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    Hosting Au Pairs in Australia - Introduction for New Host Families

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    Event Description:

    Welcome to our information event on "Hosting Au Pairs (in Australia) - Introduction for New Host Families," hosted by Irene Becker, a seasoned marketing professional, owner of 99aupairs and educator with a double degree in Education, Psychology, and Business. As a mother of three children aged 10, 7, and 9 months Irene understands the challenges of balancing career aspirations with family life. 

    What to Expect:

    Join Irene for an engaging session where she'll share valuable insights and practical advice to help working parents with one or multiple children aged 1-12 who struggle with current childcare arrangements navigate the journey of hosting an au pair in Australia.

    Date: Wednesday, May 15

    Time: 8 pm AEST

    Duration: 45 mins + Q&A

    Topics to be Discussed:

    1. What is an Au Pair?
      • Understanding the role and responsibilities of an au pair.
      • Exploring the cultural exchange aspect of hosting an au pair.
    2. Who Can Be an Au Pair?
      • Eligibility criteria for au pairs in Australia.
      • Discussing the qualities to look for in potential au pair candidates.
    3. Is It Right for You and Your Family?
      • Assessing your family's needs and lifestyle to determine if hosting an au pair is a suitable option.
      • Addressing common concerns and misconceptions about hosting au pairs.
    4. How Much Should You Pay Them?
      • Explaining the financial aspects of hosting an au pair, including wages, allowances, and additional expenses.
      • Providing guidance on setting a fair and competitive compensation package.
    5. How to Recruit for Them?
      • Tips and strategies for finding and selecting the right au pair for your family.
      • Overview of the recruitment process and best practices for interviewing and screening candidates.
    6. Introducing Them into Your Family for Success
      • Creating a welcoming environment for your au pair.
      • Establishing clear communication and expectations from the outset.
      • Building a positive and mutually beneficial relationship with your au pair.


    By the end of this event, you'll have a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to successfully host an au pair in Australia. Irene's expertise and personal experience as a working parent, coupled with her dedication to providing innovative childcare solutions, ensure that you'll leave feeling empowered and ready to embark on this exciting journey of hosting an au pair. Let's thrive together, personally and professionally!

    More about the host: 

    Founder of 99aupairs, Irene provides flexible childcare solutions, empowering working parents to thrive both personally and professionally. Her dedication extends to supporting families in the NDIS space and advocating for children with diverse needs. Irene's commitment to innovation and quality makes her a beacon of inspiration in both childcare and disability support sectors, offering unwavering support for families.

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