Go Au Pair in New Jersey

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Go Au Pair in New Jersey2019-09-10T13:15:38+00:00

New Jersey’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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Go Au Pair has a Local Area Representative in New Jersey 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.

Renee Giliberti

About me

Hello. I hold a B.A. in French from Montclair State University. I have worked in program management in non-profits for several years, including Big Brothers Big Sisters. I lived overseas after college, teaching English in France, and also studied abroad in Cyprus.

My favorite thing about being a LAR

I like to see the au pairs thrive in their position: enjoying their time with the children, bonding with the family, and experiencing life in the U.S..

Why I love my job

I enjoy helping others, offering support, and ensuring families and au pairs get the most out of their experience.

Territory State(s)

New Jersey (NJ)

Territory Geo Description

I cover Princeton, NJ and surrounding areas

Territory Major Towns

Princeton, Monroe, South Brunswick, Kendall Park, Monmouth Junction, East Windsor, West Windsor, Princeton Junction, Rocky Hill, Plainsboro, Princeton Junction, Flemington, Hillsborough

Territory Counties

Mercer County, Middlesex County, Hunterdon County

“[Our] new LAR has been recently assigned and seems to be very good based on initial communication over the past 2 weeks.”

Host Family, Princeton, NJ

Patti McHugh

About me

My name is Patti McHugh. I live in Glen Rock, NJ. I have been married to Jay for 30+ years and have two sons in their 20’s. I have been a Local Area Representative for Go Au Pair for 20+ years along with other jobs! I’ve had my own Family Daycare in my home for 17 years, Direct Marketing for 5 years and Accounting for 10 years and graduated from Rider University in NJ. I have visited England, Scotland, France, Austria, Italy, Portugal in the past few years and hope to increase that list over time! I have visited many of our larger National Parks in the USA and love encouraging the Au Pairs to do while here. My interests/passions are tennis, movies, music & theater.

My favorite thing about being a LAR

My favorite thing about being a Local Area Representative is to meet Au pairs from around the world and learn about their various cultures. Also, discovering what they like and don’t like about our culture and then introducing them to an activity that they may have not done before and enjoy doing, like snow tubing or corn maze.
I also enjoy introducing the program to new families. I find many families think having Au Pair is a “rich” person’s version of childcare, when in fact in is more cost effective for the average family. That is why I had Au Pair when my children were young.

Why I love my job

I have been a Local Area Representative for 20+ years. My area is North East New Jersey which covers Bergen Country, Passaic County, Hudson County and small parts of Essex/Morris county.

I had an Au Pair from the Czech Republic when my kids were little and really enjoyed our year together. She is now married with children too.
I enjoy being a local area representative and showing the Au Pairs fun activities in the NY metropolitan area as well as being a support person to the Au Pairs & host families.
Since I did childcare for 17 years, I have been very helpful to the Au Pairs over the years on childcare issues. I have seen so many great matches over the years! (too many too count). I have met Au Pairs from Europe, Russia, China, Jamaica, South Africa, Botswana, Canada, South America, Central America, Australia & New Zealand. Right now my cluster is a mix of various countries.

Territory State(s)

New Jersey (NJ)

Territory Geo Description

I cover North Eastern NJ in Bergen, Passaic & Hudson Counties .

Territory Major Towns

Paramus, Wayne, Jersey City, Hoboken and their surrounding towns.

Territory Counties

Bergen, Passaic, & Hudson Counties

“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

Gloria Grabois

About me

I was born in Chile and I am also a citizen of the United States and Croatia. My family background is Croatian, French and Spanish. I came to the US as a young student and then moved here permanently as a young woman. From a very young age, I have had the opportunity to travel widely (Europe, Asia, Africa, North, Central and South America). Having been exposed to so many cultures, I feel that this has given me a greater understanding of different people and their backgrounds. I speak English, Spanish, some French, Portuguese and Italian, and I have a “very very” basic understanding of German. I attended university in Chile and in the United States. I do as much volunteer work as I can, focusing on education and literature. I reside in South Orange, NJ with my husband, son and our two dogs.

My favorite thing about being a LAR

The most important thing I offer families and au pairs is the sense that I am there for both of them, and that when a problem comes up I will be unbiased and neutral during the mediation. Go Au Pair and I want the best solution for both parties and for both parties to have a great experience. As we live in the age of globalization and multiculturalism I firmly believe that GO AU PAIR is an excellent vehicle for young men and women from different countries to come to the U.S. to learn and experience firsthand the “American way of life!” Host families enjoy learning about other cultures when they welcome an au pair into their homes.

Why I love my job

I have been with GO AU PAIR since December 1991 and over the years I have serviced over 500 families. I hosted a number of au pairs in my home and what attracted me to the programme was the possibility of hosting a young person from a different country to provide childcare for my then young son and for the au pair to experience the US. I truly love my job with Go Au Pair. The staff in our main office is most professional and they provide wonderful support to families and au pairs. I also love working with my local families and au pairs and providing the support, when needed, for a happy experience. My territory is in suburban Central NJ (Essex, Union, Morris, Somerset, Sussex Counties). Most families are within 30-60 minutes from New York City by train. It is a wonderful location that has much to offer and to discover.

Territory State(s)

New Jersey (NJ)

Territory Geo Description

I cover anything in the following loop: South West of I280, South of I80 and West of I95, North of I287.

Territory Major Towns

South Orange

Territory Counties

Essex County

Your Dedicated National Support

Our headquarters staff includes your Placement Coordinator, who will assist you from before your placement starts until the day it ends.

Crystal
CrystalLead Placement Coordinator

Host Families

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Au Pairs

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New Jersey 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 New Jersey (NJ) 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 New Jersey

Au Pairs will find that New Jersey 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 New Jersey

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

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