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Details of the country


Parliamentary Kingdom.
Capital: Madrid.
Currency: Euro.
Common Language: Spanish.
Documentation: National identity card or passport in force.
Public health: European health insurance card.
Credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express.
Business Hours: 9:00 AM or 10:00 am until 20:00-10:00 PM hours.



Be "Au Pair" in Spain

Age: 18 - 30 years.
Minimum knowledge of the local language is advisable.
Minimum stay of 3 months(except for summer periods that could be shorter).
Driving license is appreciated.
As refers to cigarette smoking, habits of the house must be (it´s easier to find a family)
Enjoy good health.
Have no criminal record.
Work 5 hours/day, 25-30h/week.
Free Days: 1 and a half day per week.
Pocket  money around 260 € /month.
Baby sitting: 1-2 nights.
Tasks: Take Care of the children and doing household related with them, for example: takes them to school, to the park, feed them, clean their rooms, plays with them and helps them with the language. Perform light work in the house and deals with his room. Also they may be asked to take care of the children 1 or 2 nights a week.
The "Au Pair" pays its round trip and will be picked up by the host family at the airport.   

Be a host family in Spain


Have open minds.
Integrate the "Au Pair" as one more in the family.
Speaking Spanish, and that should be the first language spoken at home.
Report on the norms of coexistence of the house.
Support and Training to the "Au Pair" to improve their language skills, with the housekeeping rolls and with the care of children during the adaptation.
Availability of a separate bedroom for private use by the "Au Pair".
Right to full feed during your stay, totally free of charge. This does not mean that to cook the food. It is a member of the family and has the right to eat what we eat at home. If the family is going out for lunch, she or he has the right to make use the kitchen and cook.
Deliver pocket money from 70€ per 30 hours of work per week. In the event that the family may require extra help they will compensate the "Au Pair" with an extra money or free time, as agreed upon with him or her
Provide weekly rest of 1 and a half day or 2, depending on the number of hours worked.
If the "Au Pair" comes from a country that does not belong to the EU, the family has to pay half of the monthly rate for health insurance equivalent to Social Security in Spain.
In the event that should be necessary that the "Au Pair" uses a family car, it will be necessary to subscribe  modify the insurance of the car for driving by the "Au Pair" in order to cover in the case of an accident.
The "Au Pair" must always be able to contact the agency.
In case there would be problems of coexistence and a solution cannot found, the agency shall be notified and will have 2 weeks to find a solution.

Important: the "Au Pairs” are not nannies nor employees at home, so that they should not be required full responsibility for the children or housekeeping.