Posts Tagged ‘community counselor’

#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 […]

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 […]

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Traditions

December 14th, 2016

American families and their au pairs have such wonderful opportunities throughout the year to learn about each other’s culture. Holidays are an especially good time to share family and cultural traditions with friends and other members of our personal networks. In this spirit of cultural exchange, Natasha, a Community Counselor in Maryland, hosted a holiday […]

New Jersey Au Pairs Give Thanks

November 23rd, 2016

Thanksgiving in the United States is a time to reflect on the things we are most grateful for in life. At a recent Au Pair in America cluster meeting in New Jersey, Community Counselors Anne and Lois asked our au pairs to share the things that they are thankful for this year. Here are some […]

With So Much to be Thankful For…

November 22nd, 2016

At this time of Thanksgiving, we look back on our anniversary year full of stories and accomplishments that make us so proud to support international education and cultural exchange. We are thankful for all of our au pairs that travel to this country to join American families, to provide culturally enriching child care and to […]

Even in Texas, It’s a Small World!

October 12th, 2016

Jennifer Stein, a Community Counselor in Houston, Texas, shared an incredible story from her cluster meeting in September. She and several au pairs were all dressed in their Au Pair in America t-shirts and hats, ready to participate in an Adopt-A-Beach cleanup in Galveston, but due to rain, they shifted their plans. Jennifer made a […]

Au Pair in America Community Counselors: Support with Consistent Care

October 4th, 2016

In June 1995, Jenny came from Sweden to be an au pair for a family in a western suburb of Chicago. In an interesting turn of events, she now lives in the same area and is a host mom to another Swedish au pair. Remarkably, the Community Counselor that is now helping Jenny as a […]

#FlashbackFriday: Au Pairs in New Jersey Enjoy Princeton Festival

September 30th, 2016

Three Au Pair in America cluster groups met together at Princeton University’s Communiversity ArtsFest. This is central New Jersey’s largest annual cultural event. This year it featured the artwork, crafts, merchandise and food of hundreds of local purveyors and six stages of live entertainment for tens of thousands of attendees. Community Counselors Katja L., Claudine […]

The Connections We Make

September 6th, 2016

Au pairs and host families gain lifelong connections—which is very useful in this day and age—for personal and professional opportunities now and into the future. Over the past 30 years, we have seen au pair exchange transform so many lives for the better, and it all starts with people making connections with one another. At […]

30 Hours of Community Service to Celebrate 30 Years of Au Pair in America

August 4th, 2016

Two of our Community Counselors (CCs), Christine Connally and Lisa Maxwell, along with their au pairs in the Washington D.C. metro area, have taken a special pledge to celebrate a special anniversary. In honor of Au Pair in America’s milestone 30th anniversary, Christine and Lisa decided to celebrate thirty years of cultural exchange by pledging […]