Who can apply
WHO CAN APPLY
Expand your childcare and travel experience with AIFS Au Pair in Australia.
To be a great Au Pair you must be motivated, open-minded and of course love spending time with children! The term ‘au pair’ means ‘on par’ or equal, which is exactly what you will be – an equal member of your host family. AIFS Au pairs come to Australia on a Working Holiday(417) or Work & Holiday visa (462) so you can work with your host family for 6 months and then continue working or traveling after. For some countries, you are able to extend your visa to up to 2 years by completing 88 days regional work. If you want more information about how to do this speak with one of the AIFS Au Pair in Australia team!
If you meet our programme requirements bellow, then start your online application today! We help 1000’s of young people each year from all around the world have an amazing unforgettable Australian adventure - You can be next!
Be eligible for a Working Holiday Visa (417& 462) - Country list below
Minimum 200 hours of non-family childcare experience
Aged between 18-30 years old
Have a clean criminal record
Want to spend at least 6 months living with an awesome Australian host family
A driving licence is desired but not always required
Speak English to a good standard
Unmarried with no spouse or dependants
I decided to apply for Au Pair in Australia because I loved the idea of travelling and working with children at the same time. Australia has always been a country of choice, I am really interested in the Australian culture, meeting my host family and becoming apart of it as well as seeing how they live their day-to-day lives.Hannah W
Australian Working Holiday Visa
We’ll help get you fully prepared for your adventure of a lifetime!
In order to work in Australia, you’ll need to get a visa which will let you work and travel. Depending on your resident country, you will need to apply for either a 417 Working Holiday Visa or a 462 Work & Travel Visa. Not all countries are eligible for a visa unfortunately so please check the list below before applying:
- United Kingdom
- Republic of Cyprus
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (including British National Overseas passport holders)
- Republic of Ireland
- Republic of Korea
Australian Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462)
Passport holders in the following countries are eligible for the Australian Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 462):
- China, People's Republic of
- San Marino
- Slovak Republic
Currently both 417 & 462 visa's cost approximately $440 which is subject to change at anytime.
If your not eligible for a working holiday but still want to go to Australia, Why not check out our AIFS travel packages so you can go check out all the amazing Australian iconic scenery and animals.
If you meet our programme requirements, love working with children and want to work in a different country like Australia the get involved in AIFS Au Pair TODAY!
Read about our 4 step application process here so you know exactly what you need to do and whenLearn more
Become an Au Pair
Living with an Australia host family & caring for their children is the perfect way to experience Australian culture. Make a decision you’ll never regret and start an adventure of a lifetime!Learn more
Australia is big and diverse with deserts, white sandy beaches, rain forests mountains and much more! As an Au Pair you’ll get plenty of time to travel during and after your placement.Learn more