Category Archives: Au Pair Program

Understanding J-1 visa denials

I founf this on Go Au Pair website, and since I have been recieving so many questions about especific au pairs’ nationalites, maybe this can help the families to understand a little more. The U.S. Department of State recently waived … Continue reading

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An Au Pair and the educational requirements.

Here is the information regarding education for Au Pairs from Go Au Pair. Every Au Pair must register and attend classes offered by an accredited U.S. post secondary institution for not less than six semester hours of academic credit or it’s … Continue reading

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Why Go Au Pair???

Go Au Pair  is one of the original six Au Pair agencies designated by the U.S. Department of State. Created in 1989, Go Au Pair has more than 20 years of experience helping families find quality and affordable child care. … Continue reading

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$500 for Education – does this include transportation?

As marked in section 2.11 of the Host Family Placement Services Agreement by GoAupair the short answer is no. The transportation is in addition to the $500 contribution for education. The agreement reads as follows: “We agree to provide adequate … Continue reading

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The Au Pair Program: Program History

The concept of the Au Pair originated in Europe after World War II. Before the war, an abundant supply of domestic servants had been available to look after the children of middle and upper class families, but changes in social … Continue reading

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