Did you know that the beaver is the national animal of Canada? Also, if you always wanted to send a letter to Santa Claus in Canada, you could write a letter to the North Pole, the town is called Hoh Oho. There are so many other reasons to become an Au Pair in Canada and so much to get to know and explore once you are there.
Au Pair in Canada
Requirements of the Au Pair program in Canada vary depending on the Au Pair's country of origin, but in general the requirements are:
Age: 18 - 30 years
Basic knowledge of English or French
You are entitled to a visa
You can cover your travel expenses and have at least 2500 CAD
You have never applied for a Working Holiday Visa for Canada before
Au Pairs should also be healthy, unmarried and with no children of their own. Since they will be working with kids, they should also have experience in childcare and be willing to be a part of their Host Families.
If you meet the requirements and the wilderness of Canada would be something for you, use your chance now.
It might be a lot of information for you, so here you can find your way step by step.
Find a Host Family in Canada
You can browse through many Host Family profiles at AuPair.com - register for free, fill out your profile and search for Host Families.
Check your passport
Make sure that your passport is valid and that it will remain valid during your stay in Canada.
Sign the contract and think of the documents you might need
Sign the contract, make sure that you already have all the documents you might need -safety first!
Once you know that you can apply for a visa, you can think of the insurance for Canada. The insurance should cover the whole length of the Au Pair stay. It might be possible that you need the insurance papers for the visa application.
Submit your visa application
Get the contract and an invitation letter for the visa application and apply for the Working Holiday Visa. AuPair.com provides you with all the details.