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Support International Students and Host Families

Description

Guide students and families through the international exchange experience while developing your own cross-cultural communication skills. As a key part of the AFS support network, you’ll work directly with international high school students and their U.S. host families to foster a life-changing journey for both parties.

Through regular meetings with you, an AFS student can get the most out of their experience in the U.S. You’ll have help from a community of local volunteers and staff, creating an opportunity for learning and sharing as you navigate the intriguing cultural differences that make the exchange experience so rich and rewarding.

If you enjoy problem-solving, meeting new people from around the world, and facilitating intercultural understanding, this role could be the right fit for you!

What's Involved

  • Check in regularly with students, host families, and schools
  • Develop strong relationships with students and families 
  • Identify and work through cultural differences
  • Prepare written records of your meetings 

You’re a good fit if you’re interested in…

  • Mentoring
  • Facilitating communication
  • Gaining international experience
  • Problem-solving and mediation
  • Organization and coordination

Final Date: 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00am

Related Links: 

Go here to get started.AFS Intercultural Programs

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Logistics
Is training or orientation provided?: 
Yes
Is there an application or interview process?: 
Yes
Is parking available?: 
N/A
Is it on a busline?: 
N/A
Is the site accessible to people with disabilities?: 
Yes
Is transportation provided?: 
N/A
Is special clothing or equipment needed?: 
N/A
Is food provided?: 
N/A
Is this opportunity eligible for individuals required to complete disciplinary community service?: 
N/A

Organization Information