Tips to Create an Amazing Host Family Profile

It's important to have an amazing profile on the Au Pair Legend app so you can attract more likes from Au Pairs (remember... you can only chat with Au Pairs that like your profile). Here's our 3 tips to help you create that likeable profile:

  • Add 6 Amazing Photos
  • Add Lots of Detail 
  • Show the Pocket Money and Hours

Follow these tips to get more likes on your profile.

1. Add 6 amazing photos
A picture is worth a thousand words. The best way to improve your profile is to add lots of amazing photos:

  • Add 6 photos to your profile.
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    Make sure your main profile photo stands out. (e.g. family at the beach)
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    Include photos that show off your family’s hobbies and interests.
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    Include photos that show all family members (including any pets). 
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    Include photos from around the home (include Au Pairs room)

2. Add Lots of Detail

Add as much detail as possible to all areas of your profile. This is the type of information you should be including in each section of your profile:

About Us - Au Pairs want to know all about you and your family to learn if they would be a good fit

  • Focus on describing your family in this section.
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    Introduce each family member (include any pets).
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    ​Talk about your family’s hobbies and interests.
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    Share what you love doing on the weekends.
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    Share your favourite foods.
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    Describe the Au Pair you want. (e.g. outgoing, independent, happy person that loves to travel and spend time with kids).
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    Describe what it would be like to be an Au Pair in your family?

Home / Accommodation - Describe your home and local area. Include any local attractions that would interest an Au Pair.

  • Describe your home.
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    ​Describe your neighbourhood.
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    ​Describe your local town/city.
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    ​What are the local activities/sights that would interest an Au Pair (e.g., beach, trails, cinema, shops, distance to city)

Expectations - Its important that you clearly state your expectations of the Au Pair.

  • Add a simple schedule of the days and times required.
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    ​List all tasks that need to be done.
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    ​Reiterate the Au Pair hours & pocket money.
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    ​What days do they have off?

Au Pair Accommodation - Describe the Au Pairs room and any extra perks in this section.

  • What is included in the room (e.g. single bed, wardrobe, TV)
  • Do they share a bathroom with the kids?
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    ​What are the perks (e.g. sim card, bus pass, use of car, Wi-Fi, Netflix, Spotify, bike, surf boards)

3. Show the Pocket Money and Hours

Setting the pocket money and hours on your profile is optional, but we recommend you add it to your profile. Pocket money is different in every country, you can see the normal rate for your country here In general, an Au Pair works 30-35 hours per week.

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