Program Cost

  • $595
    (No fee to apply. Only $95 once accepted, refundable if you don't match with a host family. Balance due upon matching.)

Other costs to consider

  • Airfare
  • Travel medical insurance


  • Stipend of NZD $840-1560/month
    • Childcare hours per week: 30-45
  • Completion bonus (number of weeks of your program multiplied by NZD $10)
  • Two days off per week
  • Four weeks paid vacation + 11 days paid leave for public holidays (for 12-month placements)
  • 5 days paid sick leave once 6 months are completed (for 12-month placements)
  • Private room and all meals
  • Support from professional au pair agency
  • International work and living experience
  • Social outings for au pairs and play groups for the kids!
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