Posts Tagged ‘cultural exchange’

#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, […]

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 […]

9 Reasons to Choose Au Pair in America

April 25th, 2017

As America’s first au pair program, you’ll find we have set the standard for screening, selection, support and success. If you are considering au pair child care for your family, here are nine reasons you’ll want to choose Au Pair in America. 1. You appreciate outstanding service. Our comprehensive service includes a personalized support team […]

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 […]

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 […]