Be an Au Pair in the USA

Live Your Own American Dream! Join Au Pair USA.

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Benefits of Being an Au Pair

Experience America
Experience America
Be Adventurous
Be Adventurous
Earn Money
Earn Money
Gain New Skills
Gain New Skills
Make a Difference
Make a Difference
Be Safe & Have Fun
Be Safe & Have Fun
Highlights

Program Highlights

  • 3-Day New York City Orientation
  • Placement with a screened host family
  • Round-trip airfare to the USA
  • Private room and board
  • A stipend of at least $195.75 per week
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • $500 for classes at a local college or university
  • Support from amazing Local Coordinators
  • Accident and sickness insurance
  • 30 Days to travel upon completion
  • Option to extend for a second year

What Do Au Pairs Do?

Provide childcare for up to 45 hours per week, no more than 10 hours per day. Examples of typical childcare tasks are:

Keeping children safe

Keeping children safe

Sharing your culture/language

Sharing your culture/language

Preparing meals for kids

Preparing meals for kids

Driving kids to activities

Driving kids to activities

Arts, crafts and having fun

Arts, crafts and having fun

Helping with homework

Helping with homework

Taking kids on outings

Taking kids on outings

Doing kids’ laundry

Doing kids' laundry

What Do Au Pairs Do?

Provide childcare for up to 45 hours per week, no more than 10 hours per day. Examples of typical childcare tasks are:


Who Can Apply?

In order to be considered for the program, you should be able to meet these requirements:

  • Love working with children
  • Be between 18 and 26 years old
  • Have conversational English ability
  • Have recent childcare experience
  • Have completed secondary school
  • Have a full driver's licence
  • Be in good physical & mental health
  • Provide a recent police report
  • Be able to provide references
  • Commit to a year-long program
Support

How We Support You

When you go to the USA, you are not alone. Your Au Pair USA Local Coordinator will introduce you to other au pairs, meet with you and your family, organize monthly social events and be there to support you all year long.

Au Pair USA Makes It Easy!

Apply Online
Apply Online

Tell us about your experience, personality and lifestyle when you apply.

Find your Family
Find your Family

Interview with interested host families and match with the family you like best.

Travel to the USA
Travel to the USA

Attend our New York City orientation, meet your host family and have a great year!


An Organization You Can Trust

InterExchange has over 30 years of experience placing au pairs in the USA. As a designated sponsor of the U.S. Department of State Exchange Visitor Programs, we create safe, affordable, and life-changing cultural exchange experiences for our participants and hosts.

International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation
US Department of State
Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange

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