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AUPAIR Profiles Last updated: 22 Februari 2018

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Name Bronte B
Nationality Australian
Age 18 yrs old
Available Feb/March 2018 for 12 months
Profile Bronte is an enthusiastic junior nanny from Australia! She has great experience taking care of babies as well as children up to the age of 10 years old. Bronte has gained this experience through babysitting and volunteering at a daycare centre in the past 5 years. She is described as a great communicator, reliable, warm and caring. She truly believes her future lies with helping children. Bronte and her family live inlands, so she is used to the outdoors and having many animals around. Though she adores the inlands, she also really appreciates cities and what there is to explore! Her parents have always encouraged her and her brothers to participate in household duties, so Bronte does not mind doing light housework. During her free time she loves to play piano and cooking.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our Junior Nanny program and needs a visa. She can drive and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.


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Name Drey-Andra Otto
Nationality Namibian
Age 23 years old
Available flexible in 2018 for up 12 months
Profile Drey-Andra is a new au pair STAR from Namibia. She is an educated girl with a bachelor's degree in Communication Media and Business Psychology who can drive, swim and cycle. Her native language is Afrikaans and she also speaks English fluently. Drey loves kids and has babysitting experience with little ones but is also happy to care for older children. She is a good cook (healthy foods) and would not mind cooking for her family. Because Drey has lived on her own for a number of years already, she is used to doing housework and won't mind helping out. Hobbies for this very fit and active girl include all sorts of sports, the outdoors, modelling and she loves to travel. Drey is described as very dynamic and upbeat.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. Drey-Andra drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Charmaine Strydom
Nationality South African
Age 23 years old
Available Flexible for 12 months in 2018
Profile Charmaine is a new au pair STAR from South Africa. She has her driver's license, cycles regularly (and is tall enough for a "bakfiets") and swims. She speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and would love to learn more languages. She's an active girl, who likes to be outdoors, plays netballs and other sports. Charmaine has childcare experience with all ages and has cared for two school age brothers as well as having cared for babies. She is happy to care for all ages. She likes a clean and tidy environment and is neat and will gladly help out with light housework. Charmaine cooks daily and will be able to cook dishes such as chicken, vegetables, meat, pasta and more for her host family. She also loves animals and will easily care for pets. She is described as a very caring person who is also very hard working. Charmaine values honesty and can keep calm in difficult situations; great traits for a future au pair!
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is drives and she can drive for 6 months in the EU. She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is being considered.

Name Bianca Rust
Nationality South African
Age 19,5 yrs old
Available March 2018-Jan 2019
Profile Bianca is another stunning South African candidate in our au pair STAR program from Hermanus on the Western Cape. Her mother tongue is Afrikaans and she also speaks English and is interested in learning Dutch. Bianca drives, cycles and swims and also plays a little guitar. She is an oldest child who has two younger siblings including a 10 yr old sister. Bianca loves children and has babysitting experience with different ages and is happy to care for all ages. She currently babysits children that are 3,6 and 7 on a regular basis. She is also very good at tutoring children. Bianca is described as sporty and active. She has done first aid and is happy to care for animals, in fact, she has a much loved dog of her own that she walks on a daily basis. Bianca likes to help with light housework and cooks about once a week at her own house. She is also rather neat. In her free time she likes to play sports and be active and she truly enjoys going on adventures. She loves doing arts & crafts with children in her care, reading to them or playing outdoors. She is a loving, kind and caring girl who is used to helping out and will do well in any family.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She will need a visa. Bianca drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She is part of our au pair STAR program.

Name Ambor Gelderblom
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available 15 Jan - End of Feb 2018 for 12 months
Profile Ambor is a lovely au pair STAR from our South African office. She is the eldest of three and is used to helping out with her sisters. Ambor speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English. She can swim and cycle and is planning on having her driver's license before she comes to Holland. Ambor is very creative and loves to sing and dance, she is musical and can play the piano. She has a lot of childcare experience with different ages and feels most comfortable caring for ages 1 and up. One of Ambor's sisters is autistic and she would have no problem looking after a child with special needs. Ambor would be happy to help out with light housework and cooks weekly. She loves being outdoors, goes camping on a regular basis and would love to find a family who also enjoy nature and being outside. Some of Ambors favorite things to do with children include playing ball sports, camping, and teaching them to appreciate nature by going on adventures outside. Ambor is described as a delightful, bubbly, warm, and polite girl.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is busy getting her driver's license and once she does, she will be able to drive in the EU for 6 months.

Name Michelle Meiring
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available flexible in 2018 for 12 months
Profile Michelle is an extremely loving and creative au pair STAR candidate from our own South African office. She wants to study teaching but first wants to take a gap year. She has her driver's license and she can cycle and swim. She is also very good at cooking and baking. Her native language is Afrikaans and she speaks English to a good level as well and would love to learn Dutch. Michelle has been looking after children at her church who were between the ages of 2 and 12 years old and she has also helped a day-care mom look after children and is currently volunteering at crèches.. She has also helped with looking after her little sister (who is 13 years younger) since birth. Michelle would be happy to work with children of all ages. She is also happy to help out with light housework tasks and cooks everyday during the holidays and can cook dishes such as pasta, meat and rice, vegetables, stir-fry and curry. Michelle would not mind being placed in a family with pets.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She drives and will be able to drive in the EU for 6 months. She is being considered.

Name Ansuri
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available Mid January 2018
Profile Au pair STAR Ansuri is from Namibia, and speaks native Afrikaans and is fluent in English. She can cycle and swim and is hoping to get her driver's license in December as well. Ansuri has babysitting eperience with very small children (including babies) and older children but would be happy to work with children of all ages. She is happy to help out with light housework tasks and currently cooks 3 - 4 times per week. Ansuri is a bubbly person with a good sense of humor and is very patient. She has been at boarding school for 3 years and is very independent. In her free time, she likes to go sightseeing and she enjoys music, friends and family. Her mother is a teacher and Ansuri's world truly revolves around the care for children.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program. She will need a visa. She is busy getting her license and one she does, she will be able to drive for 6 months in the Netherlands.

Name Marna Gerber
Nationality South African
Age 24 yrs old
Available May/June 2018 for 12 months
Profile Marna is an extremely exprienced au pair PLUS from South Africa. Marna has worked as an au pair for two years in the USA already where she cared for 3 children; the youngest child was 3 and the oldest 8 yrs old. She would love to become on au pair in the Netherlands and become part of a new family! Marna speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and would like to learn Dutch. She drives, cycles and swims and has extensive childcare experience working with children between the ages of 1 and 12 years old. She has also been a class assistant twice a week for 2 years. She loves being silly with children, teaching them new things and learning from them. In her free time, she loves DIY projects, reading photography. Marna is very honest and has a very positive attitude towards life. She does not mind doing light housework and she is really neat. Marna is not a GREAT cook however but she is more than happy to help with meal prep, prepare meals for kids and improve her cooking skills.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Marna is part of our au pair PLUS program and will need a visa. She has her driver's license since 2011 and will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Kayleigh Petzer
Nationality South African
Age 23 years old
Available June 2018 for 12 months
Profile Kayleigh is a 23 year old au pair PLUS from South Africa. She is currently living as an au pair in Belgium and has loads of experience. She became interested in becoming an au pair after attending a presentation at her high school about the au pair program. After graduation she has been au pairing and taking care of children ever since. First she stayed in South Africa and volunteered in three different crèches, where she took care of many litle children. She read stories to them, organized arts and crafts, supervised when they were playing (outside and inside), made lunch and snacks for them and changed nappies. After this experience she au paired for a family located in South Africa. She took care of a little boy. She also au paired at another family, here she gained experience with a 12 year old and a 15 year old. Then she moved to the United States for 10 months. She became an au pair and took care of a girl of 2 years old and a 4 year old boy. She entertained them by organizing activities. They went together to the park for example, or to the museum. She has experience in working with children of every age group (3 months-12 years). She would also like to work with any category. She is also experienced in doing all sorts of laundry, like vacuuming and packing the dishwasher. Kayleigh loves to bake, she cooks on a daily basis and is very neat. In her free time she is interested in photography, enjoys drawing and painting and to meet new people. She also loves to walk through museums for hours. Kayleigh has an outgoing personality, is creative and sometimes a loud. Besides this she is sensitive, caring, innovative and kind. When taking care of children, she enjoys most doing arts and crafts, playing outside, taking them to educational places (museums, large parks), to go swimming and going to large play areas. Kayleigh is looking forward to go to The Netherlands and is ready for a new adventure!
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair plus program and will need a visa. She has her drivers license and can cycle as well.

Name Desiree Olavi
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 years old
Available January - March/April departure for 12 months
Profile Desiree is an ambitious girl from Namibia who graduated recently from her pre-engineering study at university. Her family is very close and has the real African ‘ubuntu’ feeling, meaning that being together and having a strong bond is important. She is native in four languages – Afrikaans, English, Rukwangali and Oshiwambo – and speaks German as well. Desiree cycles and swims and is tall enough for a " bakfiets ". Regarding her childcare experience, she volunteered at a kindergarten where she played with the children (2-5 years old), cooked for them and told them stories. She volunteered at an orphanage as well, she took care of children aged 8 months and older, played with them, cooked, does laundry and has educational talks with them. Desiree also started babysitting her niece since she was 9 months old. She is experienced taking care of children aged 3 months – 12 years old, she would preferably work with children aged 1-12 years old. In her free time, Desiree loves singing, dancing, acting, writing poetry, debating, gardening, gymnastics, listening to music, doing hair, socializing and knitting. She can do all light household tasks. Desiree lives on her own and cooks everyday dishes like pasta, roasts, rice, vegetables, eggs, fish, meat , chicken, stew and much more!
Smoker non-smoker
Comments Desiree is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is unfortunately allergic to cats.

Name Maruga Wright
Nationality South African
Age 20 yrs old
Available March/April 2018 for 12 months
Profile Au pair STAR Maruga is another excellent new South African candidate from our own office. She speaks native Afrikaans and is fluent in English as well. Maruga can cycle and swim. She currently works as a caregiver at a school for the blind, where she works with children between the ages of 5 and 18 years old. She has also worked as a youth leader in church (where she worked with teenagers), has babysitting experience with children aged 8 months old and up and has helped out at the pre-school where her mother worked. All in all, Maruga has experience working with children of all ages and would be happy to do so. She is also a qualified first aider, has basic firefighter training and has done courses to work with blind and physically disabled children. Maruga is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she currently cooks every day. She loves animals, so a family with pets would not be a problem. In her free time, she likes to play hockey (she is a hockey coach as well), read, swim and dance.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR PROGRAM and will require a visa. She is being considered.

Name Juli - Ann Pieters
Nationality Namibian
Age 22 yrs old
Available ASAP, visa permitting
Profile Au Pair STAR Juli-Ann is an outgoing, creative and thoughtful new candidate from Namibia with a warm personality. She is bilingual and speaks both English and Afrikaans and would love to learn Dutch. Juli-Ann can cycle and swim and is planning on getting her license as well. She started babysitting for family friends when she was 15 years old and has worked at a creche for 6 months with children between 3 and 5 years old. She can work with children of any age, including babies and being an oldest child with two younger siblings at home, means that she is also perfectly capable of working with older/school age children. Juli-Ann is independent and has lived on her own in Cape Town over the last 3 yrs. She is interested in meeting new people and exploring new places and apart from having a genuine love for children, she also loves traveling! In her free time, she helps out at a shelter for babies, she loves dancing, doing creative activities and baking. Pets are not a problem for Juli-Ann and she is also happy to help out with light housework tasks, including cooking.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. When she has her driver's license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She is being considered.

Name Natalize Engelbrecht
Nationality South African
Age 22 years old
Available May - July 2018 for 12 months
Profile Au pair STAR Natalize is a dedicated girl from South Africa! She speaks fluent Afrikaans and her English is good. Natalize can cycle. She currently works as a chef in a restaurant! Her childcare experience have come from taking care of her cousins little girls from when they were babies till now (they are now 2 and 4 years old). She would play with them, make them food and bath them. She has also taken care of a 7 month old baby fulltime for 3 weeks. She loves to work with young children, taking care of babies up to 8 year olds and see and help them grow. She has lived on her own and is familiar with all household chores. She has worked as a chef in different restaurants, and she really enjoys cooking and baking! She is neat and does not mind living with a family who has pets. During her free time, Natalize loves to cook, read and go for walks. She is also really interested in learning more about foreign languages.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Sonja Crafford
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 years old
Available March - June 2018 for 12 months
Profile Sonja is a lovely new au pair STAR from Namibia. She speaks fluent English and Afrikaans and would love to learn a new language! She can cycle and swim and is in the process of obtaining her driver's license. Sonja's main childcare experience is with babies and children up to the age of 3 years old. She used to babysit her 3 months old niece and her neigbour's child who was 3 years old. She would take care of them for the entire day, playing with them, making bottles, bathing them and cooking for them. She loves spending time in the outdoors and it is important to her that children go outside to get fresh air and play. Sonja enjoys teaching children in a way that is all seems like a game.She is happy to help with light housework and is used to preparing a full meal for her family at least once a day. She is neat and does not mind a family with pets. During her free time Sonja loves to go horse riding, reading and travelling. After this au pair year, she would like to study Tourism.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is planning on getting her driver's license. Once she has her driver's license, she will be allowed to drive in the Netherlands for 6 months. She is being considered.

Name Deirdre Groenewald
Nationality Namibian
Age 21 years old
Available Flexible for 12 months in 2018
Profile Au pair STAR Deirdre is a new, warm and out-going candidate from Namibia. She speaks fluent English and Afrikaans and sufficient German. She would love to learn Dutch in order to make the most of her year in the Netherlands. Deirdre can cycle and swim and plans on getting her driver's license before the end of March. She is from a family of 5 and has an older brother and sister. Her family is quite tide, they love laughing with each other, playing games and travelling together. Deirdre started babysitting when she was 15 and babysat three children of a family friend (aged between 2 and 5 years old) for about 4 years on a daily basis. She also used to babysit a two month old twin and their 3 year old brother for one year. Thus, she has the experience to take care of some busy little children! She has lived on her own previously and does not mind doing light house work and is used to cooking on a daily basis. She likes dogs and other pets, but she is really scared of cats. During her free time Deirdre loves to photograph, draw, bake and write. Deirdre graduated last November in commercial photography and has work experience as a freelance photographer and baker.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. When she has her driver's license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She is being considered.

Name Robyn Abrahams
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available Between April - September 2018 for 12 months
Profile Robyn is a sporty, mature au pair STAR from South Africa. She speaks fluent English and Afrikaans, basic Dutch and very basic Spanish. She would love to learn more Dutch! She can cycle and swim. She has experience working with children older than 3 years old. Robyn is currently working at a daycare for children older than 4. She also helps out taking care of her friends' 10 and 8 years old children, her nephew and her little sister who is 6 years younger. She loves playing board games with children and games that require the imagination of children. She does not mind doing light housework. She is currently learning how to prepare a few more meals. She likes pets and would not mind taking care of them. During her free time Robyn enjoys hiking, debating, writing, reading and exercising. She has come across as a well spoken, confident and open girl who wants to learn more about different cultures and work with children!
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Robyn is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Amelia Cyster
Nationality South African
Age 19 yrs old
Available July - September 2018 for 12 months
Profile Amelia is a kind hearted au pair STAR from South Africa. She speak fluent Afrikaans and English and she speaks basic Dutch. She can cycle and swim and plans on getting her driver's license in May! Amelia has experience taking care of children from the age of 4 up to 12 years old, but feels comfortable taking care of children from the age of 1 till 12 years old. She has been babysitting for various families full time. She feels very responsible the moment the children are in her hands. Amelia is very sporty and loves being active with children. She is happy to do any sport with them, do arts and crafts and act silly. She does not mind doing light housework and she loves to cook pasta and curries! She loves animals and would not mind taking care of any animal! During her free time Amelia writes short stories and poems, she enjoy being creative and dance and she would love to learn to play an instrument! Amelia is currently working in retail, but would like to get a degree in Education when she returns from her au pair adventure. Amelia is a warm and open girl who has a good sense of humor. She would go out of her way to get to a child's heart!
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Amelia is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is in the process of obtaining her driver's license.


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Name Michaela M.
Nationality Czech
Age 23 yrs old
Available Flexible for 12 months
Profile Au pair STAR Michaela is a creative and sporty new candidate from the Czech Republic. She speaks English to a good level and speaks Russian as well. She prefers to work with children aged 3 years old and up as that is the age group she has experience with. She is currently working with disabled children and has babysitting experience as well. Michaela can swim and cycle and drives as well. In her free time, she likes to practice sports, paint, read and go on trips. Pets are not a problem for Michaela. She is also happy to help out with light housework tasks.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair program. She drives and can do so without restrictions. Michaela does not need a visa and can be placed as a junior nanny as well. She is being considered.

Name Bianca H
Nationality German
Age 22 yrs old
Available April 2018
Profile Bianca is an enthusiastic au pair from Germany. She would love to live in the Netherlands and join a host family for a year. She speaks German and English and some Dutch and she is eager to learn more as she is currently taking Dutch lessons. She has experience taking care of a one year old boy. She would be happy to take care of children from the age of 1 till 10 years old. She loves all animals and would be happy to take care of them. She does not mind doing light housework, as she is used to helping out her grandparents around the house. Others describe Bianca as an out-going, reliable and active person that easily adapts. She is full of energy to start a new adventure, learn more about Dutch culture and learn the Dutch language. Bianca' ideal family would be a Dutch speaking family with two children aged 1 and up in or near Amsterdam or one of the bigger cities in the Randstad.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Biana does not need a visa. She has her driver's license. She has been placed.

Name Charlotte M.
Nationality French
Age 21 years old
Available January/February 2018 for 6-7 months
Profile Charlotte is a spontaneous au pair from France. She comes from a little town near Paris and after studying history of arts for five years, she is ready to come to The Netherlands as an au pair! She is native in French, speaks English and a little a bit of German. She has childcare experience with children aged 3-6 years old and children aged 11-15 years old. She gained this experience by working as a youth worker in an after school day camp for example. She can do light housework, is a good cook and can iron well. She loves arts and plays rugby in her free time. She is described as spontaneous, creative and patient.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Charlotte is an EU au pair and has her drivers license since 2015 and can drive without restrictions. She can cycle and swim. She has been placed.

Name Carolin
Nationality German
Age 19 yrs old
Available August/September 2018 for 10 - 12 months
Profile Carolin is a sporty and active au pair candidate from Germany. Her native language is German which will enable her to learn Dutch quickly and she speaks English to a good level as well. She is an avid soccer player and trainer, likes sports in general, and enjoys creative activities as well. She has babysitting experience, has trained a soccer team of under 8 kids and has done an internship at a Kindergarten. Carolin is happy to be placed in a family with children up to the age of 12 years old, including a baby. She would like to be placed in a city, preferably Amsterdam.She is also happy to help out with light housework tasks, including cooking. Carolin can cycle and swim, and has a driver's license.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Carolin does not need a visa. She has a driver's license.

Name Nikol R
Nationality Czech
Age 20 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Nikol is an enthusiastic au pair from the Czech Republic. In the future she would like to study English, but first she would love to become an au pair in the Netherlands for a year! She speaks Czech and English as well as some basic German, but would love to learn more languages. She has child care experience with children between the age of 4 and 10 years old. She teaches kids to row and works part time at a play zone for children, entertaining them and doing arts&crafts with them. She also babysits her niece and helps her with her homework. In her free time Nikol loves to go rowing, reading books and watching movies. She really likes pets, at home she has a dog of her own and would not mind taking care of pets at all! Nikol is describe as very helpful and a quick learner. She is very responsible and creative with children. Nikol can cycle and she drives as well.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Nikol is an EU au pair and does not need a visa. She has her driver's license. She has been placed.

Name Lenka Balgava
Nationality Czech
Age 22 yrs old
Available March 1st 2018 for 12 months
Profile Lenka is a new au pair from the Czech Republic who has already been overseas to Toronto, Canada to learn English during a 3 month period. Lenka would love to improve her English further but is also interested in being placed with Dutch families. She is a very active and sporty girl who enjoys fitness, riding bikes, running, swimming as well as reading. She has babysitting experience (at weddings) and has done babysitting for siblings as well as having worked at children's camps. She is an oldest child and responsible. Lenka is happy to help with light housework and has done first aid. She drives and would be able to drive children to and from school and activities in The Netherlands. She would like to work with children aged 5-12 most of all but she is slightly flexible.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She does not need a visa and can drive without restrictions. She is being considered.

Name Maike N.
Nationality German
Age 21 yrs old
Available ASAP until July 2018
Profile Maike is a new au pair from Germany who is interested in caring for children aged 3 and up, though she would also consider caring for a newborn baby. She has done a babysitting course which included children's aid. Maike speaks native German, advanced English and elementary Spanish and really wants to learn Dutch in order to start her studies in Holland in September 18. Maike drives and would be happy to drive for her host family. She has done first aid, knows how to cycle, rides horses and likes to gym and go for a jog. Other hobbies for Maike include singing, skiing, climbing and hiking and she also likes to read and spend time with friends. She has already been a summer au pair in Oxford UK for a few weeks and has done a high school exchange in Texas. Maike is happy to help with light housework but she is not a great cook. She is described as flexible, responsible, honest and trustworthy. She would like to study Psychology when she finishes as an au pair in Holland.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She does not need a visa and can drive without restrictions. She is being considered.

Name Zenko S
Nationality Hungarian
Age 21 years old
Available March for 12 months
Profile Zenko is a positive and loving junior nanny from Hungary. She was on our au pair program previously and au paired in Ireland as well! Zenko speaks fluent Hungarian and English, basic Dutch and very basic Italian and German. She would love to improve her Dutch though! She can swim and she can cycle. Zenko would love to take children of any age. She has loved au pairing before and cannot wait to come back to the Netherlands! She has extensive experience taking care of a 10 month old baby and children between the ages of 2 and 8 years old. She would change their diapers, make bottles, pick the kids up from school and take them to after-school activities, play with them or help them study. She is described as a confident girl that has lots of patient with children and truly shows her heart is with children. In the future she would love to become a kindergarten teacher. Zenko does not mind doing light housework. She can cook any dish you can think of as long as she has a recipe. During her free time, she loves to bake, read, knit, listen to music and spend time outside and with friends.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Zenko does not need a visa. She is part of our JUNIOR NANNY PROGRAM.

Name Ana Maria L.
Nationality Portuguese
Age 23 yrs old
Available June 20th 2018 for 10 months
Profile Au pair STAR Ana from Portugal is currently living in China and when she returns, she would love to travel more and start her au pair year in Holland! Besides her native Portuguese she speaks English to a good level, some basic Spanish and she will be learning Mandarin while in China. She would also love to learn Dutch. Ana can cyle and swim and has her driver's license. Ana has been looking after her younger sister and cousin, as well as friends' children, and has been doing volunteer work with children from disadvantaged families. She can work with chidlren aged 1 year old and up. She has also been working with children with autism and down syndrom during her internships for her studies, speech and language therapy (during which she also had courses in child development). In her free time, Ana enjoys singing, painting, she loves to go camping and is interested in sports (basketball, volleyball, soccer). Ana would be happy to help out with light housework tasks and she can cook (veggies, meat, fish, rice, potatoes, pasta). She is neat and would be happy to accept a family with pets.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and does not need a visa. She drives and can do so without restrictions.


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Name Aleksandra Egorova
Nationality Russian
Age 20 yrs old
Available ASAP (visa permitting)
Profile Aleksandra is a physical education teacher who is looking forward to spending a year abroad to get to experience a new culture. She has been working with children aged 1 years old and up and also has two little brothers whom she has been babysitting. She has experience with special needs children as well. She speaks sufficient English (and would like to improve this during her year in Holland). Aleksandra is happy to help out with light housework tasks and can cook. She drives and can cycle and swim. In her free time, she plays the guitar, she does boxing, is a rafting instructor and swimming instructor and she likes to cook. Pets are not a problem for Aleksandra.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She will need a visa. She has her driver's license and will be able to drive in the EU for 6 months. She has been placed.

Name Iana C.
Nationality Russian
Age 22 years old
Available December 2017
Profile Iana is a new au pair STAR candidate from Russia. She speaks English to a good level as well as some basic German and French. She would love to learn Dutch while in the Netherlands. She has already been on a school exchange to the USA where she lived with a host family for a year. She attended high school in the USA and also volunteered at a day care center and she just loved it! Other than her volunteer experience, Iana also has been tutoring kids, teaching them English and she has volunteered at her mother's kindergarten. All in all, she is able to work with children aged 1 year old and up. Iana knows how to cook and is happy to help out with other light housework tasks as well. She would prefer a family wihtout cats. In her free time, she enjoys doing arts and crafts, learning languages, reading, writing and traveling. Iana can cycle, swim and she drives as well. She is a creative girl who has a good sense of humor, is fun, energetic, responsible and mature.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program. She will need a visa.She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She Is being considered.

Name Yuliia Synelnykova
Nationality Ukrainian
Age 21 yrs old
Available Mid November 2017 for 12 months
Profile Yuliia is an extremely qualified Ukrainian au pair STAR. She has a bachelors degree in English language and Literature at the humanitarian-pedagogical academy and a degree in piano at the musical school. She speaks fluent English and is a native Russian speaker. She would love to learn Dutch. She can swim, cylce and drive. She has experience working with children between the age of 4 and 14 years old. She taught English, organised activities in summer camps and volunteered with children in Serbia. She loves playing games with children, being active with children and explore new things with children. Yullia is happy to help with light housework as she does that at home now as well. She loves animals, as she has a dog at home. In her free time, Yullia likes to explore, do sports and sing or dance. She is described as a girl who is driven, not afraid to take charge, very caring and with a lot of patience.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She will need a visa and she has her driver's license. She is part of our au pair STAR program. She has been placed.

Name Alona Yakymchuck
Nationality Ukrainian
Age 19 yrs old
Available December 2017
Profile Alona is a Ukrainian au pair. Alona would love to be an au pair in the Netherlands for one year. She has experience with children from the age of 2 till 12 years old. She has experience babysitting children, but also being a counsellor at children's camps. She really enjoys playing games with children, help them with their homework and read them fairytales. She is currently studying English language and literature at the university. Alona does not mind doing light housework, such as cleaning and cooking. She enjoys cooking traditional Ukrainian dishes, but will be happy to learn a new cuisine. She really likes animals. In the future Alona like to be a teacher in English.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She will need a visa.

Name Anna P
Nationality Russian
Age 23 yrs old
Available Dec 2017/Feb 2018 for 12 months
Profile Anna is a sporty au pair STAR from Russia. She speaks Russian and English. SHe has a lot of experience with children between the age of 4 and 10 years old. She has organised summer camps for groups and babysat children. Anna is very patient with children, she loves plaing games with them, read them stories and help them with their homework. She enjoys children's honesty and openness. She finds it important that children have consistency in their lives. In her free time she loves to play volleyball, visit museums and theatre and go for walks with friends. She is quite neat and does not mind doing light housework. She loves dogs and cats, her mom has two cats. Anna has a degree and law and has worked as an assistant lawyer and lawyer.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program. She will need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Olena Sydorenko
Nationality Ukrainian
Age Almost 24 yrs old
Available ASAP or in 2018 for 12 months
Profile Olena is an experienced au pair STAR from Ukraine. She speaks Russian, English and basic Spanish. She feels she learned most about taking care of children from her mother and grandmother as an example. Olena has previous experience working with children and living with another family. She has taken care of children between the age of 2 and 6 years old. She will always put herself at the same level of the kid and try to communicate to make them understand something. She values open communication. She does not mind doing light housework. Olena is described as being easy going, flexible, patient and endlessly curious. She is very creative and responsible. She has many hobbies and enjoys including the children. She loves animals, her family has a dog and she enjoys horseback riding in her free time. She loves the outdoors, arts and crafts and cooking. Olena is a an open and energetic girl that would love to be part of a family.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Olena needs a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program. She has her driver's license and will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Zoia D.
Nationality Ukrainian
Age 21 years old
Available January 2018 - June 2018 departure
Profile Zoia is a creative and easy-going au pair STAR from Ukraine who currently lives on her own in the capital city, Kiev. Her parents and little sister live in a small town. It is a warm and close family. She speaks fluent Ukrainian, Russian and she speaks good English. Zoia can drive, swim and cycle. She has experience taking care of children aged 0-10 years, but she feels comfortable working with children of any age. She works at a Daycare Center and organizes outdoor activities and ones such as painting and educational games for ten children. Previously she worked at another Daycare center for two years, she took care of 10 children. She read stories, played games and did puzzles with them. She also taught children the alphabet and English. She helps taking care of her little sister who is only 4 very often. Currently she also works in an international restaurant where she speaks English daily with the customers. In her free time Zoia has many different activities varying from sports, arts, video gaming and playing drums. She also enjoys watching English movies and going to the museum. She does not mind doing light housework chores. Zoia is a very smart, easygoing, funny and entertaining girl who is looking forward to becoming an au pair in The Netherlands!
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She has her driver's license.


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Name Vilma Gisel Benavides Astudillo
Nationality Ecuadorian
Age 27 yrs old
Available ASAP in 2017, visa permitting
Profile Vilma is an au pair STAR from Ecuador. She drives (stick), cycles (and is tall enough for a bakfiets) and loves to swim. Vilma speaks English to an intermediate level and native Spanish. She has a basic knowledge of German and would love to improve her English and German. Vilma is one of 8 children and is the 7th child and has 1 younger sister. She is an educated young lady who has done post graduate studies in development projects. Vilma has a lot of babysitting experience, moslly with children that are schoolaged but she has also worked with a 2 yr old and she is basically comfortable with ages 1 and up. She has done first aid. Vilma is happy to help with light houswork but will need to learn how to iron. She knows how to cook typical Ecuadorian dishes. Vilma is rather neat. She enjoys pets and would be happy to help out with their care.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments Au pair STAR

Name Diana Burbano
Nationality Colombian
Age 29 yrs old
Available Flexible in 2017 for 12 months
Profile Diana is a new au pair STAR from Bogota, Colombia. She is a mature Biology teacher who speaks native Spanish, good English and would like to learn Dutch. She drives, cycles weekly (and is tall enough for a " bakfiets" ) and swims regularly. Diana has a lot of childcare experience and is able to care for all ages, from newborn babies up to teenagers. She has done first aid and has been a teacher for over 7 years. Diana is very neat and is happy to cook and help with light housework. She can make Colombian food and can also prepare dishes that are specific for a child. Diana loves pets and would not mind caring for them. Hobbies for this well organized young lady include reading, travelling, music and she likes to learn about other cultures and languages. She is described as active, sporty, intelligent and mature.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Elizabeth Pavon
Nationality Ecuadorian
Age 25 yrs old
Available August 2017 for 12 months
Profile Elizabeth is a new au pair STAR from Quito, in Ecuador. She drives (shift), cycles (she is tall enough for a " bakfiets " ) and swims. Elizabeth speaks good English and native Spanish and would like to further improve her English language skills. She is an educated young lady with a degree in chemistry. Elizabeth loves children and has cared for babies as well as older children and is happy to care for all ages. She has done first aid. Elizabeth loves to cook and can make quite a variety of dishes. She would be happy to cook for her host family and help with light housework. She prefers a clean and neat living environment. She enjoys dogs but not cats and would prefer a family without cats. Elizabeth loves sports and does yoga, pilates, swimming and also loves to dance and cycle. She plays piano and is musical. She is described as very caring and honest and responsible. She is also a bit of a perfectionist and likes to do a job well.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Ivon Nataly Alvarez Candela
Nationality Colombian
Age 28 yrs old
Available ASAP, visa permitting
Profile Ivon is an au pair STAR from Colombia who has experience working as a teacher and has studied early childhood education. She speaks sufficient English and comes from a large family. She has been working as a pre-school teacher and elementary school teacher for the past 8 years and she is an aunt as well and spends a lot of time with her nieces and nephews. She would be happy to work with children of any age, including babies (she has experience with babies). She would also be happy to work with a child with special needs. Ivon drives and she can cycle and swim. She is happy to help out with light housework tasks and she can cook (Colombian food). Pets are not a problem for her, she loves animals. In her free time, Ivon likes to go to the movies, play sports, go for a walk with her pets, and she likes to draw and paint.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She will need a visa. She has her driver's license and will be able to drive in the EU for 6 months. Ivon is part of our au pair STAR program.

Name Angie Marriaga Rocha
Nationality Colombian
Age 24 yrs old
Available Asap/February for 12 months
Profile Angie is an au pair STAR from Colombia. She speaks Spanish and sufficient English. She has a degree in Digital Marketing, but loves children. She has worked as an English teacher for a girl, babysat children and has volunteerd for an NGO with children. All children were between the age of 2 and 11 yrs old. She would be happy to work with children of any age. She has spent 6 months in the States with her sister and nephew and she cannot wait to become an au pair in the Netherlands! Angie drives and she can cycle and swim. She is happy to help out with light housework tasks and she can cook. Pets are not a problem for her, she really likes animals. In her free time she loves to read books, explore, arts and crafts and spend time with friends and family.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She will need a visa. She has her driver's license and will be able to drive in the EU for 6 months.

Name Emanuele Garrido da Silva
Nationality Brazilian
Age 29 yrs old
Available End of February for 12 months
Profile Emanuele is a wonderful new au pair STAR.She is an educated girl with a degree in Business Administration. She is originally from Brazil but currently works in Dublin, Ireland where she has been for over 1.5 yrs, working as a kindergarten teacher. Emanuele drives and cycles daily but does not swim. She speaks native Portuguese and English fluently and is interested in learning another language like Dutch. Emanuela has experience with children aged 7 months to 9 yrs old, but is happy to work with all ages. Emanuele adores kids and that shines through in her file. She is also happy to help with light housework, is neat and knows how to cook some fabulous Brazilian and Mexican dishes. In her free time this loving, fun, open minded young lady likes to go roller blading, she loves to cycle and she plays football (soccer), ice-skating and hitting the gym are two other favorites.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Katrin Anselmo de Oliveira
Nationality Brazilian
Age 27 years old
Available March 2018 visa permitting
Profile Katrin is our newest au pair plus all the way from Brazil! After spending 21 months in the United States as an au pair, she would love to become an au pair in The Netherlands. Katrin drives, cycles and swims. She has a lot of childcare experience, before going to the US she worked in a nursery and has been taking care for 19 children. She did different activities with them and took care of them. During her time as an au pair in the United States, Katrin worked 45 hours a week taking care of children aged 2 months old – 6 years old. She is experienced in working with children aged 3 months – 12 years old and she would love to work with all ages. In her free time Katrin has many different hobbies and activities she likes to do and practice. She does not only love going outdoors for a bike ride and to go hiking, she is also fond of meeting up with friends, playing the guitar and ukulele, singing and making crafts. She also enjoys watching movies and discovering new places. Since Katrin loves going outdoors, she enjoys taking the children for outside for a picknick for example. Katrin is described as friendly, open minded, organized and flexible who can cook do all sorts of household chores.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Karin is an au pair plus and will need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She is being considered.

Name Natalia Orozco Mora
Nationality Colombian
Age 28 years old
Available From September 2018 for 12 months
Profile Natalia is an active au pair from Colombia. She drives cylces and swims. Natalia loves languages and recently obtained her bachelor degree in modern languages. Because of this bachelor she learned how to speak French and English to a good level. She would also love to learn speaking other languages like Dutch! Natalia gained childcare experience by working in summer camps in the United States, working in an orphanage and by participating in projects organized by public schools. She has experience with children of all ages. She also has experience with children having special needs such as down syndrome, autism and cerebral palsy. In her free time Natalia loves to practice parkour, to dance, to go to the movies with her friends and to travel. She is neat and willing to do all household chores. She knows how to cook and enjoys pets a lot! She has a dog herself and would love taking care of pets. Natalia is a warm, curious, honest and responsible lady who would love to come to The Netherlands as an au pair! She is ready for the adventure and can’t wait to be immersed by Dutch culture and to discover The Netherlands.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Natalia is an au pair Star and needs a visa. She obtained her drivers license in 2010 and can drive for 6 months in the EU.


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Name Faridy Contreras Deustúa
Nationality Mexican
Age nearly 30 years old
Available April 2018 for 12 months
Profile Faridy is a mature candidate from Mexico. She speaks native Spanish, good English, and would like to improve her English and learn Dutch. She can swim and cycle and has her driver's license. Faridy has experience looking after children between the ages of 4 and 12 years old and while she is willing to look after younger children, she would prefer a family with children aged 4 years and older. Faridy currently works as a copywriter at a newspaper and is also a freelance photographer. She often photographs children and hopes to make this her profession in the future. Faridy worked as a teacher's assistant, which required her to look after 4 year olds during school hours. Furthermore, Faridy has babysat for many years. In her free time she enjoys meditating, taking pictures (she always has her camera with her), and exploring new cities. She would be happy to help out with light housework but will need some assistance with certain tasks in the beginning. Some of Farida's favorite activities to do with children include going to the park, arts&crafts, and playing games. Faridy is described as mature, patient, responsible, and trustworthy.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She will need a visa. Faridy has her driver's license and will be able to drive in EU for 6 months.

Name Susana Valeria Penaloza
Nationality Mexican
Age 19 yrs old
Available ASAP (visa permitting)
Profile Valeria is a new active au pair candidate from Mexico who is excited about spending a year in the Netherlands. She speaks English to a good level and would love to learn Dutch so she can understand her host family and can be part of the culture while living in Holland. Valeria drives, and she can cycle and swim. She has been babysitting for several different families, about 10 hours each week. She would feed the kids, play with them, take them swimming, read to them, etc. She has also done social service at an orphanage where she took care of kids between the ages of 3 and 6 years old and she taught the kids English. She is happy to look after kids aged 3 years old and up. She is happy to help out with doing light housework and she can cook basic meals. Valeria is happy to accept a family with pets. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, watching sports, reading, watching movies, riding her bike and she likes baking. She is a creative girl who is very patient and does not give up easily.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She will need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Tatiana de la Torre Barba
Nationality Mexican
Age 20 yrs old
Available ASAP, visa permitting
Profile Tatiana is a new au pair candidate from Mexico who is good at multitasking and is always patient. She speaks English to a good level and would love to learn Dutch. She is studying psychology but would love to take a gap year during her studies and continue with her studies after that. She has babysitting experience with children aged 1 year old and up. Tatiana can cycle and swim and is a good cook. She would be happy to help out with light housework tasks, including cooking. She would prefer a family without cats, other animals ar fine. In her free time, she likes to listen to music, watch movies and read.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She will need a visa.

Name Ana Lucero Lopez Rodriguez
Nationality Mexican
Age 26 years old
Available From July/August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Ana is our cheerful new au pair from Mexico. She is part of our au pair STAR program. After graduating from university in February 2014, she is now working as a teacher. She has worked with a group of 1 yr olds and taught them and helped them to improve their gross motor skills by playing games. She also took care of children aged 3-6 years old. She taught them English, mathematics and values. Ana is a friendly and caring girl who grew up in a warm family who enjoy spending time together. They like having lunch together, to go out on the weekends or to spend afternoons together. When taking care of children Ana likes to play, to dance, talk and to do arts and crafts with them. She is experienced in doing all light household chores and likes pets. In her free time she likes spending time with friends and family, learning new things and having fun. She also takes English lessons and follows Zumba classes. Ana would also love to improve her English and learn Dutch.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments Ana can drive, swim and cycle. She will need a visa. She is part of our au pair STAR program. She can drive for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Benita C.
Nationality Canadian
Age 21 years old
Available May 2018
Profile Benita is a sporty au pair from Canada! She comes from a family that is very active and busy, but enjoys spending time together. Benita has Dutch roots and would love coming to The Netherlands since her grandparents are Dutch! Benita lived away from home for a year to attend college and obtained a diploma in Travel and Hospitality. Because of her studies she works at a bar as a waitress and knows very well how to clean and organize. Benita herself is also very neat and feels most comfortable when everything is kept clean. Benita got childcare experience by babysitting at many different families for children aged 4-11 years old. To extend her knowledge about childcare, she has also followed a babysitting course. Benita loves doing sports and in her free time she loves to go hiking, to do fitness, skiing, snowboarding and skating. She is also very interested in filming and loves to do scrapbooking. Benita is described as a person having a great sense of humor, good communication skills, outgoing and a quick learner. She travelled to The Netherlands already and would love being part of the country while taking care of children!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Benita needs a visa, got her drivers license in 2014, she can cycle and swim. She is being considered.

Name Kayla B
Nationality American
Age 18 yrs old
Available June - August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Kayla is a kind and loving au pair STAR from America! She is a native English speaker and can speak basic Dutch and French. She can cycle and swim. Her love for children comes from her mother who is the director of a daycare. Kayla helps her mom sometimes in her daycare, volunteered at a summer school for a week, babysat two kids, age 7 and 12, for one month every day and she currently works at the local gym in the kid's clubhouse. She has experience working with babies and children up to the age of 13 years old. She loves to play games, make music, dance and cook with children. During her free time Kayla loves to sing, she has been in several choirs and has done some theater, she enjoys dancing, reading, doing arts and crafts and spending time with friends and family. She does not mind doing light housework and she enjoys cooking and baking. She likes pets and would be happy to help out feeding the animals. Kayla is described as being proactive, responsible and as someone that easily adapts.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. Kayla is vegetarian, but she has no problem preparing meat and fish for the family.


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Name Pondtiwa
Nationality Thai
Age 29 yrs
Available ASAP for 12 months
Profile We are very happy to be able to present our first au pair PLUS from Thailand. Pondtiwa is an educated and travelled young lady. She holds a bachelor's degree in business Chinese and speaks Thai, Chinese and English. Pondtiwa has lived in China for 2 years, in the US for nearly half a year on a Work&Travel program and in Australia for 3 yrs. Pondtiwa has 3 years experience working in a daycare and is able to work with ages 0-10 yrs old. She loves kids and is very kind and caring. She drives and has been doing so for 8 years. Cycling is not a problem either as along with badminton and table tennis and swimming, it is one of her hobbies. Ponditwa is well organized and will gladly help with light housework. She would prefer not to care for pets however.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She will need a visa. She is part of our au pair PLUS program and can drive for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Matchima Donphan
Nationality Thai
Age 27 years old
Available January 2018 - April 2018 departure for 12 months
Profile Matchima is an easy going 27 year old au pair from Thailand. After finishing a major creative art and furniture design at the university, she has been working as a food and beverage coordinator. She speaks Thai (native) and English well. She has experience in taking care of children aged 3 - 10 years old and older. She gained her experience by babysitting children of guests in a hotel. Here she organizes activities for the children, such as going to a sports game, building birds houses and dancing together. During her studies she also was an Art teacher at an institute for children aged 3-12 years old.Besides this she gained experience by taking care of her younger cousins on a daily basis. Matchima is able to cook, do laundry, to go grocery shopping and to clean. In her free time Matchima likes to play table tennis, go swimming, go snookering and play badminton. She also enjoys to do meet up with new people from different cultures, to meet with friends and to go for a walk. She is described as a polite, patient, cheerful, confident and independent young lady. Matchima is very interested in foreign languages as well.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She can drive and needs a visa. She does not want to take care of pets.