Make the world yours and volunteer with YFU Exchange Students in Odessa, TX!

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Youth For Understanding

Open minds and hearts

Do you like working with teenagers and families? Do you enjoy learning about other cultures? Would you like to support international exchange students in navigating their experience in the USA? YFU USA is currently looking for volunteers in Odessa interested in supporting our students and host families throughout their time together. 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.

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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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About Youth For Understanding

Location:

YFU-USA, 641 S St, NW, Washington, DC 20001, US

Mission Statement

Make the world your home. YFU advances intercultural understanding, mutual respect and social responsibility through educational exchanges for youth, families and communities.

Description

A non-profit international educational organization with partners in more than 60 different countries, Youth For Understanding is one of the world’s oldest, largest and most respected intercultural exchange program. More than 250,000 students and their host families have benefited from the support and expertise of YFU. The YFU global network is united by the belief that full cultural immersion is the most effective means to gain the skills needed to thrive in an increasingly multicultural, interconnected and competitive global society. YFU is different from other intercultural exchange organizations because of our thorough preparation and program support that’s backed by a global team of volunteers, Our volunteers run orientations, conduct interviews, support students and serve as a YFU ambassador within their own communities. When you join YFU, you become a part of a 1500 volunteers nationwide who help students grow and discover their inner selves.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Youth For Understanding USAOdessa, TX 79762

(31.96263,-102.38075)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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