Would you like to be an Au Pair in Canada?
Have you always dreamed of spending some time living with a host family and working in Canada? An international experience as an Au Pair can make this dream come true! Aupairnet24 can provide you with some useful information about Au Pair program in Canada.
Au Pair Visa in Canada
Canada does not offer an official Au Pair program. However, there are two programs you can apply to in order to become an Au Pair in Canada. There are the Work and Travel Program and the Live-in Caregiver program.
Working Holiday Visa (from Work and Travel Program):
You can participate in the Working Holiday Visa if your country has a bilateral reciprocal youth mobility arrangement or agreement with Canada. This visa allows young people between 18 and 35 to live and work in Canada for 12 months. An Au Pair must possess sufficient funds to live in Canada and have a private health insurance for the duration of the stay. Furthermore the Au Pair will need to pass a medical examination by a physician recognized by the Canadian government to obtain Canadian Working Holiday Visa.
Live-in Caregiver Visa
The Live-in Caregiver is someone who provides care for children in a private household. The applicant must to be older than 19 years old and there is no maximum age limit. If applying for the Live-In Caregiver visa, the applicant must have good knowledge of English or French. The length of the stay is one year and could be extended for an additional year.After two years of working for a host family, they can become permanent residents of Canada.
In order to get the Live-in Caregiver Visa you must have completed the equivalent of Canadian Secondary School, have at least 6 months training or at least 1 year of full-time paid work experience as a caregiver or in a related field or occupation and have a work permit before you enter Canada.
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29. November 2013 | Posted In: Allgemein