With Cultural Care Au Pair, you will have the opportunity to live overseas with an American family, meet friends from around the world and travel. We want to help you find your next adventure!

Feel free to visit us at:
Level 1, 53 Balfour St Chippendale NSW 2008
Phone: 0800 637 537 
Email: aupair.nz@culturalcare.com

EMERGENCY: If you have an emergency whilst in Australia, please call +61 411 675 105. If you have an emergency whilst in the USA, please call +1800 333 6056


Cultural Care Au Pair holds meetings every month across New Zealand. Be sure to read about our Interview Leaders and their experience promoting Cultural Care! 

Samantha Reading, Kapiti Coast. NZ

Two years ago I had the opportunity of a lifetime! I was an au pair in Denver, Colorado for a beautiful host family. I experienced and learnt more about myself in this one year than ever before. From travelling around the US, to being taught American Sign Language from a 4 year old. From doing school drop-offs, to visiting countless children's museums, making funny faces out of snack food, to cuddling my host children until they fell asleep...I cherish every memory! As an Interview Leader with Cultural Care, I am now able to share the excitement future au pairs have and reiterate how much fun they will have in the US. I also talk about how challenging it will be, how fascinating exploring a differnet culture is, how many friends they will make from all over the world and most of all, how they will gain a second family! This is a such a journey of personal growth, and I encourage everyone to embark on what will be the best experience of their life! 

Kate Middleton, Auckland. NZ

I am currently studying a Bachelor of Physical Education, and through my placements at school I absolutely love seeing and encouraging young people to experience travel and childcare. Through my own childcare experience and travel to America I know the rewards and benefits that this programme can offer, and just how life changing their experience will be! As an Interview Leader I love sharing my knowledge and being able to encourage potential au pairs to step out of their comfort zone and explore their opportunities of gaining a second family, new friends, and an unforgettable travel experience. The Cultural Care exchange is one of the best ways to grow, learn, and mature, while doing something that they are passionate about, and is so beneficial to their future.

Danielle Jelley, Christchurch.NZ 

I first became part of the EF family in 2010 as a high school exchange student in the USA and Costa Rica. My favourite part about being an Interview Leader for the Cultural Care Au Pair Programme is being a part of the journey of kiwi women and men embarking on a year (or two) of personal growth, responsibility and an experience they will never forget. Living the American dream in the rewarding au pair role will open you to countless opportunities and you will gain a second family for the rest of your life. I am passionate about my role with Cultural Care and I look forward to meeting you as a future au pair before embarking on an incredible experience in the USA that will change your life!

Cultural Care Au Pair New Zealand

Meet the Cultural Care Au Pair team! Our office is based in Sydney, Australia. We are available Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:30pm (Sydney time) and are here to support you throughout the entire application process.

Nadene Bilsborough – Country Program Manager 
Based in the Sydney office, Nadene works to support au pair candidates from the beginning of their application process to the successful completion of their au pair experience. Being a returned au pair herself, and previous CPM for EF High School Exchange, Nadene has extensive knowledge of the au pair program, and the cultural exchange experience in the USA. Nadene holds a Bachelor of Education and has worked in child care centres and schools in various countries. As the Country Program Manager, Nadene oversees all applications and processes. With the highest level of support and professionalism, Nadene ensures that the Cultural Care team provides quality guidance and expertise to all au pairs.

Katrina Simpson - Regional Manager  
Katrina was an au pair for 1 year, returned to Australia and then went back to the same host family for another 2 years, all with Cultural Care Au Pair. Katrina was eager to become part of the Cultural Care team to share her experience. Katrina's role is to work with prospective au pairs and nurture them through their application process. Katrina holds a Diploma of Business and a Certificate 3 in Children's Services, and has extensive experience working in child care centres. Her own experience as an au pair for 3 years in the USA means that she always aims to deliver excellent support and advice to future au pair’s. Katrina knows what it takes to be successful and recruits only the strongest applicants. Katrina provides the highest level of support and understanding for her applicants and ensures that each au pair is well supported and prepared before, during and after their au pair experience. 

Visit us at:

Level 1, 53 Balfour St
NSW 2008 


Phone: 0800 637 537

E-mail: aupair.nz@culturalcare.com