Au Pairs Buddy Appreciation Party!

In 2015,  we started  a new cluster tradition Au Pairs Buddy Day! The new tradition strengthens cluster’s bonds, enriches cultural exchange, and creates lasting memories.keep-calm-and-party-with-an-au-pair-buddyWe are having a great experience with  Au Pairs buddy program . Many Au Pairs became the great buddies, helped new Au Pairs and made a lot of friends.Au Pair buddy  party

Our second annual buddy appreciation party will be 02.28.2016 at Brunswick Zone XL Feasterville. The Au Pairs Buddy Day celebration is an important way to create a positive cluster culture, a sense of unity and belonging to the cluster and help Au Pairs have a great experience from the beginning and prevents many issues

thank you buddy

Come join us for an Au Pair meeting and Buddy Day celebration! It is a way to say thank-you and show appreciation to our buddies.  There are going to be fun, laser games and a lot of surprises. You can have a great time with the Au Pairs from 8 countries!


Bowling with the Au Pair buddies and friends.

We are going bowling on Sunday, January, 18. 2015 and we want you there! Put on your comfortable clothes and a smile for fun bowling party with the Au Pair buddies and friends from Go Au Pair. keep-calm-and-party-with-an-au-pair-buddyFor the first time we are going to celebrate a Buddy Day! It is a way to say thank-you and show appreciation to our buddies- Au Pair from Germany Cosima, Au Pairs from Colombia Monica, Joana and Luisa, Au Pairs from S. Africa Cherry, Nita, and Tania, Au Pair from Ukraine Oksana, Au Pairs from El Salvador Claudia, Yoselin and Karla, Au Pair from Mexico Brenda.

We started Au Pairs buddy program in the Philadelphia and Bucks County Go Au Pair cluster nine months ago. Many Au Pairs helped new Au Pairs and made a lot of friends as well. The Au Pairs buddy program creates a positive cluster culture and a sense of unity and belonging to the cluster. The program helps new Au Pairs have a great experience from the beginning and prevents many issues.

Come join us for an Au Pair meeting and two hour bowling party on January, 18. 2015, at 1:00 pm at Thunderbird Lanes, that is located at 1130 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090.  There are going to be fun and a lot of surprises. You can have a great time with the Au Pairs from 9 countries!

Au Pairs Buddy Day celebration

Au Pairs Buddy Day celebration can be a new cluster tradition. Au Pair friends

We have many traditions in our cluster that are passing from former Au Pairs to newcomers, and create a sense of unity and belonging to the cluster.

There are many great traditions already. One of them is welcoming a new Au Pairs on facebook, which is very important to a new Au Pair. We greeting a new Au Pair when she is still in her country and make her feel as a part of the cluster even before she comes to the USA.

Other ritual is interviewing a new Au Pair and posting about her on this blog.  That is a first meeting with a new Au Pair online and help her make more friends. Every Au Pair has a chance to answer a few questions.  This is Cosima’s project, and she calls it “Au Pair Mission.” Au Pair internatioanl

Another tradition is a buddy support. We started Au Pairs buddy program for new Au Pairs who joined the Philadelphia and  NJ Go Au Pair cluster a few months ago. We had a great experience since that. Many Au Pairs become great buddies and helped new Au Pairs a lot.

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Here is the list of our lucky Au Pairs and their buddies
new Au Pair Rikie from S. Africa and her buddy Cosima from Germany
new Au Pair Jenny from Germany and her buddy Carmen from S. Africa
new Au Pair Nicole from Germany and buddy Cherry from S. Africa
new Au Pair Natalia from Colombia and her buddy Karla from El Salvador.
new Au Pair Nita from S. Africa and her buddy Cosima  from Germany
new Au Pair Ling from China and her buddy Hui from Chinathank you buddy

Traditions are an important way to create  a positive cluster culture. I think  that celebrating a Buddy Day will be a great new tradition and create pleasant memories.

Thank you for being great buddies, girls! 

Cultural exchange activities for Au Pairs in Bucks County, PA

I invite you to learn more about  Go Au Pair Program and the Philadelphia and NJ area Go Au Pair’s cluster!  We had a very successful 2013 year and many happy families and Au Pairs. “We were also fortunate to have the kind support of our Local Area Representative, who is great with organizing the Au Pairs in her cluster“, commented a host father from Bucks County, PA

The Philadelphia and NJ cluster has doubled, and also six families from this cluster nominated their Au Pairs for the “Au Pair of the Year Award 2013″.aupair excellence

There are many unique programs that support Go Au Pair’s Au Pairs- Au Pair Sis,  Au Pairs Buddy program, etc. The agency believes that happy Au Pairs are the driving force behind happy kids and families.Au Pair Sis

As a Local Area Representative for Go Au Pair in the Philadelphia and NJ area, I feel that it is very important to offer to the Au Pairs rich cultural exchange activities.  “I really like Japanese festival at Fairmount park. So far, I attended all the Au Pair activities and I like all of them!”, commented Au Pair Ophelia.

Au Pairs at Go Au Pair Chinese new year  party

We started 2014 with learning about Chinese Culture and celebrating Chinese New Year. In March, Au Pairs  from the Philadelphia and NJ area volunteered at the Philadelphia Flower Show Au Pairs  Philadelphia Karla and Joana

Volunteering is part of American culture, and many Au Pairs have never volunteered before. In addition to a spirit of volunteerism and helping a community, volunteering with Au Pairs friends provided Au Pairs with an opportunity of learning cultures of other countries and have fun with friends. We even motivated Go Au Pair in Providence  to volunteer –Go Au Pair Providence Wants to Volunteer!

 Au Pair friends

Recently, group of Au Pairs learned about Japanese culture at Cherry Blossom Festival. We enjoyed Japanese songs and dances, and a Fashion Show.welcome day with Go Au pair Bucks County

Next cultural exchange activity for Au Pairs is volunteering for the Newtown local community.  Au Pairs are looking forward to this event – 12 Au Pairs signed up to volunteer!hands_community  

The Au Pairs from the Philadelphia and NJ area will volunteer on May 4, 2014, at the Welcome Day Arts Festival, in Newtown PA.

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