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AUPAIR Profiles Last updated: 16 November 2018

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Name Kaylee van Heerden
Nationality South African
Age 25 years old
Available March - May 2019 for 12 months
Profile Kaylee is our brand new animal loving au pair star from South Africa. She can drive, cycle and swim. Kaylee is experienced with all aspects of childcare with children of all ages. She has babysat for her friends and family members children for many years and was responsible for feeding the children, changing diapers, nap times, playing and more. Kaylee was a prefect at her boarding school which meant she was in charge of supervising a group of 13 year old girls while they got ready for school, helping with their homework and ensuring they were organised. Kaylee is experienced with all household chores and is happy to help out around the house as well as care for a family pet, as long as it is not a cat as she is allergic to cats. Kaylee is very tidy and likes when everything is in its place and organised. Kaylee loves spending time outdoors and is very sporty. Kaylee speaks native English and a sufficient level of Afrikaans. She would love to learn Dutch while she is abroad so she can speak with her host family in their own language. She comes from a very close family and spends a lot of time with them swimming, hiking and trying new food. Kaylee attended boarding school, university and has lived and worked in other cities so she is accustomed to living away from home. Kaylee is looking forward to experiencing a new culture while in the Netherlands and hopes to have a positive impact on the lives of her host family.
Smoker Non Smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and requires a visa. Once she has her driver's license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She has been PLACED.

Name Anli Louw
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available mid December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Anli is an amazing new au pair STAR from the Western Cape, South Africa. She is busy getting her driver's license, cycles whenever she has a chance and swims. Anli is fully bilingual English/Afrikaans and interested in learning Dutch. She is an oldest child and has a teenage sister. Her mother is a teacher and she is from a close-knit family. Anli has been living in a hostel for almost 5 yrs and is independent and mature. She has been working with children for 4 years now and has assisted at a primary school, as well as having worked with aged up to 10 yrs old. She is happy to care for all ages and will consider a child with special needs. Anli is able to help with light housework and is neat and clean. She cooks and bakes and is happy to cook for her new host family. She loves animals, has cats and bunnies and will gladly walk a dog. In her free time this enthusiastic and helpful young lady likes to go hiking, cycle, enjoys nature and she loves to read.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR PROGRAM and will need a visa. Once she has her driver's license, she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Zanelle Visser
Nationality South African
Age 21 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Zanelle is a very tall new au pair STAR from the Western Cape. She cycles as often as she can and is a confident swimmer. Zanelle speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and would like to learn Dutch. Zanelle is the second oldest and has a baby brother that she adores. She has lived on her own since January and is independent and mature. Zanelle is interning at a pre-school right now and cares for ages 16 months to 3 yrs. She has also worked at an after care with children 9-13 yrs old and she has helped care for her younger siblings since they were born. She has experience with all ages and is able to care for all ages but would prefer not to care for a child with special needs. Zanelle is happy to help with light housework and can cook a variety of dishes including stews, pasta's, soups, meat dishes and vegs and salads. She is also very neat. Zanelle loves animals and will happily care for them. Hobbies for this funny and bubbly young lady include hiking, being outdoors, spending time with friends and family, reading books and she loves to sing and has taken singing lessons. She is described as soft-hearted but with good leadership qualities and she truly adores children. We think she will make an excellent au pair !
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our Au pair STAR program and requires a visa.

Name Jane-Ley Antoncich
Nationality Namibian
Age 21 yrs old
Available Flexible for 2018 or 2019 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 and is responsible for three children aged 4 and 6 years old. She also works as a babysitter weekly at a family taking care of two children aged 4 and 2 years old. She has worked for this family for 4 years now and is also experienced in almost all household chores and cooks 2-5 times per week. Jane-Ley loves children and would do best with younger ones aged 0-8 yrs old. 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 Angelique Rossouw
Nationality South African
Age 21 yrs old
Available mid December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Angelique is a gem of a new au pair STAR from Jo'burg, South Africa. She speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and is interested in learning more languages such as Spanish and French or Dutch. Angelique adores children and currently works as a teacher's assistant. She is busy getting her driver's license which she hopes to have before going to Europe. She also cycles and swims. Angelique has a lot of babysitting experience with ages 4-10 and currently teaches languages to ages 6-18. She is most comfortable with ages 4-12 but will also consider slightly younger children. She is very good at tutoring and brings a lot of childcare skills to the table. Angelique is happy to help with light housework (she is neat) and she cooks daily, dishes such as fish, chicken, vegs, salads, pastas and meat and she also loves to bake. She is an animal lover and would not mind caring for pets. Hobbies for this bubbly, enthusiastic, understanding young lady include swimming, photography, ice-skating and she also loves going on adventures and travelling. We think any family would be lucky to match with her!
Smoker She does not smoke.
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. Once she has her license and drives she can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Zelmari Wessels
Nationality South African
Age 19 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Zelmari is a wonderful new au pair STAR from the Western Cape, South Africa. She drives, cycles and swims and speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English. She would love to learn French as well as Dutch. Zelmari is a middle child and from a close knit family. She has babysitting experience and has worked at her Church with children and is able to care for ages 1 and up. She might consider a child with special needs. She can cook basic meals and is happy to help with light housework. Pets are not a problem for her either as she loves animals. Hobbies for this caring, outgoing and patient candidate include sports (netball), dancing and singing and she likes cooking and going on adventures.
Smoker no
Comments She will need a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program. Zelmari drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Jessica Cornelius
Nationality South African
Age 21 yrs old
Available November - February 2019 for 12 months
Profile Our newest South African au pair STAR is a creative and sporty Tomboy from Pretoria who is busy getting her driver's license, cycles and swims well. Jessica adores children and has been caring for them for a number of years now. She is from a large family with 5 siblings, 3 younger and she speaks native Afrikaans as well as good English. She would like to learn Dutch. Jessica is very sporty and does martial arts, plays cricket, swims, plays tennis and she has experience with all ages but would probably do best with an active family with school age children. She is happy to care for any number of children and is not fussed by a family with 4 children. Jessica is very very neat and is happy to help with light housework. She cooks once a week and does not mind cooking dishes such as pasta, meat and vegs and salads for her host families. Pets are not a problem for her either, though she draws the line at snakes and spiders and such. In her free time, this kind, caring young lady likes to play sports, be creative and draw and paint and she also enjoys helping others. She is described as very friendly and social but will need a bit of time to warm up to new people.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She will need a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program. She is busy getting her driver's license and once she does can drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Zoey Williams
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Beautiful Zoey is a new mature 18 yr old from Walvisbaai, Namibia. She is Afrikaans/English speaking and would love to learn Dutch. Zoey cycles weekly and is a strong swimmer. She has a baby brother that is now 3 yrs old and she has helped care for him since birth. She loves kids and is happy to care for all ages. Housework is not a problem for her either and she will gladly help with cooking which she now does 3 times a week. Hobbies for this lively, extraverted girl include sports, reading, arts & crafts and singing and dancing. She is neat and tidy and will also care for pets.
Smoker She is a non smoker.
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa.

Name Miranda Hayes
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available Mid December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Miranda is a new au pair STAR from the Paarl Wine lands in the Western Cape of South Africa. She is busy getting her driver's license, cycles twice a week and swims in summer time. Afrikaans is her native tongue and her English is good. She is eager to learn Dutch. Miranda is an oldest child and she has a younger teenage brother. She has babysitting experience with ages 0-12 but is most comfortable caring for ages 1 and up. She might consider caring for a child with special needs. Miranda is happy to help with light housework and cooks twice a week. Dishes that she makes include chicken, veggies, hamburgers, pasta's and meat pies. She loves animals and would not mind caring for them. In her free time this playful young lady likes to stay active by playing sports, going dancing or for walks. She also enjoys building puzzles.
Smoker no
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. Once she drives, she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Ralitza Ortman
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 years old
Available December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Ralitza is a bright new au pair STAR from Walvisbaai in Namibia. She knows how to cycle and is tall enough for a " bakfiets" and is learning how to swim. She is a sporty girl who plays soccer, sings and likes dancing. Her native language is ENGLISH and she also speaks Afrikaans to a good level which will help her learn Dutch. Ralitza is an oldest child who has 3 much younger siblings. She has lived on her own since early this year as she is studying in a different city (Mining Engineering). She loves kids and would like to take a gap year while getting to know Holland and Europe. Ralitza has a lot of childcare experience, including having volunteered and cared for her brothers and sister. She is happy to care for all ages and for a special needs child. She can cook (stews, rice, curries, vegs) and is happy to help with light housework and care for animals. She is a social girl who is optimistic and calm and will always put the needs of others ahead of her own. She is active but also loves to knit. We feel that Ralitza has many different qualities that can make her a really good au pair!
Smoker No
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. Ralitza is NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING. She has been placed.

Name Lakeisha Stevens
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 yrs old
Available December 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 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 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 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 2019 for 12 months
Profile Bernadine is our new bubbly au pair STAR from South Africa for 2019. Bernadine is an oldest child who has two younger siblings and she is mature for her age. 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 and she adores children. She has been doing this for five years already. In Holland she would like to care for children aged 2 and up. She grew up on a farm where her parents still live and would now prefer a more urban placement closer to a city. Bernadine was at boarding school 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 an animal lover who will happily care for your animals. She loves to cook and does so whenever she gets a chance and will be able to cook for her host family and help out with light house work. Most importantly, Bernadine has a lovely personality, she is a very communicative and open girl who did really well on our training course and who is always eager to learn and improve herself.
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. She has been placed.

Name Emma de Jager
Nationality South African
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 needs a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program. When she has her drivers license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Nicolene Anoushca Vercuil
Nationality South African
Age 19 years old
Available December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Lovely Nicolene goes by her middle name Anoushca. She is an oldest child and a creative au pair STAR from South Africa. She speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and would like to learn Dutch. She can cycle and swim and is in the progress of obtaining her driver's license. Over the past 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 Anoushca takes cooking lessons and she is happy to cook for her host family. 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. Anoushca cannot wait to dive into Dutch culture and become part of a real Dutch 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 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 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 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 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 Monique Niemand
Nationality South African
Age 23 yrs old
Available Mid February 2019 for 12 months
Profile Monique is an amazing new au pair STAR from the Northern Cape. She drives, cycles and swims and has a bachelor's degree in Education. Afrikaans is her native tongue and she also speaks English fluently and is interested in learning Dutch. Monique is qualified to work with all ages but she really enjoys babies and little ones and would be happiest caring for ages 0-7 yrs old. She has done first aid and many child care courses as part of her 4 yr degree as well as having babysitting, nanny and other practical experience. Needless to say, Monique loves kids! She is also happy to help with light housework, knows how to cook (she is not a great cook however) and is happy to care for pets. Hobbies for this very reliable, responsible, child minder include going for a jog and swimming in summer, anything creative and she also loves to hike and camp. She is described as very loving and patient; truly an exceptional candidate.
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.

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. She is being considered.

Name Karla Karsten
Nationality Namibian
Age 18 yrs old
Available November 2018
Profile Karla is a sporty and active au pair STAR from Namibia. She can cycle and swim and also hopes to obtain her driver's license before going over. Her native language is Afrikaans and she speaks good English as well and would love to learn Dutch and German. She has babysitting experience and has looked after children at her church and can work with children aged 3 years old and up.Karla likes to play tennis, netball and she does athletics. She also enjoys arts and crafts, learning new recipes, being outdoors and socialising. She is an animal lover and has two dogs of her own. Karla is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she is neat and enjoys a clean and tidy space. She can cook and is also practicing with her mom so she will be an even better cook while being an au pair.
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 then be allowed to drive in Europe for 6 months.

Name Emma du Plessis
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Emma is a new au pair STAR from the Western Cape. She is busy getting her driver's license, knows how to cycle and is practicing more and swims frequently. Emma is native Afrikaans speaking (which will help her learn Dutch) and she is also speaks English well. She is from a close knit family and has one sister with special needs. Emma loves children and has worked with children for a number of years now. She has babysitting experience and is volunteering at a playschool. She is most comfortable with ages 4 and up but she does also have experience with ages 1-3. She is comfortable with special needs children, due to her sister and will certainly consider caring for one. Emma is happy to help with light housework and is used to cooking 2 to 3 time per week. She also enjoys baking. Emma is happy to care for animals and has 3 dogs and a cat of her own that she cares for on a daily basis. In her free time, this friendly, well-mannered young lady likes to jog, cook, do arts and crafts (she likes to draw and paint) and she also likes play sports such as netball. She is described as honest, loving and a little impatient but never with children !
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Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program. She will require a visa. Once she has her license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name Cathryn Jackson
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 yrs old
Available March 2019 for 12 months
Profile Cathryn is a new au pair STAR from Namibia who can cycle and swim and has done a lot of swimming in the ocean. She is a good cook, experienced cleaner and can also mend clothes and do small household repairs. She speaks fluent English, German and Afrikaans. Cathryn has worked at a daycare with children aged 3 months – 2 years old where she had to entertain the children, feed them (bottles and food) and also change diapers and clothing. She has experience babysitting children aged between 1-12 and is excited to au pair for a family with children of any age. Cathryn knows how to do all household chores and is happy to do light housework. Cathryn enjoys cooking, learning, watching movies and spending time with loved ones. She is looking forward to travelling around Netherlands and Europe and learning more about the different cultures and becoming a more independent and responsible person. Cathryn is described as friendly, determined, responsible and loyal.
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Comments She cycles and swims. She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa.

Name Jade Page
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2018 for 12 months
Profile Jade is a very sporty and artistic Au Pair STAR from South Africa! She has been cycling and swimming for as long as she can remember and is a native English speaker. She speaks some Afrikaans and would love to learn Dutch while she in the Netherlands to help her communicate with locals and her host family. She has experience babysitting children from 1 year old right up to 12 years of age. She is confident in all areas of childcare and happy to assist with any household chores. She is a good cook and enjoys cooking and baking regularly. She does not eat red meat but is great at cooking chicken meals, salads and loves baking cookies. Jade is an animal lover and is happy to help care for family pets, except reptiles or rats. Jade enjoys photography, reading, crafts and singing.! She is also very active and likes basketball, tennis, swimming and hiking. When she returns to South Africa she plans to study photography, but is very excited to spend a year abroad before she does this!
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Comments Jade is part of our Au Pair STAR program and will require a visa.

Name Kerryn Lagerwall
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available From 15th December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Kerryn is our hiphop dancer au pair STAR from South Africa. She is a confident swimmer and cyclist. Kerryn has a lot of babysitting experience and is confident in all areas of childcare with children of all ages, including babies. Kerryn has also volunteered at a home for orphaned babies with HIV where she would change nappies, play with them and give them bottles or feed them. Her native language is English and she also speaks a good level of Afrikaans and a basic level of Xhosa. She would like to learn French while abroad as her father and sister both speak it. She comes from a very close and supportive family who loves to travel. She has 3 cats and one dog at home so would love for her host family to have animals. Kerryn is a good cook and can cook a range of meals and likes baking. She is a very tidy person. She is active and loves running, hiking and swimming at the beach. She goes to the gym regularly, loves dancing, playing netball and horseriding. She is a hiphop dancer and has travelled internationally for dance competitions, including to Amsterdam twice, which is when she fell in love with the country. Kerryn is responsible and outgoing and is very excited for her year as an Au Pair.
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Comments Kerryn is an Au Pair STAR from South Africa and will require a visa. She is being considered.

Name Ntsako Siwele
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Ntsako is a new au pair Star from Cape Town. She cycles and swims and is just tall enough for a " bakfiets". Her native language is English and she also speaks Afrikaans fluently and Sesotho and would love to learn Dutch or Spanish. Ntsako works with children at her church and has loads of babysitting experience and is able to care for all ages 0-12 yrs old. She comes from a supportive family; her father is a pastor and her mother a business advisor and she is the 2nd oldest. Ntsako is happy to help with light housework including being able to cook, which she does 3x a week (chicken, meat, pasta's, vegs) and she is also rather neat. Ntsako is a musical as well as sporty girl and she loves going to the gym, is learning how to play piano, sings and has a passion for reading. She is also artistic and likes fashion and photography. She is described as very patient, punctual, responsible and trustworthy as well as loving and creative. She also loves animals and will happily care for them. All in all, Ntsako is the full package!
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our Au Pair STAR program and will need a visa. She is NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING.

Name Lizelle Oosthuizen
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Lizelle is a new au pair STAR from Mosselbaai in South Africa. She is a tall girl who speaks native English, good Afrikaans and would like to learn Dutch. Lizelle is busy getting her driver's license, cycles and swims. She is from a close knit family, an oldest child and has a 15 yr old brother. She is described as innovative, a girl who thinks on her feet under pressure and who is good at organizing things. She has childcare experience with ages 4 and up and has worked at a school with special needs children. She is able to help with light housework and knows how to cook. She is also very neat and likes a clean and tidy environment. In her free time this trustworthy, considerate girl likes to go hiking and she enjoys photography. Lizelle is always friendly; a great quality for an au pair.
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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 drive for 6 months in the EU.

Name JP Kotze
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Johannes Petrus, known as JP, is our newest male au pair STAR from Namibia. JP is a water baby and loves swimming and has been able to cycle for as long as he can remember. He is on his learners drivers licence and confident he will have his full licence by December 2018. JP has been babysitting children aged 4 years and over for the last few years and really enjoys spending time with children. JP also gives vocal and guitar lessons to children and enjoys sharing his knowledge. He is very active and would love to look after active and sporty children that he can run around with. JP speaks Afrikaans and English fluently. He would love to learn German or Dutch while he is in the Netherlands and he feels they are very beautiful languages.JP is experienced in all light housework duties and is happy to assist with all duties required and also help to take care of a family pet. JP is very musical and plays a few different musical instruments. He enjoys writing songs, singing, travelling and playing sports. JP is described as friendly, adventurous and honest. He is very kind and doesn't like to say no. When JP is finished as an Au Pair he would like to travel more and teach English in other countries.
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Comments JP is part of our Au Pair STAR program and will require a visa.

Name Nicole de Lange
Nationality South African
Age 20 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Nicole is a new au pair STAR from Pretoria, South Africa. She drives (Fiat 500, how cute is that!), cycles weekly and swims. Her native language is Afrikaans and she also speaks English fluently. She would love to learn Dutch. Nicole is from a very large extended family and she currently lives with her mom and lots of pets. She has a lot of childcare experience and has even cared for triplets! Nicole is able to care for all ages 0-12 and will work with any number of children. She is happy to help with light housework and cooks on occasion, making dishes like lasagna, pasta, chicken etc. She is very much used to taking care of pets so that will not be a problem for her. Hobbies for this kind and loving young lady include being in nature, going to a farm and she loves music. She is described as persistent and protective of those she cares for.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our Au Pair STAR program and requires a visa. Nicole drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Roselee Burger
Nationality Namibian
Age 20 years old
Available From mid January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Roselee is very experienced in childcare and is our newest Au Pair Star from Namibia. Roselee can cycle and is tall enough to ride a bakfiets. She can swim and has done so since she was a young child, although she does not enjoy swimming in the ocean. Roselee is currently working as a preschool assistant caring for children aged 1 - 6 years of age. She is responsible for the day to day care of these children from meal and play times to changing diapers and helping the children use the bathroom. She has also done a lot of babysitting for her friends and families children aged 1 - 4 years old. Roselee is experienced in all types of light housework and is happy to help with any of these duties, including cooking and helping to care for a family pet. Roselee speaks native Afrikaans and a good level of English. She would like to learn Dutch while she is in the Netherlands to help her communicate with her family better. Roselee is from a small family and is very close with her mother and her older sister. Roselee loves cooking, baking, arts, crafts, reading and spending time outdoors. She is looking forward to becoming part of a family during her year in the Netherlands. When she returns home again she will study to become an Early Childhood teacher.
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Comments Roselee is part of our Au Pair STAR programme and will require a visa. She can cycle and swim.

Name Robin-Lynn Siljeur
Nationality South African
Age 23 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months.
Profile Robin-Lynn is an au pair Star from South Africa. She can drive, cycle and swim. Robin-Lynn has a lot of experience babysitting her friends and families children. She is experienced in all aspects of childcare with children of all ages, including babies. She knows how to do all types of light housework and really enjoys cooking. She is a very neat person and likes things to be in their place. Robin-Lynn loves animals and would enjoy helping to take care of a family pet. Robin-Lynn comes from a small and very close family who enjoy spending time together. Robin-Lynn speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English. She would like to learn Dutch while she is in the Netherlands to make communicating with her host family easier. She also has an interest in learning Spanish as she finds this language very beautiful.Robin-Lynn is active and enjoys playing netball, swimming and jogging. She also enjoys reading, singing, photography and baking. When Robin-Lynn completes her year as an au pair she would like to study beauty as this is something she is very passionate about.
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Comments Robin-Lynn is part of our au pair Star program. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months. She can cycle and swim.

Name Anmarie Janse van Rensburg
Nationality South African
Age 24 years old
Available February 2019 for 12 months
Profile Anmarie is an au pair star from South Africa. She can drive, cycle and swim. Anmarie is experienced with the care of children of all ages, except babies. She has worked in after school care with children aged 4-6 years old where she would play with them, help them with homework and supervise them. She has been babysitting for many years for children of all ages and is experienced in all aspects of childcare. She is familiar with all types of housework and is a tidy person by nature. She can cook and enjoys italian food. She is happy to cook any dishes for her host family. She likes animals and would be happy to help care for a family pet. She speaks fluent Afrikaans and English and a basic level of Dutch and German. She would like to learn Dutch while she is in the Netherlands to make communicating with her host family easier. Anmarie comes from a very close family and feels she grew up in a supportive and loving home.Anmarie studied Tourism Management and currently works in Insurance. She enjoys reading, baking and watching series. She also likes the outdoors.Anmarie is looking forward to travelling around Europe and being part of a new family in the Netherlands.
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Comments Anmarie is par of our au pair Star program. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months. She will require a visa.

Name Bianca Rein
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Bianca is an au pair star from South Africa. She can cycle and swim. She has been babysitting children of all ages for many years. She is famiiar with all aspects of childcare and is comfortable caring for babies. Bianca is from a large family and does not mind looking after more than 3 children. She is experienced in all types of housework and enjoys cooking a range of food. She can cook fish, however she is allergic to it. Bianca would be happy to help care for a family pet but as she is allergic to cats would not like to be placed with a family with cats. Bianca speaks native Afrikaans and a good level of English. She is interested in learning Dutch while she is abroad to help her communicate better with her host family. She is from a close family and has 3 older siblings. Bianca enjoys being outdoors and spending time in nature. She is active and likes to go to the gym and also do gymnastics. Bianca is a kind and sensitive person. She is looking forward to being able to work with children in a new country. She likes that the Netherlands is a beautiful country and that Dutch is similar to Afrikaans.
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Comments Bianca is part of our au pair Star program and will require a visa.

Name Karla Deysel
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Karla is an active and friendly au pair star from South Africa. She can drive, cycle and swim. Karla has a lot of babysitting and childcare experience with children of all ages, including babies. She is comfortable with all aspects of childcare from meal times and changing nappies to taking children to activities and everything in between. Karla loves cooking and baking. She knows how to do all types of housework and loves animals so would enjoy helping to care for a family pet. Karla is very creative and loves singing and performing (drama). She also enjoys going to the gym, cycling and hiking. Karla speaks native Afrikaans and a good level of English. She has a big interest in languages and would like to learn French, Spanish and Dutch, however would focus on Dutch during her time in the Netherlands as it would be a good opportunity to be immersed in the language. Karla is excited to become an au pair and would love to have a positive impact on the children and help them to succeed in their lives. She has experienced Dutch culture before and loved it, so is looking forward to spending a year in the Netherlands.
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Comments Karla is part of our au pair Star program. She can drive, and can do so in the EU for 6 months. She can cycle and swim. She will require a visa.

Name Martelee Burger
Nationality Namibian
Age 22 years old
Available Mid January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Martelee is a creative au pair star from Namibia! She can cycle and swim. She is currently working at a pre primary school where she is responsible for all aspects of childcare throughout the day. She also babysits for her extended family. Martelee is experienced with working with children aged 1-7 years of age and would also feel comfortable working with children 8 years and older too. Martelee is a tidy person and knows how to do all types of housework and really enjoys cooking. She would also be happy to help care for a family pet. Martelee enjoys arts and crafts, photography and singing. She also loves the outdoors. Martelee speaks native Afrikaans and has a good level of English. She is interested in learning Dutch to help her better communicate with her host family.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Martelee is part of our au pair Star program. She can cycle and swim. She will require a visa.

Name Shouneez Clouts
Nationality South African
Age 19 years old
Available February 2019 for 12 months
Profile Shouneez is a sporty and active au pair star from South Africa. She can drive, cycle and swim. She is currently working as an assistant teacher at a special needs school. She assists with supervision and playing with the children, helping them complete tasks, gardening and doing arts and crafts. She has been babysitting for family and friends children for many years and is confident in all aspects of childcare with children of all ages. She is familiar in all types of housework and is a good cook. She likes animals and would enjoy helping to care for a family pet as long as it is not a reptile. Shouneez is a native English speaker and also speaks fluent Afrikaans. She is interested in learning Dutch while she is in the Netherlands. Shouneez is from a a very close family and spends a lot of time doing activities together. Shouneez loves to play netball and enjoys all sports. She also likes to write. Shouneez wants to be an au pair as she loves children and she hopes to find a warm and welcome family.
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Comments Shouneez is part of our au pair star program. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months. She can cycle and swim. She will require a visa.


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Name Olivia M.
Nationality Austrian/Scottish
Age 18 years old
Available November 1st 2018 until September 1st 2019 (max).
Profile Olivia is our newest candidate from the EU and she is Austrian/Scottish. She has two sisters and is a middle child. She is bilingual German/English and interested in learning Dutch. Olivia is sporty and plays tennis, rides horses and likes to go skiing. She also enjoys music. Her mother is a teacher and Olivia is also considering that career choice. She loves children and has done babysitting with twin babies, has cared for a 6 yr old and has interned at a school with 24 3-6 yrs old. She is most comfortable caring for ages 2 and up. Olivia drives.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair program and drives. She will not require a visa and can drive without restrictions.

Name Tess-Lynn Marcus
Nationality South African already in Holland
Age 23 yrs old
Available December 2018 for 8 months
Profile Tess-Lyn is a great all-round au pair STAR candidate. She is already in Holland and we are looking for a new family for her where she can start in December. Tess is a native English speaker but is also fluent in Afrikaans and she is eager to learn Dutch. She can cycle, swim and she has her driver's license. Tess-Lynn is a qualified musician (she plays the clarinet) and has been teaching music to children in primary school. She has also worked as a Sunday school teacher, has worked at an outreach and she has babysitting experience. Tess-Lynn can work with children of all ages, including a baby. She is neat and is happy to help out with light housework tasks, including cooking, she currently cooks 2-3 times per week. She would prefer a family without cats. Dogs would be fine. Tess-Lynn is interested in many things such as music, art, swimming, hiking, fashion, food, culture and history. Besides playing the clarinet, she also enjoys attending music festivals, going to markets with her friends and family and finding cool new restaurants.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments Tess-Lynn is part of our au pair STAR program and already in Holland and available for an interview. She will need a new visa once placed however. She has been placed.

Name Anna K.
Nationality German
Age 18 yrs old
Available From 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.
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Comments Anna is a vegetarian but does not mind preparing meat. She will not need a visa. Anna drives and can do so without restrictions. She is being considered.

Name Sara Z.
Nationality Polish
Age 18 yrs old
Available from mid September for 9-12 months
Profile Sara is a lovely new candidate from a small town near Krakow, Poland. She adores children, speaks intermediate English, drives and cycles and she is a strong swimmer. Sara has most of her experience with children age 2 and up. Sara would like to a be a pre-school teacher someday and what better way to increase her childcare experience than by being an au pair. Sara is happy to help with light housework including cooking and she enjoys animals. She will have to learn how to iron however. In her free time this motivated, hard-working young lady likes to go to the gym, she loves to dance (she belongs to both a dance and swim club) and she likes basketball and volleyball. She is also artistic and likes to paint and will be happy to do arts & crafts with the children in her care. Sara is available for a full year and would like to start between mid September and mid October. She would prefer a more urban placement.
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She drives and can do so without restrictions. She does not require a visa.

Name Joana C.
Nationality Spanish
Age 18 years old
Available ASAP for 12 months
Profile Joana is a new au pair currently living in a small village in Girona, Spain. She adores children, speak native Spanish and average English. She can cycle and swim. Joana gained childcare experience with children aged 2-10 years old by working as a babysitter, day care, volunteering and Summer Camps. She also gained experience in doing light household tasks and knows how to cook. In her free time, Joana enjoys horse-riding, cycling, photography and travelling. She already went on vacation to The Netherlands a couple of times together with her family and absolutely loved it! Joana grew in an environment where she is always surrounded by animals and nature. Therefore she would have absolutely no problem taking care of any pets.
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Comments She does not require a visa.

Name Quentin C.
Nationality French
Age 18 yrs old
Available From September 2018 for 7 months
Profile Quentin is on of our EU au pairs, from France and is one of our few male au pairs. He is a confident cyclist and a strong swimmer. He has recently finished High School and is wanting to Au Pair before continuing his studies. His first language is French and he also speaks good English and Spanish. He would consider studying Dutch while in the Netherlands. Quentin plays the guitar and loves music. He enjoys sports, particularly swimming and cycling. Quentin has a lot of experience looking after children from 3 months old to 7 years old. He has experience with all household duties. Quentin is described as kind, responsible, considerate and attentive.
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Comments Quentin is from the EU and will not require a visa.

Name Johanna Z.
Nationality Austrian
Age 22 yrs old
Available November 29th 2018 - End of June 2019
Profile Johanna is a new au pair from Austria. She speaks English at a good level, native German, some French and may wish to learn Dutch. Joana drives and enjoys pets. She would like to be placed in or near a city and has worked in a kindergarten. She has most of her experience with children aged 4-10 yrs old and would consider a placement with a single mom. She is happy to help with light housework. Hobbies for this warm and friendly au pair include cooking, reading books, playing guitar and piano and she likes to travel.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair program and will not require a visa. She drives and can do so without restrictions.


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Name Valeriia F.
Nationality Russian
Age 21 yrs old
Available November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Valeriia is a new candidate from Russia. She cycles but is not quite tall enough for a " bakfiets" and speaks native Russian as well as good English . She would like to study Dutch and German as well. She has two sisters and is the youngest child. Valeriia is educated and is busy with her language degree which she will finish in 2021. She currently works as a tutor and has done babysitting. She is able to care for all ages 0 and up. Valeriia is happy to help with light housework and can make dishes such as chicken filled with green beans. She is neat and tidy. Valeriia likes animals and will certainly care for them, especially dogs whom she adores. She loves reading, hiking, photography and listening to music. She is described as honest, optimistic and kind.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair program and 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. She has been placed.

Name Iulia Bochkareva
Nationality Russian
Age 22 years old
Available November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Iulia is our sporty au pair STAR from Russia! She can drive, cycle and swim. She has been babysitting for her friends and families children aged 4 years and over for many years. Despite not having the experience she would also like to work with babies and toddlers. She was responsible for the general care of the children she babysat, feeding them, playing with them and taking them to their after school activities. Iulia is experienced with all light housework and can also cook. She loves all animals and would enjoy helping to care for a family pet. She has a German Shepherd dog and also a cat at home so is very used to being around animals. Iulia speaks native Russian and a good level of English. She is interested in learning Dutch while she is in the Netherlands and also has an interest in German and French. She has recently graduated from university where she studied Communication, majoring in Sociology and Transalation. Iulia was a professional figure skater and also competed in fencing. She enjoys playing all sports, loves to read and also to travel. Iulia loves children and is excited to play such a big part in the lives of children in her year in the Netherlands. She is looking forward to learning about a new culture and also learning a new language!
Smoker non - smoker
Comments Iulia is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months.

Name Alyona Melnikova
Nationality Russian
Age 27 years old
Available October 2018
Profile Alyona is an active and healthy Au Pair STAR from Russia. She has been driving for 9 years and can drive both an automatic and a stick shift. She is a confident cyclist and swimmer. Alyona speaks Russian and a good level of English. She would like to take English language lessons to help her to become fluent. Alyona currently works as a team building instructor, planning childrens events and team building trainings with children aged 6-14 years old. She previously worked in a kindergarten helping care for and teach the children. Alyona would like to Au Pair for children aged 4 years and above. Alyona likes things to be neat and tidy and is experienced with all housework duties. She loves animals so is happy to help take care of a family pet. Alyona is vegetarian and knows how to cook a range of foods and enjoys eating healthily. Alyona enjoys playing board games, reading, cycling and yoga. She is described as responsible, patient and optimistic. She is excited to learn about the Dutch culture and how children from a different country grow up.
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Comments Alyona is part of the Au Pair STAR program and will require a visa. Alyona can drive and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Ekaterina Petrishcheva
Nationality Russian
Age 25 years old
Available Flexible from October 2018
Profile Ekaterina is our lovely brand new Au Pair from Russia. She is a confident cyclist and swimmer. She speaks Russian and basic English and would like to learn German as she finds this language interesting. Ekaterina has been babysitting children in her neighbourhood since 2015. She would like to be an au pair for children aged 4 years and above. Ekaterina is experienced in all household duties except laundry, but would like to learn how to do this. She is a wonderful cook and can cook and bake all types of food. Ekaterina has had pets of her own and would enjoy helping care for a family pet. Ekaterina is currently studying psychology and would like to be a childrens psychologist when she graduates. Ekaterina enjoys singing, reading and she collects small glass toys, of which she now has over 100! Ekaterina would be described as honest, patient and sensitive.
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Comments Ekaterina will require a visa. She is part of our regular au pair program.

Name Khrystyna Zinkevych
Nationality Ukranian
Age 22 years old
Available October 2019 for 12 months
Profile Khrystyna is a fun new Au Pair from Ukraine. She can drive and cycle. Khrystyna speaks fluent Ukranian, Russian and a good level of English, however she would like to improve on this and either take an English or Dutch language course while she is in the Netherlands. Khrystyna comes from a large family, she is one of 6 children and is very close with her siblings and parents. She has lived away from home before when she was working in another city. Khrystyna is a qualified Social Worker, but currently works as a freelancer writing articles for different websites. Khrystyna has babysat for friends and family for many years and is experienced in the care of children aged 1 year old and above. She also has experience working with a child with special needs. Khrystyna is a good cook and can cook salads, soups, meat and enjoys baking. She is a neat person who enjoys cleaning and would be happy to assist with household chores. Khrystyna enjoys drawing, reading and watching films. She loves to learn new things and can't wait to become part of a new family in another country.
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Comments Khrystyna is part of our Au Pair program and will require a visa. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months.

Name Kseniia Shishkina
Nationality Russian
Age 23 years old
Available From November 2018 (for 12 months)
Profile Kseniia is a multi-lingual, travel loving au pair from Russia. She can cycle. Kseniia worked at an interactive science exhibition and was responsible for taking children aged 3 and older through the activities. She also worked at a French school caring for children aged 3 - 11 years old during their midday breaks. She is experienced in most household chores and is happy to help our with any chores except cooking as she does not know how to cook. She is an animal lover and would be happy to help care for a family pet. Kseniia studied Linguistics at University and is now an English teacher. Kseniia is from a small and very close family. She has a passion for languages and speaks native Russian, a good level of English and a basic level of Spanish and French. She would like to learn Dutch while she is in the Netherlands. Kseniia enjoys watching films in Spanish. She loves Harry Potter and Dr. Who. She also enjoys dancing and reading. Once she has finished working as an au pair in the Netherlands she would like to au pair in France or Spain. She is interested in working as an interpreter or a teacher when she is finished being an au pair.
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Comments Kseniia is part of our au pair program, she can cycle and will require a visa.

Name Margarita Vasileva
Nationality Russian
Age 28 years old
Available November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Margarita is a travel loving au pair from Russia. She can cycle and swim. Margarita has experience babysitting children aged 4 to 7 years old, but would enjoy working with children aged 7 years and under. While babysitting she was responsible for supervising the children, playing with them, cooking meals and keeping the area tidy. She feels she is sensible and responsible and would be great with babies and toddlers once she learned how to care for them. Margarita knows how to cook a range of foods and is experienced in all housework duties. She really loves animals and would enjoy helping to care for a family pet. Margarita graduated from her Engineering studies in 2015 and currently works as a receptionist at a hotel. Margarita speaks native Russian and a good level of English. She also knows basic German and Turkish. Margarita would like to study English while she is in the Netherlands to increase her level. She enjoys reading, learning new languages and about new cultures as well as camping. Margarita is excited to live in a new country and gain new experiences while being part of another family.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Margarita is part of our au pair program and will require a visa.


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Name Sheylla Cuellar Loayza
Nationality Peruvian
Age 22 years old
Available Flexible for 12 months in 2018 or 2019
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. Sheylla is an educated young lady with a degree in international business. She loves children and becoming an au pair seems like a natural choice to her.
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.

Name Celeny Yupanqui
Nationality Peruvian
Age 28 years old
Available ASAP, visa permitting
Profile Celeny is a new au pair STAR candidate from Peru. She drives, cycles (although she is not tall enough for a 'bakfiets') and swims. She speaks English to a good level as well as French and currently works as a teacher of English and French, she studied Foreign Languages. Celeny comes from a large family and has 9 siblings. She has babysitting experience with children of all ages, including babies. She would be happy to help out with light housework tasks. She is used to keeping her house very neat as she has been living on her own for a while and cooks for her self daily (she actually has a certificate in gastronomy). She would be happy to be placed in a family with pets. Celeny loves singing , dancing and languages.
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. Celeny is part of our au pair STAR program.

Name Brigitte Eliana Guevara Lozano
Nationality Colombian
Age 27 yrs old
Available September 2018 for 12 months
Profile Our newest au pair from Latin America is from Colombia and she goes by her middle name Eliana. Eliana is from Bogota and she loves working with children. She drives, cycles and swims and may need some help with a " bakfiets" as she is not very tall. She has done a lot of child care courses and her English is intermediate/good. Spanish is her native tongue. Eliana is an oldest child and from a warm loving family. She has a university degree in International business and is an educated young lady. Eliana has been working with an 11 yr old special needs child and is able to care for children aged 1 and up. She is happy to help with light housework and can cook dishes such as pasta, meat, beans, soups etc. Pets are not a problem for her and she will help care for them. Hobbies for this loving, tolerant girl include aerobics, going on picnics, to the cinema or library and she likes to travel.
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 Catalina Bonilla Hermosa
Nationality Ecuadorian
Age 28 yrs old
Available November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Catalina (or Katty as she is known) is a strong candidate from Ecuador and part of our au pair STAR program. She has been driving for over 4 years, cycles often (and is tall enough for a " bakfiets") and loves to swim. Her native language is Spanish, she speaks good English and also basic French. She is interested in learning Dutch to assist in communicating with the family and also feels this would be beneficial for her career, as she has a Diploma in Tourism and has also worked in this field. Katty has looked after her 3 year old nephew and 1.5 year old niece extensively since he was 3 months old. She also has experience working at a childrens centre with children aged 1.5 – 4 years old. She is able to care for ages 1 an up and might consider working with a new born if the mom is home. She is also prepared to do all duties required for children as well as light housework, cooking basic meals (mostly for the children) and as she has grown up with cats and dogs and loves animals so is comfortable caring for animals also. Katty loves music and has played the bass for over 10 years. Katty is described as an easy going girl with a great personality and we feel that she has all the makings of being a wonderful au pair!
Smoker No
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 Sofía Cueva
Nationality Ecuadorian
Age 25 years old
Available November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Sofía is our brand new au pair STAR all the way from the capital of Ecuador. Sofía can cycle and swim. She is native in Spanish, is fluent in English and speaks some basic French. In 2016 Sofía graduated from college obtaining a degree in physical therapy. Currently she is working as a physical therapist where she amongst others also assists children with their recovery. Furthermore, she gained childcare experience by babysitting and helped children learning to read, write and basic math. She is experienced with children aged 2-12 years old. Sofía is experienced in doing all sorts of household chores and knows how to cook. She usually prepares dishes such as rice, chicken, pork and beef. In her free time Sofía likes to dancing, hiking, painting and drawing.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Sofía is an au pair STAR and requires a visa.

Name Diana Galindo
Nationality Colombian
Age 29 years old
Available From October 2018 for 12 months
Profile Diana is a very active and experienced au pair STAR from Colombia. She can drive, cycle and swim. Diana has a lot of childcare experience babysitting children aged 1 year old to 7 years old. She is confident in all areas of childcare and would be happy to care for a baby under 1 year old. She has done multiple first aid courses and is confident in responding in an emergency. Diana is a tidy person and is happy to help with any household chores, including caring for a family pet as she is an animal lover. She speaks native Spanish, a good level of English and basic French. She would like to improve on her English while she is an au pair and also learn some Dutch with her host family. Diana comes from a very close family and feels they are the most important thing in her life. She has lived away from home before, studying in the USA for a year. Dianas qualification is in Business and Administration. She currently works as a Business Administrator and also works as a teacher, teaching children and adults English at a basic level. Diana enjoys athletics, aerobics and skating. She is described as a responsible, happy and funny person.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Diana is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months. She has been placed.

Name Diana Rodriguez
Nationality Colombian
Age 26 years old
Available From September 2018 for 12 months
Profile Diana loves children and is our newest au pair from Colombia. She can drive, cycle and swim. Diana is experienced in childcare with children aged under 8 years old, including infants. She has babysat children for many years and is confident with all aspects of childcare. Diana has done a first aid course and knows how to respond in an emergency. She is experienced in all household duties and enjoys cooking. She is an animal lover and would enjoy helping to care for a family pet. Diana speaks native Spanish, a sufficient level of English and basic French. She is interested in learning French while she is abroad and also improving on her English. Diana comes from a large family and is very close with them. She has lived in the USA for 1 year for work. Diana loves to do yoga, reading, writing, cooking and exercise. She is described as a friendly, creative and honest person.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Diana is an au pair and will require a visa. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months.


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Name Kelly Middleton
Nationality South African with Canadian passport
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 10th 2019 for 12 months
Profile Kelly is a very sporty new au pair STAR from Cape Town. She is busy learning how to drive and hopes to have her full license in December. Kelly cycles weekly and she is an excellent swimmer who is also active in a variety of water sports. Kelly speaks native English and good Afrikaans and would like to learn Dutch. She also plays piano really well and she enjoys cooking. Kelly volunteers at a crèche and an aftercare and absolutely adores children. She also has babysitting experience and would prefer to care for ages 4 and up but does have the experience caring for 1-3 yr olds as well. She is happy to help with light housework and because cooking is a hobby of hers, she will be fine with that too. She loves pets and would be able to care for them. Hobbies for this caring and loving young lady include surfing, water skiing, wakeboarding, quad biking, cycling and playing piano. She is described as hard working and dedicated as well as honest and reliable. Great qualities for a future au pair!
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. Once she has her driver's license she can drive for 6 months in the EU. SHE IS NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING. She has been placed.

Name Andrea Pennock
Nationality Mexican
Age 21 years old
Available From January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Andrea, known as Andy, is a great candidate from Mexico. She is an Au Pair star who has been driving regularly for more than 2 years (automatic only), is a confident cyclist, tall enough to ride a bakfiets and is a strong swimmer. Her first language is Spanish and she also speaks English well. She would like to learn Dutch to help her to communicate with her family and also to get to know the culture better. Andy has 3 siblings and is very close with them and her parents. They spend a lot of time together doing activities such as going to the beach or watching movies.Andy has travelled abroad before and spent 2.5 months doing an internship at Disneyworld. She is currently studying International Business at University.Andy has experience with children aged 1-7 years, completing all duties required for the care of the children, from cooking and cleaning to changing diapers and playing. She is experienced in all household duties and is a very neat person. She is a good cook, able to cook a range of meals. Andy is an animal lover and would love to be placed with a family with pets and help look after them. Andy enjoys reading, travelling, hiking and spending time with her loved ones. She is patient, responsible and a very kind hearted person.
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 Ana Castillo Encinas
Nationality Mexican
Age 25 years old
Available From December 20th 2018 for 12 months
Profile Ana is our newest au pair STAR from Mexico. She is a very strong candidate and has a lot to offer a family. She has been driving for more than 8 years and is confident at cycling and swimming. Ana has been working as a qualified kindergarten teacher for 4 years. She began babysitting when she was in High school as she loves children. She has worked at a summer camp, as a preschool teacher and as a kindergarten teacher. She has experience in all areas of childcare with newborns right up to teenagers and is comfortable being an au pair for a family with children of any age. Ana is a very tidy person and is happy to assist with all household duties, including helping to take care of a family pet. Ana speaks native Spanish and a good level of English. She would like to improve on her English and also learn Dutch while she is in the Netherlands. Ana comes from a small and very close family who enjoy spending time together. Ana likes to go to the gym, play sports, swim and hang out with friends. She also plays the guitar. Ana is very excited to be an Au Pair in the Netherlands as she loves children, can't wait to learn about a new culture and travel around Europe.
Smoker Non Smoker
Comments Ana is part of our Au Pair STAR Program and will require a visa. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months. She has been placed.

Name Macy Fielder
Nationality American
Age 19 yrs old
Available January 20ieth 2019 for 12 months
Profile Macy is our lovely new very creative au pair STAR from the USA. She speaks native English, would love to learn Dutch and drives, cycles and swims. She is tall and should not have any problems riding a " bakfiets ". Macy is a sophomore at college and looking to take a year off. She has lived on her own and is independent and mature. She loves children and has babysitting experience and camp experience with ages 1 and up. She has also cared for a child with autism. Macy is happy to care for multiple children or just one. She can help with light housework and she is a good cook who can make sushi, salads, grill meat and cook pasta dishes, to name but a few. She is also neat. Macy has done first aid. She loves animals and will happily care for them. in her free time, this outgoing vivacious red-head loves to paint and draw, do DIY projects and craft projects, she likes to make clothes (she is studying apparel merchandising) and be with friends. She is a leader and is very open minded. We think she will make a great au pair!
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 is being considered.

Name Emma Register
Nationality American
Age 22 years old
Available August 20th 2019 for 12 months
Profile Californian girl Emma is our new amazing au pair STAR from the States. She will be graduating from College in May 2019 with a degree in Education and Anthropology and is eager to come to The Netherlands after that. Emma drives (automatic), cycles regularly (and is tall which will work well with a "bakfiets) and she is an excellent swimmer and former lifeguard. Emma speaks native English and would like to learn Dutch. She is also musical and has played the piano for 11 yrs. Emma has been at university for the past 3,5 yrs and is mature and independent. She adores children and has worked as a nanny, a classroom assistant, has done a big brother/sister program and has done a lot of babysitting. She has most of her experience with ages 4 and up and that's the age group she is most comfortable with. Emma has done a lot of child courses as part of her degree in Education and is Red Cross trained in childcare as well as having done first aid courses as a lifeguard. She is happy to help with light housework, quite neat and a good cook. Hobbies for this sunny and cheerful girl include yoga and walking, swimming, Pilates and skiing and other winter sports such as ice skating. She also loves to travel and enjoys music. She is happy to help with animals as she loves them. Emma is a fantastic child minder who is described as determined, positive, big hearted and nurturing. We think she will make an excellent au pair!
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. Emma drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. Emma is native English speaking. Emma would prefer an Urban placement and being in or near Amsterdam is her dream!

Name Mitzy Uribe
Nationality Mexican
Age 27 years old
Available February 2019 for 12 months
Profile Mitzy is an experienced au pair plus from Mexico. She can drive, cycle and swim. Mitzy was an au pair in the USA for one year where she looked after 3 children under the age of 3. She is confident in all areas of childcare with children of all ages, but prefers to care for babies and toddlers. She has completed a certificate in infant childcare and safety. Mitzy is experienced in all areas of housework and loves animals so would enjoy helping to care for a family pet. Mitzy speaks Native Spanish and a fluent level of English. She is interested in learning German, French or Japanese while she is abroad. Mitzy enjoys being artistic, singing and dancing.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Mitzy is part of our Au Pair PLUS program. She can drive and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She can cycle and swim. She will require a visa.

Name Alesha Hobbs
Nationality American
Age 28 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Alesha is our newest au pair star from America! She can drive and has been cycling and swimming since she was a child. Alesha has been babysitting children aged 4 and older for her friends and family since she was in high school. She previously worked as a nanny, caring for children aged 9 and 12 and she also assisted with preschool gymnastics where she helped children aged 4 - 8 practise for their recitals. Alesha is experienced in all aspects of childcare with children aged 4 and older. She has also completed a first aid course based around childcare. Alesha is experienced in all housework duties and is happy to help out around the house, as well as assist with cooking and helping to care for a family pet. Alesha speaks English and is interested in learning the language of her host family. Alesha enjoys running, hiking, music and concerts. She is excited for her year as an au pair in the Netherlands and hopes to gain a new outlook on life and create memories she can cherish forever.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Alesha is part of our au pair star program and will require a visa. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months.

Name Sara Gutiérrez Reséndiz
Nationality Mexican
Age 26 years old
Available From December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Sara is our newest au pair star from Mexico. She can drive, cycle and swim. Sara has been babysitting for friends and family for many years. She is experienced in all aspects of childcare for children aged 1 year and older. She does not have experience with little babies. Sara is a tidy person and knows how to do most household duties and is willing to learn how to do anything she is not familiar with. She can cook and is happy to cook for her host family. Sara graduated from Law school in 2014 and has been working as a corporate lawyer since. She is also currently studying a course in drawing and painting. Sara speaks fluent Spanish and English and a basic level of French. She is interested in learning Dutch, French or German, as well as other languages while she is abroad as she is very interested in immersing herself with other languages and cultures. She would like to be able to communicate with her host family in their language. Sara is from a very large and close family. She is grateful for the values her parents have instilled in her and appreciates the education and opportunities she has received. Sara enjoys art and being creative. She enjoys going to the movies and spending time with friends and family. Sara is a very open and friendly person and loves to give hugs!
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Sara is part of our au pair star program. She can drive and can do so in the EU for 6 months. She can cycle and swim. She will require a visa.


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Name Qian Li
Nationality Chinese
Age 23 yrs old
Available October - December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Qian is a new au pair PLUS from Changzhou in China. She drives, cycles often (and is tall for a Chinese girl, so a bakfiets is not a problem for her) and swims regularly. Qian speaks English fluently as well as good French and native Chinese. She would love to improve her French. She is an oldest child and has a younger brother. She is an independent young lady who has already lived overseas while she au paired in the US. She has childcare experience with children aged 4 and up (in the US she cares for school age children) but is happy to work with all ages. She has done first aid and a child care course as part of her preparation for going to the US. Qian is happy to help with light housework and can cook delicious Chinese food! She is very neat and will be happy to help clean up. She also loves pets and will care for them. In her free time this resourceful, independent and sporty girl likes to read, do active things and she loves sports.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair PLUS program and will need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Paveena Phonruang
Nationality Thai
Age 26 years old
Available November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Paveena is an au pair from Thailand. She can cycle and is experienced with the care of children aged 1- 6 years and under. She currently works as a teacher assistant at a bilingual school and has been babysitting for friends and family for many years. She is familiar with all aspects of childcare for children aged 1 - 6 years of age and also experienced in all types of housework, including cooking. Paveena speaks fluent Thai and English and a basic level of Swedish. Paveena enjoys movies, reading, playing guitar and spending time with friends. She also plays badminton. Paveena would like to be placed with a host family that makes her feel like she is part of the family. She likes how diverse the culture in Europe is and is looking forward to experiencing the history, art and architecture of different countries.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments Paveena is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. She has been placed.