Host An Exchange Student


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N/ALos Angeles, CA 90061


Host an Exchange Student!


SHARE! High School Student Exchange Program

About SHARE:

ERDT/SHARE! is a global non-profit educational foundation that has been providing international student exchange services to host families and international teens since 1974.

SHARE! places 500 international high school exchange student’s a year between the ages of 15-18 with volunteer host families.

About host families:

SHARE! families are diverse. Traditional two-parent families (with or without children), single parents or adults, and retired couples all make wonderful host families. Any adult with a safe, clean, loving environment, is encouraged to host.

Host families provide: A bed, 3 meals a day as well as a loving environment, friendship and a desire to share American culture.

The host family may also choose their own student that best fits into their family from over 25 countries like: Germany, France, Spain, Hong Kong, Thailand, Mexico, Belgium, Switzerland, China, Italy, South Korea, Denmark, Netherlands, and more!

About our students:

SHARE! Students all speak English, come fully medically insured and with their own spending money for personal expenses. They attend the host families local high school for a school year or semester.

Contact SHARE! today at 1-877-772-3738 or to start your adventure of a lifetime!

Also you can find us on Facebook: SHAREGREATLAKES


Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • School Year or Semester

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