Responsibilities of a Demi Pair, is to follow what the host parents want for their child/children, with a schedule of 18 hours a week; allowing you the time to spend with the Child/Children, as well as completing your classes, with no stress.
Your day will have a variety of responsibilities, preparing and assuring the child/children, get meals and or snacks, help with their school work, and entertain them with games, read a book, until their parents return home.
As a Demi Pair in China, your host parents will have faith in your ability to follow the schedule they have set for their child/children; if at any time you feel uncomfortable please voice your opinion. Demi Pairs become part of the Chinese family, the parents are your parents while you are there, the child/children are your brothers and sisters, showing you are dependable to arrive at the time agreed upon and performing the duties your host parents have set; look for future opportunities.
This is a great way to become well rounded in the Chinese culture as you will be involved in family holiday’s special events and gatherings. You will be paid for your responsibilities, you will also help with some Domestic work, as well as helping to prepare meals, the same as when you are in your own home, being a family member, while learning and sharing your knowledge as well.