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Aupairs in Switzerland

  • Are you reliable and hard-working?
  • Do you like children and enjoy spending time with them? Lafillela
  • Would you like to discover other countries and cultures and improve your language skills at the same time?
  • Then look no further - we can make this dream a reality.
Our service

Prior to your engagement:

We will contact you personally, in order to get to know you and evaluate your language skills. We will also take you through the terms and conditions of Aupair employment.

After your engagement:

We will keep in regular contact with you after your engagement as an Aupair, as you settle into the new culture and life with your host family. In the event of problems, we are readily available to offer you support and advice. We will verify the compliance of the employment contract and assist you with finding a language school. As your first point of contact, we are at your service.

What are the advantages of becoming an Aupair?

As an Aupair, you will get to know a new culture and live with a foreign family. In return for looking after their children, you will receive an allowance, and free accommodation and meals. Whatever your plans are for the future, an Au pair experience will give you several advantages:

  • Improvement of your foreign language skills
  • Possibility of getting a better job
  • Getting to know another culture
  • Boosting your independence and open mindedness
  • At the end of your contract, we will give you a letter of reference, detailing the length and type of employment with your host family.

Where else can you work as an Au pair?

You can work in the following countries: China, Spain, Germany, England, Ireland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium. You can find information about the employment terms and conditions for Au pairs in these countries by clicking on the following link: "Aupair by country”.

Work permit and application forms

Switzerland employs applicants from EU countries as well as from countries outside the EU, so long as you have a valid passport and a Swiss work permit. The work permit is to be applied for and paid for by the host family. This process can take up to three months. Applicants from non-EU countries also need a Visa, which can be applied for upon receiving the Swiss work permit. The costs for obtaining the Visa, as well as travel costs to the host country, are paid for by the Aupair. For placements outside of Switzerland, the employment terms and conditions will be those of the host country.


  • To like children. lamamia
  • For EU applicants - to be aged between 17 and 30.
  • For non-EU applicants – to be aged between 18 and 25.
  • To be a non-smoker.
  • To be single with no children.
  • To be prepared to look after children between 1 month and 13 years of age.
  • To have successfully completed compulsory education (high school).
  • To be ready to work and live with a foreign family.
  • To have a basic knowledge of French and/or German.
  • To be open minded, motivated and enthusiastic.

Length of abode in Switzerland

An Aupair can stay in Switzerland for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 1 year.

  • International Au pair Fischer is a website for Au pairs and host families, where you will find a continuously updated gallery of profiles from Au pairs and host families alike, as well as important information for both parties.

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