Information for Parents

How can we meet your needs?

Kidos Au-pair believes in offering our clients best value for money and have compiled the following summaries of different options available, tailor made to suit our client’s individual needs.  

Mandatory Preliminary Fees

Registration fee – please take note that an upfront registration fee of R250.00 is required to be paid with the completion of every application form. Upon receipt of the registration fee, processing of the application will commence. This process includes placing advertisements to meet the client’s individual needs, as well as screening and interviewing possible Au pairs. Please note that a screening and selection of suitable Au Pair may take between 15 – 20 days.

Permanent Placement

Kidos Au Pair is responsible for recruiting an Au Pair for the children as per the client’s requirements. The Au pair selected is an independent sub‑contractor of Kidos Au Pair and will conclude an agreement with the parents/legal guardians directly. Notwithstanding the nature of the agreement, Kidos Au Pair retains the responsibility of ensuring that its client’s needs are met and that the client is satisfied with the services rendered.

Baby Sitters Placement

This option is suitable for families that require an ad hoc driver as and when the need arises and/or who do not have a fixed schedule of activities for their minor children. For this scenario Kidos Au pairs offers its clients the services of baby sitters and Kidos is responsible for recruiting a baby sitter for the children as per the client’s requirements. The service contract is concluded between the Client and Baby sitter (such contracts are concluded for a maximum period of two months, renewable). Kidos Au pair retains the responsibility of ensuring that its client’s needs are met and that the client is satisfied with the services rendered. The applicable costs for baby sitter services include:

  • An upfront once-off placement fee of R450.00 for the contract period (less than one month and a maximum of two months);
  • A contract fee as Kidos Au Pair provides the contract to be concluded between the client and the baby sitter;
  • Liaising with the parties regarding petrol price fluctuations and adjustments to the recommended rate per km, etc.; and
  • Performing any and all administrative tasks.

Knowing that someone is there to help look after your child gives you a peace of mind

If you feel that Kidos Au Pair is the service you’ve been looking for, download our Family Application form and send it to us for a quick response.