Posts Tagged ‘au pair of the year’

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 […]

Au Pair Helps Host Family After Tragic Loss

May 25th, 2016

Shortly after agreeing to become an au pair with the family of Dr. Terri Halperin and Dr. Michael Davidson, Christina Kraag learned that Michael had been fatally shot while working at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Christina reached out to Terri to offer condolences, and what followed is a unique and truly heartwarming story of […]

Au Pair Host Family Shines Light on Cerebral Palsy

March 25th, 2016

Our Au Pair of the Year winner and runners up all share something very special this year. Each joined a family with at least one special needs child. The nominations submitted by their host families included heartwarming stories of how the attention and extra help from an au pair made a difference in the progress […]

Nominate Your Au Pair for Au Pair of the Year

October 12th, 2015

Every year Au Pair in America celebrates the extraordinary au pairs on our program through an Au Pair of the Year Contest. A spirit of cultural exchange, connection to the community, and exceptional child care are just some of the qualities we look for in our Au Pair of the Year. Here is your opportunity to […]

“We are going to miss her dreadfully when she’s gone…”

March 30th, 2015

Congratulations to Mageshry, one of three runners-up in our Au Pair of the Year Contest. All of these au pairs are exceptional and exemplify the very best of our program! Each host family that entered the contest submitted an essay that described the characteristics that make their au pair exceptional, the positive impact she has had on […]

“This is the Best Role Model We Could Ask For!”

March 21st, 2015

Like so many of our au pairs, Stella, one of three Runners Up in our Au Pair of the Year Contest, had an incredibly meaningful impact on her host family. Each host family that entered the contest submitted an essay that described the characteristics that make their au pair exceptional. Stella’s host mother explained: I […]

“She came with an enormous smile and a seemingly endless supply of patience and energy.”

February 4th, 2015

Congratulations to Sonsoles, one of three runners-up in our Au Pair of the Year Contest. All of these au pairs are exceptional and exemplify the very best of our program! Each host family that entered the contest submitted an essay that described the characteristics that make their au pair exceptional, the positive impact she has […]

Announcing our Au Pair of the Year!

February 4th, 2015

Congratulations to our 2014 Au Pair of the Year Winners! We are so pleased to share these special stories from our host families, as they exemplify what a meaningful experience it is for families to open their homes, and for au pairs to become part of a new family and a new culture. Congratulations to […]