Posts Tagged ‘au pair’

How Cross-Cultural Communication Empowers Interconnectivity

May 2nd, 2017

Our interconnectivity is fundamental to how people form conceptions and understanding of society and our place in the world and the universe at large. What has defined the human race throughout history is how we communicate with each other, how we learn from one another and how we influence each other. Our energies—curious and creative—fuse […]

What You Should Know About Au Pair in America Community Counselors

April 18th, 2017

The most important thing you should know about Au Pair in America Community Counselors is that they are there for you. Our Community Counselors live nearby and are there to help you and your au pair navigate the intricacies of cultural exchange to reap the rewards of live-in, intercultural child care. Au Pair in America […]

Discover 6 Ways Hosting an Au Pair Will Benefit Your Family

April 11th, 2017

As America’s first au pair program, we know from experience that hosting an au pair has many benefits. Over the past several decades, we’ve connected families across the U.S. with talented and caring au pairs from around the world through cultural exchange. If you are considering au pair child care, read on to discover six […]

3 Simple Steps You Can Take to Improve Cultural Opportunities in the U.S.

April 4th, 2017

For more than three decades, Au Pair in America has seen firsthand the way cultural exchange benefits individuals and communities, providing our participants with so many advantages and opportunities. As the first au pair sponsor organization designated by the U.S. Department of State, we have helped thousands of people to connect and learn from each […]

Keeping Up with the Davis Family: “Will They All Listen to Me?”

March 20th, 2017

Mellissa, a former au pair from South Africa, is one of several au pairs that stayed with the Davis family in Chicago over the past two decades. These wonderful ladies, along with the Davis family, have agreed to periodically share their thoughts and experiences related to Au Pair in America as part of an ongoing […]

Spotlight on Community Service: Au Pair Nora from Germany

February 24th, 2017

We are so impressed by how many of our au pairs donate their time and talents to community service work. This week’s spotlight is on Nora Botzenhardt. Nora is an au pair from Germany living with her host family in Maryland and a State Winner for the 2016 Au Pair Community Service Awards. She shared […]

Former Au Pair Shares Appreciation

February 15th, 2017

We always enjoy reconnecting with au pairs and host families from over the past three decades. Recently, we were excited to hear from a former au pair whose niece just completed an extended exchange as an au pair. What a wonderful thing to run in the family! Here’s what Rachel, our former au pair from […]

In Support of Cultural Exchange

February 1st, 2017

Our world is a beautiful place. Let’s continue to embrace the ideals of cultural exchange and foster greater understanding among the people of the world. Over thirty years ago, Au Pair in America became the first cultural exchange program to provide a culturally enriching child care solution to American families while simultaneously providing young adults […]

Au Pair in America Provides First Aid Training

February 1st, 2017

There are many reasons why Au Pair in America is known for providing trusted, live-in child care since 1986. One very important reason is the exceptional preparation our au pairs receive as part of participating in this unique cultural exchange opportunity. Among many firsts, we were the first organization to include special Red Cross training […]

New Jersey Au Pairs Volunteer at Red Cross Event

January 30th, 2017

Volunteering and community service opportunities are a great way for au pairs to meet people and build meaningful connections over their time in the U.S. Recently, Au Pair in America Community Counselor Denise E. in New Jersey joined a group of au pairs from her cluster to volunteer at Run for the Red 5K Race […]