Astonishing natural heritage of lakes and mountains, extraordinary train system, watches, non-interference policy, multi-language country, delicious cheese, and chocolate — Switzerland is famous for many things. When looking for a culturally enriching experience for your children, you should consider a Swiss au pair. Your children will enjoy hearing a new language from their live-in nanny while also learning about new things. The wisdom of usin
Astonishing natural heritage of lakes and mountains, extraordinary train system, watches, non-interference policy, multi-language country, delicious cheese, and chocolate — Switzerland is famous for many things. When looking for a culturally enriching experience for your children, you should consider a Swiss au pair. Your children will enjoy hearing a new language from their live-in nanny while also learning about new things.
The wisdom of using live-in child care from Switzerland is that you benefit in many ways beyond simply finding a caregiver. Your entire family will learn more about the Swiss culture from in many ways:
- Your children can learn about Swiss traditions and experience them first-hand (such as making cheese topped meal every day!);
- Your children can be exposed to a new language as your au pair can read them stories in French, German or Italian as she usually speaks at least two languages of her country;
- Your family can ask questions and hear from a native how growing up and living in Switzerland really is.
When you use EurAupair to host an au pair from Switzerland, you can feel secure you’re getting the best possible match for your family’s needs. We have been connecting au pairs from Europe, South America, and Africa with American families for three decades, and we know how to find a fit that’s right for everyone.
Getting to Know Your Au Pair From Switzerland
The Swiss culture is a mix of Northern and Southern Europe. A live-in nanny from Switzerland may be more punctual than a Spanish au pair for example, but will be more flexible on schedule than say a German au pair. Typically, Swiss au pairs will be able to communicate any issues or concerns and will enjoy participating in the family life.
Swiss people have rather strong family values and will typically gather every evening as a family for dinner and meet for hours-long meals with near-by relatives on weekends and holidays. You can usually expect your Swiss au pair to enjoy cooking and to participate in your family dinners and get-togethers.
Swiss children will usually leave home at around 18 years old to pursue post-secondary studies in larger cities. They will get their own apartment and become independent at quite an early age.
Swiss au pairs will usually have experience in doing private baby-sitting.
The Swiss’s driver’s exam (written and practical) is very challenging. The driver’s license can only be obtained at 18 years old. Dozens of hours of actual driving experience is required to obtain a license. Public transportation is well developed in large cities but young adults outside of the main cities will most likely own a car and drive regularly. It is always recommended that you discuss your driving needs with your au pair.
Swiss students are required to learn two foreign languages (starting in middle school) and English must be one of the two.
Host a Swiss Au Pair
Educate your children about a different culture by finding a live-in Swiss nanny. Participate in an exchange experience that will enrich your family’s life by helping you learn more about Switzerland and the rest of the world. Relax knowing EurAupair thoroughly checks the background of our au pairs and has been designated by the U.S. Department of State, following federal guidelines put in place for your safety.
Start the process with us today by submitting an application or by contacting us for further information.