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How Au Pair SA Works for Au Pairs

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a list of questions that are frequently asked by au pairs using our website.

Families, please view our Frequently Asked Questions for Families
1) General questions

How does Au Pair SA differ from a standard au pair agency?

Au Pair SA is a free website for au pairs, giving you instant access to details for currently available au pair jobs that you are a match for. Au Pair SA is South Africa's most popular au pair service, with over 50,000 family profiles created to date.

How much can I expect to earn as an au pair?

Your salary is determined by agreement between you and the family. Your salary will depend on your experience and qualifications, how many hours per week you are required, how flexible you are required to be with your times, whether you are required to do any driving, etc.

For more details, please see our Salary Guidelines

How do I view a list of matching au pair jobs on Au Pair SA?

The first step is to Create a FREE Profile with Au Pair SA. After creating a profile, you will be able to view a list of matching au pair jobs by selecting the "View Matching Vacancies" option on your profile page.

2) Creating a free profile with Au Pair SA

Do I have to pay anything to use Au Pair SA?

No, the use of this website is 100% free for au pairs.

Will I be able to update my details at any stage after registering?

Yes, you can update your details at any time when signed-in to your profile.

What benefits do I get for registering with Au Pair SA?

You are able to search for matching au pair jobs on our website, and contact any families that you are interested in interviewing with. Also, your profile will be advertised to all families on our website who match your requirements.

3) Security issues

Are my e-mail address and contact details secure on the website?

Au Pair SA's Terms of Service emphasises privacy and security, and your contact details will NEVER be shared with any third party other than registered families whose vacancy you are a match for. The only e-mails that you will receive from us will be notifications whenever a new matching family registers with our website, and notifications whenever a matching family requests an interview with you via the website.

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