What you get as an Au Pair in America

with Nannies Abroad

As a nanny or Mothers Help in America you will receive:

  • Discounted return flights to the USA

  • minimum weekly stipend of US$195.75, or $250US per week*

    *depending on the programme and your experience/qualifications. The minimum weekly stipend is calculated by the U.S. Department of State after accounting for costs associated with weekly room and board. Host families and au pairs are free to agree to compensation higher than the legally applicable minimum.

  • A sponsored US Government approved J-1 Cultural Exchange Visa

  • 3 day orientation near New York

    3 Day Orientation near New York: As an Au Pair in America Au Pair you will experience a 3-day Welcome & Training Session in New York. You will get a chance to connect with other Au Pairs, explore the city and prepare for your exciting year ahead in the USA!

  • Accommodation, meals, and a private room

    for your whole stay (12-24 months)

  • Local counsellor support & regular contact with other nannies

  • $500US Study allowance which you can use to study just about anything!

  • Carefully screened Host Family

  • 2 weeks paid vacation

  • Comprehensive Medical and Personal Liability Insurance

    As part of the J1 Au Pair in America Visa you will also have medical insurance for your entire stay plus your travel month.

  • an optional 13th month to travel on your visa after your year in USA

  • An optional free flight to London from NY after your year in USA

    or a return flight home again

  • The opportunity to have the best year of your life

  • Optional extension of 6, 9 or 12 months

  • Entry into our NZ Private Facebook Group

    so you can stay in touch with other Kiwis and contact Kiwis already in USA

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Your Host family will become your 2nd family.

The program fee covers the following;

  • Recruitment, screening, interviewing and selection of the host family

  • Administrative and support services of the Au Pair in America team and their representatives

  • Support service of the Community Counsellor and 24/7 support

    from our US/UK and subsidiary offices

  • Visa processing support and documentation

    plus travel and visa consult services pre departure and during program time in the US (administration only visa costs are payable directly to the embassy)

  • Unlimited access to online resources

    pre and post departure; training webinars in the US; access to Global Awareness program

  • A portion of flight costs from selected gateways

Many of our nannies end up becoming life long friends with the parents and the children..

We recruit all year – departures for USA are every two weeks so you can choose your departure month and your family!