The ideal au pair candidate is flexible, energetic, and prepared to actively participate in the host family’s life. You’ll get time off each week, and will have the opportunity to take French classes.

Program requirements

Birthday Cake

Age 18 - 30


U.S. citizenship


A valid driver's license

High School Graduate

High school diploma

Child Care Experience

200+ hours experience

Love for children

A love for children

Your responsibilities can include

Au pair playing games

Engaging children with activities

Au pair taking children to school

Taking them to and from school

Laundry basket

Light housework; tidying and cleaning

Au pair preparing meals

Preparing meals for the children

Au pair studying with children

Tutoring, studying, and homework help

Au pair talking to child

Other child-related tasks as needed

If you’re interested in French culture and are good with kids, and like the idea of living with a host family, then Au Pair France is the program for you!

U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
Exclusive partner of the Erasmus Student Network for J-1 Visa sponsorship of internships in the U.S.
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Generation Study Abroad
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation