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Youth for UnderstandingBurlington, IA 52601


Do you like working with teenagers and families? Do you enjoy learning about other cultures? Would you like to support an international high school student in discovering the American culture? YFU USA is currently looking for volunteers in Burlington, IA interested in dedicating 2- 3hrs/month to supporting our students and host families. You will serve as an unbiased advocate for the student, offering guidance and support through regular contact.

Youth for Understanding offers excellent training to prepare you for that role as well as support along the way. When you join YFU you become part of one of the oldest and most respected programs in international student exchange. You gain an opportunity to meet like-minded people and truly impact someone's life!

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YFU also has other ways to get involved. Want to host an exchange student in your home? Are you one of our alumnus and want to re-connect? Contact YFU USA at 866.4.YFU.USA (866.493.8872).


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies, 2-3+ hours a month, flexible hours
  • Pass online course regarding J1 Visa Regulations

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