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You need a flexible, trusted, live-in child care with cultural flair who also helps with small household duties? Hosting an Au Pair is the solution for you.

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Au Pair Definition - Who is an Au Pair?

An Au Pair lives with a host family for a certain time and takes care of tasks like childcare and easy household chores. He/She gives the kids a ride to school and social activities and prepares little snacks. He/She is a temporary "big brother/sister", gets a private room, a salary and attends a language course.

For both parties, it's an excellent way for a cultural exchange and the opportunity to explore something new. The Au Pair lives a different life and makes international friends from all around the world that are having the same experience. The family gets a new additional member. 
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What Host Families say about us

By family Garrahy from USA

Ines is the most recent AuPair that we have hired from France. She is fantastic. As well we have 2 girls from Mexico that we hired through your website that are as well currently still with us training Ines but leaving soon, and have been amazing. We only had one bad experience and that was last year 2017 we had an AuPair through your website bu...
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Find more information, news and stories from Au Pairs in our blog:

How I became an Au Pair in Spain - How it all started
18 Dec 2018
Au Pair Wiktoria in Spain - How I became an Au Pair
✒  Wiktoria would like to introduce our readers to one of our new blog writers - Wiktoria. She is an Au Pair from Poland that has started to collaborate with us and will write about her personal experience as an Au Pair.These posts will give you an insight on what it actually means to become an Au Pair!  Read More »
Integrating your Au Pair's culture and language into your family
07 Nov 2018
How to integrate the Au Pair's language and culture in your family
✒  Elena C
In this article, we have gathered different strategies and techniques to help you integrate the Au Pair’s culture and language into your family life! If all this sounds interesting to you, keep reading! Read More »
How to avoid the most common scams while you're travelling as an Au Pair
30 Oct 2018
Travel scam - stay safe as an Au Pair
✒  Elena C
Living as an Au Pair abroad will give you the chance to travel and visit many destinations around your Host Country or the countries nearby. In this article, we have gathered  the most common travel scams and we will give you some tips on how to deal with uncomfortable circumstances. Read More »
Are you going to join the Au Pair program? Solve our quiz!
25 Oct 2018
Choose the right Au Pair destination! (quiz)
✒  Anna
Would you like to become an Au Pair, but you are not sure which country is the best choice for you? Let us help you! Take our quiz on to find out which host country is the right one for you. Answer the questions and figure out where to become an Au Pair. Read More »
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Au Pair Program in theUSA How to become an Au Pair?
The USA program is our special! As a local agency with a partner in San Francisco we place German, Austrian and Swiss Au Pairs in American families.
Au Pair Program in Australia Information for Au Pairs
Becoming an Au Pair in Australia is one of the best ways to discover the country and improve your english skills. Learn more about the program here.
Au Pair program in Germany for Au Pairs
Innovation meets fairy tales in this beloved Au Pair destination! Read more about the requirements, payment, visa regulations and more for Au Pairs in Germany.
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