An excellent place to always look for a professional nanny is on EasyExpat's job listings. You can also look for au pair in EasyExpat's classifieds. You can ask questions and find advice on the forums or directly with our network of expats.
JOYST Youth Exchange International is one of the best options to explore for au pair and cultural exchange possibilities. They facilitate outward cultural exchange and short term work abroad, including au pair, for students. They are affiliated with International Association for the Exchange of Technical Experience (IAESTE) and Au Pair in America that do exchange programmes with many countries.
JOYST Youth Exchange International Ltd.
2-6 Melmac Avenue, Suite 1A, First floor,
Kingston 5, Jamaica
Consider exploring possibilities for working with families through contact with the Jamaica Household Workers Association (JHWA). The group does a blog at http://jhwa1.blogspot.com.
Jamaica Household Worker Association,
4 Ellesmers Road, Kingston 10
Tel: (876) 277-7567 (cell)
Fax: (876) 929-0549
Typical requirements are:
Some families may ask for non-smoking, possession of driver's license, responsible or non-drinkers, females. Experience with tutoring could be an advantage.
In Jamaica, a care giver in a nursery must have obtained certification in child care if they are not supervised by someone with such credential.
The family has to welcome the au pair in thinking that he/ she is not just an employee, but an important part of the family.
Therefore they will make sure:
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