If you want to spend a year living and working in the U.S. as an au pair, then you’ll need to meet the program requirements listed below. InterExchange will review your application and interview you to make sure that you:
Being an au pair is one of the most rewarding jobs you’ll ever have! Every family is different and specific duties will vary; however, below are some common au pair duties.
Your responsibilities as an au pair are limited to childcare and related tasks. You are not responsible for heavy housework, pet care, yard work, etc. As a member of the household, you might contribute to small, everyday tasks like washing dinner dishes, but only in a way that is equal to the contributions of other members of the family.
As an au pair, you are only permitted to work a maximum of 45 hours per week and no more than 10 hours per day. You will have time off so that you can meet up with friends, explore your community, take classes, or just relax. Program regulations require that you receive the following time off during your program: