Become a host family and give an au pair the opportunity to learn the American way of life

What is an au pair?
The au pair program is an exchange opportunity with the goal of increasing mutual understanding between foreign nationals and Americans. An au pair can stay with your family for one year and during this time your au pair will learn a lot of American customs and culture and may begin the exchange with basic language English skills. The best way to have the most valuable cultural experience is to treat your au pair as a member of your family.

Why hosting an au pair?
Hosting an au pair gives your children an opportunity to learn a new language and exposes them first hand to different culture. An au pair is generally more flexible than other childcare services. She can help with childcare, she can teach your children a new language, she can cook, drive your children to the school and other activites and appointments.

Whats important
As a host family you will be required to provide your au pair with a private bedroom in your home.

The benefits hosting an au pair
One of the many benefits of hosting an au pair is that you will set her schedule each week based on your family’s needs. But notice that au pairs are limited to working no more than 45 hours a week or 10 hours a day. Please also note that your au pair receive at least 36 consecutive hours off each week and one full weekend each month. You must also provide your au pair with two weeks paid vacation during their program year.

What are the costs?

Application fee
paid to the agency
Programm fee
due upon you’re au pairs succesfull visa interview
Au Pair weekly stipend
paid directly to your au pair
Education fee
paid directly to the school for your au pair

The program fee includes:

Preescreening: references, criminal background, check, psychometric test, physician’s report, English interview

Visa forms: we issue he forms your au pair needs to attend her visa interview and provide her with detailed instructions.

Airfare: we take care of all the flight booking for your ai pair! Her inbound international flight to your family will be booked after we receive your payment.

Childcare training: prior to her arrival, your au pair will be required to complete a child safety training.

Medical insurance: we piurchase medical insurance for your au pair.

Support: support and assistance to host family and au pair during the au pair time.

Why choose elite swiss as your au pair agency?

  • Quality: professional service to find the right match for your family
  • International: specialized in European au pairs
  • Support: support for you and your au pair during the program time of your au pair

For Families

Are you ready to give your au pair the opportunity to learn about the American culture?

For au Pairs

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You as a family are our focus

We meet each family personally

We go through the requirements profile with you step by step

All candidates will be met by us personally and thoroughly tested

You will receive weekly feedback so that you know exactly what we are doing

Important to know

If you decide to hire a domestic staff / nanny, you as a family are their employer and you have to fulfill your legal obligations. This includes monthly pay slips and registration with social security institutions.

The amount of the salary depends on training, experience, skills, market value, etc. By wish, elite swiss will take in a separate service all administrative tasks for you which includes all-round support.

Every family is individual and something very special & the needs for a nanny / domestic staff are just as different. Be it a nanny or a domestic staff, who you entrust your children or household is the most important aspect.

Until the right person is found, we know exactly what difficulties you go through. Every day we look forward to relieving you as a family and supporting you through this process. Honest, personal & professional.

Elite Swiss – Vermittlung von Hausangestellten/Nannys & medizinisches Fachpersonal

Registration form for families/clients