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AUPAIR Profiles Last updated: 19 September 2018

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Name Lauren Van Oosten
Nationality Australian
Age 20 yrs old
Available December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Lauren is a new junior nanny from Australia and she is of Dutch descent. She is a second oldest child and has two much younger siblings. Lauren has babysitting experience as well as having assisted at playgrounds. She has a lot of experience with school age children aged 4 and up but will also consider working with younger children. Lauren speaks native English and is interested in learning Dutch which she hopes to speak fluently by the time she leave The Netherlands. She drives, knows how to cycle and swim and is happy to help with light housework. She knows how to cook a few decent dishes and pasta is her favorite. Lauren is described as very creative as well as musical; she likes knitting, painting, arts & crafts, plays violin, guitar, sax, and ukulele. She also enjoys the outdoors and has a lot of energy to care for kids and being physically active with them is important to her.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is part of our junior nanny program and will arrive on a working holiday visa. She will require minimum wage.


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Name Cornet Waldeck
Nationality South African
Age 22 years old
Available from October 2018 for 12 months
Profile Cornet is a new au pair STAR from South Africa who resides in Walvisbaai, Namibia. She cycles and swims and also love to cook and experiment with recipes. Afrikaans is her native tongue and her English is good. She would love to learn Dutch and German. She has studied to be a cabin attendant but would like to au pair first of all. Cornet loves children and has a lot of childcare experience both within her family and babysitting/caring for other people's children. She is able to care for all ages. Cornet is happy to help with light housework and because cooking is a hobby of hers, she will happily cook meals for her host family. Cornet will also be happy to care for pets. Hobbies for her include exercising and staying active, swimming, singing, sports and of course, baking and cooking. She is described as a loyal, caring and responsible young lady with a good sense of humor.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and requires a visa.

Name Jaydee Readien
Nationality South African
Age 20 yrs old
Available October 2018 for 12 months
Profile Jaydee is a caring new very tall au pair STAR from the Western Cape. She speaks native Afrikaans and excellent English and is interested in learning Dutch. Jaydee is busy getting her driver's license, cycles (and is tall so a bakfiets should be fine for her) and swims. She is a creative girl who likes to cook in her free time (she does so 3 times a week) and enjoys nature, singing, dancing and the beach. Jaydee loves children and has cared for ages 1 and up. She has done full time care for some of these children and is also busy getting even more experience. She also loves animals and would not mind caring for them. Jaydee is described as very patient, protective, helpful and honest. She is also neat.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR PROGRAM. She is being considered.

Name Corle Kok
Nationality South African
Age 22 yrs old
Available From the 20ieth of November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Stunning redhead Corle is not your average au pair STAR candidate. She is a power house of a candidate who is fully bilingual English/Afrikaans (she would love to learn Dutch) and who drives, cycles (just tall enough for a " bakfiets" too) and swims. Corle is nearly finished at university with her Foundation Phase Teaching degree (she is studying to be a teacher) and would like to au pair right after that. She has a lot of experience caring for children aged 0-12 including being a local au pair, working in children's camps, doing her practical's at school and babysitting a baby but she would really like to work with school age children 4 and up. Corle is happy to help with housework including cooking which she does daily. She prefers non-greasy dishes and a vegetable Shepherd's pie is her signature dish. She is happy to care for pets as well, as long as they are not snakes :-). Corle Is described as a very spontaneous, loving, calm, honest and positive minded young lady who will go out of her way to help people and who is a good listener. She is also very active, has played hockey, sung in a choir and she loves photography, exploring, woodwork and making jewelry. Corle has experience with special needs children including a child with Asperger and will certainly consider caring for such children again. All in all, an amazing candidate and any family who matches with her will be lucky to have her!
Smoker non-smoker
Comments She is part of our Au pair STAR program and requires a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She has been placed.

Name Paul-Marie
Nationality South African
Age 21 yrs old
Available September/October 2018 for 12 months
Profile Paul-Marie is a stunning new Au Pair STAR from Cape Town, South Africa. She cycles and swims (and is tall enough for a " bakfiets") and speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently. She is interested in learning more languages and would love to learn Dutch or even French. Paul-Marie adores children and has cared for children for a number of years now. She has experience with all ages 0-12 and has mostly done babysitting. She might consider working with a special needs child. She is happy to help with light housework, is neat and currently cooks 2 to 3 times a week and makes dishes such as pasta, rice, meat and vegs and more and in fact, cooking is one of her hobbies. She will also happily care for pets as she loves animals. In her free time this honest, reliable, punctual and responsible young lady likes to to be active and creative and also enjoys going to museums. She likes hiking, photography, arts & crafts as well as jogging. She may be shy at first but she loves to laugh and she will ensure that the children in her care are having a fun and educational time.
Smoker non smoker
Comments She needs a visa and is part of our au pair STAR program. She is being considered.

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

Name Jate Bekker
Nationality South African
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Jate is a new South African STAR candidate who is busy getting her license, cycles and swims. She speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently and would like to learn Dutch and would also be interested in learning Spanish. She has 5 brothers and no sisters and gets along well with her family. Jate is a musical, sporty and creative girl who plays the ukulele, dances (disco, hip hop and tap) plays netball and tennis and loves arts & crafts as well as baking, hiking and doing face painting and puppet theatre with the children in her care. Her mother was a professional clown and the apple does not fall far from the tree! Jate really loves children and has a lot of experience with ages 1 and up and would rather not care for a baby as she really loves being active with the children in her care. She would be comfortable with a child with special needs however as one of her brothers suffers from Asperger's. She has also done first aid training and is happy to help with light housework including cooking and baking (which is a hobby). Jate is happy to care for animals too. She is described as very bubbly, vivacious, friendly, empathetic and a good listener. She also loves to help others! We feel that she has all the qualities to be an excellent 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 Tayla Dyers
Nationality South African
Age nearly 20 yrs old
Available From the 21st of Jan. 2019 onwards for 12 months
Profile Tayla is a lovely new experienced au pair STAR from the Northern Cape of South Africa. She is buys getting her driver's license, cycles regularly (and is tall enough for a "bakfiets") and swims. She speaks native Afrikaans and English fluently and would love to learn Dutch. Tayla loves children and currently works as a nanny for two families; one is a family with twins aged 15 months and one is a family with a one yr old boy. Although she has most of her experience caring for babies and toddlers, she is more than happy to care for older children as well because she loves kids. Tayla is happy to help with light housework and is very neat. She is also used to cooking for the children that she cares for and can make pasta's, meat, pizza, hamburgers etc. She also loves making pastry. She is described as a very happy and optimistic person who is also responsible and trustworthy. In her free time this sweet girl likes to read, cook and bake, visit museums, do arts & crafts and she loves going for long walks. Music is another passion for her and she really enjoys singing with the children in her care.
Smoker non smoker
Comments Once she drives, she can drive for 6 months in the EU. 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.

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.

Name Sulize Olivier
Nationality South African
Age 20 years old
Available January 2019
Profile Sulize is a down - to earth au pair STAR candidate with a good sense of humor. She is hoping to pass her driver's test in September and she can cycle and swim. She is bilingual and speaks Afrikaans and English and she would love to learn Dutch (as well as French). She is the eldest in her family and has a younger brother and sister. Sulize is currently working as a camp counsellor for children, providing care and teambuilding between children. The groups consist of children between 6 and 18 years old and she has worked there for the past 6 months, 7 days a week, 12 hours a day. They do all sorts of activities with the kids, including arts and crafts, cycling, swimming, hiking and physical challenges. She also has to prepare meals for the kids and clean up after that. Besides working at the camp, Sulize has also looked after her three cousins since they were born, every school holiday, and she has babysat other children as well. She has experience with and would be happy to work with children of all ages. Sulize is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she can cook and she is neat. She would also love to help take care of animals, should the family have any pets. Sulize is a girl with high energy levels, yet she is observant and patient and has good communication and leadership skills. In her free time she enjoys being active, she has also played hockey in high school. She also loves hiking, cycling, swimming, bodyboarding, writing short stories and sketching, and the list goes on!
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She will need a visa. When she obtains her driver's license, she will be able to drive in Holland but can only do so for 6 months in the EU. She is part of our au pair STAR program. She is being considered.

Name 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 Merentia Engelbrecht
Nationality South African
Age 18 years old
Available December 2018 for 12 months
Profile Merentia is our new sociable au pair STAR candidate from South Africa for 2019! She can swim, cycle and is planning on having her driver’s license before coming to The Netherlands. She is native in Afrikaans and speaks English fluently. Merentia started babysitting when she was 13 years old and gained child care experience with children aged 1-12 years old. She lives on a farm and loves spending time with her pets and her horse. Besides spending time with the animals she also enjoys reading, listening to music and doing arts and crafts in her free time. Merentia is experienced in doing all household chores and knows how to cook different meals.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. When she has her driver's license she will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She is being considered.

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

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

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

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

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 Carli le Roux
Nationality Namibian
Age 19 yrs old
Available From December onwards for 12 months
Profile Carli is a new Au pair STAR from Namibia who speaks native Afrikaans and fluent English and would like to learn Dutch. She drives, cycles and swims. Carli loves children and has babysitting experience as well as having worked at a Sunday school and would most like to look after children aged 1 and up. She may also consider a child with special needs. She is able to cook basic dishes and happy to learn more as well as help with light housework (she is orderly and neat). She loves animals and will certainly help care for them. In her free time she likes to play piano, do ballet, go exploring, do photography and cook. She is described as very creative, patient and well organized as well as responsible. She is hoping to study Speech Therapy at University after her year as an au pair.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She drives and will be able to drive for 6 months in the EU. She will need a visa. She is part of our au pair STAR program. She is being considered.

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. She is being considered.

Name Carmen Basson
Nationality South African
Age 27 yrs old
Available April 2019 for 12 months
Profile Carmen is a really strong candidate from the Western Cape. She drives, cycles and swims, speaks native English and good Afrikaans and is very active as well as having a teaching certificate to teach children at church. Carmen is interested in learning German and Dutch. She is the second oldest and the oldest girl in an extended family with 8 kids and she is very mature and independent. Carmen has travelled and lived alone. Carmen is currently studying psychology and would like to au pair as soon as she finishes her degree in April of 2019 but is flexible and can also start later in 2019. Carmen has diverse childcare experience with all ages and is happy to care for all ages. She can also care for pets and will help with light housework including cooking (she has a whole repertoire that includes smoothies and falafels!). Hobbies for this exceptional candidate include going hiking and surfing, pilates and yoga, cooking, reading, drawing and she is learning how to play guitar. She is described as dedicated, driven and passionate; great qualities for a future au pair!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. Carmen drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU. She is native ENGLISH speaking.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Name 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 Juan-Mari Nortje
Nationality South African
Age will be 19 yrs old
Available December 20ieth 2018 for 12 months
Profile Juan-Mari is a new au pair STAR from Cape Town. She is busy getting her driver's license and hopes to have it before leaving for Europe. She cycles weekly and knows how to swim. Juan-Mari is very active and she spends a lot of time hiking and going to the gym. Afrikaans is her native tongue and she speaks English fluently; she would also like to speak Dutch. She has been at boarding school for the past 5 years and is independent. Juan-Mari loves children and loves volunteering and she has done both as well as having babysitting experience. She is able to care for all ages. She also adores animals and will happily care for them. She is happy to help with light housework including cooking, which she enjoys. Other hobbies for this great girl include reading, ice skating and anything fun, active and outdoorsy. She is described as very loving and caring.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She will need a visa. Once she gets her driver's license she will be able to drive in the EU for 6 months. She is part of our au pair STAR program and will have her first aid. She is being considered.

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

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

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 !
Smoker non smoker
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 January 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.
Smoker Non Smker
Comments She cycles and swims. She is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa.

Name Heleen Kriel
Nationality South African
Age 22 yrs old
Available Mid December for 12 months
Profile Heleen is a new au pair STAR who currently lives in Stellenbosch, South Africa, where she is finishing her bachelor degree in Food Science and Biochemistry. She drives, cycles and swims. Heleen is native Afrikaans speaking, speaks English fluently as well and is interested in learning Dutch. She is a middle child and has both an older sister and a teenaged brother. Heleen is both creative (arts and crafts and painting and drawing), sporty (she plays tennis) and musical (she plays piano and likes to sing). She loves children and has childcare experience with ages 4 and up but would consider caring for ages 1 and up. Heleen is happy to help with light housework and cooks 3 times a week (dishes such as pasta, stir fry, mash, risotto, bobotie and more). She is very neat and a bit of a perfectionist. Heleen loves animals and will certainly care for yours. She is described as very calm and approachable as well as time oriented and well organized. She is also known to be a good teacher; great qualities for an 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 Paul Maree
Nationality South African
Age 20 years old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Paul is a new male au pair STAR who currently lives in Dana Bay, South Africa. He drives, cycles and swims. He speaks native English, Afrikaans and is interested in learning Dutch. Paul gained childcare experience with children aged 4-12 mainly by caring for his younger brother and by taking care of his cousins children. He is also experienced in doing almost all sorts of household tasks. Paul usually cooks for himself and prefers making dishes that do not take too long to prepare! He likes making pastas, meat and salads. Paul really loves nature and likes to go out for a like hike at the beach. He also enjoys gardening and camping, but enjoys playing some video games from time to time as well. Paul is fond of pets and would love taking care of them! He is very excited for his year in overseas and cannot wait to start!
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments Paul is part of our au pair STAR program and will require a visa. He drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.


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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.
Smoker Non smoker
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 Annemarie B.
Nationality German
Age 19 yrs old
Available End of January 2019 for 6 months
Profile Annemarie is another German candidate for January 2019. She speaks good English besides her native German. Annemarie drives and she can cycle and swim. Annemarie has been working as a camp counselor with children between 6 and 12 years old, she has been tutoring an 11 year old boy and has been working with teenagers as well. She is happy to help out with light housework tasks including cooking. She is a very musical girl who plays the flute and takes singing lessons, she also sings in a choir and manages a band.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair program and will not need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

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 Katharina K
Nationality German
Age 18 yrs old
Available September 2018 unti July 2019
Profile Katharina is a caring German au pair candidate who speaks both intermediate English and French. She can cycle and swim. Katharina has been working as a group leader and a coach and most of her experience is with school aged children. She is an eldest child and has two younger sisters and she is used to helping out at home. Katharina can do basic cooking, she is happy to help out with light housework tasks and she would be happy to be placed in a family with pets, she has a cat and chicken at home. In her free time, Katharina enjoys swimming, meeting up with friends, traveling, drawing, reading and listening to music. She also likes sports (walking, jogging, dancing) and spending time in nature. Katharina is described as helpful, reliable and openminded.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She does not require a visa.

Name Kyra L.
Nationality South African with UK passport
Age 18 yrs old
Available January 2019 for 12 months
Profile Kyra is a new au pair STAR from Cape Town, in fact, she is a local girl who lives not far from our office. Her native tongue is English (she has a British passport) and she speaks good Afrikaans and is interested in learning Dutch. Kyra is sporty and cycles and swims. She is also mature and independent and has been babysitting children for a number of years now. She currently works with a 12 yr old boy as well as having loads of experience with ages 2-8 yrs old; she is basically happy to care for ages 1 and up. Kyra is able to help with light housework but will need to learn how to iron. She cooks 4x per week however and knows how to make a number of dishes including fish, vegs, chicken, meat, pasta and more. She is happy to care for pets. Kyra is described as a strong girl with a great sense of humor; she will speak up for herself and has a very funny personality. In her free time this bubbly adventurous girls likes to dance (she does modern dance), ride horses, play sports and she likes to bake.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will not need a visa. She has been placed.

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.
Smoker Non-smoker
Comments She does not require a visa.


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

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

Name Iulia Bochkareva
Nationality Russian
Age 22 yrs old
Available Flexible from July 2018
Profile Iuliia is an active and sporty au pair STAR form Russia. Her English is sufficient and she would love to improve it and learn other languages as well. She can cycle, swim and drive. She has babysitting experience with schoolaged kids. Iuliia was a professional figure skater and she has done fencing. She still does figure skating as a hobby. Other hobbies for Iuliia are sports in general, reading, and traveling. When starting her au pair year, she will have just finished her studies in Sociology and Translating in the sphere of communication. Iuliia is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she is neat and she can cook simple meals. Pets are not a problem for her, she has a German shepherd and a cat at home.
Smoker non - smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.

Name Eliza K.
Nationality Russian
Age 25 years old
Available August 2018 for 12 months
Profile Eliza is a creative au pair STAR from Russia. She speaks English to a good level and she can cycle and swim. Eliza has a degree in Economics. She has two nieces of 3 and 6 years old who she has loked after and she has worked as a tutor in Math, English and Chemistry where she worked with children between 10 and 15 years old. She would be happy to be placed in family with children aged 4 years old and up. Eliza is happy to help out with light housework tasks, she can cook and she is neat. She would be happy to help out with pets. In her free time, she enjoys reading books, going to the theater, visiting a museum, and playing sports. She also likes to stay active and goes to the gym, cycles, skates and roller-blades to do so.
Smoker Non - smoker
Comments She will need a visa, she is part of our au pair STAR program.


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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. She is being considered.

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 Monica Ikeda
Nationality Brazilian
Age 27 yrs old
Available October 2018 for 12 months
Profile Monica is a bright new au pair PLUS from Brazil. She has already au paired in the US as well as having lived all over Asia. Monica drives, cycles and swims and her English is fluent. She also speaks basic French and her native language is Portuguese. She is an English teacher and has a degree in business administration. Monica is infant qualified and cared for an 8 month old and a 3 yr old in the USA but also has experience with children up to the age of 7 yrs old. She has done first aid. Monica is happy to help with light housework related to the children and can cook Brazilian dishes. She is neat and well organized. She will help with pets but does not want to be responsible for them. Hobbies for this helpful, caring young lady include hiking and trekking, travelling and she enjoys running, photography and trying new foods.
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. She is being considered.

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.


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Name Azura Lasai
Nationality Canadian
Age 26 yrs old
Available Oct. 15th for 12 months
Profile Azura goes by her middle name MAYA and is a new au pair STAR/Junior Nanny from Vancouver Canada. She is a mature young lady who has a nursing background and loves children. Maya does not drive but she cycles and swims. She is also very well organized and has great time management skills. Maya loves children and has experience with ages 2 and up but will also consider younger children. She is happy to care for animals and is very neat and will help with light household tasks. She is also a good cook and can cook a variety of dishes and types of cuisine. Maya is from a warm and loving family and is the oldest of 3 sisters. She has lived on her own for 5 years and is very independent and mature. In her free time this lovely smiling girl likes to do yoga and aerobics and she enjoys dancing. Maya speaks native English and fluent French and is excited to learn Dutch! We are happy to have her!
Smoker non smoker
Comments She can be placed as an au pair STAR or junior nanny. She will require a visa. She has been placed.

Name Mahal Brillantes
Nationality American
Age 28 years old
Available November 2018 for 12 months
Profile Mahal is a fascinating new au pair STAR from the USA who is currently in Osaka, Japan, teaching English (which she has done for the past 6 years). Therefore she speaks a good level of Japanese besides being a native English speaker. Mahal has also studied French in high school as well as at University and she would love to learn Dutch. Mahal has loads of childcare experience and has done babysitting as well as teaching. She has cared for babies as well as older children and is happy to care for all ages. Mahal loves pets and would not mind caring for them. Housework is not a problem either; she has the experience and will gladly help out. Mahal can cook (a lot of Asian dishes as well as American dishes and pasta's) and she will clean up as she goes. In her free time this intelligent, patient, educated young lady likes to play volleyball, does jiu-jitsu, dances (hip hop and hula) and she loves to read and listen to music. She is described as being hard-working and always up for a challenge! Mahal drives (automatic), cycles and swims.
Smoker Non smoker
Comments She is part of our au pair STAR program and will need a visa. She drives and can do so for 6 months in the EU.


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

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

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.