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Your time as an au pair is a once in a lifetime opportunity for personal growth and adventure. To help you make the most of this positive life experience, we have three tailored Au Pair programs so you can choose the option that best suits you. We realise that our applicants have a variety of childcare experience and different goals for their time in the USA which is why we offer you a choice of programs.

If you want to take your studies more seriously, then our eduCare in America program may just be what you are looking for. Our Au Pair Extraordinaire program is for experienced childcare professionals or those with a relevant childcare qualification. So, whether you are a babysitter, nanny or a qualified teacher we've got something for you. A whole world of opportunities awaits you!

Au Pair in America

As an Au Pair in America you provide 45 hours of childcare per week in return for a minimum of US$195.75 weekly pocket money. Your host family also makes a maximum annual contribution of up to US$500 towards the cost of your studies at a local American College or University. Read more...


Au Pair Extraordinaire

This program is for experienced childcare professionals or those with a recognized childcare qualification. Provide 45 hours of childcare per week in return for a minimum of US$250 weekly pocket money plus room and board. Receive a maximum annual study contribution of up to US$500 from your host family and study at least 3 hours per week during term time.

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Educare in America 

This is the perfect program if you want to take your studies more seriously.  Provide 30 hours of childcare per week in return for a minimum of US$146.81 weekly pocket money plus room and board.  Receive a maximum study contribution of up to US$1000 from your host family and study at least 6 hours per week during term time.

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Options to Extend 

Many of our au pairs have such a wonderful experience during their first year in the USA that very often they decide to stay on for a bit longer. You may choose to extend with your current host family or with a new family in a different area.
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Option to Return

Do you miss your life an au pair? Do you wake up wishing you were back in the USA living the American dream? Then look no further! If you are an au pair who has already taken part in a US au pair program, then you can return for a second amazing au pair experience. Read More...

What you pay

How to Apply

Starting your Au Pair in America programme is easy. Simply click on Apply Now and start your online application. One of our team will then be in touch to schedule an interview and walk with you each step of the way. Read more...