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"It is being one of the best experiences of my life"

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Current Employee - Au Pair in Portland, OR
Current Employee - Au Pair in Portland, OR
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Neutral Outlook

I have been working at Au Pair in America full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Get to work in the US.
Get to meet lots of new people.
Get to take care of beautiful and nice children that will love you as a family member.
Get to know American culture.

Cons

Sometimes you miss your family and friends back in home, but other than that, I don't see any more cons.

Other Employee Reviews for Au Pair in America

  1. Helpful (2)

    "The experience overall teaches you how to learn living far from home and to be responsible for another human life"

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    Former Employee - Au Pair in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Au Pair in New York, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Au Pair in America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - This experience opened my mind to other cultures, not just the american
    - Teached me how to live with a different family with different rules and different habits.
    - Increased my sense of responsibility since another human being was dependant on my work.
    - Offered me the opportunity to assist to schools that normally would have being very costly to attend
    - Gave me the chance to travel to many places and cities
    - I have met very interesting people, made friends and learn from others situations

    Cons

    - It is very easy to get misunderstandings with your host family when you don´t have a good communication.
    - It is practically a matter of "good luck" whether you get a nice family since you never know how things can turn out after a while with the family you chose to live with

    Advice to Management

    a way to avoid misunderstandings between the au pair and the family is to have a closer relation between the person responsible of the area with the au pairs to serve as conciliator between this two parties before misunderstandings arise.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Terrible experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Au Pair in America full-time

    Pros

    If you have a super super lucky to find a great family, will be nice

    Cons

    Au pair in america doesnt give any support when a rematch happens. If the family doesn want you anymore even in their home, you will stay with no place to live until you find a new family. Not all the counseors offer their homes to you to stay. The company will ALWAYS protect the family, as their pay more than the aupair to the companie. If you dont fit for the family or have all the habilities that they want, you will be rematch even if the family is the one that is guilty, that didnt explain clear to you, or if they didnt offer everything that they need to offer to you..

    Advice to Management

    Dont sell the program as a cultural program to the aupairs, but only as a WORK program because its not like he family see us. They see us and also YOU as a cheap labor.

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