Au Pair in the US

You have the chance to spend 1 year in the United States of America. Become a member of your host family and spend an incredible year overseas. 

Your main tasks as an Au Pair are: 

  • Playing with the kids
  • Supporting the kids with their homework
  • Preparation of light meals
  • Help the kids shower and get them dressed
  • Keep kids rooms and playing areas clean
  • Do the kids laundry
  • Organize and participate in playdates
  • Drive kids to activities
  • Light housekeeping referring to the kids and the common living together

The Framework:

  • The Au Pair works max 45 hours per week
  • The Au Pair needs to have 1.5 days off per week
  • One weekend per month needs to be completely off for the Au Pair
  • The Au Pair has 14 days paid vacation during a 12 month stay, or 1.5 days per month during a shorter stay
  • The Au Pair receives a weekly payment of 196,75 $
  • You live together with your host family in your own room 

The following requirements need to be fulfilled:

  • You have to be between 18 and 26 years old
  • You should be able to provide a record of 120 hours of childcare of unrelated kids from at least two different sources. If you want to take care of children under 3 years you should provide a record of at least 200 hours
  • You should enjoy the work with children
  • English is a must. You should be able to read, speak and write it fluently. Other languages like French, Spanish or Italian are a great add-on but no must
  • You own a drivers licence and you have some experience in driving a car already
  • You need to be graduated from school after your (at least) 10th year or have completed an apprenticeship
  • No criminal record