Host a FRENCH exchange student for 3 WEEKS starting JULY 7TH


Cause Areas


Sat Jul 07, 2018 - Sat Jul 28, 2018


San Jose AreaSan Jose, CA 95112


Greenheart Exchange, a nonprofit exchange organization, is seeking volunteer host families for high school aged exchange students from France for 3 weeks from July 7th to July 28th.

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 economic, religious and racial backgrounds and include working parents, couples with and without children, single parents, adoptive 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 Saturday and Sunday with their host family
  • Share meals, traditions, and daily conversations with you
  • Come with his/her 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:

Choose Rose Marie Blin as the Local Coordinator.

For more information, contact her at:


Phone:(818) 390-0367


  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • French

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Must participant in in-home interview and reference checks.

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