Interested in cross-culture communication? Bring the world into your home! Roanoke Area


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


anywhere in Roanoke, work from home!Roanoke, VA 24011


Do you love to travel? Want to connect internationally / interculturally on a local level? We are looking for individuals who want to connect with foreign exchange students and their host families by being volunteer liaisons for AFS-USA. Volunteer liaisons champion a student and host family and ensure the cultural exchange is a success! This will be done by using your great communication skills and your intercultural experience gained from traveling overseas. For more detailed information contact Alexandra:, or by visiting

To join AFS, please

1 - Sign up for an account:

2 - Complete and submit the Volunteer Application

Once your Volunteer Application is reviewed by AFS staff, we will then contact you.


  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a month
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