Detroit’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 Detroit 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 Detroit 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 Detroit

Go Au Pair has a Local Area Representative in Detroit 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

We love to Travel, especially road trips
We have taken our 3 daughters to all 5 States and 7 Canadian Provinces
We have visited 18 countries in Europe, North America and the Caribbean
Through the Au Pair program we now have countless friends across the globe and even more reasons to travel!

Why I love my job

Local Area Representatives with Go Au Pair for over 1 years
Hosted 8 Au Pairs prior to becoming LARs
– 2 from Germany, France, South Africa, Estonia, Peru, Ecuador and Brazil
Have worked with dozens of families all over Southeast Michigan
Have mentored hundreds of au pairs from all over the world

About me

Married for 28 years
Highschool Sweethearts
Three Beautiful Daughters
Australian Shepherd Dog
Central Michigan University Graduate
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Quality Manager at a Plastics Company for 24 years
Wayne State University Graduate
Masters Degree in Elementary Education
2nd Grade Teacher for 25 years
Lake Orion Residents for 18 years

Territory State(s)

Michigan (MI)

Territory Geo Description

We cover all of Metro Detroit and most of Southeast Michigan.

Territory Major Towns

Detroit, Sterling Heights, Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Plymouth-Canton, Troy, Farmington Hills, Shelby, Rochester Hills, West Bloomfield, Novi, Bloomfield, Grand Blanc, Clarkston, Northville, Birmingham

Territory Counties

Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Washtenaw, Livingston, Shiawassee, Lapeer, St. Clair, Saginaw, Tuscola, Sanilac and Monroe

Host Families

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Au Pairs

Do you love taking care of children, want to improve your English and live with a family in the U.S. for a year?
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Detroit 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 Michigan (MI) 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 Detroit

Au Pairs will find that Detroit 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 Detroit

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