Au Pair in New Zealand is now closed for 2016.
An Au Pair is essentially a live in nanny or babysitter to a foreign family. Au Pair's are welcomed into and become part of their host family. They spend the majority of time will be spent caring for children, but Au Pairs often help around the house and participate in family activities as well.
A typical New Zealand family has 2 to 3 children. Most New Zealand families live in urban areas with over half of New Zealand’s total population living in the cities of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
As an Au Pair in New Zealand, you will work an average of 30-45 hours per week, with wages of up to $330 NZD (approximately $250 USD) per week, plus a completion bonus of up to $1,040 NZD (approximately $780 USD). You will also be entitled to four weeks paid holiday, sick leave and public holidays.
Living with your matched family, you will be provided all meals. accommodation, and with most families, your own car.
As an Au Pair in New Zealand, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children – helping them to learn and grow. You will be required to take care of the children and help with light housework relating to the children.
You will also be responsible for: