Working with Duran Acts

What is required to register with us as Au Pairs
Are you a female no younger than 25 years old interested in learning about Swiss culture?
Can you communicate well in English or German , multitask and work with minimum supervision?
Do you love working with children?
Would you like to learn a new language free of charge as an au pair?
Would you describe yourself as honest, trustworthy, and flexible?
Are you willing to render at least 6 hours of light, paid work by helping run the small household of your Swiss host family?
Would you like to earn between CHF 700 and CHF 800 a month while immersed in Switzerland as an au pair?

What is required to register with us as Nannies?
Are you Citizens from EU 28 (Bulgarian and Rumanian citizens cannot be accepted due to legal requirements)?
Do you have experience with kids, either in a medical environment (as a nurse for example), or as a nursery teacher or a regular nanny/babysitter?
Do you have good knowledge of English and/or German and/or French ?
Do you have a valid passport?
Can you provide references?
Are you very caring personality, trustworthy, with a true natural service orientation attitude, very proactive and responsive?

If you answered in the affirmative to all of the questions above, then ACTS welcomes your application. ACTS Nannies, Junior Nannies and Au Pairs dedicated to helping out their host families in Switzerland, are meticulously placed and carefully matched with their Swiss families. What we do ask for is dedication and excellent verifiable references together with bags of enthusiasm.

The First Step:
Send us your CV, email or fill in our online application form. You can also call to speak further with our consultant through +41 44 830 31 83 or by mobile +41 76 337 31 83. You can also send us a fax through the same number +41 44 830 31 83. Your application will receive feedback within 24 hours.

The Interview Process:
Interviews will be held by the consultant in Switzerland through Skype and any other means. During the interview, we will explore your records and ask pertinent questions in order to understand what kind of role you are looking for and what host family you can be matched to. We require all candidates to bring the following:
• Up-to-date CV, plus completed application (these will have been emailed to you prior to interview)
• Current written references
• College or university diploma and transcript
• Various forms of identification including two documents with your home address on and your National Bureau of Investigation certificate

What Happens Next?
What happens next is on us! After getting to know you, we will contact your referees for verification of their written references. When we have spoken to your referees, then we will keep in contact with you regarding open opportunities that you may be interested in. We will help coordinate with proper authorities (both in Switzerland and the Philippines) to process your employment. We will organize consultations with potential families in order to find you the perfect match. We are there to help during the whole recruitment process. We will ensure that the family you are placed with is fully aware of the need to pay your monthly allowance, your taxes and social charges, your accident and health insurance, and have an employment contract in place. Once everything is set, we will meet and welcome you at the airport as you arrive in Switzerland.

Ongoing Support & Guidance:
At duran ACTS, we look after our candidates like family, not only throughout the recruitment process but also after you have been placed. We are always on hand for any advice or guidance required.


As part of our family, you will be invited to join duran ACTS training sessions to help you become a better au pair. These are some of the sessions we organize:

CPR and First Aid
This training provides coaching on lifesaving skills. This is personalized training in a group setting that is fun, interactive, low-stress and pleasant for all our au pairs.

Values-based Child Rearing
These are mini-sessions on how to train up a child guided by sound biblical principles. God's Word tells us children are a gift, a blessing from Him. Being a responsible adult who helps take care of children is a great responsibility. These sessions help our au pairs see things from a fresh perspective.

Food Hygiene
This explores food safety hazards, how they arise, how they can be prevented and controlled. It also looks into why personal hygiene is so important when working with food.

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