Dream big as an au pair

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When you become an au pair in the USA, you have the chance to work with children, explore a new country, and discover a more confident and independent version of yourself. If you have experience working with kids and a curiosity to see a new corner of the world, then you already have what it takes to be an au pair.

Perhaps you have experience caring for children under the age of 2? If so, you’re considered an “infant-qualified (IQ) au pair”—and a much more desirable candidate for the majority of our American host families who have at least one young child. As an IQ au pair, you’ll likely have no problem matching with your perfect host family, which means you’ll have a faster and easier time making your way to the USA to begin your au pair adventure.

What does an au pair do?

An au pair lives with an American host family and cares for their children, for up to 45 hours per week. They also receive the following benefits:

Au pairs receive the following benefits:

  • Cultural Exchange

    Experience life with an American family

  • Weekly Stipend

    Earn a minimum weekly stipend of $195.75

  • Free Room & Board

    Lodging and food expenses are covered

  • Study Opportunities

    Attend class at an American university

  • Travel Opportunities

    Take two weeks of paid vacation, and a full travel month at the end of your program

We are Cultural Care Au Pair.

When you choose us, you’re choosing the largest and most experienced au pair network in the world. In our 30 years of experience, we have sent more than 145,000 young people to the USA to become au pairs.