Au pair in New York

Being an au pair in New York is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the USA and gain independence.

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Live as an au pair in New York City!

Being an au pair in the Big Apple gives you the chance to experience the hustle and bustle of city life in one of the USA’s most exciting places. You’ll be introduced to beautiful architecture, delicious restaurants, and some of the most diverse art and culture America has to offer.

Why choose New York?

  • New York City is the most populous city in the United States.
  • It’s a truly multi-cultural city, where more than 800 languages are spoken every day!
  • It’s home to the first American pizza restaurant, which opened around 1900!

Au Pair Program Requirements

To become an au pair in New York, you must be able to answer yes to the following questions:

  • Age

    Are you between the ages of 18 and 26 years old?

  • Experience

    Do you love children and have at least 200 hours of experience caring for them?

  • Education

    Have you completed (or are you about to complete) secondary school or equivalent?

  • Driving

    Do you have a driving license or can you obtain one during the application process?

  • Criminal Background

    Is your past free of any criminal activity?

  • Health

    Are you in good health?

  • Time Commitment

    Are you ready to commit to at least 12 months abroad?

Our au pair experiences in New York

  • Stephy, au pair from France
    Stephy, au pair from France


    “My 2 years in New York City have been amazing, I learned so much with my host family, they gave me something I will never forget which is unconditional love. They treated me as family.”

  • Miriam


    “I'm in love with my host family in the U.S. and I'm enjoying my time as an au pair in New York. I'm visiting many wonderful places both in the city and outside and doing a lot of fun stuff that I would have never done without this opportunity.”