How can an Au Pair benefit your family?
Agent Au Pair provides flexible, reliable in-home child care and the opportunity for long-term cultural exchange for families and their children.
Hosting an au pair is a cost effective childcare solution. Unlike hiring a nanny or attending daycare, having an au pair provides you with a set number of childcare hours each week. Au pair offers an experience that you won't receive from regular childcare because it includes a rewarding cultural exchange experience. Your family will be exposed to a different culture, traditions, and language.
An au pair can be described as a family member, friend, caregiver, academic tutor, and household helper.
How can your family benefit from an au pair?
- Affordable Childcare
For a weekly cost of approximately $355, families can make a consistent schedule for the au pair to work.
- Assist with household chores
Help with childcare chores around the house, such as: preparing meals, grocery shopping, doing the child(ren) laundry, helping pick up after the child(ren), driving to activities, ect.
- A Cultural Experience
Having an au pair in your home allows your family to take part in a rewarding cultural exchange and gives you exposure to different languages and traditions.
- Childcare that fits around your schedule
Live-in childcare that is flexible around your family's needs. Families can schedule their au pair, up to 45 hours a week, based on when they need their childcare help.
- Experienced Au Pairs
All of our au pairs have at least 200 hours of childcare experience and go through a rigorous screening process, background check, and interview to become an au pair.
When our au pairs arrive in the country, they attend our Au Pair Training School , where they review child development training and child safety training prior to arriving to your home. This gives our families the peace of mind that their au pairs are well-qualified to care for their children.
- Support from Agent Au Pair
Our team gets to know your family's needs and criteria to help find an au pair that fits your family. At Agent Au Pair, we provide continuous support from the application process, and continue to support you through your time as a host family. You can always find the support you through our network of Local Reps.
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Please visit our host family requirements page to see if your family meets US Department of State Au Pair Program requirements.
*This includes weekly stipend paid to the au pair, program fees, and $500 educational stipend. Room and board costs, transportation from training to host family's location, and other expenses are not included in this amount as they vary based on family situation and location.