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Are you a fun and outgoing person with a flair for organization and marketing? Then the position of Area Director with Au Pair International might be a right fit for you. As a local Area Director, you will help families and au pairs connect and bring quality childcare and enriching cultural experiences to your community. The role is much like that of an entrepreneur with the flexibility to work out of your own home while building a local market. As an Area Director you will gain experience in:



Our area directors supervise their local clusters and report back to API Headquarters in Boulder, CO. This includes organizing monthly cluster meetings and yearly host family gatherings, maintaining monthly logs and supporting the host families and au pairs with any questions or problems that they have.



Area Directors conduct interviews and screen potential host families. This is to ensure that we recruit quality families with reasonable program expectations. The Area Directors also ensure that the host family is able to provide adequate accommodations for an au pair.



Area Directors support and strengthen the matches between Au Pairs and Host Families in their local area. They are a liaison between each party and are API’s local representation. Host families and au pairs will come to them with questions and concerns. They provide the year-round, local support that makes the au pair program successful.



The Area Directors are responsible for conducting orientations with both the host families and au pairs and ensuring that the US Department of State regulations are being met. In addition, our Area Directors receive training and support from our Regional Directors.


Marketing/Public Relations

Our Area Directors are the local face of Au Pair International. They are responsible for the grass-roots marketing that help grow individual areas and recruit new host families. Each Area Director gains experience in marketing and public relations as they spread the word and organize events in their community.


Our Area Directors are very important to the success of our local clusters. We offer compensation based on the number of families in the cluster plus bonuses. Please feel free to browse our site in order to educate yourself on the background and benefits of the Au Pair Program. A good place to start is: Au Pair Program 101.


Application Process

If you believe this position is an opportunity you would like to pursue please follow these instructions for submitting an application:

  1. Download and fill out our Area Director application.
  2. Send the application file in an email along with your resume and cover letter to: .
  3. In the subject line of your email please include the geographic area you are interested in applying for.

All applications are kept on file for a period of one year and will be referred to as positions become available. Unfortunately, our local offices cannot field phone calls or emails regarding individual employment opportunities. We will contact you directly if your skills match our current recruiting needs. Thank you for your interest.


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