Posts Filed in ‘News’ Category

Celebrating Volunteers in America

May 10th, 2017

National Volunteer Week 2017 may have passed, but it’s important to carry on the spirit of volunteerism throughout the year. During their time in the U.S., many of our au pairs develop a strong interest in volunteering, finding it both personally rewarding and a great part of the American culture. At Au Pair in America, […]

Au Pair of the Year Award Winners Announced

February 27th, 2017

Each year it is our privilege to honor a number of remarkable young women that have helped transform American families with cultural exchange and flexible child care through Au Pair in America. After a record number of nominations this year, it is with great enthusiasm that we announce our Au Pair of the Year Award […]

2016 Photo Contest: Announcing the Winners!

December 8th, 2016

Thanks to everyone that participated in our 2016 Photo Contest. This contest highlights what a life changing experience Au Pair in America provides participants. Your votes have been tallied, and the winner in each category will receive a $200 Amazon.com Gift Card. Without further ado, here are the winning photos for 2016:

2016 Photo Contest: Vote for your Favorites!

December 1st, 2016

Voting is now open to choose the winning photos for the Au Pair in America 2016 Photo Contest. We received so many fantastic pictures and have selected the finalists. Now, your votes will determine who wins a $200 Amazon.com Gift Card! Each of the following categories will be released for voting on a specific weekday: 12/1: […]

Au Pair in America Team Member Wins the McCarry Leadership Award

November 11th, 2016

Au Pair in America is delighted to announce that regional program manager Elizabeth Azeizat received a McCarry Leadership Award at the Alliance for International Exchange 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. Elizabeth is a fantastic advocate for intercultural exchange and education, as you can see in the following thoughts she put together regarding the award: I […]

Au Pairs in Los Angeles Celebrate Our Oceans

August 25th, 2016

On June 18, 2016, a dozen au pairs from Au Pair in America joined hundreds of volunteers from the surrounding communities of Venice Beach to clean up the trash on our beautiful shores. The au pairs came from all over the world, including Brazil, China, Sweden, South Africa, Mexico and Panama. For many years, the […]

Sixteen Au Pairs Honored for Volunteer Work Across the United States

August 23rd, 2016

We are excited to announce the winners of our 2016 Au Pair Community Service Awards! These awards are a special way Au Pair in America celebrates au pairs making a difference through volunteer work—above and beyond their contributions as child care providers, students and cultural ambassadors enriching families across the country. Our National Winners for the […]

30 Years Ago Today…

June 9th, 2016

On this day in 1986, Au Pair in America welcomed the first group of au pairs to the U.S. That first group of au pairs arrived from western Europe to provide child care, to study and to experience life in the United States firsthand. They participated in the pilot program for what has developed into […]

Announcing a Monthly Contest in Celebration of 30 Years

March 29th, 2016

2016 is a big year for Au Pair in America, so welcome to the party! As part of our 30th anniversary celebration, we’ve planned a series of fun and engaging contests for the 30th of each month! These contests are meant to show our appreciation and stay connected with the amazing au pairs and families […]

Announcing our Au Pair of the Year Winners

March 17th, 2016

Thank you to all of the au pair host families that submitted essays nominating their au pairs for Au Pair of the Year 2015. This annual contest is a way to acknowledge the hard work and contribution of the very best of the best au pairs. We received so many impressive and heartwarming stories this year, […]