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Submitted applications will be accessed by the placement manager who works with all families directly to complete the application process. She will reach out to you promptly to get started and work with you on your needs. She can be reached at: (415) 376-0202 Ext. 1 or ''.

Please have your references download the following forms and submit:

  1. Employment Reference
  2. Personal Reference
How to get started:

Once the agency receives the host family application, the placement manager will reach out with Next Steps.

  1. Forward the Employment Reference Form (above) to your employer to fill out and return to the placement manager (contact information above). One per family is required. The Employment Reference should show verification that the host family earns sufficient income to support a live-in au pair per program regulations. If the host family is self-employed, please submit 2 personal references
  2. Forward the Personal Reference Form to your reference. The Personal Reference should be submitted by a long-time friend or neighbor attesting to the nature of your host family environment showing it would be a good home for an au pair placement

Once your application is received, the placement manager will be in contact to review your application, discuss your placement needs and work closely with you to review criteria for your potential au pair. When your application is complete, you will discuss the “Match” process and enter matching where you will gain access to au pair profiles who meet your qualifications. The placement manager will collaborate with you to begin reviewing and contacting potential au pair candidates. Click here for more information on the Matching Process.