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Au Pair Iceland: Unleash Your Sense of Adventure in the Land of Fire and Ice!

Iceland, a land of thrilling contrasts that will leave you in awe. Known as “The Land of Fire and Ice,” this country is home to some of the largest glaciers in Europe and boasts some of the world’s most active volcanoes. Prepare to be mesmerized by Iceland’s stunning natural beauty, where powerful forces of nature shape the landscape.

Experience the unique phenomenon of light and darkness in Iceland. During the summer, prepare for long days with nearly 24 hours of sunshine, immersing yourself in the ethereal beauty of the Midnight Sun. In contrast, the winter brings shorter days with only a few hours of daylight, offering a magical backdrop for chasing the elusive Northern Lights. Iceland’s ever-changing light conditions create a captivating atmosphere that will ignite your sense of wonder.

Beyond its breathtaking landscapes, Iceland is a land steeped in fascinating culture and traditions. Discover the warmth and hospitality of the Icelandic people as you explore their rich heritage. From vibrant music festivals and storytelling traditions to unique culinary delights and the captivating art scene, Iceland offers a wealth of cultural experiences that will leave a lasting impression.

Au pairs in Iceland Receive:

  • 12.500 IKR min. (ca. US$160) per week in pocket money (subject to change, rate depends on exchange rate).
  • Free room and board.
  • 2 days off per week.
  • One week off with pocket money for every 6 months completed.
  • Support from the agency.

The Au Pair in Iceland team will:

  • Carefully help choose a suitable host family for you.
  • Support you if you need help during your stay.
  • Provide you with an emergency number.
  • Give you a list of au pairs in Iceland.


    Application Requirements – Applicants must:

    • Have obtained secondary school/high school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Have practical child-care experience.
    • Want to stay with the family for 6-12 months, depending on the time of arrival.
    • Be prepared to work 30 hours per week taking care of children and doing general household chores.
    • Be 18 to 25 years of age.
    • Enroll into Icelandic language course, which is compulsory, at the au pair’s expense.

    Your Application

    To start your adventure, request and complete the application forms. The following forms are required:

    • Complete an application in English.
    • Attach 1 passport size photo
    • Write a personal letter to your prospective host family; include your childcare experience.
    • Photos with family and children.
    • Provide three references, written in English.  One reference at least, must be a child-care reference. The character references
      should be from a teacher and / or an employer.
    • Provide a criminal record check
    • Provide a copy of your school certificate.
    • Send a copy of your passport.