair
  • Your expectations of your Au Pair caring for your children
  • The experience your family has had with other cultures
  • Your home and the room that will be provided to your Au Pair
  • Specific household rules that you will expect your Au Pair to follow
  • The social and cultural opportunities in your community for a young adult from overseas
  • Your community, distance, accessibility to your nearby major city and things to do/attractions
  • If you have a child with special needs, describe their routine and the care you expect your Au Pair to provide
  • If you have a secondary home or holiday house, describe where it is in relation to your primary home, frequency of visits and whether you expect your Au Pair to accompany you
  • Note if your family maintains religious, cultural practices or dietary restrictions of which the Au Pair should know

For a sample letter please click here

This letter can be uploaded on your online application or emailed at a later stage to aupair@aifs.com.au. 

 

STEP 3 

Upload photos or a photo collage. We suggest that you include photos of the following:

  • Photos of your Family (including host parents, children, & family pets)
  • Photo of the Au Pair’s bedroom and/or bathroom
  • Photo of the living area

 

STEP 4 

Pay the Service Fee online. You will then receive a call from one of our consultants to confirm receipt, explain the next steps and give you access to THE HUB  - AIFS' Au Pair online database.

 

STEP 5

Arrange for the two Personal references, using this link: Online Reference form

  

STEP 6

Complete your National Criminal Check. Completing this check is a requirement for every person aged of 18 or over that will be living in your household during your Au Pair's placement. The current costs of the check is $42.00. Please note that your Au Pair's placement will be confirmed only when your checks are completed.

 

The Application will take around 10-20 minutes to complete including the payment of the $350.00 Service Fee. You will then receive a call from one of our consultants to confirm receipt, explain the next steps and give you access to THE HUB  - AIFS' Au Pair online database.

 

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