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Au Pair in Italy


Do you want to be an au pair in Italy?

Read on for more information and many useful tips for your au pair stay in Italy.

Find out more about an au pair staying in Italy!

 Italy as Au Pair Country

Italy isn’t just the country of pizza and spaghetti; as an  au pair in Italy  you will also enjoy the diverse landscape and learn more about the country’s ancient history.

Your main task is to take care of your host family’s children and to help with some chores around the house.

Beautiful architecture, soccer-mania, world famous fashion, Italian cuisine, and countless touristic attractions are waiting for you in  Italy !

 Requirements for an Au Pair Stay in Italy

      • Age : between 18 and 30 years
      • not married, no children
      • high school diploma
      • child care experience (internship in a day care center or kindergarten etc.)
      • basic level of Italian or English
      • host families often prefer nonsmokers
      • a driver’s license can be an advantage

Au pair working hours in Italy

      • In Italy, you work out your  au pair schedule  with the host family. Usually, au pairs in Italy work between  25 and 35 hours per week .You will have at least one day off per week during which you can go out with your  friends . At least once a month this day should be a Sunday. There are no regulations for au pair vacations in Italy, but after a stay of  6 months  you get at least  one week of paid vacation .

Au pair salary in Italy

      • The salary depends on the amount of hours you work per week. On average, an  au pair salary  in Italy amounts to  250 to 300 euros per month.

Duration of the Au Pair Stay in Italy

The duration of an au pair stay in Italy can be anything between 3 months and one year. Most host families, however, are looking for an au pair for 10 – 12 months.

 Health Insurance in Italy

Within the European Union there is government supported  health insurance  coverage. If you apply for a European health care insurance card, you can use your national health insurance coverage in every country of the EU, including Italy.

There is also the possibility of having your host family take out a  health insurance  policy for you in Italy (Servizio Sanitario Nazionale). For this, you need a residence permit and an Italian tax number (codice fiscale).

Au Pair Expenses Italy

      • The au pair pays for the  travel expenses,  so it is worth comparing the prices of different airlines. Besides the au pair  salary , you will also have free  accommodation  and food.

 Au Pair Visa and Entry Regulations for Italy

      • If you are from a European country you only need your  ID or passport  to enter Italy. They have to be valid until at least 3 months after your au pair stay. You are responsible for organizing the trip to Italy .

Language classes in Italy

      • Your Italian host family has to give you enough time to go to a  language school.  The au pair usually pays for the  language classes.

Information for your Au Pair Stay in Italy

Official language : Italian (in some regions: German, French, Slovenian or Ladin) Capital : Rome Surface Area : 301,338 km² Population : 60,626,442 (2011) Currency : Euro (Swiss Franc in Campione d´Italia) EU membership : EU member since 1958 (founding member) Time Zone : UTC+1, UTC+2 (March until October) Climate : warm, moderate climate Country Code : +39 Emergency Numbers:

  • 113 police (or 112)
  • 115 fire department (or 112)
  • 117 Guardia di Finance
  • 118 ambulance (or 112)
  • 77171 mountain rescue

Popular Au Pair cities in Italy

      • Rome
      • Milan
      • Naples
      • Turin
      • Palermo
      • Genoa
      • Bologna
      • Florence
      • bari
      • Catania