The placement agreement of the “au pair” young person

The host family that wishes to host a young au pair must enter into a placement agreement with the young au pair, before he has left his country of residence by precisisng the rights and oblligations of each involved party.

The placement agreement must include the following necessary elements:

  • The duration of the au pair placement term (it shall last no longer than 12 months in a row and in total)
  • The time spent with family duties and the estimated working hours days off
  • The hosting location and the conditions of housing.
  • The duties to be fulfilled by the “au pair” and the provided means to fulfill them.
  • language lessons for the “au pair” paid by the host family.
  • The amount of allowance agreed upon as pocket money for the “au pair” young person during the complete term of placement (fixed amount corresponding to 1 fifth of the minimum social wage)
  • The mention of the placement agreement is concluded under a condition precedent of the approval of the host family and the authorisation of the “au pair” young person.

 You can download the "placement agreement" form below: