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Scandinavian Au Pairs
Many young Scandinavians dream about becoming au pairs abroad. Most of them view the au pair experience as an exciting adventure before continuing with studies or starting a professional career. Girls and boys who choose to become au pairs love being with children and are open to get to know a new culture.
Families tend to appreciate Scandinavian au pairs - who have a good reputation for trustworthiness, great language skills, and the love and respect they show for children.
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It is very common for Scandinavians to work as au pairs after finishing Secondary School. This year is often called sabbatical leave. During this year they wish to gain valuable experience - explore the world, learn a new language or try out a profession. For a majority the sabbatical leave make them mature and this especially true for au pairs.
Without being too general about different nationalities of au pairs, there may be some similar qualities that you will find in Scandinavians comparing to other nationalities. Some may say that Scandinavians can make a rather reserved impression, but as soon as you get to know them properly the warmth of their personality will shine through.
Scandinavian au pairs are pretty flexible when it comes to work and appreciate family-time. Growing up in a nature loving countries they tend to be into outdoors sports and like spending time outside.
Would a Scandinavian au pair be a great fit for your family?