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Extra hand: Having a Genki au pair is like having an extra hand in the house or a 'mother's helper'. She will job share the basic duties that is usually just your job. She can help with light housework, preparing meals, bath and bed time, getting ready for school (if you also have older children) and many other tasks. She gives you peace of mind as a busy parent. Having another adult in your home eliminates the stress of pick-up and drop-off at day care and the hassle of patching together coverage from babysitters or family members.

Time and quality of life: it gives you more time to do the things you want to do-spend more time with your children, spend more time with your partner, take a trip to the shops without kids etc.

Cost effective childcare: Childcare centres in Australia are now charging between $80-$120 a day per child! Your child also gets to stay in the comfort of their own home.In-home childcare is recommended by paediatricians as the healthiest childcare option.

Cultural exchange: Your family are introduced to other cultures and lifestyles . Children can benefit from learning about a new culture and language. Children also thrive as a result of the full attention offered by our au pairs, who serve as an extension of the family and enjoy focusing on your child’s personal learning and growth. They also love the extra attention they get from their parents.

What are my duties?

  • You will provide her with her own room and three meals a day, 7 days a week.
  • You will treat her as a member of the family and not a servant.
  • You will provide her with a detailed Genki Families can provide you with a template.
  • You will check in on her regularly to make sure she is happy.
  • Pay her any extra hours she may work with your family.
  • If you are leaving her at home by herself to go on holidays please inform us.
  • Where possible take her on holidays,excursions if there is room for her.
  • Paying for her meals/drinks when she goes out with you to restaurants,cafes etc.
  • Money towards her sim card or travel card.
  • Welcome pack upon arrival.

Why Choose Genki Families:

We know how precious your time is so we have made it our priority to make your life easier by:

Providing you with a high quality au pair and demi pair who matches your requirements but also fits in easily to your type of family (lifestyle, background, interests etc).

Saving you time: you tell us what you’re looking for and then sit back and let us organise everything for you.

Supporting you and your au pair and demi pair throughout the placement in any way we can.

Only registering host families and au pair and demi pair who we are sure will be happy with the program and philosophy – this is essential for a successful placement.

We are specialised in Japanese au pairs : we have a unique selection process and we recruit our own au pairs directly. We genuinely know our au pairs well and are well placed to advise you on their suitability for your family. au pair

Our coordinators are native Japanese speaking so if there are any issues we can resolve them quickly. We will help them with any potential difficulties settling in and reply to any questions, very often in their own language.

However, please be aware we do now accept and interview other au pair and demi pair from other countries.

We are not here just to find you an au pair and demi pair: You will almost certainly have questions that come up once your au pair arrives even if it’s not your first au pair. We are here to answer those questions and use our experience to support and advise you if needed.

If you find you have an insurmountable issue with your au pair, we are here to manage the end of the placement and a replacement au pair. We will of course support your au pair during this period.

We are based in Perth,Western Australia

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