This year Au Pair in America is 30 years old! As part of our year-long celebration, we are hosting a CULTURAL FAIR at Nationals Park on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 pm. Bring the kids, friends, neighbors for a day of fun at the Ballpark! Learn all about different countries and explore the Ballpark when a game isn’t taking place. The event is FREE and Parking is FREE! More details to come.
APIA au pairs from around the world will present cultural information about their home countries through exhibits, costumes, music and dancing, and much more. This video from APIA’s 25th Anniversary Cultural Fair gives you a glimpse of our amazing au pairs and their many countries.
On a recent and very cold evening in February, over 230 APIA au pairs, community counselors, and even a few host kids gathered at the Verizon Center in downtown DC for a fun evening with Mickey and friends. Continue reading →
The thought of having the kids home for two weeks during the winter can send even the most seasoned childcare giver into a panic. Cold weather, shorter days, extra sugar, later bedtimes, and visiting relatives can be a challenge. But with a little pre-planning, you can provide your host kids with a vacation to remember. Continue reading →
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year for Au Pairs to learn more about the American spirit of volunteering. For our November cluster meeting, Au Pairs from two DC clusters gathered to discuss volunteering and ways they can help the DC community. Continue reading →
One of the most common questions we get about the au pair program is about the au pair’s schedule and hours. How many hours can an au pair work? Can an au pair work on nights or weekends? Continue reading →
Each month, APIA’s Orientation Team offers free webinars designed to help our au pairs make the most of their year in the US. Au Pairs describe the webinars as fun and educational. Topics include travel tips, working vacations, communicating with your host family, activity ideas, homesickness, and much more. Continue reading →
These FREE and informative webinars are designed specifically for you and are hosted by your orientation trainers. Topics include travel tips, working vacations, communicating with your host family, activity ideas, homesickness, and much more. Don’t miss these important tips that will help you get the most out of your year! Continue reading →
June is here and summer will be in full swing before you know it! Check out all of the great ways to celebrate the beginning of summer. Each month, Au Pair in America provides a calendar full of helpful information and fun activities for everyone in the family.