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Youth For Understanding

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"I know the importance of an international community and knew that I would love working with international students.” —Iris Franklin, Volunteer

Do you enjoy working with teenagers and families? Are you internationally minded? As a YFU volunteer, you’ll not only help change the lives of students, but you can help change the world!

Some volunteer opportunities may include: interviewing prospective exchange students and host families, conducting orientations, sharing information with local communities or providing administrative support. For more than 60 years, YFU has successfully carried out its mission thanks to the efforts of thousands of volunteers across the country and many more around the globe. When you join YFU as a volunteer, you become part of one of the most respected programs in international student exchange.

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About Youth For Understanding


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.


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.


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Your CommunityEdmond, OK 73034



  • People 55+


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

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