Au pair in China

Wow China - the cultural experience of a lifetime!

China is the fourth largest country in the world that attracts many visitors due to the rapid economic growth, rich traditions and numerous ancient heritage sites We offer you the opportunity to explore one of the most ancient cultures in the world, learn the Chinese language, help your host family with their English skills and enjoy the specific local lifestyle! What better way to get in depth with this fascinating country and culture.

Benefits of an Au Pair in China

  • Flight to China provided and return flight provided at successful conclusion of your program.
  • Free language and cultural course, paid health insurance and visa fees refunded at conclusion of program. (approx. AU$270)
  • A weekly allowance of 400RMB towards your personal expenses / sightseeing
  • Two days free time per week, usually weekends.
  • Opportunity to meet other young people from all over the world.

Our Au Pair program offers placements of 3 – 12 months all year round. Live-in with your host family in your own comfortable furnished bedroom; full board and lodge, all meals provided in return for helping your host family, particularly the children, practice their English and up to 40 hours per week with childcare and light housework.


Am I eligible

  • Age 20-35, females and males, non-smoker
  • Completed min. Year 12 education
  • Speak English as a first language as host families want their children to practice English
  • Minimum 30 hours childcare experience. Babysitting, coaching and tutoring experience is acceptable, with children up to age 12. No childcare qualification required!
  • Clear criminal record
  • Medically fit

Why Choose JCR?

  • Professionalism, safety, security and care – from your first phone call until you return home after your trip.
  • We are proud members of the major industry associations – IAPA (international) and CAPAA (Australia), and abide by the highest industry standards.
  • JCR has a wealth of experience – we have been placing au pairs around the world since 2000.

Program costs

NO application fee: $0

Pay nothing until you have accepted a family’s offer after interviews

Placement fee from only $650



How to be an Au Pair in China

Find out everything you need to know about becoming an au pair in China.

  • Visa information
  • Program requirements
  • Role description
  • Host family information