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Los Angeles’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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

Go Au Pair has a Local Area Representative in Los Angeles 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.

Gina Smurthwaite

About me

My name is Gina Smurthwaite. I have been a contract technical writer since 2002. I am active in my community: I helped to establish the Trails Advisory Committee in Thousand Oaks in 1989, and have adopted The Glider Hill trail system where I work at helping to keep trails open for equestrians, hikers, and mountain bikers. I also have two snuggly cats Tipper and Belle.

My favorite thing about being a LAR

My favorite thing about being a LAR is all the wonder au pairs and host families I have met over the years and still keep in contact with today.

Why I love my job

I’m the friendly local area representative (LAR) for Go Au Pair. I’ve been doing this for eleven years now, and I really like it. I think the au pairs are awesome and the host families are amazing. I always look forward to our monthly activities. I like to see the girls enjoy each other’s company and become friends. It’s wonderful how this program brings people and cultures together

Territory State(s)

California (CA)

Territory Geo Description

My territory covers Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Malibu, Encino, Glendale, Pasadena, Canyon Country, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Santa Barbara

Territory Major Towns

Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Malibu, Encino, Glendale, Pasadena, Canyon Country, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Santa Barbara

Territory Counties

Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara

Taite Pauley

About me

My name is Taite Pauley, and I’m a Local Area Representative with Go Au Pair in Southern California. I have a degree in Modern Languages and a master’s in International Commerce and Policy. I became a Local Area Rep in 2019 to satisfy my lifelong interest for multicultural and international exchange.

My favorite thing about being a LAR

As an LAR, I love working with families and au pairs to make the exchange process smooth and enjoyable. I look forward to meeting all of the families and au pairs in my region and experiencing this remarkable cultural exchange.

Why I love my job

I have a lot of experience in project and event management, and get great satisfaction managing details and running smooth, organized programs.  In my spare time, I like to spend time with my husband and five year-old son. You may find me in a high intensity spin class or taking in nature hiking on the local trails. I’m thankful for my family and flexible full-time job that gives me the freedom to do a fun side hustle with Go Au Pair.

Territory State(s)

California (CA)

Territory Geo Description

I cover South Bay/Los Angeles Area and Orange County. We have awesome things to do around this area and major cities such as Los Angeles, Beach cities as Redondo, Manhattan, Huntington and Newport. We are also not far from Disneyland.

Territory Major Towns

Los Angeles, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach

Territory Counties

South Bay/Los Angeles, Orange

Host Families

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Au Pairs

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Los Angeles 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 California (CA) 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 Los Angeles

Au Pairs will find that Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

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

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