Applications are open.

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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