An au pair works as a family support, helping specifically to care for the children and sometimes helping with various chores, such as cooking or tidying. During the entirety of their placement, they reside with the family which provides them with lodging.
To become an Au Pair with Cara International you need a few things. All Au Pairs are required to write a letter to the family addressing their goals during placement. All Au Pairs are required to get a medical cert from their doctor stating that the Au Pair is safe to work with children.
In the case that the Au Pair is a non-EU resident, you will be required to apply for a work and travel visa, this only applies to American and Australian nationals as there are no visa regulations for other countries outside the EU.