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Do you like children, hope to improve your English and want an extraordinary experience?
 a male or female au pair in New Zealand.

The au pair in New Zealand experience

  • Live completely immersed in your host family’s way of life: learn a language, discover a new culture, another lifestyle
  • Speak English every day
  • Look after the children in your new family and build an incredible bond with them
  • Meet great people and make friends with people from all over the world

Details of the au pair in New Zealand programme

  • You will be thought of as a big brother or sister to the children: look after them, wake them up, get them ready for school, drop them off, pick them up, prepare their after-school snack and their meals, play with them, bathe them…
  • Take part in your new family’s day to day life and settle in to a new way of life
  • Your host family will provide accommodation and meals and will give you your own bedroom
  • You will work for between 30 and 45 hours a week
  • You will be paid a weekly allowance (the amount depends on your working hours- it varies from €80 to €165 per week)
  • Free time in the week to take a language course or do any activities should you so wish
  • 2 paid days off per week (usually weekends)
  • 3 orientation days when you arrive – included in the programme
  • Possibility of being an au pair on a farm if you like amimals and nature!
  • AFJ our on-site correspondents will keep in touch with you throughout your entire placement

Conditions for becoming an au pair in New Zealand

  • You must be responsible, enthusiastic and good with children
  • You must be between 18 and 30 years old
  • 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 English
  • You must have completed your A-levels or equivalent
  • 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 pair applicants. 

Au pair in New Zealand programme fees

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

Bear in mind for your budget: the cost of flights to and from New Zealand (about €1300), cost of a Working Holiday Visa (environ €105 depending on the exchange) and health/hospitalisation/rapatriation insurance (around €40 per month)

Why be an au pair with AFJ ?

  • Discover a new country and learn English whilst recceiving 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 for free to put together your dossier. We will not ask for any payments during the application stage.
  • 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 wish to prepare for the interview with their prospective host family – free of charge
  • Placements can last between 6 and 12 months.
  • Benefit from 3 orientation days which are included in the programme fee- training, help to open a bank account and to get a SIM card, as well as visits and trips to discover the country.

How to become an au pair in New Zealand

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

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

3. AFJ sends your file to our carefully selected agency abroad.

4. Look through the families’s profiles and get in touch with the family most suited to your profile to organise a Skype interview.

5. If your chosen 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 adventure abroad.

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


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By phone:
+33 (0)4.93.822.822