WHAT DOES AN AU PAIR DO?
Au Pair Responsibilities
Welcoming an au pair to your family means you are receiving a cultural exchange experience like no other while getting assistance with child care in a way that enables you and your children to live a more relaxed life. No rushing off to daycare when the caretaker is just down the hallway.
That said, understanding the responsibilities of having an au pair may seem a little vague. We try to clearly answer the question: “What does an au pair do?”
An au pair’s job description is multi-faceted and will vary somewhat depending on a family’s needs. Here are some typical au pair responsibilities included in an au pair’s job description:
- Waking The Children
- Dressing Infants And Toddlers
- Bathing And Playing With The Children
- Preparing Meals For The Children
- Looking After The Children’s Belongings
- Making The Children’s Beds And Straightening Their Rooms
- Doing The Children’s Laundry
- Cleaning Up The Kitchen After The Children Eat
- Straightening Up The Playroom Once Playtime Is Over
- Driving Children To And From School, Appointments Or Outings As Requested By The Host Family
- Stay At Home With The Children When The Children Are Sick Or On Holidays (For Au Pairs On The Standard Or Extraordinaire Programs)