Becoming an Au Pair in Italy is an affordable international educational experience that will enhance your resume through practical experience. And when you return home, imagine the kind of job you can get when you list this experience.
- $789 flat fee for 2 or 3 months.
- Pay with Klarna and set up weekly or monthly payments.
- Or pay a $350 deposit, then a final amount of $439 after you approve the match.
- Take care of the children during scheduled hours.
- Help the children with their homework and assist in keeping children’s rooms and play areas clean.
- Prepare snacks and meals for the children and drop them off or pick them up from school or activities.
- Keep your private bedroom tidy.
- Don't keep late hours that will disturb your host family without their permission.
- Be between the ages of 18 and 27. (Female Au Pairs are placed quickly, while male Au Pairs can take a bit longer to be placed.)
- Have previous childcare/babysitting experience with references and a genuine love of children.
- Commit to a minimum of 2 months as an au pair in Italy.
- Provide a medical statement and a background check.
- Be interviewed by phone or Zoom to be accepted by the family.
- A driver’s license is preferred.
What You Will Earn
- You will earn a stipend of approximately €70 to €90 per week for 30-40 hours of childcare. More hours per week will usually receive a higher weekly stipend.
- For all au pairs in Italy, you will have free time, usually mornings or afternoons. 1 day a week is completely free (usually Sunday) and if you are on the 40-hour track, you also receive either 2 days off each week or 1 day and 2 half days off. There are normally 2 to 3 evenings each week that you are free for outings with friends.
- Before you arrive in Italy, you will receive a timetable with duties and working days/hours, so you know exactly the working time. The family must respect your time off. Should the family require you to work outside the usual working hours this must be agreed by both sides and any extra hours worked must be paid.
- Personalized placement with a carefully screened host family. In other words, a place to call home in Italy.
- A private room and full board. In addition to your monthly stipend, you're getting your room and board free.
- Local support in Italy, 24/7.
- Pre-departure materials.
- A monthly local organized meeting for au pairs.
- At least two full days off per week. Or one full day and two half-days off each week.
- Airfare to and from Italy.
- Meals when you're away from the host family and traveling independently.
- Spending money for personal expenses.
- International insurance.