Resources for Current Host Families
- Au pairs can work a maximum of 10 hours a day and 45 hours per week.
- The au pair is entitled to one and a half days off each week, which means that if her hours are spread over 6 days, one of those work days cannot exceed 5 hours of work.
- Au pairs get a full week-end off every month, from Friday night to Monday morning.
- Any hours that an au pair has responsibility for the children, even if she is sleeping, are considered work hours.
Download an easy-to-use form to plan the au pair’s Work Schedule.