I confirm that I have answered all questions honestly and that all information in the application is true.
I accept that the au pair Agency show my au pair profile to the prospective families.
I agree to cover all costs for language courses, travel to and from my host country and any debts incurred (e.g., telephone bills, etc), travel with a valid medical insurance and/or European Insurance card. I shall bring emergency funds with me to pay for unforeseen expenses.
I understand that my childcare duties are of prime importance and I shall carry them out responsibly in a caring and considerate manner. I shall seek the advice of the host family before administering any form of discipline on the children. Under no circumstances shall I hit the children or leave them alone. I understand that I shall be asked to undertake light household duties and to make a fair contribution to the cleanliness of the ‘common’ areas of my host family’s home and I agree to keep my own room clean and tidy.
I shall make every effort to resolve any differences with my host family.
If I have any problems or questions which cannot be discussed and resolved with the host family, I shall contact the au pair agency for assistance in accordance with the procedures advised by the Pair agency.
If no solution can be reached and I have to leave the Host Family, I understand that a notice period must be respected (15 days) and observed in accordance with program guidelines. During this time period, I shall perform my normal duties and I shall continue to receive room, board and pocket Money.
I understand that I shall be expelled from the programme and under certain circumstances may have to return home if:
- I fail to abide by this agreement or programme guidelines.
- I falsify any information in my application (e.g., regarding smoking, childcare experience, health, etc).
- If I do not fulfil my agreed duties as an au pair, I will be asked to leave the host family and return to my home country.
- I administer corporal punishment to a child or leave them alone.
- I disobey the laws of my host country.
If there are any changes in my au pair application I will notice at once to the agency.
After confirmation of placement, I shall stay in touch with my host family and shall inform them of my travel arrangements. I agree not to travel to my host family until I have received an official confirmation of placement from the au pair agency (“Family Agreement signed”).