How long does it take to get a host family?

As in many areas of life, no two experiences are the same when it comes to the search for an au pair or a host family. Sometimes users find their matches very quickly, and sometimes it simply takes a little longer until one is able to select the right candidate. The search process typically takes between 1-3 months.

What is a host family member?

So, what is a host family? A host family is a very special group of people who are able to welcome a young person into their home and allow the student the chance to enrich their lives while also enriching their own lives.

How do I register as an au pair?

Apply to Become an Au Pair

  1. Register and Begin your Application. Register and login to Au Pair Room to start your application!
  2. Complete Your Au Pair Profile. Tell us more about yourself and upload all the necessary information so that host families can begin to interview you!
  3. Match With a Family and Come to the U.S.

How do you become a host family fast?

Our tips at a glance

  1. Upload Au Pair relevant pictures!
  2. Write a “Dear Host Family letter in your profile.
  3. Be active! Contact Host Families (10-20 daily)
  4. Have multiple Video-Interviews.
  5. Make your decision during the 3rd Video-Interview with the Host Family.
  6. Discuss the Au Pair contract together in detail.

Can you be an au pair for 2 months?

Au Pairs from over 50 countries enter the United States on a 12-month visa. Upon successful completion of the first year they have the option to extend their stay for 6, 9 or 12 months. A limited number of these Year2 au pairs elect to extend their program duration with a different family.

Can a single person be a host family?

Single-person host family placements are considered special placements; this means that students have the option to decline them. However, because single-person host families may offer slightly more individual attention to the exchange student, they tend to provide some of the best exchange experiences.

How quickly can I get an au pair?

eight to ten weeks
The time it takes to find you an au pair will be determined by your family’s specific needs and the availability of au pairs with corresponding qualifications. Generally, an au pair can arrive to your home within eight to ten weeks from the time you submit your registration.

What is the average cost of an au pair?

The average cost of Au Pair program for Host Families is as follow: Au Pair cost per week: 80 – 370 USD. Au Pair cost per month: 360 – 1650 USD. Au Pair cost per year: 4320 – 19800 USD.

How much do you get for being a host family?

But generally speaking, host families can expect to make anywhere from $30-$60/day, sometimes more, sometimes less. StudentRoomStay Concierge typically compensates our short-term families in this range. Long-term students stay with you for an entire academic semester or year (usually a year) – about 10 months.