The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Volunteers may offer their help in any way that suits their talents. A volunteer registration is required. Needs include: visiting with current hosted students, assisting the chapter with interviewing, hosting a student, and talking with the community about the advantages of hosting a student in their home or sending a student abroad. AFS was founded by volunteer American Field Service ambulance drivers from World Wars I and II who believed-as AFS believes today-that the way to build a more just and peaceful world begins when people from different countries meet, learn about each other and begin