Who is qualified to become a host family or an au pair?
Who are our families?
While there is no typical host family, there are some common traits that make families a good fit for our program. The most successful host families are open-minded and open-hearted. They are interested in sharing American culture with their au pair and interested in learning more about about the rest of the world through their au pairs.
What are host families required to do?
Where do we work?
Host families must live within one hour's drive of an InterExchange Au Pair USA Local Coordinator.
Who are our au pairs?
Our au pairs are a diverse group, in terms of language, culture, and experience. However, all of our au pairs must:
Can InterExchange accommodate families with special needs?
Yes. If your family has special needs, we will work very closely with you to evaluate your specific situation. Because we want to match you with an au pair who can meet all of your needs and expectations, the matching process may take slightly longer.
If I am a single parent, do I qualify to be a host family?
Yes, as long as you meet all of the host family requirements.