Expert agency support for Swiss host families

It's a great combination: You choose your own au pair from AuPairWorld's wide selection and our Swiss partner Wind Connections takes care of the rest!

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Self-matching with AuPairWorld plus agency support – A super solution for Switzerland

With AuPairWorld's renowned platform for bringing au pairs and host families together, you can choose the au pair who's just right for your family and oversee the selection process yourself.

With the Wind Connections Agency, you have a highly experienced agency based in Switzerland to handle all the necessary interactions with the authorities and to provide on-site support during the au pair stay.

It's a great combination!
 

It works like this (and is so easy):


Step 1


After registering for free at AuPairWorld you will find a list of matching au pair profiles in your EasyFind and you can contact them. On average, there are more than 4,000 au pairs on the AuPairWorld platform actively searching for a placement in Switzerland. 


Step 2

 

Inform Wind Connections Agency that you have found suitable candidates. Their navigation point "APW pre-match" on their internet site www.aupairlink.ch gives further information. They're waiting to hear from you and will take it from there!


Au pairs from the European Union (EU)

If your chosen au pair comes from an EU country, Wind Connections provides:

  • Pre-visit consulting by Skype to answer questions and assess expectations for the au pair and the family
  • Help to prepare the au pair arrival, assisting with the work contract, arrangement of language instruction, insurance matters, etc.
  • Advice on travel and important steps to register the au pair after her arrival in Switzerland
  • Integration of the au pair in the Wind Connections network and invitations to attend the agency meetings on a quarterly basis
  • Ongoing support during the au pair stay for au pair and family
  • Lively social media exchange and involvement for au pairs with dedicated Facebook page, Instagram account and WhatsApp group for info and meet-up possibilities during the au pair stay

Wind Connection's support for self-matching families with EU au pairs starts at 560 CHF.

Self Match support Switzerland

 

Non-EU au pairs (Non-European Union)

If your chosen au pair comes from a non-EU country, it is required by law to have agency support.  

Wind Connections has years of experience in managing all official arrangements to obtain the necessary authorizations and has excellent connections to the responsible SECO (State Secretariat for Economic Affairs) authorities. Wind Connections provide:

  • Pre-visit consulting by Skype to answer questions and assess expectations for the au pair and the family
  • Preparation of documents required by Swiss authorities for the application of the entry visa and the work permit of the au au pair
  • Help to prepare the au pair arrival, assisting with the arrangement of language instruction, insurance matters, etc.
  • Advice on travel and important steps to register the au pair after her/his arrival in Switzerland
  • Integration of the au pair in the Wind Connections network and invitations to attend the agency meetings on a quarterly basis
  • Ongoing support during the au pair stay for au pair and family
  • Lively social media exchange and involvement for au pairs with dedicated Facebook page, Instagram account and WhatsApp group for info and meet-up possibilities during the au pair stay

Wind Connection's support for self-matching families with non-EU au pairs starts at 660 CHF.

Self Match support Switzerland

 


Wind Connections & AuPairWorld: A great combination for Switzerland
 

Wind Connections is AuPairWorld's exclusive partner for Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Since its founding in 2002, it has gained a reputation for professionalism, flexibility and comprehensive service. Wind Connections agency is fully recognized by SECO, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic. With this status, Wind Connections agency can operate with maximum efficiency as your liaison to the authorities, submitting visas and residence permits and providing valuable support during the contract period.

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AuPairWorld offers comprehensive information about au pairing to host families and au pairs around the world. Operating since 1999, it is the most popular and trusted platform for au pairing on the Internet. Au pairs and families use the platform to learn about au pairing and make contact with each other. According to Swiss law, au pair placements require the involvement of a SECO-approved agency such as our partner Wind Connections. AuPairWorld itself is not a SECO-approved agency.

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