Who pays for food while the au pair is on vacation?

Friday, 8 July 2016

An au pair is entitled to two weeks of vacation during her first program year. Most au pairs take advantage of their off time by traveling and discovering new places — but some program participants decide to stay at or close to home. Let’s assume the au pair is out […]


Does a weekend class count as the au pair’s monthly off weekend?

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Question: If an au pair chooses to complete the education requirement by attending a weekend course, does that weekend count as her/his weekend off? Or will the host family need to give the au pair another weekend off that month? Answer: The regulations and au pair contracts don’t spell out […]