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AuPair Letter to host family

AuPair Letter to host family The letter is one of the most important documents in your aupair application. This is where you get to know your future host family, so it is important that you consider certain topics. The letter is the document of your aupair application, together with the photographic collage, which the families most appreciate. View post

5 Reasons to use an IAPA registered au pair agency

5 Reasons to use an IAPA registered Au Pair Agency 1: Screening. Au Pair agencies spend time screening host families and au pairs. Families need to know that au pairs are not domestic servers or housekeepers. Au Pairs must to know that they are going to a real family who understands the programme. 2: Support. A recognized IAPA au pair agency will give support during all au pair placement even if you need a replacement ...

Au Pair matching process

Au Pair matching process How we work when we receive au pair profiles to come to Spain as an au pair? First of all we check all au pair profile carefully to see au pair preferences regarding, start date and length of stay, children ages and number of kids, place and regions and many other things: hobbies, languages that au pair can speak, diet, etc. We check available families for the same dates, with ...

School holidays in Spain

School holidays in Spain In 10 days the Spanish kids will start their school summer period. Until the 15-20th of September they will be in summer holidays, the wished time wanted for all of them. In Spain we have 3 months of Shool Summer holidays. What other periods of school holidays we have then during the year, September until June?View post

One Day trips for Au Pairs in Madrid: Segovia, Toledo and Avila

One day trips for Au Pairs in Madrid: Segovia, Toledo and Avila Living in Spain, Au Pairs use to have weekends free and in Spain we have bank holidays in many seasons. During these periods of a few days’ holidays au pairs can organize trips to know near towns and cities, it’s the best way to know the country and Spanish people. I give you in this post some personal recommendations, ...