InterExchange is a private non-profit organization based in New
York city, and has been dedicated to promoting international
understanding through cross cultural educational opportunities
since 1970. Thousands of young people have benefited from 'Au
Pair' USA programs in more than 35 countries worldwide.
Au Pair Meaning & Opportunity
Young people are given an opportunity to participate in
"Au Pair USA" Cultural & Educational
Exchange programs for 1 year. 'Au Pair' means 'on par' or equal.
Under this program an 'Au Pair' resides with a carefully
screened American family to assist with childcare while
participating in educational opportunities. 'Au Pair' interacts
with the family as an extended, member of the family itself.
What the Program Provides.
Opportunity to live in America, & know its culture.
Placement with carefully screened host family.
Opportunity to improve educational qualification in USA.
A private room & all meals in the host family's house.
Free medical insurance cover upto US$ 75,000.
Weekly payment of app. $160 as payment for 45 hours of
childcare services to the host family.
$500 tuition fee allowances for educational expenses.
On arrival training & orientation sessions in New York.
An optional 13th month's stay at the end of the program
year to travel in the US.
Two weeks paid vacation in the US & at least one complete
weekend off (From Friday evening - Monday morning), each
An exchange visitor J-1 visa, the only legal means for
non-American citizens to participate in 'Au Pair USA Program'.
Who is a Typical Au Pair
A typical 'Au Pair' applicant is in the age group 18-26,
should have interest in traveling to US to gain first hand
knowledge to other cultures. They may not be professionals in
child care. They may have gained childcare experience through
baby-sitting for children of neighbors, friends or relatives.
Many applicants are students who have either finished their
secondary school and wish to go abroad for 1 year before
completing their education, while some intend to have an
experience of international environment, so that it is
beneficial for them in their own careers.
Who can Apply for 'Au Pair' program.
Age 18 - 26 years of age. (Preferably females)
Person enjoying caring for children and has childcare
Ability to speak & understand in English.
A minimum secondary school (12th grade) pass.
In good health, and is a non smoker.
A licensed driver of a 4 wheeler with minimum 50 hours of
Prepared to commit 12 months away from home.
A good character with no history of misconduct.
To know more about these programs and for any further
enquiries you are welcome to contact us.
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