Meet the team

  • Mrs. Daniëlle Plantinga, MA

    Office coordinator and Founder of Au Pair International

    Daniëlle is responsible for the daily operations at the office. Daniëlle’s personal experience with Au Pairs in her own family, including her working experience with the IND, make her a knowledgeable advisor for potential host families and Au Pairs. Daniëlle studied Slavic languages and literature.

  • Mrs. Annemieke Wouda, BA

    Office Manager

    Annemieke completed her higher education in the field of tourism. She attended various institutions like the Rotterdam University of Applied Science before she joined the Au Pair International team. Annemieke makes sure our complex administrative processes work smoothly and stay updated. She is responsible for communicating the arrangements for the application process of the visas and the residence permits. She also prepares the Au Pairs Schedules and makes sure all is in order.

  • Mrs. Jet van Bennekom, MA

    Freelance Account Manager

    Jet also has progress meetings with Au Pairs and host families. Jet has her training in pedagogics and she mainly worked for nurseries in several advisory and executive positions. She can advise host families and Au Pairs on pedagogical issues, if necessary.

  • Ms. Ilouwna le Roux, BA

    Freelance Account Manager

    Ilouwna is our South African colleague, but she lives in Dongtan, South Korea. In 2015 she Au Paired in The Netherlands. She knows what it is like to participate in our programme and can relate to the Au Pair, the situations, feelings and challenges. Ilouwna helps us with the translation of Dutch texts into English and she also has progress meetings with Au Pairs through Skype.”

  • Mrs. Maartje Mulder, BA

    Inbound programme employee

    Maartje used to work in the travel industry so it won’t be a surprise to say that her favourite hobby is travelling. She is responsible for organising Au Pair events/excursions for Au Pair International. She also maintains our website and assists with the mediation and all kinds of administrative work. Maartje is valued for her hands-on work ethic and mentality.

  • Mrs. Manon Roodvoets

    Account Manager

    Manon is responsible for conducting the progress meetings with Au Pairs and host families. She approaches both parties with a genuine human interest. In the past, Manon has worked for the international primary school in Hilversum and for KPN. In her free time she enjoys sailing, playing tennis and interior designing.