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About Au Pair SA

What is Au Pair SA?

Au Pair SA is a South African online au pair agency that has serviced over 25 000 families and 100 000 au pairs around the country since its inception in 2007.
The website matches up families in South Africa with South African au pairs looking to work locally, without the hassle of dealing with a standard au pair agency and at a fraction of the cost of a regular au pair placement service.
We cater for part-time and full-time positions, morning and afternoon positions, live-in and live-out placements, special needs placements, and placements of all types of au pairs from students to professional care-givers to retired moms looking to use their experience to help a new family.

How does it work?

Au pairs who are looking for an au pair job register for free on the website to view a list of our currently available vacancies. Families who are looking for an au pair can also register for a free "Limited" membership to view a list of currently available au pairs.
Timetables, location, special requirements/skills etc. are all part of a detailed set of criteria used by the website when matching au pairs and families.
Please see below for a comparison of different types of memberships available to au pairs and families on Au Pair SA.

  Au Pair Membership Family Membership - Limited Family Membership - Premium 30 Family Membership - Premium 90
Membership Period Unlimited Unlimited 30 Days 90 Days
Registration Fee Free Free R 649 once-off payment R 1449 once-off payment
Placement Fee None None None None
Receive list of matches via e-mail Yes Yes Yes Yes
View list of matches at any time on the website Yes Yes Yes Yes
Receive e-mail notifications for new matches Yes Yes Yes Yes
Able to contact matches via the website to check suitability Yes Yes Yes Yes
Able to view contact details for matches Yes, for premium family members No Yes, for the duration of the 30 day membership period Yes, for the duration of the 90 day membership period
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Why should I join Au Pair SA?

Au Pair SA prides itself on the time and cost advantages that it offers both families and au pairs compared to an ordinary au pair agency:

  Au Pair SA Ordinary au pair agency
Registration Fee Free for au pair and families R 0 to R 300 for families and au pairs
Placement/Membership Fee Free for Au Pairs; Free / R 649 / R 1449 for Families (see above for comparison of different family memberships) R 2 000 to R 4 000 for families
Size of Database 25 000+ registered families, 100 000+ registered au pairs 10-30 families, 50-200 au pairs
Time taken to receive a list of matches Instant 1 day to 2 weeks+
Able to contact au pairs and families directly to arrange interviews Yes No, contact only through agency

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