Volunteering for the International Spring Festival. 

Many Au Pairs from the Bucks County and Philadelphia area cluster chose to volunteer and help the community while being Au pairs with Go Au Pair. This year we are going to volunteer again for the International Spring Festival. au pair volunteering with ISFFor many Au Pairs volunteering in the USA will be a first-time experience. Au Pairs are very enthusiastic and motivated to make a difference in another’s life.  Instead of taking the easy roads, spending time for their pleasure, many Au Pairs had chosen to volunteer their time.Go Au Pair volunteer 2016 ISF 13

This year Au Pairs are volunteering face painting, twisting balloons,  making crafts with kids, and etc.  They are looking forward to entertaining the kids.  However, the festival is interesting for the entire family. The address is North Penn High School, 1340 Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, 19446, and the hours are from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm If you want to meet other families and learn about the Au Pair program from their experience, please come to the Go Au Pair table at 12:00 pm. The event is free.

Please join the International Spring Festival and a Host Family Day Conference on Saturday, April 21, 2018! 


Welcome to this amazing cluster Hendry!!!

First day of spring and I have great news for you: Hendry Blom from South Africa is joining us to the cluster. This young and interesting boy is just 20 years old and is more than ready to make friends! It has been a long time we had a new boy Au Pair, let me show you a little bit about him.


Hendry mentioned that the reason he wanted to be an au apair is because children are his passion, he really enjoys spending time with them. Go for it, spring just started!

Best event: matching with my host family.


It is important to mentioned some of his hobbies: photography, creative writing, riding bikes, reading, and cooking. I am sure you are going to have so much fun in the summer!

Three adjectives: trustworthy, organized, kind.

Besides that he loves kids, he also loves to ravel and meet new people, in his free time he likes to go exploring new places and at the same time making new memories. That sounds interesting!
Once again, Welcome to our cluster. I am sure you are going to have fun meeting new people and creating good memories!! 

Welcoming our new Au Pair Paulina from Poland.

Warm welcome to our new Au Pair Paulina from Poland. Paulina is 25 and she will live in Doylestown, Bucks County, PA with a host father and two kids.Au Pair from Poland P

We like to interview our new au pairs. Today we all get a great chance to learn a lot about our new Au Pair Paulina!

What are your hobbies and interests? Sport, personal development, travels.

What three adjectives best describe you? Friendly, honest, respectable.Au Pair from Poland

What is your favorite way to spend your free time? I love to spend time with family and friends, the best if we do some activities outside, close to the nature.

What place would you like to visit? Seven Wonders of the World. Au Pair from Poland Paulina

What was the best complement you have ever received? I liked when someone compared me to an angel and said that my heart is pure.

We are very excited to meet the first au pair from Poland Paulina. In addition, we never had Polish Au Pairs in our cluster, so we are looking forward to learning more about Polish culture as well.

Meet our new Au Pair from Brazil Lavinia!

Lavinia, our new au pair from Brazil, is joining the Philadelphia and Bucks County Go Au Pair agency cluster today! We are very excited to meet her! Welcome to the cluster, Lavinia!

Lavinia is 20 years old and she will live with her host family in Bucks County, PA. Lavinia has a few buddies – Au Pairs Maria from Ukraine and Jackie and Nadia from Brazil. They are eagerly looking forward to  spending time with Lavinia, becoming close friends, and helping her to adjust to new life in the USA.

Au Pair from BrazilLavinia’s favorite way to spend a free time is doing anything with her family and friends. Lavinia said that,”I really like to dance, listen to music, sing, play volleyball, read books, talk with my friends, among others … In Brazil we have a national event called Carnival, it’s party days! We went out in the streets to have fun and dance with our friends.”

Brazilian Au pair

Three adjectives best describe Lavinia are Sympathetic, Determined, and Patient. The best compliment Lavinia received was that she is an honest person. Two things that she consider herself to be very good at are driving and giving an advice!

Aupair Brazil

We asked Lavinia, “What place would you like to visit?” and she sad, ” I want to know the whole world! especially, Disney!”  Goodluck with your traveling, Lavinia. You can take a lot of classes with Cultural Hi-Ways!

Welcome to the cluster again, Lavinia.  We are looking forward to meeting you soon.

Experienced Au Pair and Teacher from Ukraine available in March 2018

Oksana is a live in nanny and in country Au Pair from Ukraine and she is looking for open, loving, friendly family to provide professional childcare assistance.
Oksana is 25, her English is a 4 out of 5 English grade and she is a College Graduate with Master degree in Education. Oksana has experience caring for children of all ages from baby-sitting, teaching, and volunteering. Oksana came to the US legally with J1 visa 5 months ago and she is taking care of four girls 5, 7, 11, 13 years old. Her reference said that Oksana is ,” honest, hard-working, reliable, creative.” Oksana has been driving in the US and she likes cooking, making arts and crafts, spending time with the kids.Oksana au pait from Ukraine
She said, “I absolutely love kids and have extensive experience with different ages.  I am currently taking care of four beautiful girls (5, 7, 11, 13) Maybe that’s why, now I’m feeling like a professional hairdresser.”
Oksana is a good driver,  she loves cooking and trying new dishes. Her favorite activities with kids are reading, cooking, making crafts and exploring new places. She is positive, honest, open, loving, caring, organized, quick learner, hard-working, and reliable. Oksana is also very flexible and can work under the pressure.
Oksana can provide live-in care for children ages 3 month to teens, perform child care related tasks like meal prep for kids, driving to/from school, lessons, appointments, cleaning children’s playroom and bedrooms and even children’s laundry! Go Au Pair is offering an exclusive discount for Host Families living in Bucks County, some NJ and Philadelphia areas. With this discount, the average cost of an Au Pair is only $345 a week ( 45 hours) and $7.66 an hour!

Welcome, Keri from S. Africa!

We warmly welcome Keri, our next au pair to the Philadelphia and Bucks County cluster today! Keri is 24, she is a Teacher from S. Africa. Keri will live in Merion Station, PA with her lovely host family and two kids.

Keri Au Pair from S. Africa
Keri has a lot of experience with the kids all ages, and she is very good in making arts and crafts. Look on that  picture,au pair art

Keri’s hobbies and interests are reading, video games, photography, arts and crafts. Look again how creative Keri is

au pair S. Africa

Three adjective that describe Keri are optimistic, patient, determined.

Keri said that the best compliment she received was that she was able to live up the expectations.

Keri has already many friends in the cluster and two buddies Ana from Colombia and Aimee from South Africa.

Welcome Keri,  we can not wait to meet you on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 1:00 pm for the Au Pair meeting, Party, and Class on 2017 tax preparation for Au pairs and the Library tour at Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Room 5-6, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189

Local Au Pair from S. Africa available

Have you ever consider an Au Pair taking care of your kids? Jannet, Au Pair from South Africa,  is available to start ASAP and can be your first Au Pair!  Jannet is an infant qualified, First Aid and CPR Certified Au Pair who lives near Philadelphia. Jannet has thousand of hours of childcare experience from newborn to teens. She is mature, responsible, hardworking, kind, fun and full of enthusiasm. Jannet

Janet is 25, she is a College Grad, she has “Journey into healing” certificate, Emergency care level one, and grief Greek counseling certificate. Jannet likes to spend her time reading and helping other, that is what makes her happy, she is helpful, thoughtful and loving.

Jannet said, “It would be such a great honor if you choose me to be your Au Pair. I’m dedicated to go an extra mile taking care of your kids and give them all the love and care I have for your kids. I am positive they will learn a lot from me while I learn from them I really understand a lot about kids an their development stages”

Jannet can provide 45 hours a week of childcare and light housekeeping, prepare the kids meals, do their laundry, help with homework. Her family is speaking high about her childcare skills and will provide a great reference.  Welcome to speak with Jannet host family!

2017 Au Pair in Excellence.

Go Au Pair  recognizes outstanding Au Pairs through the agency Love MY Au Pair Contest. The host families can submit their nominations for Love MY Au Pair Contest and all those Au Pairs will become Au Pairs in Excellence. The winner, two Runners Up  as well as their families will get a special prizes.Love my Au pairsGo Au Pair just announced 2017 Au Pair in Excellence Winners and the Winners are
Winner: Gina Torres, Au Pair from Colombia
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Runner-Up #1: Desiree Velasquez, Au pair from Ecuador
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Runner-Up #2: Tatiana Blanco, Au pair from Colombia
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To view the full album and read all of the nominations, you can visit the Go Au Pair Facebook page

In addition, Go Au Pair will  enter three (3) eligible Au Pairs for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to IAPA’s 2018 Conference, held on March 17-19, 2018, in Seville, Spain, where one Au Pair will be officially recognized as the 2017 Au Pair of the Year and presented with a token prize and commemorative award.
Gina’s host family said, ” In the spring, Gina took a digital animation course at a local university and created a cartoon for our two kids, Aili (3 at the time) and Bo (1 at the time). Every week after making them breakfast, she takes them to swimming lessons and the zoo on Mondays, to the Science Museum on Tuesdays, to see a kids band on Wednesdays, to the Children’s Museum on Thursdays and to gymnastics and storytime in Spanish at the library on Fridays. In the afternoons, she gives daily reading time, music time and art time at home. All the while, she only speaks to them in Spanish, and they are now both fluent..……..we are so grateful for the light and warmth Gina brings to our family and teaches our children (and us).”

The Au Pair Program offers amazing opportunities for cultural childcare.
In addition, there is a New Year present for the Philadelphia & Bucks County Residents, they can save $1,000!



Find the Right Au Pair with Go Au Pair.

Go Au Pair agency is happy to accommodate the needs of the Host Families and Au Pairs and ensure that the host families find the right Au Pair and the families and Au Pairs get the best match possible. Go Au Pair website has  Go Au Pair Community with a variety of improved features and tools. It helps host families easily find the right Au Pair that fits their unique needs. The host families  can use “Au Pairs Search” tool, and have full access to over 25 different search filters to perform customized searches.Go Au Pair volunteer 2016 ISF 13

Go Au Pair unique matching process allows our host families to view as many Au Pair files as they like at one time. The agency does not limit the number of files the host family can view and does not require a hold on an Au Pair for you to interview him/her.

The Mutual Match process means that the family has the opportunity to choose the Au Pair who is right for the family and the Au Pair chooses the family who is right for him/her. This ensures our families and Au Pairs get the best match possible.

In addition, new Host Families hosting an out-of-country Au Pair in the Philadelphia and Bucks County area  are  eligible for “Locals Only” Discount. Those who match with an Au Pair from Go Au Pair within 90 days of applying will get $750 off program fees! Join the Host Family Community and search Au Pairs right away.


Happy birthday, Shero!

II would like to wish a very happy birthday and also give a warm welcome to the new Au Pair Shero Jia​. Shero is an Au Pair from China and she just recently joined the Philadelphia Bucks County cluster. It will be Shero’s second year of being an Au Pair. Happy birthday and warm wishes from the Philadelphia cluster, dear Shero!

Au Pair chinaWe love to interview our Au Pairs. Enjoy Shero’s interview.

What are your hobbies and interests? Hiking, drawing, handcraft.

What was the best event/happening during last month? Thanksgiving day.

What three adjectives best describe you? Optimistic, patient, active.

What places you visited you like the most? Yellowstone national park.

What was your favorite way to spend your free time in the USA? Travel.

What is your favorite thing about being an au pair? Go different place,meet different friends, more independent.

What do you like about being an au pair in America, with Go Au Pair ? Through the agency make me feel more safe.

What has been your best experience living in the US? Live with American family here.

What is the most valuable lesson you have learned that being an au pair has taught you? Try my best to answer the kids ‘why’ questions . ❤

How do you like the experience being a part of an American family? Good. I learn a lot from my host family.

What are new things you experienced? For me , many new things. I thought a lot before, now I did a lot.

What place would you like to visit? All the wonderful place.

What was the best complement you have ever received? American Driving license.

What are two things that you consider yourself to be very good at? Smiling and crying.

We want to wish you all the love and happiness in the world, and laughing and crying only from pleasure and joy.  Happy birthday, Shero!

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