Au Pair in Germany

Are you a young adult who is passionate about working with children but also dreams of travelling? Our Au Pair programs in Germany will allow you to do both! With possible placements available all over this striking country, you will have the choice of staying in one of many beautiful cities in Germany. Explore the picturesque medieval towns and fascinating historical architecture, or relish in mouthwatering German cuisine. Connect with the locals and learn all about German culture on this once-in-a-life time trip.

What are the benefits of Au Pairing in Germany?

In the heart of Europe, Germany is full of stunning attractions and gorgeous landscapes. As an Au Pair, you will have the chance to experience life abroad in a completely different way to your average tourist. Reinvent yourself whilst you develop new life skills and become a part of a new family as you learn all about what it means to live as a local in a beautiful and exciting country. As part of our Au Pair program, you will also be entitled to the amazing benefits listed below: 

  • A monthly spending allowance of 370 Euros 
  • Free flight to and from Germany including all connecting flights to the host family if the Au Pair commits to a 12 month stay (return flight only covered if Au Pair successfully completes the 12 months stay with host family).
  • Two paid vacation days per month
  • Minimum of 1.5 free days per week with 1 full free weekend per month
  • Access to a 24-hour emergency phone number to support and help you if ever you need it
  • You will also receive an all-inclusive comprehensive insurance package, including health, accident and third-party liability insurance.

Program Information

As part of this Au Pair program, you will be required to work anywhere up to 30 hours a week depending on which family you are paired with, with 1.5 days off per week and 1 paid vacation weekend off per month. Daily meals will be provided for you by your host family as well as your own private bedroom. 

A monthly allowance of no less than 370 euros will be paid to you as will be stated in your contract agreement with the host family.


  • Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 26 years old
  • Male, female and diverse Au Pairs welcome
  • Must have extensive experience looking after children
  • Be able to commit to a 6 – 12 month placement
  • A valid drivers license is preferred but not essential
  • Non-English native speakers must have at least a level B2 in English
  • Must have received education at GCSE level or equivalent (high school diploma)
  • Be in good physical and mental health
  • preferably a non-smoker
  • Have no criminal record and be prepared to undergo a background check to support this
  • Unmarried and without children

Required Documents

  • Completed Au Pair Application form.
  • 2 childcare references plus 1 character reference
  • Police and Medical report
  • Medical sheet (this is only necessary if you have any pre-existing medical issues)
  • Form of ID (passport or drivers license)
  • 1 photograph of yourself

Possible Destinations

We currently have placements available in and around the beautiful cities of Berlin, Hamburg, Hannover, Essen, Cologne, Bonn, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart, and many more!

Why Choose Us?

Planning your working abroad journey may seem overwhelming at first. With so many things to consider like securing a visa, obtaining health insurance, finding a suitable destination and job and many more, the process can be daunting for many. That’s why we aim to make the entire process as seamless and stress-free as possible so you can concentrate on what’s really important and that is, getting the most out of your experience abroad. We aim to provide support and advice not just in obtaining a visa, but all the way through to you stepping off that plane and starting your incredible journey in a new country!

Cost Breakdown

As part of our Au Pair in Germany program, a fee of £420 (486 euro) will be required. This will cover our administrative and management fee to handle your application from start to finish, including undergoing regular visits whilst you are living with your host family to ensure you are settling in well.

Guide to Starting your Journey as an Au Pair in Germany

Step 1: Fill out our Application Form

Follow the link to fill out an application form and be sure to provide any additional documents such as childcare and character references, medical records, a copy of your passport, drivers license and police check.

Step 2: Interview

Once you have completed and sent off your application form with all the relevant documents, if you are accepted, you will be Invited to attend an interview either of video call or face-to-face with someone from your agency. All the documents, along with the information from this interview and your application form, will then be sent to us at Alliance where we will begin the process to finding a host family best suited for you.

Step 3: Finding you a Host Family

Following a Skype call with ourselves where we will get to know you and gather all the relevant information we will need to match you with a suitable host family. We will then start sending your application to all our screened and registered host families who we deem to be a good match. If you are successful in matching you with a family, we will then go on to process the match and arrange your stay with them.

Step 4: Booking your Flight!

Now that you have been paired with a host family, it’s time to make the next step and book your flight to Germany! But don’t worry as we will be here to assist you every step of the way.
Once you have arrived in the country, one of our local representatives will conduct an in-home welcome interview with yourselves and your host family along with a 3 month interview to ensure you are settling in well. They will then be on hand to mediate between the family and yourselves should any issues arise.

Do you meet all the requirements listed above and think this might just be the perfect opportunity for you? Start your journey with us today as you embark on this incredible adventure to live and work in Germany as an Au Pair. Click the button below to start your application process.