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Surprise Host Family Program

Are you ready for your once in a lifetime experience in China?!

overview

This summer, Wanderlust Exchange is launching a new type of Au Pair experience for recent graduates who are adventurous and looking for an off the beaten path experience! The “Surprise Host Family Program” will select three audacious Au Pair applicants who would like to spend 2-3 months in China working as an Au Pair in an undisclosed city until just before they depart!

Surprise Host Cities: Shanghai, Beijing, Ningbo, Chongqing, Suzhou, Shenzhen, Guangzhou

Application deadline: April 15, 2020

requirements

  • Must be over the age of 18, preferably 21+

  • Recent graduates or students taking a gap year are preferred, but not required

  • Must be available for 2-3 months May 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020

  • Meet the basic expectations for Wanderlust Exchange’s Au Pair Program (see requirements here)

  • Applicants should be open-minded, flexible, responsible, and ready to have fun

 

If you think you’re a fit for this new and exciting experience, apply! Or, feel free to send us an email if you have any questions, the Wanderlust Exchange team is happy to give you as much information about the program as we can without ruining the surprise.

Application process

YOU

Fill out the Wanderlust Au Pair Application form, note “Surprise Host Family Au Pair Program”

WANDERLUST

Interview with applicant to determine if they are a good fit for the program

YOU

Submit your introduction video and documents (passport copy, medical form, school diploma, and a police check)

YOU

Submit a introduction video

and documents (passport copy, medical form, school diploma, police check)

WANDERLUST

Begins the search to find a host family for you, the au pair

Informs you once a surprise offer has been made

YOU

Submit the $300 USD down payment to reserve your spot in the program 

(you will be refunded this money upon successful completion of the program!)

WANDERLUST

Helps the au pair with securing a travel visa and books roundtrip airline travel for the au pair

YOU

Arrive in China, ready to kick off your amazing journey

Additional Application Information

  • Au Pair Introduction Video: If selected for the program, Wanderlust Exchange asks that each Au Pair to film a short video sharing her/his background, experiences, and hopes for the program before coming to China. This video shall be posted on the Wanderlust Exchange YouTube channel and other sites to share your story and experience with the world before you embark on this cultural adventure!

 

  • Additional Benefits: In addition to the above benefits described, Au Pairs will experience the same benefits as the standard Au Pair Program, which you can learn more about here

 
 
 
 

overview

This summer, Wanderlust Exchange is launching a new type of Au Pair experience for recent graduates who are adventurous and looking for an off the beaten path experience! The “Surprise Host Family Program” will select three audacious Au Pair applicants who would like to spend 2-3 months in China working as an Au Pair in an undisclosed city until just before they depart!

Surprise Host Cities: Shanghai, Beijing, Ningbo, Chongqing, Suzhou, Shenzhen, Guangzhou

Application deadline: April 15, 2020

requirements

  • Must be over the age of 18, preferably 21+

  • Recent graduates or students taking a gap year are preferred, but not required

  • Must be available for 2-3 months May 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020

  • Meet the basic expectations for Wanderlust Exchange’s Au Pair Program (see requirements here)

  • Applicants should be open-minded, flexible, responsible, and ready to have fun

 

If you think you’re a fit for this new and exciting experience, apply! Or, feel free to send us an email if you have any questions, the Wanderlust Exchange team is happy to give you as much information about the program as we can without ruining the surprise.

Application process

YOU

Fill out the Wanderlust Au Pair Application form, note “Surprise Host Family Au Pair Program”

WANDERLUST

Interview with applicant to determine if they are a good fit for the program

YOU

Submit your introduction video and documents (passport copy, medical form, school diploma, and a police check)

YOU

Submit a introduction video

and documents (passport copy, medical form, school diploma, police check)

WANDERLUST

Begins the search to find a host family for you, the au pair

Informs you once a surprise offer has been made

YOU

Submit the $300 USD down payment to reserve your spot in the program 

(you will be refunded this money upon successful completion of the program!)

WANDERLUST

Helps the au pair with securing a travel visa and books roundtrip airline travel for the au pair

YOU

Arrive in China, ready to kick off your amazing journey

additional application information

In addition to the application process, please review the information below to gain a better understanding of Wanderlust Exchange’s Surprise Host Family Program, deadlines, and benefits!

 

  • Host Families: Wanderlust Exchange takes the safety and wellbeing of our program participants very seriously. The Wanderlust staff does a detailed background screen of each host family. Additionally, Au Pairs, prior to the program and once in China, have the full and discrete support of the Wanderlust staff in the event the Au Pair faces any challenges

 

  • Reminder - Application deadline: April 15, 2020, all applications should be submitted by this date

 

  • Program Arrival Time Period: May 1, 2020 – July 31, 2020, au pairs are requested to arrive in China between these dates, depending on when you arrive and the duration of your stay, you will receive additional program benefits!

 

  • Program Benefits: Not only will you have the opportunity to have a once in a life time experience in China by participating in the Surprise Host Family Program, but this opportunity comes with monetary perks!

Wanderlust Exchange will cover 100% of the Roundtrip International Airfare for Au Pairs who complete the 2-month program, by providing the Au Pair with a stipend after the successful completion of the program

Wanderlust Exchange will cover 100% of the Roundtrip International Airfare AND the Visa Application fee for Au Pairs who complete the 3-month program, by providing the Au Pair with a stipend after the successful completion of the program

Additionally, the $300 USD down payment is fully refunded after the completion of the program