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AUPAIR Profiles Last updated: 15 December 2017

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Name Teri Rich
Nationality New Zealand
Age 24 yrs old
Available Flexible for 12 months
Profile Teri is a stunning new Junior nanny from Auckland, New Zealand. She drives, cycles and swims, speaks native English and is interested in learning Dutch. Teri has a lot of nanny and babysitting jobs and has cared for babies as well as older children. She especially has a lot of experience with babies 3 months up to 2 yrs old and with younger children up to the age of 7 but she is happy to care for older children as well. Teri believes in given the children in her care her full attention and in clear communications. She is happy to help with housework and knows how to cook. Pets are not a problem for her either and she likes dogs, cats and other household pets. Teri is also rather neat and likes to keep her work and living space tidy. Teri is very easy going and always has a smile on her face. In her free time she likes to play guitar and piano, loves to go the beach and she likes travelling and exploring.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our junior nanny program and will apply for a working holiday visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

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 is being considered.


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Name Rolien V.
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Rolien is a new au pair STAR candidate from Windhoek in Namibia. She is busy learning how to drive, cycles and swims. Her native language is Afrikaans and she also speaks English fluently. Rolien would love to learn German. She has lived away from home for the past 2 yrs and is independent. Rolien loves children and has a lot of babysitting experience. She has also volunteered at a gymnasium and is able to work with ages 0-12 yrs old. Rolien is happy to help with light housework and she is a great cook (it's a hobby of hers). Dishes that she loves to make include chicken, pasta's, veggies, fish and various meat dishes. She is also quite neat and well organized. She is happy to accept a family with pets. Rolien enjoys drawing, reading, exercising and new adventures. She is described as a calm and open minded person who is good at handling different situations. She loves to learn new things!
Smoker non smoker
Comments She needs a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Elizabeth
Nationality South African
Age 27 yrs old
Available End of April 2018 for 12 months
Profile Elizabeth is a wonderful, mature au pair PLUS from the Western Cape. She speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and would love to learn Dutch. Elizabeth drives, cycles and swims and has already been a successful au pair in the USA for 1,5 yrs. She has loads of babysitting experience and is able to care for all ages. In the States she cared for a little baby boy but she also has experience caring for multiple children and her most recent experience included caring for 3 children aged 3, 4 and 12. Elizabeth is happy to help with light housework and she is neat. She loves to cook and can make different dishes such as pasta's, salads, fish, beef and lamb (no pork), veggies and more. Elizabeth has done first aid and child care courses in order to prepare for her time in the US. She loves to be creative and innovative with the children in her care. She is described as very honest, well spoken, friendly and mature.
Smoker She does not smoke.
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. She is allergic to CATS. She is being considered.

Name Leandra de M.
Nationality South African
Age 23 yrs old
Available December 2017 - March 2018 departure for 12 months
Profile Leandra is a new gem from Pretoria, South Africa. She is native Afrikaans speaking and speaks English and would love to learn Dutch (which should be easy for her) or German. Leandra is an oldest child who drives, cycles and swims and has loads of childcare experience. She is also very creative and playful with the children in her care. Leandra has worked as an assistant teacher for 4 yrs with children aged 4-15 yrs old. She has also been an au pair for a local family with 3 children aged 6-16 yrs old. Leandra has also worked at a preschool with babies and basically has experience with all age groups. She is passionate about working with babies, toddlers and special needs children and would be happy to be matched to a family with small children or those with special needs. Leandra is first aid certified and has done childcare courses and training while working in the field. She is also happy to help with light housework, including cooking which she does daily. She was awarded " chef of the year" while in school. Leandra also loves pets and will certainly care for them. Hobbies for this calm, stable young lady who has loads of patience, include arts & crafts, music, exploring, being out in nature and of course, cooking!
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She drives daily and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She is being considered.

Name Amber P
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Amber is a new au pair from the Western Cape. She cycles swims and plays netball. Her native tongue is English and she also speaks Afrikaans to a good level which will help her learn Dutch. Amber is a middle child and her mother is a teacher and she hopes to teach someday as well too. She has volunteered at an orphanage where she worked with babies, has worked at a crèche and aftercare and has worked with different ages. She is happy to work with all ages but if there is a baby under 1, she might want to wish alongside the mother during the first month to gain more experience. Amber is happy to help with light housework and has been practicing her cooking ever since she applied and can already make chicken dishes, curry’s, stews, meat, meatballs, burgers, salads and vegetable dishes and she will keep on practicing until she leaves. She is neat and will clean up after herself. Amber is not used to pets but happy to help with their care. She is very sporty and likes to go swimming and loves playing her favorite sport, netball. She also enjoys baking and she likes to eat! Amber exercises and goes to the gym when she can and she also loves family time and having fun with one another. She is very truthful and persistent and loyal. She truly gets along well with children and cares for them and is looking forward to sharing her caring nature with a family in Holland.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She has been placed.

Name Wynonia Oosthuizen
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 20ieth for 12 months
Profile Wynonia is from the Western Cape and she is an au pair STAR. Wynonia cycles and swims and speaks native Afrikaans and good English. She would like to learn Dutch. Wynonia is an eldest child and has a little 7 yr old sister. She has a lot of babysitting experience as well as having worked in a crèche with ages 1-6 yrs old. She also has experience caring for babies and is happy to care for all ages 0-8 yrs old. Wynonia has done first aid. She cooks and likes to bake. Dishes that she enjoys making include pastas, cottage pies, vegetable dishes and chicken and stews. She likes to put things were they belong but is not obsessively neat. She is happy to help with light housework in general. Wynonia cites cooking and baking as one of her hobbies and she also enjoys caring for others. She likes to read (and loves reading to kids) likes to go to the gym and she enjoys jogging. She is described as very honest, flexible and positive. She also takes initiative! A trait that will come in handy during her au pair.
Smoker No
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. She has been PLACED.

Name Veniece
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available December/Jan 2018 for 12 months
Profile Veniece is a new au pair STAR who is busy learning how to drive, cycles and swims. She loves to work with kids and works with them at Sunday school. Veniece speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently and is interested in learning both Dutch and German. She is an oldest child and has a younger sister. She has experience caring for children aged 1 and up and has also cared for a child with special needs which she would certainly consider again. She is currently babysitting 1 year old twins and a 4 year old. Veniece is happy to work with all ages including a baby. Veniece will help with light housework but draws the line at cleaning toilets. She cooks three times a week and can make a few dishes such as pasta. She loves farm life and enjoys pets. Veniece is a girl who likes to sing and dance and she likes being outdoors. She is described as very caring and a good listener with a good heart.
Smoker She does not smoke.
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is busy learning how to drive and once she gets her license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Hlonipha Maimela
Nationality South African
Age 29 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 8 months
Profile Hlonipha is a mature South African young lady who goes by the name Nono. She drives and cycles but does not swim. She is tall enough for a " bakfiets". Nono speaks English fluently and some Afrikaans and is interested in learning Dutch. She is from a very large family and a second oldest child. Nono has loads of childcare experience and is currently working at a daycare with kids aged 3 months and up. She has also been a nanny and is happy to care for all ages. Nono ahs done our training course which includes first aid. She is a good cook who is also neat. Nono enjoys pets and would not mind caring for them. In her free time, she loves to draw, listen to music, take care of children and pets. She is described as honest, trustworthy and adaptable. She also has a great sense of humour which shines through all that she does!
Smoker She does not smoke
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 Taryn
Nationality South African
Age 19 yrs old
Available ASAP in 2017 for 12 months
Profile Taryn is from Jeffrey's Bay. She is buys getting her driver's license, knows how to cycle and swims. She speaks native English and some Afrikaans and is interested in learning Dutch. Taryn is happy to help with housework and knows how to cook and clean. She was at college for 6 months and has lived away from home. Taryn is an oldest child and has worked in a nursery with ages 0-4 yrs old. She has also worked with older children and has a lot of experience. She is happy to care for all ages and might consider a child with special needs. Taryn enjoys photography, travelling and music in her free time. She is described as gentle and patient and friendly.
Smoker She does not smoke
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 Jordan
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old in December
Available JANUARY 2018
Profile Jordan currently lives in Botswana but her passport is South African. She is an English native speaker who has a basic knowledge of Africans and would love to learn the Dutch language. Jordan cycles often and is just tall enough for a "bakfiets', swims and is very sporty (she rides horses as well). Jordan is a middle child in a close-knit family with 3 siblings. She will be finishing high school at the end of this year and because she loves children, has decided to become an au pair. Jordan has babysitting experience and most of that has been with children aged 2 and up but she would certainly consider caring for a younger toddler or a baby. She would also be happy to care for a special needs child. Jordan is used to cooking once a week and is happy to help with light housework. Pets are not a problem for her either as at home she cares for them. Jordan loves poetry, enjoys drawing in nature and likes horse back riding which she does once a week. She is described as neat and patient, a girl who gives more than she takes and who is always bubbly and cheerful.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is native ENGLISH speaking.

Name Lakeisha S
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available Between January and March 2018 for 12 months
Profile Lakeisha is a lovely au pair STAR from Namibia! She speaks fluent English and Afrikaans. Lakeisha comes from a close-knitted family of 6. She has a sister and two brother who are much younger and she has helped taking care of them since they were born. She also babysits her nieces. She has experience working with children of any age. She loves taking children to the park, do arts&crafts, play board games and organise little theater shows. She does not mind doing light housework and she likes pets. She can swim and cycle. In her free time Lakeisha likes to model, photograph, dance and sport, go out to the nature, the beach and spend time with friends, family and animals. She is very responsible and compassionate. At first she might be a bit shy, but she is a bubbly extraverted person. Working with children is her passion and she would love to come to the Netherlands to combine her passion with exploring a new culture and become part of a Dutch family!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She needs a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program. She does not have her driver's license.

Name Courtney
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 years old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Courtney is a wonderful au pair STAR candidate from our South African office. She speaks native Afrikaans, fluent English, and would love to learn Dutch or Portuguese, since most of her friends speak Portuguese, She can swim and cycle and would gladly help out with light housework. At home she cooks three times a week. Courtney is very musical as she plays the guitar and sings. She has experience working with children of all ages, including infants. In her free time Courtney enjoys dancing, reading, swimming, and going to the gym. Courtney's favorite activities to do with children include going on adventures, playing outside, going to theme parks, and swimming. Courtney is described as outgoing, friendly, and kind-hearted.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is going to do her learners and license at the end of October. She is being considered.

Name Ambor G
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 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 girl , 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 M
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 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.

Name Zeldine N.
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2018 visa permitting
Profile Au pair STAR Zeldine is from the Western Cape in South Africa. She can cycle and swim, speaks native Afrikaans and is fluent in English. She has been babysitting children after school, on weekends, and during holidays and has most experience with children aged 4 years old and up.She is also prepared to work with children 1-3 years as well. Zeldine is happy to help out with light housework tasks and has already started practicing her cooking so she can cook for her host family as well (she has basic cooking skills at the moment). She would be happy to be placed in a family with pets. Her hobbies include dancing, reading and she is interested in music, nature and animals. She is adaptable and flexible as well as patient, especially with children.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

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 Rachel A
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available December 2017 - June 2018 for 12 months (visa permitting)
Profile Rachel is an au pair STAR from the Western Cape. She is busy getting her driver's license, cycles and knows how to swim. Her native tongue is ENGLISH and she speaks Afrikaans which will help her learn Dutch, which she is eager to do. She has experience caring for a 5 yr old boy with mild autism and is happy to care for children aged 1-12 yrs old. She may consider a child with special needs. Rachel is a good cook and is happy to cook dishes such as pasta, chicken and fresh salads for her host family. She also knows how to bake. She adores animals and will be more than willing to help with their care. Rachel is active and sporty and body-boards, goes horse-riding and hiking and loves being outdoors. She is described as a good team player with a lovely sense of humor who can also be firm if need be.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is NATIVE ENGLISH speaking. Rachel is learning how to drive and when she has her license, she can drive for 6 months in the EU. She will need a visa. She is being considered.

Name Dionne Klaasen
Nationality South African
Age 22 yrs old
Available Flexible in 2017 or 2018 for 12 months (visa permitting)
Profile Dionne is a great new au pair STAR from the Western Cape. She cycles (and is tall enough for a " bakfiets" ), swims and speaks native ENGLISH and good Afrikaans. She would love to learn both Dutch and French. Dionne is the second oldest and has a much younger brother that she has helped care for. She has also done volunteering and has cared for her cousins who live with her. She has experience with ages 0-7 yrs old and that is the age group she is most comfortable with. She would certainly consider caring for a child with a disability. Dionne is happy to help with light housework including cooking. She likes an organized work space and is clean and neat. Dionne is happy to care for pets such as cats and dogs. In her free time she likes to take photo's, explore new places, read and she likes being outdoors. She is described as creative, funny and a people's person.
Smoker non- smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is native ENGLISH SPEAKING.

Name Leana B
Nationality South African
Age 19.5 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Leana is a new au pair STAR from South Affrica. She cycles and swims and loves to cook and bake. Leana speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently and is interested in learning Dutch. She is a musical girl who is busy learning how to play piano and she is one of twins! Her sister was also an au pair which has inspired Leana to follow in her footsteps (her sister was very successful and we are honored to give Leana the same opportunity now). Leana has been caring for a girl of now 4 yrs old since she was one and started caring for her little brother as well. She is able to care for ages 0-8 yrs old and also has experience with older kids. Leana has done first aid and is happy to help with light housework. She is a good cook and can make dishes such as curry, pastas, salads, chicken and much more! Leana loves to help people and hopes to be a doctor some day. She is a leader who is very friendly and respectful of others. Apart from playing piano, Leana also plays field hockey.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She has been placed.

Name Bianca S
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available May 2018 for 12 months
Profile Bianca is an au pair STAR from South Africa. She is busy getting her driver's license and knows how to cycle and swim. She also loves to go running and plays guitar. Bianca speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently and is interested in learning Dutch. She coaches gymnastics and has done babysitting as well as teaching Sunday school. She would love to work with babies or toddlers and has experience with ages up to 14 yrs old. Bianca cooks regularly and makes pastas, veggies, meat, chicken, salads and more. She likes a neat home and will help with light housework. Apart from being musical and sporty, Bianca is also creative. She is hardworking, joyful and doesn't give up easily. On top of that, she really loves working with kids!
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, will be able to cycle for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Marna G
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 3 years 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.
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.

Name Samanthia
Nationality Namibian
Age 27 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Samanthia is a wonderful new mature Au Pair STAR from Walvisbaai in Namibia. She is an educated young lady who has studied economics and who speaks both English and Afrikaans fluently. Samanthia drives, cycles and swims and is very sporty and active. She loves children and has experience caring for siblings (she is the oldest child) and family members and would like to care for ages 1 and up. Samanthia likes to keep fit by going for a jog and enjoys cooking. She is happy to help with light housework and also care for pets. This reliable, trustworthy, kind and loving young lady enjoys the outdoors, music and reading.
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. She has been placed.

Name Tiffany
Nationality South African
Age 19 yrs old
Available January 2018
Profile Tiffany is an au pair star from South Africa. She just finished her exams and is really looking forward to becoming an au pair in the Netherlands for one year! She has two sisters with whom she gets along really well. Tiffany as experience working with children between the age of 9 months and 3 years old. She is a calm and loving person, and loves being around kids and see them grow and learn new things. She really likes animals. After her year as an au pair she wants to start studying and become a peadiatrician.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Jo-Mariza
Nationality South African
Age 22 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Jo-Mariza (nickname Misa) is an au pair star from South Africa. She is a very active girl, who loves to do active sports, like karate, cross country four wheeling, dancing and DIY projects. She has experience with kids from the age of only a couple of months old up to 9 years and she would be happy to work with children of all ages. She also really loves animals and being in nature. At home she has dogs, parrots and a cat. Misa does not mind doing light housework, she has a lot of experience cooking as she regularly cooks for her own family. Misa is currently working in a crèche to gain even more experience. She is also an educated young lady who has studied wildlife conservation and hopes to have her degree in the next few years. Misa is described as a leader, a very kind hearted girl who makes sure everyone is happy. She is also the first to help with dishes and cooking and did an awesome job at our training weekend where she was liked by all!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She has her driver's license and will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Inka
Nationality South African
Age 29 years old
Available May 2018
Profile Inka is an excellent Au Pair PLUS candidate who currently works in China as an English teacher at a kindergarden. For four years she was a teacher and taught classes to children from 7-13 and 16-18 years old. She also worked with children of 1-7 years old. She was also a coach for the sports teams and was on hostel duty during the weekends. Here she took care of the children by getting them ready for school and taking care of them when returning from school. In her free time, she loves to travel and learn new things. She loves going out to do outdoor activities, such as kayaking, sandboarding, to motorcycle, horse riding and to play badminton. Besides being active she also enjoys watching a movie. She loves all pets and would love taking care of them. She is only a bit scared of birds. She is described as confident and open, but also introvert. She is neat and clean, likes to read, do arts and crafts, to play outside and to do sports with children.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments Inka is part of our au pair plus program and will need a visa. She also has her drivers license.

Name Lauren
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available January/February 2018 for 12 months
Profile Lauren is an au pair star from Namibia. She speaks fluent Afrikaans and English and would love to learn Dutch. In December she will finish high school and would love to become an au pair in the Netherlands! She comes from a big family, she has 4 younger siblings and one that is older. Her family is very supportive. Lauren has a lot of child care experience with children who are only a couple of months old up to 12 years old. She is used to taking care of her younger siblings and babysit other children as well. She is described as having a natural way with children. She really loves singing, dacing and doing arts and crafts with children. She does not mind doing light house work, and at home she cooks once or twice a week. During her free time she enjoys playing hockey, hanging out with friends and reading books.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Lauren needs a visa. She is part of our au pair STAR program.

Name Caylin
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available End of December 2017/January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Caylin is an active au pair STAR from Namibia. She is an extrovert and caring girl who loves to go on adventures! She speaks Afrikaans and English fluently and would love to learn Dutch. She can swim and cycle. Caylin comes from a big family and lives with her mother, siblings, uncle, aunt and cousins. She has experience working with children up until the age of 12 years old, including babies and she would be happy to take care of children any age. Caylin is described by others as having a special way with children: she attracts children and has a lot of patience with them. When looking after children, she likes to be active with the, playing games and doing sports. She likes animals, but she is allergic to cats. She does not mind doing light house work, at home she usually cooks once a week. In her free time, she plays hockey and does athletics, she is creative, enjoys singing, dancing and enjoys hanging out with friends.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Caylin is an au pair STAR. She needs a visa. She does not have a driver's license.

Name Pauline B
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available January 2018 - February 2018 departure for 12 months
Profile Pauline is a new au pair STAR and a happy girl from the country side of South Africa, who will graduate from high school in December 2017. Her native language is Afrikaans but she is fluent in English as well. She would love to follow a language course and to learn Dutch. She is very close with her family and they have a great sense of humor. They do a lot of fun activities and even participate in team sport together! In her free time she loves to travel, do sports, play board games, is interested in photography and to listen to music. She has experience in taking care of children from 1-12 years old. She gained the experience by working in the local care center during the holidays. Here she sometimes helps in classes , babysits, takes care of the older children by helping them doing their homework and helps out with the aftercare program. She has also been to Malawi for three weeks, here she took care of children aged 3-5 years old. She organized games and activities for them. Pauline cooks more than once a week and usually cooks pasta, rice, roasts, chicken, vegetables and meat. She can drive, cycle, is neat, motivated, responsible and enjoys living life. She would love to learn about another culture, language and to see how children are raised differently in other countries.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Kayleigh
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 Mabeth Crafford
Nationality South African
Age 21 years old
Available From January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Mabeth is an artistic and smart candidate from South Africa. This month – December 2017 – she is graduating from university. She studied hard to get her major in linguistics and archeology. She comes from a warm family of six, including her dog Bella. Mabeth is the eldest of the children and there is a large age difference between her and her younger siblings. She has experience in working with children aged 1 up until 12 years old. The hardworking Mabeth gained the experience when she babysat during high school. For four years she took care of different children. The sessions differed from three hours a single night to staying with the children whilst their parents were out of town for a couple of days. She used to fed them, cook for them, made their bottles and many more things. Mabeth has also been helping sometimes at primary school sport teams when the coach could not make it. She also tutored a boy and taught him languages such as Afrikaans. Besides taking care of children she is also experienced in all sorts of light household chores except for ironing, but she is willing to learn. In her free time she enjoys travelling and to explore cultures. She likes going to museums, to the movies, to read and walking in parks. She is a good cook and learned it in her student home. She had to cook once each week for her roommates and loves to bake! When taking care of kids she prefers doing activities such as playing outside, building sand castles and swimming. Besides being very active she also likes to read to them and to cook and bake together. Mabeth is fond of languages and would love learning Dutch!
Smoker non-smoker
Comments Mabeth is part of our au pair star program and needs a visa. She can drive, swim and cycle. She will be able to drive for 6 months in NL. She is being considered.

Name Meredith C
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available January/April 2018 for 12 months
Profile Meredith is a outgoing au pair STAR from Namibia. She speaks Afrikaans and English and would love to learn Dutch! She has been living with her grandparents since she was little, but she visits her mom regularly. She has experience taking care of children any age. She is currently babysitting her neighbour's child on a daily basis. Her grandmother has a crèche and Meredith has worked there for three weeks fulltime during August, taking care of 12-25 children between the age of 4 to 6. Meredith really enjoys swimming, cooking and baking and doing arts&crafts with children. She is very outgoing and spontaneous who love to be creative! Meredith is an ambitious, loving girl who would love to become an au pair in the Netherlands! In the future, she would like to become a teacher.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Meredith is part of our au pair star program and needs a visa. She swim and cycle. She will do her driver's test before departure. She will be able to drive for 6 months in NL.

Name Desiree O.
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.


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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 is being considered.

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 Adeline Prevotat
Nationality French
Age 22 years old
Available February 15th for 6 months
Profile Adeline Prevotat is an open minded French girl who would love to go abroad and work as an au pair. She is native French speaking and speaks English and Spanish a bit. She is experienced in taking care of children aged 1-10 years old. She gained the experience by working as a baby sitter for an agency. In her free time she enjoys horse riding, to go out with friends and to go to the museum. She loves to go travelling as well. She is happy, wants to experience something new and is punctual as well. Adeline is experienced in doing household chores like cleaning, doing the dishes, ironing, doing grocery shopping, cooking and tidying the house. Adeline is a motivated student who still needs to pass a couple of exams after arrival. Therefore she has to return to France for couple of days in May.
Smoker She will give up smoking to au pair.
Comments Adeline does not need a visa. She can swim and cycles daily. She started her driver's license and is planning on having it in January 2018.


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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 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. 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 going outdoors, doing arts and crafts and cooking. She values open communication. She does not mind doing light housework. She loves animals, her family has a dog and she enjoys horseback riding in her free time. 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 Liudmyla (MYLA) Pavlova
Nationality Ukranian
Age 20 years old.
Available December 2017 up to June 2018 for 12 months
Profile Liudmyla, Myla, is an energetic Ukrainian au pair STAR currently living in Wroclaw, Poland. She is native in Ukrainian and Russian and speaks fluent English and Polish. She would love to learn Dutch and is very interested in The Netherlands and its culture. Currently she works in Poland as a real time analyst. She moved there after finishing college, she graduated in a major graphic design and arts. During her studies she organized summer camps for children aged 6-12 years old. Here she was in charge of organizing and giving workshops and lessons. She also gained experience when working for a family and taking care of their children, aged 7 and 3 years old, on a daily basis. Myla is very interested in arts, graphic design and loves to paint, to dance, to go running and to swim. She is a positive, open minded, punctual and responsible girl who has experience with doing all kinds of household chores. She loves cooking and she tries to experiment with different combinations. When taking care of children she enjoys most taking them to playgrounds/parks, to cook together and to learn them some techniques in arts. Myla has a friendly and caring personality who can also be honest and direct. She always tries to keep things clear and straight.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments Myla is allergic to fish and cannot eat it. She cannot drive either but she can cycle. She will need a visa. She is part of our au pair STAR program.

Name Zoia D.
Nationality Ukrainian
Age 21 years old
Available January 2018 - June 2018 departure
Profile Zoia is an Ukrainian girl 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 has experience taking care of children aged 0-10 years, but she is willing to work with children of all ages. 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 for 10 children. She read stories to them, playing games and doing puzzles with them. She also taught children the alphabet and English. She also babysat very often on her little sister. 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 can do light house hold chores like doing the dishes and laundry. Zoia also cooks. 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 Zoia has her drivers license, can swim and will need a visa. She is part of our au pair STAR program.


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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 Lina Castano
Nationality Colombian
Age 26 yrs old
Available ASAP for 12 months
Profile Lina is an au pair STAR from Colombia who has experience with children from the age of 3 months to 12 yrs. She comes from a family with two siblings. She speaks Spanish and sufficient English. She currently works as an English teacher and administrative assistant. She has worked as a fulltime child minder with children from several ages. Lina loves the energy that children have and share. She would be happy to work with children of any age, including babies (she has experience with babies). Lina 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, they are part of the family. In her free time she loves to explore, cook desserts, read books and cycle.
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 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.


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Name Estefania Velasquez
Nationality Mexican
Age 24 yrs old
Available Flexible, 12 months in 2017-2018
Profile Estefania is an excellent new au pair PLUS from Mexico who has already au paired for a full year in the USA where she cared for 2,5 yr old triplets! Estefania drives and cycles but does not swim. She loves children of all ages and is happy to care for all ages. She is described as very creative and resourceful, kind and patient and with the ability to follow directions. Estefania is happy to help with light housework and will also be able to care for your pets. She is college educated and would like to eventually work as a nutritionist. Healthy eating is important to her. In her free time she likes to learn new languages (she speaks native Spanish, good English and sufficient French) go camping, ride horses, go to the movies or theater and she enjoys music as well as playing soccer and basketball.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair PLUS program and will require a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been PLACED.

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 Adriana Escadora
Nationality Mexican
Age 20 yrs old
Available ASAP, visa permitting
Profile Adriana is another new au pair STAR candidate from Mexico. She can cycle and swim and speaks English to a good level. Adriana would love to learn some Dutch as well. She has babysitting experience with school age children but would be happy to look after younger children (aged 1 year old and up) as well. She likes to be active with the kids she babysits: playing soccer, and do all sorts of creative activities with them. Adriana is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she can cook and likes to cook healthy food. Pets are not a problem for her. In her free time, she likes to travel, meet new people and explore new cultures. She also enjoys swimming, reading, going to the gym, walking her dog, watching movies and singing.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program. She will need a visa.

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 Erendira
Nationality Mexican
Age 29 yrs old
Available Flexible in 2017 or 2018 for 12 months
Profile Erendira is a new au pair PLUS candidate from Mexico. She has au paired in the US for a year where she looked after two small children. She is looking forward to au pairing in Europe now! Other than her au pair experience, Erendira has babysitting experience as well and is most experienced with younger kids, including a baby. She speaks English to a very good level, a little bit of German and French and would love to learn Dutch as well. She can cycle and swim (she is still taking classes) and she drives. Hobbies for Erendira include learning about history, arts, architecture and she likes to cycle and read. Erendira is happy to help out with lighth housework tasks and she can cook as well and would love to cook her Mexican dishes for you but is also happy to learn how to cook typical Dutch meals. She is a very sociable and energetic person and always tries to enjoy life to te fullest.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair PLUS program and will need a visa. She drives but can only do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Michelle L
Nationality American
Age 25 yrs old
Available December/Jan for 12 months
Profile Michelle is a new, mature au pair STAR from the East coast in the US. She drives, cycles and swims and is CPR certified. Michelle speaks native English, French fluently and sufficient German. She is interested in learning Dutch. Michelle has done a year abroad while in high school and has lived on her own while studying Journalism/Film Studies in NYC. She has worked as a camp counselor and has local babysitter and has experience caring for children 4 and up but would prefer children aged 8 and up. She is very neat and happy to help with light housework and knows how to cook. She has dogs and cats herself and will certainly help care for the family's pets. In her free time Michelle likes to go running, do yoga and pilates and ride her bike. She is described as very easy going, funny and open minded.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments Michelle 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 Hailey Tobin
Nationality Canadian
Age 21 years old
Available December 2017, January 2018
Profile Hailey is our new candidate from Canada who can work in a junior nanny program. She is able to drive, cycle and swim and loves to go horseback riding! She has worked at a ranch for several years where she taught children (4-14 years old) how to ride horses. She has also worked with infants and babies and toddlers and is able to care for all ages. Hailey is college educated and has a degree in Early Childhood Education which she obtained in June 2017. She enjoys baking, reading, fishing, camping and arts and crafts. She is fluent in English and is willing to learn other languages. Hailey is happy to work with children of all ages and is experienced in this as well by working as a teacher in a toddler room and pre-school. She is also happy to work with children with special needs. Hailey is an active person and would love to take the children outside to do some outdoor activities. Hailey is a very positive and openminded girl who is ready for her next adventure!
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.

Name Sarah Beth Gaither
Nationality American
Age 23 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Sarah Beth is a strong new au pair STAR candidate from Alabama, USA. She drives (automatic), cycles and swims and she is CPR certified. Her native language is English and she speaks basic French and Spanish. She has lived away from home and has a bachelor's degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management. Sarah has been babysitting since college and currently works as a nanny Monday to Friday. She has childcare experience with all ages and is happy to work with all ages, including a baby. Her current nanny job is with a little boy who was 9 months old when she started (he is now 3 yrs old). She might consider working with a child with special needs. Sarah is happy to help with light housework and she is a great cook. She loves to make Italian and Mexican dishes and also enjoys vegetarian and vegan cooking. She likes the challenge of anything new when cooking and will also gladly follow recipes. Sarah is easy going and can also work alongside a stay-at-home mom or work with a mom who has just had a newborn baby (she has the experience). She is happy to care for pets and if the family has a dog, she would like to take it for a walk while she takes the kids to the park to play. Sarah is described as very patient and calm, an organized girl who likes to have a positive influence on a child's life.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. Sarah drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Andrea Lopez Valle
Nationality Mexican
Age Nearly 19 yrs old
Available Flexible for 12 months
Profile Andrea is an au pair from Mexico. She lives with her mum and sister. She has experience working with young children from the age of 6 months old up to 12 years old. Andrea would love to work with chlldren from the age of 1 year and older. She describes herself as a creative and very active person and loves playing with kids, doing sports and drawing. During her free time, she like to swim, paint, sing, cycle around and dance. She does not mind doing light housework, and she knows some recipes to cook. She does not like cats, but she really loves dogs. Andrea is a pro-active girl that would love to learn a new culture and a new languag. She is very excited to become part of a caring and active family create a bond with the children!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Andrea is an au pair. She needs a visa. She does not have her driver's license yet.

Name Ana Lucero Lopez Rodriguez
Nationality Mexican
Age 26 years old
Available From February 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. While working as a teacher she took care of children of about 1 year old and learned 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.


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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 Myah
Nationality Chinese
Age 22 yrs old
Available ASAP (visa permitting)
Profile Myah is a great new Chinese au pair STAR candidate from Changzi in China. She loves working with children and is very interested in learning about different cultures - she has a major in Germanistik and would also love to learn about the Netherlands. During holidays for the past 4 years she has been helping a teeanage boy with homework and she has also been looking after a little girl. Myah loves to dance and has been doing Chinese folk dancing ever since she was 5 years old and has already won many awards during dance competitions. She also enjoys playing the organ, listening to music and singing. She would be happy to be placed in a family with pets, she has had dogs herself. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, cooking, or going shopping. When she has the chance she also likes to travel with her friends.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She will need a visa. Myah drives but can only do so for 6 months in the EU. She is part of our au pair STAR program. She is being considered.

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.