Benefits & Salary

Working as an au pair is an adventure, you will be living with your Host Family. This combination of work, travel and study is not easy to find. Here is what is included:

  • Flight tickets and travel arrangements to and from your host family are covered, and the programme begins with a four-day training course in Long Island, New York.
  • Your room and meals are provided by your host family, they will also pay you $195.75 per week. Since your living costs are taken care of, this is simply pocket money for you! 
  • As an au pair you will take classes of your choice at a local university or college and your host family will contribute up to US$ 500 during the year towards this.
  • During your year you are entitled to 2 weeks of holiday with pay. Your J-1 visa allows you a 30 day grace period at the end of your year during which you can travel throughout the USA.

You even have the option to extend your stay for a second year and earn another US$ 10,000+. There is really no other way to combine working with children, study and travel - being an Cultural Care Au Pair is the experience of a lifetime.