Many dream of travelling the United States as an Au Pair. This article will show you how to make that dream come true!
As an Au Pair, you will live with a Host Family and take care of their children. You won’t have to pay rent and get the chance to travel around to discover everything this enormous country has to offer.
Read on to find out more about how to become an Au Pair in the US!
*** UPDATE ***
Due to the current health crisis, the US government decided to keep the border closed until the end of 2020. On July 17, the US Department of State announced that there will be exceptions to the Presidential Proclamations. Please read more here. You can also contact our American Partner Agency Agent Au Pair directly.
Our American partner agency is Agent Au Pair. They will support you during the whole placement process and have placed candidates for 15 years. Agent Au Pair is based in New Haven, Connecticut and places Au Pairs across the USA.
If you have registered and created a profile on AuPair.com, our partner agency will check your profile to see if you fulfill the requirements to be part of the program. Only if they think they can find a Host Family for you, they will contact you to get to know you in an interview. If the interview goes well, they will ask you to send them various documents, such as references, a medical report and a criminal record. Once they have all your documents, they will start looking for a suitable Host Family for you. If you don't want to wait, you can contact the agency directly - click here.
Au Pair in the USA without agency
Please note: you can not become an Au Pair in the USA with a Tourist Visa or work as an Au Pair less than 3 months with the ESTA form. If a Host Family tries to bring you to the USA without the help of a designated agency, they are breaking the law. We strongly encourage all participants to follow official program requirements, which include obtaining a J-1 visa.
In order to become an Au Pair in the USA, you have to meet some specific requirements in terms of age, language level, etc. In this article you will find exactly what these requirements are. Read more.
In this amazing guided tour, we will show what the Land of the Free has to offer you! As an Au Pair in the US, you will have the chance to travel around the country, and even have one extra month at the end of your Au Pair stay to dedicate exclusively to your travels. So don’t waste this opportunity and get the best out of it! Read more.
We all know that English is the language you need to know to have any type of job opportunity. And what better way than to improve it by moving to the country that made it the international language. Find out the different reasons why you should learn English. Read more.
Benefits of becoming an Au Pair in the USA with Agent Au Pair
Being an Au Pair in the USA will provide you with a life-changing experience that will benefit you throughout your life. The program will help you to become more independent, self-confident and improve your English and communication skills. The experience will help you in your future educational and career plans, as this global experience is highly valued by universities and employers. The benefits include:
Flight to the USA
3 Day Au Pair School in New Haven, Connecticut
Local support and 24/7 emergency support
$195.75 of pocket moneystipend per week ($783 per month)
Provided care for a maximum of 45 hours/ per week and 10 hours per day
American health insurance for 1 year
Childcare and safety training
Educational allowance of $500 USD for a language course or another course that has some connection to the Au Pair experience
Opportunity to travel the USA for a month after the Au Pair year
Participation in monthly meetings with other participants
Here you can find a Host Family fulfilling your search criteria and get in touch today.
Want to start Au Pairing in the USA? Have a look at the program requirements and find out how to start your experience as soon as possible! Together with our partner agency we will provide the way to the USA.
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