Au Pair Program Benefits

Being a member of an American family for a year is a memorable and life-changing experience. There are significant personal and professional benefits that come with being an au pair including:

  • Sponsorship of a J-1 Visa
    – Agent Au Pair will sponsor you for 12 months through a legal J-1 Visa
    – The opportunity to extend your program for another 6, 9, or 12 months
    – 30 days of travel to travel the country at the end of your program
  • Housing and Travel
    – A private bedroom with a pre-screened host family
    – Round trip airfare to the United States from your home country
  • Work and Pay
    – Two weeks paid vacation & one full weekend off per month
    – Maximum work of 45 hours per week/ 10 hours per day
    – Pocket money of at least $195.75 per week (nearly $10,000 per year)
    – Health and accident insurance
  • Agent Au Pair Exclusive
    – Agent Au Pair infuses Renzulli teaching methods into our program to elevate its learning benefits.  Au pairs are trained in Renzulli methods and leverage the  Renzulli Learning System.
    – Our exclusive matching process allows us to pre-select top candidates for your family based on your unique needs. We work closely with you to ensure the right match for both host families and au pairs.
  • Agent Au Pair School and Community
    – Hotel, meals, orientation and Au Pair School training with qualified instructors in New Haven, Connecticut prior to going to your host family home.
    – Introductions to other au pairs in the area and monthly meetings with your local community counselor
  • Education Requirement
    – Up to $500 tuition for enrollment in an accredited post-secondary institution for 6 units of academic credit or its equivalent
  • Emergency Line
    – 24 / 7 emergency direct line for emergency situations and continuous support