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Go abroad as a male or female au pair and stay with your host family in Australia. Look after children, study, travel, meet other young people from all over the world – come back bilingual!

Your role as an au pair

As a male or female au pair, you will look after the children in your host family in the way that a big brother or sister would: you will baby-sit them, drive them to school and any clubs, you will help with everyday household chores as you would at home…

Details of the Au Pair in Australia programme

  • Your families will provide your meals and accommodation and you will have your own bedroom
  • You will work between 30 and 45 hours a week
  • You will be paid an allowance every week (the amount depends on your working hours – it varies between €90 and €150 per week)
  • Free time during the week for you to take a language course or join a club and do activities
  • 2 days paid-leave per week (usually the weekends)
  • AFJ and our on-site correspondents will keep in touch with you throughout your entire placement

Becoming an au pair in Australia is a unique and enriching experience, from which you will come back more mature and with many unforgettable memories. Partir Au Pair signifie discover a new country, a new culture, make new friends from all over the world, perfect your English. It is an international adventure which will be a real plus to add to your CV!

Conditions for becoming an au pair in Australia

  • You must be responsible, enthousiastic and good with children!
  • You must be aged 18 to 30
  • You must have experience working with children (outside of your own family) – babysitting, holiday camps etc.
  • You must be available for at least 6 months
  • You must have at least a basic knowledge of the language spoken in your chosen country
  • You must have completed secondary education
  • You must have a driving license
  • You must be a non-smoker
  • You must have a clear criminal record

PLEASE NOTE: This programme is open to male au pairs.

Au Pair in Australia Programme Fees

  • Apply for free: we help you free of charge throughout the entire application process and to put together your dossier.
  • Registration fee: €150
    PLEASE NOTE: the payment is made after you have been introduced to a family.
  • Placement fee: €300
    PLEASE NOTE: the payment is not made until your placement in a host family has been confirmed.

Keep in mind for your budget: the costs of flights to and from Australia, of the Working Holiday Visa (around €280) and of getting insurance.

Why become an au pair with AFJ ?

  • Discover the country and learn English while receiving an allowance!
  • The AFJ team is available every day of the week, throughout your entire stay – before, during and after your placement.
  • We help you free of charge to put together your dossier. We will not ask for any payments from you during the application process.
  • AFJ is a founding member of the UFAAP and the IAPA and is thus committed to respecting the quality policies of these organisations
  • We help all of our applicants who would like to prepare for their interview with their prospective families – free of charge!
  • Placements can last between 6 and 12 months.
  • Receive a SIM card and assistance in opening a bank account when you arrive!

How to apply to the au pair in Australia programme

1. Sign-up on our website to receive an au pair application form. Click here to sign up!

2. Complete your dossier and be sure to include all the required documents.

3. AFJ will send your file to our carefully chosen partner agency abroad.

4. Look through the families’ dossiers and organise a Skype interview with the one which best suits your profile.

5. If the family is equally interested in working with you, sign your au pair placement contract.

6. Take out insurance and get your visa.

7. Book your flights.

8. Make the most of your Australian adventure.

9. Come back more mature and with lots of unforgettable memories!


By email :

By phone :
+33 (0)4.93.822.822

Hoping to focus on your English by taking a language course or finding a job in Australia whilst living with a host family?
Discover our Demi-Pair in Australia programme!