Rachel from France
- In-country au pair - Available now - Rachel is a 21 year old au pair from France with a younger brother who has cared for children as young as two months old, babysitting both in France and on trips to Tunisia (where she taught French). Her experience includes caring for an asthmatic child to whom she had to administer daily medicine. Rachel loves classical and contemporary dance and synchronized swimming. She previously spent a month in Spain and is very excited to learn more about the United States by living with an American host family. She has held her driver's license since 2013. Due to a change in host family circumstance, Rachel is available now with a majority of her program year remaining.
Lucia from Argentina
*IN-COUNTRY AU PAIR*
Lucia is a 26 year old au pair from Argentina who has experience caring for children from birth up to 10 years old. During her first program year, Lucia cared for three children from 0-5 years old in the Bay Area. After transitioning briefly for her second program year, she is available to join a new host family for the majority of her second year, with about 9 months left on her program. Lucia already has her CA driver's license and is eager to continue her exchange program second year.
Justine from France
Justine is a 23 year old au pair from France with two younger siblings and two parents who work in education. She has been caring for children since she was 16 years old and has worked in a diverse range of locations including in an outdoor camp for children, as a children's Zumba teacher, and as a “scout master”. She has taken multiple international school trips and recently visited Senegal for a humanitarian project. Justine has worked with children as young as 4 months and is described by her references as dynamic, responsible, and creative.
Mariana from Bolivia
Mariana is a 19 year old au pair from Bolivia whose family values taught her to be punctual, tidy and responsible. Her father is from Brazil so she traveled there regularly. She enjoys teaching children educational games and has experience caring for children from 7 months to 5 years. Mariana and has had her drivers license since December 2013.
Anna from Mexico
Anna is a 22 year old au pair from Mexico who has experience caring for children from new born to 7 years old. Since she was 16 teaches children in summer and she currently babysits for a family with a baby. Anna holds a Bachelors Degree in accounting. She likes running in the morning, ballet and swimming. Anna has previously visited the US and has also lived away from her parents while studying. She holds a drivers license since 2011.
Antonella from Argentina
Antonela is an almost 20 year old au pair from Argentina who has experience taking care of babies from 4 months old up to children of 4 years old. Antonela has been babysitting since she was 16 and has extensive experience with infants. She loves children and is really excited to become an au pair. Antonela enjoys outdoor activities, sports, dancing classes and cooking. She holds a drivers license since November 2013.
Marine from France
Marine is a 19 year old au pair from France who is a camp counselor and working in an after-school center. She has 5 younger siblings, has a childcare diploma and has cared for children from 3 to 11 years old. She lives independently in a shared flat. Marine loves acting, playing piano and practicing judo. Marine traveled a lot in Europe and speaks multiple languages. She has had her driver license since August 2013 and has been driving her younger siblings to activities.
Asnaha from Germany
Asnaha is a 24 year old au pair from Germany with younger siblings who has experience caring for children from 5 months up to 16 years old. She helped her mother raise her younger brother and also babysat for her cousin who has special needs. Ashana loves jogging, swimming, reading, dancing and travelling. She has been in different countries in Europe and is very excited to come to the US. She has had her driver license since 2012 and owns a car.
Silvia from Mexico
Silvia is a 23 year old au pair from Mexico with a younger sibling and nephews who has experience caring for children from 1 to 7 years old. Since a very young age, Silvia helped her older sisters taking care of her nephews. Silvia has childcare experience in both the kindergarten and at home settings. She holds a degree in International Business and wants to become an au pair to have the opportunity to share her culture while learning a new one. Silvia holds a drivers license since July 2013 and drives daily.
Aliss from Mexico
Aliss is a 23 year old au pair from Mexico with a younger brother who has experience caring for children between 1 and 11 years old. Aliss has a Bachelors Degree in Education and has worked in a kindergarten. Aliss likes writing, reading, going to the movies and hanging out with friends. She has previously visited the US, for a month in Colorado. She believes being an au pair will make her grow as a person. Aliss has had her drivers license since 2009 and drives daily.
Miriam from Italy
Miriam is a 19 year old au pair from Italy with a younger sister who has cared for children from the ages of 6 years old to 14 years old. She enjoys reading novels, American TV shows and team sports like soccer and volleyball. She is interested in charity and after she finishes the Au Pair Program wants to study political science and fulfill her dream of working for the UN. She has traveled around Europe has had her driver license since March 2014
Evelin from South America
Evelin is a 26 year old au pair from Bolivia and has two younger brothers. She has experience caring for infants and works as a teacher with children and adults. She has volunteered at a nursery where she helped care for 12 children between 1-2 years old. Evelin is also studying languages at a university and plans to complete her studies after her year in the US. Her hobbies include playing the guitar, dancing, swimming and singing. She has had her drivers license since January 2014.
Iva from Macedonia
Iva is a 19 year old au pair from Macedonia who has experience taking care of children from 6 months to 2 years old. Iva has extensive experience babysitting infants. Iva took pediatric lessons in her secondary studies and did internships at pediatric clinics. She likes running, reading and swimming. Iva has hold a drivers license since October 2014.
Esra from Turkey
Esra is a 22 year old au pair from Turkey who has experience caring for children from the ages of 2 to 5 years old. She is currently working as a babysitter and she enjoys literature, theater, photography, trekking, and dancing. After her year in the US she would like to study languages. She has had her drivers license since 2010.
Carla from Italy
Carla is an almost 20 year old au pair from Italy who has experience caring for children between 3 and 7 years old. Carla worked as an au pair in the UK taking care of 2 siblings. She holds a diploma in Sociology and Psychology and has experience working with people with mental problems and disabilities. Carla likes to read, play volleyball, listen to music and walk. She has had her driver's license since March 2013.
Sandra from Sweden
Sandra is a 21 year old au pair from Sweden with 2 younger siblings who has experience caring for children from 3 months old up to teenagers. Sandra did figure skating for over 10 years and is currently a children coach and judge. She enjoys playing the piano and dancing. Sandra has traveled around Europe and Asia. She also enjoys cooking and baking, and because her mother is from Thailand, she can also cook Thai food. Sandra holds a drivers license since January 2013.