Member ID 3174174

Assist and support elderly in Companionship and conversation, Walks and outings, Mobility support, Driving, Errands/Shopping, Cleaning & Laundry, Light domestic work, Cooking meals, Bathing & Dressing

Nationality South-African | More ⇩

Full name Moleboheng

City/State Ficksburg/

Country South Africa

Start Jun 2024 - Jul 2024

Duration of stay 6-24 Months

Good knowledge of Afrikaans (B1), English (Native)

Last action 1 days ago

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Dear Host Family

I am writing to express my interest in becoming an Au Pair or Caregiver for the elderly with your family. My name is Moleboheng, preferably Ashley, and I am a compassionate and dedicated individual with a deep passion for caregiving and cultural exchange.

I am 26 years old, hailing from South Africa . I have always been drawn to helping others and have spent considerable time taking care of children aging from 0 to 15 years and also had the opportunity to help take care of my late grandparents. The experiences have shaped me into a patient, empathetic, and responsible person, qualities that I believe are essential for an Au Pair and Caregiver.

Becoming an Au Pair and Caregiver is not just a job for me; it is one of my passions. I am deeply committed to making a positive impact in the lives of others, especially the elderly and young who often require extra care and attention. I want to immerse myself in a new culture, learn new customs, and improve my language skills while providing invaluable support to your family. This role allows me to combine my love for caregiving with my desire for personal growth and cultural exchange.

Hosting me would bring several benefits to your family. I am a responsible and trustworthy individual who prioritises the well-being of those I care for. My previous experiences in caregiving and babysitting have equipped me with the skills to manage daily tasks, provide companionship, and ensure a safe and nurturing environment. I am also eager to share my own cultural background with your family, creating a mutually enriching experience.

I have worked with elderly individuals who have various needs, including those with limited mobility and chronic health conditions. All the experiences have provided me with the knowledge and skills necessary for effective caregiving and babysitting. Additionally, my strong communication skills and adaptability make me well-suited to work in a diverse and dynamic household.

In conclusion, I am confident that my background, passion for caregiving and babysitting, and commitment to cultural exchange make me an excellent candidate for this position. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how I can contribute to your family and provide the care and support needed.

Thank you for considering my application. I hope to hear from you soon.

Sincerely,

Ashley Moleboheng
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Experience

My experience as an Au Pair and Caregiver for the elderly has been both rewarding and enriching. Over the past few years, I have had the opportunity to work with several families and care for their children and also caring for my elderly grandparentswith. My responsibilities have included assisting with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and meal preparation, as well as providing companionship and emotional support. I have also managed medication schedules, arranged and accompanied individuals to medical appointments, and engaged them in activities to stimulate their minds and bodies.

In addition to the practical aspects of caregiving, I have developed strong relationships with the children and elderly I have cared for. Understanding their life stories, preferences, and needs has allowed me to tailor my care approach, ensuring they feel valued and respected. My experience has taught me the importance of patience, empathy, and effective communication in providing high-quality care.

I am deeply passionate about caregiving and cultural exchange, and becoming an Au Pair and Caregiver for the elderly abroad combines these two interests perfectly. Working in a different country will allow me to immerse myself in a new culture, learn a new language, and understand different caregiving practices. This international experience will not only enhance my personal growth but also broaden my professional skills.

Moreover, I believe that caregiving is a universal need, and I am eager to bring my dedication and expertise to support elderly individuals in a new environment. The opportunity to provide comfort and companionship to someone far from my home is incredibly fulfilling and aligns with my values of empathy and service. I look forward to creating meaningful connections and making a positive impact on the lives of elderly individuals abroad, while also gaining invaluable life experiences.
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Personal information

Non-SmokerHas attended a first-aid training - Yes
Can swim well - Yes
Can ride a bike - Yes
Has a driver's license - Yes, with experience

Can swim well

Can ride a bike

Has a driver's license Yes, with experience

Has siblings

Has a valid passport

Non-Smoker

Has attended a first-aid training

Profession Paralegal

Education University

Language Knowledge

English: Native Language, Since 24 Year/s
Afrikaans: Intermediate (B1)
French: Beginner (A1)

Sports  Volleyball; Soccer; Netball; Tennis

Religion Christian

For the Au Pair religion is

Special diet considerations No special diet

Has health problems No

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Job information

Can work more for extra money - Yes
Can care for special needs children - Yes
Does accept family with pets - Yes
Can take care of pets - Yes

Preferred countries Italy, USA, United Kingdom, Denmark & Netherlands

Preferred area Big City, Suburb, Town, Village, Countryside

Duration of stay 6-24 Months

Earliest starting date Jun 2024

Latest starting date Jul 2024

Does accept family with pets

Can work more for extra money

Can take care of pets

Age group 0 - 1 year old, 1 - 5 years old, 6 - 10 years old, 11 - 14 years old, 15+ years old

Hours of child care experience in the past 24 months 800 +

Would like to take care of this number of children/people 5

Would work for a single parent? Yes, with any of them

Can care for special needs children

Can assist and support elderly in Companionship and conversation, Walks and outings, Mobility support, Driving, Errands/Shopping, Cleaning & Laundry, Light domestic work, Cooking meals, Bathing & Dressing

Can care for special needs people

To students of age group

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