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What is an Au Pair?

Au Pairs are pre-screened international young adults with child care experience who provide full time, live-in child care and introduces a memorable cultural experience at an affordable cost.  With Au Pair child care, families in San Francisco can enjoy all the benefits of in home child care. Au Pairs can be responsible for general supervision of the children, driving, laundry, homework help, preparing meals, and providing morning and bedtime help. As an Au Pair agency, Go Au Pair is dedicated to helping families in the bay area choose an Au Pair that fits their specific family needs.

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Local Area Representative in San Francisco

Go Au Pair has a Local Area Representative in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and surrounding areas to help our families during their experience. Our local representative will help ensure families and Au Pairs have a successful and enjoyable year during the Au Pair program. You will find that your Local Area Representative will be an advocate in assisting you along the way. It is Go Au Pair's way of providing personal and local support to both Host Families and Au Pairs.

North Bay: Pamela Edwards
The SF/North Bay cluster is growing! I am lucky to have such great Au Pairs and host family's and enjoy meeting and getting to know everyone.
East Bay: Deniese G.
My territory covers all of the East Bay here in Northern California. It stretches from the Oakland area, down to Hayward.


San Francisco Resources for Au Pairs & Host Families

Drivers License

Social Security Number

Public Transportation

IRS Guidelines

Drivers License for Au Pairs in San Francisco San Francisco Au Pair Social Security Card San Francisco Public Transportation Tax Information for Au Pairs in San Francisco
California DMV Office Locations Public Transportaton IRS Resources
Driving can be part of your Au Pair’s responsibilities. If this is the case, the Au Pair will need to get a driver's license from the nearest California Department of Motor Vehicle office. Obtaining a social security number is important to both the Au Pair and the Host Family for tax payments, tax credits, and opening bank accounts.

Au Pairs can learn about inexpensive solutions to travel around town. Taxis and shuttles are also available.

Au Pairs and Host Families can learn about tax withholdings and filing specific for the Au Pair program. Always consult a tax advisor to learn how taxes apply to you.

Child Friendly Activities for Au Pairs and Host Families in San Francisco

Au Pairs will find that San Francisco offers a wide variety of exciting things to do and places to visit. There are many historical museums, art displays, scenic touring, and physical activities. Families can help Au Pairs find activities they are most interested in.

Au Pair Education in San Francisco

During program participation, Au Pairs are required to complete academic credits equivalent to 12 semester hours for EduCare participants and 6 semester hours for all other participants. Here is a list of some of the accredited U.S. post secondary institutions in the bay area.

University of San Francisco University of California - San Francisco Art Institute of California - San Francisco
St. Giles international College South San Francisco Adult Education Saybrook Graduate School
San Francisco State University New College of San Francisco Intercultural Institute of California
Heald College Golden Gate University Converse International School of Languages
City College of San Francisco Brandon College Alliant International University
Academy of Art University Skyline College City College in San Francisco
Sonoma State University College of Marin