Posts Tagged ‘Au Pairs’

#ThrowbackThursday: Au Pairs Enjoy Spring in New York City

May 25th, 2017

Here are some fun photos Kaylan, a Community Counselor from Hudson, New Jersey, shared with us at about this time last year. She organized an event for a group of au pairs to visit Central Park Zoo on a lovely spring day. The au pairs ate gyros for lunch in Central Park and had a […]

Au Pairs and Host Families Make a Difference Together

May 16th, 2017

  Our Community Counselors do such a great job planning activities and events for au pairs and families to meet up and get involved in their local communities. The following details are courtesy of Roberta Dittoe about a volunteer service event in Cincinnati, Ohio: Au pairs, host families and Community Counselors joined forces for a […]

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 in America Unveils Advanced Orientation Model

March 27th, 2017

As the leader in au pair exchange, Au Pair in America continues to set the bar for service and support for all program participants. Our latest innovation is an advanced orientation model for au pairs arriving in the United States. After carefully examining the requirements of the au pair exchange program and the evolving needs […]

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 […]

Spotlight on Community Service: Au Pair Abigail Wilks

February 6th, 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 Abigail Wilks. Abigail is an au pair from the United Kingdom living with her host family in New York and a State Winner for the 2016 Au Pair Community Service […]

Au Pairs Share Resolutions for the New Year

December 29th, 2016

So many au pairs took the time to share their New Year’s resolutions with us. Common themes included plans to travel, treasure every moment with their host families, make memories to share when they return home and making new friends. Volunteer work and self-improvement was also common, with resolutions to help others, learn a new […]

Au Pairs Gather in Long Island for Education and Celebration

December 22nd, 2016

Season’s greetings from Long Island! Our Community Counselor Kristi H. recently hosted her second annual holiday party for au pairs in her area. Seventeen au pairs joined the celebration, braving light snow and low temperatures to attend. The au pairs enjoyed dinner and dishes from around the world, making new friends and trying new things. […]

Au Pair Holiday Memories: A First Christmas in the U.S.

December 22nd, 2016

Jelva, an au pair from Germany, shares this recollection of her first Christmas season in the United States. She lived with a host family in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, and was especially excited for holiday decorations. She shares some of her amusing memories of decorating with her host family in the story below. I […]

Winter Festivities Bring Community Together

December 21st, 2016

Cindy, one of our Long Island Community Counselors, and her cluster group of au pairs recently decorated a tree for the annual Promenade of Trees in Stony Brook Village, New York. Along with their host families, these au pairs had a great time at this winter festival full of holiday spirit, caroling and camaraderie in […]