Host a SPANISH Exchange Student for 2-4 weeks this summer


Cause Areas


Wed Jun 27, 2018 - Wed Jul 25, 2018


Lake Villa AreaLake Villa, IL 60046
Share your Life to Change Another


Opportunity Description: Greenheart Exchange, a nonprofit exchange organization, is seeking volunteer host families for high school aged exchange students from SPAIN for 4 weeks from June 27th to July 25th.

What is expected of me and my family?

  • Provide 3 meals a day and a secure and inviting home
  • Treat the student like a member of the family, which may include household rules, responsibilities and privileges
  • Optional participation in group activities

Who can host a student?

Greenheart Exchange host families represent the diversity of American culture. Our families are of varied backgrounds and include working parents, couples with and without children, single parents, and empty-nesters. All host families complete an online application and each family member aged 18+ must clear a background check.

What will the students do?

  • Arrive with a group of students, accompanied by a bilingual adult chaperone.
  • Participate in ESL classes
  • Go on Full and Half Day excursions during the week
  • Spend evenings and weekends with their host family
  • Share meals, traditions, and daily conversations with you
  • Come with their own medical insurance and spending money.

How do I host?

If you are interested, please start by completing our group online host family application, here:

Please Choose RACHAEL KVETON as the Local Coordinator option.

For more information, contact Rachael Kveton at:


Phone: (715) 938 3789


  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Spanish

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • In home interview

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