Boston’s Premier Provider of Au Pair Child Care

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

Au Pair child care offers a valuable cultural exchange experience, while providing reliable, live-in child care which meets the specific needs of your family. Get More Details

Local Area Representative in Boston

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

My favorite thing about being a LAR

One of my favorite things about my job is planning monthly activities for the Au Pairs. Our past activities have included kayaking the Charles River, exploring Boston, walking the Freedom Trail, movies at the Hatch Shell, and cheering on the Red Sox at Fenway. This gives me a chance to get to know the Au Pairs personally. It also gives them an outing each month to socialize with each other as well. Twice a year we have activities for host families and au pairs to enjoy each other’s company. Our cluster is big enough that we have Au Pairs and families from all over the world! It is fun to see everyone interact and enjoy themselves at our events

Why I love my job

As a Boston LAR, I enjoy supporting families and seeing them connect on a personal level with their Au Pairs. I truly believe in the Au Pair program and the benefits from having someone care for your child in your own home. During the placement, I provide local support to the Au Pairs and the host family. Each month, I check in with the Au Pairs and the host families to make sure that things are going smoothly and schedules are working out for both parties. Throughout the placement, it is a pleasure to see how relationships are kindled and bonds are made between Au Pairs and host families.

About me

My name is Laura Haber and I absolutely love the city of Boston and all the amenities it brings. As South Boston’s LAR, I enjoy meeting and working with people from all over the world and introducing them to this beautiful city. I love to travel and have spent time exploring Europe and volunteering as a Social Worker in South Africa. Currently, I’m a work-at-home mom, but before staying home with my two children I earned my Masters in Social Work and became a Child and Family Therapist. My family and I moved to Boston in 214 and have thoroughly enjoyed exploring this historic city. I love backpacking the White Mountains, watching concerts in the park, walking along the Charles, and eating cannoli’s at Mike’s Pastry.

Territory State(s)

Massachusetts (MA)

Territory Geo Description

I cover the South Boston area.

Territory Major Towns

Brookline, Chestnut Hill, Newton, Needham, Wellesley, Natick, Westwood, Quincy, Hingham

Territory Counties

Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Bristol

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Boston Resources for Au Pairs & Host Families

Driver’s License

driver's license info for au pairs
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 Massachusetts (MA) DMV office.

Social Security Card

social security card info for au pairs
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.

Public Transportation

public transportation info for au pairs
Au Pairs can learn about inexpensive solutions to travel around town. Taxis and shuttles are also available.

IRS Guidelines

IRS tax info for au pairs
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.

Child Friendly Activities for Au Pairs and Host Families in Boston

Au Pairs will find that Boston 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.

Colleges and Universities for Au Pairs to Attend in Boston

Au Pairs need to complete their education requirement as part of their exchange program in the United States. Here are some places in Boston they may be able to enroll.