Do you want to be an au pair in Canada?
Read on for more information and many useful tips for your au pair stay in Canada.
Find out more about an au pair stay in Canada!
Canada is the second biggest country in the world, Russia being the biggest. Canada is in North America and has two official languages, English and French.
In Canada you will have the opportunity to work abroad while getting to know the people and the country. Since 2004, young people can apply for the Working Holiday Visa, which gives them the possibility not only to work, but also to travel around Canada.
There are many great things associated with Canada: pristine nature, friendly people, the emblematic maple leaf, stuffed elks, and ice hockey. And if you are brave enough, you can even lure a Canadian bear from the mountains with sweet honey …
Duration of the au pair stay in Canada: 12 months.
There is no minimum duration for au pair stays in Canada, but keep in mind that the Canadian work permit is only granted once in a lifetime, so make sure to take full advantage of it!
You have to have health insurance for your au pair staying in Canada.
Our advice: There is a Canadian embassy in almost every country. Contact them and ask what type of insurance they recommend for you.
Expenses for the Visa
The work permit for your stay in Canada ( Workin Holiday Visa ) costs about 110 Euros. You have to transfer this amount to the account of the Canadian embassy.
Expenses for Language Classes
The au pair has to pay for the language classes.
To find out more about the Working Holiday Visa , visit the website of the Canadian embassy .
Official Language: English, French
Capital : Ottawa
Form of government : parliamentary monarchy
Surface Area: 9,984,670 km²
Population : 34,278,406 (January 2011, estimate)
Currency : 1 Canadian Dollar ($) = 100 Cents
Time Zone : UTC−3 :30 up to UTC-8
Emergency Number: 911