Go Au Pair in Atlantic City2024-05-10T11:39:33+00:00

Go Au Pair in Atlantic City offers a child care experience through cultural exchange

We are using an Au Pair through Go Au Pair and we’ve been very happy. The process to get the nanny here was smooth and so far we haven’t run into any issues. This is a great program and we have referred it to many of our friends with babies.
Radostin Kanev
Radostin Kanev
We have had the pleasure of working with GoAuPair as our au pair agency, and we are satisfied with the placement and the services they have provided. Throughout the process, Gina has been incredibly supportive, taking the time to explain contracts and terms to us. Judith has also been wonderful in following up with us and has been friendly and helpful. We have been hosting au pairs since our twins were born, and we have had the opportunity to welcome four au pairs from Mexico and China, with another one soon to arrive from Peru. In our experience, the price we pay when working with an au pair through GoAuPair (including agency fees and au pair fees) is quite reasonable compared to the hourly rates of local nannies. It's important to note that with this cost-saving, there is a trade-off. We have dedicated time to train our au pairs, help them with driving and familiarize them with the area. In some cases, we have also supported them in improving their English language skills if needed. Additionally, we provide our au pairs with full access to a car and a membership to Lifetime Athletic, an excellent country club. We encourage them to explore the area and make friends. In return, our au pairs have been exceptional with our children and have taught them valuable second languages, such as Chinese and Spanish. Thanks to our au pairs, our kids are now trilingual and have become globally-oriented, embracing new cultures and languages. This experience has also instilled in them a broader understanding of the concept of a global economy and vision. Hosting au pairs has brought many positive aspects to our family life, and we have received excellent services from GoAuPair throughout the process. We highly recommend their services to anyone considering hosting an au pair.
Wenting Gao
Wenting Gao
Great experience with Go Au Pair! Responsive and easy to work with. Helpful in answering questions. Found a great au pair to join our family and would highly recommend!
Kathryn Schaeffer
Kathryn Schaeffer
We had a wonderful experience with this Au pair agency. We enjoyed being involved with the search and selection of the au pair (a unique feature that sets them apart). We are also impressed with the exceptional customer service. Our coordinator has been prompt in answering all of our questions and any concerns. We are grateful for this agency and all the staff working hard behind the scenes to make this program possible, thank you!
Aaron Thomas
Aaron Thomas
We have had two au pairs placed by Go Au Pair. I would recommend them as they have an excellent variety of au pairs to connect with.
Zane Aukee
Zane Aukee
I have worked with several folks at Go Au Pair during my search process. They have all been well informed, respectful, responsive and a pleasure to work with. I would gladly recommend this agency to anyone in search of an Au Pair
Tom Dudzic
Tom Dudzic
I started this process about 2 weeks ago and was able to find a match, but not without endless amount of time invested. For the most part the pricing is stated upfront so you know what you're getting into, however, the fees for the flight/travel are unable to be determined until that is booked. PROS: - The representatives that you work with are very nice and helpful - They create the contract with the cost out after you've extended an offer to an AuPair pretty quickly - There are lots of AuPairs to choose from and a couple new ones might be added each week - There isn't a local representative in my area so my local rep was almost across the country from me so they assigned 2 people to help me out. Having the support was fine. Totally fine but I got confused on who I address for certain things in the beginning. - Final costs are about an extra $500-$1000 than whats stated upfront due to travel costs, etc. - Overall we are very happy so far with the process and the representatives we've been working with are super sweet and kind. They can really help you out and try to be super available for you. We were happy with our reps. CONS: - There are a lot of emails with bits and pieces of information, the next steps are not detailed in the beginning so there is a lot of things not exactly clear, mainly detailed info on the entire process. This was frustrating but if you talk to your rep to clear it up you should be fine - Payment plan details should be shown upfront because a family needs to see if it's realistically affordable or compare their local childcare pricing prior to starting the search and investing so much time into it. However, I guess a family going this route for childcare might not be stressing over little costs here and there? Not sure - Travel fees/cost need to be elaborated/clear a bit more in the beginning of the process
Krystal Ahmad
Krystal Ahmad
There is a good selection of au pairs, and the search function makes it easy to find one that meets your needs. -Zane
We HIGHLY recommend Go Au Pair (GAP). In the world of working parent guilt and a global pandemic, it really does take a village to raise children--but what does one do when one's village alternates quarantining and childcare is chaos. When we heard about the au pair program and began to research it, we knew it was our only hope, though we had many concerns. The first was what agency to choose--a huge agency? A small agency? We wondered what role our agency would play, and agonized over the choice. Ultimately, GAP provided terrific, high-quality, personalized service that clearly comes from their experience in the AP world and not being so enormous that they lose sight of their families and APs. We are a family, not just a number, to GAP. Our AP is such a very special young lady who is authentic, bright, and thoughtful. She is fantastic with children, and an extremely strong driver. With 3 very young boys, having a third adult is such an unbelievable help in our family. Our AP is leaving an unforgettable impression on our children and has made it so easy to be a working parent. We cannot thank GAP enough!
Jamie K
Jamie K
We first found Go Au Pair in January 2022 when we were looking for a childcare provider for our toddler. Their website is setup well and searching for candidates is simple. While filling out the host profile takes a bit of time it's worth it as both you and the au pairs are able to share a lot of information. We found an Au Pair in rematch and our local coordinator in town and placement manager were supportive. They were easy to get a hold of and always got back to us in a timely manner. While our match with our Au Pair did not last the staff at Go Au Pair has made moving on painless and helped provide our Au Pair with a new opportunity in a different state. They were impartial and patient while addressing our concerns.
Kevin Dahm
Kevin Dahm

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 Atlantic City 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 Atlantic City area choose an Au Pair that fits their specific family needs.

Local Area Representative in Atlantic City

Go Au Pair has a Local Area Representative in Atlantic City and surrounding areas to help our families during their experience. Our agency’s local representative will assist your family and Au Pair with any questions related to your live in child care needs.

Iya Brown

“Patti works really hard and is good about organizing Au Pair activities.”

Host Family, Towaco, NJ

“She is a very sweet and nice person and also helps me so much with everything. She is always available to me.”

Au Pair, Mahwah, NJ

“Patti has always been very helpful and reachable.”

Host Family, Nanuet, NY

“My LAR is Patti McHugh and she’s an excellent representative in terms of helping us to find new schools and new activities to do. She’s always supportive of us and always check in to see how things are with us and our host families.”

Au Pair, Jersey City, NJ

The areas I serve in Atlantic City

As a LAR for GAP, I oversee the greater Atlantic City area including Pleasantville and Ocean City.

My name is Iya Brown, I am a wife and mother of two children ages 4 and 11. I reside within Matawan, NJ, 35 minutes between my cluster. My background is within education with a passion for youth and first-generation students. As a first-generation student myself, I know how important the cultural experience is. I am a firm believer that you can become a positive product of your negative environment; I am living proof. My only goal is to continue to give back to my community by sharing fundamental knowledge that will strengthen the youth that will one day take care of us in the future. Where there is will there is always a way.
Currently I serve 6 families within my cluster. Majority of my families have two children paired with one AP. My AP’s are from Mexico, Ecuador and Peru. Currently all my AP’s are female, we meet every other month for cultural events. They enjoy working out, drawing, painting, and fashion. The common goal they all share is to drive. Some have a HF with a second vehicle for them to drive, while others do not and depend on uber.

Au Pair Cultural Activities

I try my best to host cost effective cultural events fairly close to my AP’s so they do not have to travel far. This Summer we went to Open Mic in Princeton. We had a great time eating ice cream and getting to know each other. 

On October 7th we were scheduled for pumpkin picking my AP’s were so excited as they have never been. Unfortunately, the weather did not permit, we met at Panra Bread instead and brainstormed for upcoming inside cultural events. This way the weather will no longer be an issue.  

Additional Resources for Families and Au Pairs in Atlantic City

driver's license info for au pairsAu Pairs need to bring the International License when they come. After getting the I94, Social Security and bank account open they can apply for a license in person at: https://www.state.nj.us/mvc/ They will take the written test only most likely.

public transportation info for au pairsIn Atlantic County you need a car to get out locally. There are shuttle buses around the casino area and boardwalk  . There are many bus and trains to NYC. See https://www.njtransit.com/

  • Most of my Au Pairs will do an English as a Second Language class at Ciarco. Other Au Pair’s may audit a regular class at Ramapo College and some may take a regular class at Bergen Community college. There are weekend away classes as well Ciarco ESL classes occur M-Thu either 9-12pm daily or 6-9 pm https://bergen.edu/ce/courses-programs/esl-english-as-a-second-language/
  • Ramapo College: https://www.ramapo.edu/undergraduate/non-degree-visiting-students/au-pair/
  • The weekend classes are a few places but here is one: Au Pair Weekend https://www.aupairclasses.org/online-courses
IRS tax info for au pairsAu 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.

social security card info for au pairsAn Au Pair will need to get a Social Security # before getting a bank account and driver’s license. Go Au Pair will provide a welcome packet with social security information, on the Au Pairs arrival. We advise Au Pairs to wait 10 days after arrival to get their social security number. You can make an appointment at a social security office, closest to your home.

Child Friendly Activities for Au Pairs and Host Families

Au Pairs will find that Atlantic City offers a wide variety of exciting things to do and places to visit. There is the historic Atlantic City Boardwalk with many fun family friendly activities and much more. Families can help Au Pairs find activities they are most interested in.

The Absecon Lighthouse is located at the north end of Atlantic City overlooking the Absecon Inlet.  It is the tallest lighthouse in the state of New Jersey and the third tallest masonry lighthouse in the U.S.

Central Pier Arcade is a year round arcade and includes a go kart speedway.  You can play classic arcade game and new games.  Located on the historic Atlantic City Boardwalk.

The Atlantic City  Aquarium features many underwater exhibits plus exotic animals.  This aquarium offers several touch tanks where you can actually touch sea creatures.

There are several beaches nearby filled with fun, music, food, and the boardwalk.  Beaches like Brigantine Beach, Atlantic City Beach, Margate Beach, and Longport Dog Beach.

Atlantic City Beaches and Boardwalk

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