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Summer job in Spain- Become an Au Pair

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Summer job in Spain - Become an Au Pair
Summer is just around the corner! You have to work this summer, but you also want to get to know a new country and spend time in the sun? We have just the perfect summer job for you: become an Au Pair in Spain! You have the opportunity to not only earn money, but also get to know the country’s culture and language first hand. If you enjoy spending time with kids, you just found an amazing way of spending your summer abroad. This blog post provides you with all the requirements you need to fulfill to start your summer adventure. We also share the best locations in Spain for Au Pairs. 


The main task of an Au Pair is childcare, therefore you need to provide experience in this kind of field. The general requirements vary on where you are from. If you are a EU citizen you need to be between 18 and 30 years old, have basic knowledge of Spanish and a clear criminal record. In case you are from outside the EU you also have to be between 18 and 30 years old and know basic Spanish. In addition, you need to provide at least an intermediate school certificate and a valid visa for the time you are travelling. You should also be able to cover all the Au Pair costs. That’s all you need to take care of! 

Best locations in Spain

As Au Pair in Spain you have the perfect work to live opportunity. The best thing is: you are treated just like a family member. You work 30 hours per week and earn 280 - 320 €  depending on where you live. Your weekends are completely off! Does this sound like music to your ears? This is definitely a one of a kind summer job! You have loads of time to discover the country and enjoy Spanish summer vibes: it’s time to live the “la vida loca”. Now it’s time to decide: which part of Spain is going to be your summer destination? We gathered 5 interesting and fun places to stay in Spain: 
1. Barcelona
Barcelona is the perfect match for you if you are looking for a vibrant city with the opportunity to relax on the beach. The cultural heritage of Barcelona is amazing, there is so much to discover here. There is always something going on here. You’ll find friends easily as this city is a popular spot for internationals. It’s time to discover Barcelona, find your family now
2. Madrid 
As one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, Madrid is a great location to get to know Spanish culture and lifestyle. Enjoy all culinary treats this city has to offer. As Au Pair in Madrid you will be able to get to know every part of the city. Your future Host Family is waiting for you! 
3. Bilbao
Bilbao is located in the Basque region. It’s variety of culture is worth to see! Explore the North of Spain in summer and find out more about the port city Bilbao. The Au Pair program offers you to be part of a Spanish Host Family over summer. 
4. Andalucia
Andalucia is a breathtaking beauty of Spain. As Au Pair in this area, you can enjoy not only the prettiest beaches Spain has to offer, but also loads of cities. You should visit Sevilla, Granada and Malaga. Relax on the beach and experience the special summer evening light of Andalucia. We promise you: you will want to stay here forever! Start your adventure now
5. Valencia
Valencia is the right choice for you if you want a mixture between beach, city and nature. This city offers futuristic buildings as well as amazing landscapes and nature walks. Valencian summer should be on your bucket list! Become an Au Pair in Valencia and enjoy you spanish summer job to the fullest. 
You are convinced of spending your summer in Spain? Great! make sure you gather all necessary information before your Au Pair stay. Please remember to discuss and sign a contract with your future Host Family before you arrive. And that’s all! Your perfect summer job in Spain is waiting for you. It’s time to get to know a new country! 
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