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Host Family Benefits

Au pair childcare gives you flexible scheduling, dependability and a meaningful cultural experience. You’re not only gaining another family member, you’re making parenthood a little easier! 

AuPairCare Program Options

Choose the program option that best fits the needs of your family. All of our au pairs speak conversational English and provide live-in childcare for 45 hours per week, up to 10 hours per day.  

  • Standard Program

    • Our standard au pair program is a year-long experience welcoming a reliable and loving au pair into your home. From babies to preteens our au pairs are experienced childcare providers.

  • Infant Specialized Program

    • The Infant Program gives au pairs with infant experience additonal AuPairCare training that includes infant CPR certification, developmental milestones, and baby sign language.

  • Toddler Care Program

    • Our Toddler Program gives au pairs special training focused on the needs of children ages 1-3 years which includes behavior & discipline techniques, foreign language learning, pre-school prep, and nutrition.

  • In-Country Au Pair Program

    • Match with an au pair who is already in the United States and available for placement. 

Optional Extension Program

After your first year together, you and your au pair can agree to extend the program for up to 6, 9 or 12 months, providing up to two years of continuous care.


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Au Pairs vs. Nannies vs. Daycare

    • Deciding on the right childcare solution for your family takes thought and time. There are pros and cons to every option - but we believe the benefits of au pair childcare are hard to find elsewhere. One host mom describes the experience she’s had with her au pair.

      She’s not just a childcare provider; she’s a member of our family. She’s my parenting partner- Host Mom Marisa

      How else do au pairs compare to nannies and daycares? We did the research on location, adult to child ratio, and more.


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    • One of our recent Ultimate Au Pair winners, Mayara from Brazil, is loved dearly by both her host parents and host children. Below is the video she created to remind her host kids how special they are to her.


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