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host an au-pair application form

Thank you for your interest in hosting an au-pair. Please complete this online application form and please read our terms and conditions. We will contact you to arrange a home visit and to answer any questions you have about hosting an au-pair.

Please fill in this section carefully so that we have all your details. *obligatory

Good to know:

Our au-pairs come to Ireland on study programmes for 6 - 12 months. Shorter 2-month summer holiday placements are also possible.

Are there any other people living in the family home?*  

Will the student(s) have an en-suite room or exclusive use of a bathroom?* 

Are there any pets in your home?* 

Does anybody in the family smoke?*  

Does anybody in the family speak a foreign language?* 

Does any family member have any special needs (medical, dietary, behavioural, etc)?* 

Has the family hosted an au-pair before?* 

Mark the activities you are interested in*.

Good to know:

Our au-pairs will look after your children for up to 35 hours in any given week which may include babysitting two weekend nights per month. They receive €100 pocket money from their host family per week. Any combination of hours is generally possible. Au-pairs must attend 6 hours of English classes per week on either two mornings (Mondays & Wednesdays 10.00-13.15 OR Tuesdays & Thursdays 10.00-13.15 OR Wednesdays and Fridays10.00-13.15 ) OR one morning- which can be Saturdays - 10.00-13.00 and two evenings 18.00-21.00 or 19.30-21.00. Please note that it may not be possible to accommodate your au-pair in your preferred timetable especially if your au-pair starts with you mid-course. Please give details of what you expect your childcare requirements to be.

Please give details of what you expect your childcare requirements to be.

If you live in a rural area, can you transport or provide transport for your au-pair to and from her English classes?*

If you live in Dundalk, do you live within a 30-minute walk of the school?* 

If you live in a rural area, is your home on a bus route?*  

Read the terms and conditions of hosting an au-pair here*


contact us


telephone: 00 353 42 9320729
mobiles: 00 353 87 2297476
00 353 87 2297473


2 jocelyn place,
dundalk, co louth, ireland

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