"Finding good child care can be a headache for Chapel Hill/Durham families, and my goal is to make it easy," said Ellen Reich, area director, Au Pair Care.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2012
Au Pair Care, an au pair agency that matches American families with international au pairs, today announced that Ellen Reich, a new area director in Chapel Hill/Durham, North Carolina, has joined the team. Ellen is responsible for matching international au pairs with local host families in Chapel Hill/Durham, as well as providing ongoing support to the matched families and au pairs.
“I am so excited to join the Au Pair Care team by helping Chapel Hill/Durham families learn about the benefits of an au pair as a child care option, and supporting our current host families,” said Ellen Reich, area director, Au Pair Care. “Finding good child care can be a headache for families, and my goal is to make it easy.”
Au Pair Care area directors provide education and support to host families and au pairs, create monthly events, conduct in-home interviews with host families, and provide arrival orientation to new au pairs.
A graduate of Wake Forest University with a bachelor’s degree in business, Ellen holds more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience within the pharmaceutical and medical industries. Ellen has been a resident of the greater Chapel Hill area for 16 years and is actively involved in her community. She is also the PTSA president at Pollard Middle School.
"Our area directors have an indispensable role on the Au Pair Care team, working directly with our host families and au pairs," said Heidi Woehl, vice president, Au Pair Care. "We're thrilled to have Ellen join us and help build communities and connections in the Chapel Hill/Durham region."
An au pair is a young adult from another country who lives with a family and provides in-home child care services in exchange for room and board and a weekly stipend. Au pairs work up to 45 hours per week, offering a flexible schedule that can accommodate an individual family’s needs.
Au Pair Care’s standard au pair program offers American families one year of live-in child care. Au Pair Care also offers an infant specialized program and an extension program for families who wish to continue the program past the initial 12 months. The cost of an au pair from Au Pair Care is approximately $350 per week, regardless of the number of children in the family. Au Pair Care’s au pairs are between 18 and 26 years old, have extensive child care experience, speak conversational English, and come from more than 40 different countries.
Au Pair Care is a leading au pair agency providing affordable live-in child care services to American families since 1989. Designated by the U.S. Department of State, Au Pair Care offers superior child care to fit families’ unique needs. Au Pair Care has matched more than 40,000 au pairs with American families across the U.S. Au Pair Care is a division of Intrax, a family of organizations that provide a lifetime of high-quality educational, work and volunteer programs that connect people and cultures. Intrax is headquartered in San Francisco with offices on four continents. To find an au pair to fit your family’s needs call 800-428-7247 or visit http://www.aupaircare.com.