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Au Pair Responsibilities
Au pairs offer host families a flexible, dependable, and affordable childcare solution. Your au pair will work up to 45 hours per week/10 hours a day performing childcare and related tasks. An au pair’s responsibilities include:
- Assist with light household tasks such as doing your children’s laundry and keeping their rooms tidy.
- Preparing your children's meals and cleaning up after their mealtime
- Bathing and dressing your children
- Packing lunches, helping with homework and taking your children to school
- Entertaining your children and teaching them about a new culture
- Taking your children on outings to parks, playgroups and other activities
- Traveling with you on family vacations and providing care for your children
With 25 years of experience, our thorough au pair screening process, combined with our Au Pair Academy training program guarantee the highest quality of childcare. Every au pair who participates in our program must complete a comprehensive screening and admissions process. All au pairs have experience caring for children and provide detailed information about their background, personal interests and skills. Every au pair is interviewed in English by an AuPairCare representative and must successfully pass a series of background checks prior to his/her acceptance by AuPairCare, including:
- Reference checks
- A health check
- A psychometric test
- A police background check
- A detailed personal interview
As a designated au pair sponsor, AuPairCare and its program participants must follow U.S. Department of State guidelines regarding an au pair's responsibilities. View more information about Department of State regulations.
Learn more about finding an au pair from AuPairCare today!