If you love kids but are not ready to have your own being a nanny or au pair could be the perfect job for you. You can live in a foreign country or within the United States. There are options to live independently or with the family while getting paid to take care of little ones.

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Resources For Finding Nanny Jobs

  • Au Pair World: https://www.aupairworld.com/en/about-us
    • Au pairs and host families make profiles, search for what they are looking for, connect, and then sign the au pair contract. Essentially Au Pair World is an online dating template for au pairs and families. If your profile fits the family’s needs and you like what the family offers, you speak with one another. Furthermore, if you both decide to move forward then you become their au pair. The great thing about this website is that it leaves some of the power in the hands of the au pair.
  • Au Pair International: https://www.aupairint.com/
    • Au Pair International gives applicants the ability to apply for au pair jobs both within the United States and internationally. There is a $50 application fee and you have to know which country you want to au pair in prior to applying. The agency thoroughly vets all families, and ensures the safety and well being of au pairs.
  • Aupair.com: https://www.aupair.com/find_family.php
    • AuPair.com allows you to connect directly with families without using an agency. You can register on the site and connect with families for free.
  • The International Au Pair Association (IAPA): https://www.iapa.org/
    • The International Au Pair Association (IAPA) has more than 170 member organizations active in 45 countries worldwide. IAPA will enable you to apply through various agencies, which will act on your behalf to ensure a good au pair placement. The IAPA is the international ruling body for au pairs and set standards for treatment and practices worldwide.
  • Sitter City: https://www.sittercity.com/nanny-jobs
    • Sitter City pairs families with both nannys and babysitters within the United States.
  • Care.com: https://www.care.com/college-nanny-jobs
    • Provides child care, pet care, senior care, and tutoring opportunities. There are a wide variety of different opportunities listed on the site and you have the ability to click on different jobs of interest and apply. The families provide details on what they are looking for, the hours, details about the children, and the pay rate.
  • Perfect Fit Nanny: http://perfectfitnanny.com/denver/
    • Offering part time and full time nanny jobs in Denver, Dallas and Phoenix.

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