Open Your Heart & Home to Exchange Students in the Las Vegas area!


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


your homeLas Vegas, NV 89122


Are you interested in exploring the world, meeting new people, and experiencing different cultures? CIEE, the nonprofit leader in international exchange, is looking for families in the Las Vegas area to host one of our international high school students who will be attending high school here in the fall!

Host Families:

  • Accept a student into their home as a part of their family for one or two semesters
  • Provide a bed and room (student can share a room with a host sibling of the same gender)
  • Share 3 meals a day (other meals or school lunches are student's responsibility)
  • Receive local and regional support 24/7 from well-trained staff and Local Coordinators

Our Students:

  • Are between the ages of 15 and 18 (Grades 10-12)
  • Speak English
  • Have access to their own spending money
  • Have health insurance coverage through CIEE
  • Well screened and thoroughly tested

Becoming a CIEE host family is an experience of mutual discovery. When you give an international student the opportunity to explore American culture through your eyes, you'll discover a new culture as well, by experiencing new values, traditions, languages and foods.

If you're interested in learning more about hosting, contact Melissa Weiss the CIEE Local Coordinator in the Las Vegas area, to learn more: or 713-703-4764

To find out more about our program or this opportunity, visit start a host family application at

About CIEE: Founded in 1947, CIEE is a non-profit organization specializing in international work and education. Our mission is "to help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world." With over 70 years of experience in international education, CIEE is the largest and longest running sponsor of exchange programs in the U.S.


  • Mentoring
  • Bilingual
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25

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