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What Host Families say about us

Read authentic experience reports families around the world who have hired an Au Pair to take care of their children and have been part of the cultural exchange

Alessia's family
Morris Plains, Usa

Alessia's family <br/>Morris Plains, Usa

Very creative and sweet girl. She loves to play with the kids and the kids had looking for her all the time.

Gaby Dorough's family
Houston, Usa

Gaby Dorough's family <br/>Houston, Usa

Aupair.com made it extremely easy to find a good match for our family. I will definitely recommend it to any of my friends looking to participate in this awesome program. My only suggestion would be push notifications for messages so we can respond in more real time!

Melissa's family
Cordova, Usa

Melissa's family <br/>Cordova, Usa

Thank you for helping me to connect with this lovely young lady! We are so looking forward to inviting her into our home next month.

Elena's family
North Oaks, Usa

Elena's family <br/>North Oaks, Usa

We found the perfect Au Pair, first on AuPair.com. She has been with us for almost two years. We went with the AgentAuPair company, and they have been very good.

Alex's family
Byron, Usa

Alex's family <br/>Byron, Usa

Easy site to navigate. Tons of candidates. Took me less than a week to hire someone

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How to use AuPair.com

There is no easier way to find a candidate or a Host Family!

The first step in your Au Pair search is the online registration on AuPair.com. Register for free and start a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Create your profile now! » » »

Are you looking for a flexible childcare solution? Do you want to work abroad and already have experience in the field of childcare? Then the Au Pair program is just right for you! Find Au Pairs/ Host Families who match your search criteria and become a Premium member. » » »

Use our secure messaging system to get in touch with your future Au Pair or Host Family. Make an appointment for an Au Pair interview. Are you wondering how? We will show you! » » »

The most important step in your Au Pair search is the agreement between both sides. Make sure to discuss important matters such as duties, hours and pocket money and sign the contract! » » »

Your Online Au Pair Agency

Service for Agencies
AuPair.com is an online matching agency - which is safe and easy to use. As an online matching platform, we cannot directly take part in the Au Pair  arrangement process, since we are not a full service agency. However, we can help you with useful information on our website. 
 
If you do not want to organize your Au Pair stay yourself, get in touch with one of our reliable partner Au Pair agencies, who will guide you through the whole process and your Au Pair stay!

Au Pair.com Overview

Over 20 years of experience
More than 1 M happy users
Host Families from 78 countries
Candidates from 190 countries

Membership options

You can choose between two different memberships on AuPair.com. Find out in detail what the differences and the advantages of each option are.
Basic Members on AuPair.com
AuPair.com is one of the world’s biggest Au Pair matching platforms, giving the opportunity to everyone to enter the amazing world of Au Pairing!
Beyond the chance to find out if your potential Au Pair or Host Family is interested in you, with a Basic profile AuPair.com offers you useful articles and blog posts for both Au Pairs and Host Families, which will help you getting to know more about the program.
Documents that are needed for your Au Pair stay, such as the Au Pair contract and the invitation letter, and many more helpful tools can also be found on our website with a Basic profile.
 
Premium Members on AuPair.com
The Premium Membership allows you to contact ALL users directly! It's the easiest and fastest way to find your perfect match!
You will be able to contact other users directly through personalized messages and exchange personal data and contact details with them.
If you have a Premium Host Family profile, you will also receive a handbook for Host Families with additional tips and information on the Au Pair program, as well as a more detailed version of the Au Pair contract!

Au Pair Experiences

Read stories of Au Pairs who already had a wonderful experience with their Host Families
Everything you need to know about the Au Pair search
Regiane became a nanny for a 5 months old Read this short story and check the beautiful pictures of Regiane and her Host Family.
Everything you need to know about the Au Pair search
Karli's Au Pair experience in Germany This amazing story from Karli shows how embarking on an Au Pair adventure can open the way to many other experiences in your life! Even if you don't know a lot about the Au Pair program, take the leap and find out!
 
Everything you need to know about the Au Pair search
My year in Germany as an Au Pair from Peru Abigail from Peru has developed both professionally and personally during her Au Pair year in Germany. In her field report she tells about her way to independence. 
Everything you need to know about the Au Pair search
How I found an Au Pair during pandemic Learn more about Host Family routine during pandemic, their two kids and Au Pair who brought calm, security and stability to their household.

Our Blog

Find more information, news and stories from Au Pairs in our blog
Dealing with homesickness during the Holidays

6 tips for dealing with homesickness during the Holidays

Genesis Rivas on 22 Dec 2021

Being abroad and feeling homesick is normal, especially during the holiday season. Read our article and learn 6 tips to help you cope better with feelings of homesickness. 

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Fun Christmas Activities For Kids

10 Fun Christmas Activities For Kids

Charity on 21 Dec 2021

Make your holidays truly memorable with these 10 fun Christmas activities that both the kids and the adults will enjoy!

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Coronavirus and the Au Pair program

How is the Coronavirus affecting the Au Pair program?

Felicia on 07 Dec 2021

Given the worldwide concerns about the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus, we decided to deal with the topic from the Au Pairs’ and the Host Families’ perspective. What are the consequences of the coronavirus on the Au Pair program? Find out all the measures taken by every country.

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Au Pair World Wide

There are times in life when you notice that you need a change. Whether you are a candidate seeking for the adventure of your life or a Host Family who wants to extend their family boundaries - you can find your match with AuPair.com. Find more details about the Au Pair requirements and the application process in the world.

Frequently Asked Question

Do you have any questions about the program or our website? We are always happy to help! Find the answers to our most frequently asked questions
Do you get paid as an Au Pair?
Yes! In exchange for their help with childcare and some light chores around the house, Au Pairs receive a room, full board and some pocket money that could be given weekly or monthly, depending on the agreements with the Host Family. The amount varies according to the Host Country between 26€ in Germany and 900 $ in USA. » » »
Can an Au Pair have a second job?
It depends. If the Au Pair is an EU citizen and is staying within the EU, then he/she can have another job. For the rest of the cases, it depends on the visa the Au Pair holds, the amount of hours she already works and the specific labour laws of the Host » » »
Can Au Pairs work more than 45 hours?
No. Every country has its own regulations for how many hours/week the Au Pair is allowed to work, and they correspond to a specific monthly pocket money. In some countries, like the USA, this includes extra babysitting hours. In other Host Countries it depends on the agreement between Au Pair and Host » » »
Do Au Pairs need their own room?
Yes! One of the main requirements to become a Host Family is the possibility to provide the Au Pair with a private room in your house. The room needs to be at least 8 sqm, has to have proper heating and lighting, a lock for privacy and enough furniture to make it comfortable. » » »