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AFS-Miss Tennky Area Volunteer Leadership Team

HOST, STUDY ABROAD, VOLUNTEER AND/OR DONATE WITH AFS

Often the main opportunity to be involved with AFS has been by hosting an AFSer for next school year or sending a student abroad in the near future.

However, volunteers are needed to support the exchange students and their partners with 90 countries. Go to see this at www.afsusa.org/volunteer-with-afs and http/afsusa.org/misstennky/.

Some school systems will not be hosting in the fall, but are looking at the Spring. The AFS Area Chair and volunteer chair is also Becky Heywood at AFSbecky@comcast.net and 615-473-4389. MNPS and Williamson county will accept students in the fall.

The local team web site is www.afsusa.org/misstennky/. Many scholarships are available for studying abroad: summer, semester, gap year, year long and on community service and global prep programs go to www.afsua.org/study-aborad to view the many programs. To see if there are still opening in certain countries contact Christina.pettinelli@afsusa.org. Students in only Montgomery County are eligible to apply for the Edelweiss Scholarships (two $4,000 scholarships) to study in Germany of Austria. The students do not have to have already studied or are currently studying German.

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About AFS-Miss Tennky Area Volunteer Leadership Team

Location:

2233 Roanoke Rd, Clarksville, TN 37043, US

Mission Statement

AFS-USA works toward a more just and peaceful world by providing international and interultural learning experiences to individuals, families, schools, and communities through a global volunteer partnership

Description

AFS has been sending teenagers, teachers and young adults abroad for more than 70 years with an exemplary record of safely, security, and service to students, parents, and eductors.

More than 13,000 students go on exchanges every year within the AFS Network, which includes AFS-USA and AFS Partners in more than 90 countries. Support is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a wekk by experienced staff and trained AFS Volunteers who live in the same communities as our students and teachers.

When the American Field Service ambulance drivers returned from volunteering in World War II, they founded AFS as a movement to promote understanding and peace through international student exchange. That mission is as meaningful today as it was back in 1947 when AFS began by exchanging 52 studens from 11 countries formerly at war. Yesterday's ambulance drivers can be compared to today's AFS Exchange Student-ambassadors with the mission of increasing understanding betweeen people, cultures, and countries.

Many of the AFSers who are being sent and those who come to the USA are scholarship students. Opportunities for going as an AFSer may be for a summer, semester, year long or gap year. To learn more about these programs contact www.afs.org/usa and/or call 1-800-AFS-INFO nationally or locally 931-378-7258.

Arts & Culture
Community
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Community Outreach
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • depends on how commited you would like to be
  • Hosting families must not be on public assistance and financially able to add another person to their home

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