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Au Pair in America

Fee Type
Payment Deadline
Amount
Deposit Payment
Payable prior to interview
AU$100
Program Fee
Four weeks prior to departure
AU$895

Please note: the deposit payment is fully refundable if we are unable to find you a placement after you meet all program requirements and pass your interview. 

Au Pair Extraordinaire 

Fee Type
Payment Deadline
Amount
Deposit Payment
Payable prior to interview
AU$100
Program Fee
Four weeks prior to departure
AU$895

Please note: the deposit payment is fully refundable if we are unable to find you a placement after you meet all program requirements and pass your interview. 

Educare in America 

Fee Type
Payment Deadline
Amount
Deposit Payment
Payable prior to interview
AU$100
Program Fee
Four weeks prior to departure
AU$895

Please note: the deposit payment is fully refundable if we are unable to find you a placement after you meet all program requirements and pass your interview. 

Third-Party Costs to Consider

AFP criminal history check $42
Cultural Exchange Visa Fee for Australian passport holder $424 AUD
Medical background check Varies; Free with Medicare

Please note: third-party fees are payable directly to the third-party providers and are subject to change at anytime. Furthermore Australian Federal Police checks are the only criminal history check we accept. You can complete your application here: https://afpnationalpolicechecks.converga.com.au/

Program inclusions 

We know that when you’re young, money is can be tight so it’s important to know what you need to pay and when. We pride ourselves on our ‘upfront and honest’ approach to fees so you know exactly what you’re paying for;

  • Return flights to the USA*
  • Placement with a fully-screened American host family 
  • Medical insurance (upgrades available)
  • Cultural exchange visa sponsorship (Au Pair in America is a designated visa sponsor)
  • Private bedroom, main meals and weekly stipend
  • Online Orientation Program with pre-departure training, live webinars and a ‘warm welcome’ virtual session upon arrival
  • 24/7 emergency assistance and support throughout your entire stay
  • Support from a local community counsellor who lives in your nearby area
  • US$500 study allowance towards taking classes at an American college
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation 
  • 1 full 'travel month' at the end of your stay
  • Volunteer and community service opportunities
* Any participant who does not successfully complete their 12 month placement will be required to pay for their own return flight to Australia
* Some of the inclusions listed above are provided by the host family.

What is not included? 
  • Travel expenses to your interview, interview at the Consulate and domestic flights in Australia
  • MRV & Issuance fees
  • Federal Police Check ($AU42.00): 
  • Medical Form: We require your doctor to confirm you meet our medical requirements by completing our Medical Form (this may incur a cost) 
  • TB test / chest X-ray
  • International Driving License: You must apply for this before departing to the US
  • Pocket money for incidentals during your first 2 weeks
  • Luggage fees for all flights
  • Any costs relating to quarantine upon your return to Australia (if applicable)

Ready for your Au Pair in America adventure?

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