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AUPAIR Profiles Last updated: 17 July 2018

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Name Rachel Hatherley
Nationality Australian
Age 27 years old
Available July/August 2018
Profile Rachel is a very qualified new junior nanny candidate from Australia. She has a diploma in early childhood education and has been working as a music teacher and party host and entertainer for kids, as well as a community support worker where she worked with young adults with disabilities. During her studies she has also gained experience working with children between 6 months and 5 years old but Rachel would prefer to work with children aged 1 year old and up.She can cook - she has been teaching kids how to cook - and help out with other light housework tasks as well. She can drive, cycle and swim. Pets are not a problem. Rachel is an open minded person with a big heart and enjoys spending her free time in the garden, writing, reading and listening to 60s music.
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 Nicola Rust
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available August/September 2018 for up 12 months
Profile Nicola is a new au pair STAR from the Western Cape. She finished her Matric in December and is now studying through correspondence but would like to combine that with an overseas experience as she loves children. Nicci is fully bilingual English/Afrikaans, drives, cycles and swims. She is also sporty, quite tall and should not have any problems with a "bakfiets". Nicci is from a large family and has already been away from home for a month as part of the South African "voortrekkers". She has babysitting experience and is able to care for all ages. She loves to teach children new things! Nicci enjoys pets and would not mind caring for them. She is also happy to help with light housework including cooking basic meals and she is quite neat. Hobbies for this active girl include playing netball, dancing and singing and she also enjoys art.
Smoker non smoker
Comments Nicola drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She requires a visa. She has been placed.

Name Tristan Nel
Nationality South African
Age 22 yrs old
Available August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Tristan is a new Au Pair STAR from Cape Town, South Africa. Tristan drives, cycles and swims and speaks native English as well as fluent Afrikaans. She is interested in learning more languages such as Spanish. Tristan has lived on her own and is independent. She is a caring soul who loves children and has cared for all ages and is happy to care for all ages. She is also very very neat and will happily help with light housework including being able to cook light meals. In her free time this adventurous girl likes to go hiking, plays hockey, likes to jog as well as read and cook. She will care for pets but is allergic to cats. Tristan is described as very caring and sweet; a girl with a good heart who will always make sure that the children in her care are safe and happy.
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. Tristan is allergic to CATS.

Name Jane-Ley Antoncich
Nationality Namibian
Age 20 yrs old
Available August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Jane-Ley is our new au pair STAR from Namibia. She can cycle and swim. She speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently. Currently she is working as an assistant teacher at a kindergarten being responsible for three children aged 4 and 6 years old. She is also working as a babysitter weekly at a family taking care of two children aged 4 and 2 years old. She works at this family already for four years. Jane-Ley is experienced in almost all household chores and cooks 2-5 times per week. In her free time she loves photography, being creative, to explore and is a mentor for younger people who need social and academic support. She is a warm and friendly young lady looking forward to her upcoming year as an au pair in The Netherlands!
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa

Name Naefa Mouton
Nationality Namibian
Age 25 yrs old
Available August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Naefa is a wonderful au pair STAR from Namibia who currently resides in South Africa. She cycles and swims daily and is tall enough for a " bakfiets". Naefa speaks native Afrikaans and good English and would like to learn Dutch. She is an oldest child who has a younger sister with chronic epilepsy that she has helped care for. Naefa is currently working as a nanny for a clever 6 yr old girl. She also has lots of babysitting experience and is able to care for all ages 0-12 yrs old. She might also consider a child with special needs. Naefa has studied hospitality and is happy to help with light housework including cooking which she enjoys. She is neat. Naefa also enjoys pets and really likes taking a dog for a walk. In her free time she likes to go cycling and swimming, enjoys reading and baking is one of her hobbies. She is described as very patient with a good sense of humor; great qualities for a future au pair!
Smoker no
Comments She will need a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program.

Name Amber Parring
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available August 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.

Name Amy van Staden
Nationality South African
Age 19 years old
Available August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Amy is from the Western Cape. She speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and is interested in learning Dutch. Amy does not drive but she cycles and is more than tall enough for a "bakfiets" and she swims daily. She is currently studying psychology/social services and would like to take a gap year to au pair. Amy's mom cares for children at their home and Amy has been helping as well as having done babysitting. She is most comfortable with ages 0-8 yrs old. She would certainly care for a child with special needs. She is also happy to help with light housework but although she can bake, she is not a great cook. She enjoys pets and would be more than willling to care for them. In her free time she likes to go horse riding, read and she enjoys photography. Amy is decribed as very trustworthy and loyal.
Smoker No
Comments Amy is is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She has been placed.

Name Nicole Smith
Nationality South African
Age 27 yrs old
Available July/Aug 2018 for 12 months
Profile Nicole is a new au pair STAR from Johannesburg, South Africa. She drives, cycles and swims and is tall which will help her ride a "bakfiets". Nicole is fully bilingual English/Afrikaans and would like to learn Dutch and Spanish. Nicole has been a volunteer at a daycare and has taken care of her sister's baby; she is able to care for all ages 0-12 yrs old. Nicole also has experience with special needs children. She is happy to help with light housework and is able to cook light meals. Nicole enjoys pets (she loves them) and will care for yours. IN her free time she likes to read, travel and listen to music. She is described as responsible, understanding and patient.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Nicole is part of our au pair STAR program. She wil need a visa. She will be able to drive in the EU for 6 months. She is being considered.

Name Lakeisha Stevens
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 yrs old
Available October 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 Samanthia
Nationality Namibian
Age 27 yrs old
Available July 2018 for 6 months
Profile Samanthia is a wonderful 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 already in The Netherlands and available for an interview.

Name Danielle Pretorius
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Danielle is from Cape Town and she speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English. She is busy getting her driver's license, cycles and swims and is very creatiive. She has been babysitting for a number of years now and is able to work with children of all ages. She will consider a child with special needs. Danielle is happy to help with light housework and currently cooks 4-5 times a week. She is able to make pasta's, salads, chicken etc. Danielle will care for pets but is allergic to cats. Hobbies for this creative girl include museums, art and culture and she loves reading and music as well as singing. She is decribed as loving and caring as well as trustworthy with a good sense of humor.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is allergic to cats. She is learning how to drive and when she does, she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Desiree Olavi
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 years old
Available flexible 2018 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 needs to learn how to cycle and swims. 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. Desiree does not swim or cycle nor does she drive.

Name Merentia Engelbrecht
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Merentia is our new sociable au pair STAR candidate from South Africa for 2019! She can swim, cycle and is planning on having her driver’s license before coming to The Netherlands. She is native in Afrikaans and speaks English fluently. Merentia started babysitting when she was 13 years old and gained child care experience with children aged 1-12 years old. She lives on a farm and loves spending time with her pets and her horse. Besides spending time with the animals she also enjoys reading, listening to music and doing arts and crafts in her free time. Merentia is experienced in doing all household chores and knows how to cook different meals.
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.

Name Luschka Engelbreg
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Luschka is a lovely new au pair STAR from the Northern province of Limpopo in South Africa. She grew up on a Game reserve and is an independent young lady who has been to boarding school for the past 5 years. Luschka is learning how to drive, is busy cycling more and knows how to swim. She is bilingual Afrikaans/English and interested in learning Dutch. Luschka is an intelligent young lady who truly loves children and wants to see them thrive and develop. She has a lot of babysitting experience and even started a holiday program for children at the game reserve. Luschka is able to care for ages 1-12. She also adores animals and would be happy to care for them. Luschka is very neat and will help with light housework, she also knows how to cook and does so every weekend. Hobbies for this accomplished young lady include horse riding, playing field hockey, hiking and being outdoors, technical drawing as well as arts & crafts. She is described as a self-motivator; someone who knows what she wants and will work hard to get there.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Once she has her driver's license she will be allowed to drive in Europe for 6 months. She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Christelle Strauss
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Christelle is an au pair STAR all the way from Namibia! She can swim, cycle and is currently taking drivers lessons. She speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently. Last year she obtained her high school diploma and currently she is working as an assistant teacher where she works with children aged 11 months until 4 years old. Furthermore she gained childcare experience by babysitting and by working in a kindergarten as an assistant teacher. Christelle is experienced in doing all household chores and knows how to cook. In her free time she enjoys reading, horseback riding, doing scrapbooking, photography and going for walks. Christelle is a patient, kind and loving au pair who is very much looking forward to her year in The Netherlands!
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. Once she has her drivers license she can drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Elize Myburgh
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Elize is another of our new au pair STAR candidates for 2019. Her native language is Afrikaans and she speaks English fluently as well and would love to learn Dutch. Elize can cycle and swim and is planning on getting her license before coming over to Holland. Elize has been helping out looking after her younger brother and sister (who are now 5 and 4) since they were born, she is the eldest. She has babysitting experience with other children as well and has been helping out at Sunday school. She can and would be happy to work with children of all ages. She is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she is neat and she can cook light meals and basic dishes and is eager to try out cooking Dutch recipes. Pets are not a problem for Elize at all, she lives on a horse farm. Elize has done first aid training, is creative, she has a good singing voice and she is sporty. Her hobbies include horse-riding and she also enjoys spending time with family and friends, and especially with children. She is also very fond of reading (science fiction) books. Elize is patient and truly has a passion for working with children. She is also very down to earth and has a positive outlook on life!
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She will need a visa. She is available for 2019. Elize is part of our au pair STAR program. When she obtains her driver's license, she is allowed to drive in Europe for 6 months.

Name Danelle Cahil
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Au pair STAR Danelle is a hard working, well-spoken and sweet candidate from South Africa who is looking forward to spending a year abroad after finishing high school (matric). Her native language is Afrikaans and she speaks English fluently and would love to learn Dutch as well. Danelle can cycle and swim. She has been looking after children of family friends on a regular basis and has also started volunteering at a creche, where she helps out fulltime during school holidays. She has experience with and would be happy to work with children aged 4 years old and up. Danelle is a very artistic girl and she enjoys doing arts and crafts with the children she looks after. She also likes reading and writig. Danelle is hapy to help out with light housework, she is neat and she can cook. She cooks every week for one of her subjects in school and can make pasta dishes and light meal and she loves to bake as well. She will be practicing her cooking 2-3 times a week in preparation of her au pair year. Danelle would also be more than happy to help out with pets.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Xanelle Prinsloo
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available December 2018
Profile Au pair STAR Xanelle is a very sweet girl with a kind nature. She can cycle and swim and is hoping to get her driver's license in August. Her native language is Afrikaans, she speaks English fluently and she is looking forward to learning Dutch. She is helping out at a reading center weekly, where she works with children between the ages of 6 and 14 years old and helps them with homework and reading exercises. She has babysitting experience as well and has looked after children between 0 and 13 years old but would prefer to work with children aged 1 year old and up. She can help with light housework (but would need to learn how to iron) and she can do basic cooking. Xanelle enjoys an organized enviroment and she is neat. Pets would not be a problem for her. Xanelle is very patient and caring and loves trying out new things. In her free time she likes reading, listening to music, swimming, watching movies and hiking and camping.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa.

Name Bernadine Alberts
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available January - March 2019 for 12 months
Profile Bernadine is our new bubbly au pair STAR from South Africa for 2019! She can swim, cycle and is planning on having her driver’s license before coming to The Netherlands. She is native in Afrikaans and her English is good as well. Bernadine started working as a nanny during the wedding season when she was 13 years old. She took care of children aged 3 months – 12 years while their parents attended the wedding. She has been doing this for five years already. She grew up on a farm where her parents still live. Bernadine attends boarding school already for five years, and returns home every weekend to spend time with her family. She is very sporty and loves playing field hockey, tennis and is part of the athletics team. She is also very creative and loves doing art projects. Bernadine is a very extravert and open girl who is very eager to learn!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Bernadine is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. When she has her drivers license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Emma
Nationality South African with EU Passport
Age 18 years old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Emma is our new au pair STAR from South Africa for 2019! She can cycle, swim and is planning on having her driver’s license before departure to The Netherlands. She speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently. She also speaks a little bit of Dutch because her father is Dutch! Emma gained childcare experience by babysitting for children aged 0-13 years old. She is experienced in doing all sorts of household chores and cooks different dishes four times a week. She loves animals, art and being outdoors. She also enjoys going out with her friends and learning new things. Emma is a positive, polite and serious young lady who is looking forward to her au pair year in The Netherlands!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Emma has an EU passport and therefore does not need a visa. She can swim, cycle and is planning on getting her drivers license before departure. When she has her drivers license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Danita Oberholzer
Nationality South African
Age 19 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile South African Danita is native ENGLISH speaking and speaks good Afrikaans as well. She would love to learn Dutch. Danita cycles and swims and is currently learning how to play guitar. She is from a close knit family and has two brothers. Danita has been babysitting children for as long as she remembers and she really loves kids. She is able to care for all ages from babies up to pre-teens. She might consider a child with special needs. She is happy to help with light housework and she is busy learning how to cook and can already make basic meals. She is neat. Danita loves animals and will care for them. Hobbies for this musical girl include art (she loves going to museums), arts and crafts, music, going to the park and she loves learning new things. Danita is described as very compassionate, patient and a problem solver. She has a bubbly personality!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and needs a visa.

Name Nicolene Vercuil
Nationality South African
Age 19 years old
Available December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Nicolene is a creative au pair STAR from South Africa. She speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English. She can cycle and swim and is in the progress of obtaining her driver's license. Since 4 years she has gained childcare experience by taking care of the children of family friends and her younger brother and his friends and seen them grow up. She feels comfortable taking care of babies and children of any age. At school Nicolene is taking cooking lessons as a subject! She does not mind doing light housework and would happily take care of any pets! During her free time she enjoys reading, writing, painting, dancing, singing and spending time outdoors; doing sports or going for long walks! Nicolene cannot wait to dive into Dutch culture and become part of a homely family!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and needs a visa. She is learning how to drive and once she drives she would be able to drive in the EU for 6 months.

Name Magdel Coetzee
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old.
Available December/January for 12 months
Profile Magdel is a lovely new au pair STAR from South Africa. She speaks native Afrikaans and excellent English and is interested in learning more languages such as Dutch, French and German. Magdel is busy getting her driver's license and knows how to swim and cycle. She is tall and sporty so a "bakfiets" should not be a problem for her. Magdel is one of 3 sisters and from a close knit loving family. She truly loves children and has been babysitting children aged 1-12 for a number of years now. She might consider a child with special needs. Magdel is happy to help with light housework and is learning how to cook. She will care for pets and loves animals. Hobbies for this active young lady include dance (ballet, gymnastics) as well as running, hiking, reading, anything outdoors, arts and crafts and the list goes on! She is described as very hardworking, honest, kind and principled.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She will need a visa and is busy getting her driver's license. Once she does she can drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Lezanne Britz
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available December 2018/January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Lezanne is a creative au pair STAR from Namibia. She speaks fluent Afrikaans and good English. She can cycle - though she will practice as it has been a while - and swim and is in the process of obtaining her driver's license. She got her childcare experience through working at a kindergarten, babysitting and watching children of family friends. She will start babysitting soon on a regular basis during the weekends as well. She feels most comfortable taking care of children between the age of 4 and 12 years old. She would not mind going light housework and she can cook. Her familly has some dogs, so she would not mind taking care of pets at all! During her free time Lezanne enjoys baking, DIY projects, painting and playing hockey and netball. She is very interested in history and architecture.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Lezanne is an au pair STAR from Namibia and will need a visa. When she has her driver's license she is allowed to drive in Europe for 6 months. " If hockey was easy.. they would call it football"

Name Marilize Mulder
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Marilize is a new au pair STAR from the Western Cape. She cycles but is a bit out of practice, swims and is sporty and active. Her native language is Afrikaans and she speaks English fluently as well. Marilize would like to learn Dutch. She has childcare experience at a crèche and through babysitting and is able to care for ages 1 and up. She is happy to help with light housework and is used to cooking 3 times a week. Marilize will happily care for pets as long as they are not rodents, reptiles or spiders. She is described as kind-hearted and open minded but will need a little time to warm up to people. In her free time she likes to play sports such as netball or go for a jog, she also enjoys baking and cooking, going to the beach and being outdoors. Marilize loves photography and will certainly bring her camera with to Holland! Marilize is really motivated and loves children; great combination for a future au pair.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She is part of our Au Pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Melissa le Roux
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available December/January for 12 months
Profile Melissa is from the Western Cape and she speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and would like to learn Dutch. Melissa is learning how to drive, cycles daily (and is just tall enough for a "bakfiets") and swims every second day. She is an oldest child and has a younger teenage brother. She has babysitting experience and would most like to look after children aged 1 and up. She may also consider a child with special needs. Melissa really adores working with children and hopes to be a teacher some day. Melissa loves to cook and would be more than happy to do light housework including cooking for her new host family. She likes animals and will help care for them. In her free time she likes to play guitar, go jogging or surfing. She is described as really friendly, a girl with a great sense of humor who is honest and values integrity. She doesn't like conflict and will do well in a harmonious family.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She is busy learning how to drive, once she does, she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She will need a visa.

Name Kayla van der Merwe
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019
Profile Kayla is a very down to earth, sweet au pair STAR candidate from South Africa. She can cycle and swim. She is bilingual in Afrikaans and English and has already started to learn a little bit of Dutch but would love to continue that. Kayla has worked at an early childhood development school where she worked as an assistant for the 1 - 5 year old children during her school holidays and she will keep doing this to gain more experience. Kayla is happy to help out with light housework and she is neat. She currently cooks dinner oncea week and she can make basic dishes. She loves animals and has 3 cats at home. Kayla enjoys being creative (drawing and painting), writing, learning new languages (she is currently learning a Korean languages as well), learning more about different cultures and she also enjoys watching a movie every now and then.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments Kayal is part of our au pair STAR program and needs a visa.

Name Kara Lategan
Nationality South African
Age will be 19 yrs old
Available December 15th 2018 for 12 months
Profile Kara is from the Western Cape and she speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English. She would like to learn Dutch. Kara drives, cycles weekly (and she is tall enough for a " bakfiets" ) plus she is a daily swimmer during summer. Kara has worked as a waitress but also has quite a bit of babysitting experience, starting with a 3 month old girl who is now nearly 2 yrs old. She has also assisted at a primary school and has more babysitting experience. She would most like to care for ages 1 and up. She is happy to care for a child with special needs. Kara is able to help with light housework including being able to cook which she does 5x a week. She loves animals and will gladly care for them. Kara is a sporty girl, a hockey player and she is also creative (she loves arts and crafts and painting). She likes to be active and she likes to exercise. Reading is another favorite of hers. She is described as very mature for her age, a girl who has her priorities straight.
Smoker non smoker
Comments Kara drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She will need a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program.

Name Lene du Preez
Nationality South African
Age 19 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Lene is from the winelands of Paarl, in the Western Cape and she drives, cycles (she is tall enough for a " bakfiets") and swims and speaks native Afrikaans and good English. She would love to learn Dutch. Lene currently works as a PA on a wine farm but she also has babysitting experience, mostly with school age children She is able to care for ages 1-12 and will consider a child with special needs. Lene is happy to help with light housework and she cooks often. She loves animals and will be glad to help out with their care. Lene is a huge fan of nature and she is very creative; photography and drawing are her hobbies as well as exploring new places. She is describe as a very positive person, a girl who doesn't give up easily and who has loads of patience.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Megan Geustyn
Nationality South African
Age will be nearly 19 yrs
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Megan is from the Western Cape and speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English. She is busy getting her driver's license which she hopes to have in July. She cycles and swims regularly. Megan would like to learn Dutch to communicate with the children in her care. She has been away at boarding school and is greatly looking forward to a year overseas. Megan has done a lot of charity work and has done babysitting. She will be working in a daycare to get more experience. Megan is able to care for all ages 0-12 yrs old and might consider a child with special needs. She is happy to help with light housework and knows how to cook; seafood, pasta, burgers. She also loves to bake desserts! Megan enjoys pets and will care for them. In her free time she likes to read, write, go swimming, bake and she has a passion for singing, fashion and other cultures. She is described as ambitious, open minded with a huge imagination. Great qualities for a future au pair!
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is busy getting her driver's license and once she does, she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Nadine Croucamp
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Nadine is a new au pair STAR from South Africa and she is from the Northern Cape. Nadine is currently busy getting her driver's license, cycles on weekend (and is tall enough to ride a "bakfiets" ). Nadine swims and speaks native Afrikaans and good English. She is an eldest child and has a 14 yr old sister. Nadine has helped at an aftercare and has done babysitting. She is able to care for ages 1-8 yrs old. Nadine is happy to help with light housework and knows how to cook as she cooks 5 times a week at her home, in fact it is one of her hobbies! Nadine is also extremely neat and would do well in a similar home. She loves pets and will certainly care for them. Nadine likes to ride horses, listen to music, spend time with friends and of course.. she likes to cook. She is described as talkative but respectful, a kind and caring young lady who is responsible and trustworthy.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is busy getting her license. Once she does she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She is part of our Au Pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Brigitta O'Keefe
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available mid January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Brigitta is lovely new au pair STAR for our 2019 season. She is from Cape Town and she cycles and swims but she is a bit short so we are not sure if a " bakfiets" would work for her. Regardless, we feel that Brigitta has such great qualities that we did not want to take away her dream of becoming an au pair! Brigitta is native ENGLISH speaking and also speaks good Afrikaans which will help her learn Dutch. She is an oldest child and has a much younger brother. Brigitta loves kids and little ones and has spent her holidays volunteering in children's homes. She also does babysitting and has helped with the care of her brother. She is able to care for ages 0-12 yrs old and might consider a child with special needs. She has done a babysitting course and will be first aid qualified. Brigitta is happy to help with light housework and is learning how to cook some basic meals. She is neat and likes to keep things in their place. Brigitta loves pets and will certainly care for them. She is a really sporty girl who also enjoys music and dancing. Brigitta is described as a happy, trustworthy girl with a big heart and a great sense of humor!
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She will need a visa, she is part of our au pair STAR program. She is native ENGLISH speaking.

Name Magdel van Zyl
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available From December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Magdel is a new au pair STAR all the way from South Africa. She can cycle, swim and is planning on getting her driver’s license in October. She speaks native Afrikaans and speaks English well. She gained childcare experience by working as a teacher on Sunday school and babysitting. She looked after children aged 2 months old, 3 and 15 years old. She is happy to work with light housework and cooks every evening together with her mother. Both her parents are deaf which is why Magdel is able to speak sign language. She used to play field hockey a couple of years but changed the field for the gym! In her free time she also enjoys reading, taking photographs, going out for a walk, exploring new cultures and spending time with her friends. Magdel is really motivated and loves children; great combination for a future au pair!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program. She will need a visa. She is busy getting her driver's license and once she does will then be allowed to drive in Europe for 6 months.

Name Brichence van der Merwe
Nationality South African
Age 20 yrs old
Available February 2019 for 12 months
Profile With a first name as beautiful and difficult as Brichence it is not surprising that our candidate goes by a nickname and is known as ZENCE. Zence drives, cycles regularly and is a good swimmer. She speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and is interested in learning Dutch. She is currently in Israel for a year, volunteering at a Kibbutz and would like to au pair right after that. At the Kibbutz she works at the babyhouse, caring for babies and toddlers up to the age of 3 but she also has experience as a volunteer and has done babysitting. Zence is basically able to care for all ages and will consider working with a special needs child. She is happy to help with light housework and cooks daily. Hobbies for this cultured young lady include art and museums, designing jewelry and being creative and she loves being outdoors. She is described as focussed, loyal and kind with a great big heart.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She will need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She is currently in Israel.

Name Candice Strauss
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 yrs old
Available August 2018
Profile Au pair STAR Candice is a happy, creative and active candidate from Namibia. She speaks both Afrikaans and English fluently and she would love to learn Dutch as well as German (because of her family heritage).She can cycle and swim and will try to get her license before coming over to Holland as well. Candice is currently a Sunday school teacher and works with children 4 - 6 years old. She also has babysitting experience with children of all ages but she would prefer to work with children aged 1 year old and up. Candice likes to be active and outdoors, she loves to go swimming, visit the gym and cycle. She also enjoys photography, painting reading and cooking. She is happy to help out with light housework, she cooks 3 times a week and she is neat. Candice is scared of cats, dogs won't be a problem.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She needs a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program. Candice is scared of CATS. She has been PLACED.

Name Shané Strydom
Nationality South African
Age 23 yrs old
Available Mid - February 2019
Profile Shané is an active and sporty au pair STAR candidate with high energy levels. She is billingual and speaks both Afrikaans and English. Shané drives and she can cycle and swim. She has been a netball coach since 2016 where she works with older kids. She also has babysitting experience and would be happy to look after kids aged 1year old and up. Shané is happy to help out with light housework (she is very neat) and she can cook (simple meals). She would be happy to be placed in a family with pets. Shané enjoys being outdoors, experiencing new things and her hobbies include hiking, playing netball and coaching netball.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Shané drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She requires a visa.

Name Cherié Weppenaar
Nationality South African
Age 19 years old
Available From January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Cherié is our awesome new au pair STAR all the way from South Africa! She can drive, swim and she is very much looking forward to cycle in The Netherlands. She speaks native English and Afrikaans fluently. After graduating from school in 2017 she started working as a teacher’s assistant at a primary school. Here she gained childcare experience with children aged 6-14 years old. Additionally she also gains experience by volunteering as a tutor in the afterschool center helping children to study mathematics and English. Cherié is prepared to do light household tasks and is experienced in doing all chores. She enjoys cooking and cooks twice a week. She prepares dishes such as pastas, pizzas, meat, chicken, vegetables and stews. Other hobbies Cherié likes to do in her free time are reading, spending time outdoors by being active, playing netball and to go for a swim. She also loves watching sports and to spend time with her family. Cherié describes herself as down-to-earth, caring and she enjoys challenging herself which makes her looking forward to her au pair year in The Netherlands!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Cherié is part of our au pair STAR programme and needs a visa. She can drive, cycle and swim.

Name Melissa Le Roux
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available From December 26th 2018 for 12 months.
Profile Melissa is a new active au pair STAR from South Africa. She can cycle, swim and is planning to get her driver’s license by the end of July. She speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently. She gained childcare experience by looking after a two year old daily for a couple of weeks, she went on church camp as a volunteer and took care of twenty ten year olds. She also took care of her younger brother when he was 8-11 years old. She looked after him while her parents were still at work and they already arrived home from school. Melissa is experienced in doing all sorts of household chores. She knows how to cook and does so three times a week. She prepares dishes such as pastas, cottage pie, vegetables and meat. She enjoys baking as well. In her free time Melissa loves jogging, surfing, playing the guitar and painting. She is also interested in biology and likes to research anatomy and marine biology. Melissa describes herself as friendly, honest and relaxed person with a great sense of humour.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments Melissa is part of our au pair STAR programme and needs a visa. She can cycle, swim and is planning on having her drivers license by the end of July. Melissa loves animals and enjoys taking care of pets!

Name Yocita Barnard
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019
Profile Yocita is a sporty au pair STAR candidate from Jeffreys Bay, in South Africa. She can cycle and swim and is also hoping to have her driver's license before coming over to the Netherlands. She speak native Afrikaans, very good English and she would love to learn Dutch as well. Yocita is the eldest in her family and has two younger sisters. She has been working at a childcare center during her holidays for the past 3 years where she has been working with 2 - 10 year olds. She has also volunteered at an aftercare service over holidays and weekends, the children there are between 2 and 3 years old. She also looks after the children of the guests that come to her parents' dinner parties, these children are between 9 and 14 years old. Yocita would however be happy to work with children of any age. She is happy to help out with light housework tasks and she is neat. She loves to cook and bake and currently cooks 4 times a week. Pets are not a problem. Yocita has done a make-up course and loves doing face paint for children. She is also very active and enjoys being outdoors, jogging, surfing and swimming.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She will need a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program.

Name Charloné Ochse - Heine
Nationality South African
Age 23 yrs old
Available January 2019
Profile Charloné is a very sporty and very experienced au pair STAR candidate from the Western Cape. She can drive, cycle and swim. She is bilingual and speaks both Afrikaans and English and would love to learn Dutch. Charloné has a lot of experience working with children. She is currently a teacher at a pre-primary school where she works with children aged 2- 4 years old. She has also managed a hockey team with 15 girls, aged 16 years old, she did an internship at a primary school where she worked with children between 7 and 9 years old and she has been an au pair for a family in South Africa, where she lived in a family with 2 kids, 3 years and 8 months old. The list does not end there, because Charloné has also worked as a babysitter for a family with 4 kids and she has coached sports such as hockey, cross country, netball, tennis and athletics at a local primary school where the kids were between 7 and 13 years old. Charloné would be happy to work with children of any age. She is happy to help out with light housework, she is very neat and she can cook. Charlon plays the piano and plays a variety of sports. She is a good organizer as well. Other things she is interested in are traveling and exploring, she loves reading books and excercising as well as listening to music.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments Charloné is part of our au pair STAR program. She wil need a visa. She will be able to drive in the EU for 6 months. She is being considered.

Name Lauren - Ray Fransman
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available end of November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Lauren - Ray is a great au pair STAR candidate from Namibia. She can cycle and swim and is bilingual in Afrikaans and English. She has a lot of experience with children of all ages; she has volunteered at an orphanage, she is a volunteer at a Kindergarten, she has volunteered at a disability school and she has babysitting experience as well. Lauren - Ray is neat and would be happy to help out with light houseworkt tasks. She can cook and is used to cooking for her little sister and cousin. She would be happy to be placed in a family with pets. In her free time, Lauren - Ray enjoys going to the gym, photography, baking and cooking. She also loves being outdoors and active and going for walks.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She is part of our Au Pair STAR program and will need a visa.


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Name Noemi
Nationality German
Age 18 yrs old
Available Mid September for 10 months
Profile Noemi is a new au pair from Germany. She speaks good English, native German and some French. Noemi is an eldest child and has 4 siblings aged 3-12 yrs old. She swims, cycles and is sporty. Noemi is busy getting her driver's license. She has babysitting experience and has looked after her siblings. Noemi is able to care for ages 1-12. Noemi's dad is originally Dutch which is why she is interested in au pairing in Holland. She has also done an internship at a kindergarten and truly loves children. Her mom works in an orphanage and she likes to support her. Noemi is used to cooking and baking for her younger siblings as well. In her free time she likes to play sports such as handball; she considers herself to be a real team player. Noemi has good references and is described as emphatic as well as friendly, funny and responsible.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She does not need a visa. She has been placed.

Name Manon M.
Nationality French
Age 25 yrs old
Available 20th of August 2018 until June 2019
Profile Manon is a great new French au pair STAR candidate. She speaks English to a good level as well as some Spanish (besides her native French). She would love to further improve her English and would therefore prefer not to be placed in a French speaking family. Manon can cycle, swim and has a driver's license. She has babysitting experience with children aged 1 year old and up and would be happy to work with that age group. Pets are not a problem for Manon. She is also happy to help out with light housework including cooking but does not know how to iron. In her free time, she loves going to the cinema, reading, going out with friends, going to museums, swimming and going to the theater, as well as traveling.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Manon is an au pair STAR. She does not need a visa and can drive without restrictions. She has been PLACED.

Name Marlene
Nationality German
Age 18 yrs old
Available August 2018 for 10 months
Profile Marlene is a really strong new candidate from a town close to Berlin. She is busy getting her driver's license, cycles and swims well and is very sporty. She also has a lot of childcare experience and has grown up with 4 brothers. Marlene speaks native German, excellent English, some French and has already started learning Dutch. She has done babsyitting, has interned at a hospital and has tutored children of different ages and basically has experience with all ages but would prefer children aged 3-15 yrs old. She has first aid, rides horses and her hobbies include playing tennis, track & field, singing, reading and writing. She is described as a very caring and responsible girl who hopes to study to become a psychologist or social worker. Marlene is happy to help with light housework. She will also care for pets.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She does not need a visa and once she drives, she will be able to do so without restrictions. She has been PLACED.

Name Ana Maria L.
Nationality Portuguese
Age 23 yrs old
Available End of June 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. She has been placed.

Name Elena P.
Nationality Spanish
Age 24 yrs old
Available May-August for 12 months
Profile Elena is a wonderful new au pair PLUS from Spain. She is currently busy finishing off her degree in marketing and would like to au pair soon after that. Elena speaks native Spanish and good English (she has studied it for 9 yrs and has a Cambridge certificate) and has a lot of experience as a babysitter and nanny in her own country as well as having been an au pair in Ireland for whole year. Elena is able to care for ages 1 and up and is happy to help with light housework but she is not a great cook. She plays piano, swims and cycles but does not drive. Elena would really like to be placed in AMSTERDAM.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is an au pair PLUS who does not require a visa. She would like to be placed in AMSTERDAM. She has been placed.

Name Nadine
Nationality Austrian
Age 18 years old
Available End of September 2018 for 10 months
Profile Nadine is an experienced new au pair candidate from Austria. Besides her native German she speaks English to a good level. She can cycle, swim and drive. Nadine truly loves working with kids and has worked in a nursery school and has done practical training (for school) in a care home in England. She has also done volunteer work in Greece where she worked with refugee children, and she has volunteered at an event where she worked with children with special needs. Nadine would like to work with children aged 3 years old and up. She is happy to help with light housework tasks and can do basic cooking. She would be fine in a family with pets. In her free time she likes singing, dancing and reading and during winter she likes to go skiing or ice skating.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She does not need a visa and can drive without restrictions. She is being considered.

Name Anna S
Nationality German
Age 18 yrs old
Available Mid-September 2018 for 10 months
Profile Anna is an au pair from Germany. She speaks fluent German and both her English and French are good. She can drive, cycle, swim and she rides horse! Anna has experience with children from the age of 3 years old up to 15 years old. She gained her child care experience when she was a camp counselor and group leader at summer camps and as mentor at school for younger students. Her parents both work in the education system and she has her love for children from them! She loves pets and does not mind doing light housework. During her free time Anna enjoys playing the piano, listening to music, doing origami, yoga and horse riding. She has been part of a choir for the past 7 years and enjoys baking cakes!
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Anna is an au pair who does not need a visa. She currently has her learna's license and when she turns 18 early September, she will get her driver's license and will be able to drive in the Netherlands without restrictions. Anna does not eat meat. However she does eat fish and has no problem preparing meat for the family. She has been PLACED.

Name Janine W.
Nationality German
Age 19 years old
Available Mid-August 2018 until mid-July 2019
Profile Janine is a new au pair from Germany! She can cycle, swim and is planning on getting her driver’s license before departing to The Netherlands. She speaks native German and both French and English on a high level. She gained childcare experience with children aged 3-14 years by doing an internship at after-school childcare, being a group leader and as a horse riding coach. She is experienced in doing all household chores. In her free time she loves to play transverse flute, to do horse riding and to cycle.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Janine is part of our au pair STAR program and does not need a visa. She has been placed.

Name Sophia
Nationality Germany
Age 18 yrs old
Available September 2018 for 10 months
Profile Sophia is a new au pair from the South of Germany. She is an eldest child who has two younger siblings. Sophia drives, cycles and swims and speaks native German and excellent English. She would like to take a gap year and is interested in studying Child Pscychology in 2019. Sophia has babsyitting experience, has done internships in kindergartens and has cared for her younger siblings. Most of her experience is with ages 1 and up. She is happy to care for mulitple kids but does not want to care for a child with special needs. Sophia will help with light housework and will learn tasks that she is not familiar with. She enjoys pets and has dogs and cats of her own and has done horse riding, which she would like to pick up again. She is described as very punctual and well-organized. Sophia truly adores children and has already been to Holland which inspired her to be an au pair!
Smoker non smoker
Comments She drives and can do so without limitations. She will not need a visa. She has been PLACED.

Name Agata H.
Nationality Czech
Age 18 years old
Available From September 5th 2018 for 8 months (until May 2019)
Profile Agata is a lovely new au pair candidate from the Czech Republic. She speaks English to a good level as well as some German. She can cycle and swim. Agata has babysitting experience and would be happy to work with children aged 2 years old and up. She has also been an English tutor to a Czech boy and has worked at a youth club. In her free time, she loves to play sports, she enjoys traveling, music books and food. She would be happy to be placed in a family with cats but rather not a family with dogs. Agata can cook (basic meals), and is happy to help out with other light housework chores as well. She is a very reliable and responsible girl and is patient and committed.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She does not need a visa. She does not want a family with DOGS.

Name Anna
Nationality German
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 6 months
Profile Anna is a new au pair candidate from Hannover, Germany. Besides her native German she speaks upper intermediate English and she is also going to learn some Dutch before she comes over. Anna can drive and cycle. Anna would be happy to look after kids aged 3 years old and up, this is the age group she has babysitting experience with. She is also working as a trainer where she teaches kids how to ride and handle a horse carefully. She loves animals and pets are not a problem for her, she could even teach pets some tricks. She likes to ride horses in her free time, cycle and she used to do gymnastics when she was younger. Anna also enjoys going for a walk in nature and doing creative things. She is happy to help out with light housework tasks.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Anna is a vegetarian (but would not mind preparing meat for the family). Anna drives.


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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 Maryna Buts
Nationality Ukrainian
Age 22 yrs old
Available May - June 2018 for 12 months
Profile Maryna is an au pair STAR from Ukraine. She is native Russian and Ukrainian, she speaks fluent English and basic French. Maryna can drive, cycle and swim. She has experience taking care of babies and children till the age of 12. She would feel most comfortable taking care of children from the age of 1 till 12 years old. She gained her experience when she was babysitting her friend's children and her nephew. She would play with the children, help them with their homework and cook for them. She has worked as an English teacher and volunteered at a summer camp. She does not mind doing light housework and she can cook simple meals. In her free time, Maryna like to be active and do sports and travel. She is optimistic, curious and very thoughtful.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Maryna is an au pair STAR from Ukraine. She has her driver's license and is allowed to drive in Europe for 6 months. She is being considered.

Name Iulia Bochkareva
Nationality Russian
Age 22 yrs old
Available Flexible from July 2018
Profile Iuliia is an active and sporty au pair STAR form Russia. Her English is sufficient and she would love to improve it and learn other languages as well. She can cycle, swim and drive. She has babysitting experience with schoolaged kids. Iuliia was a professional figure skater and she has done fencing. She still does figure skating as a hobby. Other hobbies for Iuliia are sports in general, reading, and traveling. When starting her au pair year, she will have just finished her studies in Sociology and Translating in the sphere of communication. Iuliia is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she is neat and she can cook simple meals. Pets are not a problem for her, she has a German shepherd and a cat at home.
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.


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Name Catalina Rodriguez Parra
Nationality Colombian
Age 26 yrs old
Available ASAP but flexible for 12 months in 2018
Profile Catalina is a new au pair STAR from Colombia, her English is good and she speaks native Spanish and she would love to learn Dutch. Catalina drives, cycles (and at 157 cm is tall enough for a "bakfiets") and swims. She loves children and is an art teacher at a school right now where she teaches children aged 4-10 yrs old. She is able to care for ages 3-17 yrs old. Catalina has taken some childcare courses. Catalina is happy to help with light housework, knows how to cook and also loves animals. In her free time she enjoys reading, sports and cycling as well as being creative and doing art or woodwork. She is described as outgoing, creative, open to new experiences and adaptable. Great qualities for a future au pair!
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and needs a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She is being considered.

Name Ivon Nataly Alvarez Candela
Nationality Colombian
Age 28 yrs old
Available August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Ivon is a very qualified and mature 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. 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. She has been placed.

Name Belén M.
Nationality Ecuadorian
Age 24 years old
Available 12 months in 2018
Profile Belén is a sporty Au Pair Star all the way from Ecuador. She is native in Spanish and speaks English well. After obtaining her major Communication and Development in 2017, she started working as a sports journalist. Besides working as a journalist, Belén gained childcare experience by working as a baby sitter, at a scouting club and by working in a kinder garden. Here she worked with children aged 3-13 years old. She enjoys cooking and always tries to make healthy meals including many vitamins. Belén is also very neat and prefers to keep her apartment clean. In her free time she enjoys going to the gym, riding her bike, reading, watching Netflix and to attend soccer matches of her soccer club in Quito. Belén is an active, warm and talkative au pair who is ready for her next adventure!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Belén is part of our Au Pair Star program and needs a visa. She can drive and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Sheylla Cuellar Loayza
Nationality Peruvian
Age 22 years old
Available ASAP for 12 months in 2018
Profile Sheylla is a stunning new au pair STAR from Peru. She speaks native Spanish and her English is good as well. She can drive, swim and cycle. She gained childcare experience by babysitting different children throughout the years and has experience with children aged 1-12 years old. Sheylla is experienced in doing all sorts of household chores. In her free time she loves going to the gym, learning new recipes and preparing them, to paint, to learn new languages and to travel.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Sheylla is part of our au pair STAR program and needs a visa. She can drive and can do so for 6 months. She is being considered.

Name Ana Paula Garces
Nationality Ecuadorian
Age 21 yrs old
Available Flexible from July 2018 for 12 months
Profile Au pair STAR Ana from Ecuador is an open, confident and organized girl who is excited about spending a year in the Netherlands as an au pair. She speaks English to a good level Ana can drive, cycle and swim. She is taking a gap year from her studies in International Relations & Business Adminstration which she has been studying for the past 3 years. Ana has been volunteering at an orphanage, and has babysitting experience. She can work with children up to 8 years old, including a baby. She is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she is neat and can do basic cooking. She has a dog at home and would not mind being placed in a family with pets. Hobbies for Ana include exercising, cycling, visiting new places, reading romance novels, and going to the movies.
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.


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Name Samantha McGee
Nationality American
Age 18 yrs old
Available August - October 2018 for 12 months
Profile Samantha is an au pair STAR from the United States. She speaks English, sufficient German, basic Spanish and she would love to learn Dutch! She can drive, cycle and swim. Samantha has worked as a teacher assistant for 2 years for babies between 6 and 18 months and children between the age of 7 and 13 years old. She also comes from a big family with younger siblings and nephews and nieces whom she takes care of when she is home. She would enjoy taking care of children of any age. She also has experience taking care of children with special needs. Currently Samantha lives on her own and is used to doing light housework and cooking. She would not mind taking care of pets. Samantha grew up travelling a lot with her family, as her dad needed to do so for work. During her free time, she is very interested in history and politics. She also really enjoys going for a run and going arts and crafts. Samantha feels that being au pair would give her the opportunity to explore the world as well as take care of children.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments Samantha is part of our au pair STAR program. She needs a visa. She has her driver's license and is allowed to drive in Europe for 6 months. She has been placed.

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 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. She has been placed.

Name Jennifer Flores Romero
Nationality Mexican
Age 23 yrs old
Available July 15th 2018 onwards for 12 months
Profile Jennifer is an extremely qualified new au pair PLUS from Mexico who has already been a successful au pair in the USA for 2 years and is now ready for her new adventure. Jennifer drives, knows how to cycle (but will need some more practice) - she is tall enough for a " bakfiets" and knows how to swim. She speaks excellent English as well as native Spanish and a little Korean which she studied for over a year. Jennifer is described as very creative with the kids in her care. She has studied Education and is currently an English teacher at a pre-school and elementary school. Jennifer has experience caring for all ages and is happy to care for all ages as well as being able to care for a special needs child. She has done child care courses and first aid. Jennifer can help with light housework but is not good at ironing! She is a good cook however and she loves to cook Mexican food. She is also neat and well organized. In her free time this patient, pro-active and caring young lady likes to cook, learn more Korean and she loves to read and listen to music.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair PLUS program and will need a visa. She can drive for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Denis Garcia
Nationality Mexican
Age 27 yrs old
Available August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Denis is a lovely new au pair PLUS from Mexico. She is an educated girl with a degree in business administration and she is also a ballet teacher. Denis speaks excellent English, native Spanish and some Portuguese and is interested in learning more languages. She has lived away from home and has been a Disney employee (working with children) both on a Disney Cruise Ship and at Disney World in Florida (a total of 1.5 yrs). She absolutely adores children and loves creating magic for them. Denis also has babysitting experience and is able to care for children aged 3 and up. She is unfortunately allergic to cats but will happily care for a dog. Denis is neat and will help with light housework and can cook basic meals. She is an excellent cyclist (she loves to cycle) and also knows how to swim. In her free time this charming, happy girl likes to read and write, sing and dance and she loves to travel. She is described as very cheerful and creative; a girl who always makes sure that the children in her care are happy and are having fun.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair PLUS program and will need a visa. She is allergic to cats.


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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.

Name Aiying Dong
Nationality Chinese
Age 25 yrs old
Available ASAP, visa permitting
Profile We are very excited to present our new au pair candidate Aiying from China! She speaks Mandarin (native) as well as sufficient English. She can cycle, swim and has her driver's license. Aying is mostly experienced working with younger children (babysitting), including babies.She would be happy to help out with light housework but would need to learn how to iron. Aiying can cook Chinese food, meat, vegetables, rice and basic western food. She is neat. Aiying has studied to become a vet and graduated in 2013, and has been working at animal hospitals since then but would now like to take a gap year and au pair in Holland. She would be happy to be placed in a family with pets.Some of Aying's skills include paper folding, drawing, cooking and doing hair and she also loves reading books and exercising.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She will require a visa. She has her driver's license and can drive for 6 months in the EU.