Au Pair Canada


Au pair in Canada – There’s nothing better than exploring big old Canada. Canada is a country in North America consisting of 10 provinces and 3 territories. Some of the many things Canada is known for is its hockey games, cold weather, pristine nature, maple syrup and of course the Canadian goose. It is also known for its beautiful scenery and the Pacific Ocean which stretches to the Atlantic. This country offers many opportunities for both travellers and au pairs!.

Language Diversity

Are you a mountain girl or a prairie girl? Canada has it all!
Canada is a bilingual country with mainly English speaking individuals and some French speaking communities. The population as a whole belongs to a multitude of ethnic backgrounds.
Some of the most popular destinations include; the Calgary Stampede – with over 700,000 guests, Canada’s oldest National Park – Banff – the beautiful sparkling waters of Lake Louise, the breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains and the museums surrounded around Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
No matter what your ability is there is something for everyone in Canada. Canadians cherish their summers. There about 3 to 4 months to participate in many of the summer activities in Canada and residents spend much of their time outdoors because the summer is rather short. Many of popular summer activities include; horseback riding, fishing, and hiking. Many sports loved by Canadians in the winter include; skiing, snowshoeing, and snowboarding.
Whichever mode of transportation you choose bus, rail, car, streetcar – Canada has the absolute best passes, routes and tours mapped out so you can make the most of your trip in Canada and get where you need to go effectively. Every mode of transportation you may choose has it’s perks- travel passes tend to be a cheaper option as opposed to individual tickets.
Want to discover more of Canada at an affordable cost? – Get in touch with Au Pair World!

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As an Au pair in Canada, you’ll receive:

  • Placement with a carefully screened host family
  • A private room and full board
  • A stipend of at least 800 CAD per month
  • Up to 2 weeks of vacation, depending on your program’s length
  • At least one and a half consecutive days off per week (and at least one Sunday per month will be free)
  • Transportation card or the possibility to use the family car
  • ISE card – International Student & Youth Exchange Identification Card
  • Pre-departure packet, including program guide, Au pair notebook, tips and more
  • Arrival packet with logistical information and contact info for other Au pairs in your area
  • Sometimes the host family can offer you some perks such as contributing to the language course fees, paying for a bus or rail pass, etc
  • Free time
    To give you time to study and visit Canada, your host family has to allow you :
    – one or two days off a week, if possible at the weekend, with at least one Sunday a month for worship,
    – enough free time for your French lessons if you wish to take and leisure pursuits,
    – one week paid holiday after 6 continuous months with the family.


    The Au pair program in Canada usually costs $600 AUD, but we have a promotion during this month: If you register and send your application this month your placement fee is only :

    $500 !

    Other costs to consider:

    • Airfare
    • Visa required for programs longer than three months
    • Language classes required for programs longer than three months – classes usually cost around 400 Euros per trimester (every 10 weeks)*
    • Personal spending money
    • Travel Insurance

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The Au pair program in Canada usually costs $600 AUD, but we have a promotion during this month: If you register and send your application this month your placement fee is only :

$500 !

Apply Now 

Program Length

  • Long-Term Au Pair: Six to 12 months
  • Summer Au Pair: Two to three months

Program Dates

We can match au pairs with host families throughout the year .

Application Deadlines

We are currently accepting applications for au pair programs beginning next year.

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To be an Au pair in Canada, you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen between the ages of 18 and 26 and non smoker
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have previous child care or babysitting experience and a genuine love of children
  • Be able to commit to a placement for at least six months
  • Meet the visa requirements for Canada
  • Complete a successful interview with an Au pair World  staff member
  • Possess the physical and mental capacity and dedication to carry out the responsibilities of the program without interruption
  • Provide a clear criminal background check

Au pair World reserves the right to refuse acceptance to an applicant who we believe to be unsuitable for our programs for any reason.

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