Different Au Pair programs

There are many options to meet families  child care, scheduling and budgetary needs.

Go Au Pair offers five types of Au Pair programs.

Standard Au Pair Program
The Standard Au Pair program is by far Go Au Pair’s most popular child care program for both Host Families and Au Pairs.

Au Pair Plus Program
Au Pairs participating in the Au Pair Plus program must have previous experience as an Au Pair in another country in addition to the requirements for the Standard Au Pair program.

Premiere Au Pair Program
Au Pairs in this program are required to have additional experience than Standard and Au Pair Plus.

EduCare Au Pair Program
Educare Au Pairs work 30 hours per week instead of 45, so their weekly stipend is lower than the other programs. Educare Au Pair are the only Au Pairs not permitted to care for children under the age of 2 even if they have experience caring for infants.

Au Pair Again Program
This program allows former Au Pairs to return to the U.S. again with their original family or with a new one.

Read more about types of Au Pair Programs here

My Au Pair year end: Should I Stay or Should I go?

After a great year with the Host Family, many Au Pairs want to stay in the U.S. to travel or to stay for another year here.  Au Pairs have many options after the first year in the Au Pair program.

As Au Pair successfully completes her year in the Au Pair program, she is given 30 days to travel throughout the United States before having to return home. Go Au Pair’s exclusive Bed and Breakfast program allows Au Pair to travel to various states and stay in former Host Families’ homes, rather than paying for a hotel. Contact Go Au Pair for more details about this great program.

Many Au Pairs prefer to extend with their current Host Families, but Au Pairs also have the option to extend with a different Host Family and see another part of the country, make new friends and family.

Au Pairs who successfully complete their first year are able to extend their Au Pair program for additional 6, 9 or 12 months. In order to qualify for the extension program, An Au Pair must complete all the educational requirements and remain in good standing with the program. Read more about End of Year Options

And if you decided go home – you are  welcome back  – with a new Au Pair Again program.

The Au Pair Again program allows former Au Pairs to return to the U.S. again with their original family or with a new one.

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