option to EXTENd
...for a further 6, 9 or 12 months
Experience another amazing year in the US! Visit places you might not have had the chance to travel to during your first year. Stay with your family or match with a new one and discover a whole new experience.
So many au pairs have such a wonderful experience during their first year that very often they decide to stay on for longer in the US. In order to extend, you must have successfully completed 12 months with your host family and you must meet all the program guidelines, which includes all education components.
You have the option to extend for a further 6, 9 or 12 months. You can stay with your current host family or be considered for a placement with a new family elsewhere if you wish to experience living in a different part of America.
When you extend, you will continue the educational component of the program. Those on the Au Pair or Au Pair Extraordinaire program will receive a study allowance of up to US$250 for a 6-month extension and up to US$500 for a longer extension with their host family. Extend your stay and your American adventure! Those on the eduCare in America program will receive a study allowance of up to US$500 for a 6-month extension and up to US$1000 for a longer extension with their host family.