Most Care Professionals are newly degreed professionals who live in the US or come to the U.S. on a J-1 visa, live with a family and work up to 45 hours a week providing child care. They are motivated to apply their skills, education and experience in a family setting in exchange for weekly pay and the opportunity to live with a family for up to two years. A Career Nanny is a private childcare provider who works for a family on a live-in or live-out basis. A Traditional Au Pair is typically a high school graduate with babysitting experience who lives with a family to provide help with the children during a gap year between high school and college.
Yes. Male Care Professionals are an excellent option for some families. Families who match with a male Care Professional often have boys and are looking for a role model or ‘big brother’ to join the family. Families who have children with special needs can also benefit from a male Care Professional who is able to manage the physical requirements of certain care situations.