Interested in other cultures? Mentor an international exchange student in Charleston, SC!

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Youth For Understanding

Open minds and hearts

YFU USA is looking for Area Representatives to serve as an unbiased advocate for international students. Offering guidance and support to the student, family, and school through regular contact with each participant, this key volunteer position supports one or two international students each school year. Most YFU volunteers serve in this position, however, other positions, including virtual volunteer opportunities, are available.

Impact:

High school international exchange students, their host families, and high schools in the area will be positively impacted when you become an Area Rep with YFU!

Training/ YFU will provide:

YFU provides all the training and tools you need. Ongoing training opportunities conducted by professional staff and skilled volunteers are available online, in-person, conducted one-on-one and in groups. Take courses on topics like leadership, government compliance, conflict resolution, social media, community building, cultural understanding and more.

Requirements:

Application, Background check, completion of Youth For Understanding Volunteer Training

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About Youth For Understanding

Location:

YFU-USA, 6856 Eastern Ave NW #310, Washington, DC 20012, US

Mission Statement

Make the world your home. YFU advances intercultural understanding, mutual respect and social responsibility through educational exchanges for youth, families and communities.

Description

A non-profit international educational organization with partners in more than 60 different countries, Youth For Understanding is one of the world’s oldest, largest and most respected intercultural exchange program. More than 250,000 students and their host families have benefited from the support and expertise of YFU. The YFU global network is united by the belief that full cultural immersion is the most effective means to gain the skills needed to thrive in an increasingly multicultural, interconnected and competitive global society. YFU is different from other intercultural exchange organizations because of our thorough preparation and program support that’s backed by a global team of volunteers, Our volunteers run orientations, conduct interviews, support students and serve as a YFU ambassador within their own communities. When you join YFU, you become a part of a 1500 volunteers nationwide who help students grow and discover their inner selves.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Your Community!Charleston, SC 29403

(32.80072,-79.95005)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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