Venezuela is known for its scenic beauty and biodiversity. It hosts a huge number of native species of animals, many of which live in the beautiful Andes Mountains and Amazon basin rain forest. The native tongue is Spanish. Are you interested in hosting an au pair from Venezuela who can teach your children this useful language and share the culture and heritage with them? We have qualified applicants ready to join your family from this South
Venezuela is known for its scenic beauty and biodiversity. It hosts a huge number of native species of animals, many of which live in the beautiful Andes Mountains and Amazon basin rain forest. The native tongue is Spanish.
Are you interested in hosting an au pair from Venezuela who can teach your children this useful language and share the culture and heritage with them? We have qualified applicants ready to join your family from this South American country.
The benefits of finding an au pair from Venezuela to live with you in the United States include:
- Teaching your children Spanish: This has become in-demand knowledge in today’s modern world.
- Having someone to practice speaking Spanish with: Learning from a book or at school isn’t the same as holding everyday conversations in a second language.
- Gaining a global awareness: Your children will learn about what it’s like to live in a foreign country and draw parallels between our country and Venezuela.
Why Find an Au Pair From Venezuela?
Speaking Spanish has become a valuable skill. Many people across the United States find it useful to be conversant in this language, and the best way to sharpen your kids’ ability to speak any new language is to give them a fellow conversationalist.
South American culture has a rich history and is quite different from the United States, yet we also share many similarities with the Venezuelan people. Hosting someone from this country will help your kids to learn that while people may speak different languages, we are all more alike than we are different.
They will also enjoy getting to know customs, games and other things your au pair teaches about her own background. You, too, will find it eye-opening to hear about what a typical day is like in a Venezuelan household. This cultural exchange benefits all sides. Many American schools teach relatively little to students about South America, so it’s another reason why bringing an au pair from Venezuela into your home can be a valuable experience for enriching your kids’ knowledge base.
Getting to Know Your Au Pair From Venezuela
The Venezuelan culture is what one may think as a typical Southern American culture. Venezuelans are very flexible on the concept of punctuality and, for example, it is not expected or acceptable to show up on time to a dinner invitation. When an on-the-dot arrival is expected, Venezuelans use the expression hora británica (“British time”).
Venezuelan couples have on average 2 to 3 children. Family is at the center of a Venezuelan’s life. The concept of family goes beyond the nuclear family and extends to relatives (grandparents, uncles and aunts, cousins). You can expect your au pair to look forward to bonding with your family and being a part of it. It is very common to work one or two jobs and study at the same time. For financial reasons, Venezuelans usually continue to live at home through their education, and sometimes after completing their education too.
More often than not, relatives live very close, sometimes on the same block. It is likely that your Venezuelan au pair will have gained a lot of child care experience through caring for young relatives (nieces and nephews, cousins) in the family.
The minimum driving age in Venezuela is 18 years old. Driving in Venezuela may be a bit chaotic and rules and signs are not always respected. Your Venezuelan au pair may find it easier to adapt to driving in the United States. We recommend that you discuss your driving needs with your au pair during the interviewing process.
Basic English is taught grade 1 through 9, and is compulsory in grade 9 to 11 for students who choose the path of Humanities (as opposed to Sciences). In post-secondary education, English is usually taught mainly to understand texts. Your Venezuelan au pair is likely to understand English better when communicated in writing rather than orally. It can be a good idea to write down your au pair’s tasks and schedule, especially in the early stages!
Host an Au Pair From Venezuela
Having an au pair from Venezuela can help your kids learn about other cultures. It’s an experience they will treasure for their whole lives and one that will benefit the entire family. The world suddenly becomes a smaller place when your kids meet someone from another country. They will love hearing about things that are different in Venezuela and comparing their lives to kids thousands of miles away.
We thoroughly check backgrounds on all our candidates, and we have been designated by the Department of State. You can begin the process of finding a Venezuelan au pair by filling out an application or contacting us for more information.