Make the world yours and volunteer with YFU Exchange Students in Cedar Rapids, IA


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Youth for UnderstandingCedar Rapids, IA 52401


Do you enjoy working with teenagers and families? Do you want to become a part of a volunteer team that supports international students from all over the world? As a YFU volunteer, you’ll not only impact the lives of students, but increase cultural diversity in your own community! Some volunteer opportunities may include:

  • mentoring and providing ongoing support to international students and host families;
  • interviewing prospective exchange students and host families
  • conducting orientations;
  • aiding in community outreach and;
  • providing administrative support.

We are currently looking for volunteers in Cedar Rapids, IA. When you join YFU you become part of one of the oldest and most respected programs in international student exchange. You get a chance to change the lives of students and change the world.

Click "I Want to Help" to get started.

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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