Terms and Conditions- AU PAIR




1- The candidate has confirmed that she/he has read all written materials provided by BabsAupairAgency and that she/he has fulfilled all criteria. The candidate has understood that the Au pair programme is a cultural exchange programme and not contract for work. The candidate was aware that been an Au pair/Mothers help requires a high degree of both responsibility and flexibility and that she/he must take her duties seriously.

2- The candidate confirms that she/he has answered all questions honestly. And that all information in the application is true.

3- After confirmation of placement, the candidate shall stay in touch with the host family and shall inform her Agency about her travel arrangements. The candidate is agree not to travel to the host family until she/he has received an official confirmation of placement from BabsAupairAgency. Passing on of an introduction (candidate) to another employer or an arrangement with the host family resulting an agreement (penalty).  The candidate is agree to not do any arrangement with the host family without toward the Agency. The candidate is agree a liable payment of penalty to the Agency an amount of €1000,-. 

4- The candidate shall familiarize him or herself with all (if any) visa requirements. She/he shall obtain necessary documents (e.g. a valid passport) prior to departure and shall not enter the host family country without a proper visa (if required).

5- The candidate is familiar  with and agree to abide by all programme guideline and condition, in particular those regarding the number of working hours, au pair duties, pocket money, free time, holidays language courses, transportation cost insurance and the termination of an Au pair Agreement.

6- Upon her/his arrival in the host family country, the candidate shall discuss in detail with the host family the daily or weekly routine and their expectation of the Au pair programme.

7- The candidate shall carry out the childcare and light housekeeping duties with diligence. In addition to her/his Au pair duties, agree to keep her/his room clean and neat and to make a fair contribution to the cleanliness of the common areas of the host family home.

8- The candidate agrees to able by all rules set by her/his host family (i.e. use of the phone, internet access, and facilities within the home, daytime and overnight visitor, curfew, smoking, etc...). During her/his stay, she/he shall behave in a manner, which does not reflect badly to the host family, both Au pair Agency (BabsAupairAgency and the foreign Agency of her/his country).

9- The candidate shall seek the advice of the host family before administering any form of discipline on the children. Under no circumstance shall the candidate hit the children or leave them alone.

10- The candidate shall discuss with the host family any arrangement for holiday well in advance.

11- The candidate shall make a concerted effort to experiences and display tolerance toward others.

12- The candidate realize that the success of  her/his stay depends largely on her/his own initiative. The candidate shall try to integrate her/his self into the host family life and should any problem arise, communicate openly with the family and actively seek a solution.

13- If the candidate has any problems or question, which cannot be discussed or resolved with the host family, she/he shall contact the Au pair Agency in the host family country for assistance.

14- a) The candidate shall make every effort to resolve any difference with the host family. If no solution can be reached and she/he shall decide to leave the host family, the candidate agrees to give 20 work days’ advance notice. During this period, the candidate shall perform her/his normal duties and receive room, board and pocket money. If she/he request to be placed with a new family, she/he realize this involve moving to a different city.
14- b) Under no circumstance the candidate should leave the host family or not coming back from her/his holiday without advance notice.
14- c) Leaving the host family without advance notice resume a penalty of €1000 (directly payable) to the Agency. 

15- The candidate understands that she/he shall be expected from the programme and must return home if she/he falls to abide by this agreement or programme guideline. If the candidate falsify any information in the application (e.g. regarding smoking, childcare experience, health ect.)
16- The candidate agrees to leave the host country before her/his visa or residence permit expires (if applicable).  About candidates from EU countries, under no circumstance she/he will prolonger the work contract without informed the Agency. This will resume a penalty of €1500 to be pay directly to Agency.

 17- The candidate shall not undertake any other paid employment and will perform only those tasks related to the Au pair programme.

18- Should the candidate decide to cancel the application, she/he shall inform the Au pair Agency at once.

19- The candidate shall notify BabsAupairAgency immediately if there an any changes to the information included in her/his application.

20- The candidate shall not hold BabsAupairAgency responsible for any losses, injury or damage that may occur during her/his placement.  

21- Becoming a member, the candidate agree that some of her/his details can be displayed on (to search suitable family) and access to the visitor.  

22-All documents and information’s submitted will be treated as confidential and remain in the property of the Agency.
This candidate’s general agreement has been revision from Mart 2011.